Monthly Archives: October 2013

Inspect Your Framed Art Before Leaving The Framer

Before you leave the frame shop with your framed art, inspect it, both inside and out! Sounds silly, right?  In a way, it does, but in another way it does not.  A current situation I faced today involved a father of a framing client who came in to frame his personal art for his daughter. Read the full article…

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Why it is Important to Properly Frame Your Diploma

When it comes to framing, few people properly frame the most important thing in their professional life, their college diploma.  As a matter of fact, a lot of people overpay when they buy the off-the-shelf frame at the college book store because it was quick, yet expensive…for the quality they received. One would figure if Read the full article…

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What To Expect From Frame Shops

For most people, going to a frame shop can be a daunting experience.  Sometimes we believe, it is better to buy a cheap frame from a big box store and throw it on the wall approach.  Then it’s over.  One does not have to think about encountering that awful experience, somewhat like visiting a car Read the full article…

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Why it is important to use True Museum Quality Materials in Custom Framing

Being in the business for almost 25 years, I still hear people’s perspective on framing artwork or any other item was a) either not necessary or b) automatically came with framing.  Unfortunately, I need many hands to count the number of times individuals came to me with problems they discovered within the frame they had Read the full article…

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Framing a Abraham Lincoln signed document appointing a Justice to the U. S. Supreme Court

Having a love of historical autographs and collecting for over 30 years gave me the initial purpose of opening a frame shop dedicated to preserving and framing historical documents, maps and prints for dealers, museums and collectors.  Even after all this time, there are some pieces that get my heart beating faster. This includes an Read the full article…

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A framer should get to know you personally to deliver the best results

Being an extrovert makes it easier for me to work with people with their framing projects.  The reason being that I get to know their tastes and design preferences which makes it easier to show them the frame examples closer to what they have in mind. Frame shops overwhelm the person with a huge wall Read the full article…

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See Why Museum Framing Is Highly Rated by the Alexandria, Arlington and the Washington DC area!

For 25 years, Rick has made it his purpose to serve his clients with the finest 100% Museum Grade framing at very affordable prices.  During this time, Rick has served museums, libraries, galleries, businesses, and the public with his top notch quality service and expertise.  Even interior designers have sought Rick for special projects when Read the full article…

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