The Beauty of Natural Wood

In my last blog article, I shared how my personal aesthetic tends to morph with the seasons. In the summer I'm invariably attracted to art with a 'cool' vibe that lends itself to treatments featuring shiny metallics and bright whites. As fall takes hold, I crave cozy: home cooked meals, evening fires and, in decor, the gentle beauty of natural woods.

LauraMJ | 9/29/2014 11:44:39 AM | 0 comments

American Frame Announces Expansion

This week I am excited to announce the expansion of our Showroom. The process has just begun to transform our office space into an expanded Showroom area. Here are the details as told in a press release that was sent to the media today.
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LauraMJ | 9/23/2014 2:25:54 PM | 10 comments

Infinity and Beyond – An Often Misunderstood But My Favorite Wood Frame

As fall approaches, I am increasingly inspired by the beauty of natural wood. Light or dark, smooth or distressed, the touch of wood lends a warmth and elegance to any piece of art. Yes, my framing tastes tend to follow the season – maybe it’s because of where I live and tend to travel, who knows? But for the next few months, I’ll be talking wood frames.

LauraMJ | 9/17/2014 7:30:00 AM | 4 comments

The Popularity of Industrial Chic Comes to Framing

I am very pleased and excited to introduce Larson-Juhl's marketing manager, Greg Perkins as today's guest blogger.

Some home decorating styles come and go, but the Industrial Chic look has been around for a decade and it’s still building momentum. The core of this trend comes from actual industrial pieces that have been recycled, repurposed and reclaimed, but there are also many newly manufactured products designed to coordinate.

LauraMJ | 9/3/2014 2:30:25 PM | 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.


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