Friday, October 21, 2011


Here is the lone page I've made in the last week or so.  I don't know if it is because I'm pregnant or what...I keep falling asleep at 9 p.m.!  That's my usual scrappy time!
Here's the left side of the page - that rhino was literally only a few feet away from us on this safari ride!  I used supplies from my recent field guide (appropriately!) kit from Studio Calico for this page. 
Here is the left side - it is rather unusual for me to make a page without any pictures of us, but I wanted to make sure we remembered how incredible this safari ride at Animal Kingdom is!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Easy Canvas Prints

Recently I was contacted by Brendan Bailey, who works for Easy Canvas Prints. I have always loved the look of pictures and art on canvas, but always dismissed it as too expensive. I have a few canvas paintings, but I never thought about putting one of my pictures on canvas. When Brendan asked me about trying out one of my pictures on canvas, I thought this was the perfect opportunity for me to try putting one of our pictures on a canvas. So, since we had purchased a Disney Photopass while on vacation, I decided to use one of my favorite pictures for the canvas.

Here's what the original picture looks like:

To me, this is such a sweet, almost angelic picture of our daughter. You can't even tell we are at DisneyWorld! I love her sweet expression and the way the sun is glowing and reflecting off of her golden hair.

So, this is what the actual canvas looks like (minus the tablecloth!):

You can see it is just perfect! In fact, we just put up our fall decorations this week and I set in on an easel right in the center of all of our other decor. It blends perfectly, but it makes such a gorgeous impact!

You can see some of our handmade pumpkins - including Halleigh's pumpkin from when she was in preschool - they make such a nice little frame around the picture.

Here are just some side views and views from below. I love that you can create a mirrored image to wrap around the edge of the picture so you don't have to lose any part of your actual picture. How clever!

I have been thrilled with my canvas and my entire ordering experience at Easy Canvas Prints. If I had any regrets, it would only be that I didn't know how gorgeous it would be - I would have gotten a bigger canvas! Easy Canvas Prints has some really great deals and there is lots of variety from which you can choose. In fact, right now they are offering 25% off AND free shipping! WOW!

I personally think these great products are just perfect for that little holiday coming up....Christmas! I have a feeling some of those grandparents out there would be delighted to have a canvas with all their babies on it!