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Friday Wrap Up 5/16
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 16, 2014

First of all, how did it get to be the middle of May already.? We are bracing ourselves for the Texas heat.? We know it is coming...it's only a matter of time.? I feel we should be used to it by now, but I actually think I am less and less immune to it every year.? On that note I will make a smooth segue into some cool things we found this week we think ...

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Friday Wrap Up 5/9
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 9, 2014

We leave you this Friday with some of our favorite things.? Through careful research and devious planning I managed to extract some of the favorite things from the team here at Canvas Press.? This is shocking insight into the recesses of our lives...ok, I over-dramatized that just a bit. Caroline: Loves exploring a new place...ANY new place. She is a little obsessed with macaroni and cheese.? She has a Pinterest board dedicated to it.? ...

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MJ&M 2014 and Canvas Press
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 6, 2014

This year was the 2nd annual MJ&M fundraising event.? We were honored to be a part of it this year and hope to continue our involvement in upcoming years.? Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M) is the joint fundraising effort of actor Matthew McConaughey, recording artist Jack Ingram, and Texas coaching legend Mack Brown. MJ&M benefits a handful of non-profit organizations that all reflect MJ&M?s goal to empower kids.? They money is raised through ...

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Customer Highlight: Aeronomy and Their Mosaic Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 28, 2014

It is so nice to get an email from a customer showing us their canvas hanging on their wall.? In this case S. Scott Blust from Aeronomy emailed us with several photos from their recent order.? They had purchased a few mosaic canvas prints, a canvas with their logo on it, and a few other stand alone canvas prints.? All of these are for office decor.? We asked Mr. Blust if we could share these cool ...

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Friday Wrap Up 4/25
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 25, 2014

We hope you all had a terrific week.? Here are a few links that we found interesting and want to pass them along to you.? We are intrigued by anything that is creative.? That could be a product, a website, a video, a design...whatever.? We like to share these with you so you can find something new and cool out there on the internet. Design Milk Mr. Cup (formerly Graphic Exchange) What is it You ...

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Customer Spotlight - Mugshots Grill & Bar and Our Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 23, 2014

Have you ever been to a restaurant so cool, you want to buy their t-shirt and wear it when you travel so you can tell other people about it?? Well, one of those restaurants who will inspire you to do that is Mugshots Gill & Bar. The owners came to us with their story.? They have patrons who take their t-shirts and koozies all over the world and take photos with them.? Well, Mugshots wanted to ...

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Poems on Canvas Prints for National Poetry Month
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 18, 2014

In case you were unaware, April is National Poetry Month.? We started talking about this here at the office and came to a realization that poetry isn?t being celebrated as much as it should.? Some of it is old fashioned and can be hard to understand, but there in lies the beauty of poetry.? A great poem can explain the way you feel about another person or situation in a way that you never could have ...

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Friday Wrap Up - 4/18
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 18, 2014

Easter is almost here.? We wish you happy hunting.? We hunted for some great stuff to share with you on this Friday Wrap Up.? From Blood Moon photos to a unique way to die your Easter eggs, I think we have you covered. Street Art Utopia Blood moon photos - NASA's photo stream of Blood Moon photos from around the nation. Clickin Moms Printable Paris Silk Dyed Easter Eggs Laramie Knifeworks - If you ever want a ...

Taxes Are Done! Celebrate With 35% Off Canvas Prints main image
Taxes Are Done! Celebrate With 35% Off Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 16, 2014

If you dread April 15th as much as us then you are so glad to have it behind us.? Thank goodness for April 16th...except when April 15th falls on a Sunday and taxes are due on the 16th.? Now we can just countdown to next tax day.? Ok, let's not get THAT gloomy.? Let's at least count down to Christmas first...then we can start looking at tax day again.? We thought we ...

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Caroline's Adventure To Austin's MotoGP
by Caroline Cohoon | April 16, 2014

Central Texas is full of exciting photo opportunities, and being right in our backyard, we want to share some with you! Last weekend I was finally able to get out to an event at our new motor racing track, the Circuit of the Americas which just opened two years ago. The event was the Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) of the Americas; stop two on an 18-circuit race for world championship. I?ve never followed professional racing of any kind, but I ...

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Friday Wrap Up 4/11
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 11, 2014

Happy Friday!? Here are a few items we found on the interwebs (thanks Gas Monkeys) that sparked our interest and a few that got our creative juices going.? There is a lot of...well...crap on the web and it can be depressing to sort through it all to find small gems that make is stop, maybe crack a grin, and dive into it for a little longer than the 30 seconds we might give everything else while ...

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Friday Wrap Up 3/28
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 28, 2014

We are a hungry bunch here at Canvas Press.? When we aren't working hard on getting killer canvas prints out the door we are usually salivating over the food ideas we see on Pinterest.? In honor of being hungry, loving food, and loving photography we want to share some of the most beautiful food photos we have found so far on Pinterest.? Forgive me for not having all of the photo credits (as what usually happens on ...

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Friday Wrap Up 3/21
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 21, 2014

Each Friday my goal is to share with you some interesting things we have stumbled across on the web.? It could be a product, some cool artwork, a recipe (because we love food) or anything creative that made us bookmark it or pin it.? We feel strongly enough about it to tell you to check it out.? This particular Friday is a little more geared toward the fellas. Huckberry Basically this site has all kinds of cool ...

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SXSW Photo Ops
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 11, 2014

We are deep into the SXSW Film, Music & Interactive Festival here in Austin, TX.? It takes over pretty much all of Austin.? Definitely all of downtown.? It is called a festival, but the festivities and music are pretty much everywhere you go.? Music gigs are set up in empty parking lots, furniture stores, book stores, bars..pretty much anywhere you can fit a band and a couple people in there will be some type ...

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Make Money With the Canvas Press Business Referral Program
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 7, 2014

How can I put this without sounding cheesy?? Because it isn?t cheesy at all, it is actually pretty cool...and simple.? We are putting this referral program out there as an easy way for someone to make some extra money?just by knowing people and selling to them a few canvas prints. What Is It? It is our business referral program.? Our referral program is set up in a way that makes it easy for someone to make ...

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Customer Spotlight - Piperlime
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 6, 2014

We have the unique honor to work with a unique mixture of photographers, artists, hobbyists, gift givers, and commercial clients.? We were so honored when the folks from the Gap got in touch with us and asked if we could help them out with the flagship Piperlime store.? The store is located in the SoHo neighborhood in New York City.? Prior to opening this first brick and mortar store, Piperlime had been a web based business.? ...

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The Many Uses of Our Removable Repositionable Wallpaper...EasyStick!
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 26, 2014

Do you watch HGTV?? If your house is anything like mine it is on all the time.? Even if it isn't on all them time you probably have noticed the recent resurgence of wallpaper.? It has made a comeback.? Well, we are taking the wallpaper to the next level...actually to level above the next level with our EasyStick! custom repositionable wallpaper. If you looking for a temporary, semi-permanent, or permanent solution for a custom wallpaper ...

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Cute Cats Photo Contest
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 12, 2014

Cats. We know that this could be a divisive photo contest subject.? There is a well known rift in this country of people who love cats and people who...dislike them for whatever reason.? We think they are the perfect balance of cuddly, funny, and aloof...with a little narcissism mixed in there.? To celebrate those feline personalities we decided to open up a photo contest specifically for cats.? Dog owners, don't worry, you will ...

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Buying Volume Canvas Prints From Canvas Press
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 10, 2014

We get the question all the time if we can handle a large quantity in one order or in other words, producing volume custom canvas prints.? The answer to that in short is yes.? There are several questions to answer about ordering volume canvas prints that I want to go over and hopefully answer for you in this post.? And I want to tell you up front that if I haven?t answered your questions please let me ...

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Extra Credit in Austin and Canvas Press
by Eric Von Lehmden | January 29, 2014

Extra Credit in Austin is an innovative occupational therapy and developmental learning facility for kids ages 5-12.? The aim is to serve school age children with unique needs related to hidden disability.? Recently the founder of Extra Credit, Missy Menzes, came to us with a vision for their facility.? While modest in size she wanted to make a big impact with color, comfort and happiness.? To do that she needed a custom sized canvas print ...

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