In order for you to get a feeling of this experience, we virtually entered the homes of some families that already incorporated this idea. We created a collection of Family Photo Canvas for a Personalized Home Experience.
Print a picture, spray paint a piece of wood black, cut picture to match size of wood. Coat wood in Mod podge then lay picture on top. Once it has dried thoroughly, use sandpaper to rough up the edges, then put a layer of mod podge over the picture.