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4 Reasons to Go with Online Framing

By - January 17 2020

For a treasured poster, photo or art print, you'll want to take some extra care with the framing.

Ready-made frames from Ikea or Target have attractive price tags, but can actually do damage to your artwork over time or even fall apart. With online framing, you get the benefit of easy ordering and delivery to your door, as well as top of the line materials designed to preserve your items over the long haul.

Let's break down four reasons why framing online should be your first option:

1) Protect Your Artwork

Anything that comes into …

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Where to Find Unique Movie Posters to Frame Online

By - January 08 2020

Awards show season has just kicked off, so what better time to talk about our favorite movies, television, characters and the artwork they've inspired?

Since the first day we started online custom framing, movie posters and prints have been one of most common categories to pass through our framing studio.

With this in mind, we have curated a list of some of our favorite places to shop for them online.


Bottleneck Gallery

Source: Bottleneck Gallery (Artists L to R: Laurent Durieux, Matt Ferguson and Dave Perilo)

Home to a rotating …

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The Gift of Custom Framing

By - December 17 2019

A beautifully framed print or photo brings new life to any space, but it can be tricky picking something out for others. Now you can give the gift of custom framing with an E-gift card from Level Frames, and let your recipient decide what they need or like best.

Simply select the amount and the date on which you'd like them to receive it, and we’ll send a delightful email with all of the details. It's a great gift that you can deliver right on time, even after our holiday order deadlines have passed.

Gift cards can be used on any …

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines for 2019

By - December 06 2019

12/16 Update: Orders placed today will not arrive until after Christmas, with the exception of our e-gift cards for which you can set the delivery time.

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In case you missed it, our 2019 Holiday Guide lists our favorite ideas for framed gifts. Whether it's custom framed artwork, beautifully framed photos, a gift card for online custom framing or one of our uniquely framed vinyl records, we'll help you make people happy in a few clicks.

If you need to ensure delivery by the 24th, place your order by the dates below. Note that our …

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Frame Photos and More During Our One Sale of the Year

By - November 26 2019

We're on a mission to provide top quality custom framing at a fair price all year round.

But once a year, we put on a sale to help Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers take care of all the things they've been meaning to frame along with a little holiday gifting. It's happening now!

Online Custom Framing Black Friday

So if you have empty wall space, favorite pics to frame or need thoughtful gift ideas, now's the time to get 15% off everything on the site. Below are a few ideas for what to frame for yourself, or someone close to you.

Forever Classic, The Framed Print

It …

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Our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

By - November 14 2019

We're pleased to present our latest Holiday Gift Guide, featuring personalized, unique gift ideas to help you get through holiday shopping with less stress. Find the right gift for anyone on your list:

Frame Favorite People & Moments

A beautifully printed, custom framed photo is one of the most personal gifts you can give.

We're making it easy to create one from pics of your family, travels, pet or any special occasion. Simply upload your image, select a print size and customize the frame.

Framed a Photo Online

Printed & Custom Framed Photos starting at …

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New Frame Alert: The Alloy Collection

By - November 05 2019

We're excited to announce a brand new set of frames now available on the site.

One of the advantages of online custom framing is that you can easily visualize how different styles would complement the items you are framing.

This new collection was chosen for its sophisticated yet industrial look, expanding our range of styles to help you find the perfect frame for your photos, posters and art prints.

The Alloy Collection

Soft Gold, Nickel and Mercury come in two different widths; a thinner option for a sleeker, modern look, and a thicker …

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​5 Websites for Free Art, Images & Photos (to Print & Frame)

By - November 01 2019

Hanging new artwork on a bare wall is a great feeling, but it can be a challenge to find something you like enough to frame that's also within budget.

Enter this useful list of online resources we’ve put together for free, high-resolution images available for download and your custom framing pleasure.


1. Audubon's Birds of America

John James Audubon’s Birds of America was printed between 1827 and 1838, featuring over 400 prints based on the artist's original watercolor paintings.

Custom Framing Bird Prints Audubon

The National Audubon Society has recently made every …

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Level Frames vs. Framebridge

By - October 28 2019

We're on a mission to make custom framing more convenient, intuitive and affordable. We do this by bringing the entire purchase experience online, handcrafting each frame to museum standards, and providing amazing customer support.

Online framing is relatively new and still unfamiliar to many people. We're frequently asked how it works, as well as how Level Frames compares to Framebridge, another online picture framing site.

More Than One Way to Frame

When you order a custom picture frame through Level, we can handcraft the frame to …

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Announcing Free Shipping & New Ways to Frame

By - October 16 2019

We're on a mission to make custom framing artwork and photos more intuitive, convenient and affordable.

Today, we're thrilled to announce two major changes to help us deliver on that experience even more.

Free Shipping to Anywhere in the U.S.

custom frames online free shipping

Our customers are framing special and unique items, many of which are non-standard sizes that require fully customized frames. Yet we hear that having to pay for shipping has deterred many of you from completing an order or framing additional items that belong up on the wall.

By moving to

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Starting Prices for Custom Frames

By - October 06 2019

Top Quality Ingredients, Made to Order

We're here to help you properly display and protect special artwork and beautiful moments caught on camera.

Each Level frame is handcrafted specifically for your order using solid wood profiles and archival, conservation-grade materials. By eliminating retail overhead and cutting out the middleman, we're delivering museum-quality frames at almost half the cost of most custom frame shops.


Frame Prices by Artwork Size

Each frame price is calculated based on the size of the artwork and how you …

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How to Frame Posters, Prints and Pictures

By - September 25 2019

Be your own custom framer

Getting anything framed and up on your wall can be painful, confusing and expensive. You're either out hunting for a decent quality frame in just the right size, or paying 10x the cost of the art itself and waiting weeks with a custom frame shop.

Level Frames can help with online custom framing for your posters, prints and photos. No need to leave the house or break the bank.

First, let us know about the item you are framing by providing its dimensions to the nearest 1/8". If more convenient, use the toggle …

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