Tagged crafts

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Fun Mixed Media Cards for Any Occasion

How many of you have had a minor panic attack when you found yourself in a last-minute situation requiring a card? Be it someone’s birthday, anniversary or a simple ‘thank you’… Instead of getting a ready-made one from the shop, why not make it? That way you will always have a stash of any-occasion, unique cards that you can…

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Watercolor Your World With Glimmer Mist

Watercolors are very ‘in’ this year, but not everyone is good with brushes and paints. So the question is – What’s the easy way to achieve the effect without the hassle? Tattered Angels Mists are your answer.  If you have not used them before, they are a wonderful translucent spray mist that is filled with pigment and mica…

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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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Create Your Own Mixed Media Wood Background – You & Me Canvas

Natural stretched canvas are one of the singnature products of Canvas Corp. We have a range of sizes available and if you can’t find the size you need, guess what?, we have custom sizes available, too! The raw, un-gessoed surface leaves it totally up to you when it comes to creativity. You can paint it, stamp it,…

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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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DIY Bottle Wrap With Winter Style

In many parts of the Worlds winter holds a tight grip on the surroundings. Today Crew Member Agnes Kieler shares a great gift idea inspired by our February Challenge “Cold Weather”. Something to bring to your friends or family when you gather for a nice cozy time! If you have not yet entered our challenge…

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How To Make Your Own Perpetual Calendar

Important dates, birthdays, anniversaries… there are so many of them each month and sometimes it’s hard to keep up and remember them all. Putting them in a diary means that we’ll have to copy them into a new one at the end of the year. Why not make a perpetual calendar?  Our Crew member, Ina Solsbery,…

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Altered Valentine Tin with Soda Can Hearts

With only one day late until the V-Day, there’s not time to waste. Finding the perfect gift at such a short notice might prove very tricky so you might want to opt in for a gift card (you know, just to save yourself the last-minute frustrations). We have a brilliant idea on how to make that common…

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Mixed Media Enchanted Bottle

Old decanters and bottles are so full or charm and the feel of old. Have you ever thought of giving them the feel of romantic and whimsical? With the help of Decor &DIY paint and TA Glimmer Mists, you can turn an ordinary bottle into a beautiful home decor piece. Crew member, Angélique Jarrier, shares with…

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