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Where can I buy lovely/not tacky wall canvases for my ds bedroom

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bottletopbill Wed 08-Jul-09 22:31:36

His room is blue, red and navy with a train and nautical theme so wanted 2-3 small wall canvases but all the ones Ive seen are tacky or a little babyish for him - any suggestions

EyeballsintheSky Wed 08-Jul-09 22:34:07

This might not appeal and I don't know if you were talking about just painted canvas but I'm going to make my own. I was about to buy one but my mother, who is heavily into card making informed me that places like Hobbycraft are full to bursting with lovely things to stick on a painted canvas.

bottletopbill Wed 08-Jul-09 22:46:07

I dont have the time plus Im not that artistic!!!

Thanks for the idea anyway

kylesmybaby Wed 08-Jul-09 22:48:52

there was a thread on here a month or so ago - might be worth searching. they were great for kids rooms. not much help sorry.

Bettymum Thu 09-Jul-09 13:14:03

You can get canvases or prints of old ladybird books, the smallest is A4 so that might suit? There are some lovely ones of old cars, look under the transport heading.
I like the one of the old dear hoovering the train seats in "On the Railways" .

NellieTheEllie Thu 09-Jul-09 13:33:58

cute

this?

steamedtreaclesponge Thu 09-Jul-09 13:36:58

www.oblong.org do some great canvases, and donate some of the profits to charity.

They might be a bit grown-up / expensive for what you're after though

bottletopbill Fri 10-Jul-09 10:14:54

anymore ideas please? I did see some ages ago with a campervan and a mini car but cant find the site now!!!

modrin Fri 10-Jul-09 10:22:56

dont know what age your son is but there are great ones on Ebay

LightShinesInTheDarkness Fri 10-Jul-09 10:33:33

Take three photos of him - one each in a red, blue, navy top then get them printed onto canvas by Truprint or someone like that!

LightShinesInTheDarkness Fri 10-Jul-09 10:36:29

here are the VW Camper ones...

blowninonabreeze Fri 10-Jul-09 10:40:54

aspace?

stressed2007 Fri 10-Jul-09 11:05:46

What do I search on ebay? and has anyone found the earlier thread metioned by kylesmybaby? Thanks

stressed2007 Fri 10-Jul-09 11:15:31

was it this thread?

www.mumsnet.com/Talk?topicid=parenting&threadid=762667-Where-can-I-get-some-lovely-sets-of-boys-wall #15595153

flipflopper Fri 10-Jul-09 14:01:53

does it have to be canvases? Ive got one of these metal wall signs for my ds's room -he loves it and it looks really nice. You can get different designs

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