Category Archives: family albums

Small Sketches or Doodles have Appeal

A Friend – A Bird – A Memory Many years ago my good friend Lorne knew how much I liked birds so he did a few sketches of the birds outside his kitchen window and gave me one. I was … Continue reading

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papier mâché dogs by Susan Fae (ACAD) Calgary

This summer was busy with making dogs out of papier mâché in between work and play I seem to have come out of this summer with a pack of dogs, eight papier ones and one very happy real one, Charlie. … Continue reading

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Digital Prints on Canvas – Stretched – Framed

Artists! If you have that FABULOUS work of ART that everyone says I’d like to have that or How much is that one? You have the opportunity to make everyone happy by getting giclees made or reproductions made onto canvas, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mothers around the world are Very Special Let us always celebrate them, but in Canada on May 11th share something special with them. thearttree.ca  

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Easter Eggs – What to do with the GOOD ones

The Easter Celebration is about the element JOY – REJOICE LIFE is PRECIOUS Sometimes we see it through COLOUR If you prepare for Easter through colouring eggs, here is an idea to keep the celebration alive throughout the year. Frame … Continue reading

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Reminiscing

Remembering my Days of Youth A few years ago when I was 17 (ha) I went to visit my aunt Marlene who lived in Oregon. After two weeks I returned home with a handmade needle point she stitched personally just … Continue reading

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Telling her visual Story with historical photos

 Many images put into one frame, then one frame put onto a wall of many frames. Did you inherit a shoe box (or something like it) filled with old family photos? Discovering the importance of family history will encourage you … Continue reading

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Reframing an old photo

A Pastime to Treasure for a Lifetime               Before                                                       After This wonderful photo of my neighbour’s grandmother was in a ready-made frame, (store bought with easel back). It hung … Continue reading

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Owen – Children’s Book Review

Owen – by Kevin Henkes  The charm of a child with a blankie, or as we adults know it, a security blanket. Do you remember a child that had a cute habit that made up a good part of their … Continue reading

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Handcrafted Italian Picture Frames

Handcrafted Italian picture frames make great gifts. The craftsmanship on the frames are a work of art, enhancing the sentimental value of the gift. When you find that charming old photo of you and your sister from 2o years ago, … Continue reading

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