beth byrd canvas corp brands creative crew interview

Crew Interview – Beth Byrd

It’s time for another post in our 2017 Canvas Corp Crew Interviews. We are extremely privileged to be able to work with a group of over a 100 of amazing designers from around the world. They have all come together to create, share ideas, support each other, let us know what we can do better and remind us of what we are doing well.  Our Crew members contribute projects to our blog, design with our products on their blogs, create models for our trade shows, packaging and other fun little projects.  We love to hear what they have to say, to be inspired by their work and to learn new things everyday.
Today, we get to know Beth Byrd.

beth byrd canvas corp brands creative crew interview

Where do you reside? City, State, Country

I live in Elyria, Ohio. A northern state on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie!!

Describe your design style…

I consider my style to be rustic and vintage — but I love to add unconventional elements and pair things that aren’t normally seen together. I love flowers and nature and you’ll see a lot of both in my work. I also like to use different textures such as burlap and fabric.

Who or what do you give credit to inspiring your creativity?

Ah — I’ve always been drawn to art and nature. My mom was a fabulous gardener so I’m sure that played into my love of flowers and botanical images. Messy paints, crayons and markers called out to me!!

What inspires you today?

Oh goodness, there are so many places to go for inspiration. Online blogs … pinterest … to name a few. I love to read magazines because I can tear out pages and pin them to the bulletin board in my studio. And, always find something inspiring when I am out walking!

What is your favorite Canvas Corp Brand Product? and why? Just one please!!!

I love Canvas Corp Brand paper — they are of such high quality. I love using them for my cards, journals, little notebooks — perfect!

We asked Beth to choose her favorite project she has created using CCB Products.

Why is it your favorite project?

My favorite project was the “Wide Open Spaces” layout. I am not a scrapbooker so this was a realy challenge. But I have to say that it was so much fun to create a scrapbook layout. I absolutely loved using the Mixed Media Origins Mermaid paper!

I am the happiest doing…

I am a creature of habit … so I’m always happy with my daily routine.

My favorite place to be creative…

I’m creative in my studio, of course. That’s where most of the creative work gets done. I recently started repurposing furniture and have a room for that, too. And, creativity absolutely happens outside in my garden!

Tell us one thing fun about you we might not know…

I am an avid reader — I always have a book in hand no matter where I am. And, I love doing crossword and soduko puzzles!! I want to keep my mind sharp.

Share with us anything about your creative life that you feel would inspire others…

Just be attentive to nature — there is so much there for inspiration! Don’t be afraid to experiment or try new things either. That’s where all the fun begins!


You can see Beth’s projects on her blog, InstagramFacebook page and of course here, our blog.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great day!


Canvas Corp Brands is the home of Tattered Angels, 7Gypsies and Canvas Corp (Canvas Home Basics). We are a manufacturer of surfaces, paint and vintage reproductions coming to you from Springdale, Arkansas.

'Crew Interview – Beth Byrd' have 5 comments

  1. November 19, 2017 @ 10:47 am Michelle Wells

    Great interview. Beth, I am an Ohioan too, southwestern Ohio.


    • November 20, 2017 @ 8:07 am beth

      Thank you, Michelle! Nice to meet fellow Ohioan!


  2. November 20, 2017 @ 6:31 pm Julia Cotrim

    Hi Beth, nice to meet you! 🙂 Loved your interview and your work! 🙂


  3. November 21, 2017 @ 8:17 am Jean marmo

    Love these interviews! Wonderful inspiration!


  4. December 4, 2017 @ 3:33 am GIBONIK

    Hello Beth:) Nice to meet another nature lover:*


Would you like to share your thoughts?

Your email address will not be published.

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