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Old Photos on to canvas prints

Many think that you can only transfer digital photos to large canvas prints. However, you can easily create a canvas using any picture you have – no matter how old it is! This means you can easily create beautiful canvas prints using very old photos that would have otherwise been stuck in a family album or away in a box in the attic. Canvasdesign specialise in transferring your old Photos on to canvas prints and we have been offering this service to our customers since 2004. Memories go back decades, even centuries, and not everything is digital, which is why we want to help you transform older pictures into canvas prints so that you can easily display valuable family memories in your home or office.

old Photos on to canvas prints

And the best part is that you don’t have to do any of the work! All you have to do is send us your photo or artwork and we’ll do the rest. We can scan the photo into its digital form and then transfer it to a vibrant and gorgeous canvas print to display anywhere you’d like. And you can even enhance the quality of the older photo by opting for certain filters. You can also add text to the canvas so that you can further personalize it for your needs and style.

When we scan the photos, we will provide a higher reproduction than the photo print, so that it’s comes out clean and crisp, but none of the detail on the film will be lost. Any surface scratches and dust will be digitally removed and your old image will be enhanced for print. We’ll restore color, increase its contrast and sharpness and remove any defects.

Canvas prints of old photos make great gifts for any occasion, especially for parents who aren’t in touch with the digital age. These older photos will bring up fond memories and will allow them to display some of their best photos that would have otherwise been kept in an aging album.

So instead of allowing your old photos to sit in an album that no one will look at, instead let us transfer them into beautiful photo canvas art pieces!

Do you have an old photograph that you would love to have made in to a canvas print? Are you looking for a canvas printing company that can take your photo, scan it in and then frame it on to a canvas print? Look no further….  At Canvasdesign this is a service that we have been offering our customers for years now. Old photo restoration, scanning and repairing photos is something that we specialise in.

Most Canvas Printing companies on the internet today are only interested in taking digital jpeg images and making them in to canvas prints. The reason is that scanning old photos and then transferring them on to canvas is a lengthy process and the photo restoration process can be quite tricky. It is not just a simple quick scan and print scenario. Most old photos have some sort of blemishes on them and these need to be worked on in the studio. These can take hours to rectify.  Below we have outlined a typical workflow of restoring your old photo on to canvas.

Old Photos on to canvas prints – The process is very simple.

1. Place the order on our website and print out the order to send with the original photo.

2. Send your photo to us with your size requirements and the Paypal receipt.(Please send recorded Delivery and Include your name, address and telephone number)

3. We will scan and repair the photograph, print and frame it and prepare it for shipping back to you.

4. On the day we are shipping the canvas print and your original photo back to you, we will email and text you to notify you that your canvas is on its way safely back to you.

It really is this simple. Below you will see a photo we restored and printed on to a panoramic print.  It took nearly 3 days to do properly but the results speak for themselves.

Restored old photos on canvas

A Good example of old Photos on to canvas prints

Below you will see a very good example of a restored old photo. The original had extensive damage to it and was severely cracked.


All the cracks have been edited away and the new photo on the left is as good as the day it was taken.

Another good example is the photo below. Unfortunately I do not have the original. The photo was taken some time in 1950 in Glasgow and the person in the photo is my Dad. I personally restored this photo and I can tell you I spent hours on it.


As you can see, the results we achieve from this service are fantastic.

Old Photos on to canvas prints make fantastic gifts at any time of the year. Give them as birthday gifts, Christmas presents or maybe you have an old wedding photo that you want making in to canvas. Whatevever the occasion, we will take your old photo, scan it and reproduce it on canvas and make it look as good, if not better than the day it was taken.

If you have any questions about restored old photos on canvas, please call us on 01254 790102.

Restored old photos on to canvas prints by CanvasDesign. We will scan, print your old photo and send it back to you on a beautiful canvas print frame from as little as £4.99.

Old Photos on to canvas prints as Christmas Gifts

                  Christmas time is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to start thinking about what to get your loved ones. The younger generation is fairly easy. With more and more gadgets and gizmos coming out every day, you simply have to choose the one that fits your gift receiver the most. However, when it comes time to find gifts for some of the older people in your life, it can become a little more complicated. What do you get for a person who’s lived so long, done so much, and probably couldn’t care less about the latest accessories for an iPhone they most likely don’t have? Well, get your work boots ready and your spider killing newspaper rolled up, because somewhere in your attic or basement is a treasure trove of gifts for your loved ones. Find your favorite or most sentimental old family photo, and send it our way, and we’ll return you a beautiful, durable canvas printing of that precious family memory (as well as the original photo). Here are just a few of the reasons why this gift makes Christmas extra special.

old Photos on to canvas prints

  1. It’s long lasting

One of the biggest benefits about getting someone a canvas print for Christmas is how long they last. Our canvases are incredibly durable (much more than the original photo print) meaning that this is a gift that doesn’t deteriorate in value or physical appearance overtime. Perfect to be hung anywhere in the house, a scanned photo canvas print is the epitome of “a gift that just keeps giving” and is guaranteed to be admired and loved long after the Christmas season is over.


  1. It’s personal

One of the hardest parts about getting a Christmas gift is finding something that really resonates with the person you’re gifting it to, especially if that certain someone doesn’t tell you exactly what they want. When you’re not positive what to give someone, the safest route to go is always something that’s highly personalized, and that they couldn’t get in stores. A canvas print with old family photos is something that could never be recreated by anyone other than those who know them best, making this gift one of the easiest ways to show someone you really care about them, and their history. aged old photo

  1. It’s a great way to preserve family memories

Along with being a fabulous Christmas gift, this is also a practical one. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and family photos can end up being caught in floods, tornados, fires, and a whole host of other things that can bring damage to them. One of the best parts about giving someone a canvas print is that though they aren’t indestructible, they’re fairly close, meaning that your gift could become something passed down from generation to generation. This is an investment not only in the short-term happiness of the person receiving the gift, but in the long-term preservation of precious memories.

  1. It shows effort

Though getting your photo scanned and printed is ridiculously easy, no one else needs to know that. The person you love will be amazed that you put in all that effort to get them a quality gift, and you’ll be amazed at how simple it was to get it! A personalized gift like this shows someone that you’re invested in them, and willing to put in the work to make sure that they’re getting a quality gift that no one else would have thought of. Your loved one will appreciate that you thought they were worth the investment to look for a quality gift, and it will make giving it that much sweeter.

Christmas is one of the most fun, and stressful, times of the year. With so many different things to think about and plan for, don’t let Christmas gifts be one of them. Scanned photos on a canvas are long-lasting, personal, a fantastic way to preserve precious family memories, and the best way to show someone just how much you care. So, this Christmas, while you’re hanging up stockings, preparing the eggnog, and putting up the tree, don’t forget to send a photo our way. You won’t believe how happy your loved one will be with the results.


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