A handsome frame not only enhances the beauty of painting, it protects it from the radiation of the sun, the ravages of time, and the drawn-on mustaches of unimaginative graffiti artists. Guard keepsakes from pedestrian meddling with today’s Groupon: for $45, you get $100 worth of custom framing at Flax Art & Frame.
For the past 65 years, the professional framers at Flax Art & Frame have protected memories and precious artwork with a host of high-quality materials and a well-honed technique. The master picture preservers mat and encircle everything from photos to artifacts with eye-catching products such as vibrant Vivids colored metal frames, elegant Ansley wooden frames or sophisticated archival document frames, which are perfect for holding diplomas or red badges of courage. Though the pricing for each custom framing job varies based on size and the needs of each client, framing an 8”x10” photo with a black wooden frame and clear conservation glass costs approximately $110.25, and a similar job for an 18”x24” poster costs approximately $219.56.