Spice Up Your Walls with the Color of Fall

Spice Up Your Walls with the Color of Fall

The weather is a little cooler, the air is crisp and the leaves are exploding with fiery color – autumn has arrived! There is something about this time of year that makes us want to dress in flannel, roast smores, and of course consume anything pumpkin flavored! The...
Don’t Get Spooked When Choosing A Frame

Don’t Get Spooked When Choosing A Frame

It finally happened. You went to your local fall art festival and bought a gorgeous original painting. The composition and color left you breathless, so you took the plunge. After carefully walking through the crowd back to the car, you placed it in the trunk and...
Summer Memories

Summer Memories

The early morning sunrise, the squeak of the brakes from the school bus and children squealing with excitement as they don just the right backpack for school…these are the sounds of summer fading into autumn. But, before you say goodbye, be sure to remember the...
Closet Purge & Things To Frame

Closet Purge & Things To Frame

With spring cleaning comes the question as old as the tradition itself: What should you treasure and what should you toss? In some cases, discarding an old keepsake stuffed in the back of a closet feels akin to betrayal. It’s hard let go. Subsequently, a good cleaning...
Frames, The History Behind Them

Frames, The History Behind Them

Art frames are a relatively recent introduction into civilization. Among the earliest evidence of framed artwork was discovered in Egypt. A mummy’s tomb dating to the second century included a framed portrait of the dearly departed. It’s believed the portrait hung in...
Home Decorating Trends Using Picture Frames

Home Decorating Trends Using Picture Frames

When you’re looking for ways to spruce up your home, there are several fun ways to do so with the use of picture frames. Whether you want to display photos in these frames or leave them empty, keep the following decorating ideas in mind for your home. Wall Collage...
What You Should Know About Hanging Picture Frames

What You Should Know About Hanging Picture Frames

You’ve got a big, blank expanse of plastered wall and a picture frame that would look perfect there. But everyone knows what a hassle it is to hang art, so that poor wall might stay empty. Fortunately, hanging picture frames is easier than it looks. Start by answering...
Try Your Luck At DIY Framing

Try Your Luck At DIY Framing

Are you ready to explore the creative art of DIY framing? Planning picture frames for a space is not only fun; it’s also rewarding. Showcase your sketches, paintings, photos or portraits with the perfect frame. As St. Patty’s Day approaches, let’s...
What Is Canvas Stretching?

What Is Canvas Stretching?

At a glance, stretching a canvas may seem unnecessary to some. Can’t you simply lay canvas across some boards, staple it and put in a frame? But the art of stretching is precise and the benefits well worth undergoing this time-consuming task. Let’s explore...