Monthly Archives: February 2013

Linocut Print Framed – Quality Custom Picture Framing

A HEART OF GOLD LINO &  PEACE OF MIND by Susan Fae Haglund These are my two linocut prints that I’ve added a bit of a twist to. A Heart of Gold is printed with oil based ink, then the … Continue reading

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On the Day You Were Born – Children’s book Review

I love children’s books mainly for the illustrations, it’s always an added bonus when there’s a great story too or better yet that it comes with a music CD like, On the Day You Were Born. Debra Frasier is both … Continue reading

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Shadow Box Picture Framing – Horseshoe

Family History Matters – Last Christmas season I made this sentimental gift for a grandchild of a retired farming couple. Everything in the box has personal sentiment; the cameo belonged to the grandmother the black and white photo of the … Continue reading

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Good Morning Sun’s Up! – Children’s Book Review

Sun’s up-It’s time to play. This book goes way back, I purchased it when I was studying children’s literature in 1982. The cheerful and vibrant colours in the illustrations of this book define the title, then the text is more … Continue reading

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Shadowbox Framing – Narwhal Tooth

The Narwhal; These legendary animals have two teeth. In males, the more prominent tooth grows into a sword like, spiral tusk up to 8.8 feet (2.7 meters) long. Framing one of these magnificent creature’s tooth took a little bit of … Continue reading

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Imagina Una Noche – Children’s Book Review

Image – Create – Dream – these words describe my daily activities, I’m not always productive but those actions support my accomplishments. This book is an inspiring resource for adult artist and children alike. The illustrations by Rob Gonsalves are … Continue reading

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My Rows and Piles of Coins – Children’s Book Review

Well, today is the day that the Royal Canadian Mint begins to phase out the penny. I honour the “lucky penny” by reviewing a book that reflects on the importance of pennies  for a child. This story is about a … Continue reading

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