7 months ago
April 9, 2019
Want to offer a canvas to one of your loved ones ? It will be even more effective if you customize it. Here are our tips and tricks for a gift really successful.
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Choose the right format
Let’s start from the beginning : to each personality corresponds to a canvas.
You want to treat someone fairly traditional ? Then a Canvas Photo Simple it will certainly be appropriate : find THE photo that reminds him of a good memory, adjust the framing, and that is all. Choose a classic format 40 x 60 cm, its balanced proportions are always pleasant to the eye. For a touch of elegance, consider adding a white border.
For someone who loves to browse thrift stores and flea markets, think of the Canvas Retro. With its wide white border and its vintage look, it will fit perfectly with the furniture from the 70’s of your friend·e.
Want to make pleasure to a personality rather eccentric ? Our Canvas collage takes up to 35 pictures. A composition bold that will talk to her quirky side. The canvas is large, the more you can put of photos.
But you are not obliged to have delusions of grandeur : our Canvas to Ask, with its mini-format of 20 x 20 cm, is ideal for lovers of minimal design.
Place the customization
Now that you have the perfect canvas, you can begin to customize it.
The thickness of the frame is a good start. The 1.8 cm for the classic option are most appreciated ; they give presence to the canvas without making it look too massive. On the other hand, if you offer it to someone whose decor is rather loaded, Luxury option with its 3.9 cm thickness seems to be in the best position to highlight your creation.
Now, unless you have opted for a Canvas Photo is Simple, think of composition. Choose a page layout that is symmetrical with a black or white background for a creation well-balanced. If you prefer a bit of originality, try the asymmetry, associated with a colored background. There is necessarily the colour you need in our color chart, pink raspberry brilliant light grey, very zen.
If the inspiration is there, why not add some illustrations of your creation ? Flowers, a mustache, funny, a rain of hearts… The Canvas in a jumble of what to stimulate your creativity. You can even write, especially in the bubbles that give it an air of comic strips to your canvas. Message of love, a small joke between you… Everything is permitted. Canvas Retro also lets you the possibility to add a legend, but if you are dry, you can always add it later to the felt.
Mood handyman ?
You still have a little time before you make your canvas ? Add a personal touch to your gift to be truly unique. You are going to mark the spirits.
Let’s start with an easy idea : create a Canvas Simple from a photo of your daughter with her dance show, grab a tube of glue and paste the tulle at the tutu of your little rat. Hop, your canvas is now in 3D ! Degas has only to well stand…
If you know how to wield a needle and thread, try the embroidery, it is a very good way to give a bit of relief – literally and figuratively – to your creation. Take for example a photo of your best·friend·e wearing his favorite accessory (sunglasses, hat, etc.). Embroider the pattern of your choice : flowers, circles, stars… All depends on your skill !
To provide an object truly magical, take out the light string, print a landscape on your canvas, drill some holes where the sky and make it exceed the LEDs to create a starry effect. If you like the idea of playing with the light, draw ghosts to the fluorescent paint on the canvas. Once in the darkness, the little thrill of fear at the sight of the ghosts will delight the kids.
And that’s it, you now know the perfect recipe to make a canvas really custom. We hope our tips have given you want to offer one, or more – once you have created the first, you may become addicted.
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