Professionally framing photos is expensive but there is a cheaper way to get the professional look using mat/mount board and a off the shelf frame.
Cut mat board to size using a guillotine to fit inside frame, then use a mat cutter to cut the border around photo. Add mat/mount board and photo to frame.
Materials and Equipment Needed
Mat / mount board
Off the shelf photo frames
Mat or mount board is flat piece of paper-based material used in picture framing, which serves as decoration and to separate the art from the glass. Putting…
A mat cutter or mat board cutter is used to cut mat board (at an angle) before inserting it into the (photo / painting) frame.