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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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Friday with Friends by Monica Taylor

Welcome to our Friday with Friends segment. Today Crew Member Monica Taylor shares her creative journey pairing Tim Holtz Distress products and Idea-olology with 7gypsies Architectures and Canvas Corp. In Monica’s Words I think I have been a Tim Holtz fan as long as I have been a 7gypsies fan. I love vintage and both…

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Two sides of a plant – set of ATCs

ATCs are small pieces of art and our Crew member, Tatiana Klimshina created a set of two contrasting cards. The trick in here is that they incorporate pieces of a small plant and, when aligned together, the plant becomes one. Intrigued? Keep reading!  I made this video to share how to make ATCs in two differen…

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Scrapbook Page using Architextures and Tattered Angels

Hi Crafters!  Connie Hall here with a distressed scrapbook page tutorial using the fabulous Architextures paper and Tattered Angels Mists. I created this mixed media scrapbook page using a picture of my then-boyfriend/now-husband and I at an old time photo booth at Canada’s Wonderland. I worked in a gift shop there one summer. On the…

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Valentine cards with box – Just a little something

 With the numerous collections of Canvas Corp papers, it is extremely easy to mix and match and build up the theme you need at any given moment. This week, Irit Shalom was working on her Valentine’s Day cards and made those unusual beauties with a built-in gift box! Let’s see how she achieved that… Sometimes we…

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Shabby Chic Stitched Valentine’s Card

Hello! Charity here from Scrappin’ Chaos with a Stitched Card. I like to make my Valentine’s cards elaborate and impossible to overlook. I embellished this card with handmade roses and leaves and documented the process so you can make your own. Don’t let the handmade-by-you idea scare you off. If you can tie a knot,…

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