When we think of custom framed artwork, we often think of professional paintings and gallery-grade work. But student work also deserves a custom treatment, especially work by young students. Here are 4 reasons we think you should make sure to custom frame your child’s artwork. Kid’s Art is Fragile, & Needs Extra Protection- Kid’s art … More 4 Reasons To Custom Frame Kids Art
Summer is here with a vengeance- with sweltering temperatures sweeping the area it can be hard to think about anything but keeping cool. But it’s a good time to spare a thought for your framed artwork, just to do a seasonal checkup. Summer weather is characterized by things that are a huge danger to the … More Summer Framing Dangers
We’re shining a spotlight on some of our store’s unsung heroes: the Framing Department. Our framers do most of their hard work out of sight, in the frame shop, and we want to let everyone know how good they are! All of our skilled framers have the training and the talent to preserve and display … More Meet Our Custom Framers!
The gift-giving season is upon us! Now is the time to get framing orders in to make sure they’re ready for Christmas or Hanukkah. Frames make amazing gifts all year round, and with a little forethought, they can be an absolute showstopper gift for the holidays. If you’re looking for gift-giving inspiration, here are a … More How to Ace Gifting Frames This Holiday Season
Framing a canvas is different from framing a photo or a work of art on paper. There are specific techniques and considerations for stretching and framing canvases, and it’s important to have an understanding of what those things entail. On a canvas, framing acts as embellishment, protection, and a method for display, and properly stretching … More Intro to Framing Canvas
This week, we have a guest post from designer Susan Rains, who has a long history with Merion Art. Susan is excited to introduce a new service that takes her design expertise and Merion Arts’ skilled framing into your home! … More Susan Rains Design and Merion Art have partnered to offer Shop at Home Custom Framing.
“From pet stores, to beauty salons, to lawyers, to doctors, many businesses have official documents which are required by law to be posted in public view. Diplomas, certificates, licenses, awards…there’s a plethora of important paperwork that should be visible to clients and customers. While business people are required to “post” these documents, there is nothing that requires them to be posted nicely. All too often, I see them taped to walls, crooked inside plastic frames, fading in direct sunlight, and crinkling in humidity. Here are 3 reasons I believe you and your business can benefit from custom framing these documents instead.” … More 3 Reasons to Custom Frame Your License or Diploma