The PAPER COLLECTOR in DOWNTOWN ST. CLOUD provides the finest in art
and framing. . With our expert help anyone can find a frame design
that shows off personal style and interest.|
There are a few things to consider when framing:
- Pick an experienced frame shop, one with knowledge of
preservation framing, an understanding of design and just as
important- prompt quality service.
- You need custom framing that reflects your personal taste,
protects your art and presents a whole, finished subject.
- Start by choosing a mat or frame that enhances the art. If your
art is right for your area then the whole room will work. With us
you will find a variety of frame and mat possibilities. We even
encourage taking home samples to see in your lighting and with your
room. A watercolor or print usually needs a mat and glass. The mat
raises the glass off the art and provides a resting place for the
eye. An oil or acrylic painting has only a frame or frame with
- The quality of mats and frames has been much improved in the last
years. All of our mats and backing are of conservation quality. We
offer regular glass, non-glare glass, conservation glass and
- Finally, our framers will not sell you framing designs too trendy
or ornate for the art. At all times we respect the work of the
artist. What we send home will not be a reflection of our framing
ego at the cost of your art work, pocket book or life style.
DISCOVER – how easily you can freshen, update and invigorate your
home or office with art. Sometimes an old piece just needs new mats
or a better frame. An important guide line is THE WIDER THE FRAME
THE MORE IMPORTANT THE ART LOOKS.
DISCOVER – an exciting variety of new releases by major art
publishers. We stock over a 1,000 pieces of art from abstracts to
traditional, landscapes to golf, open editions to originals, LOCAL
ARTISTS and international.
DISCOVER – an antique inventory of old maps, hand colored
botanicals, early postcards, sheet music and used books. A GREAT
SOURCE FOR THE EPHEMERA COLLECTOR!