How to Save Big Bucks at the Frame Shop Part 2

by DIY Maven

How to Save Big Bucks at the Frame Shop Part 2

Now that we all know how AllPosters.com can help us in reusing our old frames, let’s talk a little bit about reusing our old matting.

Matting Makeover

Like professional framing, professional matting is expensive. So why not reuse it? Again, this might be easier said than done. First we’ll be faced with finding a print to fit the matting opening, which is no longer an issue if we apply what we now know about AllPosters.com’s fabulous search engine...

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How to Save Big Bucks at the Frame Shop Part 1

by DIY Maven

How to Save Big Bucks at the Frame Shop Part 1

Have you ever noticed that–oftentimes–framing your new fabulous print/poster costs ten times as much as the print/poster itself? After suffering from this phenomenon for too many years I finally figured out what I was doing wrong. I was buying my prints FIRST and then framing them AFTER. What I SHOULD have been doing is using the frames I already have and finding print images to fit their openings.

Re-use Your Frames

Okay, we all know this, but...

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