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”
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.
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.
With stay-at-home orders in place and people stuck in quarantine because of the coronavirus, many people are trying anything to pass the time. Forgotten childhood puzzles are making a comeback as adults are turning to 1,000- or even 2,000-piece puzzles to fill their day.
When Black Friday hits, holiday shopping has officially begun. Department and big-box stores advertise outrageous sales and people flock to the mall at ungodly hours. But don’t let the nationwide sales distract you. You can find meaningful gifts and support your local community at the same time on Small Business Saturday.
The holidays are a wonderful time of year. They are filled with cheer, special moments, and quality time with your family. They may also include some holiday firsts, making these days extra special. No matter what wonderful memories the holidays bring, you will want to preserve them.
Summer is coming to a close. You rocked out at the Dave Matthews Band concert. You traveled to Bonnaroo. Or you finally got to see Blink-182 for the first time. In fact, over half of Americans will attend a live music event each year.1 As the real world begins charging full steam ahead, summer music festivals and concerts become a flickering and distant memory. But they don’t have to be forgotten; you can help keep those memories alive with a concert ticket display you can proudly showcase at your home or office. Continue reading “Keep Rocking: Concert Ticket Display For Your Favorite Band”