15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Hey, do you know somebody special? Is May or June their month? Like maybe they’re graduating or they’re a mom or dad? 🙂  Is this special person also really hard to find a gift for? We feel ya. That’s why we’re here to help come up with a fabulous idea for their next gift! A shadowbox frame to show off their diploma, awards, family memories, and collections is a great way to surprise and delight them. Honor Mom, Dad and grads. Custom frame their special memories!   Every example pictured below was lovingly framed at our frame shop, The Frame & I, in historic and beautiful downtown Prescott Arizona! Come visit us to get inspired. Are you ready? Here are 15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

  1. Frame their unique identity!
15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Dad loves his bolo ties! These are coming back in fashion too… we can make a frame that works as a case so Dad can rock his bolo of choice anytime!

2. Honor their service!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Were they in the military? Show them their service is honored by putting their medals and insignia in a display case or shadowbox. This will be the conversation piece in their home!

3. Remember them fondly.

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Remember someone special, create a shadowbox frame in their favorite color with items that bring back priceless memories. Every item is hand sewn in place and given lots of TLC when we frame it.

4. Frame their curiosities!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Are they a collector? Give their items a home in a custom showcase. These adorable penguins are old, new, glass, metal and clay. So sweet and fun!

5. Frame their grad swag!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Grads tend to not do this for themselves, so you should totally frame their tassel, diploma and even the cap. Bring it all down and we’ll help you frame it!

6. Give them a sporting chance!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Are they really into sports? Team colors, logos and photos make a perfect memento of their sporting career.

7. Save their sentimentality…

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Is your special someone a sentimental type? Frame that little token of affection. We can frame anything! Even this delicate mother of pearl and ivory fan from the 1930’s.

8. Bless them with beauty!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Jewelry from a beloved Aunt looks wonderful in a special frame, and it will last lifetimes. Remember when she let you borrow these to play dress-up?

9. Strengthen family ties!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Victorian baby bonnet in a beautiful picture frame brings back family memories and gives a sense of belonging to all who see it. Framed under UV filtering glass, and tenderly hand stitched on linen, this delicate bonnet will still be cherished generations from now.

10. Frame something for them they wouldn’t frame for themselves.

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

Have they got a hobby making needlepoint, embroidery, crochet or any other textiles? You know how many hours they spend obsessing working on these. They might not frame it for themselves, but YOU can! They’ll love it.

11. Frame their diploma to honor their success!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

It takes a lot of effort, years, and money to graduate from college – give them kudos by putting their diploma in a perfect frame! Choose a custom framer to get a look you can’t buy from the college bookstore…

12. Delight and warm their hearts with kid’s art in frames!

15 great frame ideas for Moms, Dads and Grad gifts!

This adorable needlepoint was made by a budding stitcher in grade school! Frame it for Mom and she will cherish it forever. Ah, my little precious unicorn!

13. Tell a family story!

Honor Mom, Dad, and grads. Custom frame their special memories!

We framed this old violin with a picture of the musician in a custom leather look frame. The family name is embossed in the faux leather. It’ll be a family keepsake for generations to come! It’ll also be playable years from now because it’s protected from UV damage, environmental pollutants and bugs in this shadowbox display frame.

14. Touch their heart.

Honor Mom, Dad, and grads. Custom frame their special memories!

Are their children their whole life? Frame up baby items to bring a smile to their heart anytime they see them. A well loved toy, baby blanket, stories and child’s items tell a sweet story of love and family bonds.

15. Recognize their skills!

Honor Mom, Dad, and grads. Custom frame their special memories!

Achievements mean a lot, but those who achieve don’t always like to brag. So you need to sing their praises for them! These belt buckles will look amazing on their ‘brag wall’! 🙂 Giddy-yap!

We hope these 15 frame ideas have inspired you! Now, come on downtown and visit us Monday through Saturday at The Frame & I picture framing! Our framing experts will help you put it all together. Make sure to  have tissues handy when you give your framed gift… they’re known to bring tears of love and joy!

Happy celebrations!

Ida Kendall

 

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