Monday, May 28, 2018

My New Painting & A Giveaway

I love a pretty oil painting on canvas, but I don't always find what I want at a price I can afford and even the size I am looking for. That's no longer true, now I can have any scene I want and any size I want and it will look like a beautiful oil painting that costs hundreds.  Want to know my secret?

(This is a sponsored post by Canvas on the Cheap, but all opinions are mind.)




When they contacted me to see if I would like to review their product I was super excited.  From what I could see on their site, there were endless possibilities that could be created.  I have been looking for a larger painting for either the stair wall or the wall as you enter the kitchen.  
 Right now all of their canvas sizes are 85% off, so the price is totally unreal.  They have two different sizes you can choose from as far as the thickness of your finished canvas

Plus they have some great frames to choose from too.

You can create any kind of picture you want.  Do a family gallery or choose any picture that you love. 

Canvas on the Cheap let me select a 16 x 20 canvas and all I had to do was upload the picture of my choice and they transferred it to canvas.     I went online to find free art that I could copy & found this pretty pasture scene and copied it to my computer.    Once I uploaded it, they had a preview so I instantly saw what it was going to look like.  Gorgeous, I love it.

It turns out it is the perfect size for the kitchen wall.  


It is stunning in person, you can even feel the texture.  It's beautifully mounted on wood stretcher bars and even came with a hanger.   Canvas on the Cheap has fabulous frames also and they will frame it for you.  There are tons of choices and they do such a fabulous job.  If you don't want it framed you can choose either 3/4" or 1 1/2" stretcher bars.   I chose to have it mounted on the 3/4" stretcher bars since I had a frame that I wanted to use.  When I tried the frame it was way to ornate for the look I was going for.


I love it unframed, but I really wanted to give the picture more presence, so I decided I needed to look for a frame.  Hobby Lobby always has them on sale for half off.  It was my lucky day.  I was trying out different frames and their framer was such a help.

Meet Cynthia -  She is such a jewel.  (Did you know that they professionally frame your pictures for you if you buy their frames)

She was helping me decide on a frame when she mentioned that she knew of one in clearance that she thought was exactly what I was looking for.  Off she went to find it.  Now this is where my lucky day came in.  Here's the price. (Hobby Lobby is not sponsoring this post, I just really want to give Cynthia a shout out since she was so helpful.)

This angled wall as you enter the kitchen is where I decided to hang the picture.  The family room, kitchen and breakfast area cover the entire back of the house, so I wanted it to coordinate with the rest of my decor.

Canvas on the Cheap would have framed the picture for me and they have similar frames.  I should have had them do that, but this worked out fine just the same.


I love the picture, perfect art to compliment the family room and the breakfast area.

I can't thank Canvas on the Cheap enough, this is a wonderful addition to my home. 
 This was a sponsored post by Canvas on the Cheap but all opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible.

 Now for a Surprise for one of you guys - -
They are offering one of my readers a free canvas too.  All you have to do is enter below and when the winner is chosen, they will contact you with the information you need to upload your image to get your free canvas.
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29 comments:

  1. The kitchen is stunning. I love it with all the beautiful art work.

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  2. I'm a big fan of photo canvases! I must have 15 in my house!

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  3. WOW!!!! Well, I hardly ever sign up for giveaways but with moving to a new house you can sure throw my name in the hat. I LOVE your picture and what a perfect frame.....at a perfect price!
    Have a lovely Memorial Day, Marty!

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  4. I love that print Marty, it's perfect for your decor. I just signed up for your give-away. thanks so much for the opportunity!

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  5. This may be Christmas gift for the fam

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  6. Your home is so pretty! The canvas is perfect! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

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  7. I love all the new canvas prints and paintings. I think they look so much nicer without frames. Gives the pictures a chance to just be the focal point. Love yours they are so pretty. Happy Memorial Weekend Marty. Enjoy.
    xoxo
    Kris

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  8. Wow! I had never heard of Canvas on the Cheap before. So glad you wrote a post about them since I have been wanting to have some of the family photos displayed. BTW Love your new kitchen!

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  9. I love your canvas. It is stunning. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your Canvas on the Cheap giveaway.

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  10. Thanks for sharing the information! And for the giveaway, too!

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  11. What a stunning canvas. Thank you for this giveaway!

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  12. Marty, as always, your choices are well thought out, classy and timeless. That print is just perfect there. And oh my golly, those canvas-y print ideas? HOW AWESOME!!!!!

    I love love love this idea - I'd be hard pressed to choose what pic to have them make. Probably one of my little cutie grand daughter - and have to get two, one for us and one for the mom and dad. ♥

    Thank you, and to Canvas of the Cheap for making this generous giveaway possible. Crossing my fingers and toes, haha.

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  13. Marty I LOVE your new artwork and how reasonable it was! Have a safe and Happy Memorial Day!

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  14. Your painting is so lovely and I would love to win a canvas of my own.

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  15. Love your canvas, Marty! It goes so well with all the other decor elements in your kitchen and family room. And hey, great giveaway!

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  16. Great food and great people with awesome styling and interior. Also a great venue NYC for cheap happy hour drinks. However, the downstairs beer selection is about as standard as it can be while upstairs can be a bit more creative.

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  17. Marty. I enjoy your blog. The giveaway is great. Thanks for investing your time in this blog. Kendra

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  18. i have a ton of pictures i would love to have on canvas for my livingroom, thanks for the chance

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  19. Cant wait to do this with some of my photos

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  20. I love decorating my house with Canvases!

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  21. I would love to get this for my grandma.

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  22. This would be gorgeous in my house!

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  23. I really need a new picture for my bedroom. This would be perfect!

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  24. Such a beautiful wall piece! So much nicer than a normal frame :)

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  25. I would love getting a photo of my grandson done.

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