At Frame Works, We Think Outside The Frame

Creative Custom Picture Framing for Johnston, Iowa

Frame Works is a full service picture framing & art gallery that has provided the Des Moines area with quality craftsmanship and superior customer service since 2008. We do more than simply frame your piece of art, your keepsake, or your special momento. At Frame Works we specialize in “thinking outside the frame.” Our creative designers take the time to understand your framing needs and work with you to achieve the perfect finished piece. With over 700 frame styles and endless combinations of mat choices, we can help you create a framed piece that is attractive and memorable. Whether it is a child’s drawing, a poster, a piece of fine art or a shadow box full of memories, Frame Works can capture your ideas for that perfect finished piece.

Custom Picture Framing Des Moines

Custom Framing

Preserve Your Memories

Display & protect your cherished artwork by custom framing it with the professionals. We are committed to superior customer service, quality craftsmanship & preservation grade materials.

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Behind The Frame Testimonials

Behind The Frame

The Stories Behind The Art

Every project that we frame here at Frame Works has a story behind it, and we love hearing them! Proper framing & display helps you tell your story in a way that lets you enjoy it every day!

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NextArtShow Falling

Our Next Show

“Old Ghosts”

We feature talented local artists in our eclectic gallery.

Frame Works is pleased to announce the photography exhibition Old Ghosts featuring works of art by local photographer John Sepanic. The show will open at Frame Works, 5800 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, Iowa on Saturday, May 7, 2016 and hang in the gallery until May 31, 2016.

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Picture It First Frame Visualization

See Your Finished Art

Before We Even Start!

See your artwork framed BEFORE you decide which frame you want to buy. Our unique Picture-It First technology helps you make better framing decisions faster than ever. We also have an online framing design tool so you can upload your own images and choose a frame from the comfort of your own home.

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Why Choose Frame Works for your next project?
  • We think outside the frame!
  • Superior customer service with friendly designers to help you
  • Quality craftsmanship and preservation-grade materials
  • Huge selection of colors, finishes and styles
  • Budget-friendly options that won’t break the bank