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Moulding is the process of forming an object by shaping liquid or other easily manipulated materials using a mold. For those of you wondering, a mold is a hollowed-out container that is used to give shape to manipulated materials. Typical uses for mouldings include furniture, household goods, structural materials, and Frame USA’s specialty, picture frames!
Picture frame moulding can come in many finishes and different grades. Some picture frame moulding have magnificent finishes on them and makes them an art form in themselves. Picture frame moulding usually come in wood, plastics and metals with wood being the most sought out material to make a frame.
We offer many types and styles of picture frame moulding for your choosing. When you shop with Frame USA you got a quality, made in America product you’re guaranteed to love!
A picture frame is a decorative edging for a picture, photograph or paining. The purpose of a frame is to protect the art, aid in hanging, make it easier to display and it’s intended to enhance the art.
Art Frames are typically gilded or highly ornate and are the prime choice when you’re trying to make a statement with a piece of art. Art frames aid in drawing a persons eye to your artwork, but you have to be cautious when selecting an art frame because some are so over the top and fancy that they can overpower the art and take focus away from what you want to be displayed.
Giving gifts is hard. Whether it might be for a friend or loved one that you want to give something personal to. Or maybe it’s for a school or work event and you want to give the recipient something will keep and remember. It can be tricky choosing something. A really perfect choice, for nearly any situation is custom engraved picture frames from Frame USA.
Laser engraved products are absolutely storming the market, anywhere from engraved jewelry to engraved hunting rifles. A big draw to this is personalization; being able to modify a product so that it reflects something with meaning to the consumer. It goes without saying, then, that laser engraving is something that must be done with the utmost care and skill to give the customer exactly what they want.
The big secret to engraved frames lies in the craftsmanship, technology and the technical skill of the engraver. One must know how to troubleshoot errors, utilize expert layout skills and have a broad understanding of the engraved material. It can be a very costly process if your engraver is not careful. Similarly, it’s important to know the limitations of laser engraving. There are many surfaces that can be harmful if engraved, or even ruined. Knowing an expert is half the battle!
There’s no right or wrong way to create your engraved picture frame. There are so many options for text and graphics. You can get creative with it and give someone something really memorable. Engraved picture frames are made to impress.
We have some exciting new things taking place around Frame USA and we want to share them with you.
An inexpensive way to get that “Custom Framed” look. These back-loaded metal picture frames can be used to frame posters, prints and other important documents. These frames also come complete with v-clips that serve a dual purpose of hanging and an easel backing or cardboard backing, depending on the size. All of our metal frames can also be used as poster frames to photo frames to custom framing and more. Another high quality frame from Frame USA, and like all of our frames, they’re Made in the USA.
For the Month of June enjoy 10% off all Metal I Picture Frames with Coupon Code: MetalJune
Continue to check back in for new products and events we have going on around Frame USA.
Recognition is something we get all too rarely in this world and it’s something to be cherished. A verbal compliment or note of appreciation can really pick up your day, but when you receive a tangible, hard copy of an accomplishment–that can last forever. Certificate Frames are a way to memorialize those compliments and displaying them so you can look to those when you’re not having such a great day and maybe remember that you earned that accolade. Awards, certificates, diplomas–they should be framed and hung where you can see them, in a nice certificate frame that shows off your accomplishment.
Economy Certificate Picture Frames
Our Economy Certificate Frames are perfect when you want high quality frames for certificates at a low price. These cheap certificate frames include real glass, and come with easy assembled plastic clips. For the money, Economy certificate frames are a great buy!
Metal Certificate Picture Frames
At Frame USA we offer quality Metal Certificate Frames for your diplomas, awards, or other important documents. Ideal for work or home, a metal certificate frame will professionally display your important documents in this attractive frame.
Deluxe Certificate Picture Frames
We’re sure you’ll love these Deluxe Certificate Frames we offer. They are as affordable as our other certificate frames and come in six common sizes and colors to make your important Documents stand out.
Boardroom Certificate Picture Frames
How do I know what size frame to order? It’s a question as framers that we hear all the time, and most times, the answer is easy.
All of our picture frames at Frame USA are based on the inside dimensions. Therefore, if you have a 12×16 image, you will want to order a 12×16 picture frame.
Awesome, that was easy, right? But what if I want matting around my image? Overall, that answer is pretty easy too. Adding matting to a frame will increase the overall dimensions of your frame. For example, if you have a 12×16 image and want a mat around it, your next decision is how much matting should I add? Our recommendation is the smaller the image size, the less matting you should add. Ultimately though matting is a personal preference so whatever you prefer or think will look best is the answer.
For a 12×16 image, I would personally recommend about 1.5” of matting. This will make the frame size 15×19 now. But wait, I thought adding 1.5” of matting would make the frame size, 13.5×17.5? That is a common misconception that we hear. However, to have 1.5” of matting on each side of your image, you are actually adding 3” vertically and 3” horizontally. So 12 + 1.5 +1.5 = 15 and 16 + 1.5 + 1.5 = 19.
While 15×19 is a custom size, ordering this is simple. The easiest way is to order this is through our Design A Frame feature: http://www.frameusa.com/design-a-frame.
Our feature offers just a few simple steps to getting you the perfect picture frame.
Through this feature, you can order your frame, matting, everything you would want!
Now what if you have a custom size image, but do not want matting? At Frame USA, we make that easy too. Almost all of our frame options: wood picture frames, metal picture frames, poster frames, etc. offer a custom option. First, select the frame you would like to order. Then once on that individual series page, you will find this:
Here you can type in the size you need (your image size), change the color accordingly, and select your quantity. Our website offers lower prices on custom frames when you order more than one, so you will see all pricing options listed here. Naturally since we are more efficient the more of the same picture frame we produce for you, we pass those savings right on to you here.
So as you can see, figuring out what frame size you need can be quite simple. However, framing can be difficult for some so if you still have questions, please contact our Customer Service team at 1-800-577-5920 or via email at [email protected]. Our team is ready and happy to help you any way that we can!
Displaying all your photographs of beloved memories can be made much simpler with collage photo frames. Good times with friends and family from years ago displayed all together is a great way to cherish your memories and reflect on fun times. Here at Frame USA we have collage photo frames in all different shapes, sizes and picture capacities. Very few things are more aesthetically pleasing than your own collection of pictures. Spruce up each room in your house with one of our wide selection of collage photo frames, you’ll be able to find an option to hang in your bedroom, family room, or any other room in your home.
As with anything you place in your home, make sure it’s something that works for you. In the end it’s all about finding something that works for you and makes your home a more comfortable environment. Collage photo frames are simply one of the many ways to make an ordinary home extraordinary!
When collecting and displaying art, the look of it is easily enhanced with an antique frame. Many years ago antique picture frames could mainly be found in antique shops and they were very expensive. At time has continued to move forward these antique frames have become more rare and in turn has driven up the market value on them. Fortunately for us, there is no copyright law on picture frames, because of this we can design frames to mirror the antique picture frames we all love and at a far more reasonable price.
Antique Royal Picture Frames
May 4th is widely recognized as a day to celebrate all things Star Wars! While not an official holiday, this date was selected due to the play on the big Star Wars catchphrase “May the Force be with you.”
In 2007 the city council of Los Angeles established May 25th as Star Wars Day because it marked the 30th anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars film, A New Hope.
That mere fact doesn’t deter any die-hard Star Wars fan from recognizing May 4th as the actual holiday. In Canada they went so far as to organize a celebration of Star Wars Day, with the first annual event taking place in 2011. Then to double down on May 4th as the unofficial but official celebratory day, The Walt Disney Company has hosted many Star Wars gatherings and events annually on this day.
Head on over to our sister site Posterservice and browse our selection of Star Wars posters. While you’re at it we have a sale on ALL of our poster frames going on right now. So once you select your favorite Star Wars poster, get it framed beautifully and receive 10% off with Coupon Code: Cinco10.
And remember, May the Fourth be with you!