Altered Tray

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Trash to treasure – Transform packaging into a display book-box

People often ask me, ‘What is altered art?’ While there is more than one definition, it usually involves the transformation of every-day objects into artistic pieces. Although many consider altered art a relatively new phenomenon, its roots go back to the Middle Ages when monks would write new text over old manuscripts in order to conserve costly parchment….

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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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Christmas Shadowbox Ideas

Looking for handmade gift to make this season? Let’s explore shadowboxes and letter block tray ideas with a Christmas vibe.  Our crew shows off some very cool ways to use trays you might already have, vintage trays you have picked up along the way or grab one of the 7gypsies trays and give a gift that will bring…

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Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Wrap-Up

Hey CCB Fans….. Crew Member Lynne Forsythe here! Did you catch the September Challenge over at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge? Canvas Corp Brands was the sponsor last month and we supplied their design team with a box of GOODIES! Each design team member created their own “Rustic Mood Board” and they were sent goodies…

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Dare 2B Artzy ~ Canvas Corp Brands Matchup Round Up

We round out this week of amazing projects brought to you by the Dare 2B Artzy Design Team and Canvas Corp Brands Creative Crew.  Together they have shared amazing stamping techniques, use of color, ideas to mix media and just fun stuff.  We love to do match ups where where everyone have new products to work with, inspired to…

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First Flight Shadowbox

As part of this week’s match up with Petaloo International we played along with their theme Grads and Dads and had a lot of fun.  Crew Member Marie Nicole created this special gift for Father’s Day.  The Petaloo design team has been busy creating amazing projects with all the goodies Canvas Corp Brands sent their way.  Marie…

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7gypsies Wanderlust Letterblock Tray

We cannot get enough of the new 7gypsies collections! Each one has lots of little details, great vintage background papers, special sayings and terrific art.  They are easy to work with to create a wide range of vintage projects.  One of our favorite trays in the 7gypsies collection is the Letterblock Tray. It has many little niches to fill in,…

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Bella Blvd and Canvas Corp Brands Spring Match Up

We love to collaborate with other craft manufactures to see how well our product work together, to stretch our design style and to have a chance to work with products other than our own, which keeps the creative juices flowing.  When the opportunity to work with the Bella Blvd this spring arose, we were so excited…

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