Picture Frames, Picture Framing and Picture Framers' Blog

Welcome to our weblog about picture framers, picture frames and picture framing. It is published with the goal to share information, knowledge, tips, ideas and opinions about this industry. All posts are grouped in the sections listed below. For help with orders, visit our Help and FAQs or use the Contact page.

I couldn’t see it on your site, but do you frame football jumpers or sports guerseys?

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Yes. We do have several pictures and references on this site about the picture framing of football and other sports' jumpers, guernseys,  jerseys picture-frames-for-saint-kilda-football-jumperWiki-Knowledge-article-iconor tops. But to expand, yes, we do picture frame football jumpers  and also publish online or our prices information for the 3 most popular framing options. We only use quality methods and acid-free materials for this specialized picture .. framing and can incorporate into the picture frame photos, medals, ribbons, letters, engraved plaques and ...

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What’s a good idea to save money on picture frames and picture framing ?

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How to save money on picture frames, you ask ? Simple! When you go online to buy your P.O.D. (Print on Demand) posters and prints, or you simply print your own photos,customer shopping for pictureframe certificates or other art, do so in standard or common sizes, like the A series. These sizes are widely used and manufacturers make Ready-Made picture frames for them in bulk. These are much cheaper than custom picture frames or custom photo frames. The main reason why this is so is because these Ready-Made frames are mass-produced in their hundreds, if not thousands.  While on this subject, please read our other, useful, money-saving tips and ...

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Picture frames and picture framing is so expensive! How can I get it cheaper?

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How to get cheaper picture framing ?  Easy! Don't get stuff custom framed and don't buy custom picture frames! Just buy Rcustomer-shock-at-picture-frames-costeady-Made (pre-made) picture frames and stick your pictures in yourself! Take for instance a common, A1 size (59.4x84.1 cms ) poster. We can make you a custom picture frame for $132. Or you can buy one of our A1 Ready-Made frames for $29.99 and save heaps! It's up to you. Of course custom picture framing does make the picture a little classier. It should look a little neater and flatter, for instance, as the artwork it's often either ...

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of plastic glass over clear glass?

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 Where picture framing is concerned, there are several advantages and disadvantages of plastic glass glazing ( to glaze is to cover the surface ofpane-of-plastic-glass something with a pane or film of covering material ) over glass glazing in using it for indoor (as against outdoor) picture frames. For picture frames, the most common acrylic glazing material used is cast plastic rather than the extruded or 'continuous' type. The reason for this is that the former is of higher quality has less impurities and harder and thus a little harder to scratch. Nowadays ...

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I want order online, is your site legitimate, reputable and who else buys from you?

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Yes, our site is  legitimate!  Our picture frames and picture framing site is seriously and definitely reputable. We sell certificate frames, examiner-scrutinizing-picture-frames-websitepicture frames and photo frames to the Australian Commonwealth Government and to many Australian State Government bodies and Australian Local Government entities. A great many of Australia's Top 100 Corporations and Institutions and Australia's Top 100 Professional entities also buy our picture frames. Our customers page shows some, but not all, many ...

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Do you sell off-the-shelf, ready-made picture frames and where are these?

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Yes. Our popular ready-made picture frames are listed here and can be bought online. Some of the mostready-made-picture-frames common, standard picture frames, certificate frames and photo frames sizes are listed in those pages. Because more and more paper art nowadays is printed in standard sizes, ratios and shapes, more and more can be easily and quickly put into a Ready-Made frames by the customers themselves. Take for instance all those paintings your children bring back from school, sometimes several times a week. And if your ..

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Can I have a rush picture framing job?

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Do we do "rush picture framing? " This is a popular, yet slightly, oxymoronic customer question to which, the self-evident answer is obviously, yes, but only if we can .  And thepicture-framer-rushing-to-a-job reason why 99% of picture framers cannot always drop everything to do that urgent picture frame a customer wants is that they are busy making picture frames for the other customers that came ahead in the work queue. This is a similar work flow to other trades. Most mechanics aren't idle and waiting for a car to be brought in to be repaired. Normally they're ..

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Do custom picture frames come with cord or wire, or something I can hang it with?

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We don't know why (probably because we're picture framers) but the question "do custom picture frames come with cord or wire?" is still a frequently asked question frompicture-frame-with-hanging-wire-fitted customers. And the answer has always been, and still is, yes. For very heavy picture frames, like heavy mirrors, we fit hanging chains. For medium size picture frames,  poster frames, and smaller photo frames or production picture frames we fit mountaineering-grade nylon cord. We actually don't know of any picture framers who -do not - fit a chain, some wire or cord   ..

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Why buying custom frames or picture framing online doesn’t work!

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Buying stuff online with mouse clicks from one's home armchair is quick and easy. In fact, it’s a lot easier and quicker shopping-online-photo-framesthan having to get into a car and drive down to a street store to do it, right? We buy iPads, cars, houses and even Ready-Made picture frames online, so why not custom picture frames ? After all there are online picture framing stores with clever wizards and widgets with .. which frame up pretty much anything we want, isn't that so? But this service strategy doesn't really work for custom picture framing...

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What’s the main difference between Custom-Made and Ready-Made picture frames?

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The  main difference between custom-made and ready-made picture frames is the price. Custom picture frames are made oneselection-ready-made-picture-frames at a time, usually with better-quality materials, to exactly suit and fit customer's artwork. Both labour and materials cost more so the price will be higher. Ready-made picture frames on the other hand, are produced in mass, often with common-quality materials, to approximately suit the 20 or so most common picture framing  sizes. With regard to custom frames, the framer chooses each component of a ...

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