Custom Framing Guide

Your Resource for Online Framing Tips & Advice

Freshly Framed in February

Art and photos newly framed up and looking good

March 05 2021

Winter is coming to a close, and in addition to the coming of Spring we feel like celebrating some of the best online custom framing feats completed by our customers during the early months of 2021.

Whether it's original artwork, a limited edition print, a favorite photo or thoughtful gift, the goal of every custom framing project is the same: Satisfaction, pride and joy over the final work of art on the wall.


Custom Framed Artwork - Level Frames

Image Credit: @brandibroxson on Instagram

Using our DIY custom framing kit, Brandi framed this electrifying print from

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How to Frame Posters, Prints & Pictures

February 23 2021

Be your own custom framer

Getting artwork and photos 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 an exorbitant amount and waiting weeks with a custom frame shop.

With online custom framing, it's easy to customize an affordable, gallery worthy frame that ships directly to you in about one week.

Photo credit: @LukesBeard

We're on a mission to make it more convenient, affordable and intuitive to custom frame posters, prints and …

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5 Fun Photography Projects

Ideas for creating inspired photos perfect for framing online

February 18 2021

With the amazing cameras we now carry around in our pockets, everyone is a photographer.

But amateurs and seasoned pros alike have experienced the feeling of creative standstill. So we put together a few ideas for getting fun, inspiring and (hopefully) frameworthy shots.

After you get those creative juices flowing, we've made it easy to frame your photos online and have them up on your walls in no time.


1. Recreate The Past

Image source: Pinterest

Everyone loves looking through old photos, even when they are cheesy and …

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Hit It Out Of The Park This Valentine's Day

February 02 2021

The annual holiday of love is around the corner, and we've got a few gift ideas for surprising your Valentine even if you can't be together in person.

With online custom framing, you can spread joy to friends, family, pets and anyone else in your life who deserves some loving.

Time to frame up your favorite faces and let those beautiful pictures speak for themselves.

Make The Classic Choice

Chances are you have a ton of pictures stored on your computer, phone or favorite social media account. Framed photos are a classic gift that will …

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Online Framing 101

Custom frame photos, artwork and more without the hassle (or leaving home)

January 28 2021

Custom framing has been around for centuries. What's different today is that we can make the experience more convenient and affordable by bringing everything online.

Below are some of the most common questions we get about online custom framing.

What Can You Frame?

Our specialty is anything based on paper.

If you are framing posters, art prints, photographs or digital images, we've got you covered. We also do quite a number of framed vinyl records.

Custom frame posters and prints online - Level Frames

Framing canvas and unique items such as sports jerseys or textiles can be taken on …

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Guide to Framed Art in Small Spaces

Get the most out of your space and artwork collection with online framing

January 22 2021

When it comes to decorating, being efficient with your living space should extend all the way up to your walls.

This can require some thought. Too much wall decor can actually make your home look smaller than it actually is. That's why it's crucial to strike a visual balance between framed photos or art and your empty wall space so that your home looks more cozy than cluttered.

Here are a few art hanging tips and tricks to maximize your decor even in a small space.

1. Keep It Simple

Custom framing is our passion, but not every wall …

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Choosing a Frame Style For Your Artwork

Frame art and photos online in a way that best suits your art (and you)

January 16 2021

With so many options available, choosing the right custom frame and mat combo for your artwork or photo can be confusing.

The good news is that with online framing, it's easy to come up with the right style to match whatever you are framing as well as your home decor

We've outlined some of the differences between several options, including tips and recommendations to help you end up with a final result you will love.

Full-Bleed, or Straight Fit

Full-bleed printing is when the image covers the paper from edge to edge without any borders or …

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Give the Gift of Custom Framing This Season

December 17 2020

A beautifully framed photo, print or album brings new life to any space, but it can be tricky picking something out for others.

Why not give the gift of custom framing with an e-Gift card from Level, and let your recipient decide how and when to make their walls look awesome?

Level Frames Gift Cards for Online Framing

Simply select the amount and your delivery date, and we’ll send a delightful email with all of the details. Our gift cards can be used on all of our online custom framing services.

For a last minute gift idea, these will certainly do the trick.

How does the e-gift …

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The Quick Ship Framed Photo

Designed to look great and meet deadlines

December 10 2020

*** HOLIDAY UPDATE Our cutoff for Christmas delivery is December 10th this year, but you may be able to order the Quick Ship for a fews after ***

Our new Quick Ship framed photos are sized perfectly for gifting and gallery walls.

We've designed a nicely balanced 11.5" x 14" frame and removed the guesswork by setting the mat size for you and curating a selection of great looking, all wood profiles.

It's the fastest way to frame a photo online, and the fastest way to receive a Level Frame on your doorstep.

Frame a Photo with Level Frames Quick Ship

Your images are

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Holiday Order Deadline for 2020

December 07 2020

In case you missed it, our 2020 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.

Order the following items by December 10th for arrival before the 25th:

Note that In Studio custom frame orders, oversize frames, framed vinyl records and certain framed artwork may not …

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The Travel Tracker Framed Map

December 03 2020

We love framing maps so much that we commissioned our own!

Our new Travel Tracker map features a mid-century modern design printed on premium canvas.

The best part? With online custom framing we've made it easy to frame it in the style of your choosing.

Framed Travel Tracker Map from Level Frames

Designed by Brad Woodard of Brave the Woods, this exclusive map is available in two sizes and comes with a set of push pins so that you can celebrate past trips and plot out future destinations.

A perfect complement for your den, kitchen, nursery, family room or any shared space.

Each …

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Frame Photos & More During Our One Sale of the Year

Save on custom framing through November 30th

November 25 2020

We're on a mission to provide top quality online 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, and it's happening now!

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 …

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