When you have a picture that you want framed you can go to most department stores or craft shops and pick up a picture frame and put the picture inside hoping that the picture will look good inside the frame you chose. For many people if the picture you want framed is special you want to make sure that it is done right and will look great hanging on your wall. One important aspect of picture framing is the mat which is where the picture is placed. If this is out of your league and you are not sure which one is the best then you should let custom frames Melbourne frame that special picture. One thing that is important when choosing which frame mat style you want to use is what color and texture of the mat board surface will make your photo standout and be something you are proud to display on your walls.
Here are three different types of picture frame mats
• Single mat, equal borders—this is the basic standard mat that you will find in most ready-to-use picture frames. It has equal widths are around and will give your picture a straight forward presentation.
• Numerous opening mats—this type of mat has multiple openings cut into the mat to allow a display of more than one picture. This might be one that you can consider if you have more than one photo of a special occasion that you want to display but picture framing Melbourne will help you decide that. The openings in the mat can be a variety of different sizes and shapes. In addition to showing off photos it can also be used to show off other collections like stamps or trading cards. If you choose this type of frame mat custom framing Melbourne suggests that you choose a frame that is plain silver plated or colored wood picture frames.
• Double mats—this is two mats over each other with approximately one half inch to one eight inch of the bottom mat revealed within the opening of the top mat. Most of the time they are two different colors but can both be the same color. Using this type of frame mat helps to create physical and visual depth giving the framed photo a more professional, finished look.
These are just a few of the different frame mat styles that you can choose from picture framing Melbourne. Make sure that you take your pictures with your to see how they look on the various mats.