Expert Custom Framing in Denver

Looking for a Denver picture framing store? AUM has been the choice for expert custom framing in the Denver area for more than 35 years. Our staff of highly-qualified, experienced framing professionals are praised for their superb craftsmanship and unique designs. Design options are virtually limitless as we have the largest and most varied selections of mouldings in the region (over 5,000) including welded steel and leather frames. We also offer high quality, hand-carved, gilded, stained, and custom finish closed corner frames. Check out our closed-corner website.

After nearly two decades designing and crafting custom framing, Tam O’Neill retired on January 31, 2022 and transitioned Cherry Creek Custom Framing (CCCF) to Trevor Byrne, owner of AUM Framing & Gallery and Dry Creek Gold Leaf (AUM/DCGL). We welcome Tam’s customers and can promise them exceptional personalized service, amazing designs, and impeccable craftsmanship.  If you were a customer of Cherry Creek Custom Framing please feel free to stop in and say hi, even if you don’t have any framing needs at the moment.  We’d love to chat and show you around our workshop; you’ll be blown away by the space and frame selection compared to Tam’s Detroit Street location.

We frame everything and repair & restore wooden frames.

Our creative artisans have the most extensive and varied experience of any custom frame store in the Rocky Mountain region. We frame everything from children’s art to museum quality fine art and everything in between. We can handle large and unusual jobs that others can’t, but we frame what they can too. Whether you’re looking for fine art framing, poster framing, jersey framing, portrait framing, photograph framing, diploma or certificate framing, custom mirror framing, 3 dimensional objects including sports memorabilia framed in shadow boxes or acrylic display cases, conservation framing, gallery style framing, contemporary, modern or period frames or even just canvas stretching or glass replacement we can help you. Think of us as the A-Z of everything to do with framing. We also repair and restore wood frames.  Even though we think we’ve framed pretty much everything that can be framed we’re always open to a new challenge.   Call or email us with a quick explanation of what you’re looking for and we’ll give you the information you need.

We’re here to help you navigate the myriad of choices and stay within budget.

Poster framing

Even a simple print can be “jazzed up” to create a lasting memory of a trip or event.

Custom framing can be a little overwhelming since there are numerous choices for every element. Not to worry – our designers will explain everything, so you can make an educated decision within your budget. We invite you to visit us for a no-cost design session.

Our Denver custom frame shop is one of the largest in the area; 5,000 sq. ft of design, workshop, and studio space including spaces for gilding and frame restoration. We have a state-of-the-art spray booth for custom finishes. We believe that the best products should be well made and built to last. That’s why we build everything on-site so that we can control the quality of each job. We’re so proud of our quality that we guarantee the materials (against manufacturer defects) for as long as you own the piece.

When you bring your framing project to us, you expect the best, and that is exactly what you will get from start to finish. We organize, design, and create complete framing solutions from your treasures. From creative ideas to hanging hardware, we provide innovative design and quality workmanship, so you can enjoy your piece for years.

What else do we do?

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Decorative Box

Hand-made boxes make a unique gift

  • custom frame mirrors
  • build custom display boxes (wood and plexiglass) and shelving
  • source art works
  • offer prints, ceramic and bronze sculptures, leather furniture and accessories hand-made in Peru, and antique frames

Pickup and Delivery.

Have a really large piece or multiple pieces of art that won’t fit in your vehicle? No problem; we offer free pick up and transportation to our Denver custom framing store for your design session and then delivery back to you once everything is complete (10-mile radius from our store – call us for pricing for other locations).


We’re located in Denver’s City Park West neighborhood on the northwest corner of East Colfax Ave. and York St.  In addition to metered parking on Colfax, free parking is available at the rear of the building.  The car park is accessed either directly from York St (southbound) or from the alley off Colfax that runs alongside the West wall of the building.  Our workshop can be accessed through the rear door (it’s purple so you can’t miss it) from that car park.  Just ring the doorbell and someone will let you in.

Like to see some of our recent projects?

Please take a look at our portfolio page to see some examples of our recent work.

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