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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

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 $96.49 (plus shipping). With a retail value of $106.44, 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