Framing needlework

Framing needlework

The possibilities in framing are endless. You never really know what treasured item a customer will bring in to have transformed into a masterpiece—from a wedding dress to a collection of items to board games and beyond. One piece of artwork that came in recently...
Production-style framing

Production-style framing

Framing individual photos, pieces of art or other collections can test any framer’s creativity, but production-style framing presents an entirely new set of challenges. Everything from materials to physical space to staff must either be bought or managed, all while...
Framing collections

Framing collections

Do you have a collection of pictures, buttons, pins, records, holiday cards, ornaments and/or odds and ends that belonged to someone in your family? Framing is a great way to display something with special meaning. If you’re not sure where to begin, bring them to us...
Framing the unusual

Framing the unusual

A framer’s day is usually made up of basic framing projects—a certificate, poster or photo—but the unusual projects that spark creativity keep us going. Wedding dress I have been framing for many years, but, until a few years ago, had never framed a wedding dress. The...
Let’s talk about mats

Let’s talk about mats

The most common components of a picture frame are: frame, mat, glass, and backing. We usually like to determine if a mat is needed or desired as a starting point. A mat serves two purposes.  It acts as a resting place and draws the eye into the artwork.  It also is a...
What to expect when custom picture framing

What to expect when custom picture framing

Welcome to a new feature: Carla’s Corner. Hello! I’m Carla and I work at Wyman Frame, a division of Dale Rogers Training Center (DRTC). I have been a Certified Picture Framer since 1983 and have framed for DRTC for two years. We offer two basic types of framing: Fast...