Do you prefer canvas or prints in frames?

posted 3 years ago in Photos/Videos
  • poll: Do you prefer canvas or prints (frame and matted)?
    Canvas : (6 votes)
    16 %
    Prints (framed and matted) : (15 votes)
    41 %
    Both- I have frames in one part of the house and canvas in another : (8 votes)
    22 %
    Both- I combine the framed look with the canvas look in my home : (8 votes)
    22 %
  • Post # 3
    559 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I really do not like canvas prints.  I loooooove frames/mats and picking them out!  I also fabric-cover some of my mats.  I just prefer the look of frames and will probably never get a canvas print.

    Post # 4
    810 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I think I am going to order a canvas print of our wedding photos when we get them back. I like both but I’m leaning towards canvas these days. They are a little more artsy to me I guess.

    Post # 5
    30284 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I have both kinds in our house.  Sort of depends on the space. If I have more open space on the wall, I prefer prints that are framed.

    Post # 6
    3249 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Why wouldn’t you frame a canvas?  We have all been to art galleries, and muse, right?

    Post # 7
    788 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Framed with a matte any day.

    Post # 8
    4468 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @Marlisle016:  I like both! We actually have a lot of framed & matted canvas art from our travels in the Caribbean that I absolutely love:)

    Post # 9
    6980 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    For larger scale images, I prefer the look of a photo mounted on foam core or styrene. For smaller photos I like a frame.

    Post # 10
    649 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I prefer the look of frames with mats, but we did get a large wrapped canvas of our favorite wedding photo to go over our bed. DH was against putting anything above our bed for fear of glass smashing on our faces in an earthquake or something, but I talked him into a canvas. Ha.

    Post # 11
    473 posts
    Helper bee

    I always thought I preferred canvas until just recently when I started to really consider it. Now, I definitely want to go the route of frames. 

    Post # 12
    1608 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Love the look of canvas pics!

    Post # 13
    922 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @Marlisle016:  If its coming from your photographer, I would go for the print. It has a more classic look and if the deocr in your house changes, it will always fit in 

    Post # 13
    1 posts
    • Wedding: June 2015

    I would prefer having photos on canvas rather than ain frames as the canvas prints are much more durable than frames and also look more elegant.

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