A Grandma is Born Photo Art

This personalized keepsake celebrates that exciting moment when she becomes Queen of Hugs.
featured in the

Uncommon Collection

$75.00 - 125.00

featured in the uncommon collection

Ain’t Life Grand?

Cuddles, kisses, cookies: Is there anything better than becoming a grandma? This personalized photo art celebrates such an exciting milestone, with a favorite photo capturing the special bond, and your choice of illustrated flower that represents baby's birth month (February, for example, features a beautiful iris). Add everyone's names ("nana" counts, too) and the little one's birthdate, then give the unique keepsake to the grandma who knows how to dote with the best of them. Illustrated by Patricia Carlin. Printed and framed in Oregon.

Also check out our Family In Full Bloom Photo Art.

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Made in Oregon

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Patricia Carlin

created by

Patricia Carlin

location

Pennsylvania

“I like to keep things pretty simple. I focus on warmth, humor, and emotion.”

Patricia Carlin believes that a small sketch has the power to tell a story without language. She started out as an art director in Philadelphia, selling everything from potato chips to financial products. In 2001, a friend wanted help launching a glassware business, so Patricia designed and wrote copy for several products for the new venture. Patricia has explored many techniques in her illustration, but simple line drawing appeals to her most. "For me, paring things down to their simplest essence is always the best way to understand them," she says.

We chatted with Patricia about how she brings her charming illustrations to life (and got a look at her adorable studio cat). Read the Q&A on our blog.

Each item in the Uncommon Collection meets five important standards. Here's how A Grandma is Born Photo Art qualified for the Collection:

Original Design

Cuddles, kisses, cookies: Is there anything better than becoming a grandma? This personalized photo art celebrates such an exciting milestone, with a favorite photo capturing the special bond, and your choice of illustrated flower that represents baby's birth month (February, for example, features a beautiful iris). Add everyone's names ("nana" counts, too) and the little one's birthdate, then give the unique keepsake to the grandma who knows how to dote with the best of them.

Responsible Business Practices

mission statement

"To enhance the lives of our customers and colleagues by providing outstanding design and the premier custom framing experience, while increasing the value of the business. Northwest Framing has been providing quality custom framing and framing products since 1974. The foundation of our success has been built on customer value, custom art and framing solutions, high quality finished products, and community partnerships and enhancements. We are committed to being the premier custom art and framing solutions provider in the Northwest and wholesale market. To accomplish this each one of our colleagues has the opportunity and the responsibility to be the best, support our environment(s), and our communities."


fair wage

Northwest Framing pays employees a starting wage of $13/hr., which falls within 10% of Multnomah County's living wage.

- Local (Oregon State) minimum wage: $9.75
- Federal minimum wage: $7.25
- Living wage of Multnomah County: $13.74


paid time off

PTO is available to all full-time (32+ hours / week) employees. Regular full-time employees are eligible to earn and use vacation time following a schedule of accrual (7 days in the 1st year of employment, up to 20 days in the 8th year of employment) PTO is accrued monthly, beginning from an employee's date of hire (or date of full-time status). Employees are eligible to begin using accrued PTO after their initial six months of employment.


recycling primary/secondary materials

Metal frame fall-off and scrap pieces are recycled at 100%. Acrylic and matboard / cardboard scrap pieces are also recycled at 100%. These products have unique containers within our facility and are recycled through Waste Management. Foamboard waste is not recyclable, but is reused in alternative projects and internal packaging wherever possible. Surplus short pieces of wood are turned into small frames for re-use, donations, or sale. Some small cutouts are not recyclable due to the varying finishes on the product.


charitable giving

Northwest Framing's contributions to specified charities are approximately .75% of sales. Additional prod-uct and labor donations take place through their stores. Most of these donations go to support framed products for auctions at schools, youth programs, animal shelters, and environmental organizations, including Youth in Focus, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle Humane Society, Susan G Komen 3 Day walk for Breast Cancer, American Cancer Society, Washington State High School, SAFE Horse Rescue, Boys and Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, Ronald McDonald House, Art Institute of Seattle, the Seattle Seahawks, and Ben's Fund for Autism. In addition, they provide about $15,000 in gift cards and $10,000 in framed art donations for school and other community organizations within the communities of their local stores.


Environmentally Friendly Materials

Acid-free matte board, plexiglass, archival pigment ink, BonanzaWood® (natural source material), and Epson enhanced matte paper.

Resourceful Packaging

A Grandma is Born Photo Art is packaged in a partially recycled and fully recyclable/compostable box.

Exclusivity

There's one place—and only one place—where you'll find the A Grandma is Born Photo Art: UncommonGoods.

Only at UncommonGoods Made in the USA
Made from
acid free matboard, archival pigment ink, BonanzaWood®, Epson enhanced matte paper
Measurements
Framed Wall Art: 18.5" H x 15.5" W; Framed Desktop Art: 11" H x 9" W
Ingredients
Care
Dampen a soft, lint free cloth with warm water or mild solution of dish detergent and water to remove dust and dirt from the frame or acrylic.
Notes
Unframed prints are 12.5" x 9.5" and 10" x 8".

Framed prints come with Plexiglass, ready to hang.

Customization accommodates both vertical and horizontal customer submitted photos.
Item ID
49002

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 10/25/2018.

At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.

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