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Wings on Wednesday – Altered Grater

Wings on Wednesday are here again and today we have for you a mixed media masterpiece! Sanna Lippert transformed an old grater into an industrial-inspired piece of kitchen decor using old cigar labels as wings for her fork-bodied insect… words are not good enough to describe it but we’ll do our best…  When junking, I ran…

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Playing In the Wanderlust Junque Book

Wanderlust Junque Book is the perfect mixed media starter book filled with 6×6 pages journal lines, burlap, canvas and fluted paper. The book is covered with printed paper book covers on the front and back and printed on the inside; it is bound together with a sewn strip of natural canvas. So that’s how we made…

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Alter old drawer into a beautiful center piece

Every gypsy loves old, full of history items. But what’s better than that is giving those item a completely new life and prolonging its history-gathering adventures. From old bottles to typewriters to picture frames to furniture. Our Crew member, Kerstin Inga-Peters alters a vintage drawer and turns it into an eye-catching centre piece worthy of being…

Fun Background Technique With Glimmer Mist and Gesso tattered angels canvas corp brands
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Fun Background Technique With Glimmer Mists and Gesso

Did you know that Tattered Angels mists react so cool with water? What it means is that even once they’re on paper, you can still play with them using water – you can dilute the colour, do ‘ghost prints’, etc. Add some white gesso to it and you have even more options – lighten the colours,…

Words of Wisdom - keep them together in a mini book and canvas envelope
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Words of Wisdom – keep them together in a mini book and canvas envelope

We all have our favourite sayings and words of wisdom that we keep referring back to or try living by. They can be passed on to us by family members, friends; we might have got them from a song, movie or in the street overhearing someone’s conversation… All the ‘life words’ but what do we do with them? How…

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Travelling Art Journal – May 2017, group 1

June is here, which means it’s time to share with you the first part of the May travels of our Art Journals. Our Crew is spread all over the world and the journals are slowly making their way visiting the fabulous places filling up with beautiful, one-off pieces of art. As usual, the entries are full of Tattered Angels…

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June Challenge “Urban Travel”

It´s summertime in a big part of the world and summer means traveling for many of us and that is what our June Challenge is all about. Let´s celebrate June with going on a journey. A journey to a city that you love, a city that you dream of or get inspired by the shiny…

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Quick Art Journal Play When You Have a Minute

  Finally managed to find some free time in between the washing, ironing, cooking and looking after the kids? Feeling an overwhelming need to make something pretty but only have half an hour? Sounds so true to many of us, right? Art journalling is the answer – you can take as much or as little time…

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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…

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