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How To Make Your Vacation Memories Last Forever

  Summer is over now with the first day of school behind us, but the memories made can last a lifetime. Preserve your vacation memories forever in a beautifully crafted custom frame. We carry a wide variety of frames and styles to choose from that will match every occasion and preserve those timeless summer memories. The Shadow Box One framing technique we recommend to enhance those summer mementos is known as the "Shadow Bow." Our Shadow Boxes are deeper than our standard frames. They're designed to display and store your most valuable moments and memories. Some examples of mementos to preserve in shadow boxes are: Jerseys from your child's summer baseball league Brochures and Programs from a graduation ceremony Pictures and gifts from weddings...

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Custom Frame Moldings: Quality over Quantity

The best artists take time and care in choosing the canvas' for their work. They take extra care when blending every color, and our professional custom framers assemble all of our unique wood moldings customized for your needs. We focus on providing the highest-end, original customized wood frames from various supplies. I've Been Framed follows certain standards and guidelines to customize the wood frames you need by ensuring they are inspected regularly and stored professionally: Quality Materials Artists select the best paints for their work, and you can expect the professionals at I've Been Framed to use high-quality moldings sourced from the best suppliers. All of our moldings are hand-picked by our experts. Regular Inspection Our hands-on crafters scan for...

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Filling Large Wall Space with Big Custom Frames

Large wall space along hallways and corridors have always been difficult to design and decorate. Why not go BIGG with larger scale custom framed prints and artwork. Our custom art installers can hang them evenly in a uniform row to guide guests down the hallway or towards a separate wing of the home or office.  Here are some more great examples of filling up large wall space: Photo by Gaile Guevara - Look for contemporary hallway design inspiration Photo by houzz - More contemporary hallway ideas Photo by houzz - Discover contemporary hallway design ideas Photo by houzz - Browse modern living room ideas Photo by houzz - Search contemporary home theater design ideas If you have any questions or want ideas...

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Choosing the Right Frame for Your Art is Difficult

  Picking the right frame for your work is difficult. All we have to do is mention the word "frame" and most artists lean towards the "do-it-yourself" approach. We don't blame them either, because most custom framers tend to overcharge for their services. What most framers don't understand is that artists, designers, and collectors work in two-dimension. Framing costs increase their bottom-line, thus affecting the way they price their work and products. Most artists agree that finding a good, local framer is an exhausting process. We're here to break that mold. We aim to work within margins in order for everyone to reap the fruits of the labor that goes into custom framing. Finding the Right Frame Art can be...

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Let Your Frames Stand-out with Optium Museum Acrylic Glass by Tru Vue

On the Tru Vue website there was an article detailing that their biggest attractions from their booth at the 2016 West Coast Art and Frame Expo. They demonstrated a monstrous 9-foot by 5-foot piece that showcased the difference that Optium Museum Acrylic glass has on large framed pieces. The Show They installed some fans into the back of the frame to create an airflow to demonstrate how foam particles build up and stay attached to the inside of the glass. On the left with the foam particles built up in the center is the regular glass, and on the right is the Optium Museum Acrylic. Check out the difference below:   As you can see the Optium Museum Acrylic doesn't...

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