Pictures propped against walls, crammed in closets, or carried away by picture-thieving magpies can't be beheld. Today’s Groupon increases art visibility: for $45, you get $100 worth of custom framing at Frame It Yourself.
With more than 700 frame moldings and more than 500 mat colors to choose from, Frame It Yourself is a full-service framing shop that lets the customer do as much of the framing process as he or she wishes. Save time and money for later visits to the badger racetrack by opting for one of Frame It Yourself’s right-angle eye-candy encasers—prices vary by size, with an 18”x24” (or other dimensions equaling a total of 42”) frame running $100 with glass, single mat, and backing included. Foreigners to framing can check out samples of Frame It Yourself’s past work for inspiration, or they can tap into the 20-plus years of experience of the shop’s staff members, who are happy to assist with the framing process. Discover which frame molding best complements your watercolor portrait of 24th Vice President Garret Hobart, or delve into mat matches for your photo of the Mona Lisa.
Though Frame It Yourself has yet to receive many online reviews, eight Yelpers give it a five-star average rating:
Clairemont Mesa East
5523 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
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