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Canvas Prints - Stretched or Framed?

Canvas Prints have the flexibilty of an original piece of art when deciding how to display them on your wall. Below are some examples of our canvas prints presented in a variety of ways   The giclée canvas prints above are stretched on thicker "gallery stretcher bars". These are approximately 2# thick and the recommended bars to use if you are planning to bypass the frame. the bars are substantial and create a really clean, modern look without feeling like the art is missing something.  The above giclée prints are dry mounted and then framed traditionally. Canvas prints are coated with a clear protective sheet so you don't need to use glass - which helps give the looks of an original piece...

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Wedding Season | Framed Invitations and Gift Ideas

It's never too early to get ready for wedding season! So many great gift ideas here, from an original painting- think proposal site, wedding day,  framing gift certificate or simply framing the wedding invitation. Let us help you give a truly one-of-a-kind gift, one that will stand out from the rest. Nancie has been designing framed wedding invitations for decades. Just bring in the invitation and think of a few words to describe the couples style (i.e. minimalist, rustic, chic, bling-y, glamourous, simple, etc) and we will help you create a truly memorable gift. check our feature in Chicago Style Weddings Magazine:

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Framing Inspiration

 The proper framing will enhance, protect and compliment an already beautiful work of art or  turn a poster, print, drawing or found object into a work of art. See below for some examples of pieces we have framed recently and be sure to follow us on Instagram from daily inspiration! @artfulframerstudios   Photograph in a variation on the classic white mat/black frame. A slightly grey mat with a beautiful matte dark grey Roma moulding.    A whimsical African painting we framed with "gallery stretched bars" to give a more rustic look.   Nancie has been designing framed wedding invitations for decades and has gotten well known for her stunning presentations.   No size or shape is a problem for us! We...

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