Picture Framers, Home Stylers and Art Restorers

Melbourne CBD City Picture Framing 

 
Studio Craft Frameworks Port Melbourne is a custom picture framers with over 35 years experience

Port Melbourne is just a short drive from the City

03 9645 6558

Melbourne Custom Picture Framers

TRADING HOURS

Monday to Friday: 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 1 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

 

Melbourne is the Sporting Capital of Australia.  The City plays host to numerous sporting events: AFL, Cricket, The MCG, Melbourne Cup Horse Racing, Motor Sports, Grand Prix, Cycling, Tennis, hockey, soccer, rugby, basketball, netball and more. Studio Craft Frameworks are experts at framing sporting memorabilia.

Melbourne also has an amazing art culture: Art Galleries such as The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) which never fails to impress.  Hosier Lane, opposite the landmark Federation Square, is arguably the epicentre of Melbourne street art culture. 
 
Melbourne is the 'Garden City' with many centred around the Yarra River, south-east of the CBD. Birrarung Marr,  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kings Domain which features the Sidney Myer Music Bowl to name a few. The Shrine of Remembrance, in Kings Domain, is the scene of an annual Anzac Day dawn service.

We can frame almost anything!

Sport Memorablilia
Medals / Coins
Needleworks & Tapestries
Jumpers / Guernseys
Canvas Art / Textiles
Photos, Original Art, Watercolours
Oils / Arcylics, Fine art prints
Certificates / Degrees / Diplomas

Proudly Australian Made


 

Services

We are Custom Picture Framers, Home Stylers and Art Restorers.  Our professional frame designers will assist you with all your picture framing needs. With a collective experience in custom framing and design of over 40 years, Studio Craft Frameworks is your one stop framing shop.  We use individual custom-made frames of quality & conservation framing materials. Whether you are framing a poster, photos, fine art, memorabilia, nursery wall art your personal and sentimental artwork framing needs will be considered and artistically implemented.  Corporate framing is a specialty along with sporting memorabilia. Other specialties include custom-made mirrors, gallery framing, creative framing, jigsaws, tapestries, photography, medals, certificates, maps, family heirlooms and collectables.

Member of the Professional Picture Framers Association of Australia (PPFA) and the Picture Framers Guild of Australia (PFGA)

 

Wall Art for public spaces

Our art and picture frame consultants will assist you in choosing the perfect wall art and frame for your corporate space whether it be for a body corporate project, major hotel art and framing installation, office, or reception.  We can guide you from conception to completion including liaising with our picture hanging service provider.

 

Artworks

We stock an eclectic range of framed artwork, wall decor, abstract wall art, original art, limited editions and open edition artworks. Featuring Indigenous Artist: Bronwyn Purrulu LiddleCharles Blackman, John Olsen, David Bromley, Jan Neil, Jeff Gardner, Greg Irvine, Richard Kulma, Howard Arkley & Aboriginal Artist: Lin Onus,  along with original artists artworks on consignment and sporting memorabilia.

 

Printing and Framing Port Melbourne, Braeside and Bayside

Corporate Print Frame Express

 

We have Teamed up with CPL Digital to provide a simple Print & Frame service.

Simply email your photo or digital image with specifications to us.  We liaise with CPL Digital to print and mount to foam core, then we will frame to your requirements & deliver *.  For specialised printing we recommend you contact CPL Digital direct, we will pick up your printing on completion and arrange framing.

Ask about our Express Print and Frame Service **

We can provide pickup and delivery service for Metro and Bayside Melbourne*
*Framed Images up to 2M x 1.5M  
**Conditions and a Surcharge may apply for Express Orders

 

Mouldings and Mat Boards

We have a comprehensive range of frame mouldings available along with some natural Victorian Ash and Oak timber frames.  One of our specialties is the lovely Bellini Fine Mouldings range. Bellini Fine Moulding is hand-made in Italy by the finest master artisans, using time-honoured skills and knowledge passed down through the generations. Sourcing only from the most gifted craftsmen, third and fourth generation artisans, embracing traditional ideals and skills to produce the most desirable and dynamic collection of moulding for bespoke framing.  Our picture framing mat boards are acid free and will help preserve your artworks. We also have a range of high quality conservation materials available to ensure preservation and longevity of your wall art.

 

Canvas Stretching 

We are experts Stretching & Framing all varieties of artworks on canvas from Aboriginal art and Artists paintings to prints on canvas. There is a specialty in building the canvas stretchers and our experience will ensure your artwork has a professional finish. We use quality, specially manufactured, art stretcher bar which is finger-jointed for extra strength.   We have a large range of shadow gap frames if you want to add a frame, including natural oak canvas float frames. The frame moulding not only adds an elegant gallery finish to the artwork but also protects the corners and edges of your canvas.

 

Glass

Whether it be Glass, Perpex, Art Glass, or no glazing, we are here to advise on the best option. Along with the standard clear framing glass for glazing, we can offer museum quality art glass which provides crystal clear transparency while blocking 99% of harmful UV rays for the ultimate protection your beloved artwork deserves. We also offer specialty UV resistant acrylic for framed artwork display. It is an ideal plastic for framing artwork because of its UV resistant properties preventing it being weathered by the harmful rays of the sun. It has a high impact resistance and natural optical clarity.

 

Memorabilia:

  • Acrylic Display Boxes 

It is often hard to frame sporting objects, but we have the solution! MOULDED ACRYLIC FRAMING suitable for object framing 3 dimensional items such as Boxing Gloves, Cricket Bats, Sports Balls including Soccer, Football, NRL, AFL, Netball, Basketball, Tennis, Cricket, Baseball and Golf.  We have also provided custom-made acrylic display boxes for object d'art including ceramics, antiques, figurines, and sculptures. The boxes are 85% UV filtered.

  • Medal Framing

Military medals have a very sentimental meaning.  We can provide advice on framing war medals with or with out photos and plaques.  Memorabilia framing such as: Sporting achievements and honour medals can also be memorialised in a custom frame. We can arrange photography printing and plaques to enhance the final product.

  • Jersey Framing and Footy Jumpers

Melbourne is not only the cultural capital but the sporting capital of Australia. Many charities will auction off signed and collectable framed jerseys / jumpers whether it be AFL, NBA, NRL, A League, Cricket Australia, Golf Australia, we are experts at jersey framing. They may end up hanging in a board room, man cave or feature in the family room, it is a great way to present them rather than hidden away in a draw.  We have a selection of framed football jerseys and posters, in our Port Melbourne showroom in varying options and price ranges.

 

Poster and prints

Australians have loved visiting museums locally and world-wide. We have framed wall decor from the Classics, Romantics, Impressionists, Pop Art, Abstract Impressionist and everything in between, including Rock posters and Vintage posters.  Preserve your prints and posters in a custom-made frame and then everyday you can enjoy the artwork and keep your memories alive.

 

Tapestry Framing

The expertise in mounting and framing cross stitch, tapestry or woven artwork is another specialty. Our experts will hand stretch and mount your needlework, cross stitch, tapestry allowing the work to sit square and flat. It is optional to frame your fabric textile without glass but more often they are matted with glass to keep dust off the framed tapestries.

 

Jigsaw Puzzle Framing

During the pandemic, one of Melbourne’s favourite family pastimes was to complete jigsaw puzzles. Never have we had so many puzzles to frame! We will give you expert advise on your jigsaw puzzle framing with a variety of options to suit all price ranges.

 

Art Restoration

Our Art Restorer has over 40 years experience in art restoration and is member of AICCM & PFGA.  Canvas repair, art and painting Restoration is carried out employing reversible archival materials, as the long-term conservation of the artwork is of paramount importance. Our specialty includes the following.
* Oils / Acrylics painting repair
* Watercolours and fine art prints repaired
* Hand painted photographs restored
* Digital Restoration
* Certificate / Degree / Diploma restoration
* Torn images repaired and re-touched. 
* Flood, Fire, smoke, and water damaged art and heirlooms cleaned and restored 
* We specialise in insurance restoration work. 

 

Photo Restoration

Historic and family photos often fade or get damaged with creases, tears and discoloration over time. These irreplaceable photographs can be restored to their former glory or close to it. We offer a digital photo restoration and printing as well as a custom framing service.

 

Certificates and Legal Documents

Some businesses and work spaces need to frame certificates and other information for display. We can offer expert advice for corporate picture framing to achieve a consistent and uniform display of multiple framed certificates. We can also professionaly frame your achievements and help you to preserve them. Thank-you certificates, university and graduation certificates, sporting and academic achievements, or official government documents are some of the works we have framed.

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