Innovative Solutions for Printing Art: Try Archival Plexiglas® or Aluminum

If you’ve never tried it before, now may be a great time to test your images on a clear, crisp archival Plexiglas® or matte, industrial chic aluminum. Learn about the effects you can achieve using these substrates for fine art, photography and decorative printing. For the month of November 2014, save 25% on these products! Orders must be placed by November 30 for Christmas delivery.

LauraMJ | 10/29/2014 10:33:03 AM | 2 comments

Fine Art Printing: How Can I Reproduce my Mixed Media Artwork?

Creating fine art printing reproductions of mixed media art presents its own set of challenges for the working artist. In this article, Laura Jajko, President of American Frame ( describes how to properly prepare, light and photograph your artwork in a way that accurately reflects the color and texture of the original work.

LauraMJ | 10/22/2014 10:08:09 AM | 4 comments

Do you Really Know How to Vote? – American Frame Featured Artist Contest

Here we review the important steps for voting in the American Frame monthly Featured Artist Contest. Artists who have entered will want this guidance for self-promotion.

LauraMJ | 10/15/2014 3:36:38 PM | 2 comments

Wood Frames – The Beauty of Framing with Wood

Inspiration is everywhere for the DIY decorator! Here are a few easy and attainable looks we found on Houzz, with an eye toward the wood picture frames, of course.

LauraMJ | 10/10/2014 9:21:28 AM | 2 comments

Cynthia Decker Wins Featured Artist Contest

I am very honored to annouce our first Featured Artist Contest winner: Cynthia Decker. Read more about Cynthia and her artwork in this press release that was sent to the media, today.

LauraMJ | 10/1/2014 10:32:06 AM | 3 comments

About this blog

Laura Jajko

Join in and let’s bond over our love of art and framing. Here, I’ll be sharing design inspiration and decisions, twitter chat summaries, and happenings with the company, among other things. With more than 40 years of practical experience, I bring a unique perspective in a straight-forward style that I hope will spark lots of interesting and relevant dialog in our online community.

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