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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

Halloween Candy Tray

Halloween Candy Tray

October 27, 2019

This Halloween Candy Tray took me 4 tries to finally finish! Nothing ever trips me up but me and this problem is my biggest crafting challenge so you will hear me say it again and again when I am talking about projects – do not touch when wet. Use a tool to speed up the … Read more

Mini Craft Kits

Mini Craft Kits – Try It, You’ll Like It!

October 20, 2019

Mini Craft Kits are a great way to say, try it, you’ll like it. You will find the number of people that would love to try the products will outmatch your ability to keep up with supplies – and the cost of those supplies. Most people are happy to pay a small cost to try … Read more

Apothecary Bottles

Apothecary Bottles – A Lesson Learned

October 10, 2019

The first thing I made on glass were these little Apothecary Bottles. I found the bottles at Michaels and thought they would be perfect for the Halloween Apothecary Labels transfer. They were totally cute when done and filled with candy. All but one of them sold quickly. Then I brought the one home that did … Read more

Apple Pie

Apple Pie on Greyson Frame – Size Swiped!

September 17, 2019

Apple Pie on the Greyson Frame was my first attempt at the largest board, with the largest transfer, in multiple colours. There is a lot going on here and I was nervous even to start. The Greyson Style board has a design area of about 18 in X 24 in. The Apple Pie transfer is … Read more

Victorian Skull Pillow

Victorian Skull Pillow For Chae

September 12, 2019

I made this Victorian Skull Pillow for Chae for Christmas. She wanted this transfer on a t-shirt but I could not bring myself to make that. I think she is a little young to be walking around with skulls on her shirts. LOL! But a throw pillow for her room? That is a whole different … Read more

Wicked Chickens Tea Towels

The Tea Towels That Started it All – Wicked Chickens

September 9, 2019

These are the tea towels that started it all for me. While it was the Sugar Cookie transfer that caught my eye online, it was Wicked Chickens that sealed the deal. So they were the first thing I made with ink. Ink designs are permanent once heat set. I love them so much, I made … Read more

September 12 Create & Take Night

September 5, 2019

Create & Take Night Craven Thursday, September 12 7pm – 8:30pm Chalk Couture™ is revolutionizing DIY and home décor with products like Chalkology Paste, Chalk Transfers, Couture Ink and exclusive Boards. Anyone can create a masterpiece in minutes. This is an evening chalk full of fun! Join us in Craven and create a beautiful home … Read more

Butterflies for Lily

Butterflies for Lily – A Birthday Gift

September 3, 2019

Butterflies for Lily was on schedule for today, I needed a birthday gift for her. She is just getting ready to move into a new bedroom so I knew I wanted to make something she would love for her wall. My sister had give me a box of old plastic frames and one of them … Read more

That Amazing Wood Tray

Amazing Wood Tray Repurposed

August 29, 2019

I found this beat up but amazing wood tray in our workshop this fall. I knew it was there but had forgotten about it because it was really rough looking, but super solid. When I realized the compartments fit my chalk supplies perfectly, I decided to try and clean it up. It turned out so … Read more

Business Builder Apparel

Design Business Apparel with Couture Ink

August 27, 2019

That I can design business apparel with Couture Ink is another one of the things I love about Chalk Couture. Everyone in direct sales will know the value of showcasing your business on your clothing. When at a Vendor Event, you want everyone to know what booth you are with whether you are in the … Read more

Chalk Couture Transfers

Chalk Couture Transfers – A Masterpiece in Minutes!

August 25, 2019

Chalk Couture Transfers are reusable silkscreen designed for use with both the paste and ink. Transfers are available in a wide variety of designs and are durable and easy to clean. Use the transfers with Chalkology Paste on any surface to create a masterpiece in minutes that is perfect every time! You can create home … Read more

Chalkology Ink

Chalkology Chalk Paste – DIY Décor Simplified!

August 25, 2019

Chalkology Chalk Paste is a water-soluble paste that is applied wet, dries hard and washes off surfaces with water. Once dry, the chalk paste will not smear or smudge and has a durable finish that you can dust. It is removable but your design will last if you do not wet AND wipe. You can … Read more

Chalk Couture Chalkology Ink

Chalkology Inks – Fabric & Glass Crafting Made Easy!

August 25, 2019

Chalkology Inks are a permanent chalk ink applied wet and heat set. Once heat-set, the design is permanent and is  safe to wash. Perfect for use on fabric, glass and ceramics. Design tees, tea towels, throw pillows, pillowcases, kids clothes, adult apparel, wine glasses, coffee mugs and mason jars. Because they are so washable, inks … Read more

Chalk Couture Surfaces

Chalk Couture Surfaces For High Quality Chalking

August 25, 2019

Chalkology Paste can literally be used on any surface including boards, glass, wood, walls, tiles, metal, mirror, ceramic and pretty much anything else you can think of! However, Chalk Couture Surfaces are designed for use with Chalkology Paste. Most do not require any pre-application treatment. Surfaces are also easy to clean and many are made … Read more

Why Become a Chalk Couture Designer?

August 25, 2019

There are many reasons to become a Chalk Couture Designer. As many reasons as there are people because each has a personal reason, a personal story. But in general, Designers fall into a couple of broad categories – crafters and business builders. I love both because I am both. Becoming a Designer is awesome for … Read more

Join Club Couture

Join Club Couture – Fun Delivered to Your Door!

August 24, 2019

Ready to subscribe? CLICK HERE Join Club Couture, a DIY home décor subscription that arrives once a month in the mail. For $26.99 a month (FREE shipping), you get the exclusive Club Couture B size transfer of the month and 3 paste colour singles. Chalk Couture Transfers are reusable. So you can do several projects … Read more

Live Life in Flip Flops

Live Life in Flip Flops – Summer Beach Fun!

August 10, 2019

Live Life in Flip Flops was the first project I did when I got Couture ink. I was dying to try the ink and knew a beach towel was the perfect surface. I found a big beach towel with a carrying case set and had the idea of inking a pair of flip flops on … Read more

Taking the Plunge

Taking the Plunge – Why I Signed Up

July 25, 2019

Late on a Saturday night, I found myself taking the plunge! I stumbled upon Chalk Couture on Facebook. After an hour or so of clicking and reading, I found myself on YouTube watching videos all night. The products immediately excited me. They looked easy, fun and seemed to produce quality results. I fell in love … Read more