Tag: picture frames

Open Back Frame DIY Projects

In case you weren’t aware, we sell picture frames of all varieties. One of those varieties happens to be picture frame shells, sometimes called open back frames. Almost all of our series are available as shells, which essentially means all you’re getting is just the frame, no glass and no backing. There are a number […]

New Series Spotlight – Chalked Picture Frames

New Picture Frame Series Spotlight – Chalked Frames It’s finally summer, which means it’s time for some brand-new picture frames here at Frame USA! Our first brand new series to our Frame USA Collection ­­­­— the Chalked series. With the emergence of new series means two things: You have another great option for those old […]

Shop Small on Etsy This Holiday Season!

Frame USA is promoting Etsy shops this holiday season! Small businesses and artists are important to us as a company. We encourage everyone to shop small for holiday gifts this year. Here are the first of our featured shops leading up to the holidays. Framed Art AgedPage Images from AgedPage Photography speak softly to the […]

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 […]

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 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. The […]

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 […]

DIY Projects Using Picture Frames – Tips and Ideas

DIY Projects – Tips and Ideas using Picture Frames   Do it yourself projects are a huge trend right now. They’re a great way to bring out your creative side, manage stress, or decorate on a budget. I look at a picture frame and think the possibilities are endless. There are hundreds of styles and sizes […]

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