How To Choose The Right Canvas Size Photos For Your Home

Choosing the right canvas size art photo for your home can be difficult. Depending on the space you are trying to fill, different canvas sizes are unique in shape and style and offer different viewing angles promoting either a larger or smaller space definition adding flow to your home. 

I absolutely love canvas art and prints. I order them online from reputable sites such as Canvas Factory because of the quality of work and options available to me in choosing the size I want, colored borders, framing and even custom prints which are fantastic.


Over The Sofa

If you are choosing a canvas size for over the sofa the rule of thumb is to make the size almost as large (length wise) as the sofa itself. This creates a large framed image above the sofa for a dynamic wall entrance into your most comfortable space in your home. A good size recommended is at least 5′ x 3′ feet. 

Over The Bed

Over the bed follows the same rule of thumb as over the sofa, except with some more versatility. There are many more options available for your bedroom. You can choose larger and smaller prints to create a wall, rectangular prints and even split canvas to break up space. You can even choose a smaller size and use wall words to even out the area making it appear larger. The possibilities are endless.

Photo Wall

With thousands of art prints to choose from, a photo wall is one of the most popular walls to create in any home using canvas prints. I love creating a photo wall as I feel it adds a touch of personal warmth, along with the memories showcased for times you wish to look back on and remember and share with others. 

You can create a stunning wedding collage. Gifts for mom or dad. Take your Instagram photos and stretch them onto the canvas. The possibilities are endless. It’s why I love creating and using canvases in my home. I feel each image created adds depth, personality and warmth to any space I’m trying to create whether it be in my kitchen, living room or bedroom. Canvases are the way to go! 

You can find inspirational ideas at Canvas Factory’s Facebook Page, and here’s even more great news. Our friends at canvas factory are giving away one 16 x 20″ canvas to one of our lucky readers. This giveaway is open to both the US and Canada. So put on your thinking caps and create a canvas for your home! 

Mandatory entry MUST BE COMPLETED in order to qualify. 

Disclosure: I partnered with Canvas Factory to share this information and giveaway with you. All opinions are 100% my own. 


  1. Olivia Clow August 14, 2017 at 6:57 am

    Wow awesome contest.I love this site.

  2. erin mcsweeney August 13, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    i think the Aluminum canvas of my nieces

  3. Erin W August 13, 2017 at 9:37 am

    I would do a collage of pics from our recent trip to the maritimes!

  4. Caryn Coates August 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

    I would get a canvas of our family

  5. Elena August 10, 2017 at 6:25 am

    I’ve been thinking of getting some kind of nature scene canvas for our living room.

  6. cottagebunny August 9, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    I would get a canvas of a beautiful scene.I like natural beauty of nature and I would LOVE XXX something like that. πŸ™‚

  7. julielaura1 August 9, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    I would use one of my husbands wildlife photos for a split canvas

  8. Florence Cochrane August 9, 2017 at 4:38 pm

    I would get one of family.

  9. Jenness M August 9, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    I’d want a canvas print of some landscape photos I’ve taken for above the bed.

  10. Irene August 8, 2017 at 1:14 am

    I would buy a canvas for above my couch..

  11. lori b August 7, 2017 at 6:42 am

    i would pick something that is nature themed

  12. Viv Sluys August 6, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    I would get a new family photo done on the canvas. My husband and I are also planning to get a 3 or 5 piece split canvas landscape print for our office too.

  13. Judy Cowan August 5, 2017 at 8:56 am

    I would get a canvas done of my furkids, I have one picture of all 4 of them together which I love!

  14. Tannis W August 4, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    I think I’d choose a print from the “countryside” category.

  15. hmrcarlson August 4, 2017 at 10:43 pm

    I would get a canvas of my kids for my office.

  16. Julie bolduc August 4, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    I would get one of my children

  17. Senna Kory August 4, 2017 at 7:43 pm

    I’d get a canvas of Iceland!

  18. lisa bolduc August 4, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    I would get a family pick down up and use it as the starting point for a gallery wall

  19. Toby August 4, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    I’d make a family portrait!

  20. Laurie P August 4, 2017 at 4:16 pm

    I like the split canvas look and I have the best winter photo of my kiddos for it!

  21. Treen Goodwin August 4, 2017 at 4:07 pm

    I would definitely love one of my 3 grand babies !

  22. Alicia Boisvert August 4, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    I would get either a family photo or my children this is so stunning thank you so much for this giveaway

  23. Lynda Cook August 4, 2017 at 11:34 am

    I think I would get a canvas of my grtandchildren!!


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