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Your Guide to Creative Framed Wedding Gifts

By - October 13 2017

We may have made it through the summer wedding season, but now that it's properly autumn, we're back in the thick of it. Either way, it's never a bad time to stockpile gift ideas.

If your friend or family member is getting hitched and you want to do more than just slip cash into a card, or even if you're the bride/groom looking for a creative, easy way to commemorate the big day, we've got you covered below.

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4 Reasons to Go with Custom Framing

By - September 29 2017

The price tag on ready-made frames from places like Ikea can be tempting, but when it comes to protecting treasured posters, photos or prints for the long haul it pays to do a little research. When choosing how to frame, keep in mind that the quality of materials used can drastically affect the condition of your artwork or pictures over time.

So, while it's no secret that custom frames cost more than their off-the-shelf counterparts, let's break down four reasons why it's probably worth the investment:

1. Protect Your Art

Whether you've …

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How to Hang a Picture Frame

By - September 01 2017

There's nothing more frustrating than backing away from your wall and noticing that your picture frame is hung too high, too low, slightly crooked, or not centered. What do you do now? Do you live with this ill-fitting placement or hammer in the nail and hook once again? Hopefully with our step-by-step guide on how to properly hang your frames, you won't ever encounter these irritating issues anymore. If you still have an empty frame and are wondering how to properly mount your artwork, check out our FAQ with a free instructional guide …

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Your Guide to Choosing the Right Frame Color

By - July 20 2017

Profile color is one of the more distinctive features we notice when first looking at a frame, and the right one can complement the artwork perfectly. But not paying enough attention to this choice can lead to a frame that either overpowers the artwork inside, or doesn't give it the sense of importance it deserves.

We've compiled a quick list of things to consider when you're choosing a frame color to best suit the art you're looking to frame.

1. What is the medium of the art?

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Medium refers to the different types of …

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Introducing Level Press for Artists & Photographers

By - July 14 2017

Our mission at Level Frames is making it easier, less expensive and more intuitive to custom frame your artwork and photos. We do this by bringing the whole experience online, cutting out the middlemen and delivering our handcrafted, museum-quality frames right to your door.

In framing for hundreds of artists, photographers and galleries, we've picked up on the frustrations they encounter in selling framed versions of their own work. Dealing with framing requests and figuring out shipping is non-trivial, and takes time away from …

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Framing Case Study: How Vet Pronto Delights Pet Owners

By - July 07 2017

VetPronto is the biggest house call veterinary service in the US.

They offer extraordinary levels of care to pets where they are most comfortable, in their own homes. Taking care of pet owners is another thing VetPronto does well. Knowing how special each pet is to their family, the company decided to surprise a number of its long-time clients with framed pc of their cats and dogs.

In the spirt of going above and beyond, they commissioned an illustrator to depict each pet across a range of artistic styles to make them truly unique.

But …

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Your Guide To Framed Art For Small Spaces

By - July 05 2017

Less Is More

When it comes to decorating, spatial efficiency is not only limited to your walking space but should also include your walls. This requires some thought since with too much art on your walls, your home can actually look smaller than it actually is. It's crucial to strike a visual balance of art versus empty wall space so 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

Framing is our passion, but not every wall needs to be …

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

By - June 01 2017

Shopping for the dad/grandpa/husband who "has everything" or "doesn't want anything" can be tricky. Below are three easy and thoughtful framed gift ideas to help you put a smile on his face this Father's Day. Shipping deadlines are listed at the end of the post.

1. Framed Vinyl Records - For The Music Loving Dads

When holidays come along, our framed vinyl is always a staple gift for Dads. With the record peeking out of the album sleeve and framed using the highest-quality archival materials, this product is definitely unique and adds …

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Tell Your Stories With Collage Picture Frames (Ideas Included)

By - May 25 2017

Your phone and computer may be filled with endless streams of amazing photos to showcase, but narrowing down favorites to print and frame can be a tough task. To make things easier, we're giving you the power to fully-customize your own collage picture frames with up to five of your best and most memorable photos. It's the easiest way to get multiple pictures professionally printed and mounted into one frame exactly to your liking.

Since releasing this custom collage feature, we've seen some beautiful designs and wonderful photographs. …

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Four Easy and Elegant Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

By - April 24 2017

With Mother's Day around the corner we've teed up four easy gift ideas to make her feel great on Sunday the 14th and every other day of the year.

Order before May 5th for guaranteed delivery by Friday the 12th. If you are on the East Coast, you can order all the way up to May 8th. 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.

1) The Personalized Framed Picture

Upload and custom frame a cherished photo that you can present to Mom in …

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  1. ​5 Websites for Free Art, Images & Photos (to Print & Frame)
  2. Stand Out With These Special & Quick Framed Gift Ideas
  3. Your Guide to Creative Framed Wedding Gifts
  4. Tell Your Stories With Collage Picture Frames (Ideas Included)
  5. Photo Apps We Love: Prisma
  6. How to Frame Your Prints, Posters and Pictures
  7. Oversize Prints and Frames
  8. 4 Reasons to Go with Custom Framing