I’ve never purchased art for the matting, until now. Set a quarter-inch deep with a massive white border, the matting makes this tiny picture seem so grand. Prints rarely even come this small (or warrant such a big frame) but if you look into the collectible world of early 20th-century cigarette trading cards, you’ll find ...

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Framing ideas for Records

Without decorating our apartment with Statue of Liberty figurines and Sopranos posters, we wanted to give our Hoboken apartment a sense of place. To do this, there is no man better than Frank Sinatra. Ol' Blue Eyes was born in Hoboken on December 12, 1915 and the town has been touting him ever since. Contributing to ...

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design-ideas-artists-tour.

I'm a big museum fan but if given the choice to see the art in the climate-controlled rooms of the Met or the studio where art is being made, I'll choose the latter. That said, the Jersey City Artist Studio Tour might have been my dream exhibition. In its 19th year, the two-day festival doesn't ...

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