Custom Framing Guide

Your Resource for Online Framing Tips & Advice

Level Frames for Artists & Photographers

September 15 2020

We enjoy working with artists, designers and photographers and helping to grow their business.

We're able to assist with a number of touch points including fine art printing, museum-quality framing and shipping frames to your customers and clients. It's all powered by our online framing experience that makes custom framing more convenient, affordable and intuitive.

Read on for more about our artist services, or start a conversation by clicking on the button below!

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How We Can Help

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Your Guide to Framed Wedding Photos & Gifts

September 09 2020

Now that we are through the Spring but still in the thick of wedding season, we're getting lots of requests for interesting gift ideas as well as questions about the best ways to frame wedding photos.

This year has been a little different to say the least, which has forced people to get even more creative.

So if a friend is getting hitched or if you're looking for an easy but meaningful way to commemorate your own big day, we've got you covered.


When You Know the Newlyweds

Create a Custom Collage Frame

A classic, and for good reason. …

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Oversize Prints and Custom Frames

September 01 2020

We're obsessed with providing the best online custom framing experience for your artwork and photos.

If you have an oversized item to frame, or want to print and frame something HUGE for your walls, we have you covered!

This is our guide to extra large picture frames for really big posters, prints and photos.

via @crysun on Instagram

Framing Oversize Artwork with Level

When framing artwork already in your possession, you have the option to receive an empty frame and insert the item on your own.

However, for anything larger than …

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How We Make Sure Your Photos Are Perfect

August 07 2020

All photos are not created equal. Aside from any artistic or sentimental qualities they may possess, the image resolution may range from very low to extremely high.

Usually, the naked eye can tell the difference and you'll hear people throw around the terms "high-res" and "low-res," but there is a bit more to this concept and how it affects print quality when you go from a digital image to a framed photo or collage picture frame on the wall

The Science

The Cannon and Epson inkjet printers we use to produce your photos create prints by …

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What it Means to Float Your Artwork

July 31 2020

When To Float

We have a lot of fun helping our customers work out what type of framing style works best for their artwork and tastes. With online framing, the experience is more convenient and affordable than ever.

When traditional over-matting would cover part of the art that should be on display, we typically recommend floating

"Floating" or "float mounting" means that your art will sit on top of the matting, as opposed to being partially overlapped by a mat or the lip of the frame.


An original charcoal drawing with an Elevated …

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Custom Framing in NYC

July 28 2020

Our handcrafted custom frames are shipped all over the country, but we're proud to call Brooklyn home.

We love helping fellow New Yorkers frame photos and artwork that mean something to them. And our online framing experience means that you don't even need to leave your apartment to get the job done right.

Design the perfect frame in a matter of minutes, we'll handcraft and have it on your doorstep within a few days. Continue reading for more perks of being in NYC and how we can help on your next framing project.

Fast Turnarounds …

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Common Questions About Framing

July 17 2020

Many people are still under the impression that framing photos and artwork requires trekking back and forth to the mall or custom frame shop, stressing out over an overwhelming number of choices, and paying inflated prices.

To shed more light on online custom framing and help you get more treasured items up on the wall, we've answered below a few of the most common questions we get asked about the process.

What can you frame?

Our bread and butter is framing art prints and posters you've collected, along with photos that we print and …

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Album Framing Instructions

June 12 2020

If you're ready to frame one of your records with our DIY Album Frame, watch the following video for step by step instructions.

You can also read through more detailed directions below. And if you run into any questions or issues, please send us a chat or an email so that we can help!

Included with your frame you should find:

  • Small screwdriver with a reversible head
  • Micro-fiber cloth
  • Hanging wire and screws
  • 2 plastic bumpers
  • Picture hanging hook for the wall
  • Anti-static foam padding (wrapped around the frame)

Once you have …

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Father's Day Framed - 3 Quick and Awesome Gift Ideas

June 02 2020

Shopping for the dad, granddad or husband who "has everything" or "doesn't want anything" can be tricky.

We have three easy and thoughtful ideas for using online custom framing to put a smile on his face this Father's Day.

This year, our turnaround times are running a little longer than usual. Please note the order deadlines for each product below if you need delivery by June 19th.


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Say it all with a framed photo

Let's be honest, you probably don't have to look further than your phone for an amazing photo that would make his day on …

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7 Framing Projects for Quarantine

Online framing ideas to make lock down a little more fun and productive

May 21 2020

If you are starting to feel cooped up, we have seven online custom framing projects you can take on to fill the time and spruce up your home or workspace in the process.

These ideas will also help Americans in need during the pandemic. We're making a donation to World Central Kitchen for every frame sold this month.

1) Support your favorite local or independent artist

The world needs art more than ever.

If you've been following an artist on social media and loving their work, now's the time to pull the trigger on one of their prints or …

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Now Supporting World Central Kitchen

Proceeds from every custom frame sold in May will go to #ChefsForAmerica

May 11 2020

We remain fully operational and ready to take on any of your online custom framing needs.

Last month, and with your help, we were also proud to help front-line medical workers get access to PPE gear by donating to the COVID-19 Response Fund.

In May, we're sending 5% of the proceeds from each custom frame sold to World Central Kitchen, an organization that has been purchasing millions of meals from local restaurants and delivering them directly to Americans in need during this pandemic.

We are inspired by their efforts and this creative …

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Four Easy & Elegant Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

April 27 2020

With Mother's Day around the corner we've teed up four easy gift ideas to make her feel great on Sunday the 10th (and every other day of the year).

Order by April 29th for guaranteed delivery by May 9th. Make sure to note any deadlines or preferred delivery dates in the Special Instructions field at checkout, we'll let you know if we can't make it happen. Shipping is always free in the U.S.

The Framed Print

Upload and custom frame a photo that you can present to Mom in person or send gift-wrapped with a note.

Frame a Photo

We'll print on professional, …

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