How to Frame a Cross Stitch - 5 Easy Steps

January 20, 2023 / Learn, Create, DIY

Custom Framed Cross Stitch in Gold Frame

It used to be that when you heard the term “cross stitch” you’d instantly conjure up an image of grandma sitting in her comfy recliner, giving her fingers a workout to make something lovely to hang onto the wall. Nowadays, though, it is SEW different......


5 Things to Consider When Framing Documents

January 20, 2023 / Decorate, Learn

Graduation Photo Framed Diploma Framed

Just about everyone has “the drawer.” You know the one I’m talking about. That desk drawer where you stash papers and knickknacks of all kinds, never to be seen again? Or maybe for you......


How To Frame Your Pet Photos

Jan 19, 2023 / Decorate, Learn, Create

Picture Frame Wall Collage

Oh, that boundless puppy energy. If you could bottle it up and sell it, you’d make a fine living. When it comes to dog picture frames, though, you can capture their bubbly personalities with some bright and beautiful looks.......


How to Easily Bring 2023 Décor Trends to Your Space

Jan 17, 2023 / Buzz, Decorate, Learn

Rustic living space of the cottagecore style with wood print and large picture frame on wall

Take a spin around the web at the beginning of each year and you’ll find dozens of articles and blogs introducing you to the newest trends. Not gonna lie, it’s kind of hard to stop reading them. They light an inspirational fire that makes me want to move everything out of my house and start...


All About Archiving Family Photos

Jun 27, 2022 / Learn

Vintage Family Photo Preservation in Archival Picture Frame

Remember that picture your mom used to show you of your grandparents? Or that photo of your parents back when they were your age (they looked so different!) and the smiles the photo still brings. Family photos are an invaluable keepsake...


How to Create the Perfect In-Home Gallery Wall

May 20, 2022 / Decorate, Learn

Framed Puzzle in Room Environment

For nearly four centuries, gallery walls have been a chosen aesthetic to bring blank walls and empty spaces to life. Originally called “salon walls,” this style of home décor has stood the test of time – and for good reason...


What are Canvas Floating Frames & Why are They So Magical?

May 02, 2022 / Decorate, Learn

Canvases in Gold Canvas Floater Frames

A step apart from the classic picture frame, Canvas Floating Frames add a distinctive touch of depth and intrigue to prints and paintings on canvas. Used by professionals around the globe, this style offers a gallery-like aesthetic...


Oh, So Boho!

March 28, 2022 / Buzz, Create

Cream boho room with framed watercolor orchid in maple gallery frame

Imagine a living space where there’s something of interest at every turn – something that appeals especially to you. Unique patterns and shapes, all curated to reflect a piece of your personality and taste. That is what Bohemian style aims to achieve.......


How to Make Trendy Textured Canvas Art in 4 Easy Steps

Janurary 13, 2022 / Create, Learn, DIY

The Finished product a Chalkboard Cheeseboard Tray

Beautiful and modern, textured art is the perfect way to give a fresh, gallery-like appeal to the walls of your living space. Although often coming at a hefty price, it’s easier than one might think to make these pretty pieces right at home, for less! And the best part is......


Trend Alert: How To Decorate with Botanicals

August 16, 2018 / Decorate, Learn

Macro Flower Photos Printed on Acrylic

Décor styles, trends and techniques are always changing throughout history. And while I’m no historian, I’m willing to bet that if you took a time machine back through the centuries, ......


6 Tips for Taking Great Wedding Photos

June 13, 2018 / Learn, Pro

Wedding Photo in Natural Wood Frame in Dining Room

Once upon a time, summer meant sun, sand and no responsibilities. The final bell would ring on the school year and you were home free, not a care in the world......


5 Things to Consider When Framing Documents

June 1, 2018 / Decorate, Learn

Graduation Photo Framed Diploma Framed

Just about everyone has “the drawer.” You know the one I’m talking about. That desk drawer where you stash papers and knickknacks of all kinds, never to be seen again? Or maybe for you......


Use Your Muse: How To Find Creative Inspiration When You Need it Most

May 22, 2018 / Learn, Create, Pro

Martin Luther King Jr. Spray Paint Art

A hike through the woods in autumn. The first scratch of vinyl on a Tom Petty record. That super long hug from your best friend. Whatever truly stirs your soul is something to hold on to.......


Trend Alert: How to Decorate With Color

May 16, 2018 / Buzz, Decorate, Learn

Wall Collage Custom Blue Frames

Picture yourself back in the day, staring at a box of crayons with your wild, childhood imagination and being too excited about each color to choose one. Fast forward to today, and the modern color trend......


6 Tips for Taking Better Vacation Photos

May 8, 2018 / Learn, Create

Kid Flying Kite in Field

On a trip to the Virgin Islands years ago, I learned of this fantastic concept called “island time.” Basically, it’s like regular time, you just do things slower. There’s a pinch more leisure to your day......


Trend Alert: 5 Ways to Lagom Your Home

April 25, 2018 / Decorate, Learn

Abstract Plant Art with Mat and Frames in Living Room

Once upon a time a girl named Goldilocks sneaked into a cottage. If she were Swedish, she might have muttered the word “lagom” as she tasted that third bowl of porridge. That’s because “lagom” is the principle ......


How to Take Your Drone Photography to New Heights

April 4, 2018 / Buzz, Learn

Photographer Flying Drone

Walk the electronics aisle of any superstore near you and you’ll quickly get a picture of the latest tech craze: drones. From tiny toy drones to giant, high-dollar monstrosities, you can find any type of remote controlled flying ......


How To Become a Matting Master

March 20, 2018 / Decorate, Learn

Framed Collage Pictures in Kitchen

So, you’ve found the frame of your dreams and can’t wait to see what it looks like around your art. “But wait,” you say. “How on earth do I go about choosing mats for my picture?” Hey, we got you. Mats are nothing short of miracle workers......


8 Tips for Braving the Storm with Your Photography

March 12, 2018 / Learn

Photographer Near a Storm

When a good storm comes rolling in, most people prefer to retreat, cozy up inside with a warm blankie and listen to the sound of thunder and rain from a safe distance. This is not a blog for those people. Nope, this is for those of us......


Smart Sustainability: Conscious Resource Consumption

January 17, 2018 / Learn

Moving Boxes in Warehouse

Here at pictureframes.com we’re always working toward improving our resource consumption. Especially as we continue to grow. Our most recent growth is the expansion of our campus. And we’re proud to say it’s actually a microcosm......


Smart Sustainability: Sourcing Materials Consciously

January 16, 2018 / Learn

Woman Building a Barnwood Frame

Where I spend my money is important to me. I want to take pride in the companies I support, to feel they are doing more than simply producing a product I like. That means I try to do a bit of research on where my money goes......


4 Tips for Capturing Perfect Holiday Photos

December 21, 2017 / Decorate, Learn, Create

Little Girl Opening a Present in a Barnwood Frame

ow do you capture joy? It’s like trying to hold water in your hands, right? And during the holidays, the joyful moments are genuine, unexpected, sometimes fleeting and if you’re especially unfortunate, some snap-happy-novice......


Smart Sustainability: Ways We're Reducing Waste

December 14, 2017 / Buzz, Learn


One of the most rewarding parts of being a part of the pictureframes.com family is their commitment to this planet, on how to keep it thriving while we do what we humans do to it (and we generally do a lot). If we want to leave a good......


Capturing a Perfect Holiday Card Photo + Turning It into a Keepsake

November 17, 2017 / Learn, Create

Family Portrait Framed in a Livingroom on canvas

Say Cheese! Okay, it’s a bit of a cheesy opening, but it is what we often say and hear when photos are taken. And with the holidays approaching, we’re all thinking about that family photo to put on our holiday cards.......


Trends of Fall 2017 High Point Furniture Market

October 27, 2017 / Buzz, Decorate, Learn

Oly Studio Showroom at High Point Furniture Market

Here at pictureframes.com we are lucky to call High Point, North Carolina our home base. A small town, making up one third of the Piedmont Triad that is known, quite famously, for being the furniture capital of the world!......


We’re DoneGood Approved! Learn How You Can Be Too.

September 14, 2017 / Buzz, Learn

DoneGood Company Founders

Did you know that pictureframes.com is a DoneGood certified company? We were so honored to join the impressive group of DoneGood businesses earlier this year. So we wanted to share a little more about the mission DoneGood is......


From Genius Minds: How Creativity Inspires

May 16, 2016 / Learn

Typography Art the says Everyone Has Taste But They Don't Have the daring to be creative

Ah, creativity. I breathe it, live it, embrace it, use it and love it each and every day. I’m not alone in this. But as we all know, the day-to-day grabs us and we can lose our focus on the creative. We stop thinking outside the box. ......


Why is my Acrylic Blue?

May 5, 2016 / Learn

Picture Frame Acrylic Protector Sheet

Imagine you’ve just gotten home to see your latest creation you made with us waiting at your door. You can’t wait to open it because you know it’s the frame you ordered to display the amazing family ......