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Rustic Wooden Keyhole – it’s not what you think!!!

As crafters, we are inspired by so many things around us – nature, our kids and families, things we see on TV and, probably most often, by what the internet has in store for us. Our Crew member, Karen Crossen found her new idea on Pinterest when she found a gorgeous grungy and rusty wooden keyhole. Long story short,…


Wings on Wednesday – Flower Angel

This week on Wings on Wednesday we’re having to only wings but a whole beautiful flower angel made by Connie Hall. I have had some fairy ornaments and I picked up a gold and silver set of angel wings after Christmas so thought that they would work together to create an angel. I was originally…


Easy Altered Box Lid with Compose Your Life

Hello, Aga here again! Today, I wanted to show you that you can use my Compose Your Life Collection papers also for things other than scrapbooking or cardmaking. Believe it or not but sometimes I just get that feeling of … ‘can’t even’… you can call it laziness, lack of creative mojo or just no…

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Obsessed with Texture – Printed Cardboard

Are you obsessed with texture!! Love to try new things!!! Maybe looking for a new mixed media surface to work on!!! Well, Canvas Corp’s Printed Cardboard should be on your wish list because it has so many possibilities. Let’s tell you exactly what is first and then we can show you some fun things you…


Make Your Own Spring Snow Globe

With a cheeky smile Tonya Trantham is saying goodbye to Winter today. She alters an old snow globe (snow = Winter) and turns it into a welcoming and colourful Spring and Easter inspired globe. I found the musical snow globe sitting in my husband’s study window – all the water evaporated and the base and the “winter scene”…

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Distressed Monogrammed Journal Cover

Charity here from Scrappin’ Chaos with a Distressed Journal Cover complete with gold stitched monogram. I made this weathered, canvas beauty for my niece. I completely missed her Birthday and I’m trying to make it up with a “WOW!” Being the oldest, in a house full of boys, she needs a pretty gift that is…


Friday with Friends by Monica Taylor

Welcome to our Friday with Friends segment. Today Crew Member Monica Taylor shares her creative journey pairing Tim Holtz Distress products and Idea-olology with 7gypsies Architectures and Canvas Corp. In Monica’s Words I think I have been a Tim Holtz fan as long as I have been a 7gypsies fan. I love vintage and both…

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Spring Inspired Canvas Clutch Purse

Hello! Michelle Renee Wells here and today I have for you a slightly unusual project… Well, it’s unusual in the way it was made… here goes… The first time I spotted the Canvas Corp Banner Shield, I envisioned a clutch style purse. Grant it, I had never made one before, so this was sort of a…

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Quick and Easy – Pretty Packaging For Mason Jar Candles

Good afternoon! How are you today? I am Carolyn Hasenfratz and I have a quick and easy project for you today. There are lots of ways to decorate gifts packaged in Mason jars. I recently made some candles infused with chunks of colored wax that will show when the candle is lit and burning down. The…

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