While the official Apartment Therapy Cure is long over, I've still been making some small improvements and will make updates here occasionally.
I possess one and only one piece of real art, a painting by my sister. I decided it deserved a real frame, not the Ikea frames I use in the rest of my home. I got a recommendation for a DC frame shop that lets you do some of the work yourself to reduce costs. The frame looks great! Here it is: