Category Archives: Ideas and Creativity

Seasonal Crafts to Try with the Whole Family (and Frame as Decor!)

It may be easy to forget fall was once considered the annual harvesting time when we’re now able to find most of our seasonal favorites all year long. Thankfully, mother nature demands attention with an ever-changing backdrop of bright colors and crisp air blowing all around us. Use this time to engage your family in…
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4 Unique Items to Frame

What makes a house feel like a home? It starts with all the memories shared and the personal touches that encapsulate the best of times. The perfect way to invite others into your space and experience its character is to highlight your most prized possessions and memories… and what better way to do so than…
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How to Perfect Your Grad’s Photos Before Framing

It goes without saying: graduation is a momentous occasion. Whether it’s high school graduation, college graduation, grad school graduation, or another ceremony, it’s a milestone that marks the beginning of a new life stage. While walking up to the podium to accept a diploma is a rewarding moment for the grads themselves, it’s also sentimental…
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5 Ways to Use Frames in Your Wedding Decor

Many engaged couples spend months dreaming up an aesthetically pleasing wedding decor theme. If you’re looking for some unique yet classic focal points to add flair to your wedding or reception, consider this unexpected source: frames. Frames of all sizes, shapes, colors, and textures can be included in your decorative plans. Here are five of…
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4 Cropping Tips for a Perfect Framed Photo

When considering using photo tools to enhance your favorite images, cropping may not be the first option that comes to mind. Many assume cropping only cuts photos to size, when in reality, a strategic crop has the power to make or break your photo. Here are four tips to help you use cropping to your…
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How to Incorporate Mirrors into Your Decor for an Improved Space

Mirrors are your home’s best friend. When strategically arranged, they offer a quick solution to many aesthetic challenges by adding more light and the illusion of more space. Framed mirrors can add even more flair to any given space, as they blur the line between functionality and decor. Use framed mirrors in your home to…
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Tips for a Successful Holiday Photo (and Why You Should Frame Your Favorites)

‘Tis the season for Christmas shopping chaos, scarves and sweaters, peppermint everything… and, of course, seasonal family photoshoots and holiday cards. Holiday greeting cards are a popular way to keep your loved ones updated on family happenings, reflect on the previous year, and remind out-of-town friends and family of your appreciation. Plus, the resulting family…
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7 Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Picture Frames

If you're like most people, you've got plenty of framed photos and artwork on display in your home or in storage. As time passes and households move from one property to another, these older frames - especially if they're cheap - typically don't last very long, becoming worn down or damaged and certainly not worth…
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Best Places to Hang a Mirror in Your Home

Mirrors are excellent design features in a home, but it can be tricky to determine where best to put them. The following best places to hang a mirror in your home may help you find the right options for your spaces... Functional use spaces. You need a mirror in the bathroom and bedroom, at least.…
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Tips for Styling the Perfect Gallery Wall

A gallery wall is one decorated with several pieces of art and/or photographs. It creates a focal point in a room, providing creative interest or a themed display. This decorating trend has been popular for a few years, and there are some tricks for styling the perfect gallery wall. Common Curation The first step to…
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