retirement savings and invest it in her own
business rather than on Wall Street, she was
following the American Dream of individual
entrepreneurship. Rather than take the
conventional route to retirement via the
stock market, Debbie and husband John chose
to gamble on themselves partnering with
FASTFRAME in the custom picture framing
and fine art business.
quality craftsmanship, variety of products and
immediate turn-around capabilities. Custom
framing is an old world craft. It is one of the
few products produced today that is still truly
to produce products in a fraction of the time
it takes their competitors.
first attracted Debbie to
shadow box, and I thought `I really like that
and I think other people will too.' I knew
immediately that I wanted to own a business
that could provide that kind of quality work
for display in people's homes."
2,500 unique frame mouldings. The selection
of mats includes thousands of acid free mats
in a myriad of colors as well as custom fabric
wrapped and textured mats; and the selection
of glass includes museum quality, conservation
glass. "The design choices are unlimited and
that's where our experience comes in. We
and framed from
and sports memorabilia, small collectibles,
frames . . .
And we can restore damaged photographs
and/or turn photographs into paintings on canvas.
Our aim is to provide the level of service to
first time customers that they could expect
after a lifetime of building a relationship with
us. We treat each of our customers as if they've
been coming to us for years... our customers
are our friends but we treat them like family."
by local artist, Barbara Love (who was featured
on a cover of a previous issue of
Baltimore artists including Paul DeRemigis.
FASTFRAME Bel Air is an authorized A.
Aubrey Bodine dealer as well.
Debbie is highly visible participating in a
wide range of civic, business, and political
organizations. From volunteering with the
Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy, to
membership in the
Harford County, Bel Air Downtown Alliance,
Bel Air Rotary and several political organizations,
Debbie is a tireless participant and a firm
believer that businesses should support and
give back to their community.
several years and generously donates time and
products to several charitable organizations
throughout the County.
passionate about providing the best setting for
your favorite artworks or memorabilia as you are.
Air. 410.836.0017, www.fastframebelair.com