S.Shepherd/Westheimer: 713-526-1569
Woodway/Voss: 713-463-7602

Spring Colors: Bold Trend Continues

    Each year, Pantone, the company that defines color — reports on design color trends. Drawing on fashion prototypes and the latest graphic design, Pantone tends to spot some of the tones and shades that will be “in” for the next few years. This year, the palette is again bold, bright, saturated, and organic. […]

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Textured Mats Add Appeal

This cool retro anime piece designed with a silver washed blue tinted frame and a really unusual chambray tweed mat — which adds a textural and tonal aesthetic to the piece. Simple doesn’t have to be boring! Fabric in framing examples: […]

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Linen mats for custom picture framing

Linen Mats Add Flair to Custom Framing

If you thought mats were flat and boring, you were wrong! This original charcoal features a top, dark-olive linent mat, with a black bottom mat and filet to match the Larson-Juhl frame. Non-reflective, premium museum glass tops of this elegant piece. […]

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Custom framed childrens art

Children’s Art (upgrade from refrigerator magnets)

Children love to see their artwork on display — why not frame a favorite piece as a gift this year? Kids (of ALL ages) will enjoy decorating their space now, and the gift will become more precious as years go by. GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE. Call, visit, or message either of our stores today. […]

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Custom picture framing for christmas

In a Holiday Moo’d?

Maybe cow or western art doesn’t always scream “Christmas,” but that’s no reason not to give the gift of custom framing. At Fastframe there is still time to frame in time Christmas, or to order gift certificates. And we know we’re milking it, but we really can frame udderly anything! Pictured: A floater frame (description […]

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Houston astros 2 x 2 custom picture frame

Still Time to Frame Great Gifts!

There is still time to custom frame for the holidays — including perfect, personalized gifts for Astros fans! Pictured here, four Astros illustrations, set in a single, real wood frame with double-mats, 99% UV resistant glass, acid free materials and glues to ensure this piece will look great for a long, long time. Fastframe frames […]

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Picture Frame gift with Santa

Frame Now for The Holidays

Personalized gifts make the best gifts — and we can frame almost anything.  Over 2,000 frame styles IN STOCK! Gift certificates available. We can add engraving, insets and more to any project– it’s up to the imagination Sports jerseys, memorabilia — including expert jersey and fabric folding and mounting (like this autographed boxing robe), boxing […]

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Framed SI Astros Covers

We framed Sports Illustrated’s commemorative re-print heralding their prediction that the Houston Astros would be 2017 WS champs along with the commemorative issue of the cover saying it came true! The more ideas we and our customers come up with to celebrate the Astros WS Champs, the less wall space we have! Framed locally in […]

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Houston Astros Chronicle Cover Thumb

Frame Up That Sweet Astros Headline!

We’re FAR from done celebrating the official headline in the Houston Chronicle reporting the Astros World Series win — we framed up the front page and we think it’s such a good idea we may frame more just to display in our own offices and homes! As always, our 100% use of preservation grade materials […]

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Framed Houston Astros Jersey Altuve

Houston Astros Jersey Framing!

Jerseys, photos, posters, ticket-stubs, game programs — why not an Astros collage? We can frame all your World Series Champions Houston Astros memorabilia, and frame it exactly as you want it. Pictured here, an Altuve jersey in a simple, shadowbox frame. Go Astros! CALL OR SEND US A NOTE TODAY FOR PRICING AND TO EXPLORE […]

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Featured: Havana Collection

We think Larson-Juhl’s Havana collection is a wonderful fit for Houston. Rich wood tones reminiscent of classic, upscale, Houston style – from boardrooms to fine dining rooms. Of course, we proudly carry Larson-Juhl mouldings at both of our Houston Frame Shops. CALL 713-526-1569 (S. Shepherd & Westheimer) CALL 713-463-7602 (Woodway & Voss) […]

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Heirloom Charcoal in Roma Custom Frame

A customer recently brought us this beautiful charcoal portrait, done by a relative of the customer a century or more ago. We’re the perfect choice for framing valuable and irreplaceable art; our professional picture framers routinely handle critical-quality projects, and of course, we are bonded and insured. We frame it right the first time. The […]

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Video: Make Memories Last

A video from our friends at moulding supplier Larson Juhl nicely captures the fleeting nature of precious once-in-a-lifetime moments, and the importance of preserving cherished memories. If you’re a first-time custom picture framer, we’re the shop for you. We love helping those new to the process –we’ll take the mystery out it, and make your […]

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Summer memories that last all year

Family vacations are a special time — a memorable time. Time away from work and day-to-day pressures, time to simply enjoy the company of your friends and family. Don’t let photographs on your smart phone fade away into the depths of some hard drive. Purpose those pictures as you intended — to be seen, to […]

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medals, military, flag, patriotic picture framing

Patriotic Picture Framing

Our friends at Larson-Juhl compiled some compelling, patriotic-themed, picture framing examples as July 4 approached. We frame medals, uniforms, mementos, flags, etc. — and can elegantly combine items in a single, protective showcase — and we do it year-round, not just on patriotic holidays! Call, visit, or drop us a note of inquiry about your […]

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Landscape in closed corner (new look) frame

Picture Frame Trends

This 12×16 graphic landscape is set in a closed corner frame (New Look Frames). The tarnished silk liner adds texture and subtle, rustic overtones. We frame similar pieces for our store display windows, and as we cycle them out, sell them at discount — fully framed — in our stores. Be sure to stop in […]

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Harvard Diploma with silk matte in Larson-Juhl frame

It’s Graduation Season!

Proudly display educational achievements for years to come in a UV protective, acid-free custom picture frame setting. Match school colors with our broad selection of mats! We can make clean, simple diploma frames, or more storied pieces with inset graduation photos, tassels, and other mementos of this special accomplishment. Pictured here, a traditional, clean setting […]

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Art Deco Picture Frame

Picture Framing – Transformative Styles

Make it yours. Break from “traditional” picture framing themes based on the artwork in order to create versatile display pieces, or to visually coordinate an eclectic ensemble of works. Pictured: We used a Larson-Juhl frame (H4 collection) to transform this old-world-style portrait into a more contemporary piece with art deco flair. […]

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We Frame Large Art

We’re fully equipped to handle your large artwork and canvas sizes, from life-sized to grandly out-sized gallery pieces. This figurative canvas original is mounted on grey linen and framed in a Roma float (style #17255087). Final size (measurement including frame) is 81″ x 40″. […]

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Reflective Picture Frame / Garbo

This reflective / mirror-like frame-style offers an art-deco feel to this Greta Garbo poster. The frame style is from Larson Juhl (selection 391320). We used a white acid free mat and acrylic glazing to achieve the finished look. […]

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old violin in shadowbox picture frame

Antique Violin in Shadowbox

This heirloom violin was framed in hand-crafted, Max Moulding “Focal Point” in Dark Plum. A Crescent Suede mat offers background texture, and the showcase is topped with Conservation Clear Acrylic. Most folks think of “pictures” when it comes to “picture framing, but much of the work we do does NOT involve flat artwork — and […]

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Sports jersey from mike ditka's superbowl cigar party

Sports Jersey, Cigar – Thematic Picture Framing

Wrapped for delivery and pictured here, a sports jersey and collage of representative items from Mike Ditka’s Superbowl cigar party framed in Monarch moulding with splash of color in the matting. The use of pictures, items (in this case including an actual cigar!), tickets, and descriptive engravings enhance and personalize basic sports jersey framing. This […]

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Horshshoe in burlwood frame with burlap-style mat

Rodeo & Western Picture Framing

Rodeo and western art fans, we’ve got a huge selection of rustic, western-style picture frames and mat materials for you! Pictured example: framed horseshoe using the new crescent select burlap matting with omega moulding Harrison collection burlwood frame. Whether you have western artwork, memorabilia, rodeo awards (all-around cowboy belt buckles, anyone?), 4-H or other livestock […]

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Flag and certificate in combination shadowbox picture frame

Display Framing – Flag & Certificate

The phrase “picture framing” is limiting — it’s about far more than pictures. We think “display framing” is more accurate considering “display” is the primary reason to frame! The shadowbox pictured, featuring a flag arranged and shadowbox framed with a related certificate, demonstrates that “display framing” is extremely flexible, and places no limits on what’s […]

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picture framing for valentine's day framed gifts

Valentine’s Day – Great Framing Gifts

Why not frame something they love this Valentine’s Day? In lieu of (or addition to!) traditional flowers or chocolate, why not give a personalized gift? From cherished family photographs to mementos of your relationship, to hand-made artwork expressing love — Fastframe Houston can frame it. Custom framed gifts by Fastframe are also enduring (unlike flowers […]

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