Services

Services

  • Private Consultations –  El Mirador’s owner, Maria Port, is always happy to visit your home or business to provide expert design coordination that fits your decor.
  • Corporate Accounts – We are trusted by some of Albuquerques’s largest and most discerning companies to handle volume orders in a timely manner and at a competitive price.
  • Proper framing of virtually any kind of original art, limited edition prints, posters, certificates, diplomas, documents, photographs, jerseys, christening dresses, memorabilia shadowboxes, medals, needle art, etc.
  • The most advanced techniques in matting, including multiple mats, fillets, circle and oval cuts, offset corners, arches, collages, and V-grooves.

Definitions

Mounting
A method of adhering an item onto a firm support by means of heat-activated or pressure-sensitive adhesive.  This helps flatten and remove lines and wrinkles.

Stretching
A process in which canvas or textiles are stapled to a stretcher frame, resulting in a tight mount suitable for framing. Gallery wraps are also available, requiring no outer frame.

Shadowbox Design
This frame is made with a deep moulding to accommodate jerseys, memorabilia, and three-dimensional objects.


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