Float Frame Options

FLOAT FRAME OPTIONS

Float frames allow a canvas to float inside a solid wood frame. The full size of the canvas is in full view, including a fraction of the sides. There's a gap between the frame and the canvas edge. The face of the frame beside the canvas is approximately 1/2". Canvas paintings usually come in 2 sizes - 3/4" thick and 1.5" thick. Of course artists do choose other depths of stretcher bars. So be sure to ask about the depth of the canvas if you plan to frame it.

Common Options:

Two most common sizes: Gallery 2" deep and Regular 1" deep

Common Colours: Black, Champagne, Silver, Gold, White, Brown, Natural Wood

Choose a black float frame for a contemporary finish. Framing your canvas is a polished look. 1/2" face width, approximately 1/4" gap or less between canvas and frame edge. Black sides. Champagne coloured frames are also referred to as Antique Silver. They are a softer silver and work great between a gold and a night silver. Choose a float frame for a polished finish. 1/2" face width, approximately 1/4" or less gap between canvas and frame edge. Champagne sides. Silver float frames are a great choice to brighten a canvas. Choose a silver float frame for a contemporary finish. Framing your canvas is a polished look. 1/2" face width, approximately 1/4" or less gap between canvas and frame edge. Silver sides. Gold float frames are used to brighten a canvas and a space, matching other gold features in the room. It POPS. Choose a gold float frame for a polished look. 1/2" face width, approximately 1/4" or less gap between canvas and frame edge. Gold sides. Choose a white float frame for a fresh look, brightening a canvas. Choose a white float frame for a contemporary finish. Framing your canvas is a polished look. 1/2" face width, approximately 1/4" or less gap between canvas and frame edge. White sides. Choose a brown float frame for a finished look, softer than black. Framing your canvas is a polished look. 1/2" face width, approximately 1/4" or less gap between canvas and frame edge. Brown sides. Choose a varnished natural wood float frame to match your decor. The neutral finish complements a canvas giving it a completed look. Choose a natural wood float frame for a contemporary finish. Framing your canvas is a polished look. 1/2" face width, approximately 1/4" or less gap between canvas and frame edge. Natural wood sides.