For any prints that you want maximum protection for to ensure it stands the test of time, you’ll likely turn to online search for advice (hopefully) from picture framers. When you do, you are going to run into the term conservation framing. It is framing lingo used to describe the acid-free process of framing prints to protect them from all manners of dangers. Things like movement restrictions, humidity changes, temperature changes and warping.
Do you ever feel there’s always one of your photo frames on your wall that never seems right? That something feels off?
Sometimes the problem is easy to identify but fixing it can seem an impossibility. To ease your frustrations, take a look over these three common problems with picture frames hung on a wall and find out how to fix them easily.
All the things in your home are what make your house a home. It’s the final touches, the personal preferences, the memories experienced and told through photographs on wall displays and on side tables as well as above mantels that tell visitors so much about a family.
The art industry is globalised, and as such, shipping costs are incurred by almost every artist. When you buy your art prints or posters online, there’s a good chance you’ll receive a tube in the post, as rolling art for tube shipping is an excellent measure to protect the artwork from damage during transit, provided additional steps are taken.
Many homes have all-in-one printers capable of producing good quality photos, provided the right components are used. These include the photo paper, ink cartridges depending on your printer’s brand and for the prints you want to frame, there’s also the mounting technique and cost of that to consider too.
Staircases aren’t where you want to be risking your safety with inappropriate step ladders held shakily by someone you’d really need to trust. Thankfully, there is a super safe way to get your best pictures hung without any risk. And if you really want to do it hole-free, just tweak your fittings for a suitable Command 3M strip. If you do choose to stick frames on the wall, be sure to use the weight appropriate strips or everything will come crashing down.
Nobody ever said that your frames had to follow a set of rules, yet for some reason, there seems to be a common theme among framing.
‘Frame a baby picture with a white frame to make it pop from the wall’. That’s a given since white frames are certainly excellent choices for getting any art to pop out from your wall displays.
There comes a point for us all when we look at our pictures and just feel bored. They need changing, so you dig through your photo collection to find the best prints that will give a good change to your walls.
There are many picture frame display ideas but trying them out is often put off because it’s so much easier to go the easy route, knock a nail in the wall, hang the frame and see if it looks good. If not, try again. That’s one way to ruin your plasterwork and décor.
It will come as no surprise that the most common shape of picture frame is the rectangle. There are quite a few more though, and that variety of shape lends itself well for creating unique displays.