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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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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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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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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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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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What your College Bookstores Don’t Want You to Know

It’s the big day for you. You finished all of your college and university requirements.  Now, its time! Once you attend graduation ceremonies, you get your diploma (or look alike), you head to the college store. Wait!  You see a diploma frame for sale.  You say to yourself: “What a great thing to show off Read the full article…

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