Old Family Photos Printed On Canvas

At makecanvasprints.com we know that painting a replica of of that old family photo you found in the attic last year, by hand, on canvas, is very difficult.  In the past the idea seemed so expensive and difficult we simply made big photos and framed them.  So many mom’s and dad’s, sister’s and brother’s, son’s and daughter’s want to get their family members immortalized on canvas. The reality is, now it’s affordable – with a quick trip down the internet highway to makecanvasprints.com , the process has become effortless. We digitally print old family photos on canvas, quite quickly and precisely. It’s become it’s own art form actually; known at “Giclee”.  The ease of which our customer interface operates is impressive and the process is fun plus great for kids.

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Old Family Photos Printed On Canvas Is Art

The process of printing old photos on canvas has evolved and now resembles professional art. Wouldn’t it be nice to preserve your old family photos through beautiful canvas prints like you would find in an art gallery? Family affair; getting the kids together for this highest of arts and crafts project. It’s what family is all about!  Take those precious memories and turn them into art you can enjoy forever.  It’s a meaningful thoughtful gift for all. You can’t go wrong with family portraits printed  on the best canvas with the best frames and craftsmanship.  We guarantee it!  We also guarantee it will put a smile on your face each time you see it.

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Old Family Photos On Canvas Make Great Gifts

Old Photos printed on quality canvas make a meaningful gift; Christmas and Hanukkah are coming up soon, so start searching for your favorite old family photo and lets get started. You can be sure this is as easy as it gets in the art world.  Get to know our site look around and learn how quickly you can turn your photo into art,  then how we immediately get it in your mailbox.  If you use our process were sure you will find it pretty easy to work with, however, if you have any issues we will walk you through at customer service. Enjoy!!

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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 Create A Photo Canvas Collage

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.

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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.

Adding Text

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!

 

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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.

 

Happy Spring Cleaning!

Mother’s Day Photo Canvas

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Mother’s Day Photo Canvas

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.

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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.

 

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Valentine’s Day Photo Canvas

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Here at Make Canvas Prints, we provide all the online tool you need to design your very own custom Valentine’s Day Gift! You can upload your own image and add a special message to the design with our custom multi-text tool. We also have some pre-made designs in our Poem Designs section. You can choose any of these designs and edit them to customize it for the occasion and person. Our prints are made on high quality stretched photo canvas and are gallery wrapped on a frame. These make for perfect Valentine’s Day gifts that can be hung on the wall, displayed above a chimney, or to add a splash of color to an office.

A Photo Canvas for Your Love

Make Canvas Prints can be the place for a Valentine’s Day gift inspiration. A lovely photo canvas can definitely liven up any room. with a bright photo from a beach vacation of the sunset, you can easily reminisce on the romantic feels of that day. A black and white photo from a wedding day can also be a nice addition to add a classic feel to the room’s decor. Perhaps a photo canvas is not what you are looking for. You can always go with a custom design with a special message overlay. We hope that these ideas have sparked some inspiration in you!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We all wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day here from Make Canvas Prints. Now we leave you here with a little Valentine’s Day quote.
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” Charles M. Schulz


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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

Make Your Own Quote Print Here

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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