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Diploma Framing

As a specialist in providing Museum Grade frames to those in the field of preserving  art and artifacts, it baffles me how large outfits are able to pump out low quality frames at high prices.   When you really dissect the frames, you become shocked at the prices they charge for the quality offered. One 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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With Summer Here, Make Sure Your Art is Protected, Especially if You take Extended Vacations

This time of year, the last thing on our mind is protecting our art.  We think about vacations, more time with friends and family and even taking care of our pets, but we spend little time thinking about our artwork. Why is this important?  With temperatures hovering around the 90 to 100+ degree mark, with Read the full article…

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Time to Frame that Hard Earned Diploma with Museum Quality Materials that will make it Last!

      Now, it is time to make sure you frame it properly.  Not with those off the shelf cheap frames that colleges and universities pedal to their students and their parents.  Yes, the kind that is equal in quality to those at the big box stores at ten times the price. Oh, yes, 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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Use skepticism when watching those framing “how to” videos on Youtube

Just today while perusing the web, I came across a “how to” video by a prominent site dedicated with showing people “how to do”,  “how to fix” etc.  You all know those sites.  One kind of wonders where some of these people get their information. One segment showed hot to hinge art to the mat. Read the full article…

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Framing a Sports Jersey Correctly

Nothing is more enjoyable than proudly displaying a sports jersey of your favorite player, your child’s first game, or even one of your favorite team. When framed properly, it could be a show stopper that grabs people’s attention. Unfortunately, I have seen and heard of some of the most ghastly methods many framers or sports Read the full article…

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Custom Framing vs. Big Box Frames

  Custom Framing is defined as having art, memorabilia or item of personal importance displayed to accommodate the size and personal tastes of the consumer having it framed.  This includes choosing the color of the framing elements to match the art being framed, the environment its’s hanging, the tastes of the consumer or anything else Read the full article…

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