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autograph Journal Cover - "Let's Visit the Cinema" Challenge
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Autograph Journal Cover – “Let’s Visit the Cinema” Challenge

Today Crew Member, Luciana Warnowski shows us her inspiring project for our August cinema-themed Challenge. The Cinema theme for this monthly challenge is fantastic and in particular for me it’s exciting. My father was Director of Photography at Cia. Vera Cruz, and I grew up in this universe. This cover was perfect for the theme, I…

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August Challenge “Let’s Visit the Cinema”

Cinemas & Movies – so many memories, so many heart-stopping moments. Heroes and Heroines, soundtracks, gorgeous people, popcorn, holding hands, darkness. There is no limit to what you can do with this month’s challenge! The How to: To enter this challenge you need to link up your entry  Blog post, or post on Instagram, Facebook…

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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…

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May Challenge Winner & Features

We had a couple of amazing projects entered to our May Challenge. YOU all our followers inspire us so much! We love to see those gorgeous entries to our challenges from ALL around the globe. That is one of our biggest goals with our challenges is to reach crafters all over the world.   We want to say THANK…

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Guest Designer Natassa Blazaki

From time to time we like to invite one of our followers to be a Guest Designer for a month and in March our Challenge prize was to be our Guest Designer in May.  Natassa (Anastasia) Blazaki was our winner and today we want to introduce you to this great source of inspiration. Please join us…

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Trash to treasure – Transform packaging into a display book-box

People often ask me, ‘What is altered art?’ While there is more than one definition, it usually involves the transformation of every-day objects into artistic pieces. Although many consider altered art a relatively new phenomenon, its roots go back to the Middle Ages when monks would write new text over old manuscripts in order to conserve costly parchment….

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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…

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