The Custom Picture Framer Blog

Focus On – MATBOARDS

Focus On – MATBOARDS

Terms like “acid-free” and “archival” are tossed around fairly often in the art world, but what do they really mean? And how can you be sure that the materials in closest contact with your precious artwork won’t do harm over time? Well, you can start by consulting...

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Focus on – MOUNTING

Focus on – MOUNTING

In the world of custom framing, mounting is the method used to secure your artwork onto a backing board within the frame. There are a number of ways we achieve this, but for now we’ll be focusing on a technique called “dry mounting.” Dry mounting is different from...

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What Your Framer Wants From You…

What Your Framer Wants From You…

So you’ve got great artwork or a memory that you want to keep forever and hang on your wall for everyone to see. Now what? We understand that custom picture framing can at times be an intimidating process. With thousands of samples to choose from, and many factors to...

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Frame Moulding – How Do They Make That?

Frame Moulding – How Do They Make That?

When you walk into Custom Picture Framer, it's likely you'll be awestruck by the beauty and variety of the moulding samples surrounding you. We have over 2,000 samples in our showroom, and that's only a small fraction of what's available. We take pride in only...

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Preserve and Protect Your Hard Earned Diploma!

Preserve and Protect Your Hard Earned Diploma!

Diploma Framing A hard-earned diploma is likely the most expensive piece of paper you’ll ever own. It’s difficult to sum up all the hard work, late nights, and memories associated with earning a degree but a diploma does just that; represents the incredible...

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“MontCo 2019 Best Of” And the Winner is…

“MontCo 2019 Best Of” And the Winner is…

We’re proud to announce that Custom Picture Framer of Glenside has been recognized as a FINALIST for “Best Retail Framer - 2019” in the “MontCo 2019 Best Of” list! We’d like to thank you personally for your vote. Customer testimonials and referrals are our BEST form...

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“Living Frames” on Display Now Through Mid-March

“Living Frames” on Display Now Through Mid-March

Picture framing is a highly visual and creative field, and we’re always looking to showcase our talent with interesting and compelling window displays. That’s why we decided to participate in the 2018 “Bloom Philly Festival,” the official countdown to the PHS...

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