welcome to the world of once upon a design . . .

in a far far land of CHO

there lived an illustrator who drew cats & dogs & frogs & more.

​there were dark skies filled with the sun, stars and moon.

every day told a story of good and bad. 

stories of memories had.

the beginning

Cat, frog, once upon a design

Best Sellers

Le mew french cat drawing

12x16 canvas art

Le mew, Le purr, Le meow! =^!^=

for this season, Le mew, the french cat is sporting his little red beret and a fashionable striped top

Give some joy!

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animal friends canvas growth chart, kid's room décor, cute whimsical animal illustrations, baby gift ideas, new moms

animal friends growth chart

animal friends canvas growth chart with a whole pile of animals!

watch your baby grow with these cute little dogs, cats, frogs and more...

makes a wonderfully unique gift . .

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canvas art, frog & star, mini wood easel artwork, inspirational children's illustrations

hand drawn mini easel art

Thomas the frog is wishing on a star...

he's so close he can almost taste his goal!

Hand illustrated with ink and a touch of yellow lacquer paint for the tiny balloon on cotton canvas, ready to show off on it's own wooden easel

enjoy!

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Testimonials

I love the growth chart I ordered for my daughter and so does she! The animals are adorable! Fast response times and shipping. Thanks!

Anonymous

These framed canvasses are really special. I am very happy with my purchase. The artwork is so whimsical, creative, and unique! They are such nice quality with a very nice frame. I purchased one for my sister for Christmas, but then decided to order one for myself also. I am really glad I made that decision.

Stephanie

Such cute canvas art! Was a gift for my friend's birthday and she loved it! Shipped on time.

Michelle

The painting brings me joy every day

Brian

"custom order"

I have tears in my eyes…it’s perfect!!!Thank you for making this all happen

Tanya

proudly made in canada eh!

  • made in canada, ontario made, shop local, toronto artist, proud to be canadian, maple leaf, eh, beaverton ontario

​ once upon a design - wendy CHO

Canada

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once upon a design flying piggie with balloon logo

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