The Framing Center Blog

Custom Framing & Gift Giving!

One of the best things about being a framer is getting to see the reaction of the person viewing their completed project. We love working with our customers to come up with just the right design for their piece.  Whether you are full of ideas or have no idea where to start, bring your vision…Read More

Change of Season, Change of Art

As fall approaches, outdoor color changes as well as indoor color. When you switch out your throw pillows and adorn your mantle with pumpkins and fall leaves, don’t forget about your walls. Changing up your artwork and framed pieces is a fun way to keep your decor fresh. Re-framing or re-matting an existing piece that…Read More

Properly preserving old photos

We all have them.  A box full that collects dust or a stack of them that get hidden away in a drawer.  Old family photos…what do you do with them? You frame them!  And there are a couple great reasons why you should frame them. The first reason is simply because they are way too…Read More

Don’t be intimidated by custom framing!

So often we hear people tell us that they have been holding on to a piece of art for years, just not sure what to do with it.   A poster rolled up in a closet, a treasured wedding photo from Grandma’s attic or even a framed piece with broken glass that has been riding around…Read More

Framed Canvas

We see so many great canvas pieces come through our door.  From original paintings to images printed on canvas, there are dozens of options for how to frame them. Traditionally, a canvas would have a linen liner paired with the frame.  While we still offer the linen liners, in recent years the trend seems to…Read More

Framing makes the perfect gift

Spring kicks off a really fun time to be a picture framer. We see so many great, sentimental pieces from our customers this time of year because Spring is the beginning of GIFT GIVING SEASON! Mother’s Day comes first and there is nothing that Mom loves more than a framed photo,piece of original kid’s art…Read More

Shop local! Framing Center vs. craft stores

Welcome to our very first blog!  We wanted to just take a moment and address a couple common misconceptions about custom framing that we frequently hear.  Buying a frame seems to be a daunting task for many people so why don’t we start with where you should go to get something framed.   Maybe we…Read More