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Kickstart Kit

Club Couture – What about that Kickstart Kit?

May 26, 2020

Club Couture is our monthly craft subscription. When you first subscribe to Club Couture, you’ll be offered the opportunity to purchase a Kickstart Kit at a discount price of $93.49 (plus shipping). With a retail value of $105.94, this kit contains everything you need to make life easy when creating a project. You will not … Read more

10 Essential Supplies

10 Essential Supplies for Your Chalking Hobby

April 6, 2020

Have you taken up chalking as a new hobby? I have a basic supply list for chalking posted but it focuses on the Chalk Couture supplies you will need. This list is items you cannot purchase from Chalk Couture and will make your chalking fun easier. Of course, this is only my opinion, but I … Read more

What You Need to Start Inking – Basic Supply List

April 2, 2020

To start inking, there is a small list of basic supplies you will need. It really is one of the easiest and fun ways to craft with fabric and glass. All you need is an iron, parchment paper, surface, ink, ink mat, squeegee, and transfer. If you find you are inking a lot, there is … Read more

What You Need to Start Chalking – Basic Supply List

March 30, 2020

To start chalking, there is a very small list of basic supplies. It really is one of the easiest crafts to start. All you need is a surface, chalk paste, squeegee and transfer. If you find you are chalking a lot, there is another list of tools that you will find useful, but that is … Read more

Ink on Mug

Using Ink on Non-Fabric Surfaces

March 27, 2020

When using Chalkology Ink on non-fabric surfaces, you make the design permanent by heat setting in the oven. You can use ink on surfaces that you cannot heat set in your oven but the design will not be permanent. It can wash or wear off. You can heat set ceramics, cookware and many types of … Read more

Chalkology Paste on Paper – Egg Hunt Invite

March 24, 2020

You can use Chalkology Paste on paper with a little bit of preparation. The key is that you do not want the paper to stick to the transfer in a way that you can’t remove it. Use card stock or thicker paper for cutouts or cards. Try butcher’s paper for cutouts. Fuzz the transfer a … Read more

Live Deeply Another New Favourite

Live Deeply – Another New Favourite

March 21, 2020

The Live Deeply Collection of transfers has quickly become another new favourite. I was going to post that it was my new favourite and then I realized that I have more than one of those. The Feathered Friends Collection comes to mind. This one is the Live Deeply Collection – Octopus and I have used … Read more

Boots & Bling

Experimenting with Glitter – Boots & Bling

March 18, 2020

I wanted to try experimenting with glitter on chalk paste and what better transfer to try but Boots & Bling? It kind of sounds like it is calling for glitter. I had a board from the Board & Pillar Stand that was extra. I am going to use the stand with one of the house … Read more

5 Tips for Ink

5 Tips for Using Chalk Couture Ink

March 15, 2020

Here are 5 tips for using Chalk Couture ink. If you are familiar with using Chalkology Paste, there are a few differences. Paste is kid-friendly because it is made with natural ingredients and is water soluble. It is removable and cleans easily with warm water. It is great for boards that you want to change … Read more

March Deals

March Deals at The Chalk Stop – Think Spring!

March 1, 2020

March deals at The Chalk Stop to celebrate spring! Who isn’t ready to chalk in pastels, distress projects for the outdoors and sit in the sun? I know I am. Here is what we have going on in March: Transferpalooza Now until the end of March, you get a FREE transfer for every 3 transfers … Read more

Vintage Truck

Fresh Cut Vintage Truck on Odette

February 7, 2020

Fresh Cut Vintage Truck on 6″ x 18″ Odette. $29.99 (plus applicable taxes). Spring is almost here! This design celebrates flowers and is a breath of fresh air. This board is not sealed.   If you would like to purchase this board, please email danielle@daniellecarrier.com. The Chalk Stop is local to Craven, SK. We deliver … Read more

Fresh Herbs

Fresh Herbs, Rosemary and Lavender on Pallet Sign

February 4, 2020

Fresh Herbs, Rosemary and Lavender on 9″ x 12″ Pallet Sign. $24.99 (plus applicable taxes). This pretty little pallet board can be used as a tray, a stand or hung on a wall. This board is sealed. If you would like to purchase this board, please email danielle@daniellecarrier.com. The Chalk Stop is local to Craven, … Read more

Live Simply

Live Simply & Modern Floral on Pallet Sign

February 1, 2020

Live Simply and Modern Floral on 9″ x 12″ Pallet Sign. $24.99 (plus applicable taxes). This pretty little pallet board can be used as a tray, a stand or hung on a wall. This board is sealed. If you would like to purchase this board, please email danielle@daniellecarrier.com. The Chalk Stop is local to Craven, … Read more

Chalk Studio

How to Care for Chalk Couture Transfers

January 29, 2020

I am often asked how to care for Chalk Couture transfers and while there is a lot of information out there, here is what I have found to be the best steps. Step 1 When the transfer is opened, before you remove it from the backer sheet, flip it over and label the back side … Read more

A week of projects

A Week of Projects – Linda’s Visit!

January 24, 2020

A week of projects arrived with Linda. What fun! She had placed an order for the Absolutely Fabulous and Chill Out transfers, along with a couple of surfaces before she came so they would arrive while she was here. We knew we were going to enjoy chalking together. We didn’t know just how much we … Read more

Mixed Drinks

I Have Mixed Drinks About Feelings

January 3, 2020

I Have Mixed Drinks About Feelings on 10″ Hexagon Couture board. $9.99 (plus applicable taxes). Perfect for your bar, your kitchen or your rec room! Guaranteed to get a giggle. Durable design is dry dust only. This board comes unsealed. You can change the design as desired. Or we can seal the design for $2.00. … Read more

No Hurries

Time for Christmas Presents!

January 3, 2020

It’s time for Christmas presents and what a wonderful time of year it is! Of course, I was going to make Christmas presents this year for everyone. The overwhelming majority got t-shirts but there were a few tea towels and throw pillows thrown in. Everything I gifted was inked. Inking is my favourite thing to … Read more

Joy in the Journey

A Christmas Present Made with Love

December 26, 2019

This one was so much fun to do and was truly a Christmas present made with love! When Heike saw the Joy in the Journey transfer in the catalogue, she felt it would have personal meaning for Don. She reached out to let me know she wanted to make a board for Don for Christmas … Read more

New Workbench

New Chalk Studio for Christmas!

December 15, 2019

I got a new Chalk Studio for Christmas and it was delivered today! I am so lucky. Today was Gordon’s birthday and he spent it delivering and assembling my new Chalk Workbench. It is my Christmas gift from my 3 boys. He and Sean showed up just before lunch and spent the afternoon putting it … Read more

To All a Good Night

To All a Good Night – Trio of Trees

December 10, 2019

This year, Chalk Couture came out with a Trio of Trees. I loved them but wanted to make something a little more eye catching than the patterns that were on the Tree transfer. After looking at several variations of trees created by other designers, I stole some ideas and created 2 sets for this season. … Read more