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ART GALLERY – AN ‘OASIS’ OF ART

Our Art Gallery at Coastal Framing and Design, Tweed Heads South, is a friendly and inviting gallery and is referred to as ‘an oasis’ of art by those who visit. Tucked away in Industry Drive, Tweed Heads South, the warehouse showroom is a delight and a surprise as the colour, lighting and full Gallery experience ... Read more

DECORATE YOUR HOME WITH PRINTS

Decorate your home with prints and photography and transform your walls. There are so many exciting and fresh designs to choose from and Australian artists lead the way with colour, style and design. Every day limited edition prints come to the framing table for custom framing and I’m always excited to extend my list of ... Read more

ARTIST CANVAS

ARTIST CANVAS INFORMATION All of our artist canvas is quality cotton or linen as opposed to the many cheaper poly cotton varieties. They are hand stretched in our workshop onto quality pine stretcher bars. We include bracing and each canvas can be finished with a stainless -steel hanger, protected with quality fine plastic to prevent ... Read more

TABLE TOP PHOTOGRAPHY

AND HOW TO MASTER THIS IN A FEW EASY STEPS. Table top photography is easy to achieve so get excited as I lead you on the journey of how to master it in a few easy steps. Would you like to fill a blank wall in your home for Christmas OR have your printed and ... Read more

HOW TO FRAME ABORIGINAL ART WORK

WHAT IS ABORIGINAL ART WORK? Bianca Gardiner Dodd “Life Force” Contemporary Aboriginal Artist, Northern Rivers There is nothing complex about the notion of Aboriginal artwork.  It is simply art that has been created by an Aboriginal person.  The complexity comes with understanding the layers of the visual story and the symbolism used within the rules and ... Read more

THE SECRET MESSAGES OF FLOWERS

Graphics designed for Coastal Framing and Design by our designer/sales Olivia @olivia_interior_designs I’ve always been fascinated with flowers.  My Grandfather was a gardener who lived with us when we were children and his garden was a florid wonder of colour and perfume. I have a vivid memory of when I was around eight years of age, ... Read more

VINTAGE EXPLODES FOR 2021

Retro colours, feature walls and plenty of “Illuminating” creates the new look. Vintage explodes for 2021 and I’m so excited that colour is back and plain white walls are gone. Vintage and Retro styling has made it to the forefront of interior design and the colourful and interesting prints adorning our walls are a welcome ... Read more

WHAT’S YOUR ART WORK MADE OF AND HOW TO FRAME IT

Not all Art is the same. What’s your art made of and how it is framed will result in a huge difference not only to the look, but its’ longevity. When framing, it’s important to understand what your art is made of. This means understanding the art medium that has been used to create the ... Read more

TIME TO REVISIT YOUR WALL ART – CHRISTMAS IS COMING

  I was chatting with photographer, Ken Duncan, at a gallery function a while back.  Ken was explaining to me that people should change their art work in their home as often as they change the sheets on their bed.  And he was serious. My mind raced.  How often would I change my art work? ... Read more

COLOUR TREND FOR 2020

It’s late evening and I’m sitting at the computer with the shutters open, the lightning flashing in the distance and the sound of rain on the roof.  It’s been a while since I’ve heard that sound and felt the freshness of the air.  Design trends are like the rain. They come around in due time. Like ... Read more
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