What You'll Get
Oafish 18th-century collectors once cut off part of Rembrandt's 34-character painting Night Watch to fit their wall, forever obscuring the location of Waldo. Practice nondestructive painting presentation with today's Groupon: for $49, you get $125 worth of custom framing at Grand Frame Inc. in Arlington Heights.
Grand Frame Inc. employs a host of frame whisperers who coax gilded outlines to fit around any object they encounter. The framers vow that each framing will be completed within a week, and they perform all bordering business on-site in their 8,000-square-foot showroom and workshop. Grand Frame Inc. imports all frames from Italy and frames all Italian importers for jaywalking. The company will also happily frame any and all unusual objects, with past projects containing anything from LCD TVs to sports jerseys and trophies.
Although custom-service rates vary based on numerous factors, prices usually begin around $100. A small custom frame with matte could cost anywhere from $80–$125, a poster without matte would be around $80, and custom jersey framing with your choice of background color starts at $349.99, including tax.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Sep 28, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for custom framing. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Grand Frame, Inc.
Grand Frame Inc, an Arlington Heights establishment since 1974, corrals more than 3,000 frames, posters, and display museum cases in its 8,000 square-foot space. Gary Grana, the framery's cofounder, holds two patents in framing technology and has passed his passion for the industry to several members of his family who now guide customers through framing options for sports memorabilia, wedding photos, and lovingly audited tax documents. In addition to carefully inspecting every project that goes through the shop, Gary's expert staff also doles out frame-hanging services to help complete customers' decor. Over the years, the store has continuously evolved its services by offering LCD TV framing and Grand Gone Green products, a signature line that embraces an eco-friendly approach to picture framing.