Far From The Matting Crowd: How To Make Your Own Double Mats For Your Pictures

Using a mat around your framed picture will highlight the colours in the artwork or photograph. This technique will also enlarge the framing area and protect the print or painting from pressing against the glass. Using two mats in compatible colours adds even more depth to the piece. Here's how you can make your own double mats to bring to the frame shop or use to frame a picture yourself.