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March 2021

Decorating Old Picture Frames

By |2021-04-05T01:34:41+00:00March 5th, 2021|Arts & Crafts, Personalised Frames, United Kingdom|

Getting Creative So many people enjoy getting creative and upcycling many things around the home, furniture is the main thing, but you can also upcycle old picture frames giving them a new lease of life and making them look unique and modern to your home. This is a [...]

January 2021

How Picture Frames Have Evolved

By |2021-02-02T04:50:03+00:00January 10th, 2021|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Modern Frames, Period Frames|

How It All Began "Life is a collection of moments. Time flies but memories last forever and these memories should be preserved". This is why picture frames came about.  Picture frames originated in ancient times and were mainly used by Egyptians to preserve drawings and paintings.  They would [...]

August 2020

What Makes An Attractive Picture Frame

By |2020-08-20T01:27:16+00:00August 20th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Modern Frames, Period Frames, Personalised Frames, The Art World|

Things To Consider There are several elements that need to be considered when you are framing your artwork for presentation. A great framing begins with consideration into the following elements: The surroundings of the art work. Your taste and style. The art work itself, what you are framing. [...]

July 2020

10 Interesting Facts About Picture Frames

By |2020-08-20T01:29:31+00:00July 20th, 2020|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Dubai, Modern Frames, Period Frames, Personalised Frames, The Art World|

Fact One Van Gogh once said ‘A picture without a frame is like a soul without a body’. Image credit: https://www.biography.com/ Image credit: https://pixabay.com/ Fact Two Frames are NOT copy written.  There is no law to stop anyone from [...]

Glass vs Perspex In Framing

By |2020-07-10T16:52:34+00:00July 10th, 2020|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Modern Frames, Period Frames|

Glass Framing There are 2 main materials that are used in frames to contain the image, glass and perspex.  There are many pros and cons for both.  Here are some things to consider when choosing which best to use. Firstly we will look at glass. Below is a [...]

Woods Used In Picture Framing

By |2020-07-10T16:54:21+00:00July 1st, 2020|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Period Frames, Personalised Frames|

Hard Wood and Soft Wood If you are considering a custom made picture frames there are many things to think about, for instance there are two types of wood categories, hard wood and soft wood.  Certain woods are better for building furniture and frames with than others. The [...]

April 2020

National Art Museum of China

By |2020-05-20T08:00:09+00:00April 21st, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World|

History of The National Art Museum of China The National Art Museum of China is the largest art museum in China and is funded by the Ministry of Culture. In 1958 the building started to take shape and was formally opened to the public in 1963. The building [...]

January 2020

The Importance Of Frames For Art Collectors

By |2020-02-05T02:27:12+00:00January 5th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, Personalised Frames, United Kingdom, United States Frames|

Why are Frames Important If you are an established art collector or are new to art and just starting your collection, frames play a crucial role in collecting art. Art work ranges from very small local artworks by new and up coming artists to some very exquisite pieces [...]

April 2019

Famous Art Work and Frames in Hollywood

By |2019-04-30T00:43:12+00:00April 30th, 2019|Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Personalised Frames|

There are many famous artworks and museums featured in many of the films and TV shows we know and love, although you may not notice them at first glance whilst watching. Many directors put so much detail into their sets ensuring that the story is told not just with [...]

February 2019

The Royal Collection Trust

By |2019-02-21T02:45:46+00:00February 21st, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

The Royal Collection trust is exactly as it sounds, the art collection belonging to the British Royal Family. The collection is spread across 13 occupied and historic royal residences in the UK and is the largest private art collection in the world. This collection has many truly spectacular pieces [...]

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