Todd's Blog

Follow along and learn from Todd McMillen, professional picture framer and art extraordinaire. Blog updated regularly!

Bryan Crouch Traverse City
Why have a bust of community leaders? Many cities you visit throughout Michigan today have prominent busts […]
TC Art Walk Banner for Lisa Flahive: piece is a kitchen scene
Colors, mood, and passion all wrapped up into one watercolor painting of a man sitting and playing […]
header image with painting - caption "what's at the framer's house?"
This month, I’m going to walk into a different room of my home, and tell you a […]
feature image - The staff at McMillen's
Much to their credit, many downtown Traverse City businesses are applauded for their polite, friendly, personal service. […]
Jim Dewildt At McMillens
Just a few years ago, I featured a post about local artist Jim DeWildt because he was […]
Collage of Cameron Farley and her work
If you are anything like me, although you cannot create a masterpiece gripping a pallet and brush, […]
The Framer’s Next Question: WHAT are you talking about? WE CAN DO IT! I’ve blogged about some […]
McMillen’s Custom Framing has earned the respect and trust of northern Michigan’s finest designers and discerning residents […]
So, What Do You Have On Your Walls? I get asked this all the time: “What does […]
We have been getting a lot or requests lately for picture lights.  We carried them years ago, with […]