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How to Prepare for an Art Exhibition

As an artist, getting accepted into an art exhibition can be super exciting but also overwhelming. You’ve put the hours into creating your artwork, but now it’s time to make it presentable. The work itself is what got you accepted into the show, but your presentation is what will help you sell. Arranging Your Work […]

Real Wood vs MDF Wood Frames

What’s the difference between real wood frames and MDF wood frames? In the world of moulding you will find different types of materials used to create individual styles. It might seem as simple as wood vs plastic, but the real story is much deeper. We’ll start at the beginning of the manufacturing process to see […]

October Charity of the Month – Chris Kyle Frog Foundation

Every month, Frame USA chooses a different local or national charity to support. Community involvement and helping those in need is super important to us. We contribute to charities by donating money, time, and resources. For every order placed on frameusa.com, we donate $0.75 to the charity of the month. October 2018’s Charity of the […]

Wedding Photography Framing Tips

Tips for Wedding Photography and Framing I grew up believing there are a few important stages in life: graduating from college, finding your first “big kid job”, getting married, and then all the fun stuff that follows marriage. So when those steps fell into place perfectly in my life, I was over the moon! Right after […]

Tips to Overcome Creative Block

How to Get Rid of Creative Block Creative block happens to every artist no matter how professional they are. We all go through times where the inspiration isn’t there. It can be super discouraging to be a creative person with no ideas of what to make. As an artist, I’ve had plenty of ups and […]

The Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s – Charity of the Month

Frame USA’s September charity of the month is the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s. Every month, Frame USA sponsors a different charity organization. It’s important to us to give back to our community and help those in need. For every order placed on Frameusa.com, we donate $0.75 to the charity of the month. We also […]

Tips for Matting Artwork – Color, Size, and Display

Matting Artwork When looking at a piece of art, matting can really brighten or enhance the image. People often ask if you should mat a picture based on the image itself or based on the room it will hang in. It’s actually a little of both. You don’t want to have a mat, frame, and […]

New Series Spotlight – Timber Barnwood Frames

Hello fellow framers! As we all know, summer is quickly coming to a close. And with that, comes all the fall things (HAPPY DANCE!). This season we’re introducing a brand new series to the Frame USA collection called “Timber”. Our new series Timber Barnwood is a great way to spruce up that She Shed, or […]

What is Dry Mounting and Does Your Image Need It?

Does your image need dry mounting?     The process of dry mounting adheres your image to foam core using a heat press. Sometimes when art is printed, the paper will have slight imperfections. The process isn’t reversible, but it will remove any bends, smileys, creases, or curls that may be in your art work. […]

Dorm Room Decorating Tips for Back to School

Tips for Dorm Room Decorating When decorating your dorm room there are a few things to keep in mind. Make sure you’re having fun, get creative, and let your personality show through! Times have changed since I graduated college ten years ago. However I recently helped my younger cousin move into her dorm at the University […]

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