Altered Furniture

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Easy Christmas printed canvas lampshade – video

If you’re in need of a quick and fun holiday decor – printed canvas panels are just for you!!! With a bit of paint you can change these screen-printed sheets into colourful bases for many crafty projects. Ewelina uses her Jolly Christmas panel to upcycle her old lampshade into a festive and fun lampshade. Painting…

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November Challenge Winner & Features

We had a couple of amazing projects entered to our November. YOU all our followers inspire us so much! We love to see those gorgeous entries to our challenges from ALL around the globe. That is one of our biggest goals with our challenges is to reach crafters all over the world.   We want to say THANK…

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Upcycle your Old Lampshade with a piece of burlap

Marie Pickles, from our Home Decor Team, received from us a piece of red burlap fabric and without any hesitation got to turning it into a beautiful, slightly shabby lampshade. I got a great bunch of products from CCB and this red burlap reminded me of Christmas… but its rubbish when you have to put all…

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July Challenge “Flags of the World”

Our Crew has members from all around the world. This month we want you to use the colors from the flag from YOUR country when you create. There is no limit to what you can do with this challenge – home decor pieces, water color paintings, cards, tags or altered items. The How to: To…

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Alter old drawer into a beautiful center piece

Every gypsy loves old, full of history items. But what’s better than that is giving those item a completely new life and prolonging its history-gathering adventures. From old bottles to typewriters to picture frames to furniture. Our Crew member, Kerstin Inga-Peters alters a vintage drawer and turns it into an eye-catching centre piece worthy of being…

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Upcycled wooden items – give them a second life!

From old furniture to small wooden items in a storage or even in the street, there is definitely something that deserves a second chance to be turned into a statement piece for our home. Give your unwanted items a new look and create vintage pieces for your home with the Tattered Angels Decor & DIY paints…

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Altered Ruler Holder – May Challenge

Today Crew Member Monica Taylor show us how she blew new life into a item she found when out treasure hunting. Inspiered by our main May Challenge “Old is New” she transformed this piece of junk into something new and totally different! Monica tell us: I love finding items at antique shops that I can alter. Bringing…

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May Challenge “Old is the New”

This month we bring you two challenges! One main challenge for any type of project & one card only challenge. Main Challenge: Let´s go attic hunting this month. Or visit a flea market. Dig deep in your trash bin, or horder trough your cabinets. There is a huge amount of projects you can make using…

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