Frame & Glass Repair
What Our Customers Are Saying
When you visit the Frame & Art Shop you are guaranteed to find quality work and personal service that can’t be beat. We pride ourselves in designing and producing only the best in custom picture framing at affordable prices. All work is done on site with next day service available.
We offer a wide variety of over 2000 picture frame mouldings to choose from. Our selection includes everything from the simplest contemporary metal frame to the most elaborate ornate museum frame and everything in-between. From paper to silk our vast selection of matboard is impressive. With a state of the art computerized mat cutter we can meet all your design needs. We also offer 6 different types of glazing to protect your artwork, including the invisible museum glass. You have to see it to believe it!
Our Art Gallery carries 100’s of prints to choose from. With art catalogs available in house and online our friendly staff can help you find that exact piece you are looking for.
Frame and Art Shop looks forward to serving you!
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3027-103 Capital Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
TUES – FRI 10:00 – 5:30
SATURDAY 10:00 – 4:00
Frequently Asked Questions
Most orders are completed within 14 days. More complicated designs such as shadow boxes, stitchery and multiple opening mats may take up to 3 weeks.
Absolutely NOT! All framing is done in-house. We have the latest technology and equipment to ensure that everything needed to frame your piece is at our fingertips. The workshop is located next to the gallery. We design and frame at the same location.
The cost will depend on a number of factors. All frames are priced per foot ranging from $6 to $55 per foot. We have over 2,000 styles to choose from. The mats comes in a range of textures from paper to silk with 6 tiers of pricing. We also have 5 different types of glazing which has a variety of pricing. We can do very simple or complex designs. We offer free quotes!
Yes, our ready-made frames are marked 20% off, and we have house mouldings always available in stock that are less expensive. We also have an ever-changing selection of discounted mats at half price. We also give discounts on larger quantity orders with the same frame moulding. If you sign up for our newsletter you’ll receive promotions throughout the year.
Yes, we can make that happen. Selections are limited to supplies in stock. We have ready-made frames, house moldings and a huge selection of mats always available. We can always order any frame to be delivered overnight for an additional charge. We ask that you only “cry wolf” when absolutely necessary. This enables us to take care of customers with emergencies such as funerals and last-minute gifts.
We carry five different types of glazing. Regular clear, conservation clear, conservation reflection control (also known as non-glare), museum and acrylic. Our preferred supplier is Tru-Vue®. They are the industry supplier leader in quality and technology. We recommend museum glass. It is an invisible glass that gives your artwork 99% UV protection. Our customers love it; you’ll have to see it to believe it. We always suggest a glass that blocks out UV rays to protect your artwork from fading.
Yes, shadow box framing is our specialty. We create a box with mats, then hand sew the jersey directly to the mat board. It’s a little time-consuming but this will ensure it will last forever. Check out our social media sites for some examples.
Yes, here at the Frame & Art Shop we specialize in needlework, cross-stitch and tapestries. As a matter-of-fact Cindy, the owner, used to teach cross-stitch classes back in the 80’s and that’s how she first started her framing career. We always encase your piece in acid-free materials to ensure it will last forever.
Absolutely. We have a computerized mat cutter and can cut multiple windows to accommodate your pictures, photos and memorabilia. Just bring in all your items and we will arrange them to fit in one frame.
Yes, we have multiple size strainer bars and can stretch your canvas on it. Depending on the presentation (with or without a frame) will determine how we suggest to wrap it. We have samples in the store to show you the difference between gallery and museum wrap.
Dry mounting permanently attaches and flattens your artwork onto a backing board. The process is primarily aesthetic removing small wrinkles and creases as well as reducing the continual effects of rippling. The process is permanent. As your design consultant we can explain the best method suited for your artwork. Heat and pressure and combined using a Dry Mount Press.
Any artwork of value, either monetary or sentimental, should never be dry mounted. This would include original works of art, limited editions, signed or collectible art and artwork susceptible to melting or containing an oil-based product should not be dry mounted. This includes wax, pastel or charcoal based art. Also items that are thermographic should not be dry mounted this includes sporting event/concert tickets and certain types of jigsaw puzzles to name a few.
Absolutely! Owner Cindy and her trained staff will give you a detailed design consultation using the latest technology for your treasured artwork and memorabilia. With over 2000 frames and mats to choose from, they will use color and style techniques to show you different ways to compliment your piece. But Cindy has more than training, she has passion and truly loves her craft! She will meet with you and learn about you – your personal style, preferences, design requirements, etc. – then use her decades of experience to match your style with the perfect frame design. From mats to frames to glass, she will walk you through the process of creating a piece of art that is tailored specifically to you and one that you will treasure for a lifetime.