Q&A with Wyman Frame

Q&A with Wyman Frame

Wyman Frame, a division of nonprofit Dale Rogers Training Center, manufactures custom picture frames while providing jobs and training opportunities for people with disabilities. Carla Folks, Certified Picture Framer (CPF), Professional Picture Framers Association,...
Reasons to go with custom framing

Reasons to go with custom framing

Purchasing a ready-made frame from a big box store can be tempting because of the price. When it comes to protecting treasured family photos or other special items, it pays to do a little research. The quality of materials can drastically affect the condition of your...
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...