upcycling

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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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Dollar Store Up Do – Mini Drawers Project

I purchased this MDF mini drawers unit from a cheap craft shop, similar to a Dollar Store but in the UK, for £1.99 which is approx $2.80. I intended to use this as a jewellery box on my night stand, to put earrings and other jewellery in. There is always that moment when you realise…

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“Amazing” – Romantic Album Cover

Hi, everyone! It’s Karen Jiles here and I have to admit that I really enjoyed working with the Compose Your Life Collection to create this romantic album cover. The papers are absolutely beautiful. The collection includes several patterns that coordinate perfectly together. I created the album cover to hold some special Spring photos and this paper collection…

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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 –…

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