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At Frame USA, we champion our craft. We make all of our art, frames, and more inside our warehouse. All wood frames produced from Frame USA are 100% made in America! We take great pride with that because not only are we able to produce everything in house, we are still able to offer highly competitive prices.

Landscape Photography by Philippe Sainte-Laudy For Sale

Philippe Sainte-Laudy is an artistic photographer. He who hopes his  landscape “photography can bring people closer to nature and encourage them to preserve it for future generations.”

Philippe is a French photographer who currently lives near Strasbourg, France. In the past, he was a sales engineer, graphic designer, web designer, and even a DJ! He is now a professional photographer, but he also uses software like Adobe Photoshop and Aperture to manipulate his images. He wants his artwork to be unique and original, and create images that are considered art.

Philippe now focuses on landscape photography and capturing spectacular images of nature. Philippe believes that you need to have an understanding of the relationships between light, weather, tides, plants, and animals. You need this in order to get the special photo at the exact right time. He is always trying to capture those short, but magnificent moments in nature; he ones that truly stop you in your tracks and catch your eye. Philippe loves being able to capture those breathtaking times. His passion is photography and he has a deep respect for nature, our planet, and those that inhabit it.

If you are in dire need of a Philippe Sainte-Laudy print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Clear, Landscape Photography For Sale, By Mike Jones Photo

Growing up in Cranford, New Jersey, Mike Jones never anticipated becoming a professional landscape photographer when he grew up.

At the age of 10, Jones’s father taught him how to use his old Pentax SLR camera, which is where the journey began. By the time he graduated from high school, Jones had begun using a 4×5 Grafix camera. He would use this camera, and a tripod, to take photos of the Rocky Shores in Maine during his summer vacations. He eventually got a job at a small weekly newspaper as the staff photographer. While working, he realized how much he truly loved photography and decided to major in it at college. After college, he moved on to a much bigger newspaper in Bricktown, NJ.

Mike worked for The Coast Star Newspaper for 6 years. In 2001, he decided it was time to leave. He wanted to travel around the country, and get the desire to travel out of his system. He spent three months, camping around the United States and visiting 18 National Parks. He realized that he could never go back. Jones sold his house and bought himself a large motor home to travel the country, and spend his days taking photographs of landscapes and nature.  While Jones has a large variety of photographs from his newspaper days, landscape photography has always been his true love. To this day, his home is wherever the camera takes him!

If you need to order a landscape photography print by Mike Jones Photo today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Sophisticated Still Life Photography and Digital Art by Cora Niele

Cora Niele is photographer and digital artist who grew up surrounded by cameras and photos every day. She spent a lot of her childhood in her father’s own photo studio. She was able to learn the technical side to photography, as well as the esthetical side. After graduating high school, Niele went on to complete a master in floral design and academic study in cultural sciences.

When Cora originally started her own company, she began with botanical and garden photography. Overtime, she eventually began using her photographs to make digital fine art prints. She is inspired by nature and organic shapes so most of her work is either still life photos or digital fusions of her self-shot photographs and digital art. Niele’s goal is to help the audience distance themselves from their daily routine for just a moment.

Niele’s work is beautiful, light, and breathtaking. With the introduction of artandcanvas.com, you will have the chance to print floral prints, photography prints, digital art prints, and more to have stunningly displayed in your home!

     

     

If you have any questions, or are looking for a Cora Niele print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Melanoma Know More – August 2019 Charity of the Month

Every month Frame USA partners with a different local or national charity. We give to each charity through donating time, money, exposure, and resources. For every order placed on frameusa.com $0.75 is donated to the charity of the month. The charity for August 2019 is Melanoma Know More

In August of 2010, the world lost a wonderful young man named, Andy Caress, to Melanoma. During his fight, Andy fought to spread awareness and educate people on the dangers of melanoma. After his passing, his loved ones continued this fight by forming The Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation.

If you’ve been customers with us for some time now you probably recognize that name. The Caress Family is local to Cincinnati and are family friends with our CEO, Dan Regenold’s family. We’ve written about them before, every year in fact since we started this blog, however this is the first time that we have referred to the charity as Melanoma Know More.

Here’s why, in January, the foundation joined forces with Melanoma Know More. The union resulted in a single nonprofit organization in Cincinnati focused on melanoma awareness, outreach and research. As a result, their total combined resources make a stronger and more effective organization. Most importantly, they continue to move towards one common goal: wipe melanoma off the face of the planet.

Melanoma Know More History

Health Screenings Melanoma Know More

Dr. Philip Leming along with families of his patients and other melanoma advocates formed Melanoma Know More (MKM) in 2007. MKM has developed successful program initiatives, brought awareness to this relatively unknown disease, and continues to raise thousands of dollars every year to continue the fight against melanoma.

Fundraising Event Charity

MKM has a variety of program initiatives such as Skin Cancer Screenings and School and Youth Education. They also started the Greater Cincinnati Melanoma Warrior Support Network. Throughout the year they also host fundraising events, for instance their event Music for Melanoma is happening in Cincinnati on August 9th. 

Music for Melanoma Charity

To learn more or to get involved with Melanoma Know More, please visit their website.

In conclusion for the entire month of August 2019, $0.75 of every order on frameusa.com is donated to MELANOMA KNOW MORE. In addition to this contribution, our new website now offers the ability to increase your donation on the checkout page.

How To Clean Frames

How To Clean Picture Frames

If you’re a human chances are your home sometimes gets a little dusty and dirty. It’s easy to dust and clean most parts of your home, but what is the best way to clean those precious frames that protect your memories and artwork? We’re here to help you out. The outside of the frame will more often than not be the only thing that you need to clean. Once your frame is hanging up the inside of the frame will be protected from splatters, spills, dust and dirt. All you need is a soft cloth to wipe down the frame itself. We recommend a microfiber cloth to wipe down the outside of the frame. The benefits of the microfiber cloth is that the fibers will attract the dust and the dirt better and quicker than just a plain old kitchen or bath towel.

Once the outside of the frame is back to its original glory, you might now notice that the styrene or glass, is less than sparkling. The first thing you have to determine is whether or not the frame in question has styrene or glass, as the cleaning methods are vastly different.

If you have purchased a Frame USA  standard size or custom frame that is 11×14 or smaller (Including 12×12) your frame will have arrived with glass. If the frame is a standard size or custom frame that is 11×17 and larger they will come with Styrene, a form of Plexi-Glass. In case your frame was created using our Design A Frame, Acrylic is an option for you to choose from. Acrylic, similar to styrene, is a thicker, more durable plexi-glass.

So now that you’ve got a good understanding on what your frame has, it’s time to clean!

How to clean Glass:

Glass is probably the easiest to clean as it has the most in common with windows in your household. All you need to clean glass on your picture frames is a soft cloth and regular old glass cleaner. While chances are that the dirt and dust is just on the outside of the frame, In the event that your frame has arrived to you a little dusty or you want to be extra sure your piece sparkles, you should carefully remove the glass and clean it. Our recommendation is to make sure you’re a safe distance away from your artwork before spraying down the glass so as to not harm it.

How to clean Styrene or Acrylic:

Styrene and acrylic is slightly trickier to clean. If your styrene looks slightly cloudy, check to make sure that you have removed the protective film from both sides. We want to protect your styrene from scratches in transient so it will always ship with this film. Our acrylic is a little easier to detect since its shipped with a bright blue film.

 

If you have removed the film, and your styrene or acrylic is still dirty, our best recommendation is to clean it using a clean microfiber cloth and warm water. This will allow any static packing material or dust to be wiped away. DO NOT use a solvent cleaner like you did with your glass. The components of the cleaner will actually cause it to disintegrate over time.

Picture Frame Supplies
Glass & Plastic Cleaner

If you are wanting a magic product that will clean all three glazing options and much more with ease, just call us your fairy god framers as we have a Glass and Plastic cleaner that will make your life incredible easy!

We hope that these tips have helped your frames get as clean as can be. If you have a picture frame, custom framing, home decor, or company question leave them in the comments, or reach out to us on Facebook or Instagram!

Multicultural and Psychedelic Artwork for Sale, by Chris Dyer

You may have seen Chris Dyer’s psychedelic prints on clothing, skateboards, or street art. With the help of our upcoming Print on Demand website, artandcanvas.com, you will also be able to pick colorful prints, multicultural prints, spiritual prints, and so much more to printed for your own home!

Chris Dyer grew up in Lima, Peru. He was very much a part of the 80s skateboarding crowd and 90s street gangs that participated in destructive activities. Once he turned 17, he moved up to Canada. Growing up skateboarding, Dyer started his fine arts career by focusing on broken skateboards. He enjoyed being able to bring the destroyed wood back to life. This ultimately led him into working for California and worldwide skate companies, designing board art.

Using his many travels around the world, Dyer began to create vivid art that would bring together multiple cultures. He wants to bring spiritual unity among all the diversity. He describes his art as “an expression of [his] soul essence…which is colorful, real, multicultural, and positive.” Chris Dyer uses mostly acrylic and spray paint to create these wild pieces and likes trying different styles and themes. Dyer’s goal is to become “a bridge between spiritual movement and conscious art scenes, like street and skate art.”

             

To order a Chris Dyer print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

How to Frame a Puzzle — 6 Tips From an Expert Framer

Some framing projects are fairly easy, involving 2 steps — put art in frame, hang frame on wall. There are some projects however that require a bit more skill. We like our customers to be well informed so we went to the people that know those projects the best — our talented custom framing team in our retail store.

This team not only completes the requests of our local customers, but they are also the ones who turn your imagined Design a Frame orders into reality!

This team has had the opportunity to work with a lot of creative materials. One of the most unique products, also happens to be one of the trickiest for the everyday person to frame. We’re talking about America’s favorite rainy-day activity — Puzzles!

There is nothing worse than spending weeks completing a 1000+ piece puzzle to just take it apart. That’s where we come in! Laurie, who has been on our custom framing team since December of 2016, has compiled 6 tips to help turn that loved puzzle into your home’s decor.
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Framed Puzzle of Sea Creatures

Securing your puzzle

Since puzzles by definition include multiple pieces the first task when framing it is securing it:

  1. There is puzzle glue that can be used to permanently keep a puzzle together.  By gluing it, it makes it easier to frame.  Be sure to give the puzzle plenty of time to dry properly before inserting it into a frame.
  2. When you pour the glue over top of the completed puzzle, it can be a little messy. Use a piece of cardboard to spread it out but make sure to have something underneath to catch the excess glue.  But be careful that you don’t glue your underneath board to the puzzle itself!

Not interested in permanently altering your puzzle? Here’s Laurie’s tip:

  1. If you decide not to glue the puzzle together, use real glass in front of your puzzle instead of acrylic or flexible plastic called Styrene.  This allows you to hold the puzzle together tighter.

Framing your puzzle

One of our customers favorite things about us is that we offer a wide variety of frames to choose from. Whether your décor is comprised of wood, or you have more of an industrial vibe with metal, we have tons of options.

  1. When you are going through the many options, choose a frame that will accent the puzzle

Not sure what size frame would be the best for your puzzle? All you have to do is measure your puzzle and go from there!

  1. Some puzzles will fit into a standard size frame; for example, a 16×20 frame or 18×24 frame. Others will need to be put into a custom size frame.

No matter what size, standard or custom, we can make your dreams come true. All of our series are offered in 32 standard sizes and the ability to be made into custom sizes!

Since this puzzle is meant to be part of your home décor, there is a very real possibility that you have a frame size already in mind for your space, regardless if your puzzle will fit. Here’s Laurie’s tip to make it work:

  1. You can use a custom cut mat board to make it fit into a standard size frame.  For example, if the puzzle is 16×22, you would have a 1 inch mat around the puzzle to fit it into an 18×24 frame.

We hope that these tips help you turn your rainy day activity into a beautiful home décor. Share with us your finished puzzles framed with Frame USA Frames!

Fantasy and Vintage Car Art Prints by Michael Fishel, For Sale

Bright. Colorful. Magical. Fantasy. These are some words that can easily describe the artwork of Michael Fishel. Michael Fishel is an illustrator that loves to paint with no restraints so that he can let his imagination flow onto the page.

Growing up, Fishel won a drawing contest with a drawing of a clown holding balloons. His drawing became the cover of a national Scholastics magazine, and that was where his love of drawing and painting began. His father used to sit him down and teach him how to draw ducks, birds, frogs, etc. This helped him to become aware of how nature inspires and applies to art. As a teenager, he loved wild cartoonish drawings of race cars, like in Hot Rod. But he also found an interest in the Great Fantasy Masters of Old. He decided that he wanted to start drawing cars, but with fantastical creatures driving them.

His work today is very much a mixture of both. You can find detailed paintings of fantasy art, vintage car art paintings, and a lot more colorful illustrations. His work has been posters, book covers, children’s book illustrations, greeting cards, and puzzles, and will soon be able to hang in your own home! With Art & Canvas, you will have the ability to print his art on demand, and hang it anywhere you would like!

       

 

If you are in dire need of a Michael Fishel print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected]. You can also check out some of our full size Michael Fishel posters at www.posterservice.com

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High Contrast, Black and White Photography for sale by Moises Levy

High contrast, black and white photography. Does that sound like art you are attracted to? Then Moises Levy is an artist that you should most definitely pay attention to, before artandcanvas.com is up and running! Moises Levy is a photographer and architect that grew up in Mexico City, and lives there to this day. At 13 years old, Levy took a trip to New York City. While there, he was drawn to the buildings and their evening shadows. This trip was what fueled his interest in both architecture and photography.

He loves the relationship between natural light and the architecture that surrounds us. Photography gave him the ability to bring light, shapes, textures, and machines together all in one. Levy found that photography was the perfect medium for him because it allowed him to express his curiosity for beauty and art in a rational way. Having access to almost 300 images from Moises Levy, we are excited to give you the chance to find the pieces that speak to you, and get them printed whenever you want!

         

If you are interested in having a Moises Levy print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Happy Birthday America!

Being a manufacturer of American made picture frames, we at Frame USA especially love days like today!  July 4th is widely celebrated all throughout the United States. Many view today as “yes I get the day off work!”  But being a company who focuses on buying and producing everything we do around Made in the USA products, it is more than that to us.  We celebrate our freedoms today and every day, and are proud to offer you picture frames that are 100% Made in the USA on a daily basis.

Thank you for shopping with Frame USA today and every day!

Enjoy 12% off Site Wide with our 4th of July Sale!

Use the coupon code: JULY4TH at both Frame USA and Posterservice, and you will receive 12% off your entire order!