A good frame improves the beauty of a piece of art, much like wrapping paper increases a present's appeal and a blazing satellite enhances a starry night sky. Embellish your art with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 toward custom framing services, prints, and original artwork at Four Corners Framing Company in Holland.
Certified by the Professional Picture Framers Association, Four Corners preserves prized pieces of art with finely crafted frames sourced from more than 25 different vendors. Customers can choose from a selection of wood and metal frames in a variety of stains and finishes to find the best shell to house their paintings.
Posters, photographs, and puzzles ($20+) can be mounted on foamboard to keep walls warm and well clothed. Those looking to commemorate a special occasion can peruse the signature mats for weddings, graduations, and retirements ($15+), and thread enthusiasts can take advantage of Four Corners' cross-stitch and needlework services. Shadowboxes keep memories safely trapped inside their own dimension, and environmentally friendly bamboo and sorghum moldings are available for holding eco-conscious artwork. Newly framed pieces can be requested for next day availability; Four Corners also offers free delivery services.
Storeowners Kate Black and Michelle Calkins host a gallery of framed and unframed art. From vintage travel posters to nautical charts, Four Corners boasts hundreds of prints and posters that art lovers can claim with money ($15+). Calkins sells her own pieces as well ($40+), and other original artwork includes aerial photographs of Lake Michigan lighthouses and Eisenhower's famous finger-paintings of the Interstate Highway System.
Four Corners Framing Company
Art is both a passion and profession for Michelle Calkins, one of Four Corners Framing Company's experienced artisans. Michelle earned her full certification from the Professional Picture Framing Association after mastering its meticulous techniques for framing pictures, textiles, and memorabilia. The plethora of framing methods and materials—imported from more than 25 vendors—enables any artwork to find its match, be it in a traditional wood frame or a contemporary metal one. Unable to limit her creative talents to the realm of custom framing, Michelle creates vibrant artwork of her own inspired by still lifes, outdoor scenery, and police descriptions.