As the name might suggest, Daddy's Kitchen is truly a family business. The restaurant recreates traditional meals with Southern-inspired soul food and dessert recipes plucked straight from grandma's cookbook. Although the specials change every day, heaping portions of beef short ribs, turkey wing and cornbread dressing, and fried catfish frequently play well with sides including macaroni and cheese, greens, and candied yams. Homemade desserts, including peach cobbler, banana pudding, and a rotating assortment of cakes, bring each meal to a sweet conclusion.
Wall Designs has been crafting custom window treatments for the past 25 years, offering free in-home consultations to help homeowners craft treatments from thousands of available fabrics, styles, patterns, textures, and colors. Cover casements in locally produced vertical blinds ($173 for 85"x84"), or opt for woven wood shades ($145 for 48"x72"), featuring custom options such as privacy linings and edge binding (additional fees may apply for these features). Carrying customized drapes to fit every size windows, Wall Designs also offers a selection of frameless or plantation shutters, as well as pinch pleat sheers ($335 for 120"x96"), made with durable fibers that will not stretch, fade, or hide from incoming UV rays. This Groupon does not cover the cost of installation, which starts at $85.
The highly credentialed technicians at Trela Roofing and Remodeling do a lot more than roofing and remodeling. The company name is a holdover from its beginnings in 1952, though today, the company spreads its attention throughout the interior and exterior of the house. On the outside, they handle duties such as hand-nailing shingles on the roof, repairing and installing gutters, and installing sliding patio doors. Meanwhile, remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, painting, and installing solar water heaters to heat panic room jacuzzis are a few of the services they perform inside of the house.
The creative team of framers and decorators at Foursided stocks stacks of creative greeting cards and paraphernalia. The self-described "frame nerds" do more than cultivate a collection of stationery by planting paper seeds in nearby printing presses; they also place prints and objects into frames and furnish homes with original pieces by a handful of favored artists. Staffers also buy and sell vintage flash cards, puzzle pieces, and letter tiles harvested from a variety of objects.
Owner Todd Mack has worked in framing for 20 years, and he draws on his vast experience when custom mounting a broad spectrum of pieces. Vintage and recycled frames, archival framing, and shadow boxes are a few of the options available. Mack's interest in shadow boxes makes perfect sense to visitors who take a look at his own art, which assembles found photos and objects in forms that aren't always 2-D.
On HGTV's Urban Oasis, interior designer Vern Yip ornamented a luxury apartment with prints gathered from Foursided's expansive collection. In that collection, colorful shelves of letter blocks, maps, corks, baby-doll heads, and harmonicas turn personal, nostalgic objects into stylish new decorations. Candles, jewelry, and books round out the gift selections.
Framing Mode & Gallery bolsters art collections and local artists alike inside its custom framing shop and art gallery. Framing artisans with more than 20 years of industry experience craft custom picture borders fitted to each piece's dimensions, using metal and wood frames, ultraviolet protective glass, and built-in rocket boosters to befuddle would-be art thieves. A collection of framed original works—including posters, limited-edition signed prints, and paintings—stands ready to cover blank household walls. The shop invites painters, metalworkers, and mashed-potato sculptors to display their works inside its gallery space, which hosts events to promote the inspired pieces of local artists.
Here at Groupon we're ecstatic about today's deal because so much of the world is currently unframed. And if you're like us, you don't know where to start. That's why we've brainstormed this list of things you could potentially get framed with today's great deal: