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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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Museum Framing is Participating in Small Business Saturday in Old Town Alexandria……..Plus Free Indoor Parking as always!

This Saturday, not only will you get a benefit from AMEX on your credit card statement, but you will also save a good deal of money and walk away with some truly creative and high quality framing products and services that will excite you. First, you must register your American Express card at:  https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/ Truly! Read the full article…

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Inspect Your Framed Art Before Leaving The Framer

Before you leave the frame shop with your framed art, inspect it, both inside and out! Sounds silly, right?  In a way, it does, but in another way it does not.  A current situation I faced today involved a father of a framing client who came in to frame his personal art for his daughter. Read the full article…

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See Why Museum Framing Is Highly Rated by the Alexandria, Arlington and the Washington DC area!

For 25 years, Rick has made it his purpose to serve his clients with the finest 100% Museum Grade framing at very affordable prices.  During this time, Rick has served museums, libraries, galleries, businesses, and the public with his top notch quality service and expertise.  Even interior designers have sought Rick for special projects when Read the full article…

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Framing Antique Maps to Last for Many Years

Framed mapFraming antique maps follows the same guidelines of antique prints I recently blogged. Making sure that the proper archival materials are used such as Ultraviolet filtering glass or acrylic, 100% Museum Grade cotton rag matting and backing, reversible hinging techniques and an extra layer of archival grade corrugated as a final backing. The only Read the full article…

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Proper techniques Museum Framing uses for mounting Artwork, Diplomas, Photographs, etc.

Framing of Antique PrintMuseum Framing has been specializing in framing antique works of art on paper and important artifacts for many years, thus we are very familiar in knowing the most suitable types of mounting and framing techniques. The following is a brief summary of some of the applications we use. Obviously, each item has Read the full article…

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