Custom Framing Guide

Your Resource for Online Framing Tips & Advice

How to Custom Frame Nothing

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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How To Style Your Picture Frame for Every Online Framing Project

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

Custom frame photos, artwork and more without the hassle

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.

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To print and frame a …

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Tabletop Picture Frames

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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$1,500 Giveaway featuring Serena & Lily, The Citizenry and Hunker

November 06 2018

We're teaming up with our friends at Serena & Lily, The Citizenry and Hunker to give you a shot at upgrading your home in serious style.

One very lucky winner will score:

  • $500 worth of Serena & Lily home decor
  • $500 to spend on handmade, artisanal home goods from The Citizenry
  • A $500 gift card to custom frame artwork and photos with Level

It's a great chance to refresh your space before the holidays. And what's more festive than free stuff?

Enter to win $1,500

Contest ends November 15th, no purchase necessary, limit one entry …

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New Styles for Collage Picture Frames

October 19 2018

Our fully customizable collage picture frames have been a huge hit with customers since the day they launched. They were initially available in four classic profiles: Black, White, Natural Maple and Walnut.

We're happy to announce that you can now upload your photos and create collage frame masterpieces across the full range of frame styles we offer.

So Many Ways to Customize

Unlike pre-made collage frames, we put the controls in your hands to set the number of photos, mat and frame width, orientation and more to create a huge variety of …

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Framing for Corporate Gifts and Office & Retail Design

September 11 2018

We enjoy working with all types of companies to provide hassle-free custom framing and printing for offices, retail spaces and client or employee gifts.

Frame ups can instantly inspire a workspace, set the mood and aesthetic of a shop, or brighten up someone's day!

Learn more about the services we offer below, or start a conversation using the chat link.

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How We Can Help

  • Museum-quality frames and prints for any space: office, retail, food & beverage
  • Gifts for clients and employees
  • Highly customized printing and framing services

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Introducing Fine Art Printing

August 30 2018

For years we’ve been serving discerning artists, galleries, professional photographers and thousands of people looking to put their best moments and memories up on the wall.

The same care and attention we put into each one of our handcrafted custom frames goes into the photos and digital artwork we print. Now, you can order archival, fine art prints from Level across a range of sizes and paper types - without the frame!

Premium Inks and Paper

As part of our fine art printing and framing service, we've built up a fleet of high-end, …

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Framing for Interior Designers & Architects

August 24 2018

We can help eliminate the logistical headaches around custom framing and shipping across the country, either to your own space or to your clients.

We're known for our quality craftsmanship on fine art prints and archival framing, with faster turnaround times and better prices compared to traditional frame shops.

Learn more about our commercial printing and online custom framing services below, or let us know what you are looking for by starting a chat.

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How We Can Help


  • Museum-quality frames and prints for you or your clients

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Get Feedback on Your Frame from Friends (or Strangers)

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

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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5 Tips to Make Photos Better for Printing & Framing

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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