A Frame Can Help Tell Your Picture’s Story

Welcome to The Framing Format

At The Framing Format in St. Johnsbury, VT, customers find beautiful custom framing services. We offer archival materials, stretching of needlework and canvas, dry-mounting, matting, and thousands of molding styles to choose from, and we encourage the re-use of existing frames. Our helpful staff supports artists and do-it-yourselfers who want to frame their own work, with materials and supplies for sale, and plenty of free advice.

Call 802-748-3964 & let us know what we can do for you

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“One of the state’s most respected framers. . .”

Darcie McCann
Director NEK Chamber of Commerce

“They do wonderful work and go out of their way to accommodate.”

Dwight Lakey
Danville, VT

“Never less than a beautiful job, and no one gives more generously of her time and talent to St. Johnsbury area organizations.”

Terry Hoffer
Danville, VT

“Fantastic framers – Sharon has great taste and tons of experience, so her recommendations are always just right.”

Janis Raye
St. Johnsbury, VT

A Little About Us

Sharon Reihmer - Framing Format - St. Johnsbury, VT

Sharon Reihmer

Sharon Reihmer started framing in 1967 at Kent Studios in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She majored in art at Penncrest High School, attended Hussian School of Art, then moved to Vermont in 1972. The Framing Format opened in 1976 on Railroad Street in St. Johnsbury, and moved to its present location on Lafayette Street in 1981. The shop provides a relaxed atmosphere that encourages sharing and “story-telling” which often helps to inform the design choices of each custom framing project. In addition, Sharon co-publishes the Green Mountain Trading Post, is a Fairbanks Museum Fellow, and is a board member of the LSC Foundation.

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Non-Profit Work

We are proud to support local nonprofits with in-kind donations of framing.

  • St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
  • Fairbanks Museum
  • St. Johnsbury History & Heritage Center
  • Catamount Arts
  • Northeast Kingdom Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Johnsbury Academy – Skills USA
  • Umbrella
  • Davies Memorial Library
  • Riverside School
  • Thaddeus Stevens School
  • Good Living Senior Center

Get in touch with The Framing Format today.

The Framing Format in St. Johnsbury, VT

The Framing Format
485 Lafayette St
St Johnsbury, VT 05819

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