Internet to the Rescue: 8 of Our Favorite Online Sources for Framing Art

Internet to the Rescue: 8 of Our Favorite Online Sources for Framing Art

Cara Gibbs
Feb 28, 2017
(Image credit: Framebridge)

We've all been there: you have piles of family photos, shots from past vacations stored on your laptop, pretty prints you picked up at a local art show rolled up in a closet. It's easy to put off gathering it all and taking it your local frame shop (not to mention, things can get pricey fast!). Well, leave the excuses behind you, because things just got a lot easier (and cheaper). These online framing services offer a range of options, streamline the process and keep your budget in check. Get started hanging ASAP!


Cost to frame matted 8x10: Starting at $79

The options may seem endless at Framebridge, but you'd be hard-pressed to find anything on this site that wasn't stylish and current, making your artwork and photos that much more special. They offer UV-protected acrylic, gilded bamboo, white-washed wood, and brushed silver. Whether you send in your artwork in the pre-paid mailer or upload a photo to have them print in their own digital studio, the process is quick and easy.


Cost to frame matted 8x10: Starting at $38.77

Perfect if you're looking to print and frame an image with a quick turnaround period and want to avoid a trip to the craft store. They also offer hardware purchasing for your framing convenience!

(Image credit: Framed and Matted)

Framed & Matted

Cost to frame matted 8x10: Starting at $85

The smaller selection at Framed & Matted is perfect for those who fall victim to paralysis of choice. They don't have an overwhelming amount of options, but what they do have is very well curated and their variety of matte colors is seriously unrivaled! Simply input the size of your print, pick a mat and frame, and in a matter of days, your custom frame can be up on your walls.


Cost to frame matted 8x12: $99.99

Looking to spend a few more bucks? We are obsessing over the ability to print our photos on high-grade, acid-free paper and then frame them with gallery-quality white mats.

(Image credit: Simply Framed)

Simply Framed

Cost to frame matted 8x10: Starting at $75

They're prepared to frame anything at Simply Framed—no seriously, anything! Scarves, canvases, keepsakes, you name it, they will figure out how to mount it properly. Their process removes all the guess work: either upload digital files or mail them whatever you need framed (with free shipping both ways).


Cost for 8x10: Starting at $49

It's easy to forego framing at this site, which offers so many appealing options on canvas. Similar to the other sites, you can upload your photos or art and you can also put together really great collages and triptychs. The process is seamless and it's a pretty quick turnaround of a few days.

(Image credit: Artifact Uprising)

Artifact Uprising

Cost to frame matted 8x10: Starting at $65

Think super chic when ordering from this online source. They are known for their high-end custom books, but their framing is pretty special, too. Chose from simple gallery frames, deep-set frames or their gorgeous floating frames with metal bolts (shown above).

(Image credit: Shutterfly)


Cost to frame matted 8x10: Starting at $99.99

No surprise here, but Shutterfly has really thought of everything! You might only think of them for their custom photo books, but their framing options are nothing to overlook. They have over 70 template varieties and matte and framing choices. You can even print on metal or canvas!

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