Create Custom Canvas Prints for Mother’s Day

Custom Canvas Prints for Mom

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

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.

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Poems

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.

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How to Make Your Own Triptych Canvas

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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 Triptych

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.

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Easter Custom Canvas Prints

Celebrate Easter by designing your very own custom canvas prints. Along with putting together Easter baskets and coloring eggs, you can create fun crafts with an Easter themed canvas print. These make for fun gifts and activities during the Easter holiday.  The team at MakeCanvasPrints.com has put together some creative crafting ideas for you.

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Bunny Custom Canvas Prints

For a crafting canvas, you can upload a simple picture of a bunny as the main part of the design. It is better to use a simple image since you will be adding other details to the canvas later. Once the canvas has arrived to your home, it will be ready for your additional creative touch. The canvases also come mounted on a frame and ready to hang. You can add a fuzzy tail to the bunny, paint on the canvas, and even add colorful details with glitter glue. With a visit to your local crafting store, we are sure that you can find fun items to decorate your canvas with.

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Easter Canvas Basket Gifts

We have small 8×8 canvases, which are perfect to include in an Easter gift basket. You can include a small canvas with a bible verse, or family photo, as a personalized item. Our online designer tool will allow you to upload personal photos along with the option to add text. Another creative gift idea is to include a coloring canvas in the Easter basket. You can upload a black and white line image to design your own coloring custom canvas prints. The recipient will have a canvas that they get to personalize with their own touch of color, making it a creative and fun Easter gift!

We at MakeCanvasPrints.com wish you and your family a warm and Happy Easter!

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Update Your Old Wall Art with a New Photo Canvas

Spring Cleaning

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.

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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.

 

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Photo Canvas Prints for the Holidays

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.

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Picture Perfect 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!

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Make Your Own Quote Print

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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.

Inspirational Quotes

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.

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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.

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Custom Canvas Gift Ideas

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.

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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.

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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.

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Inspirational Quotes on Canvas

Update!

Since this article was written, we’ve put together a new gallery for inspirational quotes / inspirational canvases. You can purchase all of these as-is or customize or personalize them to make them your own!

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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.

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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.

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Wedding Gifts for Bachelorettes and Bridesmaids Parties

As bridesmaids flock together for the Bachelorette party, the festivities begin with eating, drinking, and gift giving. During these lively events, there may be joyful tears, and there may be melodramatic tears. Either way, it is a special time of gathering and exchanging wedding gifts as a way of expressing the bonds we share.

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Wedding Gifts and Care Packages

To take on a bachelorette wedding party, it definitely helps to have a care package. Inside you can find your arsenal of chocolate, chapstick, mascara, water bottles, and scented lotions. If you want to add a personal touch, you could always add a small custom canvas into the batch of goodies. We have small 8×10 custom canvases that would be the perfect size for a cute wedding gift. You can add fun pictures of you and your girlfriends for an extra touch of care and love.

Custom Canvas Ideas

You can personalize a mini custom canvas with pictures and text. Your bridesmaids will appreciate the personal pictures of the good times shared in the past. You can also add fun and inspiring quotes to the custom canvas by using our multi-line text tool. There is also a collection of colorful background images that you can use to create a unique canvas.

Goodies for Your Bridesmaids

cute nail polish color
mono gram tote bag
silky bath kimono
clutches to match their dress
tide pen
a bar of delicious chocolate
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Best Wishes for your Big Day!

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Personalize Your Baby Photos on Canvas

When a new born baby arrives in the home, you can expect a lot of things to change. I hear that you get less sleep and life starts revolving around your new little roommate. It may be a roller coaster that takes you for a quick ride, so remember to cherish each moment. My father knew this and when my sister and I were born, his video camera and photo camera became extensions of his arms. In my parent’s house, you can find a collection of VHS tapes that are filled with baby footage along with a thick album collection of baby photos. Film photos and videos were the classic ways to document the memories of babyhood in the 80s. Now you can create modern custom canvas prints as a new creative way to express your baby photos!

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Inspiration for Baby Photos

I stumbled across some baby photos that really stand out. Sioin Queenie Liao is a freelance artist that is inspired by taking photographs of her baby boys. She creates home made props to put together scenes and uses her baby photos to illustrate a dreamy fairy tale. She uses regular household items such as toys and plain clothes to create these scenes. Her expression of love is really inspiring and I really recommend checking out her website at the following link: http://wengenninwonderland.com/

So this is to all the mothers out there

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed but the mother never. A mother is something absolutely lovely.” -Kim Storozhuk


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