DIY

  • 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
  • Pressing and Framing Fall Leaves

    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... more
  • How to Create a Gallery Wall for Travel Photos

    It has never been so easy to take photographs while on vacation. Most of those photos, however, go unnoticed, either scrolled past in never-ending social media feeds or kept hidden away on phones and memory cards. With more people jetting off to far-flung locations and more ways to take a photo... more
  • How to Frame 3D Art

    Memories are not just captured in photographs, and artwork encompasses far more than just two-dimensional paintings. Framing 3D objects—sports memorabilia, medals, flower bouquets and even jewelry or pieces of porcelain—opens the doors to decorating your home with what you truly want to... more
  • 5 Scrapbooking Mistakes to Avoid

    Years ago, a printed photo was a special one—film was expensive, and you had to make a special trip to get them printed by a professional. These days, with cameras on smartphones and the ability to print at home with just a click of a button, many people have stockpiled thousands of digital and... more
  • How to Organize Those Photos

    Years of family outings, birthday parties, school events and other photograph-worthy moments can amount to innumerable boxes of printed photographs and negatives. It can be overwhelming to think about organizing hundreds or even thousands of photos that you’ve left to “take care of later.”... more
  • What Do I Need to Frame a Photo?

    “What do I need to frame a photo?” is a common question from DIY framers. While many people turn to pre-made kits from department stores, those kits can’t always give you the custom look that you want. Whether it’s a different mat size or color, a larger frame, a deeper frame, or any other... more
  • 5 Tips for a Successful Gallery Show

    Whether you’re a professional or a hobbyist, most artists dream of seeing their work hung in a gallery and being the star of the show’s opening night. While art is all around us, landing a gallery show can be mystifying. Who do you talk to? What should you expect? How do gallery owners decide... more
  • DIY Picture Framing for Beginners

    Emily Jones is a young Texas-based artist specializing in whimsical watercolor images. She’s also a newbie to DIY picture framing and was kind enough to write a blog post for us detailing her experiences with our website and products. Check out more of her artwork at Emily Erin... more
  • Framing Large Canvases in a Wood Floater Frame

    Floater frames are one of our top-selling items for artists looking for a way to give their stretched canvases a more professional look. These frames are named for the illusion they create: once set in the frame, the artwork “floats” within it, providing a striking, streamlined, and... more

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