Tagged altered book

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Featured Blogger – Rae Missigman

We are inspired by the world around us and love to showcase new and exciting artist, designers and crafters and our guest designer series is a great way to inspire our Crew as well as each one of you to try something different, show off a new style or help you think outside of your creative box,…

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Creating a Patina Effect Using Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Kits

Hello, it’s Dana Sanchez! People who know me often point out that I like to make new things look old, rusted, and well used.  I have dearly loved things found in the attic, treasures marked by age and history or touched by the color of time.  This is one of the reasons that I use the…

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Pieces of metal wire and other junk on a Vintage Art Journal Page

Art Journals are so ‘in’ this season and here, at Canvas Corp Brands, we have everything you might need to get started. From 7gypsies Starter Journals and Architextures Books (which can be your bases), through a variety of embellishments like brass domes, Architextures basis and loads more, to Tattered Angels paints of all imaginable type and colour. With all…

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Create A Bookshelf For Your Mini Books With An Old Book

There are many ways in which you can alter old books. You can take a book (old, new, recycled or multiple) and cut it, tear it, glue it, fold it, paint it, rebind it, create pop-ups… You can add pockets and niches to hold other items. Or, like Crew Member, Lena Holmstrom, you can turn it into a…

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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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An Altered Book of Love

 Altered books have been around for some time, even before recycling, reclaiming and repurposing were all so trendy.  Today on the blog is a very updated altered book that is filled with wonderful tones of pink, messages of love and mixed media techniques that will make you swoon.  Crew Member Ewelina Gryglak walks us through the steps of making your own altered book…

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How to Make A Halloween Chipboard Book – “What Witches Do”

With Halloween just around the corner, all our favorite spooky craft supplies and colors are coming out of the woodwork to create the most amazing Fall and Halloween goodies.  Halloween is a fun holiday to craft around with so many great icons, colors, papers, spooky techniques and more.  Halloween is also one of the most…

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August Challenge Winner Announcement

We love to see those gorgeous entries to our challenges from ALL around the world. That is one of our biggest goals – to reach crafters all over the world. THANK YOU for being part of the Canvas Corp Brands community! If you are not in our Facebook Group Canvas Corp Brands Collective consider joining…

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Today & Tomorrow Notebook – August Challenge Reminder

We love seeing the submissions for our challenges.  To us you are all winners.  The creative ideas you come up with inspire us everyday.  We wanted to remind you about our current challenge that is all about getting organized, agendas, planners, calendars…..you might be a planner addict or living life through your agenda…well show us  what you are up to…

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How to Make A Travel Journal – Tutorial – Part 2 – A Gypsy Journey Down Minnesota’s Back Roads

The journey across Minnesota ends with an amazing travel journal that has room for a little more journey in it.  Crew Member and gypsy Betsy Skagen brings together an eclectic mix of papers, embellishments and photos to create a one of a kind travel book that can be tailored to match your gypsy journeys.   Hello! I am Betsy…

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