Shadow Box Frame – Mariners Tools

Here is an example of a shadow box frame we recently made for a customer named Diana. This project centered around some steamship inspection and engineering tools belonging to her father and grandfather. According to her husband, Hugh, Diana’s grandfather worked as a steamship inspector for the British shipping company The Blue Funnel Line out of Liverpool. He was based …

Memories Make the Best Christmas Gifts

At Framagraphic Custom Picture Framing we often have customers inquiring about a custom picture frame for a collection of military medals. This is the story of one such project we did recently for my mother. She had been holding on to a box of medals that once belonged to her grandfather –Grandpa O’Donnell, or Frank O’Donnell. Frank O’Donnell would be …

Picture Framing Glass for Roy Henry Vickers prints: UV Glass vs Ultra Vue

Framagraphic Custom Picture Framing has framed a lot of Roy Henry Vickers prints over the years. In fact Framagraphic is recommended by the Vickers Eagle Aerie Gallery in Tofino. People usually choose to have their Roy Henry Vickers prints framed in the same manner as they are displayed in his gallery: a black metal frame with a 4-inch double black …

Custom Jersey Framing From Start to Finish

We get a lot of people asking about custom jersey framing. Some just want their jersey mounted on its own in a simple frame. Other people want to turn their jersey into a statement of accomplishment. After four years of playing on a university field hockey team, you can imagine the amount of sentimental memorabilia you would accumulate. Ticket stubs, …

How many ways can we print your digital images?

Digital Image Printing There are a number of ways that photographs can be printed from a digital source. Depending on which material you decide to print on, your photographs can take on a different light. When printed on canvas, the photo tends to look more painterly, which is often good for portraits or colourful landscapes. When printed on a metal …

Gone Fishin’: Object Framing and Shadow Boxes

Gone Fishin’   This shadow box pairs a vintage photograph of Grandpa holding a trophy fish, paired with an old bait-shaped fishing hook. The frame is a deep wood frame with a small line of red trimming the outside edges.  The top mat is a tweed finish, with a bottom charcoal mat. The fishing hook is inset into the frame, …

Boxing Week Sale

December 28th – January 5th   BOXING WEEK AT FRAMAGRAPHIC Where:           Framagraphic Picture Framing and Print Gallery, 1116 West Broadway. When:            December 28th – January 5th, during store hours. What:             25% off all store stock* and 20% off custom framing orders. * Artwork, posters, decor, ready-made mirrors …