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Smokin’ picture frame! Shadowbox for an heirloom pipe collection

We recently finished a shadowbox for an heirloom pipe collection, and we are over the moon about it!  How perfect is it, to put a photo of one of the pipes in action and create a fun timeline of historical and contemporary pipes? The rich color and supple mahogany wood of the frame looks worn and handled like the pipes …

Hanging jewelry case shows off, protects treasures

It’s time to talk about our treasures. We all have at least one… that gorgeous piece of jewelry or ornament that we take out for special occasions, but rarely wear otherwise. How can we enjoy something like this every day? Read more to see how we made it possible to enjoy our favorite jewelry every day, by making a custom …

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Hanging with Dad for Father’s Day

Hanging with Dad for Father's Day

Dads are a huge part of the family picture. No, literally, Dad takes up nearly half of this sweet family photo!  hehe… With Father’s Day coming up, it’s time to give Dad his due.  What could be more awesome than finding or taking a family photo that features Dad? Then you can frame it to suit Dad’s style.  He can …

Frame your diploma – It’s graduation season!

frame your diploma

Oh YES! School’s out for Summer! Post Grads… College students… High school students… GED earners… Certificate seekers… Did you graduate this May?  Awesome job!  School is a huge investment in time, money and resources.  You should be proud of your achievement.  You’re going to rock in your new career!  We salute you. You have made yourself better, and the world …

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Frame your needlework professionally at The Frame and I

frame your needlepoint professionally at the frame and i

For those of you who are in the know, needlework is a labor of love. The hours and hours spent stitching tiny threads into a larger picture are so rewarding when they are finished.  Now that you’ve got it finished, you need to frame your needlework professionally at The Frame and I! From embroidery to cross stitch, petit point, hardanger, …

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New in the gallery, “Balloon Animals” by Ida Woll

balloon animals ida kendall

Just when we’d thought there wouldn’t be anything new for a while, Ida surprised us with a new series of paintings! Behold, the “Balloon Animals” series.  These seriously whimsical paintings are cute, yet a little bit off kilter. How did the animals get into these predicaments? And are we invited to the party? One idea springboards another, so once she …

Brand new old style, Larson Juhl’s Salon 1789 frames

Brand new old style, Larson Juhl's Salon 1789 frames

This is our first frame using a special new frame line, Larson Juhl’s Salon 1789. It’s a brand-new old style, designed right here in Prescott by The Frame & I’s own Francine Hackerott! Salon 1789 designed for Larson Juhl by Francine Hackerott of The Frame & I, in Prescott, Arizona! The brilliant silver finish is muted with a timeworn patina. …

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Rustic reclaimed wood mirror frames

rustic reclaimed wood mirror frames

Rustic reclaimed wood mirror frames are a new spin on the standard household mirror! Do you ever wish your mirror frames had just a little more personality? Do your mirrors even have frames at all? 🙂 These hefty, rugged old wood frames really have it all going on. Weathered and old, rustic and industrial; with a little touch of art …

Navy officer honored with custom framed showcase at The Frame and I

  What could be a more awesome gift than creating a custom showcase commemorating somebody’s military career? We here at The Frame and I were thrilled to get the opportunity to build this custom framed showcase for a Navy officer’s hat and insignia from World War II. Every part of this display is custom made, from the hat stand to …

How to give an awesome gift in five easy steps

How to frame awesome gifts

Gift giving is really an art form, isn’t it? We can all agree the best gifts are thoughtful, and are just as much about the giver as the recipient. Something that truly expresses a feeling two people share.  Something that makes them laugh… Something that makes them cry. It isn’t easy, so we’re going to give you some tips… How …