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My New Favourite Frame

In searching for a dark wood moulding for a client a while back I came across one I loved but have waited until I had the perfect image for it before I used it.  And finally I found one.  Amazingly, although somewhat intentionally, its of my daughter.  I have been trying for years (since I began really) to produce an image of her I loved which could be used as a sample in my studio. 

I am so pleased with the image and seeing the finished product presented this way has been wonderful.  I regularly stop and stare at it hanging on my wall.  Its everything I wanted it to be and is going to be a cherished item for me for the rest of my life.  She has been taking dance lessons since she was 2 (she is now 8) and its something she loves more than anything. 
My framer, Jo from The Frame Game, did a fantastic job as she always does.  Her attention to detail is superb.  And the mix of fine art print and thick conservation grade double mount all set behind high quality low reflection glass surrounded by this stunning, rich wood moulding make this piece resemble something you might find in an art gallery.  In fact, when I walked into her shop to pick it up and saw it amongst the art Jo sells I didn't think it looked out of place at all.  It would have sat very well on her walls with the other pieces. 

Now I know I am a little biased as this is my daughter, but I really do believe this would make a wonderful momento for anyone who's child dances.  Its something that will last a lifetime and never go out of fashion.

And just another little plug for my fabulous framer, check out Jo's Facebook page and like it if you have a moment.  She really does excellent work at reasonable prices and at a convenient location (next to the Hinckley train station and she has parking).  I don't know how I'd run my business without her.

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