Blog - Framing Ideas, Design Inspiration & How To's

Wall Frame/Gallery Wall Ideas

Hanging up a framed photo or artwork on your wall can add a bit of character to your room and liven it up. Sometimes you may be looking for a little more impact – perhaps when there’s large blank space and a singular photo or picture can’t fill the void by itself. As with collages, gallery walls or wall frames involve combing multiple images together to create add an extra dimension to a wall. However, unlike a collage, wall frames involve physically combining already framed (and occasionally non-framed) pieces in various arrangements and styles. Here are some ideas to create one of your own.

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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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Framing Your Social Media Photos

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest are now the primary way people share their favourite photos with family and friends. One large advantage of these sites is that multiple images can be easily accessed through each platform’s grid view. This means that the usually laborious task of flipping through photo after photo is all but removed. But what if you would like a similar experience with physical photo frames?

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Creating a Collage: Tips and Ideas

If you have a large amount of images but don’t want to frame each one individually, it’s a good idea to combine them together into a single piece. This is called a collage and it can be created digitally through a photo editing program. There many ways to create a collage and quite a few options to play with to make yours unique. In this blog we will talk about the different aspects you can alter such as image sizing, spacing and arrangement.

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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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Framing Tips and Ideas for Christmas

Christmas time is a wonderful period of the year to spend time with family and friends to enjoy the festive season. You might have guests over for dinner or lunch and will want to decorate your home to impress everyone. Well, what better way than to hang up some nifty Christmas decorations? Perhaps you want to frame some photos and would like to decorate them in a way that complements the Christmas feel of your home. In this blog you’ll find some tips and ideas for framing photos, artwork and items during Christmas.

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Explore our vast range of art prints and posters

Our new range of Art Prints and Posters is finally here! Everything has been completely revamped and updated so you’ll be sure to find something you’ll love.

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