Framing Tips & Advice

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Get Feedback on Your Frame from Friends (or Strangers)

By - July 18 2018

Our goal is making it easier to custom frame pictures and artwork from start to finish.

At the beginning of the process, you will be focused on getting the frame color, mat and glaze choices right. We've built a few things to help out along the way, including a "Golden Ratio" button that recommends a profile and mat balanced with the dimensions of your artwork, and the ability to upload a preview image inside the frame to better visualize the final result.

Today, we are adding a new tool to the mix: Get Feedback

Send to a Friend, or …

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Landmass Goods x Level Frames Giveaway

By - June 21 2018

Sign up below for a chance to win a beautifully framed scratch-off map from Landmass

Winner announced July 9th, 2018.


The Perfect Way to Remember All Your Adventures

The folks at Landmass believe there's a great travel story behind every trip, and we totally agree! Together we want to help you relive each unforgettable travel moment and make it last a lifetime in a framed print celebrating your adventurous spirit.

The winner of the giveaway will win an XL scratch-off world map from Landmass that arrives ready to hang in a museum-quality …

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Custom Framing in NYC

By - June 13 2018

We ship custom frames all over the country, but we're proud to call Brooklyn our home. We love helping fellow New Yorkers frame the artwork and photos that mean something special to them. 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.

Speedy Turnarounds, Pick Ups …

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Tips & Ideas for Decorating Any Office Space with Custom Framing

By - April 30 2018

Maybe you're the office manager at a large company, and have been put in charge of decorating the office. Or, maybe you're a parent who works from home and has less space to work with. Either way, you want an office that's well-decorated so that you and your colleagues will feel extra inspired to do their best work. A beautiful work space is paramount in providing everyone, including your clients, with a visual invitation to get to know you and the company better. No matter what the situation, we have put together some tips and …

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What to Frame for Mother's Day and How to Frame It

By - April 24 2018

With Mother's Day less than a month away, it's time to start nailing down some gift ideas. When deciding on what to give, we think the 'how' is just as important as the 'what,' so we're offering up a bit of both. With custom framed gifts, there are countless ways to frame a photo, print, or precious keepsake, which is why we've put together a little collection of ideas on what to frame, as well as inspiration for unique and beautiful ways to frame them.


Something Personalized

If you want to make someone feel really special, try adding …

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Starting Prices for Custom Frames

By - April 18 2018

Top Quality Ingredients, Made to Order

We're here to help you properly display and protect special artwork and beautiful moments caught on camera. Each Level frame is handcrafted specifically for your order using solid wood profiles and archival, conservation-grade materials. By eliminating retail overhead and cutting out the middleman, we're delivering museum-quality frames at almost half the cost of most custom frame shops.


Frame Prices by Artwork Size

Each frame price is calculated based on the size of the artwork and how you …

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5 Tips to Make Photos Better for Printing & Framing

By - April 06 2018

In the age of camera phones, it doesn't take thousands of dollars worth of equipment and a ton of technical know-how to take great pictures. As long as you can point and tap your smartphone screen, you're experienced enough to document the world around you. However, issues tend to pop up later, in the editing stage. You'll choose the perfect photo to print and frame, only to notice that something's a little off. It could be something more technical, like the color contrast or brightness, or just an inopportune photobomb that you'd …

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New Rustic & Classic Frame Styles to Match Your Decor

By - March 29 2018

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

With six brand new profiles, you can choose the perfect frame for photos, posters and prints, every time. Each new profile comes in two different widths; a thinner option for a more modern twist, and a thicker size for making a bold visual statement. With hundreds of possible custom framing combinations, you can bring out your inner designer and mix and match to your heart's content.

Without further adieu, here are the new styles we're bringing onto the site:


The Rustic …

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5 Female Artists You'll Love

By - March 09 2018

Yesterday was International Women's Day! While McDonald's flipped their arches, we celebrated by putting together a list of just a few of the awesome female artists we're loving lately. Their work is all stylistically and thematically different, so we just know you'll find something on this list that'll complement your personal style. Of course, we've also sprinkled in some framing suggestions, just in case you're looking to add a new piece or two to your custom framed art collection.


1. Donna Yan

Image source: Donna Yan

Donna Yan is a …

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4 Perfect (Customer) Photos for Picture Framing Inspiration

By - March 02 2018

One of our favorite things is seeing photos shared by our customers of their framed artwork hung up in their homes and offices. Not only do we get to see the final product of our work, but we get some seriously great design inspiration shots and a glimpse into every customer's personal style and creativity. We want to make custom framing easier, better and more convenient so every space of yours can feel more like home.

In this post, we wanted to invite you along for the ride by sharing some of our favorite customer photos and the …

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4 Places to Find Unique Movie Posters Online

By - February 23 2018

We're right in the thick of awards show season, so what better time to talk about movies, television, and the artwork inspired by them? Movie posters and prints have always been a hot commodity, and one of the most common categories of things people come looking to custom frame. With this in mind, we wanted to curate a little list of some of our favorite places to shop for them online.


Mondo

Image source: Mondo (Artists: Matt Ryan Tobin, Oliver Barrett)

If you’re interested in scoring a limited edition poster or print dedicated to your …

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Hanging Your Frame: Tips, Tricks & What Not To Do

By - February 02 2018

Getting a favorite photo or piece of art framed is a good feeling. Realizing you now have to figure out where to hang it, and how to get it to look perfect once it's hung? Maybe not so much. If you're unfamiliar with the key fundamentals of hanging frames, or maybe just looking for some pointers, we're here to help with these tips and tricks to hopefully make your experience quick and painless.


Understanding the Hardware: Sawtooth vs. Hanging Wire


Every so often, we get questions about what kind of hanging hardware we use on the backs …

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