Custom Matting 101: Basics of Mat Selection

Mats – also referred to as mat boards or matting – are used in the custom framing process, placed between the frame and the item, or beneath the item being framed, to achieve a more polished look. Matting is typically made of heavy paper-based material but can also incorporate other materials such as a fabric wrap to add an element of texture. Continue reading “Custom Matting 101: Basics of Mat Selection”

Tips and Tricks to Decorate Your Home Bar

In this time of social distancing, why not turn your living space into one of the coolest bars in town? Home bars are great for socializing with your pod or just relaxing in your pajamas with a cold one. Build a home bar or utilize part of your kitchen counter. Regardless of the setting, it’s time to decorate your home bar to give it some atmosphere. Continue reading “Tips and Tricks to Decorate Your Home Bar”

The Different Types of Mediums for Digital Printing

Nowadays, most people have a camera roll full of photos just sitting on their phone or a collection of various albums saved in the Cloud. While having digital copies of your favorites photos is nice so you never lose them, these pictures can often be forgotten. Instead of letting these photos collect digital dust, it may be time to get some printed and framed.

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How Do You Frame Needlework

While many places were closed and people were encouraged to stay inside because of COVID-19, you may have picked up a new hobby. Needlepoint is the art of embroidery using yarn and an open weave canvas. It is a fun, easy way to pass the time that can lead to incredible results. Unfortunately, once completed these needlework masterpieces are all too often forgotten or left to collect dust. Instead, our picture framing shop in Boca Raton is sharing some helpful hints for mounting needlework for framing and sharing with the rest of the world.

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The Best Way to Display a Sculpture

Sculptures are works of art that go beyond the traditional two-dimensional painting or photos most people have on their walls. Because they are three-dimensional in nature, there are several elements to consider when putting sculptures on display.

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How to Hang Fine Art

After our clients use our fine art framing services in Boca Raton, they are ready to show off their artwork proudly in their home or office; but hanging fine art is more challenging than many people realize. Not only do you need to find the perfect spot to display that beautiful piece of work, you also want to make sure it is hung properly.

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What Do Art Consultants Do & Do I Need One?

Not everyone has a keen eye for art, but that does not mean that your home or office can’t look like it was professionally decorated. Even if you feel like you have a better art sense than most, a professional art consultant can help take your art collection to the next level. Especially if you are trying to get into the investment art game, you need an art consultant by your side.

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How to Store Art to Avoid Damage

Your attic or storage unit may be filled with an array of forgotten objects that are collecting dust. When you finally go to unpack these items, your worst nightmare is realized; your items are damaged, dusty, and musty. Whether you are an experienced fine art collector or you only have one large painting you cherish, you want your art to avoid a similar fate.

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