Altered Book

Doodler's Dream Starter Journal by Priscilla Lim
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Doodler’s Dream Starter Journal #SGPCCBmatchup

Have you been enjoying our matchup with StencilGirl Products?? We sure have, the diversity of the Starter Journal projects has been AWESOME. We LOVE the simplicity but AWESOMENESS of Crew Member Priscilla Lim ~ Doodler’s Dream Journal cover. As a full time working mum, ME time are really precious. This is the reason why on…

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Creating a Patina Effect Using Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Kits

Hello, it’s Dana Sanchez! People who know me often point out that I like to make new things look old, rusted, and well used.  I have dearly loved things found in the attic, treasures marked by age and history or touched by the color of time.  This is one of the reasons that I use the…

Bloom Starter Journal Cover by Sheri Whitfield
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Bloom Starter Journal Cover for the #SGPCCBmatchup

Thank you for joining us for our month long matchup with StencilGirl Products. Sometimes when we receive our Design Team boxes and the inspiration is instantaneous, other times, not so much and the struggle becomes REAL! Crew Member Sheri Whitfield had the later experience. Once she broke through her intimidation of the products, her creative…

Create! with Architextures – mixed media the easy way

The new 7gypsies Architextures Collection is a great new assortment of vintage inspired products you can craft with, but did you also know the Mixed Media secrets behind it? We will tell you the secrets, but first let’s break down the basic definition of Mixed Media. Mixed Media is simply defined as the use of multiple…

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Traveling Art Journal, what our crew made in February, part 2

Have you been anticipating what group 2 of the CCB Traveling Art Journal has made? Wonder what countries and states it has visited? Well, today is the day the secret is out. Marvel with us at these 12 world wonders. The slideshow reviews all of the entries all in one place, but if you are…

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It’s a Round Up #TCWCCBMatchup

A HUGE Thank you to The Crafter’s Workshop and their AMAZING Design Team. I have to say….I think both teams KNOCKED IT OUT OF THE PARK for the #TCWCCBMatchup. Each team member was given similar supplies and told to explore how the two product lines worked together. For many on the CCB DT this was…

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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…

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