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Framing 101: Putting it all Together!

If you've been following our blog, we hope you've come to realize that framing is more than just a frame around a picture. That works for small, personal pictures that decorate your mantle or nightstand; even those frames can be fancy and glitzy. You have to think about the mat colors, the layout, the moulding, even the glass. Which brings us to putting it all together. Once everything - mats, backer, glass - have been cut, and the frame has been joined, it all needs to come together in the final piece.  Sounds easy? Yes, and no. If everything was cut correctly, then it all just settles into the frame. If a measurement was off by just a fraction, it...

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Framing 101: Design Part B

Graduates often ask us ways to individualize their diploma frames. There are many ways that can be done. We offer frame designs with special touches built in, such as having the tiger paw etched into the glass. Other designs include the Clemson ring seal etch personalized with your graduation year. Although Clemson has changed the way they distribute diplomas, graduates are still getting a dark purple folder embossed with the name of the university on it. We can cut that lettering out of the folder and incorporate it into your frame design. Other add-ons include the stamped $2 bill, honors medals, college pins, and various pictures from campus. What do you do with the tassel from your cap? Add it to...

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Spring Preparations

Where has the time gone? There are just a few more weeks until May graduation and all the celebration that goes into it. There is still time to get your diploma frame order in to insure graduation day installation. We’ll build your frame here in the shop, just like we build all our frames, and have it waiting for you when you graduate. If you order by April 20th, we can get the process started. You can still order your custom-built frame any time, but we may not be able to give you same day installation. What are you waiting for? You’ve ordered your cap and gown, the announcements have gone out, and the party is being planned. Why not...

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