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WOOD PIECE – Every Flower Blooms

  Staying true to her rustic style but this time making it a little bit more colourful and bright, Karen Crossen is sharing with us her latest wood piece project. Why did I make this project? Well… I just wanted to make something pretty! I wanted to use pinks and jump out of my normal brown,…

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Junk Journal by Guest Designer WuWu

As winner of our monthly challenges you get invited to be our Guest Designer for a month. WuWu was one of our winners during spring and today she share her fantastic work with the prize pack we sent her. My name is Wiola. I’m from Poland and I live in Krakow. I’m graduated in classical…

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Combine Collage and Letter Stickers to Make Initial Letter Charms

Hey, everyone! Carolyn Hasenfratz here with some initial letter charms I made for a swap. I decided to use a sewing notions theme and make a few extras for myself and a couple of my other friends who sew. I started by making a paper collage as a background for initial letter stickers. Then I cut sections…

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Mother’s Day card – Show Mom She Measures Up!

Cathy Frailey here with a different type of Mother’s Day card! This is my first Mother’s Day without my own Mom but I wanted to pass on a unique kind of card for YOUR Mom. It’s an eye-catching design that can be beautifully embellished and personalized! A perfect Mother’s Day card. What I used for…

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Up, up & away! – make paper balloons with 7gypsies

Hey everyone!!! I’m Cathy Frailey and I’d like to share my paper balloons project with you today. I love steampunk and all that it invokes: a little grunge, some romance, Victorian meets industrial. And the most recognizable steampunk icon you usually see is the hot air balloon! Another great thing about steampunk is that you can upcycle…

Handmade Thank You Cards
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Handmade Thank Yous For Handmade Gifts

With no idea what to expect when the big 50 birthday is here, will I feel sad, will I feel glad, will the day be like any other or will it be a day to remember?  Well, to be honest, it was all of these and more, but the most amazing part of the entire…

Valentines Cards by Lynne Forsythe
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Mixed Media Valentines Cards

Hi CCB Fans! With Christmas in the past….it’s time to move onto the holiday of LOVE.. Valentines Day! I began my project by creating a sheet of Mixed Media paper. Mixed Media paper you ask….??? I took a piece of 7gypsies ~ Gypsy Seamstress Collection: Bias and applied layers of cheese cloth, torn muslin, gesso…

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January Challenge “Be Lazy”

  It´s time for the first challenge of the year! Janary is a month of festivities, parties & events. But also a month filled with lazy moments just chilling Indoors. Incorporate lace and lazy in your Project this month!   The How to: To enter this challenge you need to link up your entry  Blog…

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Vintage Sewing Shadow Box

Gypsy Seamstress paper collection embodies all the things we love about sewing in a vintage kind of way.  From the old cutting board and tape measures to the wonderful spools of ribbon and old patterns, the colourful art of old button packages and notions to the neutral and simple backgrounds make up this eclectic assortment…

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