How to Measure your Print
for Custom Framing & Matting

Measure the area of the print you want to view in your frame!
Here are some examples to help you!

Example A: Custom Framed to the print image 
                     In this example, print measurements are 28" Wide x 18" Height
                     & would produce the framing on the right.

measure to image          Framed to Image

Example B: Custom Framed with the paper borders kept on the print.
                     In this example, print measurements are 32" Wide x 24" Height
                     & would produce the framing on the right.

Measure Outer           Framed outer

Example C: Custom Framed with Single Layer Matting to the image 
                     In this example, print measurements are 28" Wide x 18" Height
                     & would produce the framing & matting on the right.

measure to image          SMF

                  

Example D: Custom Framed with Double Layer Matting to the image 
                     In this example, print measurements are 28" Wide x 18" Height 
                     & would produce the framing & matting on the right. 
                     The Mat color layer closest to the print is the INNER layer.
                     The mat color layer closest to the frame is the OUTER layer.

measure to image          DMF

                                                      The Outer Color of this Double mat is 2961 Cream Linen
                                                      The Inner Color of this Double mat is 3709 Pale Gold Metallic 
 

Example E: Custom Framed with Triple Layer Matting to the image 
                     In this example, print measurements are 28" Wide x 18" Height 
                     & would produce the framing & matting on the right. 
                     The mat color layer closest to the print is the INNER layer.
                     The mat color layer in between is the MIDDLE layer.
                     The mat color layer closest to the frame is the OUTER layer.

measure to image          TMF

                                                      The Outer Color of this triple mat is 2961 Cream Linen
                                                      The Middle Color of this triple mat is 3709 Pale Gold Metallic 
                                                      The Inner Color of this triple mat is 1045 Grass Green
                  

Example F: Custom Framing for a stretched canvas 
    In this example, the canvas measurements are 28" Wide x 18" Height x 1" Deep. 
    & would produce the framing shown on the right. 
     Please note: We do not  offer canvas stretching!
                            But we will gladly make a frame for your already stretched canvas!

Measure Canvas          Framed Canvas

                                                     

 

 

 

 

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and cannot be downloaded, copied or used without written permission. 

Framations Custom Framing & Art Gallery ~ 218 North Main Street ~ St Charles, Missouri 63301 ~ (636)724-8313