Wanderlust

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“Don’t forget to fly” Journal Page

We love to explore ideas and inspiration for art journal pages that let us express what we are thinking, feeling or what inspires us.  Today on the blog Crew Member Emma Tildesley shows us how to bring out the beauty of the butterflies in the Tattered Angels Mixed Media Origins papers and fun ways to use the Naturally Aged kits….

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Make Your Own File Folders Your Way

You know what’s fun? Doing a project then getting someone else’s take on it. Or in this case…several someone elses! I recently created some file folders out of 7gypsies 12 x 12 scrapbook papers. This video has instructions for the very simple process: I was curious to see what someone else might come up with…

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How to Make An Autumn Banner – “Create”

Banners can be such a fun way to decorate for any season. Today, Crew Member, Christine Santos is sharing with us her Autumn inspired banner with the reminder to “CREATE” on it. We love anything that encourages us to be creative!  Christine included many gorgeous fall colors from Tattered Angels, as well as some of…

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How about a Postcard Exchange with the CCB Crew?

We love to do exchanges, support our team and do fun things that keep us creating.  We just finished up a postcard challenge that let us send postcards around the world.  It was fun to see them flying around, posts of crew members sending them, receiving them and enjoying a surprise in the mail.  Postcards do not need…

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Gypsy Travels – Washington DC – Book List Junque Journal

In honor of National Book Lover’s Day we wanted to share Dana’s story.  We all have our favorite books, look for new books and some of us explore books of the past.  Dana has found a resource for books that have helped make America what it is today and she is embarking on a exploration through these…

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DIY Pin Boards and Desk Decor

 Crew Member Netra Bates is all about creative DIY projects and bringing inspiration to life.  So many of Netra’s projects are functional decor items that fill her home with beauty and we love that.  Today we are showcasing her office where she has created the sweetest bulletin board and desk accessories.  Who says you have to spend a lot to make your office, studio…

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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…

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Vintage Photo “Family” Canvas

 Mixed Media is a very creative and personal craft, colors, techniques and style come out in each mixed media artists work and they can make it more personal by adding family photos, found objects with meaning or quotes that resonate.  Crew Member, Evelyn Walter, created this elegant mixed media art piece with subtle colors of purple and black…

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Fairies Gather Here Handmade Denim Book

“Don’t you know that everybody’s got a Fairyland of their own?” ― P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins Who doesn’t love fairies? I know we all do and so does CCB Crew Member Christine Santos of Christine’s Scrap Shack. She created the most amazing fairy book made with a 7gypsies 5″x7″ Dungaree Journal and other fun supplies from our…

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