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Frame design for Kurt Cobain painting

Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) American grunge rock icon was also a prolific artist.  We were asked to design a special frame for an original Cobain painting.  The painting was float mounted on off white linen. An ornate gold #larsonjuhl frame was used toning the finish to a matte black. #nirvana #kurtcobain  

August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mad about Mid-Mod?

Are you mad about mid-century modern design? Did you watch every episode of Mad Men for the spot on set design as well as the steamy storylines? Are you prone to combing vintage stores and thrift boutiques looking for icons like Knoll, Eames, or Herman-Miller to add to your collection?  As design experts, the framing [...]

November 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

To UV or not to UV

Here at Cherry Creek Custom Framing, the summer is winding down and as we set aside the sunscreen and pull out the sweaters we would like to highlight an ongoing danger that tends to get overlooked. During the summer months we slather ourselves and our children with copious amounts of sunscreen to protect us from [...]

September 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Craftsmanship Revived at Cherry Creek Custom Framing

The Victorian artist, poet, designer, and social activist William Morris is credited with inspiring the international design movement known as Arts and Crafts. The Arts and Crafts movement stressed joy in labor as opposed to the growing alienation and social disorder stemming from the rapid industrialization of England and beyond. Through his writings, Morris urged [...]

August 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of a Sixteenth of an Inch

One of the biggest draws to collecting art is the thrill of the hunt. Many of the collectors we work with go to great lengths to track down works by artists they love. Finding and purchasing a work for the right price can be addicting, but of course due diligence is required. A western art [...]

June 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Questions to ask your custom framer

We get a lot of questions regarding the process of picture framing here at Cherry Creek Custom Framing. Let's face it, framing is not something everyone is familiar with and can be a bit of a mystery if you've never had something custom framed. We welcome your inquiries, but in an effort to provide answers [...]

June 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Framed Childrens drawing makes a great gift for Dad!

We just framed this children's watercolor as a Christmas gift for a lucky dad.  By using quality framing materials, rag mats and conservation glass this lively drawing looks very chic, and will last for years to come.  A wonderful way to encourage your child's artistic talent and create a family heirloom. Cherry Creek Custom Framing [...]

December 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments