We recently had a blast doing a presentation for The Lakeshore Camera Club. Interesting topics were discussed and I thought that some of the key points might benefit you. So today’s blog is all about photography and framing.
I’m what some might call a super fan of organization. I like things to have a special space and look pretty! Today I thought I’d share my obsession with you and offer some great suggestions for keeping organized with frames.
Spring is in the air and that means a lot of us are busy working on projects that refresh our living spaces. There's no better feeling than revitalizing your décor and giving your house a deep clean, including everything on your walls! Here are some great tips that can breathe new life into your favourite, framed things and as well a simple guideline to keep them looking as good as new!
As the season turns, I get an overwhelming urge to shed the old and freshen my home. What pieces can I do away with? What pieces should I add? Which ones are near to my heart? This spring, I wanted to give you some ideas on ways to clear the clutter and organize your most valued collections.
Every time I go to our Beaconsfield location my eyes are drawn to one particular piece on our display wall. The team did such a great job showcasing beautiful and amazing framing options, but this unexpected piece right smack dab in the middle of it all is one of my favourites.
It’s that time of month where we showcase our top 3 pins! February’s most popular images highlight ‘the personal’.
For several years now, we have had some fun with the month of February by renaming it ‘Frame-uary’ and coming up with a fun promotion that celebrates framing.
“Pop of color” has been a long used phrase in the décor world. In 2018, this catch phrase has some trendy weight. Whether you want to add a little or a whole lot, color adds personality and richness to a space. Let’s see how color can be added to custom framing in today’s trend alert.
Can you believe that it’s already time to talk about trends for 2018? We’ve tallied up some of the top color trends that will be seen in 2018 according to housebeautiful and will show you how they can be incorporated into your next custom framing project.
A gallery wall for a room is like a pair of shoes for an outfit in that it changes the overall feel and personality of the look. Your space can develop a certain flavor by altering what you choose to display in your gallery and how you decide to hang the pieces. Here are 6 of our favorite gallery walls and a why we love them.
We all know that custom framing can enhance a piece of art or preserve a memory but while it’s doing all of those great things, a fantastic custom framing design can do the unexpected! Here are 3 of my favorite crazy and amazing custom framing ideas.
We have been fortunate enough to work on amazing pieces (you guys truly have some interesting items!) and have been able to create incredible designs. Here are four standout frame designs that we would call outrageous!
The powder room is that one room that often gets overlooked or perhaps never quite feels complete when it comes to design. We want to show you how easy it is to turn an average powder room into a high-end space that you’re happy to have guests use.
We were honored to be asked by the Visual Arts Centre to present a specially tailored framing seminar last week at their facility in Westmount. Many of the artists who frequent this great establishment, either as students, teachers or collaborators often require framing services specific to their needs. This talk focused on what should be considered when framing for exhibition and sale.
There’s something magical about those first autumn fires as the cold weather slowly moves in. To make your time cozying up by the fireplace even more enjoyable, we wanted to share 3 easy ways to decorate your mantle for fall.
Time is certainly flying by! Another month has come and gone bringing us to September’s top pins for a little inspiration.
Ever love the colours of a print or the design of an item, but the finish is less than impressive? You’re not alone! Let us show you how one of our recent projects turned an ordinary box store find into a one-of-a-kind showstopper.
Often we think of custom framing as a something that is specially designed to showcase an artwork’s best features and look stunning on the wall. When it comes to our commercial clients, ‘custom’ refers to both the design and what it needs to do.
We’re often asked about value in relation to what to frame. Things like, Do you think this is worth framing? It’s really not an expensive piece, but I’ve held onto it for years. Do you think I should invest in framing it?
Why not choose the frames for your home, at your home? A framing consultation at your home is a great way to ensure peace of mind before starting your project. If done properly, it can be as easy as 1,2,3…4!
We all love vacation time so let’s find ways to remember it! Here are some fun ideas to get you started.
This month we worked on some amazing projects and gave you pointers on how to, say thank you style, create a DIY aquarium with the kids, and turn objects into masterpieces!
We picked up these precious little porcelain teapots at an antique market in Maine one summer. They were so cute we just couldn’t resist! Here’s how we turned them into a stunning, one of a kind display.
This time of year you may have a graduate in your family and want to celebrate their achievement. Here are 3 ways to showcase a degree.
We’ve all been there before… Buying that perfect something, from that amazing store and we’re giddy about the shopping bag!