Repurpose Crafts

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Spring Burlap Flower Basket

As we start to leave winter behind, we are looking forward to spring and everything bright, warm, and sunny! We love seeing what the Crew is working on each season. Evelyn Walter has this lovely, bright basket that she spruced up for spring with some of our burlap, papers, and Tattered Angels paints. Adding in…

mixed media origins paper grace tattered angels canvas corp
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‘Freedom’ to be a mixed media Tattered Angel

Have you ever tried Tattered Angels Mixed Media Origin papers? Oh, it’s a treat! With numerous designs, those papers are a dream come true for all crafters, not just the mixed media ones. The double sided, cotton-like papers have the feel and look of depth and texture. You can paint them, cut them, sew them… oh, the…

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Spring Butterfly Terrarium – March challenge

Bees and Butterflies is a true sign of spring. Christine Santos created a hanging butterfly terrarium filled with burlap flowers and natural sisal, giving it a full-on Canvas Corp twist. It’s a wonderful, delicate and full of spring decoration inspired by our March “Re-birth” Challenge. Christine says “I’ve created a terrarium that’s fun and easy to make….

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Repurposed Vintage Rolodex Gypsy Style

7gypsies are all about the old and found. We love everything vintage, flea markets and local fairs and they make every gypsy’s skin tingle with excitement and happiness. Finding ‘new’ old things gives us such a sense of adventure and achievement, but making those things useable…oh, that feeling is something completely else! Crew member, Monica Taylor, became a proud owner…

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Pieces of metal wire and other junk on a Vintage Art Journal Page

Art Journals are so ‘in’ this season and here, at Canvas Corp Brands, we have everything you might need to get started. From 7gypsies Starter Journals and Architextures Books (which can be your bases), through a variety of embellishments like brass domes, Architextures basis and loads more, to Tattered Angels paints of all imaginable type and colour. With all…

DIY Dream Catcher
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Mixed Media Dream Catcher

Welcome to our last Crew Member Djamilia Kitcher and what a project she created! I don’t know about you but I have enjoyed all of creations by both The Crafter’s Workshop and Canvas Corp Brand design teams. If you haven’t haven’t seen them, make sure to stop by both blog and leave some #TCWCCBMatchup Love!…

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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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“Villa Villekulla” Mixed Media Birdhouse With Some TCW

Does the name ‘Villa Villekulla’ bring any childhood memories to mind?  Maybe you were a Pippi Longstocking fan, read all the books or read all the books to your kids.  Villa Villekulla is the fictional house where Pippi lived with her horse and monkey, Mr. Nilsson.  A gingerbread style home was created for the tv series…

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