Monthly Archives: April 2013

Art and Framing – Tiles and Shadowbox Frame

Framing adds value to the art. This high lacquered shadowbox style frame is custom fit for these 4 1/4 inch square tiles. The tiles are still tangible and can be enjoyed as a sculptural piece or hang on the wall. … Continue reading

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BAILEY at the Museum – Children’s Book Review

Children always remind me to find a good story with great illustrations. I received this lovely work of art in my mailbox the other day and thought I’d share it with the world. Here in Calgary we get sun and … Continue reading

Posted in Art Education, Art Education for Preschool, Art History, Children's Books

Tru Vue Glass – Why I use the product at work.

I’ve been in business for seventeen years and it’s wonderful when suppliers support their product with information and enthusiasm. There are many glass products out there but when you spend the investment of time and money to preserve your memories … Continue reading

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When I First Came to this Land – Children’s Book Review

My dog Charlie and I are members of PALS. With our team  of other dogs and their handlers we visit retirement homes and extended care homes. As much as I like to talk about my dog, this book is really … Continue reading

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Reframing – reusing existing frames with old art

I consider myself a resourceful person, so when I found this antique image of Fredrick the Great by William Camphausen I thought, finally a purpose for this fancy high lacquered frame that I’ve had forever. Framing with the regular conservation … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Smile – Children’s Book Review

Children bring smiles to all and in this wonderfully illustrated book by Dyanne Disalvo one little boy does just that. Are you preparing for a vacation? or taking a plane ride with children? Grandma’s Smile by Randy Siegel will prepare … Continue reading

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Hanging a Collection of Framed Art or Documents

This gallery is of  SHAG, Josh Agle’s art prints. The black frame and the black mat are consistent throughout the collection, the art style is also consistent. It is the various sizes of the art and frame placement that create … Continue reading

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