Framing Tips – From Antique Maps to Fragile Art

Being primarily a wholesale framing business, we don t make it a point to emphasize custom framing quite as much as our great deals and high-quality product. However, we do have a custom framing department both for our Build A Frame feature and our retail store in Cincinnati, Ohio. While not our main focus, we still offer the best deals around with the best service on the market! (For instance, did you know we were recently nominated for Best Frame Shop in Cincinnati?) Today, we thought we d share four quick tips on how to not only get the most mileage out of your framing, but also how to best select the materials for your work. 1. If you re going to be matting an art piece or a print, there s really no reason to restrict yourself on mat size. Use as much or as little space as you need However, the mat should not be the same size as the moulding it s inside. Larger/smaller is fine, but not equal. 2. While we love showing off our frames, the primary purpose of a frame is to showcase
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