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Make your own adventure journal

Hello, crafters! I am Steph Ackerman and I love to create journals because they can be specifically themed for someone or some place. A journal can be created to document anything or anyone. Journals can tell a story just by looking at the cover. This journal will be used to document my travels in 2018 so I…

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Upcycled Book Becomes Art Journal

Hello! I am Cheryl Chambers and I love art journaling. Upcycling old books into new journals makes me extremely happy! Searching thrift stores for the perfect book to use as a new project is like going on a treasure hunt. I find that this process makes every upcycled book into a really special and personal art…

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“Amazing” – Romantic Album Cover

Hi, everyone! It’s Karen Jiles here and I have to admit that I really enjoyed working with the Compose Your Life Collection to create this romantic album cover. The papers are absolutely beautiful. The collection includes several patterns that coordinate perfectly together. I created the album cover to hold some special Spring photos and this paper collection…

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Featured Maker – Stephanie Schutze

From time to time we like to invite crafters to be our Guest Designer/Blogger for a month to challenge us to see things in a different way and so that we may learn more about our products through the eyes of a new designer. We kick of this serie of articles for 2018 by inviting a…

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Quick and Easy – Coffee stains as paint

In 1824 Thomas Jefferson deemed coffee “the favorite drink of the civilised world.” In 2018, we challenged our Crew members to use coffee as a craft medium. What a crazy idea, right? Wrong! The results were amazing and you can see them in a series of posts on the blog. Today, we’d like to share…

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Creative Wings – Inspirational Journal Cover

It’s Karen Jiles, and I’m sharing this “Creative Wings” Inspirational Journal that I created with the Compose Your Life Collection. The papers within the collection scream creativity. The collection includes several patterns that coordinate perfectly together so whichever way you decide to use them, your projects are sure to be gorgeous! The flowers were easy…

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Who knew retro recipe books could be so cheeky, fun, and bold?

Hi, it’s Betsy Skagen here with you today. I had lots of fun creating a cheeky recipe book for all those Millennials known to eat out every night. Filled with retro graphics, the cookbook offers tongue-in-cheek advice to a generation known for subsisting on restaurant and take-out food. Betsy shared with us how you can make a…

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Easy Planner Altered with Architextures

Hello, Angélique Jarrier from Boule de Scrap here. Today, I present to you my planner of 2018, which I decorated with Architextures papers. As a base, I used a simple diary which I got as a gift with a magazine. I didn’t like it the way it was so I decided to decorate it to…

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“We Heart You” – February Art Journal

Today Crew Member Juli Ondrush share a fab Art Journal inspiered by this months challenge. I love to Art Journal based on my faith! This month is all about Love, not only for that special someone, but also for the love of each other as friends, coworkers and humans in general. Our friends are the…

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