Framing a Sports Jersey.
There is not one “best” way to frame a sports jersey.
Not everyone has identical tastes.
The best way is tailored to your own personality.
Megan is a fan of Brett Favre (in 2015 the Green Bay Packers retired his number “4”). And she brought in an autographed jersey and an official photo of Brett signing the jersey.
I always look forward to Megan and husband, Jeremy, coming in or sending in items for framing!
(And they live in my second favourite province, Saskatchewan)
No, they don’t bring chocolate.
(Which is a good thing as I am not lacking in supply)
But what they do bring is better – their great sense of style.
I always feel the resulting framing designs are better than it would have been without their input and direction.
Now getting back to sports jerseys . . .
Typically mass produced framed jerseys are all similar – they lie flat. They are safe design that appeal to a majority of people.
Don’t get me wrong, these are nice presentations.
But sometimes you may want something different from everyone else. And that is where I can also help.
Custom framing allows for more flexibility, more creativity and can be further personalized by adding items that may hold more meaning to you.
For Megan we decided to mount the jersey on a spliced hunter green, yellow and bright white mat strategically layered to highlight the jersey. Megan did not particularly care if the jersey was mounted flat however the size of the framed piece was a concern.
(Not sure why but most autographed jerseys are XL)
So to minimize the frame size, we simply tucked over one side of the jersey and placed the photo in the resulting open space. The jersey is intact and can be removed without damage.
The result is a fun, eye-catching, unique conversation piece.
And it is fitting: the jersey is “off-side”.
Not all sports jersey framing needs to be the same.
It is well worth the investment of time and money to have it (or anything else you love) framed to suit you.
Others may have Green Bay envy!
About Karen – A creative business owner who specializes in framing unusual items. When not transforming objects into framed masterpieces for clients, she indulges her sweet tooth with all things dark chocolate and unwinds with a good biography and a cappuccino.