The Picture Framing Standard: Why Plaza Art’s Picture Framing Process is Second to None

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When it comes to custom picture framing, Plaza Art is known for its simple and efficient process that delivers expertly crafted frames. In this blog post, we will walk you through Plaza Art’s picture framing process, highlighting each step and showcasing why it’s the go-to destination for framing your artwork.

Visit the Custom Framing Counter

Getting started with Plaza Art’s framing process is incredibly easy. Simply visit the Custom Framing Counter at your local Plaza Art Store with the artwork you want to have framed. Walk-ins are always welcome, but if you prefer, you can call ahead and schedule an appointment with one of our framing specialists. This ensures that you receive dedicated attention and guidance throughout the framing process.

Designing the Perfect Frame

At Plaza Art, our framing specialists are passionate about helping you design the perfect frame for your artwork. They will take the time to understand your preferences, budget, and the unique characteristics of your piece. With their expertise and knowledge, they will guide you through the frame selection process, providing recommendations and answering any questions you may have. This personalized approach ensures that your frame design complements and enhances your artwork, reflecting your style and vision.

Placing Your Frame Order

Once you have finalized your frame design, our framing specialists will place your order. Your artwork is then stored safely until all the materials required for production are ready. This ensures that your piece is protected throughout the framing process, allowing us to deliver the highest quality results.

Order Completion and Pick-Up

When your frame order is complete, we will notify you that your artwork is ready for pick-up. Plaza Art takes pride in delivering exceptional craftsmanship, so the completion time is typically around three weeks. This allows us to give attention to every detail and ensure that your framed artwork meets the highest standards.

Expert Framing vs DIY: Why Plaza Art Will Save You Time and Headaches

While DIY framing might seem like a cost-effective option, entrusting your framing needs to Plaza Art’s expert framing services offers numerous benefits. Here’s why Plaza Art will save you time and headaches compared to the DIY approach:

Professional Expertise:

Plaza Art’s framing specialists have years of experience and expertise in handling a wide range of artwork. They understand the intricacies of frame selection, matting options, and mounting techniques, ensuring that your artwork is showcased in the most visually appealing and professional manner. By relying on their knowledge, you can have peace of mind knowing that your framing project is in capable hands.

Time-Saving Convenience:

DIY framing can be a time-consuming and challenging process, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the techniques and materials involved. Plaza Art’s framing services save you valuable time by handling all the steps involved in the framing process. From design consultation to material selection and production, their efficient workflow ensures that your artwork is framed in a timely manner, allowing you to focus on other aspects of your creative endeavors.

Quality Materials and Craftsmanship:

Plaza Art is committed to using high-quality materials to ensure the longevity and preservation of your artwork. From acid-free matting to UV-filtering glazing, they understand the importance of archival materials in protecting your artwork from fading, discoloration, and damage over time. Their attention to detail and commitment to craftsmanship ensure that your frame not only looks stunning but also provides the necessary protection for your cherished artwork.

Customization and Design Options:

Plaza Art offers a wide range of customization options to suit your individual preferences and artwork requirements. Their framing specialists work closely with you to understand your vision, providing expert advice and recommendations to create a frame design that enhances the visual impact of your artwork. With an extensive selection of frames, matting options, and finishes, Plaza Art allows you to customize your frame to reflect your unique style and artistic vision.

Secure Installation and Display:

Improper installation can lead to accidents or damage to your artwork. Plaza Art’s framing services include professional installation, ensuring that your framed artwork is securely mounted on the wall. Their framing specialists use appropriate hanging hardware and techniques to support the weight of your artwork, giving you peace of mind that your artwork is displayed safely and securely.

Plaza Art Framing Services for Anything and Everything!

Works on Canvas:

Our expert framing services are ideal for framing works on canvas, whether they are oil paintings, acrylics, or mixed media artworks. We provide custom frame designs that enhance the beauty of your canvas while providing proper support and protection.

Works on Paper:

From delicate watercolors to intricate drawings, Plaza Art specializes in framing works on paper. We understand the importance of using archival materials and techniques to ensure the preservation and longevity of your paper-based artworks.

Posters & Ephemera:

Turn your favorite posters and ephemera into stunning wall art with our custom framing options. We offer a variety of frames and matting options to elevate your posters, concert tickets, maps, and other paper-based memorabilia.

Photographs & Prints:

Preserve your cherished photographs and prints with Plaza Art’s custom framing services. We offer various frame styles and matting options to showcase your images in a way that enhances their visual impact and protects them for years to come.

Diplomas & Certificates:

Celebrate your achievements by framing your diplomas and certificates with elegance and pride. Our framing specialists will guide you in choosing the perfect frame and matting combination to display your accomplishments in a professional and stylish manner.

Sports Memorabilia:

Transform your sports memorabilia into impressive displays with our custom framing options. Whether it’s autographed jerseys, sports cards, or equipment, our framing experts will design a frame that highlights and protects your sports collectibles.

Textiles & Needlework:

Preserve and display your textile and needlework pieces with our specialized framing services. From delicate embroidery to intricate tapestries, we offer custom framing solutions that not only protect but also showcase the craftsmanship and beauty of your textiles.


Plaza Art’s simple, yet expertly managed picture framing process ensures that your artwork receives the care and attention it deserves. From the moment you visit our Custom Framing Counter to the final pick-up of your completed frame, our dedicated framing specialists are there to assist you every step of the way. With Plaza Art, you can trust that your artwork will be beautifully and professionally framed, reflecting your unique style and preserving your cherished memories.