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Featured Blogger – Olga Kravets

We are inspired by the world around us and love to showcase new and exciting artist, designers and crafters and our guest designer series is a great way to inspire our Crew as well as each one of you to try something different, show off a new style or help you think outside of your creative box,…

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Creating a Brick Wall as background to Wine Bar Canvas and Matching Card

Naturally Aged Kits are a perfect way of making one thing look like something else; there are plenty of finishes available: from rusty metal, through marble to wood. The kits work on paper just as well as they do on wood, ceramic or stone so the options are aplenty as to what can be achieved with just…

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Wings on Wednesday – Let Your Light Shine Mini-Album

It’s Wings on Wednesday time and this week we have a little twist on the usual for you! Our Crew member, Lena Holmstrom, made a cute mini-album with a cover embellished by a tiny angel with huge wings and a motto ‘Let Your Light Shine’. The twist is… she used only 7gypsies products for her project! Yes,…

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Altered Ruler Holder – May Challenge

Today Crew Member Monica Taylor show us how she blew new life into a item she found when out treasure hunting. Inspiered by our main May Challenge “Old is New” she transformed this piece of junk into something new and totally different! Monica tell us: I love finding items at antique shops that I can alter. Bringing…

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Traveling Art Journal – Group 2, April

Hello again! We hope you are still sticking with us while every traveling art journal is making its way around the globe, and are as excited as we are, to view some more pages! Ready? Then let’s have a look! Rosemary Frias morris   “I knew I want to use the rub-ons. I decided on…

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Vintage Tag Featuring 7Gypsies Parchment Rub-Ons!

Our new Architextures Rub-Ons from 7gypsies has been creating quite a buzz with how easy to use they are! Usually, with rub-ons, you will find that they can be hard to apply and won’t stay put very well. Our rub-ons are incredibly easy to apply – you can even use your fingers to rub them on!…

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‘Enjoy every moment’ – canvas

Sometimes, the creative muse strikes and you just have to make something pretty! And the most important thing about it is to ENJOY EVERY MOMENT! Our Crew member, Viktoriya Porechnaya reminds us how important the enjoyment is in her delicate, feathery, watercolour canvas. ‘I wanted to make spring canvas with white doves and feathers as a symbol…

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Trash to treasure – Transform packaging into a display book-box

People often ask me, ‘What is altered art?’ While there is more than one definition, it usually involves the transformation of every-day objects into artistic pieces. Although many consider altered art a relatively new phenomenon, its roots go back to the Middle Ages when monks would write new text over old manuscripts in order to conserve costly parchment….

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Upcycled Fruit Crates – Two Become One

Using the used is at the heart of every gypsy and up-cycling is definitely the skill to master. So… what do you do with two empty fruit crates? Throw away? Nooo!!! Work your gypsy magic on them and, using products from all three of our brands, give them a second life as a head-turning  storage unit for your…

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