We’ll be closed August 27-Septermber 3

We’ll be closed August 27-Septermber 3

Due to continued road construction in the area and congested Minnesota State Fair traffic, Carter Avenue Frame Shop will be closed the week before Labor Day. Closing dates are…

Come See Our Greatly Expanded Modern & Contemporary Frame Selection

Come See Our Greatly Expanded Modern & Contemporary Frame Selection

More and more people are simplifying the design of their homes and decor.  In response to this growing trend, our frame suppliers have been developing new lines of…

Cool Things We Have Framed Recently

Cool Things We Have Framed Recently

Creativity is a beautiful thing!  We have so many customers that are either creative or who appreciate creativity.  Here are just a few of the many creative, interesting,…

Dynamite Shadow Boxes for Paper Artists JUDiTH + ROLFE

Dynamite Shadow Boxes for Paper Artists JUDiTH + ROLFE

We get lots of cool stuff to frame, but these were extra cool – and extra challenging to frame!  JUDiTH + ROLFE are designers doing bespoke dimensional paper…

New Selection of Photo Frames by Roma

New Selection of Photo Frames by Roma

We have been meaning to improve our photo frame selection for some time, and we finally found the frames we think you will love.  Roma is an Italian…

Como Avenue Road Construction – The Sequel!

Como Avenue Road Construction – The Sequel!

Starting Monday May 21, 2018, Como Avenue between Commonwealth and Highway 280 will be under construction in four stages.  There will be no road construction directly in front…

New Mark Herman Minnesota Landmark Posters

New Mark Herman Minnesota Landmark Posters

Mark Herman has been one of our go-to artists for a long time.  We’re thrilled to showcase some of his newer images.  He has always been strong depicting…

Framing Project at Work?  We Can Help.

Framing Project at Work? We Can Help.

You might not realize it from the humble confines of Carter Avenue Frame Shop, but a significant portion of our business comes from commercial framing. Whether it’s framing…

400-Year-Old Needlework Gets an Upgrade

400-Year-Old Needlework Gets an Upgrade

February 2018 Michael brought us this Elizabethan needlework piece called stump work.  Stump work originated in the 1600’s and is three-dimensional embroidery made by layering stitches and stitching…

Doug’s Framed Swan Photo Looks Great!

Doug’s Framed Swan Photo Looks Great!

January 2018 We are pleased to share Doug’s gorgeous flying swans photo and frame design.  Doug, a bird lover, was shooting photos of wildlife at Fort Snelling.  When…