Cool Things We’ve Framed Lately!

Cool Things We’ve Framed Lately!

Take a look below at our latest collection of Cool Things. These items were brought to us during the Winter of 2019-20. We hope you enjoy and are…

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Carter Ave Gift Certificates

Carter Ave Gift Certificates

Carter Avenue Frame Shop offers gift certificates for purchase and they never expire! Gift Certificates can be purchased in-store or over the phone. Custom Framing can be the…

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COVID-19 – We are Temporarily closed

COVID-19 – We are Temporarily closed

Announced on Wednesday, March 25th – Minnesota is subject to an executive order to “stay-at-home” effective Friday, March 27th at midnight. As a “non-essential” business, we will be…

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Geometry Daily Prints

Geometry Daily Prints

In his project “Geometry Daily”, Tilman Zitzmann creates a new geometric minimal composition every day. These designs make wonderful prints for the home or office! Here are just…

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New Art Available – Fall 2019

New Art Available – Fall 2019

We are pleased to share some of our new inventory acquired this fall from a variety of wonderful artists. Take a look below! Familiar Favorites include: Carlyn Janus…

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Framing for the Holidays

Framing for the Holidays

As you begin planning for the holiday season, start taking out your various decorations, and making your lists, please remember to consider this about your framing… Custom Framing…

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Introducing Chelsea!

Introducing Chelsea!

If you have been in the store recently you might have already met her. We are thrilled to share with the rest of you that Carter Ave Frame…

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Dogfish Media prints are now available!

Dogfish Media prints are now available!

If you don’t know the name now, you’ll soon learn. Brian Geihl, owner and operator of Dogfish Media, has been doing screen printing and graphic design work in…

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Cool Things We’ve Framed Lately – Fall 2019

Cool Things We’ve Framed Lately – Fall 2019

You all keep bringing in cool things, and we keep doing our best to frame them to your liking. Here are some cool things we have done lately!

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Carter Avenue’s Annual Staff Respite, August 26th-September 2nd

Carter Avenue’s Annual Staff Respite, August 26th-September 2nd

As some of you may know, Carter Avenue Frame Shop in recent years has elected to close the last week of August leading to Labor Day. We have…

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Michael is getting married!

Michael is getting married!

It has been a big year for Michael, having completed the purchase of Carter Avenue Frame Shop from Tim to become the sole owner. However, the biggest event…

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Cool Things We’ve Framed Lately – Spring 2019

Cool Things We’ve Framed Lately – Spring 2019

Here is a smattering of the cool things our customers have brought in for framing recently. Hope you enjoy!

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Greta Vick Abstract Set Now Available!

Greta Vick Abstract Set Now Available!

Local artist Greta Vick produces some wonderfully vibrant and textured works of art. Carter Avenue Frame Shop is happy to share that we have an abstract set of…

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10 Foot Frame for Artist’s Sketchbook

10 Foot Frame for Artist’s Sketchbook

Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to work with local artist, Tara Sweeney, on a very unique project. Tara was commissioned by Augsburg College, where she is…

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Tim and Michael Keep It In the Family

Tim and Michael Keep It In the Family

Michael Completes Purchase of Carter Ave. Frame Shop March 2nd, 2019 February 23, 2019 We are happy to announce that Tim Smith, owner of Carter Ave. Frame Shop…

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Cool Things We Have Framd Lately – February 2019

Cool Things We Have Framd Lately – February 2019

Here are a few of the wonderful, beautiful, and interesting things you have brought us to frame. Thanks for your business and your trust!

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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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