Christmas Holiday Opening Hours

Christmas is fast approaching and I would like to make you aware of Framing Unlimited’s Christmas holiday details.
The workshop will close at 5:00pm on Friday 22nd December 2017
Opening again from 9:00am on Monday 8th January 2018
If you have any items you would like framing before I close on the 22nd December, they must be dropped off at the workshop no later than the 15th December 2017.
Any orders I receive after this date can not be guaranteed to be ready in time for Christmas.
As you can imagine it’s a very busy time of year and the sooner you can get your items to me for framing the better.
It’s been another fantastic year for Framing Unlimited and I thank you for your continued business.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Kindest regards – Dave

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Mission Christmas with Cash For Kids

Its hard to believe that in our region there are 47,500 local children who will wake up on Christmas morning to no presents! Please help Steve & Karen make those children’s Christmas Day special this year, in partnership with B&M.
As parents we could not image our son waking up to no presents on Christmas morning. 
In 2016 with your amazing support mission Christmas raised over £2.4 million in gifts and cash and made Christmas special for over 47,000 children across the North East, and we want to do even more this year.
Framing Unlimited is delighted to be supporters of this years Cash for Kids – Mission Christmas Appeal. Our workshop at Unit 1c, Drum Industrial Estate, Chester-Le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 1SS is an official drop off point for your very kind donations of Christmas gifts.
For more infomation about Mission Christmas please click here.We’re asking you to buy an extra present that we can give to a disadvantaged local child to make their Christmas morning special. We need new and unwrapped gifts suitable for children and young people aged 0-18 years, and you can donate at our drop off points across the region.
Donate Cash
If you can’t make it to one of our drop off points or would prefer to give cash you can do so right here!
Donate £5 from your phone by texting HAPPY to 70808*, make a one-off or monthly donation online below and pick your own amount, or choose from one of our virtual gift items by clicking here
If you’d like to give cash in-person or send in a cheque payable to ‘Metro Radio Cash for Kids’ you can find our address here.

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Justice League Artwork by D. Storey

David is a very talented local artist/illustrator who lives in County Durham.
A family friend who I’ve framed a number of items for, enquired about displaying some of David’s artwork in my workshop. I am a big believer in promoting local artists work and where possible display them in my workshop. I agreed to meet David to look at his work.
David popped into the workshop earlier this week with some examples of his work. I immediately agreed to display his fantastic artwork and promote it on my website, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn social media feeds.

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Framing Games Console Memorabilia

Do you know someone who is fanatical about gaming? If you do then I’m sure you will be aware that many of the console games have limited edition versions. Some I have seen are simply amazing!
With Christmas  just around the corner so why not have them framed. They make stunning pieces of Art.
These games often cost a small fortune and end up tucked away in a draw.
Get them framed and up on the wall! Its more affordable than you might think.
Gears of War is a video game franchise created and originally owned by Epic Games, developed and managed by The Coalition, and owned and published by Microsoft Studios.

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Recent work

It’s been weeks or maybe even months since I’ve posted any images of my recent work. There are 2 reasons for this; 
Firstly – Its been a crazy busy couple of months in the workshop (not that I’m complaining about that) and I simply have not had chance to get onto my computer to write any posts.
Secondly – I’m not one to boast about my work. I think the quote below sums this up perfectly. If I were to add to it, I’d say “my work speaks for itself”.

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**Workshop one day closure**

I understand how frustrating it can be when you visit a local store, only to find its closed for the day!
As you might already know my workshop is run solely by myself. Lisa often helps out by opening the workshop when Im unable to. However on this occasion Lisa also has other commitments, therefore my workshop will be closed on Saturday 28th September 2017 due to my own family commitments.
I have been working tirelessly to ensure all your items that were due for collection on the Saturday 28th October will be ready to collect from 11:00am on the 27th October.
Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

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Simplyhealth – Great North Run 2017 Professional Medal Framing

Did you take part in the world famous Simplyhealth Great North Run 2017?
If you did, then a massive congratulations on your fantastic achievement.
You were part of the biggest and best Half Marathon in the world.
Be proud of it and boast about it! You’ve got the medal to prove it.
I am proud to say that I completed the Half marathon along side my wife Claire.
Claire continues to amaze me with her strength, grit and pure determination in events like the Simplyhealth Great North Run.
I’ve framed our medals, along with a picture of us at the finish line. I’m proud to say we completed the 13.1 mile course along with the other 43,125 competitors. The frame will be taking pride of place with Claire’s other medals on our wall at home.

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New Frame Moulding – Coming Soon

Framing Unlimited strive to keep up with current trends. Listening to my customers feedback is key. I act upon your suggestions where possible.
“Every home needs a bit of sparkle.”
I am currently working on the pricing structure before launching the new range.
I think you will be pleasantly suprised at how affordable this range is going to be! 
Keep an eye out for the launch

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Framing Unlimited’s Summer Holiday Details

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, I would like to make you aware of Framing Unlimited’s Summer Holiday opening and closing dates and times.
The workshop will close at 5:00pm
on Friday 25th August 2017.
Opening again at 9:00am
on Friday 8th September 2017
I will respond to any emails and message upon my return to the workshop.
Thank you for your patience and understanding over this period.

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