What mount/frame colour?

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I'm getting ready to display about half/a dozen prints on dark oak wooded walls. Myself and the proprieter have agreed on a creamy sort of frame but I'm not sure what mount colour would go well/at all with that colour.

The prints will be mostly bright landscapes/abstracts with a couple of B&W mixed in, 15x10 prints in 20x15 frames.

My initial thought is something like a white mount, but I'm not sure if that will be a bit stark? The other option is to go the other extreme and get a dark mount, but I don't think that will go that well either.

Also that frame size and print size likely to go or look funny?

Anyone use cream frames?:)
 
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I use cream frames and white frames with a similar colour mount - I find they look really nice and have just framed 8 like that today to go on display. I really like the look of the black mounts with black frames but never tried one yet as I tend to stick to the white frames
 
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Don't suppose you could take a photo of one for me could you? Probably a bit of a stretch but it would be nice to see a finished article instead of just a cream frame and mount. :)
 
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Amp34, if I saw the pictures I could tell you instantly what combination you'd need, we fit out pubs with framed photos and artwork and I spend most of my days matching artwork with mounts and frames. Are you local to West Yorkshire by any chance?
 
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They will be along the lines of these (chosen from these anyway) http://wildaboutlife.net/test/gallery/embedded.php

They will all be in the same room so need a consistent theme of one colour frame and one colour mount. Cream and white would probably be my preference at the moment.

Unfortunately not, i'm down south.
 
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What are their frames like? Seem quite cheap in comparison to other places I've looked (both online and local framers). :)
 
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I've not tried them yet. I keep meaning to send off a trial order but haven't got round to it . I bookmarked the page as it's useful to evaluate a frame and mount with the actual image
 
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