This option includes one raised hand impression of an older child in a Contemporary 8x8" Square frame.
Prices quoted vary depending on caster, frame style and the age of the baby so please use the suggested price as a guide. You will choose your frame, paint colour and mount combination at your appointment. Engraved name-plates are extra.
Please click the "FIND YOUR LOCAL CASTER' buttom to request an appointment in your area.
At your appointment, 1impression is taken of your child's hand using soft clay.
If your child has any kind of skin problem you must seek advice from your GP before having a cast done. It is best to dress your baby in a short-sleeved vest so your caster has full access to hands and feet.
After your appointment, the impression is cast to make the impressions stand outwards as an outprint and left to dry out thoroughly for at least 2-3 weeks. Then it is painted in classic or pearl white or metallic bronze, silver or gold paint before being framed.
Choosing a frame
We have a huge selection of frames to choose from to match most homes and existing decor.
You will find it easier to choose your frame, mount and paint colours if you know where you will hang the finished frame.
To help you decide you can ask yourself a few questions, such as:
- Where will I hang my frame - do I need to match it to the decor or frames of an existing room?
- What colour should the frame rim be?
- What colour should the raised impressions be?
- What colour should the back mount be?
- Do I want an engraved name-plate with my child's name and age? Which colour? Which font?
The turnaround is normally 4-8 weeks depending on your caster but this can extend at busier times or during the school summer holidays. If you have a deadline please let your caster know when you book.
A lovely alternative to 3D casts and a good option for an older sibling who didn't have casts done as a newborn.