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Get Your Gucci On (Your Walls)! Framed Gucci Wallpaper Mural

Get Your Gucci On (Your Walls)! Framed Gucci Wallpaper Mural

You don’t have to paste designer wallpaper to the wall. You can frame Gucci wallpaper as wall art! This week, Russell takes us into the frame shop to see the process of framing a huge Gucci wallpaper mural. The piece featured in the video is very large - 80" by 96"....

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Hail to the Chief – Presidential Stamps as Postage Stamp Art

Hail to the Chief – Presidential Stamps as Postage Stamp Art

On March 3, 1847, Congress authorized United States postage stamps. Stamps have featured collectable images ever since, including presidents.  So it's not a surprise that collectible stamps can make great postage stamp art. This week, Russell shares a framed artwork...

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Tips for Framing an Antique Doily

Tips for Framing an Antique Doily

This week "In the Frame Shop", Russell presents a video (below) on framing an antique doily. He details our approach to handling textiles for framing. Whether you are preserving an antique doily or framing a new decorative piece, the same techniques and considerations...

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Lightboxes Make A Big Bright Impact

Lightboxes Make A Big Bright Impact

You may have seen lightboxes in airports and retail stores, but they also well-suited for decorative uses. We have created them recently for many designers wanting a bold signature piece in a prominent public area. Russell details how you can use lightboxes for your...

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Gallery Walls Get Attention

Gallery Walls Get Attention

This week "In The Frameshop," Russell is showcasing an installation in Orlando, Florida we created for our client. The gallery wall is over 31 feet in length. The designer wanted to avoid theme park references, which in Orlando can be a challenge! We got creative and...

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Big, Bold & Beautiful – Framing Art for Large Spaces

Big, Bold & Beautiful – Framing Art for Large Spaces

In this week's edition of "In The Frameshop," Russell explains how we were able to fulfill the designer's vision with this huge Dallas skyline panorama. Each panel is 72 inches in height and the overall grouping is 26 feet wide. Until recently this would not have been...

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Onlays 101 – Picture Framing

Onlays 101 – Picture Framing

This week, Russell shows picture framing pieces from a recent project in Las Vegas. It includes some gorgeous onlays painted to match the hallway they are placed in, and large PVC board prints.  

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Orlando Inspired Gallery Wall

Orlando Inspired Gallery Wall

This week, Russell shows a curated mixed-media gallery wall for a commercial location. However, this style also shines in the home with more personal touches like postcards and family photos.  

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