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April 2021 Club Couture

Club Couture April 2021: What if you Fly?

April 4, 2021

The April 2021 Club Couture transfer is What if you fly? I love this quote! It is going to work for décor and apparel. I definitely see it on my wall and on a t-shirt. Take a look at a finished project: April 2021 Club Couture transfer: What if you fly? Join in April to … Read more

House Cutouts

Fun with House Cutouts!

March 14, 2021

I’ve been having all kinds of fun with house cutouts. I pulled out all of the ones I had left and made them in sets of 2 with matching colours and a couple of single ones with a coffee saying and napkin decoupaged on. I love these little house cutouts but decided it was time … Read more

New Catalogue

In Case You Haven’t Heard – There’s a New Catalogue for Spring & Summer!!

March 11, 2021

We are on the move! There is a new spring/summer catalogue out, a new starter kit with spring and summer themed transfers and a new creamy, dreamy paste formula. It’s an exciting time at Chalk Couture. The new catalogue has tons of new transfers and even more awesome, new cutout surfaces! Bunny, heart and truck … Read more

Wild & Free

Club Couture March 2021: Wild & Free

March 8, 2021

The March 2021 Club Couture transfer is Wild & Free! Don’t we all wish!?!! I love the whimsy of this one and I see the flowers in yellow, in blue, in red… it goes on and on. I can’t wait to get it on a T-shirt – or maybe a denim jacket! Take a look … Read more

Horse Room Divider Panel

Room Divider Panel in Chalk Couture Ink

February 15, 2021

I decided to Chalk Couture ink my room divider panel since I had to take them off the frame and wash them. At first, I was thinking I would use the floral script and cover all the panels. I was seeing green and gold. They are a natural canvas type finish so a perfect surface … Read more

Go Confidently Feb 2021

Club Couture February 2021 Transfer: Go Confidently

February 12, 2021

The February 2021 Club Couture transfer is Go Confidently! This design is so incredibly versatile. Two great sayings you can use separately or together. The arrows can be used as a border element, highlight in the design, separator for the sayings or a complete background. I can just imagine a pillow covered in those arrows. … Read more

January You & Me

Club Couture January 2021 Transfer: You & Me

January 17, 2021

The January 2021 Club Couture transfer is You & Me! I love it!! I especially love the paste colours that are coming with it – Colonial Blue, Mauvelous and Raspberry Sorbet. It’s all perfect for Valentine’s Day. Take a look at a finished project: January 2021 Club Couture transfer: You & Me. Club Couture transfers … Read more

Chalkology Paste

Using Chalk Couture Chalkology Paste: The Most Important Thing

January 4, 2021

Using Chalk Couture Chalkology paste is pretty foolproof. There is only really one thing to know before you start. Your paste should be the consistency of stirred sour cream. So stir it, add distilled water if it is too dry and repeat that until you get the consistency right. If you get it too wet, … Read more

January Specials

January Chalk Couture Specials at The Chalk Stop

January 1, 2021

The January 2020 Customer special is Creative Kick-Start! It’s time for a new start. What better way to kick start 2021 than with new, inspiring projects made from limited-time products?! We’ve developed three fresh, new B-sized Transfers that interact well with each other (think of them as building blocks you can mix and match!), and … Read more

December 2020 Club Couture

Club Couture December Transfer: Welcome

December 30, 2020

The December 2020 Club Couture transfer is AWESOME! Vintage Farmhouse design porch decor. Take a look at a finished project: December Club Couture transfer: Welcome. Club Couture transfers are exclusive to subscribers. You can join Club Couture, for $26.99 a month (FREE shipping). You get the exclusive Club Couture B size transfer of the month … Read more

washi cards

Creative Inspiration & Papercraft: Washi Cards

December 15, 2020

Sometimes creative inspiration can be hard to find. But finding a video of washi cards was just what I needed. The problem is that I am the slowest crafter on the planet. I like to do things in layers and pause between each to let everything dry and ponder what to do next. I will … Read more

What is a Create & Take

What is a Chalk Couture Create & Take?

November 20, 2020

I often get asked, “What is a Create & Take”. The truth is, beyond the basic concept, it can be anything you want it to be! The only constant is that you create a project and take it home with you. It can be a girls wine night, a family get together, fun with the … Read more

My Craft Room Adventures

November 8, 2020

My craft room has been buzzing with Christmas. It is my favourite holiday season and this year, it is going to last awhile. I have decided to make all the presents I am giving away this year. So I have been working on Junk Journals, Christmas décor and t-shirts. I still have magazine baskets and … Read more

5 Ways to Keep Paste from Drying

5 Ways to Keep Chalk Paste from Drying

October 27, 2020

Here are 5 ways to keep chalk paste from drying. It is one of the few things that can go wrong with a design and is only really an issue when working with very large transfers. If your chalk paste dries on the screen before you lift the transfer, the paste can lift with it. … Read more

Unbox Your Potential

Unbox Your Potential – Chalk Couture as a Business

October 25, 2020

Unbox your potential with Chalk Couture. Whether you want to make a few extra dollars a month or you want to build a successful career, Chalk Couture can help you reach your goals. For crafters, the 40% Designer discount will keep your crafting costs down and you can sell your finished goods to help fund … Read more

Monochrome T-Shirts – My New Trend

October 21, 2020

T-shirts are my jam. I love making them, wearing them and giving them away. And my new obsession is monochrome inking. It started with a purple tie-dye T that I wanted to do the Believe in Yourself transfer on in Regal. I was surprised how much I loved it! I kind of expected that the … Read more

A Day of Fixing Mistakes – What About That Hex?

October 18, 2020

It was a day of fixing mistakes here. It is rare that I have mistakes that need fixing because with chalk, you can just wipe mistakes away and start over. But every once in awhile, things come together in a way that makes something seem un-fixable. That was the case with this hex design. I … Read more

Cutting My Losses – The Lesson of My Vertical Blinds

October 13, 2020

I am cutting my losses with my vertical blinds. I have an old set of vertical blinds on a set of 3 floor to ceiling windows looking out on the back deck. They are old but very high quality and recently I cleaned them. I am reluctant to replace them because the plan is to … Read more

How to Heat Set Chalk Couture Ink on Glass

October 6, 2020

To heat set ink on glass, you must use glass that can be set in the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Chalk Couture’s published instructions are: Wait for the ink to dry before putting your project in the oven. Also, wait for the oven to heat before placing your project inside. Heat in … Read more

My Magic Purse

My Magic Purse

September 28, 2020

I haven’t carried a purse in years. Mostly because when I did, I spent half my day running back to where I just was because I forgot it. And partly because I was always destroying them. Broken zippers, broken straps, torn pockets – all that kind of thing. I am rough on things that have … Read more