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Your Guide to Framed Wedding Photos & Gifts

By - July 07 2019

Now that we are through the Spring wedding season, we're getting a ton of requests for creative gift ideas as well as people asking about the best ways to frame wedding photos.

If a friend 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 an easy but meaningful way to commemorate the big day, we've got you covered below.


When You Know the Newlyweds

Create a Custom Collage Frame

A classic, and for good reason. Collect photos of the bride and groom through the …

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Your Guide to Picture Frame Glazes

By - June 24 2019

The first line of defense for your artwork, glazing is the protective barrier that sits between the contents of any picture frame and the outside environment. It should be transparent and is usually made of glass or acrylic. This framing component plays a very important role in providing your artwork with much needed protection from air pollutants, dust, moisture, temperature fluctuations, and any physical damage.

Many ready-made frames from craft stores or big box retailers like Target or Ikea have flimsy plastic or glass glazes, so …

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

By - May 31 2019

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) Turn it up with Framed Vinyl Records

When holidays come around, our framed albums are a staple gift for music loving Dads. With the record peeking out of the album sleeve and custom framed using the museum-quality, archival materials, this unique product adds personality to …

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Something New for Artists, Designers and Creatives

By - May 29 2019

Visualizing a photo or piece of art inside a picture frame has never been easy, and has traditionally required advanced knowledge of Photoshop.

With online framing, our customers cannot see or touch the frames before making a purchase, so we spend a lot of time on the way picture frames are rendered on the site for a realistic preview when framing a photo or favorite art print.

We've taken these skills and created a new tool to generate framed, 3D images from an uploaded image. Try it out now with your own photos.

Online Framing Visualizer 3D Images

How It Works

It's …

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How to Custom Frame Nothing

By - May 15 2019

One of our artist friends, TEKST, recently launched a Kickstarter to bring something new into the world: Nothing.

It's actually an intricately designed, limited-edition collectible item with all kinds of details and hidden touches, described as "The highest quality gift you can give the person who has everything". You really have to see for yourself (and pledge) to grasp the full genius of the idea.

Absolutely Nothing on Kickstarter

Three unique, custom designed envelopes, filled with absolutely NOTHING.

Best of all, TEKST has asked us to custom frame "NOTHING" for …

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Four Easy & Elegant Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

By - April 30 2019

With Mother's Day around the corner we've teed up four easy gift ideas to make her feel great on Sunday the 12th (and every other day of the year).

Order by May 5th for guaranteed delivery by the 11th. 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.

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, archival paper, and ship the …

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How To Style Your Picture Frame for Every Online Framing Project

By - March 26 2019

When in search of a frame for your photo, poster or print, the goal should be finding one that complements the artwork as well as your existing decor. Thinking about the color palette and subject of the artwork can help you tie these elements together with your frame choice. Here, we break down a range of popular frame styles to give you general tips and guidance that'll help you choose the perfect frame for your next online framing project.

Image source: ByMaria (via Pinterest)

Modern Gallery-Style Frames

The gallery frame is a go-to …

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Online Framing 101

By - March 15 2019

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 have a poster, art print or photograph, we'll help you get it framed. We also do quite a bit of canvas by special request, along with unique items such as jerseys, record albums and other memorabilia.


To print and frame a …

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Watch How Each Custom Frame is Handcrafted (in 30 Seconds)

By - February 17 2019

Each custom frame made by Level is handcrafted using archival and acid-free materials that will look great and properly protect your artwork, posters, prints, photos and more.

Watch the 30 minute process unfold in less than a minute at our framing studio:


Ready to design your very own custom frame online?

Once you've provided the dimensions of your artwork, you can customize every aspect of your frame - from profile color and style to the mat width to the type of glaze. It takes around 5 minutes or even less to get the exact frame …

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Hit It Out Of The Park This Valentine's Day

By - January 26 2019

The annual holiday of love is around the corner, and we've got a few gift ideas you can use to surprise your Valentine. Don't be afraid to 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.


Go for the Classic Choice

Chances are you have a ton of pictures stored on your computer, phone or favorite social media account. Print and custom frame your best photo for a classic gift that will stand the test of time …

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines for 2018

By - December 07 2018

In case you missed it, our 2018 Holiday Guide lists our favorite ideas for framed gifts. Whether it's custom framed artwork, beautifully framed photos, a gift card 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 framed vinyl records and certain frame artwork require an extra few days.

To avoid any doubt, be sure to list any deadlines in the Special Instructions field at checkout. We'll do our …

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Tabletop Picture Frames

By - November 08 2018

We're Off the Wall!

Today, we're launching a new line of tabletop picture frames to keep your favorite people and moments in easy view on desks, shelves and tables.

Simply upload your photo and we'll expertly print and mat your picture inside this versatile, 9" x 11" frame that stands on its own and can also hang on the wall.

Brand New Palette

Our new tabletop editor makes it easier than ever to upload a photo and beautifully frame it -- all within a few clicks or taps.

We've curated five new profiles to compliment any of photo you'd …

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