The Barn Board Story

We now provide Two distinct types of Barn Board frames as options for our pictures - Simulated Barn Board and Authentic Barn Board. Authentic Barn Board The canoe is framed with our authentic Waterloo County barn board cut from discarded barn siding that had been protecting local barns for many years. (On some monitors the barn board looks brown, but it is actually a weathered grey.)  Each and every frame is unique.  Knots, knot holes,  nail holes and other inconsistencies create a very [...]


A Very Happy Customer

Becky has worked for Harmony House in Porcupine, Ontario for many years and has ordered the Sunset Canoe picture many times and now she has her own for herself.  Here it is in her own words. Guess what Dave gave me for my birthday!  ..... just what I had my eyes and heart on and that is the stretched canvas plaque ... Sunset Canoe...have wanted that for years (I think five years ago we ordered our first one here at the store) [...]


Traveling to Gift Shows – Alberta and Toronto

Should we or shouldn't we stop?  The perpetual question for a photographer. Do we have time to stop? Will my wife think we have time?  Will she be bored because I take too much time to take photos. But she wasn't with me this time.  Neil de Boer, a fellow photographer recently added to Gifts From The Heart, was with me. We first saw the old car and the trailer beside the road as we were driving from Calgary to Edmonton for [...]


Gifts From the Heart Inc. Draws from Five Talented Photo Artists

As our Photo Art line has become more popular and the demand increased, we feel very blessed to now have four seasoned Photo Artists on board. With each one bringing their own unique talent and experience, we can provide a wide variety of Photo Art styles to our selection. Here’s a peek at the Artists and their backgrounds: (more…)

Introducing Our New and Improved Website – Gifts From The Heart Inc., Baden, Ontario

Gifts From The Heart, Inc. is pleased to present to you, our customers, a newly enhanced and expanded website. Now it is easier to identify and navigate our offerings in order to optimize your online visit with us. Whether you’re a Gift Shop, Book Store, Floral Shop Owner or Retail Customer, you’ll enjoy browsing our new site even more, thanks to the following changes: (more…)