Ticket stubs, needlework, oil paintings: the experts at The Great Frame Up have handled them all, turning them into wall-ready hangings. Their selection of hundreds of frames, matting options, and varieties of glass makes it easy for clients to find the right colors and textures to complement their artwork. In addition to custom framing, the professionals offer conservation framing for paintings with monetary value or used napkins with sentimental value. Three-dimensional objects are also a specialty: The experts can slip hockey pucks and musical instruments into acrylic cases or send clients home with one to keep empty in anticipation of finally acquiring that unicorn horn. Inside the store, customers can peruse a selection of ready-made frames and framed art work.
Added Touch Framing and Gallery’s décor experts draw on a combined 26 years of experience as they skillfully frame photographs and jerseys and complement artwork with matting. Using techniques of conservation framing similar to those used by museums, they help customers preserve treasured heirlooms from generations past, such as needlepoints that show the location of grandpa’s buried gold. Staffers also enclose bulky items such as sports jerseys and American flags in wall-ready displays, offering a lifetime warranty on their custom framing craftsmanship. Visitors to the gallery can also take home artwork portraying Americana, architecture, and landscapes, helping to bring sophistication to a living room, hallway, or concrete-walled storage facility.
Added Touch Framing and Gallery demonstrates its dedication to the community by proudly supporting charities such as the Ronald McDonald House and the Vet Center.
The flooring-savvy staff stuff roll upon roll of carpets by Stainmaster, Shaw, and Tuftex into the enormous storeroom of Carpet Barn, each soft spool juxtaposed by a sleek and shiny selection of hardwood, linoleum, and laminate flooring. Inside the emporium, each of the salespeople boasts a minimum of 10 years' experience stocking, selling, and memorizing the zodiac signs of all kinds of flooring, helping customers find the best fit for their home and feet. Choices include plush rugs, environmentally friendly New Zealand wool, bamboo, and cork flooring. The barn dispatches a skilled crew of installers to professionally revamp homes, retail spaces, and baseball fields finally making the switch to linoleum.
The Quilting Bee equips quilters and sewers with the supplies as well as the know-how to create beautiful, timeless textiles. For a demo, sit down at one of the shop's fully equipped Bernina machines, which use software designed to make sewing and embroidery a breeze. Those aiming to brush up on their skills or break into a new hobby can sign up for one of several classes. Restricted to a maximum of 8 students, each session provides students with close attention from a highly skilled instructor who can provide tips on pretty much any sewing-related matter, such as the best thread for repairing a flying carpet.
Like fancy suits, sofa sets are sewn from the same cut of fabric. These matching sets provide a well-rounded look in living rooms, but near misses tend to clash due to their small differences. At 20 show rooms throughout the western US, Mor Furniture for Less arranges complete-room sets so customers can envision the collections in their own homes. Furniture for living rooms, dining rooms, and children's rooms can be found in each store along with individual lamps, tables, and entertainment centers. The stores also carry complete sets of beds, dressers, and nightstands so that homeowners don’t receive criticism from design bloggers in their dreams.
Because no two bodies are alike, The Relaxologiists at Mattress Land use their exclusive bedFit diagnostic technology to determine the ideal snooze position for each customer, as well as the ideal mattress. Comfy Sleep surfaces come from premier brands such as Beautyrest, Sealy PosturePedic, Stearns and Foster, and SleepFit. Shoppers can also upgrade to latex mattresses or Custom mattresses made for each sleepier with separate sides, which accommodates the differing body types of spouses and accidentally conjoined mad scientists.