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Spring Blooms – Mixed Media ATCs

Inspired by the sunny weather in the UK, Katie Lamb has created this beautiful set of colourful mixed media ATCs. Tattered Angels paints used: Chalkboard Mist Paint Firefly, Inchworm, Valencia Glimmer Glaze Paint Paradise Pink, Nori, Purple Passion Start off by adding gesso to the blank ATCS and once dry, add a layer of crackle medium and allow it to set. Next…

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Architextures™ ATC Cards “Scientific”

7gypsies Architextures™ are the perfect products for your mixed media and creative world. Today we share a set of ATC Cards created by me – Marie Johansson. But first – what is a ATC card really? Artist trading cards (ATCs) is a conceptual art project initiated by the Swiss artist M. Vänçi Stirnemann in 1997. He called it…

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FRIDAY with FRIENDS with Katie Lamb

WELCOME BACK for another segment of Friday with Friends. Today we have Crew Member Katie Lamb. Her manufacturer of choice was Blank Page Muse, formerly Sin City Stamps, a US based stamp manufacturer offering deep etched red rubber stamps. The stamps range from vintage to grunge and many other themes in between. As Katie puts…

Four Ways to Stencil Using 7Gypsies Architextures Bases
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Four Ways to Stencil Using 7gypsies Architextures Bases

Hello! Its Marie Nicole here on the blog today to share a few fun stenciling techniques with you! I hope you have had a chance to get your hands on some 7GYPSIES ARCHITEXTURES already! If you have not, maybe this little post will inspire you to try them! Architextures are a totally unique product from…

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February Challenge – “We ♥ You”

February is the month of love & this month we want to share our love for crafts with you all. Our February Challenge was named “We ♥ You” simply because we love all of you – our followers & friends.  The How to: To enter this challenge you need to link up your entry  Blog…

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December Challenge “Christmas Wish”

We are heading with full speed against Christmas but we really hope that you have some crafty time coming up because we have cooked up a really fun challenge for December. Just answer this – “All I want for Christmas is… ” Yes what? The How to: To enter this challenge you need to link…

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Mini art – good for Halloween and more

Not all art needs to big to make a statement. Milo Lilja is one of the artists who focus their creativity on small formats. She has two spooky mini art projects for you and a little ARTy treat at the end…   Witch at the graveyard List of products used: Tattered Angels Calendar Kit Paint…

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How to stain with Glimmer Mists

Hi there – we have a new YouTube video and we know you are going to love it! Yulia Popkova is showing off an easy way of creating colourful papers using Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists and the results are amazing! If you have never attempted anything like this, all you need is some card, mist…

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The Birdhouse That Gypsies Claimed

Half a birdhouse – the gypsies have claimed it!!! There may or may not have been a party last night. What happens at the gypsy house, stays at the gypsy house! This is how Juli Ondrush introduces her project. Makes it sound interesting and exciting from the word go, right?    Materials Julie used in…

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Use up your scraps on Mixed Media ATCs

How many of you have finished a project thinking… ‘I can throw all those scraps away!’ Well… don’t! Keep them and use them!  Our Crew members, Barbara Housner and Vicki Fortier show us how you can use your bits and bobs and turn them into beautiful pieces of mini art! Barb Housner ‘I had made a journal page…

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