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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.


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New Release: 7gypsies Architextures™

The day is finally here and we are so excited to share with the world news about the new 7gypsies Architextures™ Collection. The brain-child of Christine Meier, Architextures™ features truly new and unique craft products we know you are going to love. As Christine and her band of Gypsies traveled to maker’s fairs, vintage markets, salvage yards, antique shops and flea markets…

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Dress Your Own Barbie ‘The Snow Queen’

Who hasn’t seen ‘Frozen’? We’re sure that even if you haven’t watched to movie – how is that even possible? – then you must have heard the ‘Let it go’ song. Today, Kerstin  has for you a stylishly upcycled doll who, after some alterations, became the Snow Queen. You can use her as a wintery decoration for…

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A Stitch In Time Handmade Sewing Themed Card

Sewing seems to be a long-forgotten skill…many of us would like to know how to do it but it’s so much easier to just go the shop and get what we want (hopefully). One of our Crew members also wishes she was able to sew but instead, Linda Simpson shares with you a card inspired by the 7Gypsies…

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Inspire Your Heart with Art

Today is National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day! We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate this day by sharing some projects from the Crew that will hopefully give your heart a smile and some inspiration. We think art is a beautiful way to create, to heal, to inspire, to spread kindness, and to…

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Make Your Own Spring Clipboard

Pantone has chosen ‘Greenery’ as their colour of the year. ‘A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings. Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow–green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.’ What better colour to use to celebrate spring?! Today, Ewelina Gryglak, our Creative Crew…

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Urban Street Art Style Valentine’s Inspiration

Delicate, feminine Valentine gifts are easy to find. But what about the more masculine and less traditional? What about the retro and the urban? There are so many more styles! Our Crew members, Karla and Monica, share with us their take on the street art inspired Valentines.. We hope you like it just as much as…

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Bee My Valentine Mini Canvas

Valentine’s Day brings to mind hearts, sparkles, red glitter and LOVE being written everywhere we turn. How about taking an alternative approach and stepping away from all the traditional symbolism? Our Crew member, Ilene McInnes, shows you how to make an amazing reverse canvas project with a little language twist on the usual Valentine sentiment….

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Make Your Own Prayer Flag Banner

How many of you have almost unlimited deposits of scrap paper, pieces of ribbons and thread lying around ‘just in case’? We know that every crafter is guilty of hoarding scraps just because ‘you never know, I might need it’. Well… now is the time when you can finally open the drawer/box of shame and put the bits and pieces…

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