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: for $45, you get $110 worth of custom framing services at Pineapple Gallery in Mandeville.
Specializing in conservation framing, the staff at Pineapple Gallery helps to prolong the life of treasured memories with conservation-quality materials. Inside the shop, a wall of samples greets guests as they peruse high-end materials such as museum-quality glass, acid-free mat boards, and a collection of more than 700 frames fit for displaying a photo of a son's first birthday or first trip to the framing store. Though the cost of materials varies just as much as the contents contained within their four sides, complete frame jobs start at $35 for an 8"x10" piece and $120 for a 24"x30" piece.
The professionals at Pineapple Gallery specialize in conservation framing and only use acid-free materials when framing prized family photos and valuable artwork. For added protection, the framers finish jobs with museum-quality glass. Patrons also can look for new wall decorations in Pineapple Gallery’s collection of paintings and prints from various artists.