January 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Beautiful Hinged Box with Cards


    This hinged box was given as a gift to a collector of playing card decks. The lid displays face cards, aces and jokers in a frame made from moulding that has images of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades on its face. I then used that same moulding turned on its side to construct a box […]

  • Six Common Mistakes


    This is a very timely article! Just last week I had a customer bring in a framed piece for repair which inspired a conversation concerning the perils of hanging art on an exterior wall or in contact with a heat vent. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/six-common-mistakes-that-could-damage-your-homes-artwork/2017/01/04/0eaea454-be53-11e6-94ac-3d324840106c_story.html?utm_term=.144868ae2f57

  • I Am A Framer


    New visitors admiring the amazing art in my shop always ask if I am the artist. My reply is that although everything is created locally, I am just “the framer”, which is a very simplistic title for the service I provide my customers. A fellow framer, Chris Chewning, has very thoughtfully and eloquently written what […]

  • Stay Safe Out There!


    Hey art & frame lovers…Due to the winter storm forecast, there is a possibility that Corners Frameshop & Gallery may be closed Friday or Saturday. Please call to be sure we are here before coming to the shop during the next two days. Stay safe & be careful! Pictured are wire phrases by Denise Field […]

  • Glass Art by Ann Beehler


    Ann Beehler, our resident glass artist, has just had a nice representation of her fine art pieces installed at the Metro’s North Transit Center on Pershall Road! Visit any time during the next couple of months to view her art in this wonderfully accessible public venue. Other fused glass pieces, including her extensive jewelry collection […]