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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

New Catalogue

Autumn-Winter 2020 Chalk Couture Catalogue

July 20, 2020

The new Autumn-Winter Catalogue launched on July 15. The whole catalogue is amazing but there are a few things that I am particularly excited about! Here are my top 5 picks: Shimmer Paste There are 5 new colours in shimmer paste. Yes, 5!!! That includes a Crimson and Frost that are going to look amazing … Read more

Chalk Couture Squeegees

All About Chalk Couture Squeegees!

June 14, 2020

Updated August 3, 2020. Chalk Couture squeegees fall into the Accessories category of the online catalogue. You have 6 choices. Here are the ones I use most and why. 1. Small Squeegee $6.99 This is my go-to squeegee. I use it for everything. To me, it is the perfect size. It fits nicely in my … Read more

A thing for tins

A Thing for Tins – and Peace.

June 10, 2020

I have a thing for little tins. I never know what to do with them, or what to put in them but I still really like them. When this little white one showed up I couldn’t resist chalking it. I sealed it as well so the design will last with a lot of handling. My … Read more

Today I Choose

Today I Choose Joy in Ink

June 7, 2020

Today I Choose Joy in Bright White ink on a grey t-shirt. I love inking! It has been forever since I have been out clothes shopping and it is not something I want to do yet. That has made me dig around my closet and dresser to find things I can ink. That is one … Read more

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

Love All

Love All on Small Pallet Sign

April 9, 2020

When the Club Couture transfer for May arrived, I saw it designed in the rainbow flag colours. So I pulled out a small pallet board and my paste right away. I love how this turned out and of course, the sentiment is awesome! Supply List: Pallet Sign (5½” x 7½”), Candy Apple, Orange Peel, Bumblebee, … Read more

10 Essential Supplies

10 Essential Supplies for Your Chalking Hobby

April 6, 2020

Here are 10 essential supplies you will want to consider for your craft room if you have 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 … 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

I had to get the Vintage Truck transfer as soon as I saw it! I got the Vintage Truck Add On transfer as well and immediately had to create something. Since I wanted to use the flowers in the back of the truck and  make the truck blue, I decided on a white board. I … Read more