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Introducing Dot 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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How to Choose the Right Frame Style For Your Art (And You)

By - April 18 2017

With so many framing styles available, we understand that choosing the right frame and mat combo for your art can be confusing. We've outlined below some of the differences between a number of options, including tips and recommendations to help you narrow them down and finally choose the perfect frame for your art.

Full-Bleed

Full-bleed printing is when the image covers the paper from edge to edge without any standard borders or margins. Full-bleed framing is when you frame around the full paper dimensions without any matting, with only …

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Give the Gift of Custom Framing This Season

By - December 20 2016

A beautifully framed print, photo or album brings new life to any space, but it can be tricky picking something out for others. Give the gift of custom framing with an e-gift card from Level, and let your recipient decide how to make their walls look awesome.

If you are looking for a last minute gift idea, these will do the trick. Simply select the amount and your preferred delivery date, and we’ll send a delightful email with all of the details. Our gift cards can be used on all our custom framing services.

How does the e-gift card work …

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Our Top Frame-Worthy Gifts

By - December 08 2016

We're making holiday shopping easier and better. Beyond housing beautiful artwork, our elegant custom frames can bring to life unique vinyl records, sentimental memories and more. To help you get inspired this holiday season, we've prepared a list of frame-worthy gifts sure to impress the people on your list (including yourself).

Frame Your/Their Best Photos

We make printing and framing photos a breeze -- upload them onto our website, customize a handcrafted frame, and done! The framed photo is delivered to you or the recipient's …

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Transform Your Photos Into Art

By - November 25 2016

What if you could recreate any image in the style of a famous painter or art period?

Recent breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence have made it possible to do just that, and we've incorporated this magic into Level so that you can transform your own photos into new and unexpected masterpieces.


Meet Our New AI Photo Filters

Simply upload any photo, and then choose among nine artistic styles to see the different ways it can be transformed.

Give Oil Painting, Abstract, Stained Glass, Impressionist and the other themes a spin -- it's fun …

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