For Happy Tears.

Have you ever received a gift from someone, and, boy, it just knocked the wind out of you? You couldn’t hold back your tears. You know… the good ones. Those streamy tears of emotion that really take you right back to that memory. That exact moment. It’s just captured perfectly in this perfect little package with this perfect little bow.

We like to call this ‘tugging at the heartstrings’.

We LOVE to tug heartstrings…

ours, yours, and your loved ones, too. We’ll create that perfect gift or keepsake for you. The “streamy tear” ones that really take you back. Or forward. Wherever.

We are the best heartstring tuggers around.

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Amy and Clyde of

Clyde and Amy, the “Professional Heartstring Tuggers”

We are Clyde and Amy.

We decided to name our shop after our middle names: Cecil and Lynn. We live in Old Forge, PA. It’s near Scranton in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA). We love making unique & personalized handcrafted items. Heartstring tuggers. Many of our items started out as gifts for family and friends or unique “memory holders” for our own home.

Our first item

Our very first items were reclaimed wood picture frames. We print our pictures out. We have a zillion frames. Pictures get changed in and out every few weeks. There’s something that is just special about having those moments on the wall. Especially these days when photos are piled up in flash drives never to be seen again.

Sometimes, we feel like the digital age has taken over. And we don’t want that to happen to us. Or you, either.

Our picture frames come in all shapes and sizes. Most are from reclaimed wood, barnwood, old things that add character and interest. They are elegantly crafted, sanded, cleaned, sealed, and cared for. Made perfectly to hold your memories.

Our First Items: Reclaimed Pallet Wood Picture Frames

These are the first two pallet picture frames we ever made!

Best Sellers

One of our best selling items is our “Choose your own colors & stains” frames. We customize these for YOU. Just for you. One of a kind. Your favorite colors. Your wedding colors, maybe? Your best friend’s favorite colors? Colors of your alma mater?

That Personal Touch

We also personalize many of our items. Plaques reading Our First Home. Best Friends. That quirky little saying that couples say that makes you really sick to your stomach with its corny sweetness? Yeah. We make that, too.

Personalized baby picture frame for Gregory
Nettie & Dave personalized wedding ornament
Best dog ever personalized wood burned plaque
Flynn wedding gift picture frame engraved

Some of our favorite moments

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This frame is simply adorable! The picture doesn’t do it justice. Materials are of great quality and the attention to detail makes all the difference. The sellers were extremely nice and patient with me as I was slow to respond to emails. I would highly recommend this shop to my friends and will most definitely purchase from these guys again!

Jennifer C.

Absolutely perfect! The frames I ordered came out exactly how I imagined they’d look. I am so stoked that you were able to customize them to my exact specifications, and complete them way faster than ever expected!! I so appreciate all the love and hard work you put into making my frames. Love, love love 🙂 Yay!!

Carolann O.
Birch tree slice ornaments with coodinates on back

My family goes to a cottage resort called “The Birches Resort” in Buckhorn, Ontario for a week every summer. It gets its name from the abundance of birch trees surrounding the cottages and the long driveway towards the cottages. Each year, my immediate family, along with 4 of my dad’s cousins and their families spend the week together here. I am the 5th generation to be going there each summer and it’s a special place for all of us. The owners of the resort are getting older, so we don’t really know what to expect for the coming years. They have a son, although we are uncertain he would want to run the business, and if they were to sell all their property, it would be sold as individual lots for people to buy property and build their own personal cottages – meaning the Birches would no longer exist. I figured this ornament would be a special keep sake if ever comes the day that this place we all love so much does no longer exist. The beautiful drawing along with the actual piece of birch it is made on was too fitting for our “story” and the coordinates are for The Birches Resort. I will be giving the ornaments to each family that goes up to the cottage every year.

Thanks again for helping to make this Christmas gift so special.

Kirsten Beckley

Thanks for the beautiful ornaments and great service. We’re planning to visit our daughter (teaches on a military base in Italy) for Christmas and plan to bring these for her friends. I know they will be loved. Of course, I’ll save a few for our tree.

2.5x3.5" Photo Frame

I had this tiny photo of my grandpa that I found and wanted to frame in a way that really brought attention. The whole process was awesome – she was very attentive and came up with the perfect solution! The rustic look brings the history of the photo to life and I will def b purchasing again 🙂 thank u so much!!

Haley E.
Customized barnwood picture frame wedding

This looks amazing!! Far exceeded my expectations! My cousin and her fiancé absolutely love the frame!! They thought it was the sweetest gift and can’t wait to put a photo in it!! Thanks again!!

6 frame customized picture frame collage

AMAZING gift for someone very special. He LOVED it thanks so much for everything. You guys are great.

These are the most adorable ornaments. I will buy from this store again! They are gifts so I hope they enjoy them for years to come. The art work is amazing. Beautiful work, great delivery and packaging. I highly recommend this store!

pallet wood wall art

Wonderful sellers to work with!! Excellent communication and the piece is exactly what I was hoping for!! Thank you!

Ashley H.

What will your "moment" be?

If you’ve ever done something regretful… like broke your mother’s favorite vase, or smashed that China plate that was in your family for decades.

This is your chance.

Lets turn it into a frame, or a heart plaque, or something really special. Give it back to them. Completely new, but old. Brimming with memories. Make it a heartstring tugging moment! We’ll even let you take the credit 😉

Thanks for stopping by! We can’t wait to meet you!

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