custom framing

Love from a Gondola

Love from a Gondola
Our very own Bari Wiggins took these photos on a recent vacation of a lifetime through Italy.  Once she chose the four photos she wanted on her wall, she had Little's Photography print them on metallic paper to get the proper "glow" for the water, and then chose custom framing with THE FRAME STUDIO to get the proper age and "Italian-ness" that she was looking for. We think they turned out beautifully, and would love to go visit them on her wall anytime we wanted to escape to Italy!
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Purple Heart

Purple Heart
Check out this great shadow box frame that THE FRAME STUDIO was able to create for a client! Along with the purple heart, a few other items - like rank and branch pins, name tag, and photos - were combined to make this shadow box frame a great representation of the brave man that earned that purple heart. We were happy to be a part of pulling this memory together. Thank you to the service men and women of all military branches for keeping us free!!!
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A Different Way to Triptych

A Different Way to Triptych
A client found this amazing triptych of an aerial beach view, and brought it into THE FRAME STUDIO for some funky framing.  The frames and matt colors are the same, the only thing that is different is the size of the matting.  All 3 pieces were framed individually, but the matting was done as if they were framed together and then cut apart.  This way they belong together in a set way, but can be spaced apart further to fill the space above the client's couch, and can be moved closer together if it is needed.
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Icing on the Cake

Icing on the Cake
She's getting so big so fast!!!  Stop time (temporarily) and capture how adorable she is at this moment with a baby shoot at Little's Photography.  To top off your shoot, you can find the perfect custom framing at THE FRAME STUDIO.  This little princess came in with a special crown to commemorate her first birthday.  We found custom framing that went along with the style of the photograph, without overpowering it.  This art is now ready to hang on the wall as the icing on the cake of that special adorable day.
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What’s a Wall Calendar???

What’s a Wall Calendar???
Some times I am stunned at the things that were regular everyday items for me since childhood, that kids today will look at like a confused puppy complete with head tilt and question mark whimper - a wall mounted rotary phone, a record player, a phone book.  Then there are the things that still hold on for dear life, despite the new technology that has replaced them; specifically I am speaking of THE WALL CALENDAR.  Every year, during the holiday season, you can find a pop up kiosk that looks like a card house built of wall calendars.  Despite our need for a wall calendar is no more, we all fi...
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Updating an Old Love

Updating an Old Love
A client recently brought in this painting of a koala that she had framed back in 1979.  She was still in love with the painting, but was looking for a more updated design that could work along with her new living room. We at THE FRAME STUDIO found a custom framing combination that would work with her new rustic grey living room.  The shift in colors updated the look - that avocado bottom mat was so 70s - while making the koala the warmest part of the design, drawing your eye inward.  We also evened the matting on all sides to give the piece more balance.  Changing the regular glass to Cons...
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Reframing – 22 Years Later

Reframing – 22 Years Later
As many of us do when we graduate from college, I didn't think too much about how my diploma was framed.  I was a starving artist with big student loan payments, and went the ready-made frame way to display my diploma (see below).  This small piece of paper that I spent over $25,000 on, got jammed into a cheap frame and matt.  I went to art school!  My diploma should look a bit better than that!  Come on!  I work at THE FRAME STUDIO!  I am a picture framer! So I decided to reframe this expensive piece of paper - 22 years later. The first thing we had to contend with, was the damage that was...
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Summer Storm Time is Here

Summer Storm Time is Here
Summer in Florida is time for daily thunderstorms.  THE FRAME STUDIO has many friends who like doing jig saw puzzles during those down times.  Clients of ours recently brought in a puzzle they had finished that is extra special.  This wooden puzzle is made by Liberty Puzzles.  The fun thing about Liberty's wooden puzzles is that they have a wide range of specialty pieces for each puzzle - like animals, people, and flowers. We think this custom framing design works well with the art, and helps show case the special pieces.  If you flip the frame over, the back has glass instead of a mounting...
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