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Friday with Friends ~ Gemma Hynes and Artistic Stamper
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FRIDAY with FRIENDS ~ Artistic Stamper

Welcome to another segment of Friday With Friends. Today we will be showcasing Crew Member Gemma Hynes and The Artistic Stamper. In Gemma’s Words I love to create little journals for my own use, and as it’s for personal use, you can put aside the worry of perfection and instead customize the book for your…

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It Is All About The 12×12 Kraft Envelope – A Crew Challenge

Yes it is all about the kraft, envelope that is!!!  Well we do love everything kraft, envelopes, paper, cards, tags, bags, bookmarks, did we say envelopes.  Ok well you get it, we are nuts about kraft and we thought it would be fun to challenge our entire Creative Crew to show us what they would…

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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…

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