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What actually holds a frame together?

Published on October 9, 2015

What actually holds your frame together? Is it the glue or the nails/v-nails? It’s actually…

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Convex Glass Made to Order

Published on September 4, 2015

Convex glass is also known as bubble glass or domed glass. It’s made by heating…

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Jersey Shore Landmarks

Published on August 6, 2015

Cathleen Engelsen is a Jersey Shore staple! Her historical paintings of Jersey Shore landmarks are found in…

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We Want Beer!

Published on July 1, 2015

Isn’t this the perfect image to hang in your bar at home? It took another…

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Utilizing collages of frames with home design

Published on June 7, 2015

One can never have too many family photos on the walls. Collage frames are the…

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The Smoking Man

Published on May 13, 2015

Here’s a before and after of our “Smoking Man” painting. This piece is an oil…

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Change it up as they grow up

Published on April 7, 2015

I know custom framing can get expensive. Some of us have annual family portraits done…

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Are Picture Framers Chemists?

Published on March 26, 2015

The shop is always full of surprises! I spent one weekend removing old artwork from…

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How Rose City Framemakers makes frames

Published on February 7, 2015

Every picture framer has their own way of framing paintings. I use the following technique…

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Encaustic floating framing

Published on January 2, 2015

en·caus·tic [en-kaw-stik] :  a paint made from pigment mixed with melted beeswax and resin and after…

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