Repurpose Crafts

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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…

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Featured Blogger Angie Holden of the Country Chic Cottage Blog

We are inspired by the world around us and love to showcase new and exciting artist, designers and crafters and our guest designer series is a great way to inspire our Crew as well as each one of you to try something different, show off a new style or help you think outside of your creative box,…

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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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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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Shine On Mixed Media Banner and Mixed Media Card with Glimmer Mist and Goodies from The Crafter’s Workshop

What happens when you grab some Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist and Glimmer Glam, The Crafter’s Workshop Mixed Media Goodies and a few stencils and add them to canvas?  Something simply beautiful is what you will get.  Crew member and avid mixed media artist, Lynne Foresythe explores with us what happens and shows you in a…

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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…

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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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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…

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