5 Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

Looking to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day? We can help with that. You’re sure to find something that both you and your mother with love. Make the day truly special with Modern Art Framing. Here are some handy gift ideas to help you out.

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10 Unique Uses of Picture Frames

Whether you have old picture frames or are looking to buy a new one, they don’t always have to be used for framing photos or art. With a bit of creativity they can be repurposed for a variety of uses and they can be cheap too. Here are a few cost effective ideas to inspire you to use your frames in ways you’ve never thought of.

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Common causes of frame damage and how to avoid them

When you have just purchased a frame from Modern Art Framing, the very last thing you want to do is damage it or the photo/artwork inside. This won’t happen if you follow a few simple tips that we will discuss in this blog. Read on to find out the key causes of frame damage and how to avoid them affecting your frame.

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Choosing the right colours for your photo frame

The colours you choose for your photo frame and mat board heavily dictate the personality of your art piece. When you set out to get your favourite photo or painting framed you would have some colours in mind but it is important that they evoke the feelings that you desire them to. The colours also need to fit the main subject well – the photo or art – so there a few things to think about before you rush into anything. This blog will make the process a bit easier for you by providing a few handy colour tips.

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Cleaning your picture and photo frames

So you’ve just purchased a fantastic new frame but you want to ensure that it says in tip top condition throughout its lifetime. It’s important to know the right way to clean your frames to ensure that they are not damaged or adversely affected in the process. Here are some tips to maintain and clean your frames safely and effectively.

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Picture Framing Supplies at Modern Art Framing

At Modern Art Framing, we offer a great range of high quality framing supplies and accessories that complement our framing and art print services. We stock various hooks and picture hangers, tapes, cutters and more so that you can get exactly what’s necessary for your wall art.

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Ordering Art with Modern Art Framing

At Modern Art Framing we have a wide range of art works for you to order. You can choose from:

  • Oil Paintings on Modern Art Framing
  • Art Prints and Posters on Modern Art Framing
  • Premium Art Prints on Art Print on Demand

All of these options have a wide range of posters and art that will appeal to you, whatever your taste. In this blog we’ll explain the differences between all of them to make it easier for you to decide what you want. By the end of it you should have a clear idea and be an expert on Oil Paintings, Art Prints and Premium Art Prints!

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Choosing between metal and wooden frames

Photo frames can come in a variety of colours and finishes but by and large there are two types of materials to choose from – metal and wood. Each have advantages and disadvantages so read on to decide which is best for each purpose and right for you. The major difference between these two materials on the surface is their perception. A wooden frame is seen as being a more traditional looking frame and thought of as having a more homely, warm or providing an inviting feel. If you have an older home or perhaps are just a fan of a more traditional décor, these frames will easily integrate into their surroundings. In contrast, metal frames are seen as being more modern and allow one to make a statement with the wider gamut of colours available. They are cold to the touch and the clean straight lines of the frame contribute to their modernity.

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4 Ways to Present your Oil Painting

An oil painting is a fantastic work of art for any room and will fit any décor. They are often the centrepiece of the room and can dictate what is placed around it. Therefore, it is important to ensure that your painting is appropriately furnished for maximum impact. In this blog we’ll discuss a few ways to present your paintings and you’ll be able to decide which is right for you.

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Metal Frames, A Smart Choice

For years metal frames have been thought of as being exclusively used for posters. They are of course a very valid use and we have many posters available on our website to be framed. However, in the last few years various new styles and colours have made them a fantastic frame for other purposes too such as for photos, displays and artworks. There’s a massive range available at Modern Art Framing and we’ll discuss the options here so you can make a choice between them.

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