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Double Check Your Opening Size!

Your opening size matches a common artwork size. Opening size should be 1/2" smaller than your artwork size to avoid gaps. If you entered your artwork size by mistake, select "correct opening size" before adding to cart.

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Consider Archival Matting

You have selected an archival backing board with a non-archival mat. Please select a Crescent® Select mat if you need archival matting.

Standard Core

The core of a matte exposed at the inner edge when cut and comes in various colors.

Standard Core has an off-white coloring. This coloring may change over time depending on light exposure.

White Core

The core of a matte exposed at the inner edge when cut and comes in various colors.

White Core is guaranteed to retain it's true white color over time.

Black Core

The core of a matte exposed at the inner edge when cut and comes in various colors.

Black Core is guaranteed to retain it's original color and can provide nice contrast in certain applications.

Why are Show Bags Not Available?

Our show bags are only available in the following sizes to ensure a snug, professional fit: 5"x7", 8"x10", 9"x12", 11"x14", 12"x12", 12"x16", 12"x18", 14"x18", 16"x20", 18"x24", 20"x24" & 20"x30".

Consider Keeping Plexiglass

You have selected a picture frame. We highly recommend keeping your Plexiglass selection when ordering a frame.

Consider Keeping Backing Board

You have selected a picture frame. We highly recommend keeping your backing board selection when ordering a frame.

Wider Frame Selection Required!

The 1 1/8" frame can bend or flex, or get damaged in shipping for sizes over 30" x 30". We have selected the equivalent 2" frame to ensure your frame arrives safely and is of excellent quality.

What Size Should I Enter?

If you are planning on framing this matte, your outer size should match the size of the inside of your picture frame, the same as the glass size. If this is not meant for a picture frame, you can enter any size that fits your specific needs.

Note: We do not carry over-size (over 32" x 40") picture matting at this time.

What Is An Offset?

The offset will shift your mat up vertically. There is no extra charge. Margins are measured from the outside to the opening, which means they include the bottom mat in a double mat.

Ensure your mat is in the correct orientation, (landscape/portrait) by using the rotate button on the preview.

Top Center is the most common off-set, it means the TOP and SIDE margins are equal.

What is a Reveal?

The term "Reveal" refers to how wide the bottom mat is. The standard size is typically 1/4" but you can choose to increase that to 3/8" or 1/2" if desired.

Opening Size Is Too Small!

Your opening size was too small for a double mat order because there isn't enough room to have a proper reveal. We have cleared your previously selected opening size so you can enter a new one.

Backing Board

Backing boards are used to protect the back of your image, they are separate uncut pieces.

We custom cut our backing boards to match the outer size of your matboard.

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Glazing Options

Plexiglass is a great alternative for glass that is durable and clear.

We custom cut our plexiglass to fit your matboard outer size and to fit snugly with our frames.

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Frame Options

We offer MDF wood frames two colors & in wide and slim formats.

We recommend Foam Backing and Plexiglass with your frame to complete the set.

Frames are custom cut to fit your matboard size & come with saw tooth hangers.

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Show Bags

Show bags are used to protect your art work.

They are available for:

5"x7", 8"x10", 9"x12", 11"x14", 12"x12", 12"x16", 12"x18", 14"x18" 16"x20", 18"x24", 20"x24", 22"x28" & 20"x30" sized mats only.

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How We Calculate Price

Factors Affecting Price Factors Not Affecting Price
  • Chosen Mat Product/Core
  • Adjusting Outer Size
  • Selecting a Bottom Mat
  • Adding Accessories
  • Changing the Quantity *
  • Changing Colors
  • Adjusting Opening Size
* Increasing the quantity will actually decrease the price!
See our price list for more information on volume pricing.
  • 1.
    Choose Mat Type
  • 2.
    Choose Top Color
  • 3.
    Choose Bottom Color
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Standard Berkshire Mats Decorative Crescent® Mats Conservation Crescent® Select
  • Most Economical Option
  • More Color Choices
  • 0.040" Thickness (4 PLY)
  • For Posters & Decorative Art
  • For Reprints
  • 45 Degree Bevelled Edge
  • Available in Standard, White & Black Core
  • Learn More

Berkshire mattes meet the continually evolving demand for creating trend-setting framed wall décor. Take advantage of a palette with hundreds of vivid colors to create an endless array of design combinations. Posters and reprints can be matted using this product. More info

  • Recommended for Home Use
  • Thicker than Standard
  • 0.048" Thickness (4 PLY)
  • For Posters & Decorative Art
  • For Reprints
  • 45 Degree Bevelled Edge
  • Available in Standard, White & Black Core
  • Learn More

Take a step up in quality with Crescent® Decorative Picture Mats, an excellent choice for home or gallery use! Your crafts, posters and decorative framing needs will be met comfortably by Crescent® Decorative Mats. Decorative picture matboards are 25% thicker than Berkshire mats and are a great choice for art shows and galleries. More info.

  • For Protecting Valuable Art
  • Acid Free & Thickest Option
  • 0.052" Thickness (4 PLY)
  • 0.120" Thickness (8 PLY)
  • For Fine Art Prints & Photography
  • 45 Degree Bevelled Edge
  • Available in White & Black Core
  • Learn More

Conservation photo mats by Crescent® (Crescent® Select) are our highest quality photo matboards. It is ideal for use with fine art and professional photography, as well as any other highly valued fine art including limited editions. The acid free construction will ensure your valuable art is protected for years to come. More info

Select Core (Click Within Box): Select Core (Click Within Box): Select Core for 4-Ply (Click Within Box):
from 45¢
from 56¢
from 71¢
from 79¢
from 83¢
from 94¢
from $1.08
from $1.27
Suede Matboards (Click Within Box): Select Core for 8-Ply (Click Within Box):new pre cut matting, 8 ply
from $2.12
from $2.80
from $3.26
* Sample Prices Based on 1000 or more 8" x 10" Single Mats
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type in a mat color or description. eg: 'green' or 'pistachio'
* Our photo mats have been sorted here in order of decreasing brightness. White colored mats go from bright white down to cream.
Filter Mats:

type in a mat color or description. eg: 'green' or 'pistachio'
* Our photo mats have been sorted here in order of decreasing brightness. White colored mats go from bright white down to cream.
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Custom Designs Available

Matboard and More® can do just about any custom matting design you want, in any available color & size! Pre cut matting to make your life easier! Contact us for more detail.

Pre cut mat board in any design available at Matboard and More

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Opening Size Calculator

Matboard should cover a small amount of the artwork to ensure that there are no visible gaps. This means your opening size will be slightly smaller than your artwork size. All opening are beveled. Check our opening size calculator to figure out exactly what opening size you should use. Enter the big green dimensions in the box below the "?".

Enter Artwork Size:

Your Opening Size:
7 ½" x 9 ½"

Opening Size Calculator

Matboard should cover a small amount of the artwork to ensure that there are no visible gaps. This means your opening size will be slightly smaller than your artwork size. All opening are beveled. Check our opening size calculator to figure out exactly what opening size you should use. Enter the big green dimensions in the box below the "?".

Enter Artwork Size:

Your Opening Size:
7 ½" x 9 ½"

How to Order

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how to order matboards
  • Choose Mat TypePick a matboard type that has the thickness, acidity protection and core color to match your needs. Decorative White Core is the most popular type and is pre-selected.
  • Choose Top ColorChoose the main color for your mat from the drop down. Colors vary by mat type.
  • Choose Bottom Color (Optional)Choose a secondary accent color mat from the drop down for a double mat. The reveal option determines how much of the bottom mat shows. Colors vary by mat type.
  • Enter Your SizeEnter your outer and opening sizes. Outer size matches the frame. Opening size is 1/4-1/2" smaller than the art work.
  • Choose Accessories (Optional)Choose frames, backing boards, plexiglass and show bags to go with your matting.
4.
Enter Your Size
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5.
Choose Accessories