Featured Moulding: The Biltmore Series

Featured Moulding: The Biltmore Series

We have a lot of really great mouldings and frames around the shop. Seriously, if you haven’t stopped in, we have hundreds of frame samples on the walls to help find the perfect piece for any subject and setting. But we wanted to take a couple of our favorites and show them off. So, without…

That’s right, we totally went to the Bridal Show!

That’s right, we totally went to the Bridal Show!

We’ve been wanting to show off some of the new techniques that we’ve picked up lately, but we just haven’t been finding the right opportunity. So when we saw that the Cleveland Bridal Expo was coming up, it all just clicked! Obviously we do a top-notch (if we do say so ourselves) job at framing…

What’s your favorite project? Jeannine’s favorite:

What’s your favorite project? Jeannine’s favorite:

Of course, we love most of the projects that we’ve gotten to work on around here at McDonald Niklaus, because we really do love our jobs! But we wanted to start taking a look back at some of our favorite projects for each of the staff. So we started asking everyone to think back to…

We’ve got some last minute gifts that don’t seem last minute!

We’ve got some last minute gifts that don’t seem last minute!

That’s right, it happened again. You swore that you wouldn’t let it happen this year, but then there was the kids’ thing, and mom was in the hospital, then the thing with the PTO, and now it’s only a couple days until Christmas and you still have half your shopping list to go. And, while you…

A moment in Indian Valley Basketball history!

A moment in Indian Valley Basketball history!

This project actually started more than 45 years ago when Mike started collecting newspaper clippings about the amazing season his basketball team, the Indian Valley South Rebels, were having. This was in the fall of 1971. As the season rolled on, they ended up winning the Class A Ohio State High School Basketball Championship in…

Canvas Float Frames

Canvas Float Frames

One of the newest directions in modern custom framing is floating canvas frames. As we’ve seen more people embrace both custom artwork and photos and art printed on canvas, it’s increases the need for more creative framing options for these pieces. Floating canvas frames are perfect for stretched canvas art. Basically, an “L” shaped frame…

What in the world is that? Mat Cutter Edition

What in the world is that? Mat Cutter Edition

So obviously that main component of creating a custom framing is the frame, but only slightly less critical is the matting that can add depth, color, interest, artistry and even emotion. In case you’re new to the framing world, the photo mat is a foam-core board that usually covered in paper or some other texture….

Christmas Gifts That it’s Almost Too Late to Order!

Christmas Gifts That it’s Almost Too Late to Order!

While we do have some stuff in the shop that’s ready to pick up today, the bulk of our business is custom orders. And once December hits, it’s really gonna be almost too late to get any custom work done. We’ve already got the framing elves working extra hours to get our holiday orders finished…

Small Business Saturday Relaxation Party

Small Business Saturday Relaxation Party

The holiday can be an odd time. You’re looking forward to spending time with family and bringing joy to those around you, but prepping for those times is actually pretty stressful, and absolutely doesn’t make you joyful. We want to help! To celebrate Small Business Saturday and to help you recover from Black Friday, we’re…

Get the ball rolling early on a personalized Christmas gift.

Get the ball rolling early on a personalized Christmas gift.

I know, I know, it’s really early to be talking Christmas. It’s a big no-no and we want to enjoy fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving as much as anyone. But here’s why we’re bringing it up now. Invariably, every year people come to us with ideas for custom gifts they’d like to give someone, but they…

What are we up to at McDonald Niklaus? Specialized Printing

What are we up to at McDonald Niklaus? Specialized Printing

We’re always trying to stay on the cutting edge here at McDonald Niklaus because it always seems like there’s always something new and awesome we want to get involved in! Check out the latest, specialized printing across multiple mediums. One of our suppliers has started printing pictures and images on acrylic and aluminum and other…

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McDonald Niklaus Framing & Gifts is a full service custom frame shop & gift gallery that strives to bring the best, most unique framing to our customers. McDonald Niklaus also sells many amazing handcrafted gifts made locally and throughout the USA.

700 Boulevard St
Dover, Ohio

(330) 364-3136

Shop@McNikFraming.com

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