Repurpose Crafts

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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…

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Painting on a Recycled Wooden Pallet

Hello! I am Christine Keenan and I wanted to share with you a piece of art that I made for a local charity. As a volunteer for a local non-profit that empowers at risk girls by teaching woodworking skills, I thought this would be an appropriate piece of art to donate to their silent auction. I’m…

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Second Life of a Tissue Box

Do you love to recycle? I do! I am Julia Cotrim and I love to recycle! Yes I do! 🙂 Because I call myself a recycling girl 🙂 I am always gathering used boxes – big boxes, small boxes, any kind of boxes. I also love flowers; especially violets because they remind me of my mom who is so…

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“For The Home” Drawer Knob Rehab

It’s Michelle Wells and today, I would like to share with you how I re-designed already available porcelain knobs with Tattered Angels products, for an entry way dresser rehab project I am presently working on. Products used: Tattered Angels Plain Jane Baseboard mist- Gravel, Ivory Tattered Angels Glimmer Glam – Clear Tattered Angels Color Wash – White Wash Polymer Clay –…

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Featured Maker – Stephanie Schutze

From time to time we like to invite crafters to be our Guest Designer/Blogger for a month to challenge us to see things in a different way and so that we may learn more about our products through the eyes of a new designer. We kick of this serie of articles for 2018 by inviting a…

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