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3 Tips To Properly Frame A Picture

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips To Properly Frame A Picture

The frame of a picture is just more than a tidy border. It can add to the value of a picture and help to enhance it, and so selecting the right frame is important. Here are some tips to help you find the right frame for your pictures.  Focus on the Picture Before starting your search for a frame, you need to take an assessment of the picture that is being framed. You need to know what the medium is, whether or not it is casual or formal, and what you want to accomplish with the piece. For instance, if the picture is brightly colored, you...

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Crossing The Finish Line: How To Prepare Your Cross-Stitched Piece For A Winning Display After The Stitching Is Done

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Crossing The Finish Line: How To Prepare Your Cross-Stitched Piece For A Winning Display After The Stitching Is Done

Finishing a cross-stitched project is exciting and rewarding. You’ve spent many hours making sure each stitch was perfectly placed on the fabric. You’ve taken care to choose the perfect color of thread to bring your piece to life, and you can’t wait to proudly display your project for everyone to see. Proper stitching techniques and the right thread are important to the outcome of a project, but properly preparing your finished piece for display is also vital. From laundering your piece to choosing the right frame, the...

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