Tag: Traverse City Picture Framer

So, What Do You Have On Your Walls? I get asked this all the time: “What does the framer have as art on his walls?” I think my first few years in business was the story of the cobbler’s kids with no shoes, or the plumber with leaky pipes. I have a minor in art […]
Once again, McMillen’s Custom Framing is excited to bring you its featured artist for the spring, 2014 Art Walk Season. Photographer Tracy Ross will be sharing his latest portfolio of Intimate Landscapes on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 5pm to 9pm, at our store.  The show is definitely one that will make you stop and […]
I have been around as long as roaches.  Not really, but I have been in business for 27 years, and I still ask myself, “Why am I still here?”  I know I still enjoy what I do, and the occupation seems to keep re-inventing itself.  I find I do things, now, that I did all […]
We do that, too! Your piece is always treated as if it’s the only thing in the store…but sometimes, there is up to hundreds of pieces within the four walls of McMillen’s. We can do volumes of framing for your office, hotel, even a museum. We can frame a priceless collection, or work on a […]
Years ago (don’t be rude by asking me how many) we as framers only had 2 kinds of glass to work with: Regular (glaringly clear) and Non-Glare (frosty like an ice storm). Boy have times changed! Glazing (glass) choices now are so fine-tuned that there is a perfect option for any job. Let’s explore further… […]
During this years’ Winter Comedy Festival, McMillen’s is a proud sponsor of the best comedian in all the world – Kathleen Madigan! This extremely funny lady will be featured at the Traverse City Opera House and being such a proud downtown Traverse City merchant, McMillen’s invites you to join in all the laughs, and support a […]
Wouldn’t it be great to see art on every street corner?  See it in every store front, maybe hear music on the Open Space, or see dancing in the street?  This is what the partnership of The Downtown Traverse City Association and the Traverse City Arts Center are trying to bring to the community this spring of […]
Aerie Restaurant Image
After doing many properties, both commercial and residential, we are always amazed at the response we get on those projects that we seem to take for granted. The Grand Traverse Resort always seems to be the one we get the most comments on. McMillen’s has framing throughout rooms, hallways, sports memorabilia in the bars, lounges, […]
In today’s market you have an infinite number of choices in styles and colors. Let our over 25 years of custom framing experience help your creativity shine!
Do you remember the Beatles?  This was brought in by a collector: a signed McCartney Guitar. We kept it simple, to let the guitar speak for itself! The Frame is from Nelson’s Framing and Moulding  (Frame #L-3222, with extender #L-3223)  The mounting hardware was designed by Gemini Moulding, and the special edge to enhance the […]