Custom Framing Guide

Your Resource for Online Framing Tips & Advice

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

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Our Mid-April Update

Time to stay at home and frame at home

April 17 2020

We remain fully operational and ready to help with all of your online custom framing needs.

Our marketing and support teams have adjusted to remote work, and the safety protocols put in place at our framing studios have allowed us to stay healthy and continue framing.

Frames for Masks Update

Huge and continued thanks go out to the health care workers keeping us safe across the country.

Thanks is not enough, though. Since March we've been committing 10% of the proceeds on each frame sold to the COVID-19 Response Fund so that more masks, …

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Spring Artwork Giveaway

We're opening our archives and making artwork available FREE when you purchase the frame!

April 03 2020

Over the years, we've acquired a ton of posters, prints and other artwork to be featured in photo shoots or online framing tutorials. Not too surprising for a framing company. Anything we didn't use ended up in our archives.

As we do a little spring cleaning, we're making the bulk of this collection available to you FOR FREE on a first-come, first-serve basis. All you need to do is design and purchase the frame! (and act fast if you like something)

So if you were looking to upgrade your home or home office setup, these prints could be …

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Custom Framing During COVID-19

10% of all proceeds will go to the Covid-19 Disaster Relief Fund.

March 16 2020

Along with the entire world, we've been adjusting to the new reality brought on by the COVID-19 virus and its rapid spread across the globe. Our top priority has been the health and well-being of our employees, customers and neighbors.

We're also committed to doing what we can to help the brave men and women of our health care system who are protecting us and fighting back this virus. They are in dire need of masks, gowns, gloves and other essential equipment.

Throughout the rest of the month, we're donating 10% of all proceeds to the …

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Picture Frame Hanging Tips & Tricks

Our guide for hanging one or a gallery wall of frames

March 12 2020

Getting a favorite photo or piece of artwork framed is a good feeling. With online custom framing, it's easier than ever. Figuring out where to hang it and how to make it look perfect on your wall? Maybe not so much.

If you're unfamiliar with the fundamentals of hanging picture frames or just looking for pointers, we're here to help make your experience better.


The Hardware


The most common types of hanging hardware are the sawtooth and wire systems.

For smaller frames - anything under around 14" x 14" - a sawtooth bracket on the top …

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Decorate Your Office Space with Custom Framing

Tips & Ideas for Framing up the Walls at Work

March 06 2020

A well-decorated office helps you feel extra inspired to do your best work, and provides everyone, including visitors, clients and colleagues, a way to get to know you and or your company better.

If you are in charge of decorating the office at a huge company or simply putting together your own work-from-home sanctuary, online custom framing makes it easy to outfit your workspace with framed artwork and photos.

Here are our tips and recommendations for making your office space looks its absolute best.

Custom Framing for the Office


Corporate & Big Office Spaces

Frame a Photo for Office and Commercial Spaces

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How to Take Care of Your Picture Frame

Tips for cleaning framed artwork and photos

February 25 2020

If you've experienced the convenience of online custom framing, you know that designing a frame can take as little as five minutes.

Once you have it home and on the wall, it's important to clean your frame just like any piece of furniture so that your artwork or photo can be admired for years to come.

Below please find our top tips for taking care of your picture frame.


The Frame

Online Framing Maple Profile

For wooden frames, use a soft, damp rag or microfiber cloth to gently clean the profile. You can spray a small amount of dust cleaner onto the cloth (never …

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Custom Frame Styles to Match Your Decor

Our range of profiles makes online framing easy

February 14 2020

Our frame family is growing and we couldn't be more excited!

One of the benefits of online framing is being able to visualize all of the possible frame and mat combinations. With 18 different profiles, it's easy to choose the perfect frame for photos, posters and prints.


The Gallery Collection

It's hard to go wrong with our best selling black and white gallery-style profiles, or with a natural maple or walnut look.

Custom Framed Vinyl Records

These frames are classic thanks to their clean lines and ability to match any room decor. The entire collection …

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Custom Framing in 90 Seconds

See How Each Custom Frame is Handcrafted in our Studio

February 07 2020

Each custom frame from 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 two minutes at our framing studio:

frame a picture - level frames


Ready to design your 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, even the type of glaze.

It takes around 5 minutes or less to get the exact frame you …

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Hit It Out Of The Park This Valentine's Day

January 24 2020

The annual holiday of love is around the corner, and we've got a few gift ideas for surprising your Valentine. 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 prints are a classic gift that will stand the test of time and look amazing …

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4 Reasons to Go with Online Framing

Why you should use an online framing service for your custom framing needs.

January 17 2020

For a treasured poster, photo or art print, you'll want to take some extra care with the framing.

Ready-made frames from Ikea or Target have attractive price tags, but can actually do damage to your artwork over time or even fall apart. With online framing, you get the benefit of easy ordering and delivery to your door, as well as top of the line materials designed to preserve your items over the long haul.

Let's break down four reasons why framing online should be your first option:

1) Protect Your Artwork

Anything that comes into …

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Where to Find Unique Movie Posters to Frame Online

January 08 2020

Awards show season has just kicked off, so what better time to talk about our favorite movies, television, characters and the artwork they've inspired?

Since the first day we started online custom framing, movie posters and prints have been one of most common categories to pass through our framing studio.

With this in mind, we have curated a list of some of our favorite places to shop for them online.


Bottleneck Gallery

Source: Bottleneck Gallery (Artists L to R: Laurent Durieux, Matt Ferguson and Dave Perilo)

Home to a rotating …

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