Some people come into the framing shop and ask for the cheapest option to frame their ‘thing’, me on the other hand, I ask questions to find… Read more “Frame it because”
I was asked recently about emerging trends in framing
More people on the planet means more photos, friends, family, pets, landscapes, still lifes and all sorts in between. But how do you go about protecting the… Read more “5 ways to protect your photos – Your memories need protection…”
You have a gorgeous limited edition print, you want to showcase it, get a frame, put it on the wall, ok ya… Then you decide to look… Read more “5 reasons to choose a custom frame over a ready made”
More people on the planet means more photos, friends, family, pets, landscapes, still lifes and all sorts in between. But how do you go about protecting the ones you cherish the most? Here is a quick guide.
Many of our customers want to make their home or work environment beautiful, so it can become a place of comfort and ease… Where you can feel energised and relaxed, perhaps at the same time… Now there’s a thought!
Amazing the world we live in, the things that make us gasp, through to the things that make us laugh or flail in horror.
Today the temperature is tipped to get to 40 degrees, welcome to summer in Victoria 🙂
Do you have a sanctuary? A place you go to when things get a bit too much, where you can chill out a little, and give yourself some ‘me time’?
I like this term, “contemporary classic”, it puts a smile on my face. All at once it seems pretentious, bold, status building and oh so chic, whatever that might mean…
Grouping a collection of paintings or images together is one way to turn your home into a personal art gallery. Called a “salon-style” hang it’s about, assembling multiple artworks in one area, this came about in 18th century Europe, where artists would hang their works together on a single wall.
It’s just turned into spring here in Australia, nice time to get out and about and do things… Apart from some foul weather on the opening weekend. So before you run off and get ready for Summer get some inside things sorted, like framing. You know you want to…
These guys have some fab ideas on how to present artworks in your home or office that doesn’t require a big hammer, nails and mess!
Your first exhibition… Congratulations! I bet you’re excited, perhaps even a little apprehensive, there are things to organise, people to invite, framing to be done. Breathe in, breathe out relax a little. Now let’s look at a few things regarding framing.
For picture framers we have to take a few things into account when people want fabric items framed, tapestries and cross stitch often require stretching to keep the weave straight in the frame. Other items like rugs and quilts need us to provide a frame that can support the weight and bulk of the item.
All of these works on paper techniques have differences in the paper, inks and finishes as well as the durability and value.
Out of all this comes our need to ensure that we create a suitable frame structure, which suitably protects the image from pressing up against the glass, fading and acid burn from mounting materials, oh and you thought our job was easy huh…
Lots of people have heard about oil paint, and the masterpieces they have produced over many centuries. But there are other mediums too.
You have collected a few “Art” things over the years, some were given to you as a hand me down, others are cherished memories from a vacation, others might be selected purchases from a gallery or gifts from friends. Whatever way you received them, you probably love them to bits. But if you ask some deeper questions you might just be wondering what they are and what the differences are.
You want something they will remember for a long while to come, something they will hopefully cherish. How about a signature frame?
Select the right images to make your house a warm and inviting home for many years to come!