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Project by AandCstyle posted 12-14-2017 10:50 PM 1063 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a quick little project that I might not have even bothered posting but I really wanted to show off the print, which was done by Yoshiko Yamamoto. The print features the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. If you appreciate Arts & Crafts furniture and happen to be near Asheville, it is well worth visiting the Grove Park Inn to drool over their collection which may be seen in the public areas of the hotel-lobby, restaurants, hallways, etc.

My thanks to Luddite, AKA Terry, for mentioning Yamamoto prints in one of his projects. Thanks for looking.

-- Art





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#1 posted 12-14-2017 10:58 PM

I like it, the frame too ;)

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#2 posted 12-14-2017 11:02 PM

Very nice! Sometimes it is the simple things in life that make the difference! Love the entire arangement.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#3 posted 12-14-2017 11:24 PM

Really beautiful frame!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#4 posted 12-15-2017 01:12 AM

That’s a perfect addition/accent piece to all of the awesome pieces you’ve already made over the years. I love Yoshiko’s stuff. I was lucky enough to win one of her tiles at a show in San Francisco. She even signed it for me. A lovely, talented lady. I’ve been looking to get more of her stuff. I love the classic lines of your frame.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#5 posted 12-15-2017 02:31 AM

Lovely frame, it really does the print justice. I met Yoshiko at the Arts and Crafts Weekend this fall in Pasadena. She has such great energy and is one of my favorite artists.

Your living room scene looks like a page out of the Stickley catalog. I hope your family realizes what a talent they have in you. They are pretty lucky to have this magnificent furniture whipped up in your shop.

I have a big book on the history of the Grove Park Inn, and plan to visit one day soon. East Aurora, NY is on the list too, but I have to make the time.

Kudos to you, and I’m quite glad you posted this. I very much enjoyed it.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 12-15-2017 03:43 AM

Very Nice!

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#7 posted 12-15-2017 11:40 AM

Great looking frame. Well done.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 12-15-2017 01:02 PM

My thanks to everyone for the kind comments.

Willie, when you come east you should add the Stickley Museum to your itinerary. We are planning to get there next Spring. East Aurora was fun; take a look at the Roycroft Inn.

-- Art

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#9 posted 12-15-2017 01:38 PM

You did a very nice job on this frame and the print is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#10 posted 12-15-2017 06:32 PM

Art – looks great. I’ve got several Yamamoto framed prints hanging around the house and a couple I haven’t gotten around to making frames for. Gorgeous Stickley style settle and end tables. The print fits right in. I have to ask where you found the upholstery.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#11 posted 12-15-2017 07:31 PM

Wow, and wow! Love the pic, frame and furniture!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#12 posted 12-15-2017 08:31 PM

Very nice, coincidentally, two Yamamoto block prints just showed up at the house yesterday, so I have frames to do as well.

The frame is nicely done in a simple, but elegant style.

Mike

-- No honey, that's not new, I've had that forever......

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#13 posted 12-15-2017 10:42 PM

Art

Classic piece of work for such a great print. This’ll go well with your other AC pieces.
Yoshiko Yamamoto’s work is a fantastic set of steps. Check out her web page http://www.craftinamerica.org/artists/yoshiko-yamamoto/

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense

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AandCstyle

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#14 posted 12-15-2017 11:04 PM

Again, thanks for the compliments. :)

Earl, we bought the fabric at an authorized Stickley furniture store.

-- Art

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#15 posted 12-15-2017 11:35 PM

Your room is becoming quite the showcase Art!

The frame and print go together perfectly, the peaked frame is truly genuis!

How do I know? I just completed this replacement frame for the SILs house number tiles 8^)

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