Como Avenue Road Construction is Finished!

Como Avenue Road Construction is Finished!

Como Ave. is now completely done between Highway 280 and Raymond Ave.  Enjoy the new roadway and the easy access to Carter Ave. Frame Shop.  There is also…

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Cool Things We Have Framed Lately – Fall 2018

Cool Things We Have Framed Lately – Fall 2018

We love getting the opportunity to see the wide variety of art, documents, and memorabilia that you bring us.  Here are some of the cool things that we have…

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Great Art Prints on Paper or Canvas Any Size You Want!

Great Art Prints on Paper or Canvas Any Size You Want!

With Studio EL, you get the perfect image to fill any spot in your home! Studio EL licenses images from hundreds of artists.  Images are reproduced as high-quality…

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Give the Gift of Framing!

Give the Gift of Framing!

Framing Makes the Perfect Personalized Gift Custom framing for the holidays could be that perfect gift for your loved ones.  Here are a few ideas: That family photo…

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New Art in Stock!

New Art in Stock!

Stop in to check out our just-arrived art by new and old artists including: Bright and fun acrylic abstracts and florals by Carlyn Janus Mixed media loons and…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Como Ave. Road Construction is Done!

Como Ave. Road Construction is Done!

October 2017 We are happy to announce that Como Avenue is now completed (for the season) and open. You now have easy access to our parking lot. In…

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

October 2017 The holidays are fast approaching. Give your loved ones the gift of a long-lasting memory for them to display for a lifetime. Here are a few…

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Cool Things We Have Framed Lately

Cool Things We Have Framed Lately

October 2017 As always, we have framed some interesting things in the past few months. Take a look!  

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Drawings by Stefanie Kiihn:  the Art of Detail

Drawings by Stefanie Kiihn: the Art of Detail

August 2017 We are thrilled to offer the wonderfully detailed and imaginative drawings of Stefanie Kiihn.  From her biography: Stefanie Kiihn sneaks in time to draw, between work…

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New Adam Turman Posters

New Adam Turman Posters

We recently received a bunch of new Adam Turman posters, as you can see below.  There are even more to see than what is here.  Plus we have…

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Cool Things We Have Framed Lately – Summer 2017

Cool Things We Have Framed Lately – Summer 2017

If you have been to our website before, you know we love to show examples of some of the beautiful and interesting things our customers bring us to…

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Beautiful Prints Made to Your Specifications

Beautiful Prints Made to Your Specifications

We have worked for years with a company called Studio EL.  They are a print-on-demand publisher of fine art prints.  What that means for you is that you…

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We’re Officially a Family Business!

We’re Officially a Family Business!

April 2017 We are proud to announce that Carter Ave Frame Shop is officially a family business. Tim Smith has been the owner of Carter Ave. Frame Shop…

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New Art for Fall

New Art for Fall

October 2016 We have been busy finding new art to grace your domicile during the upcoming long and dark cold season.  Here is some new art for you…

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Frame Your Pin Collection

Frame Your Pin Collection

September 2016 It makes us laugh to see how certain framing projects come in clumps — oversize art, needlework, antique prints, you name it.  We often seem to…

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Framed Art in it’s Natural Habitat

Framed Art in it’s Natural Habitat

September 2016 We feel honored to get to frame your treasured art and collectibles.  We love seeing your art and hearing the stories of how it came into…

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New “Artist to Watch” Cards

New “Artist to Watch” Cards

September 2016 We have recently added a line of greeting cards to our card display on the design table from a local company called “Artists to Watch.”  They…

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Art and Framing Installations

Art and Framing Installations

September 2016 Maybe you didn’t know this, but we do art and framing installations.  We can help you with one piece or a whole house-full.  We often get…

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Cool Things We Have Framed Lately

Cool Things We Have Framed Lately

September 2016 Wow!  We just keep getting interesting and beautiful stuff to frame.  Enjoy this crop of art and artifacts!  

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Get Your Vikings Commemorative Tickets Framed!

Get Your Vikings Commemorative Tickets Framed!

August 2016 If you are lucky enough to have Vikings season tickets, then you should get your Inaugural Season Commemorative tickets framed.  Here is just one way they…

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Made in America! Larson Juhl’s Ashland, WI Moulding Factory Video

June 2016 Moulding, the stuff frames are made of, is made all over the world.  Much of it comes from Asia and Italy.  Larson Juhl, one of our…

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Minnesota State Fair Unveils Its 2016 Art Commission

Minnesota State Fair Unveils Its 2016 Art Commission

June 2016 We are proud and honored to get to frame the original art that the Minnesota State Fair commissions for its posters and limited edition prints each…

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