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Fine Custom Framing

Almost Anything can be Professionally Framed at Low Cost.

Home, Office, Commercial, Museum

Ask around -- Throughout the decades Carlson's Framing is known for impeccable Framing !

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Full personal framing service with designer guidance, is available at:
111 East Front Street, Wheaton, IL 60187 - 630-668-4000

Drop off and Pickup service and a basic framing selection is also available at:
209 South Main Street, Lombard, Illinois 60148 - 630-627-4000

Your framing can be as simple as:

 1-Pick a Frame >> 2-Pick a Mat >> 3-Pick up when done.

OR Totally Custom

Custom Style & Size Frame >> Custom Shape Mat >> Custom Glass >> And More below

The Strange and the Weird -- Please bring it in, it makes our day

Standard pictures, prints, paintings and sport paraphernalia -- Carlson's frames these every day

We can do it all for you or you may just buy the framing pieces and parts custom sized to assemble it yourself

Knowledgeable and helpful staff!
Carlson's framing pride ourselves in offering attractively designed framing solutions that are appropriate to the artwork being framed as a cost efficient as practical or with a full range of pricing choices. We are happy to and most often do, start at the "low end" fully explaining differences in qualities and relative benefits.

Carlson's framing always handles your artwork with respect throughout the framing process.

We do not oversell!
In many other framing shops "enhancement" of framing projects are "up sold" with overly expensive matting, glass options, and unnecessary custom frames when a standard one is available.

We provide a full array of repairs services for your current framed artwork: broken glass replacement, new matting, or just the hanging wires and hardware.

Carlson's Framing will even assemble any framing parts that you bring in; frame, matting, glass and artwork into a complete professionally finished ready to hang.

When Custom-made frames are necessary - Custom sizes and shapes are available,
(Sorry, custom frame shapes exclude any with curves in the shape)

Custom Photo frames, Custom Picture frames, Custom Art Work frames, Custom Sport memorabilia frames

Ready made frames - standard sizes, quicker, fewer decisions.

Wood frame, Metal frames; some with premade matting.

Near custom - Metal Sectional frames are in stock for low price custom look.

Basic ready-made frames including standard mats in standard sizes (i.e. 8-1/2 X 11 etc)

Custom made mats - any shape, size, curves or color made on our CNC mat cutter.

Make your Family photo stand out with custom shape mats.

Ready-made mats - many colors and sizes.

Museum mounting with UV reduction glazing and Museum quality Framing, mounting, mating available.

Glass -- Regular, Non-glare, Conservation glass and anti-ultra-violet glass or Plexiglas regular or non-glare in stock.

We can also frame your mirror install a new mirror (for types click here) into your frame or a new custom frame or a stock frame.

Our Capabilities

Remember, get your work in for framing as early as possible before the December holidays.

Standard or customized framing expertly done.

Carlson's framing have been framing odd and unusual items for many years. Experience makes us the experts.

Dry mounting of art  --  Large dry mount machines on site.

Stretching of fabric and/or mounting of fabric art and clothing

Many years of experience - call our experts with any questions.

Photographs -- Lots and lots

Canvas -- Definitely lots

Hardboard -- Done everyday

Sport items (i.e. shirts, pants, shoes, flags, tickets, programs, signed pictures, pictures, balls, bats, posters, hats, coats, sticks, helmets, pads, uniforms, hair clippings, baseball cards, sports cards, gum cards, and even old gum your favorite player chewed)(we draw the line at gum, any other chew is just way too gross)

Music items (i.e. shirts, tickets, programs, signed pictures, pictures, posters, hats, coats, records, tapes, music, drum sticks, drum heads, hair clippings, guitar picks, anime costumes, Halloween costumes, theatrical costumes, complete costumes)

And More!

Our largest framing store is at 111 East Front Street, Wheaton, Illinois

With Stores in: Wheaton and Lombard
Serving: Central Dupage County, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Lombard, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Bloomingdale, Roselle, Medinah, Bartlett, Wayne, Hanover park, St Charles, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Winfield, Warrenville, Batavia, Naperville, Lisle, Westmont, Oak brook, Oakbrook Terrace, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, Flowerfield.

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