Engraved Picture Frames
Engraving is a great way to personalize a picture frame and make it a truly unique piece of art. Engraved picture frames add character and individuality to each picture frame, which may have originally seemed boring or dull. If you are looking to purchase a thoughtful gift for someone special, consider engraving a picture frame. There are many ways to engrave a picture frame.
DIY Engraving - Do it yourself engraving is a difficult (yet thoughtful) task which may involve some practicing. If you have never used an engraving tool, you will have to practice a few times before attempting to engrave the actual frame. Engraving tools can be inexpensive or expensive depending on how well you want it to work. It is possible to purchase an engraver for as little as $20. Engraving a picture frame yourself will seem like a considerate gift, which took a lot of time and effort.
Professional Engraving - Going to a professional to have a picture frame engraved is the safer choice of the two. Having a professional engrave your picture frame ensures it will be done perfectly with no mistakes. Most professional engravers charge around $15-$20, depending on how much work you will need done.
Now that you have determined the method of engraving, you must decide what you are going to say on the picture frame. There are endless ideas regarding what to engrave on a picture frame. For someone you love, here are a few ideas:
You can combine a number of ideas into one picture frame as well. For example, you can write the name of the person you are giving it to with the words "I love you" and the date you got married. The choices are endless when it comes to engraving picture frames.
Engraved picture frames do not have to be a gift. They can be engraved for your own purposes and many individuals choose to collect these items as memorials or hobbies. Engraved picture frames are one-of-a-kind pieces of art, which are unique and irreplaceable.