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Why does picture framing cost so much?

why does picture framing cost so much?

Why does picture framing cost so much? Good question! Have you ever gone to a frame shop and been surprised by the cost of professional picture framing? This is actually a pretty common reaction to hearing the cost of anything built by a professional to custom specs.  It’s not only picture frames that can seem pricey… Think of handmade one-of-a …

Vintage stitch, new stitch needlework framed in Prescott

frame vintage or new cross stitch

Vintage stitch and new stitch – have your needlework framed in Prescott! Did you just finish your latest project, or have a family heirloom? We are here to help you find the best frame to enhance it. Vintage needlepoint, embroidery, crewel, and cross stitch need special care when being framed. Frame your cross stitch the right way and it will …

Support the American dream… frame independent!

If you know us here at the Frame & I, you know we are big into supporting our community! We are just one small, locally owned picture framer but we have a big heart for Prescott and the quad-cities.  So today we are here to talk about something that is dear to us – shopping local. We want to encourage …

Cowboy Poets Gathering 2016 Prescott print

cowboy poets gathering 2016 prescott

The 29th annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering 2016 is happening in Prescott once again!  We are so excited to frame their commemorative print, like we do every year. These prints are gorgeous, and the Cowboy Poets have been making them for a long time. The first collectible print came out in 1991, and later years’ prints have been sold out. …

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Hanging with Dad for Father’s Day

Hanging with Dad for Father's Day

Dads are a huge part of the family picture. No, literally, Dad takes up nearly half of this sweet family photo!  hehe… With Father’s Day coming up, it’s time to give Dad his due.  What could be more awesome than finding or taking a family photo that features Dad? Then you can frame it to suit Dad’s style.  He can …

Frame your diploma – It’s graduation season!

frame your diploma

Oh YES! School’s out for Summer! College students… High school students… GED earners… Certificate seekers… Did you graduate this May?  Awesome job!  School is a huge investment in time, money and resources.  You should be proud of your achievement.  You’re going to rock in your new career!  We salute you. You have made yourself better, and the world is better …

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“Flying Goldbricks” bomber framed memorabilia WW2

military medals custom frame preserved

This is one of the cool things about being a picture framer… you get free history lessons when working with your clients!  We learned that the VMSB-243 Flying Goldbricks were a Marine squadron of dive bombers, active in the Pacific campaign during WW2.  They assisted in the Bougainville Campaign and later helped retake the Philippines.  They received several commendations including …

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Frame your needlework professionally at The Frame and I

frame your needlepoint professionally at the frame and i

For those of you who are in the know, needlework is a labor of love. The hours and hours spent stitching tiny threads into a larger picture are so rewarding when they are finished.  Now that you’ve got it finished, you need to frame your needlework professionally at The Frame and I! From embroidery to cross stitch, petit point, hardanger, …

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A new angle on a pennant frame

A new angle on a pennant frame

  When you think of picture frames, I bet the first shape that comes to mind is a rectangle.  Well not to throw shade at that revered shape, but why does it have to be a rectangle every time?  We here at The Frame and I can custom frame anything and build any shape you want. We put a new …

Art Student of the Month artwork wins awesome framing

Art Student of the Month artwork wins awesome framing

Every month of the school year we have the great fortune to be able to frame an art student of the month’s awesome artwork.  We frame these artworks at no charge to the schools, students or their families. It’s for the sheer joy of celebrating youth arts!  Framing these is one of the highlights of our workmonth. We’re so proud …