Nautical

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HOW TO VIDEO – Altered Art Sailboat

Finding an item at a swap, on the curb, or at a garage sale that would normally go in the trash or is no longer wanted and turning it into a piece of art is so much fun!  This is exactly what Natassa Blazaki did with a container she found, she saw what it could be,…

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Nautical Canvas – “To the Sea” Challenge

Hello all, Mandy Leever-Koel here, sharing with you the nautical canvas I made for the Sea challenge.     During our Summer Vacation last year, we stayed in The Netherlands, in the province Friesland. Honestly I had not expected it to be that beautiful! It reminded me a lot of England, which is our favorite…

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Pirates Log – “To the Sea” Challenge

  For this project Natassa Blazaki was inspired by the sea theme of this month’s challenge. Today we get the chance to learn from her how to create something similar to what she did.     We let Natassa tell us:     “The first thing that always comes to my mind are shipwrecks and pirate…

seashore themed mini album canvas corp sails and shells holidays photo album
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Sails & Shells – Seashore-themed Mini Album

Karen Jiles here with you today and I’d like to show you my seashore themed mini album. I really enjoyed creating this mini book with the Sails and Shells collection. I loved the colors of the collection and how beautifully the elements coordinated. The collection included different base textures: corrugated board, patterned fabric, and burlap, providing…

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Life is better at the Beach layout for “To the Sea” Challenge

One of the most relaxing things for me is just being at the beach! There’s something about listening to the sounds of the water and the kids splashing, and just putting my toes in the sand! I wanted to document this memory of being at the beach when we went on a family camping trip,…

mixed media cards tattered angels canvas corp 7gypsies
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Sending greetings with mixed media cards

Handmade cards are always worth making and having at the ready; regardless of the occasion, all you need to do is add a sentiment and you’re ready! With that in mind, we have for you three very different mixed media cards prepared by our Crew members…   Butterflies – Alicja Staszak I’ve created a set of three…

handmade nautical pillowcase canvas corp burlap canvas fabric flower
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Handmade Nautical Pillowcase

During the summer months we all just long to be by the beach. If you are unable to go to the beach, why not bring a little of the beach to you? Viktoriya created this lovely nautical themed pillow for her home using some paint, stencils, canvas, burlap, and a few other items! We think…

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Crew Challenge – Into the great wide open

We love to do exchanges, support our team and do fun things that keep us creating.  We just finished up a summer challenge inspired by the great wide open. This was a layout challenge and that was a challenge for some of the team member but  It was a fun event and the variety of what the crew members created…

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How To Make A Travelers Notebook Junk Journal

Junk Journals are all the rage and they are so fun to do.  You can create a junk journal from of course junk mail, left over papers, envelopes, magazines, paint chip books, well just about anything that was discarded, could be disposed of or obsolete items.  When making a journal of any kind, you are…

journal spread tattered angels
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Tall Ships Art Journal Spread

The Architextures Vintage books and ledgers are available in several different looks and sizes. They work as Art Journals, photo albums, writing books and are great in combination with your favorite Tattered Angels Mists or any of your other favorite craft products. Today, I’m sharing an Art Journal spread from my Ledger Spiral Book which I use…

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