Wombat Frames Blog


Mirror Makeovers 0

Handmade dress mirrors using Australian recycled timbers. Here using  Australian Brown Gum Timber, Australian Red Gum, Dark Red Ironbark and one wooden mirror painted Antique White for a Shabby Chic look.

Give your mirror glass an instant designer look with a custom mirror frame. Wombat Frames handcrafted mirrors are made of recycled timber and each one can be customized to frame your mirror perfectly. Transforming your living room or bathroom does not have to be expensive. With custom made Mirrors you can do a quick makeover at a low cost.  Framing your mirror is a simple process. Measure mirror and select a frame style. We offer a wide variety to frames to choose from – recycled timber frames, shabby chic white frames. Each piece is unique and can be custom made to suit your mirror sizes if you need. Just bring the mirror over to us at Balmoral, NSW and we can show you our options. If you’re looking for ways to revamp your bathroom, then framing your mirror is an easy, affordable and effective bathroom update. Our frames are carefully crafted by creative staff who make their own designs. All our designs are therefore, unique and exclusive . High quality mirrors are used in manufacturing Wombat mirror frames. You can choose mirrors of any size, and we will customize it to your specifications. The frame wood is sanded and finished with a flat Danish oil finish. We choose timber  with interesting features, grain, colour and character. After careful selection and reworking our artisans transform it to beautiful mirror frames and photo frames. We also stock a wide range of photo frames, white photo frames, recycled timber photo frames and multi photo frames. Our family photo frames make excellent gift for your every occasion.

Caring for Your Timber Photo Frame 0

Unique handmade in Australia small wooden picture frames

Small Handmade Wooden Picture Frames Selection Australia We finish our picture frames with furniture grade Danish Oil. This creates a flat look and seals the timber, protecting it and bringing out the timber colours. As a result, you don't need to do anything our photo frames apart from the odd dust. Do you like to create a rich deeper look to your beautiful handmade timber frame? In this case you can apply more coats of furniture oil, polish or wax. These will build on the base coat and works in the same way as polishing your furniture. A few coats of furniture oil or a bees wax will build up a luster to the timber and deepen the natural color of the timbers. Our shabby chic white picture frames and all the painted frames are made with a high quality flat finish house paint. There is no need to oil or wax these as it will have no affect on the appearance of the photo frames. Apart from a dust, these frames will also look great for years and years. The rustic weathered grey style of frame also is just left unfinished. Apart from the odd dust, these frames will look the same for years , just like old wood in the bush or an old shed. All hardware shops or supermarkets have a shelf or 2 of furniture polish and waxes. Thanks for the interest in our frames and email any inquiries through our contact us page at Wombat Frames.

Why Digital Photo Frames Can’t Beat Traditional Frames 0

Digital cameras have revolutionized photography. The versatile devices have made photography easier than ever before. Digital photo frames are very popular and can hold hundreds of pictures displayed in the form of slide shows. They are amazing but certainly have not replaced old-fashioned wooden photo frames or metal picture frames. One of the biggest limitations of digital photo frames is that they cannot run without electricity. Without power, it is just a blank screen gadget. The other option is to rely on batteries to run them. Although you can use rechargeable batteries, you will need to frequently change out the batteries and recharge them. Other digital drawbacks include the cost. They are expensive. Low cost digital frames display low quality pictures and so, you may not like to buy them. On the contrary, you can invest in high quality timber photo frames and enjoy high quality photos, uninterrupted. A digital photo frame cannot replace the visual and tactile joy in paging through a photo album or looking at a collage photo frame. Digital frames do have their place, but cannot replace traditional photo frames such as white picture frames or timber photo frames. A printed photo in an attractive frame which is basically zero maintenance because you can simply mount, frame and hang the picture – and then leave it alone. There are a wide variety of cool picture frames available today. So, you’ll not need to restrict your choices to get your desired photo frame.

Custom Framing Orders 0

Custom Framing Australia

Framing for Lovely Botanical Artwork by Wombat Frames We get lots of orders for our frames to be made to size for customers. In picture framing, this is called custom framing. We can make any size up to about a 2m long x 1.2m wide image. These really big ones we deliver ourselves or they have to be picked up from Balmoral in the Southern Highlands, NSW, and as a result we don't make these in huge numbers. But we do create a large variety of stunning and interesting frame combinations that will help you sort out your photographs as they are multi opening picture frames. They come in different types of timber and we are happy to advise on which of our recycled timber frame styles will suit an image if you need help. We cut mat-board surrounds and we can supply normal glass as well as non reflective glass. We also do wide format printing if you want to email your image to us for a total print and frame package. Contact us at Wombat Frames today for your Recycled Timber Custom Framing needs.
  • Gabrielle Marlow

Taking Care of Your Special Memories 0

3 opening rustic timber multi picture frame

It is important for us all not let your photographs get damaged or wasted. Photo frames are the best way to preserve those special moments. Photos are a reflection of those memories you share with your dear ones. By framing them in unique photo frames, you can keep them clean and prevent fading for a very long time. Frames vary in a variety of designs, style, shape and material. A beautiful photo frame serves many other purposes than just preserving your memories. It acts as a decorative piece in your home or workplace. You can choose from the gallery of rectangular or square frame photo frame designs, or glossy or antique finishes, simple timbers or plain colors or very colourful and fun and funky frames. We go from country classic picture frames to fun and funky Boho chic photo frames. We also create frames which are multi picture photo frames for large family collages. A picture frame can make a great gift. You can select the best from a wide choice of picture frames as a wedding or birthday gift for your loved ones. You can have some frames, personalized with special messages. Digital photo frames displaying photos in the form of slideshow are a great hit with all gift stores. These photo frames are a combination of technology and fashion. Collage picture frames are available in different unique styles and designs. Photo frames grab the eyeballs of onlookers. Remember to keep in mind, the shape and size of the photograph while choosing a picture frame. Memories are precious as jewels. With beautiful photo frames, keep your photographs safe from the dust of time.

Frame Your Memories with Wombat Frames 0

Large Wooden Multi Photo Frames Australia

Largest Wooden Multi Photo Frames Australia Since 1996, Wombat Frames have been telling stories of people in a unique manner. We all have special memories and pictures bring those moments back to life. Wombat Frames have identified this opportunity to make your special memories extra special by offering a perfect fit to frame those moments. We are photo frame manufacturers based in Australia and have been in this business for over 15 years. Our practical and aesthetic approach to our designs has earned us a good reputation among our clients. We specialise in a large variety of designs such as family photo frames, multi-photo frames, recycled picture frames, collage frames, etc. We pride ourselves in our creativity and our approach to quality. We keep ourselves updated to the latest trends, which keep our range evolving every month. Our happiness knows no bound to when we are able to offer our customers the exact piece to suit their home decor. Using skills in furniture, art and photography, we ensure that every photo frame is unique and special just like your memories. Wombat Frames are available for display at Old Bus Depot Markets, Kingston, Canberra, every Sunday; Glebe Markets, Glebe, Sydney, every Saturday; and Maitland Country Fair Markets and Maitland Show Ground, 1st Sunday every month. You can order online picture frames of your choice from www.wombatframes.com.au. From recycled timber photo frames to collage frame, you can now frame your good memories in style.