While a fancy picture frame can make a mediocre piece of art look like a masterpiece, frames worn around the head can also fool strangers into thinking you’re a Dutch royal. Fancify your art with today's Groupon: for $55, you get $125 worth of custom framing at Around the Corner Framing, located in the South End.
The skilled framers at Around the Corner use high-quality materials such as hand-painted bevels and machine cut, acid-free matting to preserve works of art within an aesthetic framework. The store’s frame-fabricators specialize in conservation techniques, assuring that important pieces are equipped to endure the torments of time. Choose from a staggering selection of frame and mat-board samples to enshrine an old portrait of relatives or pay homage to a memorable BLT. Around the Corner crafts handsome displays for 8” x 10” pictures ($85), jerseys ($250+), and frames diplomas ($95–$125), which means newly graduated can proudly present their PhD without having to worry about their kids using it as paint-by-numbers adventure.