Mother’s Day is this month, so now is the best time to design custom canvas prints for your mom! We have some creative ideas that can help you with creating a unique gift for the special mom in your life. Our online customizer tool lets you upload images and add text to your design. This opens a lot of possibilities with what you can create. Your imagination is the only limit. We have also put together some ideas to help you get started with putting together the perfect custom canvas design.
Baby photos always are a way to melt mom’s heart. If there is a baby in the household, you can take creative photos of the baby in the comfort of the home. Instead of going to a professional photography studio and spending a lot of money, you have everything you need already. Drawing inspiration from a creative mother, such as Queenie Liao, you can create fantasy scenes with objects found around the house. Queenie creates vibrant scenes with common house hold items such as linen and baby toys. You can also cut out shapes using felt, that can be found at a local crafting store. Most images also will be of good enough quality for printing if taken with a smart phone. But if you have your own camera, then that is even better! This is a great way to create something unique for mom.
Poems are also a great way to express your love on custom canvas prints. You can write a poem of your own and add it to a canvas using the text tool. If you are not much into poetry, then writing a letter on a canvas is also another great way to design a custom canvas gift. There are a lot of backgrounds to choose from and a lot of fun text to choose from too.
A photo canvas collage is a fun way to put together many photos into one photo canvas. This design is great for kid’s bedrooms and college rooms. You can put together a collection of photos onto one canvas when creating this collage look. With the text tool, you can also add words and a date to the canvas. This is a fun type of design and also makes for good gifts during special occasion such as graduation, birthdays, and Christmas. Here are some helpful tips to get you started.
How to Create a Photo Canvas Collage
Our online customizer tool allows you to upload multiple pictures. From there, you can resize and rotate the pictures to your liking. You can also use the tool to bring certain photos to the foreground or background. This is good for layering multiple photos when designing the collage. You can also create a more organized collage look by placing photos with spaces between them. For the background, you can choose a color gradation or a textured background to fill in the white spaces.
With the text tool, you can creatively add text to the photo canvas design. There are a lot of fonts to choose from and you can make the font any color you wish. The text tool also allows you to resize the text, rotate it, and place it anywhere on the canvas. With the text, you can add special messages and dates to your collage. You can also include inside jokes, poems, or anything else you wish. There is also a collection of emojis in the pre-loaded images section.
We hope that you will enjoy designing the perfect college photo canvas, and feel free to message our customer service team if you have any designing questions!
We are excited to share with you our new product, the triptych canvas. The triptych canvas set is stretched over 3 8×10 canvases totaling 24” x 10”. The three canvases are stretched on a 1.5 inch frame and come ready to hang on the wall. We already made the measurements for you so that it is easy for you to make your own triptych canvas. Without having to put in the guesswork of where the photos have to line up, it is a simple four step process.
Panoramic photos work great as a triptych canvas, since these photos tend to be longer in length than the standard photo. Landscapes are the most popular panoramic type photo and are compatible with the triptych canvas look. Breaking a landscape photo into three panels is a great way to add an extra design element to the image. This wouldn’t work as well as a photo with a single subject matter, such as a portrait, but if done right, it can still be done. Another type of image that would work well as a triptych canvas is abstract art. This look is often found in modern homes with large artwork on the walls. The canvases we have set up as triptych are smaller in size, but still can be compatible as small abstract art hanging in an office.
Make Your Own Triptych Canvas with Ease
Like we said earlier, the guesswork is done for you, so that you can make your own triptych canvas with ease. The images will be fully wrapped around the frame, and the measurements have already been made. When side-by-side, the canvases will line up evenly and the images will align perfectly. Therefore, the edges of the canvas will not be left blank, but will also have the images seamlessly carrying over to the next canvas. The gallery wrap look of the triptych canvas can be easily designed by you.
With winter passing, mother nature has prepped the trees and grass for the new spring blossoms. Then comes spring, which is a reminder to us that change can be a good thing! Spring cleaning is about getting rid of the old and bringing in the new. When cleaning out the house, it can be a therapeutic process of shedding the items that no longer serve you, and making room for items that bring you joy. A photo canvas is a simple way to brighten up a room.
A New Photo Canvas
You can use wall art as a bold statement piece to tie the room together. With a large photo canvas, you can totally change the look and feel of a room. It is an easy way to update any home and refresh the atmosphere. Large photos of nature scenes, flowers, or abstract art are great ideas for a large photo canvas. The triple canvas look is also another way to add a statement piece in the living room. For this look, the design is broken into three canvases that are hung next to each other.
Designing a Photo Canvas
When designing the photo canvas, MakeCanvasPrints.com breaks the process into 4 easy steps to follow. Step one is uploading the image, step two is the option to add text, step three is adding a background, and step four is saving your design! A useful tip is to make sure the resolution of the image is large enough if you are creating a large canvas. This way, when printed, the image will come out clear and crisp.
A custom photo canvas is the perfect way to show your mom how much you love her. These make for wonderful Mother’s Day gifts that your mom will enjoy and cherish. With Make Canvas Prints, you can create any look and style that you envision. You can create a canvas with a poem, a photo, or personal artwork. The choice is yours! We also have a great selection in our gallery that you can browse.
Memories On A Photo Canvas
Mom’s are all about photos, especially photos of their children and grandchildren. Photos are a great way to capture precious memories of childhood. With custom photo canvases, you can upload a photograph onto the designer tool to turn the photo into a lovely gallery wrap canvas. You can also upload multiple photos to create a collage effect on a photo canvas. What is also great about the gallery wrap style canvas is that it is easy to hang and looks great with or without a frame.
Poems For Mom
Poetry is also a great way to express your appreciation for your mother. For poems, we have a custom text tool on our customizer that makes it easy to type multi-line text. This feature makes it easy to create the right layout when typing the poem onto the photo canvas. Make Canvas Prints also has a lot of different backgrounds to choose from to complement the poem.
Browse Our Gallery
You may also browse our gallery for inspiration. There are a lot of great designs that our professional designers have created along with designs that customers have created. These are a great way to get the inspiration to help get you started on creating your own photo canvas. You can also customize and edit the pre-made designs to make them more personalized.
If you are looking for canvases at cheap prices with a high quality print, Make Canvas Prints is the best place to design your own custom canvas prints. As you know, our site makes it easy for anyone to design custom canvas prints. So here is some interesting information about this special month of the year. We hope that this blog post will help inspire you with some creative custom canvas prints ideas!
February: The Month of Love
February 2016 is here! How many of you are still going strong on your New Years resolutions? This second month of the year is filled with many special events along with being the month of love. This is the month where people flock to New Orleans to catch some beads and coconuts at the biggest party on the month, Mardi Gras. The Super Bowl between the Broncos and Panthers is about to kick off. It is also the month where we celebrate the historical President’s day. February is a happening month with many celebrations that we all gather to share.
Origins of Valentine’s Day
Who is this mysterious St. Valentine that we celebrate each year in the US, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, and Australia? History says that he was a man who lived during the time of ancient Rome. Emperor Claudius outlawed marriage for young men, since he believed that unmarried men would make better soldiers. His theory was that single men are less hesitant to risk their life during battle. St. Valentine disobeyed the emperor’s orders in the name of love. He would hold young lover’s wedding ceremonies in secret. Today we celebrate Valentine’s Day in remembrance of this man, who fought for his belief in love!
Custom Canvas Prints: A Token of Love
Second to Christmas, Valentine’s day is the second most popular holiday where people exchange tokens of love. Traditionally, people will exchange cards of affection, and women are showered with flowers and chocolate. Custom canvas prints are something different and make a unique Valentine’s Day gift. You are welcome to design your own, and we have some examples to also inspire your personalized gift in our gallery section. Happy designing and Happy Valentine’s Day!
2015 is coming to a wrap! It is mid-November and you are enjoying your sweaters and a warm cup of tea. And before you know it, the Christmas tree will be up and everything will feel a little cozier. It’s a special time of the year when you get to look back at all the awesome things that you have done. Maybe you are reminiscing about the trip that you took to the Bahamas or the new niece that was born. Or this was the year that you graduated from high school and you started the next part of life adventuring to a new city to study in a collage. Whatever the events may be, I am sure that you have some special pictures that could be turned into a lovely photo canvas.
With all of the new picture taking technology that has been popular this year from the updated iPhone cameras to the new Go Pro to the drones, our personal picture collections are stuffed with memories. But if you really think about it, there are probably a couple pictures that you can pick out of a selection that really capture a special day or event. That one special photo that sums up all the great memories is the one that would definitely look the best as a photo canvas.
Simple and Sleek
A great thing about a photo canvas is that you don’t have to frame the canvas. They are well made, as the canvas is stretched onto a wooden frame. This gives the image some dimensions and defines the image that is hanging on the wall or sitting on a desk. The look is very simple and sleek, which gives it a modern look. This makes it an easy piece to add to any home or office.
Memories and Moments
Capturing a special moment or photograph of someone is easy nowadays with the technology we have available literally right at the end of our own fingertips. Before, creating a photograph was a tedious task of carrying a large camera, hoping that the perfect moment was captured, and then developing the picture before we got to see exactly what was even captured. Back then, photos really came to life through a camera. Nowadays, they often stay as a digital file saved in our computers and phones. Making a photo canvas print is a modern way to bring your pictures to life so that you can share with friends and family… beyond your phone or Facebook!
You can personalize your own inspirational quote by creating a custom canvas, with our design customizer, at Make Canvas Prints. It is easy to use and we provide you with all of the tools. There are an assortment of backgrounds to choose from and lots of text styles. You can also upload your own images onto our customizer to add your own personal touch.
You can always use an inspirational quote of your own or search for one that catches your eye. There are many sources such as the internet, your friends, and bible quotes. These are nice to hang up in the family living room or the office. We have many sizes to choose from so that it will perfectly fit the size of the room or desk you plan to display it in. It is easy to make your own quote print to hang on the wall as a pick me up to inspire you everyday.
Design Ideas for Quote Prints
A simple design can really make your quote print really pop. You can pick a solid color for the background and a bold font for the inspirational quote. This style is great for a statement piece in any room. For longer quotes, you can create an interesting canvas print by making the words different sizes. This breaks up the space nicely and adds more balance and movement on the canvas. These can also make for great statement pieces.
The holiday season is around the corner and you are searching for gift ideas for friends and family. A personal customized gift, that warms the heart with good laugh is the best kind of gift. Custom canvas prints are a simple way to bring your gift ideas to life on high quality bright canvases.
Love is… Gift Ideas
Do you remember reading the comics of the cute naked couple, by the artist Kim Casali ? Each comic would say “love is…” and then have a short saying such as, “reading each other as a book.” This concept can make for great gift ideas. With a photograph of a couple, you can create your own version of what love is. The example above is one that I made for my cousin’s bachelorette party gift. Definitely being one of my better gift ideas, there was a lot of positive reaction from everyone. My aunt and grandma liked it so much that they wanted me to get one for them also. My grandma said it would also make a great post wedding gift with photos of the bride and groom.
Using the Design Tool
When uploading a photograph, make sure that you upload an image with a high resolution. This will ensure that the print comes our clear and crisp. For the text, we have a text tool that will allow you too freely add text anywhere on the canvas. There are many font colors and types of fonts that you can choose from. Our design tool makes creating your gift ideas fun and easy.
I have a cousin that went from a college drop out to a business owner that was featured on Forbes magazine. Just a few years back, I remember him being the kid that gets ready to go to out by rolling out of bed in his gym shorts, throwing on a wrinkled t-shirt, and stepping into the nearest flip flops. Now he is a business owner of Big Fish Presentations, a successful marketing production company that has had so much growth within the past few years. So I observed his new lifestyle and I saw clues on how he kept himself motivated. Around his apartment were Post-it notes everywhere reminding him of his goals, accomplishments, and inspirational quotes.
Inspirational Quotes and Motivation
Sometimes it can be hard to get motivated merely by the light shining through the window on your to-do list. Motivation fueled by having a list of goals is sometimes just not enough. Researchers did studies and they found out that the most potent source of motivation comes from emotions. But of course, you probably didn’t need a scientist to tell you that. This is because emotions come from passion, and that is a genuine source of motivation. So listen to your gut feeling, and through that, you will know what is right for you. Then motivation will follow. It always helps to come across pick me ups in forms of inspirational quotes. A photo or an inspirational quote on the wall can be a simple reminder of what fuels you.
Designing a Custom Inspirational Quote Canvas
Remember those inspirational posters that you would find in a doctor’s office with a photo a guy climbing a mountain and bold white letters spelling out “Success!”? Okay, maybe those are a little overdone and outdated to hang in your office or home today. Now you can bring back inspirational quotes in a unique modern way with our customization design tool. We have a lot of backgrounds you can choose from, or you can make your own custom background and upload it using the product designer. With our multi-line text tool, you can easily fit an inspirational quote onto the canvas. We also have many basic and creative fonts to choose from.