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Steampunk Wooden Box

Hi everyone. I had once bought a wooden box which landed up cluttering my cupboard – what better idea than to make it textured and steampunky? As with any project, I love starting with a clean white background. So, I painted it very roughly with a coat of white chalk paint. Next step, I chose some very old looking &…

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Mesh Stencils, Moulding Pastes & Sealers, Paints, Ready Made Lace, The Blanc Canvas Extras

Father’s Day Crafts, Cakes & Cookies…

We have planned something very special for Father’s Day this year!!! I spent some time creating amazing projects that anyone can do for Father’s Day! Easy and quick to make but yet very impressive & meaningful! Make this Father’s day extra special with these easy DIY projects! Watch the Video Tutorial!!! Products used:1. Mesh Stencils: http://www.theblanccanvas.co.za/product-category/mesh-stencils/2. Chalk Paint: http://www.theblanccanvas.co.za/product-category/chalk/3. Relief…

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From abused to brand new!

Hi Everyone So todays project began when I came across an old broken down bookcase that someone had discarded. Do I or don’t I attempt to upscale and restore it? Well, why on earth not? I’ll have hours of fun and then I can decide whether to trash it or not. Step 1 was to clean it, fix it with…

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Mesh Stencils, Paints

DIY Apron Upscale! – Tutorial Video

I decided to give my apron a revamp and stencilled it using Mesh Stencils & a combination of Relief Paint & Chalk Paint. I also decorated it with scrap pieces of fabric. Watch this video with me for some inspiration! Products used: Mesh Stencil – Protea: http://www.theblanccanvas.co.za/produ… Mesh Stencil – Floral: http://www.theblanccanvas.co.za/produ… Relief Paint: http://www.theblanccanvas.co.za/produ… Chalk Paint: http://www.theblanccanvas.co.za/produ…

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Vintage Scrapbooking

Earlier this year I discovered that we have an entire photo album filled with old and vintage pictures of relatives. The kind of pictures that were still black and white or sepia coloured and they were absolutely beautiful! I wanted to take these pictures and put them on display! I decided that scrapbooking was the way to go. It’s fun…

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Make every trip to the loo an adventure!

I have an old house with small square tiles… pale yellow, of all colours. The old folks who lived here a hundred years ago were BORING! I didn’t want the mess or expense of retiling. So, I chose another way. I used the “Difference’ to make flexible lace, bought a plethora of serviettes and wrapping paper and spent weeks in…

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Funky Furniture using a glue gun and FurniStik

Hi Everyone, Its day 17… or maybe day 18 of lockdown… doesn’t really matter. Every day is a brand new creative experience. Today I decided to give an old pedestal a face lift. It had been lying in a back room collecting dust. I cleaned off all the cobwebs and gave it a coat of white paint. My inspiration came…

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World in a Box!

Hi everyone, This project was initially created to teach our agents all our different products and techniques, but it has become so popular that we will be offering classes. It’s about a 4 hour project which I have done 3 times, and the final product is always different and unique in every way. Ok. Let’s get started. Begin with a…

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