What Frame Should I Get?

Framing Options

We provide a framing service.

You will have the option to add a frame when ordering the star map.

If you prefer to contact us to add a frame after you have placed the order, email us at help@thenightsky.com with the order number immediately after you have placed the order, with the request to add a frame. We will then send you a paypal payment request to pay for the framing service. Once payment is complete and you send us a screenshot of proof of payment, we will add the frame to the order so that you will receive a framed print.

If you prefer to frame it yourself here's what you need to know:

In USA, Canada and Mexico:

We offer 3 sizes: 12x16", 18x24" and 24x32"

The print is on museum grade, art matte, acid free paper and printed using archival ink. The print is designed to fit a frame of it's size, However if you want to go for a mat surround for example for the 18x24 inch - you will need a 22x28 inch frame with 2 inch mat.

For a mat for the 12x16 inch print you will need a 16x20 inch frame with 2 " mat.

For the 24x32 inch print if you want a mat you will need a 28x36 inch frame with 2 inch mat.

Amazon have endless choices and a lot of people recommend Target, Hobby Lobby and Michaels. If you're looking for something special then your local framing store should be able to help.

In Australia and New Zealand:

You have a choice of 12" x 16", 19.7" x 27.5" - (= 50cm x 70cm) or 24" x 32" - on museum grade, art matte, acid free paper and printed using archival ink. The print is designed to fit any frame of it's size. - if you want the mat surround then go for a larger frame with 2 inch/ 5 cm mat.

https://www.framesnow.com.au/night-sky-frames/ is a store that specialises in 18x24 inch/ 45.7cm x 61 and 50x70 cm frames for nightsky prints. They don't ship to New Zealand though.

Spotlight Australia also have suitable frames:They don't have 18x24 in New Zealand store though.https://www.google.ie/search?q=frames%20site%3Aspotlightstores.com&rlz=1CAASUE_enIE759IE759&oq=spotlight+Australia&aqs=chrome.0.0l6.6222j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&ved=0ahUKEwjuo7_zp5TcAhXpJsAKHTmrAJwQ2wEILQ&ei=q4hEW66iMunNgAa51oLgCQ

Amazon have endless choices. Try https://www.frameshop.com.au/photo-frames/ or https://www.framesnow.com.au/product-category/frames/?filter_size-cm=61-x-45-7-cm&query_type_size-cm=or  If you're looking for something special then your local framing store should be able to help.

For UK:

We offer three sizes, 12x16 inch, 50x70 cm and 24x32 inch prints.

The print is on museum grade, art matte, acid free paper and printed using archival ink. The print is designed to fit a frame of it's size, However if you want to go for a mat surround for example for the 50cm x 70cm print, then go for the 55.88x71.12 cm frame with 5.08 cm mat

For a mat for the 12x16 inch print you will need a 16x20 inch frame with 2 " mat.

For the 24x32 inch print if you want a mat you will need a 28x36 inch frame with 2 inch mat.

In Europe and the Rest of the World:

The print is 50cm x 70cm on museum grade, art matte, acid free paper and printed using archival ink. The print is designed to fit any 50cm x 70cm frame. if you want the mat surround then go for the 55.88x71.12 cm frame with 5.08 cm mat.  IKEA is the most recommended store for Frames and they have good options for matting. Their Virserum frame is 61x91cm and has a mat surround and looks really gorgeous with the star map. You can also try: https://www.frames.co.uk/smart-search/50/70/cm/Most%20Popular/Single%20Mount/Smooth%20White/Black. If your looking for something special then we always recommend your local framing store.

Hope this helps!


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