Six preserved tarantulas, a 6-foot puzzle of The Last Supper, and a full-length pro baseball uniform: Affordable Framing can?and has?framed them all. Since 1987, the McVey family has sought out dedicated staffers to help build custom frames from their inventory of more than 60,000 feet of moulding, thousands of sheets of matting, and tons of UV protective glass. They also inspire home decorators with preframed pieces and prints from local artists. Affordable Framing also has experience with corporate framing projects, including work for the Salem Hospital and the Oregon Military Department, in addition to numerous retirement facilities.
With a kaleidoscopic selection of Benjamin Moore paints at hand, Capital Paint’s chromatic connoisseurs help douse dreary walls and begrimed home exteriors in vibrant colors. An in-store consultation guides guests through thousands of paint-color options and enlists a medium to consult the restless spirit of van Gogh. The friendly staff also gladly mixes pints of sample paint for indecisive individuals to take home and compare with their current shade ($4–$6.84 each). A can of ben Interior Primer readies previously painted surfaces for a thorough shellacking ($29.49/gal.), and ben Interior Paint sashays across walls for a smooth and flat finish ($33.99–$35.99/gal.). The eco-friendly Natura line of paints meets strict environmental standards and is available in a variety colors––such as "Hulk Hogan" tan.
Color Tile of Salem’s IICRC-certified carpet cleansers un-sully floor coverings of all dispositions with state-of-the-art technology. Decrud three rooms of filthy fibers with Color Tile of Salem’s eight-step carpet-cleaning process, which uses Sapphire Scientific equipment to evict shag-sitting particles and other dulling debris. Offending floor blankets receive a hot-water extraction, which dissolves soil, dirt, and domestic lava flows, and creates up to 400 square feet of picturesque carpetscapes.
With nine locations throughout the region, Mattress World Northwest brings healthful relaxing sleep to thousands of Oregonian bedrooms. Sean Hathaway and Sherri Hiner display an unshakeable state pride through their long success as an Oregon-based company, curating a huge selection of pillow-top, memory-foam, and gel mattresses from brands such as Englander, Sealy, and ComforPedic, and sporting matching tattoos of the official state farm animal.
Staying true to Sherri's motto of "do right and sleep tight," Mattress World Northwest not only helps friends and customers rest easy with an abundance of brand-name mattresses, but also remains active in the community through support of the Portland Police Sunshine Division and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
BedMart furnishes restful sleep with an arsenal of slumber-inducing mattress sets. The solid support of King Koil’s Arlington model ($779.95–$1,199.95) relieves bodies of the aches accrued from overworking pressure points and napping in ball pits, and Serta’s Perfect Sleeper Arborwood ($979.95–$1,399.95) a memory-foam mattress that cradles snoozers with detachable arms. Three comfort options for Five Star Mattress’s Stanwyck ($479.95–$799.95) can accommodate sleepers of all persuasions, from the hibernation-ready extra firm to the fluffy pillow top.
A small group of artists walks past racks of tassels, fringes, and beads, dragging fingers gently across the myriad textures of more than 2,000 bolts of fabric. The Instock Fabrics show room wraps and rolls a rainbow of textiles and accessories that beg to be converted into slipcovers, drapes, or a friend for a lonely kite that keeps trashing the house. Tags from popular brands, such as Covington, Waverly, and Braemore, dapple the aisles, and a gallery for custom orders parades more than 20,000 additional fabrics, distinct trims, and pieces of hardware. After perusing swatches for a bedspread or a pillowcase, patrons can suss out the tablecloth situation or utilize a set of precut curtains as a vine-style swing to perfect their Tarzan bellow.