Monthly Archives: May 2013

Picturescape – Children’s Book Review

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Picturescape by Elisa Gutierrez Another trip to the museum for school children, Canadian Art Museum.  A picture book about historical Canadian artists from coast to coast, see if you can remember which artist did the paintings that Gutierrez illustrated or … Continue reading


Castle Mountain, Banff – Linocut Print Framed

Here are three different ways of framing the same image. The linocut print of Castle Mountain was created by Wayne Haglund, the Custom Picture Framing by The Art Tree. The prices vary for each style of frame; museum glass or … Continue reading

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Jewelry – Frame it! – Shadowbox Frame

A client of mine went to Africa and brought back this beautiful Wedding Necklace (Masai).

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Out on the Prairie – Children’s Book Review

Out on the Prairie by Donna M. Bateman & illustrated by Susan Swan Why I love this book; the information about the subjects, and the illustrations are creatively made with depth and accuracy. As per usual it’s the illustrations that … Continue reading

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“A Treasure in My Garden” and “Water, Weed and Wait” – Two Children’s Book Reviews

Hello – Yes! it’s Spring 2013 and it about time! I just can’t wait to get into the garden, well as a matter of fact I didn’t wait, I’ve already planted eight pots of colourful Pansies. The first book is … Continue reading

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Make: simple lino stamps

Make: simple lino stamps. These are great little stamps. I have a few in stock as well if you’re interested.

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Framing that Favorite Greeting Card

Mother & Child This is a Christmas card I received in December, I love it. I receive few cards that are actually of the Christ child at Christmas time and this one really stood out for me, so I saved … Continue reading

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