Shadowbox Framing in Dallas

Shadowbox framing is the perfect way to display and protect your most precious treasures. We are experienced in archival preservation techniques ensuring your items are not damaged in the framing process. We will frame anything and love a challenge. Stop in to discuss your special framing project.

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Here are just a few of the hundreds of shadowbox projects that we’ve had the pleasure to frame. Click on each one to learn more.

FRAMING PROJECT: Paint Palette

FRAMING PROJECT: Paint Palette

The artist's palette. The artist's soul. What wondrous works were created from the now dried paint as the brush danced across its surface. This palette belonged to the grandmother of our client. What a wonderful and unique way to remember her. Certain objects often...

FRAMING PROJECT: Civil War Relics

FRAMING PROJECT: Civil War Relics

Civil War relics passed down through the years. We aren't privy to the specific family history, but we can tell you that the top item is a Union soldier's buckle, followed by a bullet, and the key to the figure eight handcuffs below them. All shadowboxes are framed in...

FRAMING PROJECT: Porsche Love

FRAMING PROJECT: Porsche Love

Porsche's long and storied racing heritage is the envy of most auto manufacturers. Porsche cars have won an estimated 24,000 auto races around the world, including more than 50 class wins at Le Mans. This shadowbox project is an homage to this iconic sports car. Are...

FRAMING PROJECT: Scheffler Glove

FRAMING PROJECT: Scheffler Glove

We recently had the pleasure of framing this golf glove signed by PGA Tour golfer Scottie Scheffler. Though born in New Jersey, Scheffler moved to Dallas at a young age playing golf at Highland Park High School and later at the University of Texas, so he's very much a...

FRAMING PROJECT: Gun Case

FRAMING PROJECT: Gun Case

Another happy customer. Our Custom Framing Guru, Nic Massar designed and built this locking gun case for our client. Make sure to scroll through the images. Our client sent a photo of it hanging in his home on his "Western Wall". . We mean it when we say we can frame...

FRAMING PROJECT: Army Medals

FRAMING PROJECT: Army Medals

Thank you for your service. A heartfelt sentiment from everyone Dutch Art Gallery to all who have served. You have our respect. Let us know if you are a current or past member of the military for a discount on custom framing.

FRAMING PROJECT: Nowitzki Jersey

FRAMING PROJECT: Nowitzki Jersey

Sports Jerseys are a popular custom shadowbox item for a reason. They'll never go out of style and they look great in your game room, home theater room or man/woman cave. Signed jerseys from sports icons are great, but doesn't your own up and coming sports star...

FRAMING PROJECT: Trophy Buckles

FRAMING PROJECT: Trophy Buckles

Our very own custom framing guru, Nic Massar, "engineering and stitching" Trophy Buckles for a custom shadowbox for Jack Birdsong; who is not only the owner of Birdsong Electric, but a competitive team roper. The finish project highlights his competitive achievements....

FRAMING PROJECT: Navajo Weaving

FRAMING PROJECT: Navajo Weaving

This beautiful Navajo weaving depicting female Yei figures deserves to be prominently displayed and in this setting, it pulls the room together for a look that is straight out of an interior design magazine. Our Dutch Art Gallery team will shadowbox frame your most...

FRAMING PROJECT:  J.M. Martin .30 cal Derringer Shadowbox

FRAMING PROJECT: J.M. Martin .30 cal Derringer Shadowbox

This circa 1880s J.M. Martin .30 cal Derringer is truly a piece of history. Instead of hidden away or collecting dust on a shelf, have your favorite objects framed archivally to display and protect them for years to come.  

FRAMING PROJECT:  Sports Team Jersey Shadowbox

FRAMING PROJECT: Sports Team Jersey Shadowbox

These signed team jerseys are always fun to frame and make a statement in any game room, sports room or man cave!. Come by the Dutch Art Gallery and get yours framed today and preserve them forever.  

FRAMING PROJECT:  Native American Arrowheads Shadowbox

FRAMING PROJECT: Native American Arrowheads Shadowbox

Arrowheads can teach us about the earliest history of Texas' human inhabitants dating back as far as 16,000 years. If you've had the pleasure of finding one, you know the excitement it brings holding a piece of history and imagining the lives of the people who created...

FRAMING PROJECT:  Native American Feather Fans Shadowbox

FRAMING PROJECT: Native American Feather Fans Shadowbox

Here are photos of another recent custom shadowbox framing project that Nic Massar completed of three beautiful Native American feather fans. Nic now has an instagram feed "customframingguru" so you can follow along and get behind-the-scenes shots of all the...

FRAMING PROJECT: Anything is Possible | Triathlon Shadowbox

FRAMING PROJECT: Anything is Possible | Triathlon Shadowbox

SWIM. 2.4-mile swim BIKE. 112-mile course RUN. 26.2-mile marathon Completing an IRONMAN is a feat worth celebrating. We’ve created a custom shadowbox featuring photos, individual scoring sheet, finisher medal and competition number for this client to showcase his...

FRAMING PROJECT: Fertility Charm

FRAMING PROJECT: Fertility Charm

We love seeing the wide-ranging mementos that our customers bring to us for framing from all over the world. This fertility charm was recently brought to us for shadowbox framing. Do you have a treasured object that you'd like to feature (and protect) in your home or...

FRAMING PROJECT: The Poster, The Ticket and The Hundred Dollar Bill

FRAMING PROJECT: The Poster, The Ticket and The Hundred Dollar Bill

“And I did not know her name, but I sure love the way that she laughed and took my money” -“Silver Train” by the Rolling Stones. THE BACKSTORY While digging through old belongings this customer came across his concert ticket from the 1978 Rolling Stones Tour and a 100...

Nazareth Attire

Nazareth Attire

This men's attire originated in Nazareth and is over 100 years old. Shadowbox framing allows it to be displayed and protected.      

Antique Infant Gown

Antique Infant Gown

This hand-stitched antique infant's, a family heirloom, is now archivally framed and paired with photographs of the client's family members.      

Taking Flight: First Solo

Taking Flight: First Solo

You put in the hours and now it's time to take control. Your first solo flight is both terrifying and exhilarating. Here's one client's unique way to capture the memory.      

Play Ball!: World Series

Play Ball!: World Series

The program, tickets, pins and photos, relive your memorable day at the ballpark. This idea would also work great for concerts and theater events.      

Wedding Fans

Wedding Fans

A clever idea. A wedding program printed on a hand fan for an outdoor summer wedding. A guest saved the fans and had them framed as a gift for the Bride and Groom.      

Rah! Rah! Rah!: Sam Houston State College

Rah! Rah! Rah!: Sam Houston State College

College days represent those first tentative steps in finding your way in the adult world. Something you never forget. If you're a recent grad or maybe years have gone by, you can always capture those memories with a shadowbox collage.      

Money Matters: Republic of Texas

Money Matters: Republic of Texas

This ornate, traditional frame is perfect for featuring this historic $100 bill from the Republic of Texas. The tri-color mat is, of course, the red, white and blue of the Texas flag. Turn the frame over and the back of the bill is also visible.      ...

Tapestry

Tapestry

An ornate mat and frame pair beautifully with this silk tapestry for a cohesive look.            

Graphic Asian Sign

Graphic Asian Sign

Do you have something you want framed, but think it's not frameable? Talk to us. You'd be amazed at the framing solutions we've come up with. This is a LARGE (several feet long), wood piece that we framed for a client.        ...

Military Patches

Military Patches

A reminder that current and former Military as well as First Responders receive a discount on framing, but you have let us know.          

Military Medals

Military Medals

Take your military memorabilia out of that drawer and proudly display it instead.          

Grandma: A Bonnet and a Bible

Grandma: A Bonnet and a Bible

Growing up, this client's Grandmother would read Bible verses to him. He wanted to honor her memory with this collection of items that belonged to her. He also wanted to be able to access the Bible to read his favorite verses, so we created a hinged shadowbox and left...

Blinded by the Light: Eclipse

Blinded by the Light: Eclipse

Viewing a Total Eclipse is an event you never forget. This was a perfect way to commemorate the occasion.      

Antique Gun Shells

Antique Gun Shells

Shadowbox framing is the perfect way to display your most treasured or unique collections.    

African Glass Beads

African Glass Beads

We use archival methods when framing objects to ensure no damage is done to them. This necklace could be removed from the frame to be worn or re-framed in the future without fear of causing damage.  

On the Ball: UT Baseball-Themed Shadowbox

On the Ball: UT Baseball-Themed Shadowbox

Bret Boswell was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2017 and we've been following his baseball path since his childhood. Taking the memorabilia his parents have collected over the years, we've designed shadowboxes that feature and preserve them. As his professional...

Grandmother’s Closet: Antique Purse

Grandmother’s Closet: Antique Purse

Maybe it belonged to your Grandmother or Great Grandmother; a purse, a handmade, embroidered handkerchief or a hat. Objects from days gone by that bring to mind loved ones that have also passed on. Preserve them and the stories that go with them for future generations.

Wooden Tokens

Wooden Tokens

Here is a unique set of handmade, soldered, wooden tokens that we custom built a shadowbox for from our large selection of moulding and topped it off with Museum Glass to knock out any glare and maintain the true color of the pieces.  

Going Down?: Elevator Panel

Going Down?: Elevator Panel

Just when we think we have framed everything, something unique shows up to challenge us. Eventually someone will bring in the kitchen sink, but in the meantime, we look forward to accepting any challenge and creating the perfect way to display your cherished objects....

Remembrance: Knights of Columbus Regalia

Remembrance: Knights of Columbus Regalia

This was a heartfelt gift from mother to son. The Knights of Columbus Regalia belonged to his late father. Now it can be displayed in a protected manner and honor the man it represents.  

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