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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,…

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Bird Nursery for the National Kids Craft Day

National Children’s Craft Day is observed In the US annually on March 14th. This day is an attempt to bring awareness of crafting to children. By opening children’s eyes to the world of crafts, their imagination is sparked, and from there, the possibilities are endless. National Children’s Craft Day is part of National Craft Month.  …

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Just Breathe – how to turn a pillow cover into a bag

Hey there! It’s Kimberly here with you and today I’m really excited to share with you a bag I made from a pillow cover. I love the canvas pillow cases so much that I had to figure out how to make them into a bag. Oh man, I’ve got so many ideas it’s unreal… I’m…


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…


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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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…


Wings on Wednesday – Gypsy in a Bottle

Wings on Wednesday have so far featured numerous projects, from cards to notebooks but never a bottle… Today, Cathy Frailey shares her winged project with a Gypsy in a Bottle – rusty, grungy and totally awesome!!! We’ve all heard of a genie in a bottle – well, how about a gypsy? You can create your own Gypsy in a Bottle…


Meet Spring with Bright Colors! Fun home decor

All of our European Crew members (we’re sure they’re not the only ones!!!) are eagerly awaiting Spring time and at Canvas Corp Brands, we have plenty of products that will help you prepare your home for the day when it finally comes. From Splash Of Spring paper Collection, through a variety of nature inspired Mixed Media Origins papers to…

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Altered bottle for a tincture strenghtening the heart

Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. Karina Chelmaniacka picked an old glass bottle and gave it a new steamunk-ish life. Let’s allow her to tell us about her new project… Since…

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