Author Archives: Joely Rogers

Joely Rogers is the vice president of Frame Destination and has been with the company since its inception. She is interested in all aspects of the artist's life - art history, subject matter research, creativity, media exploration and art techniques, the business of art, art preservation and conservation, and framing and display. Joely is a lifelong artist and paints daily. Her personal website is www.joelycrogers.com.

  • DIY

    Holiday Decor With Frames

    December 5, 2017
    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...
    Read More →
  • DIY

    Pressing and Framing Fall Leaves

    October 27, 2017
    Fall is in the air, and with it comes one of nature’s greatest art shows: the changing colors of the leaves. People from all over the country plan trips to visit some of the most beautiful areas for fall foliage, armed with cameras and an appreciation for the outdoors. While you can certainly...
    Read More →
  • Picture Frames

    How to Calculate the Outside Dimension of a Picture Frame

    June 2, 2017
    Art and mathematics may seem like odd bedfellows; however, understanding how to properly measure and choose the right size frame display based on the venue separates the art-show-ready professionals from the amateurs. If you are submitting art to a gallery or setting up a booth for an art show,...
    Read More →
  • Mat Board

    Cropping vs. Floating Artwork When Using Matboard

    April 24, 2017
    Here we explain the difference between “cropping”, also known as overlapping and “floating” artwork when using a mat board. Many customers have seen both options when viewing other people’s art, but are unsure what application will work best for their own images. When matting artwork, the...
    Read More →
  • Picture Frames

    Pairing Canvas Floater Frames With Stretcher Bars and Pre-stretched Canvases

    March 24, 2017
    Canvas floater frames, which create the illusion of the canvas “floating" within the frame, are an elegant way to enhance your gallery wrapped artwork. Canvas floater frames are a great way to showcase large, striking pieces of artwork—there is no frame to detract from the work itself. In...
    Read More →
  • Mat Board

    White Mat Boards for Picture Frames: Understanding the Differences in Color

    October 13, 2016
    One of the most frequent questions we get is how to tell the difference between our white mat boards. In this post, I’ll explain the basic differences and provide some suggestions as to what types of art look best with each color of mat board. Artists and DIY picture framers use white mat...
    Read More →
Load More