Custom Framing Guide

Your Resource for Online Framing Tips & Advice

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

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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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How to Gift Custom Framed Art

Shop this collection of inspired artwork available in a custom frame of your own design

November 18 2020

We've put together a collection of artwork from some of the incredible artists we are fortunate to work with.

Each print below can be custom framed to your liking, and shipped ready to hang to you or to a lucky recipient. Gift wrapping and personalized notes available at checkout.

Send the gift of artwork in just a few clicks with online custom framing.


Joey Roth

Limited edition posters that illustrate the creative process - the route one takes from being inspired to launching something into the world.

Custom framed Joey Roth print Charlatan, Martyr, Hustler

Charlatan / Martyr / Hustler by …

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Three New Custom Frame Styles

Meet the new profiles now available for your next framing project

November 16 2020

We're excited to announce three new frame styles newly available on the site.

They were chosen to round out our silver and gold frame options, and to officially include a dark-stained frame style that had been the subject of numerous special requests.

A key benefit of online custom framing is how easily you can visualize different styles to find the fit for photos, posters and art prints. Have a look at the new frames below, or give them a try directly on your next framing project.

Kota Black

Added by popular demand, this minimalist …

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Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

November 05 2020

We're pleased to present our latest Holiday Gift Guide, featuring unique gift ideas to help you get through holiday shopping with less stress.

Find the right gift for anyone on your list with online framing.

Order framed photos by December 10th to ensure arrival before Christmas.


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 using pics of your family, travels, pet or any special occasion. Simply upload your image, select a …

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How Earnest Leveled Up At Work

Case study on a unique series of custom framed photos and artwork for the office

October 29 2020

For inspiring artwork on the walls at work, a company's own branding can be a goldmine.

This is a case study on how Earnest leveraged their own design resources and online custom framing to create to create a series of prints that look amazing while communicating the company's culture and core values.

custom frame artwork

Earnest is a personal finance company that uses software automation, smart design and exceptional service to help people take control of their finances. They recently expanded into a large office space in San Francisco.

To decorate the …

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Back to the Future Day Giveaway

The music from your favorite 80's movie, on vinyl and custom framed for your wall

October 21 2020

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the iconic movie's release, Mondo recently released a limited edition Back to the Future LP.

It was pressed on 180 gram swirl colored vinyl and features cover art by the legendary artist Drew Struzan.

To commemorate October 21st - the date Marty, Jennifer and Doc Brown set for the DeLorean at the beginning of Back to the Future Part II - we're giving away a copy of this record inside one of our handcrafted custom frames.

To enter the giveaway, sign up for a Level Frames account using the link …

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Custom Framing Superpowers

Online framing is even better with a Level Frames account

October 16 2020

We're building the best online custom framing experience so that you can enjoy more art and photos on your walls.

That experience is even better with a Level Account. When you sign up, you'll access exclusive benefits as well as a streamlined interface that makes it even easier to find and customize a frame you will love.

Create your free account today, or continue reading for a detailed overview of our accounts and rewards program.


The Dashboard

Your account pulls together everything you need to know about your account and provides an …

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