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'Cath Friend - Winner of the Guild Challenge Framers Award 2014'
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Testimonials

Oh the frames were just perfect, thank you so much for sorting them at such short notice. My Brother was delighted and moved to tears.
- Geraldine Gorman-Charlton


Cath Friend provides an excellent service for my Interior design business, she provides a specialised service to my clients, and she has produced beautiful, well crafted frames, plus bespoke mirrors for difficult spaces. I can always rely on Emerald frames to provide a very professional job for my clients.
- Carol Cottrell - Onyx Interior Design


Cath provides an excellent service, offering expert advice on making the best of the pictures to be framed. I have no hesitation in recommending Cath. Her top Qualities include: Expert, great results, and good value.
- Jo Read


Cath is so lovely what can I say! Her frames are beautifully crafted and unusual, plus mine were all carefully made from reclaimed materials, I will definitely be back for more.
- Louise Campbell


Can I just say Cath from emerald frames really knows her stuff, she continues to turn out first class work and the finishes are always completed to an extremely high standard. I've been absolutely thrilled with the completed pieces. Double thumbs up from me and keep up the good work!
- Nola Cadman


My pictures were hung in the office today and we all agree they look brilliant up on the wall.Hope it goes without saying that we will definitely use Emerald again! . . . Fantastic friendly service.
- Laura Cruickshank


I met Cath in March and couldn't have been happier to find a local picture framer. As a photographer I had been sending my framing to a company in Shropshire, which involved queuing at the Post Office to send the prints off then a minimum of three weeks turnaround on all framing orders.I was at the point of looking for a new supplier who could give me a more personal service, and then I met Cath.Cath patiently listened to my requirements and helped me work out a bespoke range of framing options for my customers and also supplied me with a set of samples to display in my studio. Seven months down the line and Cath's framing is providing very popular with my customers. Her attention to detail and fast turn around means I can meet tighter deadlines and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Emerald Framing to anyone.
- Caroline Green


I have a very large picture, the frame of which had been damaged by a removals company. Given the size of the picture and not having suitable transportation, knowing how to get it resolved had been a major headache. I was also dreading the cost involved in re-framing and so had left it for almost two years. Such a shame as my heart sank every time I looked at my beautiful painting. Cath from Emerald came highly recommended and I made an appointment for her to do an assessment of the damage. To my disbelief and utter joy she actually repaired it there and then! It only took a few minutes and her talent and it was all as good as new! I really cant recommend her enough; she was very practical, down to earth and I appreciated her honesty in suggesting that it might be possible to fix the frame so easily. I wish I?'d met her two years ago!!
- Kathryn Tinsley


Cath framed one of my paintings which was 2'x2' oil on board. She took a lot of time and patience with me when choosing the frame, showed a great interest and was incredibly helpful in getting the 'look' just right. I would recommend her very highly to anyone. - Karen Hunt


Cath is passionate about her craft and provides a quality picture framing service. As a person she is driven, tenacious and a pleasure to a deal with.
- Danielle Stroud


Cath framed my favourite wedding picture; She was very professional and understanding as I don't have an artistic nature and was unsure of what frame to choose. We talked about the decor in the room it would be hung and with her years of experience she was able to advise me on the most fantastic frame. It is a pleasure to look at and makes me smile. Thank you so much!
- Jacqui Bell.


I asked Cath to produce a monster of a mirror for me which she did and it was excellent and reasonable. She also framed a picture that had huge sentimental value for me that previously was in the loft - now it looks so good it is pride of place on the wall.
- June Dean


Cath is an excellent framer; she discussed the project with me beforehand, gave advice, gave an estimated completion date and stuck to it. She has framed pictures and photographs for me as well as repairing water damaged work. I have no hesitation in recommending her.
- Shelagh Wright


Cath is a master framer! She is creative in her ideas and listens to want you are looking for. The combination produces fantastic results. She's a joy to work with producing high quality at extremely competitive prices. If you are looking for framing for any occasion then contact Cath before you make your decision. I'm delighted I did.
- Tracey Miller.


I have asked Cath to help me with my favourite painting, which hangs above the fireplace. Because it is my favourite one, I was
worried about the effects of the open fire on it. Cath really knows her trade very well and was able to suggest a great solution, which she expertly (and promptly!) carried out. The service was exemplary - the quality of work, the speed and the cost - if only every other customer service was like that!

- Romi Carr.


Just to let you know the frame arrived today and its perfect. Thanks for all your help, I'll be sure to recommend you and your fabulous service and skills to anyone with framing needs!
- Natalie Robinson.



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