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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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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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Upcycling Paper Cores into Pencil Storage

Hello everyone, this is Patti sharing with you today. I love when I make something that actually stays in my crafty space. I love it even more when it serves a dual purpose: functionality and just plain prettiness.  It’s so nice to add to your happy space. My niece works for a grocery chain and…

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Recycling Packaging and Scraps into Greeting Cards

Hello everyone, this is Patti sharing with you today a post I’m sure you’ll love. I’m going to share ideas on how to use up those scraps and the wonderful bonus with the packaging that comes with all the Architextures!  I’ve challenged myself this year to try and use up the leftovers from major projects…

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Turn Your Food Bag into a Wedding Gift Bag

Recycling is one of the basis of the ‘gypsy crafting’ – it’s fun and it challenges your imagination. From big projects (up-cycled furniture) to small ones (re-purposed playing cards), recycled art is just as rewarding as creating something from scratch. With a little help from Tattered Angels paints, 7gypsies elements and Canvas Corp fabrics and…

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