produces visually stunning phonecards framed with original
records and DVDs.
caught up with Gary at the Brackley Biker's Festival where his
stall was doing a brisk trade in rock 'n roll related Music
and vinyl make a great combination framed.
And Gary takes extra care to cut the vinyl and cards
into the mount and to choose frames and mounts
that set off the display.
Can you please tell us a little bit about the background to
Gary's Music Frames?
I started framing
records about one and a half years ago as a hobby. Then I found a decent
record mount cutter at about the same time as I came across the
What sorts of sets and options and formats are you offering
I offer a record and set of four cards that make up a
complete picture or two records and two sets of four
Can you source particular items, titles or combinations for
I can source particular items like particular artists or
records although I stress I am not an expert on many artists.
What sort of feedback and comments are you getting from
I am getting great feedback from people because of the
unusual and different nature the phonecards have. The
comments are that they look stunning and vibrant.
What do you most enjoy about running the Gary's Music
I enjoy running the business because I like making the
frames up and get a lot of enjoyment out of the finished
articles. This is very new to me being a businessman - I have
only been going nine months.
The Rolling Stones
Why is retro and nostalgia such a big thing in people's lives?
Retro and nostalgia is such a big thing inn people’s lives
because it takes them back to their teens; an exciting time for
most people. And then there is an element of mystery involved
What are your best sellers
and what are the most unusual pieces/sets?
My best sellers are the legends in music really – Elvis,
The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and a lot of rock ‘n roll
stars like Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent and Billy Fury. My unusual pieces are Tin
and Asterix The Gaul cartoon cards. Although they are not
music-based, they look great framed.
How difficult are these items to source these days?
Gary: Some are
difficult to source but I can get a large variety
Where do you see the future for Gary's Music Frames?
I hope to build up Gary’s Music Frames over the next three
years when upon I get to 55 years of age. I hope to take my
company pension and spend a lot more of my time building up
the business and diversifying. I already have some good ideas
for the future. I have had good feedback from people about
From rock 'n roll to the
seventies and eighties,
Gary's Music Frames are a unique gift or
an economical treat for yourself.
am pleased to offer for sale these music and DVD frames. They
make the ideal gift at a reasonable price. Please take a
browse round my website to see if you can find anything which
you would like. I am happy to try and make up these frames for
you, just contact me with the artist or film you would like.
stunning phonecards framed with original records and DVDs.
Find the ideal gift for that special somebody by purchasing a
nice frame with their favourite record alongside a visually
stunning set of phonecards.
Also available football, films, celebrities.
Phone: 07788 693972