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Welcome to Mangelsen's... Everything That Inspires!

 

CUSTOM FRAMING

DIY FRAMING

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Our Custom Framing Experts will help you select the BEST frame moulding, mats, and glass!

Ready to do-it-yourself? We've got all the supplies for that, too!

Protect and display your most prized possessions - for some it's a family photo, sports jersey, or a pre-school drawing - for others it's the work of a famous artist...

Mangelsen's has a solution to frame it all. 

 


 

 

PERSONAL & COMMERCIAL CUSTOM FRAMING SERVICES - No Job too Large!

Mangelsen's has the resources to frame anything from a single item to bulk commerical orders. Contact the store to obtain a FREE estimate. 

[For commercial orders FREE local on-site estimates are also available. Visit the store or contact framing@mangelsens.com

 

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Custom Picture Framing Information

Mangelsen's is proud to have one of the largest selections of frame mouldings in Omaha! We have over 2,000 styles of frame samples on our walls, and a large number of these are stocked in the store to accommodate those last minute framing projects. We carry frames in virtually any style from traditional to ultra modern, industrial, barnwood, and more. Frames are available in various materials as well, we carry both wood and metal custom mouldings. Frame mouldings are available from over 10 moulding companies including Picture and Frame, Larson-Juhl, Studio Moulding, Omega, Designer Moulding, Rustic Creations, and more...

Our framing experts will help you select the best framing option to protect and display your piece. Some of the other services we offer are drymounting, archival and museum mounting, canvas and textile stretching, and custom mat cuts. We can cut a mat with 1 opening or many openings, in virtually any size, and in hundreds of shapes. Mangelsen's stocks Crescent matboard, Acid-Free matboard, RagMat, fabric covered and textured mats, and also offers mat embellishments such as v-grooves and specialty cuts, fillet inserts (which can extra style to a simple moulding), and fabric wrapped moulding liners. 

Mangelsen's carries multipile varieties of Tru Vue® Glass, which can often be cut while you wait. Available in 6 different types including museum, non-glare, anti-reflective, and UV -filtered options. Tru Vue® Acrylic can be substituted as a lighter weight alternative to glass. 

See more information in our "Ask An Expert - FAQ" section below.

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Do-It-Yourself DIY Picture Framing Information

Mangelsen's carries a large selection of do it yourself framing supplies. We carry ready made frames from 2" x 3" all the way up to 27" x 40" and many sizes in between. Specialty frames in stock for Graduation, Birthday, Wedding, Baby, Anniversary, School Years, Diplomas, and much more. Mangelsen's also carries acrylic poster frames, ready-to-fit shadow boxes up to 16" x 20", made-in-America flag boxes, and openwood frames. 

Once you've found the perfect frame, check our large selection of pre-cut mats available in standard sizes, picture hanging hardware (available prepackaged or by unit at the framing counter), and display easels! Have a large piece? We have small tabletop easels and large floorstanding easels to accommodate large pieces.

Mangelsen's also stocks foamcore in black, white, and acid-free in multiple sizes. If you don't see what you're looking for on the shelf ask a sales associate. Many of the larger foamcore sizes are stocked in the back room for size reasons, but we'd be happy to get a larger size for you! We have foamcore sheets in sizes up to 4' x 8'! 

For the true DIY-er our matboard can be purchased by the sheet and we also carry Logan matcutters, as well as extra blades and parts. 

Protect your photos with our large selection of photo albums and photo storage boxes in many styles to match your room's decor. 

See more information in our "Ask An Expert - FAQ" section below.

 

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"Ask An Expert" - Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ's

 

Q: My frame fell off the wall/table and the glass is broken, do you sell glass?

A: YES! We have multiple types of glass to protect your photo/memento! Glass can often be cut to size while you wait (based on availability).

 

Q: Do you repair broken frames?

A: We can repair and rejoin broken frames depending on the condition. This must be assessed on a per-case basis. Bring in the frame and our experts will take a look and let you know if we think it can be repaired and give you a price estimate.

 

Q: Do you resize frames?

A: We can resize most frames depending on the size and condition of the frame. This is also assessed on a per-case basis. Bring in the frame you are wanting resized and our experts will determine if this is something we can accommodate.

 

Q: Do you sell picture hanging hardware? (wire, sawtooth hangers, d-rings, etc)

A: YES! We sell prepackaged hardware, picture hanging kits, and hardware by the unit (and in more sizes) at the framing counter.

 

Q: Will you cut a mat for a frame I bring in from home?

A: YES! We can cut a mat for virtually any frame, just bring it in so we can ensure the measurements are correct and precise. Depending on availability of the mat, we may be able to cut it while you wait, or we can order the mat in for you! 

 

Q: Do you cut mats? How long does it take to get a mat cut?

A: YES! We have a computerized mat cutter than can cut many shapes and sizes. Usually we can cut a mat while you wait, provided we have the mat you select in stock. Multiple mats, special mat openings, or ordering a specific mat may take a couple days. 

 

Q: Do you have matboards in stock?

A: YES! We do stock a variety of matboards. If we don't have what you're looking for we can order it in, but it may take a few days.

 

Q: Do you have picture frames in stock?

A: YES! We carry ready-made frames on the sales floor in a variety of standard sizes, and we have a selection of in-stock mouldings for custom sizes.

 

Q: What is the turnaround time for a custom framing order?

A: For most orders it is around 2 weeks. We can also do rush orders for a small additional fee.

 

Q: In the custom framing work done in house, or shipped off?

A: All of our custom framing work is done in the store! We cut and join the frame, cut the mat, and do the entire job from start to finish in house!

 

Q: How many frame samples do you have?

A: We carry over 2,000 different moulding samples on our walls, and have access to thousands more via catalog.

 

Q: Can you frame a taxidermy animal?

A: YES! We actually have had customers ask about this, and yes, we can frame just about anything... Just ask!

 

Q: Can you handle bulk commercial orders?

A: YES! We have many business customers who order custom framing in bulk for office buildings, hospitals, and other commercial spaces.

 

 

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