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"Thanks for all of your help in choosing a frame for our castings that we already had. You were extremely helpful through the entire process and very informative regarding my order. The frame is amazing and fits our current décor perfectly. You have provided excellent service and we are so happy with our finished item now that we have put the casts in there! I’m sure we will probably see you again in the future. Keep up the good work! Thanks a bunch! P.S. Thanks for the antique silver paint you kindly sent me free of charge. It touched up the mark wonderfully, I am ever so grateful! Thanks again."
James Hopkins, Blackwood
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OPT39 - 8x8'' Square Frame - 1 Raised Impression - 1 hand - About 75
  

OPT39 - 8x8" Square Frame - 1 Raised Impression - 1 hand - About 75

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.

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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.

To help you decide which frame colour and paint combination to choose you can ask yourself a few questions, such as:

  • Where will I hang my frame - do I need to match it to the decor of an existing room?
  • Do I want to include a landscape or portrait photo in the frame?
  • How many 3D hand and foot casts/clay impressions do I want - 1, 2 or 4?
  • What combination of hands and feet do I want?
  • What size frame do I want?
  • What colour should the frame rim be?
  • What colour should the casts/impressions be?
  • What colour should the front and back mounts be?
  • Do I want an engraved name-plate with my child's name and age? Which colour? Which font?
     
 
Comparison of frame styles
Classic Luxury Hardwood Contemporary Luxury Vintage Deep With Pine Box
  • Softwood
  • Single-piece moulding
  • Traditional front mount
  • 3.5cm internal depth
  • 5 colours
  • Suits: Casts 0-6m, flat hands (0-adult), clay & raised 2D impressions
  • Most likely to match purchases before July 2014
  • Luxury hardwood
  • Single-piece heavy moulding with curved inner edge
  • Traditional front mount
  • 5cm internal depth
  • 6 colours including silver
  • Suits: All casts (0-adult)
  • Introduced November 2015
  • Softwood
  • Single-piece moulding (same as Classic)
  • Side fillets to hold glass (no front mount)
  • Wider display area than Classic
  • 3.5cm internal depth
  • 5 colours
  • Suits: Casts 0-6m, flat hands (0-adult), clay impressions and raised 2D impressions
  • Softwood
  • Two-piece construction: Ornate front moulding with pine box on back
  • Traditional front mount
  • 2 sizes: 10x8" or 12x10" only
  • 5cm internal depth
  • 4 colours
  • Suits: All casts (0-adult)
  • Introduced Oct 2016
  • Softwood or composite
  • Two-piece construction: flat front moulding with pine box on back
  • Traditional front mount
  • Larger sizes available
  • 5cm internal depth
  • 6 styles
  • Suits: All casts (0-adult)
  • Introduced July 2014
Frame, mount and paint options
Box frame sizes and orientations