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These unique solid wood frames are so named because the illusion they create is that your artwork is "floating" within the frame instead of being covered by it — perfect for displaying a gallery wrap canvas where no staples are visible. The canvas easily attaches to the stretcher bars from the back side with screws.
The Blick Grande Floater Frame features a 1-3/8" thick moulding — for when you want to make a grand statement! Three color combinations are available in a variety of popular sizes to accommodate 3/4" deep or 1-1/2" deep canvases. Great care is taken in finishing the wood, and all colors are hand-applied. The Gold Leaf frame features several brush coats of gold leaf, and the Gold Crackle frame achieves its distinctive appearance via a special burnishing technique.
Because our Blick Grande Floater Frames are finished using an "Old World" technique, the individual leaves are separated by a visible line. This thin line is inherent to the hand-leafing process and should not be considered a defect in the frame’s appearance.
Choose Blick Grande Floater Frames for a stunning presentation every time!
Note — Frames are sized by the opening, not by the outside of the molding. To determine the size of frame to order, measure the outside of your artwork and order that size frame.
Frame Depth — To find a frame that will accommodate your artwork, measure the depth of the artwork, including any matting or mounting materials, and order a frame with a depth that is, at a minimum, the same as that measured depth.
Color Matching — We do our best to match the color of frames, both on our website photography and in our catalogs, but differences in technology may affect the appearance of the photo on your screen. You are entitled to return, for refund or credit, any frame that does not meet your expectations.
Open Back Frames — These frames are meant to be hung on the wall and are sold as just the frame face. They are not shipped with backing material, glazing material, or hanging hardware. The open back frames are commonly used for traditional profile stretched canvases.
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Awesome frame, but...
By Vee Dee
from Philadelphia, PA
Comments about Blick Grande Wood Floater Frames:
The frame was perfect. It was just what i need for a birthday portrait. However, I wrapped the portrait with wrapping paper and kept it in place with scotch tape. As the birthday person open the gift, the paint came off the frame, as well. Luckily, the recipient was so happy with the portrait, he overlooked the minor damage.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I love these frames!
from Chicago, Il
Look great, good price. I have ordered four so far. A super solution to cut down on framing costs but still showcase the art.
By Rural artist
from Upper Michigan
The construction made it easy to fit the thinner canvas and use the screws without mistakes. The look was versatile and enhanced the artwork very nicely! The order came faster than expected, which was great since I had a tight deadline.
Floater frames have poor finish
By Cathy the Painter
Modern, bright gold leaf metallic with rich black insert. Very sturdy construction. However, one of my frames had dents and flaws in the finish which cannot be touched up. I will not buy these again.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We apologize for the issues with the frame you received, and we're happy to help you with this. One of our Customer Care Agents will be in touch via email to assist you.
Great frames and prices!
from Sonoma CA
I am a painter who participates annually in an Open Studios event so good framing is important to me, but it can't be expensive. Being able to purchase ready made floater frames that are easy to attach to paintings and look professional is essential! These frames come with a variety of sizes in rabbets and easily attach to paintings with 4 screws. The floater frame goes well with paintings that have a modern look. I wish there was a greater variety in colors to choose from, however.Kathy Truax
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Dios le Perdone
Definitly will buy again on diferent size
By El pintor
from Arroyo PR
Very nice good quality...
No quality control .. received three out of four damaged
from Honolulu, HI
The corners are not put together properly. They have cracks and open spaces.
Merchant response: We're sorry to learn that the frames you received from us were in poor condition. Please look for an email from one of our Customer Care Agents who will be following up to take care of this for you.
Wood Floater frames
I am very happy with the quality of these floater frames and will definitely place a reorder. The gold leaf has a quality look as compared to many others I have seen. I like that it has the black liner as it enhances the painting and gives it space. I also ordered the all black and very pleased with them as well.
I love these frames. There may be less expensive ones out there but the way these cradle the art makes them really easy to quickly screw the art in place. Others need spacers and are a hassle.
I wish they made a bigger frame
from Charlotte, NC
I use the 18" X 24" black floater frequently but wish they had a bigger size. I like large canvasses and don't want to mess with building a floater for a 48" X 72". I'm tempted but have never painted these frames. If I use black gesso, it just seems like too much black.On the other hand, I'm pleasantly surprised by how well a canvas goes into these frames. Very tight tolerances. I think my canvasses are called Blick Premier 1.5" but I'd have to check that.
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