FramedArt.com Review and Giveaway
When you are young the decorations in your living space are generally nothing more than posters of the idols and hair bands of our youth (at least these were my decorations). As you age your decorations age with you and the posters of teen idols get put on high shelves and are replaced with new-found loves, passions, causes and interests.
I discovered as I aged I found a peace in sunflowers. There is something about sunflowers that evoke an image of sun, happiness and hope reminding us that the sun always rises. I have always been a fan of bright and happy flowers.
I have one sunflower painting in my house that my best friends mother painted for me about 13 years ago and I have wanted to add to the budding collection ever since. I recently was given the opportunity to order a print from FramedArt.com to aid in my ultimate goal of a sunflower gallery of themed artwork in my home.
The products featured in this post were provided to me free of charge courtesy of FramedArt.com and Metaverse Corporation, but this in no way will influence the review to follow and all opinions are my own.
The first thing that struck me about FramedArt.com is the options they have available on prints. The option to shop by either style, artist, room, subject, venue and color are all on the front page for easy navigation. I knew I wanted a Framed Sunflower print and with over 450 options I knew that I would be looking for while. It took me over 2 hours to make the final decision because I kept finding something better than the last item I saw.
I finally settled on a print by Kathy Jennings – Floral Beauty II. This is a 13×9 deep bared canvas print (1.5″ deep) and I chose a gallery wrapping so that it matched the other art piece I planned on placing near it. I have to say that I was a bit shocked about the size of the box that my print was shipped in – it was so large that I thought they sent me the wrong size print. I think that was a little overkill, but it kept my print safe during shipment. The print was wrapped in plastic and strapped down so there was little to no movement, which ensured it’s safe arrival.
While I think that the box was a bit of overkill, I love the care and attention taken to making sure my print arrived to me as perfect as when it left the FramedArt warehouse. There are many options I could have taken with this particular print included getting a laminated print, different art style, framed art or the canvas choice I ultimately decided on. The bars come in both .75″ and 1.5″, of which I chose the 1.5″ deep to keep consistency to the other print on the same wall. The colors are bright and the gallery wrap looks professional, clean and concise. This print is the perfect size and perfect colors for it’s location, and as it sits on the wall longer, the more I like it.
FramedArt.com is an easy to navigate site that also gives decorating tips and techniques to get the most out of your art. I know that it will take me a bigger wall and many more prints before I am even close to making a dent in the Framed Sunflower area, but it is a challenge I am up to – after all the sun will rise tomorrow!
GIVEAWAY: FramedArt.com is offering art to my readers! (1) Winner will be able to go to FramedArt,com and select any finished product or print of their choice up to $75.00. Open to residents in the US only. I will be randomly choosing 1 person on November 19th (11/19/2015) to receive an art piece of your choice. To enter complete the entries below! Winner will be notified by me by email and prize will be fulfilled by FramedArt.com/Metaverse Corporation!! Remember you have 48 hours to claim prize, or I will choose another winner. GOOD LUCK!!!