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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As framers to some of the most important historical documents and artwork, we have found that museum glass is an amazing glazing material.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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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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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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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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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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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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