I love the idea of incorporating favorite family or personal photos in your home by making them oversized pieces of art. This pariticular piece was done by CanvasArt.com. My mom (who's not a photographer, but should be) took this picture of a bridge near where she lives and had it put on canvas by the same company, with great results.
Ignore reflection on the canvas; result of my poor photography skills. . .
For our room, I would love to do something similar to the first image and use favorite photographs of our kids. Some possibilities (and a good excuse to show you pictures of the babies):