The Best Gifts for Mom are Free (or close to it)

The thought of Mother’s Day makes me smile. Perfectly timed in the middle of May, when our part of Earth emerges from winter’s gray, we celebrate the woman who gave us life and love. As a mom, I look forward to the sweet surprises the day brings.

Laura Jajko | 4/29/2015 11:17:53 AM | 9 comments

Every Day Earth Friendly Habits

Recognizing and celebrating Earth Day has become a modern day tradition in our culture. It’s a day we can all come together and look at ways we can be more protective of our environment. Of course I applaud big initiatives that companies make and believe me, we have many, the most significant being our carbon neutral shipping.

Laura Jajko | 4/22/2015 1:59:55 PM | 4 comments

Dave Plank Artist Interview

What a pleasure it was to interview Dave Plank, winner of our November 2014 Featured Artist Contest. He is the only artist thus far that I’ve met prior to this occasion. We’ve been handling the printing and framing for Dave for several years now, and last summer, he, his wife and their puppy paid us a visit at our Showroom.

Laura M Jajko | 4/17/2015 9:02:37 AM | 4 comments

Featured Artist Contest Winners: Ainsley and Erik Jacobs

I am pleased to announce March's Featured Artist Contest winners: Ainsley and Erik Jacobs. Read more about this husband and wife team and their artwork in this press release that was sent to the media. Visit their website to see more work.

Laura Jajko | 4/10/2015 8:53:39 AM | 3 comments

Mat Board: Drop Bottom Technique for Dramatic Results

So often we focus on color, but today I want to think about proportion—one of the most important design elements in custom picture framing. The single biggest impact on the proportions in your finished treatment is the mat board, even (or should I say especially) plain white boards.

Laura Jajko | 4/3/2015 10:49:50 AM | 3 comments

About this blog

Laura Jajko

Join in and let’s bond over our love of art and framing. Here, I’ll be sharing design inspiration and decisions, twitter chat summaries, and happenings with the company, among other things. With more than 40 years of practical experience, I bring a unique perspective in a straight-forward style that I hope will spark lots of interesting and relevant dialog in our online community.

For more tutorials and articles, take a look at our other blogs -  Ask Mike or At Your Service

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