Custom Framing Guide

Your Resource for Online Framing Tips & Advice

Time to Make Mom Proud

April 22 2016

Mother's Day is coming up and we've got you covered with a few gift ideas to help you make Mom feel great on the 8th of May and every other day of the year.

When you order by the end of April, we can guarantee delivery by Friday, May 6th. You can also note any deadlines or preferred delivery dates in the Special Instructions field at checkout.

Framed photos

Photos have the power to instantly bring up memories, or convey the depths of a relationship in ways that words cannot. Harness this power by turning your best picture into a framed …

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How We Make Sure Your Photos Are Perfect

April 08 2016

All photos are not created equal. Aside from any artistic or sentimental qualities they may possess, the image resolution may range from very low to extremely high.

Usually, the naked eye can tell the difference between the two and you'll hear people throw around the terms "high-res" and "low-res," but there is a bit more to this concept and how it affects print quality when you go from digital image to a framed photo on the wall.

Upload a photo to print and frame now and we'll detect the resolution on the fly, or read on to learn …

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SXSW Flatstock 2016

March 31 2016

SXSW is a music, film and tech festival held annually in Austin, Texas. The 10 day conference is filled with concerts, panels, workshops and parties. One of the highlights every year is Flatstock, an enormous exhibition of poster art by some of the worlds most talented artists and designers. It's an awesome platform that showcases the diversity of this art form while giving fans and collectors the rare opportunity to meet artists.

This year's Flatstock saw over 50 artists, collectives and print studios featuring their work. We spent two …

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Introducing Level Accounts

March 22 2016

Create a Level Account for Personalized Custom Framing

We're building the best online custom framing experience so that you can enjoy more art and photos on your walls. Today, that experience gets even better with the introduction of Level Accounts. When you create an account, either before or after your first order, you'll access exclusive benefits as well as a streamlined interface that makes it even easier to find and customize a frame you will love.

Join now and have a look around, or continue reading for a detailed overview of …

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How Earnest Tapped In-House Design to Level Up The Office

March 03 2016

For artwork and inspiration on the walls at work, a company's own branding can be a goldmine. This is a case study on how Earnest leveraged their own design resources to create framed posters that look amazing while communicating the company's culture and core values.

Earnest is a new personal finance company using software automation, smart design, and exceptional service to help people take control of their finances. From the home page to the dashboard used by clients, design plays a prominent role.

They have been growing fast and …

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Level Frames in the Wild (Part 3)

February 24 2016

Here is where you can find Part 1 and Part 2.

Every custom framing project has the same ultimate goal: Satisfaction and pride over the final artwork displayed on your wall. Nothing makes us happier than seeing people hit this target with Level.

Below are a just a few such accomplishments that have been shared with us.

Got this @naturel print in this @levelframes frame from @geneius
A photo posted by Frank William Miller Junior (@fwmj) on


So happy to have this little piece of my family history (which …

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Freshly Framed in January

February 11 2016

January was another busy month framing photos, albums, artwork and other treasured mementos. Below are a few of the more interesting pieces we've had the privilege to custom frame over the last few weeks.

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"Chum Chart", a 36 x 24 Limited Edition print from Anthonie Petrie's solo show at Gallery 1988 in LA, entitled "CHARTS." Custom framed in Natural Walnut profile and 2.5" off-white matting.

A trio of designs Level printed and framed for Earnest, a new company revolutionizing student loans and refinancing. Natural maple profile with …

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Valentines Day Gifts Part 2

January 14 2016

A great Valentine's Day gift will express the joy your significant other brings you every day, and comes wrapped in a romantic gesture. We have a few suggestions that fit this bill and arrive inside a beautiful, handcrafted custom frame.

Select the gifting option at checkout to have your frame gift-wrapped in quilted kraft paper, with an optional hand-written note enclosed. You can also note any deadlines in the Special Instructions field at checkout.

Framed Photos

Create a surprise with a framed photo that captures a special moment in …

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas

January 13 2016

If you are looking for a Valentines Day gift more original than flowers and chocolates, we have a few suggestions that come beautifully custom framed. Select the gifting option at checkout to have your frame gift-wrapped in quilted kraft paper, with an optional hand-written note enclosed.

Romance, Framed

What song was playing on the radio when you initially laid eyes on your significant other, or shared a first dance? Search for the album on our Vinyl page or let us know what you are looking for, and we'll bring it to your wall in a way …

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Framed in December

December 29 2015

December has been a busy month for framing photos, albums, artwork and other items as presents. Thanks to everyone who turned to us for holiday gifting needs. Below are a few of the more interesting pieces we've had the privilege to custom frame over the last few weeks.

An 11"x17" Grind/Dream poster by Joey Roth, white maple profile and black 1.5" matting.

Blade Runner Soundtrack framed vinyl, black maple profile and Non-glare acrylic.

Two Body Problem by James R. Eads, framed in 1" white maple and UV protective glaze.

Concert …

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines

December 14 2015

Need a framed photo or art print to arrive by Christmas? See below for delivery times and details on our e-gift cards.

Current Turnaround and Ship Times

  • Your framed photos and most art prints will ship 3 days from order date.
  • Custom frames take 2 days to create and ship.
  • Framed albums require 3 to 5 days.
  • eGift Cards are sent via email on the date of your choosing -- no shipping delays or wrapping required!

We ship using FedEx from New York, so take the above and add the number of transit days shown below based on your address. Typical FedEx …

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Holiday Collections

December 07 2015

We just launched our first ever Holiday Gift Guide where we announced our new holiday collections featuring artwork for everyone on your Christmas list! Here is a sneak peak of our favorite picks from each holiday collection...

For Him

Find the perfect framed artwork for every man in your life, whether it is your dad, your brother, your significant other, or your best friend, we've got you covered! This collection features artwork inspired by his favorite TV shows, movies, video game titles, and more!

'Master Chief' by Dean Robert Smith


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