Having this extra space will allow for cushioning to ensure your product arrives safely. To … Measure your frame and find a double-wall corrugated box that is around 6 inches larger than your frame on all sides. In addition to the boxes for shipping the art canvas, you’ll also need to have the following on hand: Then, fold the small edges of the paper in, pull them over the picture frame, and hold them in place with more tape. If it is not possible to remove the glass and pack it separately, you will need to take extra precautions when packaging the item. Cover the glass glass protection tape if shipped in the frame. Ship any item valued at more than $250 via air, and if the item exceeds 36″ x 36″, have it crated. A while ago, I shared some tips on shipping at through the mail safely and securely: How to Ship and Package Artwork Safely Using these tips will ensure the package is as low in dimensions and weight as possible. The first step to shipping a framed picture is figuring out what materials you will need. (See step-by-step instructions below.) (Do not use glass protection tape on non-glare glass as it may damage the surface.) Smooth out the paper, then set your picture frame on top of it facing down. Place a sheet of brown paper on a flat surface. Grab the long edges of the paper and pull them over the picture frame, securing them with artist tape. There is no need of fitting a small painting in a large box.