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Architextures™ Treasures – Old Lantern Layout

Architextures™ Trinkets, Findings and Treasures is perfect for any craft or mixed media projects. Use one of the items to get a realistic look of an item that fits your project, or replace a photo on a layout with one of the items to get a really cool effect. The best part is that the…

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Nautical Mixed Media Journal ‘Dreaming of the Beach’ – Exploring Crafting with Canvas

With the rain and wind outside, maybe even snow if you’re lucky, a beach is probably the place that most of us dream of. Rather than wearing our winter coats and wellies, we could sit under a palm tree and dig our feet into a hot sand. oh, how wonderful! To make those experiences more achievable…

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Capture Your Vacation in Mixed Media Art

There is usually quite a bit of excitement when fall begins to show. Many are ready for cooler weather and the upcoming holiday season. Zuzia reminds us of just how we might miss the passing summer season with this gorgeous mixed media album. We are in love with the ocean theme that she perfectly captured with…

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New Mixed Media Origins by Tattered Angels

Have you had a chance to play with the Mixed Media Origins Papers?  If you have not, oh you are missing out!  They might look like normal paper with prints on them, but they are so much more.  The paper is special, made in Italy and Tattered Angels selected it specifically for the way it works so…

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A Gypsy’s Journey Down Minnesota’s Backroads — Part One

The gypsies are out and about looking for inspiration, running through the fields, stopping to enjoy the moment and creating when the just want to.  Gypsies may travel across Europe, visit small towns or choose a state to explore.  You know there really are no rules when you are a creative gypsy.  We sometimes worry so much about getting where…

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Make Your Own Messy Travel Journal – Paris

Where have you been, where are you heading to next or where would you like to go?  Travel is a big part of our lives and documenting that travel helps keep alive the memories and extend those special moments. Collect tickets, stubs, fliers, ephemera during the trip and take photos not only of everyone lined up against a fountain…

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July Challenge Reminder and DIY Beach Decor – Summer Love Frame

For those who have a love for Summer that is unlike any other season, you are going to love this project Crew Member, Angélique, created that is a summer work of art.  Perfect for the beach house, beach room or a beach mantel that reminds you of a stroll in the sand.   Bringing together items…

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Beach Themed Altered Jewelry Box

If you have a beach destination this summer, be sure to pick up some seashells to use in your craft projects. Priscilla Lim shows us how she used her shoreline treasures to give some personality to a plain wooden jewelry box. We love going away to the beach for holidays or even just spending a…

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Creating a Layout with Canvas Corp Mix and Match Pad “Gone Fishing Layout”

Have you tried Canvas Corp Mix and Match Pads?  They are made up of 16 different printed papers, printed fabric, burlap, canvas and specialty paper in a wide range of themes that pull it all together for you.  Choose the theme and let your creative juices flow. Crew Member, Jennifer Hottinger-Sloan started with the Sand and Sea Mix and Match Pad….

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