"They are competitively priced (in fact, the best prices I could find in the area)." ~ Holly

"We've tried other framers in Asheville, and our experience with Frugal Framer has been the best, hands down. We recommend them without reservation. And their work is museum quality." ~David Larry

"Incredible service, and a strong commitment to local artists. Support this local business, they do amazing work and have better prices than the chain stores." ~Stacy Redmon

1st Place




Custom picture framing since 1975

Voted the #1 picture framer in Asheville 2015 and 2016!  An Asheville tradition since 1975, the Frugal Framer has been framing art, memorabilia and our customers' unique artifacts with care for over forty years.  We approach every project with a sincere sensitivity to our customers' aesthetic ideas, the ability to respond with creative solutions and a respect for each customer's budget and ultimate goal for the finished product. Because we stock over 450 moulding options we are able to provide a standard one week turn around (or faster if requested by the customer) and can offer the most competitive prices in the region.  In addition to our large standard line of moulding, we offer many special order styles available as a standard two week or less turn around. Satisfied customers have come to recognize and rely upon our tradition of excellence,  dependability and creative solutions for all their framing needs.  

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