Repurpose Crafts

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Featured Blogger – Rae Missigman

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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Patina Effect Using Tattered Angels Mists

Altering objects, turning the new into the old-looking, up-cycling and a variety of other crafty activities that nurture our gypsy souls require a variety of skills; one of the skills is achieving a realistic patina effect on our projects. There are various kits that help achieve faux looks like the Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Kits but…

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Creating a Patina Effect Using Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Kits

Hello, it’s Dana Sanchez! People who know me often point out that I like to make new things look old, rusted, and well used.  I have dearly loved things found in the attic, treasures marked by age and history or touched by the color of time.  This is one of the reasons that I use the…

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Weathered Copper Easter Egg

Easter is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for an Easter decoration that is a little less traditional, here’s a perfect idea for you. The basic ingredients are  an egg, flowers, leaves/foliage and the Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Kit  ‘Weathered Copper’. ‘Wanting to combine the feeling of spring through flowers and a classical yet…

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Easter Egg Rack – April Challenge

Easter is just around the corner and today Crew Member Elena Matreshik shows us how to create a fun & decorative project inspired by our April Challenge “Feathers”. Elena tells us: ‘Real spring has come to Moscow! The Sun shines, birds sing and the mood is so perfect. And soon we will celebrate Easter that’s why I…

Create! with Architextures – mixed media the easy way

The new 7gypsies Architextures Collection is a great new assortment of vintage inspired products you can craft with, but did you also know the Mixed Media secrets behind it? We will tell you the secrets, but first let’s break down the basic definition of Mixed Media. Mixed Media is simply defined as the use of multiple…

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Altered wooden boxes with paint and fabrics

What’s more important than the gift itself? The packaging! Altered wooden boxes with paint from Tattered Angels and fabric from Canvas Corp can definitely make a perfect gift packaging to impress and make sure that the recipient will keep it to decorate a corner of the house. Today, our Crew members, Beth Byrd and Sanna Lippert show us…

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