Our Frame of Mind

A collection of tips, framing techniques and artist insights.

Instagram for Artists: 6 Ways to Make Your Art Stand Out Online

Learn valuable tips for maximizing the effectiveness of your Instagram feed and successfully promoting your work as an artist online.

September 15, 2022

The Skilled Craftsmanship Behind Antiqued Gold- and Silver-Leafed Frames

Antiqued frames are mouldings that undergo a unique manual process of applying metallic leafing to the surface of the wood in an overlapping fashion. This is all done by hand, requiring a high level of skilled craftsmanship. The effect of antiquing in either gold or silver leafing is both distinctive and beautiful, and these types of wood mouldings are ideal for framing traditional paintings or media, as well as wedding portraits, documents and gallery displays.

August 23, 2022

American Hardwoods Collection: American Strength Embodied

Innate organic beauty and strength—this is the hallmark of a solid wood frame grown and produced on American soil. Both infinitely versatile and individually unique, there’s a striking and simplistic quality to natural hardwood mouldings. It’s one of the many reasons why our American Hardwoods collection is so special to us, and why it continues to be popular among our valued community of art professionals and appreciators.

August 11, 2022

Artist Profile: Jessica Mia Vito

Jessica Mia Vito is an emerging artist specializing in both traditional and contemporary approaches to oil painting and drawing. Originally from the Cleveland, OH, area, she knew from a very young age that she wanted to be an artist.

July 28, 2022

Framing Art Yourself - Pros and Cons of DIY Framing

As an artist, you’re often simultaneously a visionary, a promoter, a marketer, a social media influencer, a traveler, a dreamer, and so much more. It may be time to add “custom framer” to your long list of titles.

July 12, 2022