Tagged DIY

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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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Watercolour flowers everywhere! Scrapbooking with Aga

 Hey everyone! As you can imagine, Compose Your Life collection is very close to my heart. I wanted to surprise Christine (the company’s owner) and send her a layout made just for her. It’s my way of saying thank you for such an amazing opportunity to design my own papers for Canvas Corp. I sterted…

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Tattered Angels Mermaid on Canvas

Hi, it’s Karen Crossen here today and I have a summery project to share with you – Mermaid on Canvas. It has been inspired by my latest voyages. Few weekends ago, we were driving home through Florida and decided to visit some of roadside America along the way. So we found ourselves in Weeki Wachee Florida –…

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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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Colourful Paw Print Canvas Paint Brush Holder

Charity here from Scrappin’ Chaos with a project that illustrates the lifeblood of our household…Cats and Art. Painting, drawing, sewing, scrapbooking, it all happens with a cat close by. One of my favorite photos is of my second oldest painting while a cat sleeps in her lap. I mean, if it doesn’t have cat hair…

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