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Seasonal tags with Tattered Angels mists

Sometimes when you feel the urge to be creative, but only have a limited time available, try creating smaller projects like artist trading cards and tags. They are great for swapping and adding to presents. I made a set of four seasonal tags using Tattered Angels mists and added other Canvas Corp Brands producst to…

valentines flip book canvas corp 7gypsies
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Valentine Flip Book – Endless Love

It is time to spread a little love and our Amore Paper Collection is filled with hearts, love and special sentiments that are perfect for making the cutest Valentines, cards, tags and little goodies. With 16 sheets, 2 of each of the 6 designs, you will have plenty to make cards, gift boxes and banners….

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Wings on Wednesday – 7gypsies Mini Album

Wings on Wednesday series are featuring not only the vast array of Tattered Angels paints but also the sister brands of Canvas Corp and 7gypsies. Today, Lena Holmström shares a mini album project, which uses numerous Architextures elements… because, you know… gypsies can be angels too! I wanted to make a mini album similar to the…

Handmade Thank You Cards
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Handmade Thank Yous For Handmade Gifts

With no idea what to expect when the big 50 birthday is here, will I feel sad, will I feel glad, will the day be like any other or will it be a day to remember?  Well, to be honest, it was all of these and more, but the most amazing part of the entire…

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Home – Junk Journal in the making

A junk journal is typically made with craft supplies, recycled paper, junk mail and other found materials. Do you see where we are going with this? Yes? YES! We all have plenty of those! Craft supplies, scraps of paper, found fabrics and other cartable elements. Now, instead of proudly hoarding them in boxes hidden all over our…

Easy canvas envelopes for any occasion tattered angels canvas corp mixed media
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Easy canvas envelopes for any occasion

Easy canvas envelopes for any occasion – sounds good, right? But… canvas??? Yeah. Why not? They are just like the paper envelopes but made of canvas. With both sides blank, you can dye them, paint them, mist them, ink them, stamp them, stencil them, iron-on them, monogram them, screen print on them or do whatever…

parchment rub ons art journal mixed media architextures
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Using Parchment Rub Ons in your art journal

The Architextures™ Parchment Rub-Ons is a great item to use in many of your craft projects. Crew Member Marie Johansson used elements from the “Build” Parchment for a simple, yet eye-catching Art Journal spread about her creative goals for 2018. Let’s start with describing what you get in just one pack of the Parchment Rub-ons and…

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January Challenge “Be Lazy”

  It´s time for the first challenge of the year! Janary is a month of festivities, parties & events. But also a month filled with lazy moments just chilling Indoors. Incorporate lace and lazy in your Project this month!   The How to: To enter this challenge you need to link up your entry  Blog…

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Life Is Good – altered composition book

One of our new 2018 Crew members, Traci Hayner Vanover has a flair for all things vintage with a design style that is appealing and whimsical, with a decidedly quirky twist. She spends happy hours discovering long-hidden vintage design treasures from the past that become the canvas for her own unique voice. It will be…

christmas pinwheel tattered angels canvas corp mixed media
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Christmas Pinwheel Bouquet

I created a fun take on a bouquet for the Christmas season by incorporating pinwheels, Canvas Corp style with the gorgeous Farmhouse Christmas collection and a range of Kraft and new printed papers. 7gypsies’ Architextures are layered on each pinwheel for definition and texture, giving each piece a beautiful detailed and unique look. – says…

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