The Benefits of Professional Framing Services

So many people save important documents, but you know where most of them end up? Most documents get put away in a drawer somewhere, rarely to be looked at… for years. What about college degrees? Or certificates for completing certain courses for work? How about family photos that are just gathering dust somewhere no one… Read more »

A Look at the History of the Kansas Jayhawk

When people visit Kansas, they’re sometimes surprised to see that there aren’t actually Jayhawks flying around everywhere. There is a good reason for that: Jayhawks are mythical birds, not real ones. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean that the Kansas Jayhawk hasn’t played an important role in the state over the years. The bird, which is the… Read more »

How to Preserve an Autograph

3 Tips to Preserving an Autograph: Avoid Excessive Handling After purchasing your autograph, you’ll never want to let go of it. Although it may be tempting, avoid touching the signature. Too much contact with the signature puts you at risk of smudging and potentially ruining it. You should avoid touching it altogether because the oils… Read more »

How Can You Tell if Sports Memorabilia is Real or Fake?

Sports memorabilia collecting hasn’t been around that long… the first collectibles were from the early 20th century when baseball fans would collect balls from the games they’d attend. Fans would then seek out players, asking them to autograph the baseballs. In the 1980s, the four major professional leagues in the U.S. started selling jerseys in… Read more »

Tips for Decorating a Kansas-Themed Man Cave

Married men often like to claim one room in the house as their exclusive room– their “man cave.” They’ll tell you their wives pretty much decorate and take care of all the other rooms, including the bedroom, bathrooms and kitchen, while they need a place to call their own. It’s a good idea to have… Read more »

Interesting Facts About the University of Kansas

Framewoods Gallery of Lawrence, Kansas, is known for offering University of Kansas sports memorabilia to fans, including posters, prints, photos and sculptures. Framewoods is THE place to get gifts for fans of Kansas sports. What are ten interesting facts about the school, perhaps better known as Kansas University or KU for short? 10) The University… Read more »

Why You Should Have Your Diploma Framed

It’s amazing how much time and energy we put into getting a piece of paper known as a diploma. Hundreds of hours are spent in pursuit of this paper. According to wikipedia.org, “a diploma is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as college or university, that testifies that the recipient has… Read more »

The History of Allen Fieldhouse

One of the crown jewels of Lawrence, Kansas, is the indoor arena known as the Allen Fieldhouse on the University of Kansas campus. It is one of college basketball’s most historically significant and prestigious buildings, often called one of the best places in America to watch a college basketball game. Construction started in 1952, but… Read more »

The Benefits of Custom Framing

When you have something like a football team’s poster you want to proudly display in your home or office you could either roll it up and leave it in a box somewhere or, better yet, have it framed. Sure, you could buy a cheap frame at Wal-Mart and frame the item yourself, but chances are… Read more »

Reasons to Start Collecting Something Meaningful to You

People seem to love to collect things. From stones at the beach to Matchbox cars, cute little dolls to sports memorabilia, and of course pieces from their favorite artists, collectors collect all sorts of stuff and enjoy proudly displaying their collections for people to see. So what are some reasons to start collecting things that… Read more »