Category Archives: history family

Customers Know – art and framing

The Customer knows when it is time to change the frame on a beloved painting. My client  was promised this landscape painting her grandfather painted for her mother many years ago and until just recently it was gifted to her.  … 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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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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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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Gift Ideas for the Season of Giving

Yes, I’m filled with great framing ideas, especially when it comes to sentimental values. Custom Picture Framing is a process, start with an idea, then collect pieces of the story. In this project the eyeglasses came first then the photos, … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH WHAT YOU LOVE

LIVING WITH WHAT YOU LOVE by Monica Rich Kosann  If ever there was a book with so many images of picture frames displayed and presented the way I would this is it. I feel as though this book states exactly … 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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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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