Where can I get my paintings framed (at low cost) ?

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Where can I get my paintings framed (at low cost) ?

Post by shuchita » Mon, 22 Jun 2009 2:40 pm

I have some artwork that I'd like to get framed (around 50 pieces) so I asked around a few places but most of the quotes were quite costly.

(for 80cm x 55cm)
Golden Dragon (Chinatown) - S$50-70
Spotlight (Plaza Singapura) - S$60-80

so far Ikea seems the cheapest at S$29.

Any other places ?

Thanks :-)

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Post by jpatokal » Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:41 am

Buy cheapo frames at IKEA and plop the works in yourself? The problem is that non-professional framing jobs don't last very long in this heat and humidity...
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Re: Where can I get my paintings framed (at low cost) ?

Post by mrdodge » Tue, 23 Jun 2009 3:47 pm

shuchita wrote:I have some artwork that I'd like to get framed (around 50 pieces) so I asked around a few places but most of the quotes were quite costly.

(for 80cm x 55cm)
Golden Dragon (Chinatown) - S$50-70
Spotlight (Plaza Singapura) - S$60-80

so far Ikea seems the cheapest at S$29.

Any other places ?

Thanks :-)
What is the value of the artwork? Not only will cheap frames not last long, but they will also detract from the art itself - assuming they are any good of course.

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Post by carolynW » Wed, 24 Jun 2009 2:33 pm

I don't know if this is an option for you but see if you can get any references in Malaysia, drive there, frame and bring back? I do that most of the time. Otherwise here I use Caine's Framers, esp. for bulk he is reasonable.

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