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Designing an Eclectic Gallery Wall w/ I've Been Framed

Ever wanted that "gallery" feel from the frames on your walls when you walk into one of your rooms? Placing images on a wall to give it a natural, clean look is paramount to designing an interior.  Let's begin by choosing your layout. Get the art or pieces you want to mount/hang on your walls to begin organizing them.The main two layouts to be aware of are "Modern" and "Eclectic." Heres a brief description of each: Modern — A more traditional look with a distinct shape, a modern layout is uniform and linear. Eclectic — A varied look, an eclectic layout is not limited to paintings or photos. Feel free to mix shapes, mediums, colors, and depths. For a modern style...

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How To Use Our Custom Framing App

In this post I'm going to give you a tutorial on how to use our framing app called "the Framing Studio" located at the top of this page via the "Framing" link.  Larson Juhl provides us with their fantastic framing app to preview your images at home (if they happen to be on your computer or in digital format) and to help you get an idea of what you're looking for when you come into the gallery.  The process is straightforward.  Upload Your Art/Photo Pick The Mat You Like Pick The Moulding You Want Virtually visualize your framed piece The best tool here is the ability to upload anything you like (pictured above.) That means even if you're not sure...

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas!

Valentine's day gifts don't have to be boring and predictable. Spice up your Valentine's day by giving your significant other a beautiful custom frame to let them know you care. We dug up some great, creative ideas that you can bring in and let us help you customize to fit your needs. 1. DIY "Kiss" Artwork (via Style Me Pretty) The best part of this gift is that it has a very personal element involved. Put on the lipstick of your choice and lay some big smooches on a medium you want to get framed. Bring it in and we'll handle it with the care necessary to make sure nothing smudges. Use different shades of lipstick to add your own...

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Holiday Ideas from I've Been Framed

The holiday season is here! With so many things to do and get done before the festivities begin, let us help you make it a joyous season with these holiday frame ideas. Check out these great ideas for that perfect gift or unique design piece to make any room in your home or office pop with festive flare!  Framed Cork-board Ornament Tree  If you'd like to try something new this year you can make a framed ornament tree. Picture here is a large version, but you can do just about any size depending on your ornaments and choice of frame. Just pick a frame and choose either cork or cardboard in order to pin the ornaments safely to the frame....

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5 Cool Ideas for Repurposing Old Picture Frames

  When you reframe a timeless piece of artwork or a cherished memory to fit a new home design, first instinct shouldn't be to throw the old moulding out. Instead, repurpose it for your current needs. Sometimes you can find cool, fun, new ways to recycle old frames, and best of all, we can help you do it, too!   Keychain Holder: You can get just about any old small frame, or we can cut a larger old frame down to size to house and hang your keychains.    Multi-Purpose Tray: Convert your picture frames into neat trays that can be used for any occasion. A charcuterie or maybe a tv-remote tray? How about an espresso coffee tray? The uses...

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