• All About the Dye-Sublimation Printing Process

    Metal prints are all the rage, but it is one type in particular that has taken the art and home décor world by storm: dye-sublimation metal prints. These prints are made using a process that has been around for decades but has only recently been applied to photography and artwork. The result is... more
  • What Are Metal Prints?

    One of the latest trends in high-end art and home décor is the metal print: a photograph or other piece of artwork printed on a metal substrate. While this seems straightforward, there is some confusion as to what a metal print is and isn’t, and how it differs from traditional photo... more
  • Can You Recycle Picture Frames (and Their Parts)?

    There are many ways to reduce our carbon footprint and protect the environment, such as bicycling instead of driving, taking shorter showers, using alternative energy, and, of course, recycling plastic bottles, cans and glass. Additionally, there is power to make a positive impact in the... more
  • Where to Skimp, Where to Splurge on Picture Frames

    One of the major reasons many photos, prints and works of art go unframed is the expected cost. Getting something framed is known (sometimes incorrectly) as being notoriously expensive, but that’s actually a misconception. If you know where to skimp and where to splurge on the frames depending on... more
  • Hanging Picture Frames in the Bathroom

    You may want to spruce up every room in your house with a little personal decoration on the walls, but some rooms are better equipped to handle framed artwork than others. When hanging artwork in the bathroom, the biggest problem you’ll run into is the humidity. Moisture can easily creep into a... more
  • How to Keep Picture Frames Straight

    A crooked picture frame on the wall is one of life’s greatest annoyances, especially if you’re a bit of a perfectionist. You’ve selected the best picture frame for your art and made sure that you’ve hung the frame in the right spot; you don’t want to be constantly nudging one corner to... more
  • Bottom-Weighting and the Golden Mean

    When framing artwork with mat board, one of the questions that arises is how much space, exactly, should be left on all sides of the artwork. Different framers, artists and art lovers have different opinions: some like single mat boards with four equal borders, while others love the look of... more
  • What to Frame for Valentine's Day

    Need some creative inspiration that will make your celebration of love a huge success? We’re here to help. Forget the mundane chocolate and flowers and opt for a meaningful gift that is sure to spark the “feels.” Here’s five sure-fire future favs for your Valentine. Frame Your Favorite... more
  • Float Mounting vs. Floater Frames: What's the Difference?

    When it comes to framing artwork, there is a lot of lingo to learn: rabbet, hinging, moulding and points, to name a few. Two terms that are often confused — and often incorrectly used interchangeably, when in fact they are very different things — are float mounting and floater frames. The... more
  • Holiday Decor With Frames

    Year after year, people haul out the same holiday decorations from the attic, basement, or storage — garlands, candles, bows and other knickknacks that have probably seen better days. This year, instead of relying on those ho-hum decorations, make your own fresh and inviting holiday décor with... more

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