Repurpose Crafts

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7gypsies Bird House – upcycled cereal box

Spring has sprung here at CCB! And we’ve got everything you need to create your own 7gypsies bird house! I am Cathy Frailey and I have for a fun tutorial on how to recycle an empty cereal box into a gorgeous spring-inspired piece of home decor. Springy paper, rustic paints and textiles, and fun stash paque…

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Ugly Lamp Makeover with Bare Metal Naturally Aged Kit

Hey, crafters! I am Vicky Fortier, aka Crafting Vicky, and today I have for you an upcycling project which I called Ugly Lamp Makeover! For a while now, I had a lamp that had a very UGLY green shade that was coming undone. I really love the industrial look so I thought it would be…

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Easy succulents in a jar home decor – Pinterest Success!

Have you ever tried a project that you’ve seen on social media and … it ended up being a complete fail? I’m sure we all did at some point. Well, this one is the opposite… I am Karen Crossen and I love looking at projects and decor pics on Pinterest! I have several projects that…

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Wooden mini pallets with Architextures

Good afternoon, crafters! Juli Riedel here with you today. I love working with wood! Little 4×4 wood pallets are a fantastic base for the new TA Color Wash Paints! Since spring is right around the corner, a spring time project with the wonderful Architexture ephemera pieces was just the project to use them on! I like…

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Sew a Pillow Front From Selvage Pieces

The printer’s marks and text on fabric selvage pieces really attract me for some reason. I started collecting cut-off selvage ends from fabric projects and when I had enough I decided to make a pillow front to attach to a canvas pillow blank. Such a pillow makes a great keepsake for someone who sews because…

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Upcycled Book Becomes Art Journal

Hello! I am Cheryl Chambers and I love art journaling. Upcycling old books into new journals makes me extremely happy! Searching thrift stores for the perfect book to use as a new project is like going on a treasure hunt. I find that this process makes every upcycled book into a really special and personal art…

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