Ordre du Jour

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A little bit of everything in our scrapbooking layouts

Scrapbooking is like keeping a diary in a way; you write down memories and feelings so that people after you can be part of your thoughts and experiences. There are many ways of scrapbooking memories: traditional paper scrapbooking; ‘shy’, couple of splashes of paint on the mostly paper-focused page; mixed-media, which can be as ‘extravagant’ and ‘mixed-up’…

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Architextures Meet Gelli Plate – what happened next…

Do you remember a post called ‘Architextures meet Gelli Plate‘ from a couple of weeks ago when Rosemary Morris showed us how she used some of the Architextures elements with her Gelli Plate and the amazing prints she created? The prints were so colourful and unusual in their design but after all the fun, Rosemary was…

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Architextures™ Treasures – Old Lantern Layout

Architextures™ Trinkets, Findings and Treasures is perfect for any craft or mixed media projects. Use one of the items to get a realistic look of an item that fits your project, or replace a photo on a layout with one of the items to get a really cool effect. The best part is that the…

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Canvas tag… what to do with it?

We are all very used to paper tags – whether they are used as labels on a present, as a greeting card replacement or simply a beautiful piece of art. But when we see something a little bit different, our minds start racing… How do I approach this one? Canvas Corp has a vast choice of canvas shapes: from…

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Architextures™ Treasures – Distressed Wooden Doors Canvas

Architextures™ is a collection built just like the structures of a building; each of the elements helps you to build your projects, add details, design, support and add elements that represent you and your creative style.  The items can be used just as they are, they can be distressed or painted and they can be used…

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Start with a square chipboard and see where it takes you…

You know how we have the urge to plan our lives and steps? How we want to take control? This is what 7gypsies Ordre Du Jour collection is all about. It’s inspired but the world of agendas and journals but with the added uniqueness of the gypsy feel. Our Crew member, Tracy Dickson, takes the world…

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Two takes on a tag with Canvas Corp pattern papers

Tags are one of the most versatile small crafting forms – you can use them for their original purpose and attach them to gifts, you can use them as gifts or you can use them as greeting cards. Whatever the intended destination of your tag, the starting point is always the same – make it…

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Repurposed Vintage Rolodex Gypsy Style

7gypsies are all about the old and found. We love everything vintage, flea markets and local fairs and they make every gypsy’s skin tingle with excitement and happiness. Finding ‘new’ old things gives us such a sense of adventure and achievement, but making those things useable…oh, that feeling is something completely else! Crew member, Monica Taylor, became a proud owner…

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