- Published on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 00:42
- Written by Super User
Carolina Beach has a new business that has recently opened in Federal Point Plaza, Tip Top Framing. Skip Sprague and his family are new to the area, and he has opened a custom picture framing business bringing with him more than 20 years of experience.
He offers custom framing, mat cutting, dry mounting, replacing glass and frame repair. Everything is done right there in the store, it is not sent away, making it more personable and individualized. Sprague knows what it takes to work with art pieces, with each piece being different he knows how to work with them.
There is a wall display of the frames he has to offer and they will match any décor. Also offered, are pieces of artwork from all over, Maine, New York, Bali, Vermont and more. There are hand-blown glass pieces, “snow globes” but the pieces are filled with silver, copper or 24k gold and come in different shapes. He is also looking for local artists’ works; if interested go and talk to him.
Prices are competitive. He offers a 10 percent discount on the total cost if you prepay, but prepayment is not required. He asks for 50 percent down and accepts major credit cards, checks or cash. The turn-around time to get a full framing and matting of picture is 10 days, some jobs may be shorter and some longer.
He will work with other frames other than what he offers. Like Tip Top Framing on Facebook, he updates the page regularly and runs specials through that media.
He is in tune with the artists and the art world.