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4 Tips for Finding the Right Frame For Your Vintage Art Print

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Investing in vintage art prints is a great idea if you want something elegant and classic to adorn the walls of your living or office space. After you buy the print, you can add to its beauty and enhance the aesthetics by framing it. Framing doesn’t just improve the presentation of the print but also helps preserve it.

If you are unsure about choosing the right frame for your art print, here are some few tips that will help you in the process:

1. Do not opt for overly ornate frames.
Your art print should be the focus, even with the frame around it. The frame should not take away from the meaning of the artwork, which is why extravagant, ornate frames are a strict no-no. In addition to carefully choosing the design or color of the frame, you also need to pick the right material, which will allow the art print to stand out. Simple frames are always the best option.

2. Be prepared to pay a high price for the frame.
Framing your art print can sometimes be expensive, especially if you choose high-quality materials. While this does not mean that you cannot find inexpensive frames for your prints, you also need to remember that they will also make your print look inexpensive. The costs are also driven up by the skill and expertise required for framing.

3. Complementary framing is a functional choice.
You need to consider where you plan to display the artwork. And that is why the frame must complement the tone and look of the print. Complementary framing gives you the flexibility to hang it wherever you want, which means that you will not be stuck in a decor conundrum when you want to move the piece to a new location.
 
4. Always enlist the help of professionals.
Framing is a laborious process. You need to be knowledgeable about sizing, materials, proportions, techniques and so much more. Professionals are trained in the art of framing and will be able to provide you with the best possible quality and finishing.

Don’t own a vintage history print yet? Come; take a look at our selection of beautiful vintage history prints at Sandtique Rare Prints. Our hand-colored prints will surely be a great addition to your living space or office decor.


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