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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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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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When obtaining custom framing quotes, compare apples to apples

About a couple months ago, a guy came into my studio for a quote for framing an art print.  Based on the size, I quoted about $200.  This included my normal 99% UV filtering glass, 100% Museum Grade cotton rag matting and the double archival backing.  The frame he picked was a nice solid wood Read the full article…

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Picture Framing Needs to be about Presentation AND Preservation

  When people get their art, diploma or jersey framed, they want it to look nice.  Obviously, this is a given.  But, a concern should also be: Will it look good several years down the road?There are specific materials and techniques that need to be employed in the framing of artwork for their maximum preservation Read the full article…

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How Museum Framing is able to keep our Prices Fair and Quality Strong

Over the course of my business, my clients have inquired how I am able to keep my framing prices very reasonable, especially given the quality of the work we perform for them.  As founder and an active owner of the business since 1989, the answers are direct and simple: 1) First, as a collector and Read the full article…

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Preserve those Cherished Family Memories through Proper Framing or Storage

In this age of digital photography, many of us do not think of preserving and protecting past family events caught on photography.  Today, we snap photos of family, friends and events and either leave them on a card or print them from the computer. But, let’s discuss, for a moment, our old family photos.  You Read the full article…

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There is No Need to Overpay for Framing

Just this morning, I had a well known art conservator come into my studio to get a sketch framed.  It was medium to large in size.  He inquired about a nice solid wood black frame, high quality 99% UV filtering glass, a thick 8 ply 100% Museum Grade cotton rag matting with 4 ply  100% Museum Read the full article…

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Why I Opened a Frame Shop

  During the 1970s and 1980s, I bought and sold old coins, paper money and autographs for the enjoyment of handling historical items and working with people of a common interest.  Handling rare, old coins, paper money and related items was a thrill for me. I would travel to shows in various parts of the Read the full article…

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Museum Framing is offering 100% Museum Quality Framing Specials with Prompt Turnaround!

Museum Framing of Alexandria, Virginia offers Honest Specials to Check off your Gift List! This is your chance to bring in a diploma, photograph, antique map or print to receive a great value in framing before Christmas! Since 1989, the public, museums, libraries, galleries and collectors have relied on Museum Framing for true archival framing Read the full article…

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