Family Keepsakes has been developed by Lara Montebello who has a background in preservation and fine arts studying at University of Canberra in Conservation of Cultural Materials and completing a Honours Degree at ANU in Printmedia and Graphic Investigation. Throughout this time, photography and working with paper-based items has been a continued passion.

restoration of ancient Christian icon with  agate burnishers

With a good understanding of the  properties of paper and preservation principles, and skills in bookbinding, paper-making and picture framing, Lara also has a good eye for design and detail.  This makes her more than qualified to assist you in your decisions regarding your custom framing needs and the preservation requirements of your family history collections.

If you would like further information, contact us here.