Arts and Crafts Motto Frames

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Project by pintodeluxe posted 675 days ago 1721 views 12 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some frames and motto art I made for my wife’s birthday. Some include the popular Dard Hunter rose motif. Dard was a famous Roycroft print designer. The longer text is a beautiful quote from Elbert Hubbard’s 1906 book White Hyacinths. The book was written over a hundred years ago, yet it must have been written for my wife. I own an original leather bound copy of the book and I treasure it, but not nearly as much as I treasure my wife.

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

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#1 posted 674 days ago

Very, very nice project. Great quotes—well worth “zooming” to read. The calligraphy is outstanding and so very period appropriate, did you do that also?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 674 days ago

Beautiful frames and quotes : )

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#3 posted 674 days ago

Yes, I printed the text and artwork. I purchased the font and figure set from P22 Press. It is based on the original Roycroft printing press font. It includes the Dard Hunter roses and many other graphics to choose from.

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

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#4 posted 674 days ago

These are just so cool …

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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#5 posted 674 days ago

nice frames… I really like them

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