Altered Book

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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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New Release: 7gypsies Architextures™

The day is finally here and we are so excited to share with the world news about the new 7gypsies Architextures™ Collection. The brain-child of Christine Meier, Architextures™ features truly new and unique craft products we know you are going to love. As Christine and her band of Gypsies traveled to maker’s fairs, vintage markets, salvage yards, antique shops and flea markets…

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Rustic Style Handmade Cookbook

Who doesn’t have a pile of old recipes inherited from their mum or, even better, their grandma? They are full of traditions, love and, most of all, memories. Because they are so valuable and close to our hearts, they deserve to live on. Today on the blog Crew Member Tatiana Klimshina shares with you her beautiful, romantic…

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An Altered Book of Love

 Altered books have been around for some time, even before recycling, reclaiming and repurposing were all so trendy.  Today on the blog is a very updated altered book that is filled with wonderful tones of pink, messages of love and mixed media techniques that will make you swoon.  Crew Member Ewelina Gryglak walks us through the steps of making your own altered book…

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Art Page In A Modern Vintage With A Touch Of Rustic Style

With so many different styles out there it is really hard to name them all and when you start combing them it can get even more confusing. But when you see what you like or create in your own personal style and if feels right, you just know it and that is your style.  Crew Member Aga Baraniak shows…

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“Christmas Where You Are” – December Challenge {Enter to Win}

Welcome December! Our Creative Crew resides all over the world. Some have winter, snow and cold weather, while others can have high summer and enjoy sunny beach days. How do you celebrate Christmas where you live? This is what our December Challenge is all about – Christmas where YOU live. Tell your story, show us…

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DIY Recipe Binder To Store Favorite Recipes

How do you like to store your recipes? Do you like to have them all handwritten in an album or on recipe cards? Do you have your great-grandmother’s recipe cards stored away in a little box, or do you like to go the tech route and save them all on a Pinterest board? Today, Ilana Polakiewicz…

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CCB November Challenge “Movember” – Enter to win

November is “Movember” here at the Creative Studio – at least when it comes to our challenge. In many countries November is the month when we celebrate Fathers Day so we decided to celebrate everything that symbolize manhood to us. Think men, cars, rust, transportation.  Take out your rust paste, your Natural Aged kits, your…

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Tattered Angels Halloween Themed Mixed Media Book

Halloween is sneaking up on the Angels and we love to play with our mists to make spooky projects.  Our favorite Halloween mist set is the Haunted House Calendar Kit paint system.  It is the perfect set of mists and paints for any ghoulish project. Fresh Orange Simply Sheer Suede Glimmer Mist Sweet Pea Glimmer…

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Capture Your Vacation in Mixed Media Art

There is usually quite a bit of excitement when fall begins to show. Many are ready for cooler weather and the upcoming holiday season. Zuzia reminds us of just how we might miss the passing summer season with this gorgeous mixed media album. We are in love with the ocean theme that she perfectly captured with…

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