The Starving Artist in Costa Mesa

Home For Custom Framing and Photo Restoration

and  all Picture Framing Services

2346 Newport Blvd   B1   Costa Mesa, CA               92627                      949-642-9493


Monday--Wednesday--Friday       1 pm to 5 pm   .                                             Tuesday--Thursday---Saturday   10 am to 1 pm.

call for one on one appointments -- before posted hours

    Art as an experience ----your time starts now.

Custom Picture Framing 

 For over 52 years we have served Orange County from our Costa Mesa locations with quality Custom Picture Framing at affordable prices.

We are a family-owned and operated business and hands-on with every step in framing your artwork.


With one of the largest selection of frame samples and mat materials in the area,

we are able to design and build almost any frame or display case.


Call or visit us today.


What do we offer in framing services?

* We will build a Shadowbox to hold your important collection.

* We will create a creative custom mat to display your artwork

* We will restore or repair your photograph

* We will clean and refresh your oil painting

* We will replace your broken picture glass

* We will repair your broken picture frame

* We will build you a Custom Mirror to enhance your home.


All framing is done to or exceeding Conservation Standards

Your Home In Orange County for Custom Framing

We specialize in Custom Framing - from elegant to flashy, simple to extravagent,

we've got something for everyone!


Stop by our store

let us create that perfect framed item for decorating

your living spaceand making it truly your own.


Items Framed

Artwork on Paper

             Original or Reproduction



                Old and New





Military Memorabilia


Sports Memorabilia


Family Hrirlooms


Needlework including textiles  .




Custom created mat design

Artwork openings any size or shape

Designs transfer to mat from Coral Draw

Messages written on the mat

This is all done with the help our Computerized Mat Cutter  


Photo Restoration and Repair

We will scan and restore your photo to near original quality



Replace broken glass with conservation glass or acrylic and repair the frame.


Oil Painting cleaning and varnishing



Do Your Walls need help?                Come see us 


No matter what you want to display

Framing a object, Custom Framing or  Poster Frame


we will create and help you complete your dream.


It might be a family photo, artwork you just received or something that needs new life.


We will " Custom Frame Anything...Frameable"

(for your home or office)

All you need to do is present your ideas. 

We specialize in helping you select the perfect Custom Framing

to express your individual style and tastes,

without the expense of traditional interior design studios.


Looking for inspiration?


We have great ideas for all your indoor and outdoor decorative needs.

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