Blog - Church Hill Classics

Choosing the Perfect Frame

We've all had to frame something in our lives, whether it is a diploma, photograph, piece of art, etc.  And it sounds simple enough - you just buy a frame, throw in the art and that's it ... right?  Hardly.  No, we must first consider the size of the item you would like framed, the shape or orientation, double mat, single mat, textured mat, should it match the wall or furniture color scheme, where on the wall should it be hung, should my framed images be arranged in a certain way…whew, ...

Guide to Properly Storing Your Art

If you are planning to store your artwork, there are several ways to safely store and preserve the work.  Instead of rolling up your document or print and placing it in a poster tube, valuable pieces should be kept flat to avoid causing wrinkles, folds, deterioration, and other types of damage that can occur while storing a rolled piece for a long period.  Listed below are some ways to properly protect your artwork for long- or short-term storage. Appropriate Storage: Encapsulatio ...

Saving Your Art After a Natural Disaster or Flood

What generally comes to mind during the hot months of summer are beaches, swimming, barbeques, picnics, vacation ... what we don't like to think about are the tropical storms, flooding, mud slides, hurricanes, earthquakes and other various catastrophic events that happen throughout the world. I, myself, have been fortunate enough to never have gone through such an occurrence, but those who have seem to explain that their heartache is not specifically because of their car, their house, their ravaged property…but rather, they lost their daughters baby pictures, their wedding photos, military documents, their son's first finger painting, as well as high school and college diplomas.