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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

Chalk Couture for the Busy Crafter

Chalk Couture for the Busy Crafter

September 26, 2020

Chalk Couture is fantastic for busy crafters! If you are an occasional crafter, being a Chalk Couture customer is definitely for you. The versatility of Chalk Couture is a great addition to your craft tool box. Use Chalkology Paste to create unique and personalized home décor or ink to create your own unique fashion, throw … Read more

Chalk Couture Detail Tool

How to Use the Chalk Couture Detail Tool

September 21, 2020

The Chalk Couture Detail Tool was new in our Spring 2020 Catalogue. I purchased one right away because I had been wanting a skinnier Multi-Tool for a long time. The obvious use for it is to chalk small design elements in different colours. Things like the berries on the Home wreath. Now making tiny elements … Read more

Gallery vs Boutique Surfaces

The Difference Between Gallery & Boutique Surfaces – Chalk Couture

September 18, 2020

Both the Gallery and the Boutique Chalk Couture surfaces are beautiful and easy to work with. They are designed to work with Chalkology paste. I am often asked what the differences are and there are a few, but one of them is not quality. Both are high quality chalking surfaces. Boutique surfaces have shallow dimension … Read more

Customer Shipping Charges

Chalk Couture Customer Shipping Charges

September 15, 2020

As a Chalk Couture customer, you get huge savings with FLAT RATE shipping, no matter how much or how little is in your order. So you can add heavy surfaces, lots of transfers or both without worrying about the shipping charges. For customers shopping on my chalk site: Canadian customers pay a flat rate of … Read more

2020 Holiday Suite

The 2020 Chalk Couture Holiday Suite is Here!

September 12, 2020

The 2020 Holiday Suite from Chalk Couture is here!!! There are 27 NEW holiday transfers, Deer Cutouts and a brand new Chalk Box! It’s all so new and I am still looking at it over and over but so far, my favourite of the transfers is the Joy to the World Hymn. With its’ musical … Read more

Who is Chalk Couture For

Who is Chalk Couture For?

September 10, 2020

Chalk Couture is for DIYers, crafters and those with an entrepreneurial spirit who want a side hustle or new career. If that sounds like a long list of different people, that’s because Chalk Couture is that versatile. There is room in Chalk Couture for everyone’s goals and everyone’s level of interest. DIYers and crafters can … Read more

Top 3 Chalk Couture Surfaces

Top 3 Chalk Couture Surfaces

September 7, 2020

Chalk Couture surfaces are high quality. Although you can chalk on almost any surface and t-shirts are my favourite thing to make, I still use a lot of Chalk Couture surfaces. Here are my top 3: Couture Boutique Bistro Spinning Sign (5″ x 7″) This one is brand new but I have long admired it … Read more

Rave for the Fave

Rave for the Fave! Club Couture September Special

September 4, 2020

Rave for the Fave for Club Couture subscribers only! This month Club Couture subscribers can purchase 13 past, exclusive Club Couture Transfers at 50% off! Transfers are available exclusively to Club members, while supplies last! To access these transfers, sign in to your Club Couture account. Under Club member offers, you will find the following … Read more

Paste & Peel Technique

The Paste & Peel Technique & When to Use it

August 31, 2020

The paste & peel technique is useful when you are pasting a large transfer or when you are pasting multiple colours on a design. Chalk paste dries quite quickly. The more time you need to work with the transfer while there is paste in the screen, the better chance you will get paste lifting off … Read more

Chalk Couture Fine Mist Sprayer

How to Use the Chalk Couture Fine Mist Sprayer

August 28, 2020

The Chalk Couture Fine Mist Sprayer has several uses when you are chalking. You should always use distilled water in your Fine Mist Sprayer and you can: use it to clean off Chalk Couture re-usable surfaces, with the Paste Scraper, so you can chalk a new design use it to add the perfect amount of … Read more

How to Heat Set Ink on Fabric

How to Heat Set Chalk Couture Ink on Fabric

August 21, 2020

You can heat set ink on fabric with an iron or with a heat press.  You must heat set ink to make your design permanent on fabric. Basic Instructions for How to Heat Set Ink on Fabric with an Iron 1. Let the ink completely dry before heat setting. I prefer to let it sit … Read more

Purple Ink on Purple T

Purple Ink on Purple T – Believe in Yourself

August 19, 2020

Purple ink on a purple T, would that work? Turns out it did. Perfectly. Every time new transfers are released, I make a list of what I must have. It is surprisingly small. I then make a list of what I want and that list is much longer! But when I saw the Believe in … Read more

Paste Scraper

How to Use the Chalk Couture Paste Scraper

August 16, 2020

The Paste Scraper was one of those things that I looked at in the catalogue and thought it was something I would never use. I mean, cleaning a design off a board was a pretty simple process before the Paste Scraper. Wet, wait and wipe. How much easier can it get? I could not have … Read more

Fierce & Fabulous

Fierce & Fabulous Inked on Orange

August 13, 2020

Fierce & Fabulous was my first pick from the catalogue. I bought it for the huge ampersand. I thought of so many uses for it. I didn’t think I was likely to use the transfer as it was. But when I saw it, I immediately needed to make a T-shirt. I could clearly see it … Read more

Wood Bowl

Old Wood Bowl & My Aloe Vera

August 10, 2020

This old wood bowl has been around my house as long as I can remember. I long ago stopped using it for food when the finish started to break down. It has been used for a lot of things besides food since but for the last few years it has been sitting on top of … Read more

Nothing is safe

Nothing is safe! Inking My Dish Drying Mat.

August 8, 2020

Nothing is safe from being inked around here. We have a dishwasher. It is brand new, never used. I do dishes by hand. I find doing dishes relaxing and the hot water on my hands always eases my arthritis. But I am not a shopper. I never shop unless I absolutely have to and even … Read more

3 ways to get involved

3 Ways You Can Get Involved With Chalk Couture

August 5, 2020

There are 3 ways you can get involved with Chalk Couture. Each of them have their own benefits and one of them is sure to fit your needs. 1. Become a Designer The Chalk Couture opportunity is powerful and creatively inspirational. Designers receive a 40% discount off retail price! You also get an opportunity to … Read more

Jeans and Ink

Jeans and Ink – An old trend resurfaces.

July 26, 2020

Ink on denim is one of my favourite things to do. When I was a teenager, I used to dress up my jeans with fabric paint and embroidery thread. The more mistakes I made with the fabric paint, the more embroidery thread I used. Eventually, I guess it became too much work because I stopped. … Read more

What is Chalk Couture

What is Chalk Couture?

July 25, 2020

What is Chalk Couture? Chalk Couture is revolutionizing DIY and home décor with category-creating products like Chalkology Paste, Chalk Transfers, Chalkology Ink and our exclusive Boards. Whether you want to build a business or simply chalk everything, you are welcome here! Transfers are on trend designs for your décor or fashion and they are reusable … Read more