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New Release: 7gypsies Architextures™

The day is finally here and we are so excited to share with the world news about the new 7gypsies Architextures™ Collection. The brain-child of Christine Meier, Architextures™ features truly new and unique craft products we know you are going to love. As Christine and her band of Gypsies traveled to maker’s fairs, vintage markets, salvage yards, antique shops and flea markets…

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Christmas is Everywhere – A Stop Motion Animation Film by Jana Korečič

Thanksgiving is today in the USA and it is a great reminder no matter where you are around world to be thankful for all the great things we do have.  With so much turmoil around the world and close to home, it is so nice to have a reminder that there are miracles everywhere you look.  Crew member, Jana…

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“Motorcyle Moments” Mixed Media Origins Layout

We love challenges around here, maybe because they help us to get focused, think outside of the box and then see how others interpreted the same challenge.  Mandy Leever-Koel show us what she came up with for this month’s challenge: Movember. What is Movember?  It is a word used around the world with a few…

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How to Make A Travel Journal – Tutorial – Part 2 – A Gypsy Journey Down Minnesota’s Back Roads

The journey across Minnesota ends with an amazing travel journal that has room for a little more journey in it.  Crew Member and gypsy Betsy Skagen brings together an eclectic mix of papers, embellishments and photos to create a one of a kind travel book that can be tailored to match your gypsy journeys.   Hello! I am Betsy…

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A Gypsy’s Journey Down Minnesota’s Backroads — Part One

The gypsies are out and about looking for inspiration, running through the fields, stopping to enjoy the moment and creating when the just want to.  Gypsies may travel across Europe, visit small towns or choose a state to explore.  You know there really are no rules when you are a creative gypsy.  We sometimes worry so much about getting where…

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USA Mixed Media Art Journal Page

The 4th of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays we plan for and celebrate every year, but there are other patriotic days that mean a lot to many Americans, new Americans or even those who travel from around the world to America.  Crew Member Karen Bearse, who is Canadian by birth, has been part of America for…

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Match Up with Xyron – “Create” Homemade Sticky Pad Holder w/Video

What supplies in your office or studio do you run out of the most? White out, glue sticks or sticky notes? Sticky notes are essential to jotting down quick thoughts or ideas. They could even be considered the paper text message. But sometimes their basic pastel appearance can simply be boring. CCB Crew Member Erin Reed decided…

This blog is a compilation of inspiration from the Canvas Corp Brands family including Canvas Corp, Tattered Angels and 7Gypsies.