Both a framed work of art and a finicky antique cannon add a lot of personality to a living room at the simple expense of a few holes in the wall. Maximize aesthetics while minimizing structural damage with today’s Groupon: $35, you get $70 toward custom framing at Magnolia House Custom Framing in Fuquay-Varina.
Boasting more than 20 years of experience, Magnolia House's certified Master framer, Shirley Hunsberger, helps artwork and mementos perch stylishly on walls, enclosed in glass and snug borders. Hunsberger mats objects, ranging from two-dimensional artworks to three-dimensional Cube film memorabilia on a decorative board, fits glass over them, and surrounds them with form-fitting little black frames ($75.56 for a basic 8"x10"). Prices range widely depending on materials used, and customers can choose from 10 different types of glass, acrylic, and Plexiglas, more than 2,000 moldings, and a variety of specialty services, including custom collages and engraved plates.