7 Framed Prints Ecommerce Success Stories [2023]

Updated: January 18th, 2023
Start A Framed Prints Ecommerce

Do you love art and looking for a low-capital business venture? You can start making framed prints and sell them online. Your customers will include interior designers, homeowners, and commercial clients looking to decorate their interior space.

Here is a video illustrating how to start a framed prints business

Framed prints are typically seen in smaller frames featuring various textures and finishes. The popular paper for fine art prints includes cotton-based matted paper and high gloss photo paper. The advantage of starting a framed prints business is that you can make the prints at home and sell them online.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a framed prints ecommerce:

1. Revved Interior Co ($4.8K/year)

Bawuah Boakye (from Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana) started Revved Interior Co over 4 years ago.

$400 / month
1 founders / 1 employees
Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

Case Study

I am Kofi, a young aspiring philanthropist interested in the art industry and fascinated

As a designer and an innovator, my image thrives on self-improvement and creating the best version of myself. I aspire to reach the heights that I set for myself because I believe that I compete with myself. I’ve also focused a lot on self-discovery in terms of finding ways to realize my full potential and what I could do with it. As such, this translates into the image of my business; always pushing to create and present the best versions of my work, and to relay who I am through my work.


2. Matboard & More ($6M/year)

Mehdi Kajbaf (from Atlanta, Georgia, USA) started Matboard & More over 11 years ago.

$500K / month
3 founders / 10 employees
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Case Study

My name is Mehdi Kajbaf, Co-Founder at Matboard and More ™ , the company that makes framing your art easier than you think. We brought sophistication to one of the oldest industries on earth, picture framing.

However, if you can live the life you want, have financial security for the future and the freedom to enjoy it, you are probably successful.


Learn more about starting a framed prints ecommerce:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a framed prints ecommerce?
-> Pros and cons of a framed prints ecommerce

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established framed prints ecommerce
-> Marketing ideas for a framed prints ecommerce

Other resources

-> Framed prints ecommerce tips

4. Van Woof ($1.26M/year)

Luke Emery has a background in design and portrait painting. So he decided to utilize these skills and his e-commerce experience to start a business selling custom pet portraits.

Van Woof specializes in putting your dog or cat into a Renaissance-style oil painting, as if they really posed for t…

Luke Emery (from London, England, United Kingdom) started Van Woof about 3 years ago.

$105K / month
1 founders / employees

Case Study
  • Van Woof was created by Luke Emery, who specializes in making oil paintings of your dog or cat appear as though they are posing for a portrait in Renaissance style.
  • Luke Emery has experience in both portrait painting and design. So he made the decision to launch a company that sells personalized pet portraits using his abilities and his experience with online shopping.
  • Despite not being Luke's first e-commerce venture, this one has taken off like a rocket.
  • From a two-week challenge, it developed into a company that processes $3,500 in orders every day.


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5. Perfy ($300K/year)

Vasa Martinez (from Los Angeles, CA, USA) started Perfy over 1 year ago.

$25K / month
1 founders / 0 employees

Case Study

Hello, I’m Vasa Martinez and I’m the founder of Perfy, a low-sugar soda enhanced with nootropics and adaptogens and up to 90% less sugar than traditional soda.

We're about to break $75k without any ad spend. This is across marketplaces, our website, and retail. We aren't pushing until this next production run, where we tweaked our label to better serve us on the shelf.


6. CATSIVERSE ($2.4K/year)

Timm (from Mönchengladbach, Deutschland) started CATSIVERSE over 1 year ago.

$200 / month
1 founders / 0 employees

Case Study

Hi guys! I am Timm and I’m the founder of CATSIVERSE - Your Cat Universe. I started the business 4 months ago. It all started with building a niche community on Instagram last year. For cat lovers who want to help save cats and protect the planet, CATSIVERSE provides a custom cat portrait service and premium sustainable artwear - because we want to create a better future for all living beings.


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