Framing Ideas

Option 1

Frame Only

Frame round your artwork plain and simple

Custom Framing Option2
Option 2

Artwork With a Mount

Frame plus a mount in a wide range of colours.

Advantage Keeps artwork away from glass for protection and allows movement as the humidity in the atmosphere. Draws the eye to your image.

Option 3

Artwork Floated On a Mount

Frame plus a mount in a wide range of colours with the artwork floated.

Advantage shows the full image plus any ragged paper edges which can be part of the overall design of the image. We can put in a spacer to keep the artwork away from the glass.

Disavantage the artwork needs additional fixing to keep it in place within the frame, not always suitable where the artwork is of high value. Although we use conservation tape which can be removed.

Option 4

Artwork Shadow Floated On a Mount

Frame plus a mount in a wide range of colours with the artwork raised on foam board to the desired height creating a soft shadow around with appropriate spacer to create depth in the frame.

Advantage shows the full image. Creates a lovely unusual effect.

Disavantage the artwork needs additional fixing to keep it in place within the frame, not always suitable where the artwork is of high value. Although we use conservation tape which can be removed.

Option 5

Box Frame

A Box frame can be used with options 1-4

Advantage gives greater freedom to create effects. Ideal for framing objects. Usually creates greater impact when hung on wall.

Option 6

Hand Stained Frame

Beautifully hand stained by our expert framers.

Can be used with Options 1-5

Advantage you have the ability to use different types of barewood moulding (oak, beech, pine, ash) and stain them to create the desired colour. We can also paint them in paint supplied by you

Option 7

Readymade Frame

Ready to go. We will fit your artwork for a small charge if required. Can be used with Options 2-4 subject to suitabilty.

Advantage lower cost. Ready to go.

Disadvantage available only in set sizes. Less combinations. Frame construction inferior. Rolled glass used. Note: we can upgrade for a modest cost to a higher grade glass, see glass options.

Option 8

Swept Ornate Readymade Frame

Great value option, great for canvases. Can create dramatic effect for many types of artwork and objects.

Can be used with Options 2-4 subject to suitabilty.

Advantage lower cost.

Disadvantage Only available in set sizes. Less combinations. Additional cost for glass and backing.

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