Fabric embossed matting at Lampros Gallery, the craft of custom photo mats, as we know it, was born in the Renaissance period, a time of enlightenment, great minds began to once again envision the wonders and beauties of the universe and create works to personify those visions and create custom framing here in Texas.

Fabric Embossed Matting Custom Photo Mats


The act of using multiple layers of mat board with designs added to thematically enhance the piece and then adhering a fabric over the mat to keep the design subtle and yet unique.


A sample of embossed matting

The results are rarely any less than captivating and almost always provoke conversation. F.A.Q. How on earth did you do that? Most common response: Framing magic.

1997 First Place -
1997 First place / Popular Choice -

Permanently on display in the

PPFA's National Print Framing Competition
Texas Gulf Coast Chapter competition
Picture Framing Hall of Fame at PPFA headquarters in Richmond, VA