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Genuine Tru Vue Museum Glass at Great Prices!

As framers to some of the most important historical documents and artwork, we have found that museum glass is an amazing glazing material.  When used, it actually brings artwork to life!  Glare should not distract the viewing pleasure of framed artwork.  This why the popularity of Museum Glass.  Although there are many “knock offs” and Read the full article…

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Why Autographs Make Excellent Gifts

Nothing is more personal than a document or letter with the autograph of one’s famous historical or political hero. Most people don’t realize that well known historical leaders, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln can be had for not as much as one would expect. Imagine owning a document signed by John Read the full article…

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Collecting Rare Historical and Political Autographs

    Of the variety of collecting fields out there, nothing gives more pleasure than collecting autographs of famous people throughout history.  Acquiring a document or letter signed by an admired figure from colonial times through the modern era is truly rewarding. You can actually read about famous events and important news just by holding Read the full article…

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2015 Black Friday Framing Deals You Will Really Enjoy. My Assurance!

Museum Framing offers special prices on framing on Black Friday, November 27.  Unlike other framing establishments that buy discontinued  stock moulding from suppliers at cheap prices to resell, we have many beautiful solid American made and Italian made wood mouldings to offer.  I will personally give you my assurance that you will like these frames Read the full article…

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Frame Shops Should Never, Ever Drymount Artwork, Diplomas, Prints, etc.

As a conservation framer, my main concern is to preserve and protect artwork people bring to me for display and framing.  Thus, when asked to drymount art down to backing boards to make them appear flat and even, I cringe. Why is that? Because as art professionals, it is our duty to ensure things people Read the full article…

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Diploma Framing, It Took Years to Achieve… Don’t Trust Anyone with Framing it

Once you acquire your diploma, what do you do with it? Some of us store it away, while most of us proudly display it! This is the part that can be baffling.  Where do you go? who do you trust?  Custom shops tend to be expensive and Big Box stores do not carry the greatest Read the full article…

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Finding a Good Frame Shop in Washington is Like Finding a Good Politician…

…both are there, you just need to look harder to find them! There is some truth to this analogy.  Born, raised and living my life in the Washington, D.C. area, I have seen many changes.  In addition to traffic becoming a nightmare, I have seen businesses (like politicians) come and go. Unfortunately, I have seen Read the full article…

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Why do the Big Box Arts and Crafts Stores charge too much for Framing?

It is a proven fact. Time after Time, I hear consumers complain that the large arts and crafts stores overcharge for their framing…..even with the “coupons” or “specials” they offer. The reason is simple.  It’s called perception.  In this day and age, we are all conditioned to think “the bigger the store, the bigger the Read the full article…

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Does Your Interior Designer Care About Your Art and Framing?

Over the years, I have been approached by Interior Designers about getting quotes for framing projects.  Though interior designers have great ideas with design, I ensure that the conservation of the art is maintained.  Not just for value, but aesthetics as well.  If the correct materials are not used, the art can lose its freshness Read the full article…

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