Have Your Memories Printed on Canvas with BestCanvas Canada!

Have Your Memories Printed on Canvas with BestCanvas Canada!
09 Sep 2019

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Disclaimer: I was given a canvas print to review from BestCanvas.ca. All opinions are my own.

The amazing thing about pictures is they not only speak a thousand words, but they are invaluable memories that cannot be replaced. It reminds you of places you have been, and the the story that accompanies that location or event.

But in the digital age we now live in, more and more people post the pictures they take to social media or just keep them stored, rather than get them printed.

We too have been guilty of this. I take a ton of pictures, and save them all on hard drives at home, with back-up copies saved to our off-site RAID and cloud storage.

This year alone, I went to Colorado and Philadelphia, took over 5000 photos of my travels, and have yet to print even one photo.

In the past, when I was shooting with a film camera, I would be much more selective, have everything printed, and showcase them in a photo album. Now, I try to get the perfect shot, but also take as many as I can. Just in case someone’s eyes are closed, someone walks in front of the shot, or if the light is just not right. I can usually fix these issues later in Photoshop, but having many photos allows me greater freedom in the editing stage.

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When BestCanvas Canada reached out to ask if I would like to review their products, I was ecstatic! I have always admired canvas prints at friend’s places, but have never got any printed myself. Well that was about to change.

But I wanted something different. I wanted something that was very personal to Wendy and I. So I designed something to commemorate our relationship. Taking an idea I saw online, I created an image of where we met, where I proposed to her, and where we got married, all with dates and maps. As Wendy is a cartographer, I knew she would love this.

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Ordering is quite simple:
• Visit BestCanvas.ca
• Click on the orange “Create Canvas” button
• Upload your digital file

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Once the file has completed uploading, you will see a list of formats listed.

• Click on the size you want
• Choose your frame (.75” standard, 1.5” XXL)
• Choose edge design (folded, stretched, mirrored, black, white)
• Choose frame type and colour (none, premium, decor)
• Choose effect (none, black and white)

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If you are only ordering one print, click on the orange “Continue To Shopping Cart” button in the bottom right. This will take you to the shopping cart. For the print we ordered, I needed to add in the mounting hardware. This is where you would do it. The suggestion for the hardware will appear under the print. You just need to click to add it to the cart and then add in your payment and shipping info when prompted.

Note: If you would like to order more prints, click on the white snd orange “Continue & Upload Another Photo” button.

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Once these steps are completed… view the image on the right

• Drag and zoom until your image is just how you want it

Note: Some of these options are an additional cost, and will reflect in your subtotal at the bottom right below the image of your file.

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Not Just Canvas

BestCanvas.ca specializes in canvas prints, but you can order so much more from their website.

Photo on Canvas

Brilliant photo reproduction will be printed on a quality canvas and stretched over a spruce wood framework.

Framed Photo with Passe-Partout

A framed photo with passe-partout combines actual museum card stock with polished acrylic glass to make a genuine gallery-quality wall art.

Photo on Acrylic

Acrylic photo prints provide sharp visuals and a pronounced depth effect. Suitable for both outdoors and indoors, it’s an all-around elegant way to display your photos.

Photo on Metal

Aluminum prints provide an accurate reproduction of your photo in combination with an elegant and durable composite panel and a special UV-protective layer.

Photo on Forex

Forex photo prints are an inexpensive lightweight solution for walls with a low bearing capacity.

Photo Cushion

Custom photo cushion with a fine-satin cover featuring a beautiful reproduction of your unique image.

Photo Blanket

A super snug blanket printed with your own photo.

Photo Mugs

Personalized mugs are the perfect custom-made upgrade for your tableware. Available in in three different formats, all dishwasher and microwave-safe.

Photo Mouse Pad

Custom mouse pads will facilitate work efficiency while reminding you of the best moments captured on camera.

Photo Puzzle

Photo puzzle provide 110 glossy, accurately stamped cardboard pieces to rebuild and relive the greatest memories.

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Showcase Your Best Pictures on Canvas

When our canvas prints arrived, I was amazed at the quality. The print was beautiful, the canvas was stretched around the frame as I had ordered it, and the frame was solid and sturdy. I ordered the hanging hardware to mount it on the wall, which was quite easy to install.

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The look on Wendy’s face when I gave it to her was priceless.

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We take a lot of pictures, but it has been a while since we had some printed. A long while. The kids were much younger.

It got me thinking of not only which pictures I would like to have printed next, but where I can hang them, or who I can gift them to.

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Exclusive 15% Discount Code

Who doesn’t like a discount? BestCanvas.ca has given me a discount code to offer to my readers. Use code BIGDADDYKREATIV to get 15% off your entire order. Discount code is valid through Tuesday, December 31st, 2019… so you have lots of time to have those photos printed on canvas to give as Christmas gifts!

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Craig Silva

Craig is a husband, a father, team leader, travel and food writer, senior youth group coordinator, designer, brander, community builder, volunteer, and social media strategist. Craig likes to travel, go camping, go on road trips, watch movies, build stuff, operate the grill, and sing with his band. Craig is a member of the Travel Media Association of Canada. In June 2017, PR firm Cision identified Craig as one of Canada’s top 10 most popular male bloggers in the parents and family space.


  1. My Family Picture

  2. I have a favorite photo from a recent trip to Mexico I would love to have printed!

  3. I took some wonderful sunset photos in Mexico – I think one would make a lovely print

  4. I have a photo from my brothers cottage at the lake that is really cool. I have it set aside to get it made into a picture to hang on the wall.

  5. Love this! Such a great idea :)

  6. Love to get a family photo, we took a good one recently outside

  7. I have a trip photo from Mexico I would love printed

  8. Stephanie LaPlante : September 11, 2019 at 11:31 am

    I’d love a photo of my beautiful cat on canvas.

  9. I would get the picture of us by the waterfall in St.Johns Newfoundland

  10. I took some wonderful photos in Mexico that I would think would make a great print

  11. I have some travel photos I think would make wonderful prints

  12. I have a family photo taken in June that I want to get printed on canvas.

  13. I have a perfect one of my dogs!


  15. I have a picture I took of a mountain in BC that I would use.

  16. I have some wonderful travel photos that would make a great print

  17. I have a few travel photos I would choose from to make into a print

  18. I have some favorite trip photos I would love to have printed!

  19. I would get one of my many scenery photos done!

  20. I have some great travel photos I would love to turn into prints

  21. I have some travel photos from Mexico I would love to print

  22. A photo of our family for my office!

  23. I would love to turn some travel photos from Mexico into a print

  24. I would get the beautiful photo I took of a mountain a few summers ago.

  25. I have some great travel photos I would print!

  26. I have a few photos I took on a holiday I would print

  27. I have a few photos I took on a Mexico holiday I would print

  28. I have lovely travel photos I would love to make into prints!

  29. I would choose one of the travel photos I have to print

  30. I would choose a nice family photo at a nice family wedding we attended.

  31. Would love to have some of my latest travel shots printed

  32. I absolutely adore the pinned location one. Now I have an idea for an anniversary gift! Also Can’t help but mention, that blanket looks so good. Honestly, all products look amazing but I will for sure try the pinned location, the cup and blanked for sure!

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