Frame Your Travels

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You: A well-traveled collector with a vision  for housing your latest treasures.

Us: A custom-framing shop with expert framers, handcrafted frames and the great experience for framing treasures from around the world.

Make a trip to visit Whispering Woods Gallery, and let us showcase your newest discoveries!

What is a Float Frame?

A float is a minimalist frame option sometimes used when framing art on canvas. The art drops into the front of the frame so none of it’s front surface is covered.  This is beneficial when the painting is extended over the sides or if the lip of a conventional frame would cover important parts of the art. Most float frames are simple profiles, but a second decorative frame could be added for a unique presentation.

In this example, Marena of Bensalem brought us her art that was designed with hundreds of paper hearts made from currency bills which were pinned to a hand pieced gilded background.  It was stunning! By using a float frame the viewer can see the textured sides of the art.

“Vintage is Now” Day 22- WWII USS Rawlins

USS Rawlins custom framed ship
USS Rawlins custom framed ship
We custom framed this photo of the USS Rawlins for a 90th birthday gift for a US Navy Sailor from Bucks County PA

This photo reprint of the USS Rawlins was recently framed to celebrate a 90th birthday for a sailor who served on this ship in the South Pacific during WWII. We were asked to include the ribbons of this very young sailor who was anxious to join the war.

We love the patriotic colors and we thank this fine soldier for protecting our country!

Framed Vintage Photograph Projects

Vintage Wedding Photo

Vintage photographs are one of the most popular items that we frame at Whispering Woods Gallery. Sometimes we digitally restore an older photo and print out a new copy to frame. We combine vintage photographs with an item such as a military medal, calling card, piece of jewelry or some other type of memento. Sometimes we just frame the original photo. We carefully determine your needs when you meet with us. The frame can be simple or ornate. The style can be traditional, contemporary or transitional. We have a wide variety of frames and every project is unique.

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Pope Francis Art Print

Whispering Woods Gallery welcomes Pope Francis and all visitors to the Philadelphia area. We are delighted to offer an open edition print of Pope Francis by artist Nicholas Santoleri.

Pope Francis print by Nicholas Santoleri
Pope Francis, an open edition signed print by artist Nicholas Santleri.

Pope Francis Print – as he appeared in St. Peter’s Square in Rome this summer (2015). Pope Francis is probably one of the most photographed public figures in the world today. This pencil portrait and print captures the spirit of this holy man of the people who is an inspiration to many around the world.

The original pencil drawing was reproduced on acid free, 100lb. fine art paper with pigmented inks, and will last for generations. Each reproduction of “Pope Francis” the pencil drawing, is hand signed by the artist and can be custom framed.

  • The original pencil drawing was created in 2015
  • Each unframed print is $35 and is available custom framed
  • The print image size is 9.75 x 13 inches.
  • Matted, it measures 16 x 19 inches.  With a double conservation mat, it is $100
  • Matted and framed it is approximately $200, depending on the frame
  • Each print is hand signed, in pencil, by the artist

Please contact Sue at 215-364-4321 for more information

Pope Francis print framed
Pope Francis print framed by Whispering Woods Gallery, Holland, Pa.

Whispering Woods Galley is now on Instagram

Whispering Woods Galley is now on Instagram.We would be honored if you follow Whispering Woods Gallery on Instagram. Check us out at WhisperingWoodsGallery.

Love Instagram? Of course we have Instagram frames! Sometimes photos are so special that you want to look at them always.  Free your photos from your Instagram account with a 5 x 5″ or an 8 x 8″ square photoframe.  Not the perfect fit? We can cut you a custom mat on our computerized mat cutter before you can say, “Instagram!” We have some frames in stock and over a thousand to special order from. It’s easy to find the perfect frame for your special mobile moment.

Instagram Frames
Whispering Woods Gallery offers Instagram frames.