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This Fall, Go Mad For Plaid

October 12, 2015

It’s no secret that the hottest fashion trend this fall is plaid. It’s never completely gone from the fashion scene, but this year, plaid is back in a big way.…

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Living room with built in bookcases surrounding fireplace and beautiful custom framed mirror.

5 Tips for Framed Mirrors

September 30, 2015

Custom framed mirrors are a timeless and elegant way to add style, light and sophistication to any space. They can serve to reflect light and brighten dark rooms, reflect and…

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Home Decor around the World

September 22, 2015

Ever wondered about how the rest of the world decorates their homes? In Russia, it’s about integrating new trends and design with tradition and antiques. Germans love brass, gold and…

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Custom framed picture of young soccer player about to kick a soccer ball.

Size Matters!

August 31, 2015

Most artwork our customers bring us will hang on a wall without much in the way of size restrictions. Sometimes though we’re asked to frame photos or other art to…

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Have a Sports Jersey?

August 13, 2015

Does someone in your life enjoy sports? Surprise him by framing his favorite sports jersey…. a unique piece of memorabilia that captures his memories. A sports jersey is a piece…

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Living room design with furniture and beautiful piece of art hanging over fireplace.

Selecting Art

August 12, 2015

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful”   William Morris Surround yourself with art you love! The most important aspect…

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We Love Local!

July 28, 2015

Did you know that The Great Frame Up is a locally owned and operated small business? That’s right! While we are a part of a franchise system, our store is…

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Photograph of nicely decorated living space with a large custom framed landscape over the fireplace.

Things to Consider When Custom Framing

July 9, 2015

Ever wonder where to start when you need something framed? We found a great article from Real Simple that can help you get started with the process. Their suggestions include:…

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Who Doesn’t Love Minions?

July 7, 2015

The Minions are at it again! Well, Pantone is at it again too…! Our favorite little jabbering, genetically-altered clones now have their very own Pantone color: Minion Yellow. Released in…

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