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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…

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How to make a Travel Tea Bag Holder

At Canvas Corp, we offer a wide range of blank canvas and burlap items that we cut and sew in our Springdale facility. These items come in a range of sizes, shapes and designs and in some cases are not even burlap or canvas, but for example, denim.  Our range of blank products is prefect…

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Up, up & away! – make paper balloons with 7gypsies

Hey everyone!!! I’m Cathy Frailey and I’d like to share my paper balloons project with you today. I love steampunk and all that it invokes: a little grunge, some romance, Victorian meets industrial. And the most recognizable steampunk icon you usually see is the hot air balloon! Another great thing about steampunk is that you can upcycle…

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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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WALL ART with key hangers – Seed of Gaia

Hello, I am Genea Crivello from Genea Beads and today I have for you a piece of art with small key hangers which you can also use to display your necklaces and wristbands. I love sacred geometry, mixed-media, and jewelry being a glass bead maker and all. I designed this awesome little functional work of art…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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