Custom Frames for your Summer Memories

If you’re beginning to think about gift ideas for the holidays or if nostalgia is rolling in at the onset of the back-to-school season, then head in to T Clifton to get your mementos framed! Custom framing is an excellent way to honor your memories, and a perfect finish to any project or gift! We treat your work and memories as if they were our own and each piece is hand-crafted with care and attention to detail. This piece was just finished Wednesday of this week: A gorgeous embroidery completed by an equally elegant frame. Keep it local, Memphis!

Art to Wear Available at Our Art Gallery

Available at our Memphis Art Gallery – hand painted scarves.  Great option for gifts (or for yourself), especially if you are looking for unique gifts by Memphis artists.

Hand painted scarves paired with tagua nut jewelry.

Each scarf is a unique blend of color plus function.  These original art pieces are organic cotton and available in different lengths. $65 and $85

Weaving Glass – The Original Art of Glass Artist Carole Perry

Fine art glass artist Carole Perry’s tapestries showcase both texture and fine artisan skill.

Glass Thread Detail ~ 19in wide x 15in x 10in ~ sit or stand ~ $4500

She utilizes the kiln to complete her “weaving” process.  Carole’s one of a kind art sculptures incorporate more than 9,000 strands of glass.  She incorporate both color and clear glass, forming several layers of glass thread.  Through her process, she carefully monitors the temperature in the kiln to bring the thread to a sticky – but to molten – state. This precise temperature allows her to maintain the texture of the glass threads.  Once it reaches this state, she has approximately 10 seconds to form the shape of the piece and move it to a slow cooling chamber.

Carole’s glass sculptures are on exhibit at our art gallery in Memphis.

Custom Mirrors for Your Home

Refresh your bathroom or master bedroom with a custom framed mirror.

A few options for a custom bathroom mirror

With our more than 2,000 picture framing moulding options, your mirrors will reflect your unique style.

Recently we asked our Facebook followers which of these options they liked best for a bathroom.  It was fun to see what determines someone’s style – easy to clean versus dramatic seemed to be the most popular options.

What factors do you consider when selecting art or framing for your home?

Ketubah Framing for the Wedding

Framing your Ketubah is an honor for us.  We cherish that we have framed multiple generations of this sacred document.

Custom Framed Ketubah

In addition to framing your signed Ketubah, we also prepare the Ketubah for the ceremony.  This ensures it is protected and is ready to frame shortly after your ceremony.

Also, consider registering for gifts as the countdown to your wedding begins.  We can include the framing as a gift option as well as any of our fine art Judaic pieces.  And, don’t forget the groom’s glass.  We have multiple colors of glasses made specifically for easy breaking.  The shards can then be used for a keepsake item when incorporated into a mezuzah or menorah.

 

Framing Diplomas ~ Gifts for the Graduate

Frame the diploma and celebrate the milestone with original art.

Diploma Framing for the Graduate

Your options are wide open when it comes to framing a diploma.  Perhaps you want to include it in a shadowbox of school memories? If the graduate is headed on a corporate business track, a more traditional frame may be the best option.

Of course, parents you may want to frame the diploma for your home since it represents one of your most significant investments. (Woohoo!)

Frame Your Family Photos

Have you framed your family lately?

Custom Frame Family Photos

Does the new graduate need to get his or her diploma framed?

How do you keep the vacation memories alive?

Custom framing allows you to choose a moulding and bring uniqueness to your family’s photos, memorabilia, and vacation memories.  Consider a shadowbox or keepsake items, or frame your grandmother’s favorite recipe.

Bring us the items, and we will guide you through selection of the frame and mats.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Tip:  Mom will be thrilled with whatever you give her, especially if the gift includes time with those she loves.

Gift ideas for Mom

If you want to give the mothers in your life a gift as unique as they are, consider original art.  We have colorful and unique options for all budgets and interests.

Pictured:  Hand-painted scarves by Pat Brown, Tagua Nut jewelry by Veronica Martens, found object “Odd Birds” by Mary Kolar, wine glasses by Kingston Glass, blown glass ink pen and pen holder (Delish Glass and Weston Glass), “Travel Series” acrylic on wood by Dineen Serpia, perfume bottles by James Wilbat, and skipping stones (glass) by David Royce.

What is a studio sale?

It’s the artist version of spring cleaning.  In the case of our upcoming studio sale of Dorothy Northern’s exquisite jewelry, it’s a rare opportunity to acquire aDorothy Northern Studio Sale Feb 3-15 one of a kind piece of jewelry at a significant savings.

It is very, very seldom we offer any art work below collector value.  Thus, the rare opportunity. Dorothy wanted to make room in her studio for new gems and designs.  To make that happen, she gathered up the remaining pieces of her 2016 collection and brought them to us.  Then, she headed west to scout for gems for her 2017 collection. While she is away, you have a chance to save up to 25% and treat yourself to a delightful gift.

Sale starts Friday and goes until February 15 (hint – Valentine’s Day options).  Please note the selection is limited. Hurry!

Spin a marble

If the holidays have you spinning, take control and spin a marble.

Colorful blown glass marbles by Little River Hot Glass spin safely in their own dish.  Yes, they are a bit hypothesizing.  $125