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Offline Emily

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Frames?
« on: December 02, 2013, 12:00:35 PM »
Where's a good place to get cheap frames that don't look cheap? Haha.

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Re: Frames?
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2013, 01:49:04 PM »
Michaels always has discounts on their frames.
I also find that some discount stores like TJMaxx or Tuesday Morning has new frames for cheap, some of them very good looking. It is just old stock they can't sell.
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Re: Frames?
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2013, 05:53:15 PM »
Yardsales! You can find great frames for change!
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Re: Frames?
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2013, 07:23:55 PM »
Thanks!  :)

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Re: Frames?
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 08:04:23 PM »
Clearbags.com  My daughter is a photographer and gets most of her supplies for art shows there.  Not sure if they have frames but it's worth the look.  They are very inexpensive!
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Re: Frames?
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 08:31:36 PM »
I've had really good luck with Ikea.

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Re: Frames?
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2014, 08:50:50 PM »
I second IKEA! :) They have pretty simple matte black and white frames that look very minimalistic.

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Re: Frames?
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2014, 07:22:46 AM »
I always buy used frames and just spraypaint with a high gloss, but I'm usually going for like an antiqued look anyway.  Thrift Stores and garage sales always have great finds!
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Re: Frames?
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2014, 09:13:06 PM »
Thank you, everyone! I'll have to keep my eyes peeled.  :)

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Re: Frames?
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2014, 12:26:15 AM »
One more thought!  :D If you are just looking to build up your supply, I would suggest using the 40% off coupon from Michaels and/or HobbyLobby to pick them up on the weeks you don't need anything. Also, like Schin said, they typically go 40-50% so watch the fliers and you might be able to pick up some great ones.

I have found some beautiful frames at Marshalls.
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