The Gift Garden

Located in Palmerton, PA, Creative Framing by Carla is more than a custom frame gallery. This is also your spot to find locally handcrafted items and artwork from talented artists around the Lehigh Valley and Pocono Mountain Regions. Stop by for your gifts or home decor items today. 

PA Folk Art Designs by Carla Binder

Carla Binder: 

Folk Artist

Folk art pins, paintings, wood panels, frames, and more by Carla Binder. Along with custom framing Carla enjoys creating her own unique folk art. Drawing inspiration from old hex signs, furniture, and nature that come from her own Pennsylvania German heritage. Using paint, watercolors, felt, and other materials the PA German heritage comes alive.

Unique Gift Items Available

The Gift Garden: 

Gift Shop in Palmerton

Carla personally shops for and hand picks a variety of handcrafted and popular home decor including signs, candles, florals and seasonal items. 

Cat Related Gifts

AnnaBelle’s Corner: 

Gifts for Cat (and Dog) Lovers

Gift items for the cat lovers in your life! What more could you want? Creative Framing by Carla offers a variety of cat creations including home decor, picture frames, magnets, pins, gift cards, and more.

NEW! We also have a section for dog lovers as well. 

Sarah Binder: 

Handcrafted Copper Jewelry

Hand fabricated jewelry by local artist Sarah Binder made from various materials. Semi precious stones, sterling silver, copper, and other found objects are prominent in her work. Perfect for gifts or for your own personal jewelry collection. 


Visit her website to see more jewelry. 

Local Art Paper Cutting by Constance Andrews

Constance Andrews: 

Scherenschnitte Artist

Constance continues to enchant us with her one of a kind original paper cuts. Stop by and see her new “Garden Nook” designs.  Her work is available framed or ready to frame and includes both her Scherenschnitte and Polish Wycinanki fine art originals.

Phyllis Stevens: 

Artist and Illustrator

Framed prints by Phyllis would make a unique heirloom quality gift for all those special people in your life. Her illustrated verses celebrate love, marriage, family, friends, music and nature.  Custom certificates for special celebrations can also be ordered. Visit the shop to see Phyllis’s prints!