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Army Armored Cavalry / Signal Officer Retirement Shadow Box

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This shadow box turned out incredible. Our customer started out as an enlisted soldier in the Armored Cav and then became a Signal Officer!!! This is what the orange and yellow colors represent. We are on a roll with museum glass right now. It is amazing that these photos actually are with glass on in the shadow box frame!!! You can not beat it. One it is 99% UV protected but it just brings the entire display to life. You get what you pay for when it comes to upgrading your glass options.  We haven't done to many multi colored displays so this was a lot of fun to put together.  We can design something unique for each and every customer that finds our services.  Give us a call if you are in need or no some one.  309-289-0099    Thank you for your service Bruce!!!!!

United States Coast Guard Retirement Ceremony

This was a fun project to make.  Our customer took the time to drive all the way from Milwaukee, WI to our little frame shop in Knoxville, IL!  We were honored that he thought our product was far superior to any other shadow box display on the market.  Ian and I spent a couple visits [...]

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Defense Contractor Shadow Box Display

This is the second picture frame display made for this company. We love that we are providing ceremony gifts for such an entity. A major Defense Contractor found our website and now we are their go to company for custom picture framing!  We added in the special touch of a Marine Corps challenge [...]

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Picture Framing Magazine - November 2017

Building A Custom Military Shadow Box DisplayWhen military personnel retire they are often presented with a custom display case to store their national flag, medals, and other marks of honor.Shadow boxes are used by every branch of the United States military, by armed services and civilian agencies worldwide, but their origin lies in naval tradition. [...]

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Local Frame Shop Contributes to CBS Show No "BULL"

KNOXVILLE — A Knoxville business will have its work on display in tonight’s episode of “Bull,” a law-themed drama in its first season on CBS.Lynn Unrath, owner of Military Memories and More, said CBS bought eight military certificate frames for scenes taking place in a U.S. Army colonel’s office. The episode, titled “It’s Classified,” will [...]

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Picture Framing Magazine Article - April 2017

Our frame shop has made huge strides this year!  We were published in the April edition of PFM (Picture Frame Magazine) and will have another article on Custom Military Shadow Boxes published in November's issue.  April 2017 PFM Magazine Article:Military Memories and More of Knoxville, IL, is a family-owned business dedicated to honoring and preserving the achievements of [...]

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Polystyrene Framing vs Wood Framing

Wood is the traditional material used to frame photos, paintings and the like, and has been so for centuries. Wood has its advantages of course. It tends to be strong, durable, and long lasting. Wood has its disadvantages as well. A strong competitor for the wood frame in today's marketplace is the polystyrene frame. For [...]

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Ready-made Frames vs Custom Frames

Many people find it hard to understand the difference between custom framing and buying a "standard" size frame from a craft or departmental store. A frame is a frame, matting is matting and glass is glass—it does not matter. This is what most would say.  Custom framing may cost more than standard frames, but there [...]

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Needlework Framing At Low Costs

Here is a video demonstrating how we mounted a cross stitch project for a customer at a very minimal cost.  The layout was not conservationally mounted.  Our client wasn't looking to go the full 9 yards and wasn't interested in fully preserving this particular needlework.  Normally for needlework projects you want to try and preserve [...]

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Certificate Frames

Here is the latest  Youtube video on our channel.  We had a lot of fun making this certificate frame for a John Hopkins University Scholar Member.  He has done a lot of good in cancer research.  The color scheme that was used for the frame display really popped.  Adding the yellow pinstripe on the outside accented well [...]

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