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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

Fresh Herbs

Fresh Herbs, Rosemary and Lavender on Pallet Sign

February 4, 2020

Fresh Herbs is my most used transfer. I spend a lot of time inking with this transfer. Everything from the bottom of a pant leg to tea towels and trays. This is the first sign I have made with it and I am loving the muted colours on the off-white background of the pallet sign. … Read more

Live Simply

Live Simply & Modern Floral on Pallet Sign

February 1, 2020

It is rare that I seal a project. Chalkology paste is removable unless it is sealed so I can change up the designs on my surfaces whenever I want. I love this one so much, I sealed it and found a spot for it right away. For awhile, I went on a grey and pink … 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

Mixed Drinks About Feelings is perfect for a bar, kitchen or rec room! Guaranteed to get a giggle. Those were my thoughts when I first saw this transfer. Too cute! I immediately had to start playing with the different elements. I pulled out a little stack of small hex boards I had and got to … 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. Ink designs are permanent once heat … 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

Good Things Take Time

Good Things Take Time – A Quick Little Demo

November 30, 2019

This quick little demo of the Good Things Take Time transfer is a perfect example of why I love Chalk Couture so much! I had a friend drop by for coffee and when she looked around the room at all my chalk projects, she said, ‘I’m going to have to come over some time so … Read more

Me & 3 on Nov 24

Me and 3 on November 24 – Spontaneous Joy!

November 24, 2019

We had a spontaneous Me and 3 on November 24. My son, Sean, had to come over to work on a truck so Kara, Chae and baby Remi came with him. Remi didn’t make anything. He was here for cuddles and he got lots of those. After they picked their surfaces, they started looking through … Read more

Couture ink on kitchen towels.

Couture Ink on Kitchen Towels – Tea for Two?

November 23, 2019

I can see my kitchen from my desk so of course I had to try Couture Ink on kitchen towels. I had made myself a set of tea towels with the Wicked Chickens transfer. I love them so much, I decided to do tea towels for some of my Christmas gifting. Ink designs are permanent … Read more

You & 2 November 21

You and Two on November 21 – Packed Full of Fun!

November 22, 2019

Our You and Two on November 21 was packed full of fun! Deb had been waiting since September to get into a Create & Take and Arlene was needing a night out. My upline, Terina, had mentioned that she loves doing small workshops that are You & 2 or Me & 3 so I talked … Read more

Create and Take Nov 19

Create and Take on November 19 – Oh What Fun!

November 20, 2019

Our Create and Take on November 19 was a family fun night hosted by my good friend, Heike. The surface she chose was the Reclaimed Metal Tray and we decided it would be Christmas themed. The idea was they would have an evening of fun together and have something DIY Christmas décor to take home … Read more

Create and Take Night Nov 14

Create and Take Night Craven – November 14

November 10, 2019

Create and Take Night Craven, Thursday, November 14  |  7pm – 8:30pm. Chalk Couture™ is revolutionizing DIY and home décor with products like Chalkology Paste, Chalk Transfers, Chalkology Ink and exclusive Boards. Anyone can create a masterpiece in minutes. This is an evening chalk full of fun! We will be creating with a Chalk Couture … Read more

Spellbooks

Art Spell Book – Myth & Magic

November 5, 2019

Art spell book made for Halloween but also perfect for role playing game fans! One of our very talented Couturier’s posted a tutorial on how to make these spell books and I immediately thought of at least 3 people I knew who would want one – all role playing gamers! LOL! The supply list was … Read more

Paste Durability

To Seal Chalk Paste or Not to Seal

November 3, 2019

One common question I am asked is whether or not to seal chalk paste projects. The answer is that it is a completely personal choice. I never seal chalk paste. Although Chalkology paste is washable, to remove it, you need to wet AND wipe. This allows you to change your designs on your surfaces whenever … Read more

Spellbooks

Spellbooks – Using Chalkology Paste with a Brush

October 31, 2019

Spellbooks were new for me this year and they were so much fun to make! It was my opportunity to practice using Chalkology Paste with a brush. It took a bit of learning to get the right balance of paste without dry brushing but 3 Spellbooks in, I got it. The tutorial I was following … Read more