Mixed Media

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Fun Mixed Media Cards for Any Occasion

How many of you have had a minor panic attack when you found yourself in a last-minute situation requiring a card? Be it someone’s birthday, anniversary or a simple ‘thank you’… Instead of getting a ready-made one from the shop, why not make it? That way you will always have a stash of any-occasion, unique cards that you can…

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Watercolor Your World With Glimmer Mist

Watercolors are very ‘in’ this year, but not everyone is good with brushes and paints. So the question is – What’s the easy way to achieve the effect without the hassle? Tattered Angels Mists are your answer.  If you have not used them before, they are a wonderful translucent spray mist that is filled with pigment and mica…

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Create A Bookshelf For Your Mini Books With An Old Book

There are many ways in which you can alter old books. You can take a book (old, new, recycled or multiple) and cut it, tear it, glue it, fold it, paint it, rebind it, create pop-ups… You can add pockets and niches to hold other items. Or, like Crew Member, Lena Holmstrom, you can turn it into a…

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“Villa Villekulla” Mixed Media Birdhouse With Some TCW

Does the name ‘Villa Villekulla’ bring any childhood memories to mind?  Maybe you were a Pippi Longstocking fan, read all the books or read all the books to your kids.  Villa Villekulla is the fictional house where Pippi lived with her horse and monkey, Mr. Nilsson.  A gingerbread style home was created for the tv series…

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Create Your Own Mixed Media Wood Background – You & Me Canvas

Natural stretched canvas are one of the singnature products of Canvas Corp. We have a range of sizes available and if you can’t find the size you need, guess what?, we have custom sizes available, too! The raw, un-gessoed surface leaves it totally up to you when it comes to creativity. You can paint it, stamp it,…

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Mixed Media Fun and Games with The Crafter’s Workshop – ‘Fly’ Canvas

Have you played with The Crafter’s Workshop Products before, maybe you have in the past, maybe you have some old stencils stored away that need to come out and be played with our maybe it is time to stock up on a few new designs.  Once upon a time stencils were used with a pencil…

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Nautical Mixed Media Journal ‘Dreaming of the Beach’ – Exploring Crafting with Canvas

With the rain and wind outside, maybe even snow if you’re lucky, a beach is probably the place that most of us dream of. Rather than wearing our winter coats and wellies, we could sit under a palm tree and dig our feet into a hot sand. oh, how wonderful! To make those experiences more achievable…

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How To Make Your Own Perpetual Calendar

Important dates, birthdays, anniversaries… there are so many of them each month and sometimes it’s hard to keep up and remember them all. Putting them in a diary means that we’ll have to copy them into a new one at the end of the year. Why not make a perpetual calendar?  Our Crew member, Ina Solsbery,…

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