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The frame shop like no other

     Custom Framing     Custom Imaging & Printing     Frame & Photo Restoration     

Scott Watkins Fine Photography 

 Monday - Friday 10 to 5
 Saturday by appointment



Antique frame repair

  Frames that have suffered minor to major damage can often be repaired and/or restored.  This antique wood and plaster frame from the 1800's (pictured)  was completely broken at all 4 corners after being shipped from overseas.  Our client thought about replacing the frame believing that it could not be salvaged.  Considering that it was a family heirloom, we felt it was  worth attempting to repair.  Needless to say, after we were done our client left a very happy customer!  



The frame shop like no other
custom picture frame

  Franklin Picture Framing  specializes in framing anything from the ordinary to the extraordinary!  Whether you have a photo, print,  painting,  cherished  keepsake,  or priceless heirloom, we can frame it for you.    

  Our showroom has an  extensive collection of over 2500 frames, mats and glass samples from which to choose.  Daily we hear the word, "WOW" when guests walk through our showroom doors. 

  We are also one of the few frame shops in the area that owns a CMC, computerized mat cutter.  This machine allows us to reach levels of creativity and precision that simply cannot be achieved any other way.

  Now in our 9th year in Franklin, and over 10000 completed projects, we invite you to view our Gallery to see the level of creativity, skill, and craftsmanship that our shop is well known for.



The frame shop like no other

  Almost any kind of damage to photos can be either completely eliminated or significantly reduced with today's computer technologies.  Even severe damage like torn photos can be seamlessly repaired. 

  Fading, discoloration, stains, creasing, water marks and even missing pieces can often be restored to there original glory.


  • Custom Framing
  • Custom Imaging & Printing  -we print your images on paper or canvas (giclee)
  • Frame Restoration & Repair  
  • Broken Glass Replacement
  • Photo Restoration
  • Canvas Stretching

Featured Project 

Few frame shops can produce a product like this fine example.  We created and printed the text as well.  It is what places us, and keeps us, over and above all other shops both near and far.  Our Google reviewers often refer to us as "a hidden gem".  

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Imaging & Printing

The frame shop like no other

  Do you have digital images on your phone, camera or other digital devices that need to be printed?  Our Epson 9900 is just the printer for the job.  It produces images up to 44" wide and of any length.  It can print on either paper or canvas with materials and inks that are designed to last over 100 years!  We can make prints even if you do not need them framed or stretched.  However, if you do need framing or stretching, then we are your one-stop-shop.


We also use this machine to print backgrounds

and custom mats for much of our unique work.  This ability is one of the many design features that sets our shop apart from nearly all other shops both near and far. 

The frame shop like no other

Jeff Norman, CPF
Certified Picture Framer

Front of Franklin Picture Framing Shop
Jeff Norman, CPF


Franklin Picture Framing, located at 90 Prentiss View Dr., Franklin, NC is a 2000 square foot home-based business.  We are 3 miles south of Franklin just 1/2 mile off of 441 (Georgia Road).  Nearby landmarks are the Smoky Mountain Visitor Center, City Electric, and the Subway  Restaurant.  For precise directions to the shop, please watch the 'WHERE ARE WE LOCATED' video or click the 'OUR LOCATION' tab at the top of the header.

Co-owners, Jeff Norman, CPF, and Scott Watkins take pride in offering the highest levels of creativity and professionalism in every piece produced in their shop.


Jeff has over 22 years of experience and holds the distinguished recognition of being one of the very few Certified Picture Framers (CPF) in the mountains of WNC as awarded by the international Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA).  He is current on all the latest preservation materials and techniques in the industry. It is worthy to note that Jeff has even framed items that have gone to the moon and back on both the Apollo and Space Shuttle missions.  Only the best certified picture framers and frame shops would ever be entrusted with such rare and historic objects!



            "Always look for the CPF designation after a

         framers' name; it is your quality assurance

           that you are dealing with the most 

         knowledgeable, educated, tested and

        experienced framers in the business." 




Jeff Norman CPF Certificate

Scott Watkins


Scott manages the overall operations of the shop, making sure that everything runs smoothly.  In his free time, he is an avid photographer.  Many of his local photos are displayed and sold throughout Franklin as well as through the frame shop. 


VRBO, (Vacation Rentals By Owner) has even used some of his real estate photos in their national television advertising campaigns


About Us




Did you know?
has more
for creativity, selection & price
than all frame shops
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*highest rated frame shop based on Google reviews of
all shops within a 120-mile radius of Franklin, NC


Now in our 9th year, browse through a few samples of the more than 10000 projects we have framed since we opened in 2014. 
Click a category to open the gallery.


US Navy Shadowbox

Creative Mat Designs

First birthday framed photo

Multiple Openings

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Framed football jersey




Custom framed tartans that went to the moon


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Custom framed wedding photo

Certificates, Awards & Diplomas

Custom framed certificates

LED Lighting

Custom framed clown shoes

Jumbo Projects

Oversized custom frame
Contact Us

Contact Us

Business Hours: 
Monday - Friday 10 to 5
Saturday by appointment

Tel:  828-524-9525 (this # cannot receive text)


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