For All Occasions. All of Them.

For All Occasions. All of Them.

A lovely custom matboard and beautiful frame displaying a photo from a wedding

While matboards are mainly used in regular frames to hold a single picture, there is much more you can do with them. While our website  can only take single opening matboard orders, you can email us anytime to get a quote on something with a little more going on. What do we mean by that? And when would you need a special mat like this? We’ll show you.

A custom matboard and frame displaying several classic histortical postcards

Here is a simple example of a Custom Mat. For this design, the customer had several classic postcards they wanted to display together. Rather than having side-by-side frames, the customer was both insightful and thrifty, and chose to mat and frame them together. Not only does the multiple opening design look better and link the pieces more strongly, it’s less expensive than separate frames as well.

A custom matboard and frame for the armed forces displaying a number of medals and awards from the miliary

There are many occasions when you could use a multiple opening mat. Besides linking art together, a multi-opening mat is the perfect way to display photos from an event like a wedding or graduation. Our mats can be designed to fit diplomas, wedding invitations, tassels, and many other things. Along those lines, professional groups also use custom designs to display licenses and staff photos, or as retirement gifts. We also have experience creating mats and frames for military retirements and awards.

A custom mat and frame made for a dance competetion

Sports fans, don’t feel left out! There are a lot of ways to mat sporting memorabilia. Jersey/picture combos always looks great, but there are many ways to commemorate your favorite team. We can also help you find the best matboards to match for your team’s colors.

Your imagination can run wild. You can cut a crazy custom shape, like Mickey Mouse, or cut letters into the mats. These are just a few ideas for mats, there are many more!

A fun Mickey Mouse shaped matboard

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2019 Photo Contest We are launching our biggest contest ever! E-mail or Instagram a picture of our mattes or frames with your artwork for a chance to win up to $200. This is a fun way to share your artwork with our audience and show case how you use our custom matting and framing products! …

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Paris in Paint, Paris on Film

Paris in Paint, Paris on Film While we can mat and frame a lot of different things, photos and paintings are the most common things to put in a frame, so deal with them a lot. And on this rainy Friday, it gave me an idea- let’s take a look at the same place thorugh …

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A Little Bit About William Johnson

A Little Bit About William Johnson Today, we’re going to take a look at William Johnson. He was an artist I was not very familiar with, but had seen some of his pieces from to time. I enjoy his style, so decided to have a closer look at some of his pieces. But before I …

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Beautify Your Mats with Unique Openings. 7 Custom Corners Now Available!

Custom Opening Shapes Available In addition to oval opening matboards, we’ve added unique corners including Diamond, Rounded, Angled, Step and Circle corners. Explore all our new custom mat board openings now.

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The Photo Contest Returns!

The Photo Contest Returns! After a brief hiatus for the New Year, our month photo contest is back! We have two winners this time, one for each month.   This month, the winners are htegan with a colorful and beautiful wall display, and emm_squared with a unique and fun piece of Harry Potter artwork.  PRIZES The …

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Spring is in the Air Spring is right around the corner, and that means one thing. Well, it means a lot of things, but we’re only going to talk about one of them today: spring sports. It’s almost time to shake off the frost, recover from our Superbowl hangovers, and get ready for baseball, and …

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V-Grooves Now Available

V-Grooves Available for Custom Matting V-Grooves are a shallow cut across the mat which exposes the core color of the top mat. V-Grooves can be cream, white or black depending on the mat core color. Your matboards will have extra flair and style that will make uniquely display your art. Add a V-Groove with just 1 click on …

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Abraham Lincoln, Now in Color!

Abraham Lincoln, Now in Color! As a history lover, there is something magical about seeing old photos sharpened and colorized. While the originals should of course be shown and preserved, these touches can make older footage for intimate and relatable to modern audiences. I decided to look at a few colorized photos of one of …

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Let It Snow, Let It Snow It’s been a long, cold few weeks for a lot of us. Cold weather and ice can be a big pain or worse for sure. However, it can also be beautiful and fun. We always try to focus on the beautiful things in the world at Matboard and More …

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