I’m so excited to share this new website with you — framed & matted. The founders, Chrissy and Matt Droessler, were unhappy with the options for finding custom frames on the market and took it upon themselves to change it. Damn I love entrepreneurs. I’ve actually had the same problem over the years so I am really excited for their new venture. I will probably be purchasing frames from them for the rest of my life.
The framed & matted philosophy alone will make you want to order from them:
framed & matted was conceived with the belief that high quality custom framing should be affordable and approachable. Using only the highest quality materials coupled with a simple and intuitive ordering process, framed & matted has rethought online custom framing from the ground up.
Offering a curated selection of classic frames and mats, framed & matted simplifies the custom framing experience to help our customers find the perfect frame at an exceptional value.
I can vouch for the quality. I received my order so quickly, and they were more than willing to answer my “how white is the ice white mat” questions. Something surprising — the frames are so light! I ordered mostly the Landon frame, and being light makes it easier for me to deal with. We have plaster walls, so nails don’t go in very far and I’m always worried things are going to fall!
I ordered nine frames so as soon as they arrived, I got right to work putting my artwork in them. It does take a little time so you’ll want to plan for that.
First I put a blanket or towel down on your table so I didn’t scratch the frame or the table. Then I picked my first frame and took it apart. I used my painting palette knife to get the little metal things up because well, I like my manicure. Continue reading…