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Make Memories into Art

With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to gather your favorite vacation photos and souvenirs to display throughout your home. Scrapbooking is one way to display your memories but why not take them out of the album and put them on your walls?

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“People shouldn’t shove their memories into a box and put them away. By framing them and turning them into art, not only are they personalizing their home, but they are preserving memories,” says nationally recognized interior design consultant Barbara Schmidt, whose work has been featured on television and in countless publications including Architectural Digest, InStyle, Elle Décor and Metropolitan Home. “The key to showcasing memorabilia is keeping it sleek. People are focusing more on color and graphics when framing their precious memories to keep the presentation fresh and unique,” says Schmidt.

Here are a few ideas to consider when framing precious memories:

1. Pick an event like a favorite vacation to frame.

2. Choose a unique variety of memorable items from each event. For instance, ticket stubs from your favorite attractions, unique postcards, souvenirs and pictures are a great place to start.

3. Pick between one to three mat board colors that complement the pieces when they are pulled together.

4. Visit a professional custom framer like Rimrock Art & Frame to determine the right layout and frame.
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“People remember things for different reasons,” Schmidt said. “By taking the time to save them instead of packing those items away, it will help the memories live on forever.”
At Rimrock Art & Frame we recommend using preservation quality mat board for conserving memorabilia like the RagMat brand by Crescent. RagMat delivers purity, referring to the fact that it’s made out of pure cotton and is naturally acid and lignin free. RagMat mat board is the only mat board guaranteed safe next to any artwork and is preferred by museums and preservationists, which says a lot. You can’t get RagMat at the hobby shops; it’s reserved for professional framers.
For more information about RagMat and custom framing, visit us at www.rimrockart.com or email us at gallery@rimrockart.com with questions.

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Billings, MT 59102
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Prints on Paper

Print your photo on a variety of high-quality photo paper.

Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster delivers highly saturated prints by offering maximum ink coverage and a high D-Max for true photographic reproductions. The Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster’s 10-mil RC base gives prints a photographic feel, and also keeps the paper cockle-free. These two options are ideal for use with all Epson Inks.

  • Highest color gamut available for vivid color reproduction prints.
  • RC paper base for actual photo prints.
  • Luster E surface finish.
  • Enhanced 2880 dpi printing for the highest quality output.
  • Dries instantly for easy handling with Epson Inks.
  • Compatible with Dye, EPSON Archival™, UltraChrome, and UltraChrome K3™ ink.
  • 10 mil thickness for a durable photographic feel.

Hahnemühle FineArt Baryta is a bright white, cellulose-based FineArt inkjet paper with an inkjet coating specially tailored for FineArt use. The clearly visible, exquisite felt structure lends the paper its lovely soft feel and tactile surface texture to produce prints with a stunning three-dimensional quality and depth. The high-gloss premium inkjet coating guarantees outstanding print results with perfect reproduction of colour and detail, deep blacks and striking contrasts. The barium sulphate within the coating gives FineArt Baryta the feel of a traditional analogue baryta paper and makes it a popular alternative for inkjet printing. The acid- and lignin-free FineArt inkjet paper meets the most exacting requirements for age resistance. FineArt Baryta is a versatile classic for FineArt applications and sets standards in the printing of both black and white and colour photographs.

  • 325 gsm, 100% α-cellulose
  • Bright white
  • Clearly visible, exquisite felt structure
  • High-gloss premium inkjet coating for outstanding print results
  • Acid- and lignin-free
  • ISO 9706 conform / museum quality for highest age resistance

Luxurious, textured inkjet fine art paper

  • * 100-Years Certified Archival (certificate) by Accredited 3rd Party
  • * Certified by Canon Alliance Partnership Program for imagePROGRAF Large-Format Solutions in conjunction with the Rochester Institute for Technology (RIT) for the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000, PRO-2000, PRO-4000, and PRO-6000 devices
  • * Perfect for fine art prints
  • * Eye-popping color gamut & Dmax
  • * Consistent and reliable quality
  • * Manufacturer direct
  • * Lightly textured finish  |  19 mil thickness  |  310 gsm weight

290 gsm · 90% bamboo fibres · 10% cotton · natural white

Hahnemühle Bamboo is the world’s first FineArt inkjet paper made from 90% bamboo fibres, for a natural look and environmentally friendly paper production. The natural white, warm-toned bamboo paper does not contain optical brighteners, and stands out thanks to its soft, lightly textured felt structure and sensual feel. The matt premium inkjet coating delivers excellent printing results with defined reproduction of colour and detail, particularly for warm hues and monochrome prints. Bamboo is acid- and lignin-free and meets the most precise requirements in terms of age resistance. The unique combination of sustainable bamboo fibres, soft surface texture and impressive print quality gives the artwork outstanding expression and soul.

  • 290 gsm, 90% bamboo fibres, 10% cotton
  • Natural white, without optical brighteners
  • Soft, lightly textured felt structure
  • Matt premium inkjet coating for outstanding print results
  • Acid- and lignin-free
  • ISO 9706 conform / museum quality for highest age resistance
  • Compatible with pigment and dye inkjet systems
  • ICC-profiles available on www.hahnemuehle.com/icc-profiles

Prints on Metal

Prints on metal are vibrant and long-lasting.

Chromaluxe® HD Aluminum Photo Panels for Sublimation Printing

The latest in metal printing technology means your image will be rendered with outstanding image clarity and vibrancy, along with exceptional detail and resolution. The metal panels we use are also extremely durable, offering scratch and abrasion resistance without hiding your image behind glass. In addition, they offer the higher fade resistance than every other medium.

ChromaLuxe is the leading brand of print media, providing the ultimate image clarity and vibrancy. Through dye-sublimation, images are infused into specially-coated metal surfaces to provide the most durable, longest lasting print medium. The vibrancy and dimensionality of ChromaLuxe products rival any photographic product.

ChromaLuxe HD Aluminum Photo Panels are available in a range of traditional photo sizes as well as for large scale commercial or non-traditional usage, such as in a museum or gallery settings.

Prints on Canvas

Our Pro Matte Canvas is a cotton blend canvas with a water resistant matte finish and bright white surface. This archival inkjet canvas is pH neutral and acid free, allowing for consistency in prints, and is compatible with all inkjet dye and pigment ink printers.

Why choose canvas?

Our Matte Canvas is ideal for photographic and fine art reproduction prints with its heavy 418gsm weight and artistic texture. The canvas printed canvas can easily be stretched, mounted, sewn, or grommeted.

Canvas durability.

Orders produced on this canvas will be protected with Satin ClearShield Canvas Guard for durability and ultraviolet protection.