Paste

Paste

All NEW Creamy, Dreamy Paste Formula!

May 1, 2021

If you are like me and you love to have all kinds of paste colour options, you will have found that old paste dries out and needs a little bit of work to make is smooth and easily usable again. While it could always be worked with, it was a bit of a hassle. Now, … Read more

Order a sample!

Did You Know You Can Order Samples?

April 29, 2021

Did you know you could order samples? If you have always wanted to check out chalking but do not want the expense of full jars of paste and full size transfers on your first try, or if you lack confidence, order a sample! For $10.99 CDN plus shipping, you can see for yourself just how … Read more

Vintage Typewriter

What about that stain? – Reusing Surfaces

April 24, 2021

Chalk Couture boutique and couture surfaces are easily re-used. They wash off easily, leaving a completely clean surface. That doesn’t mean you can’t re-design other surfaces. They just take a bit more work. Of course, I am a lazy crafter so when I washed the holiday design off my metal tray, I was left with … Read more

House Cutouts

Fun with House Cutouts!

March 14, 2021

I’ve been having all kinds of fun with house cutouts. I pulled out all of the ones I had left and made them in sets of 2 with matching colours and a couple of single ones with a coffee saying and napkin decoupaged on. I love these little house cutouts but decided it was time … Read more

New Catalogue

In Case You Haven’t Heard – There’s a New Catalogue for Spring & Summer!!

March 11, 2021

We are on the move! There is a new spring/summer catalogue out, a new starter kit with spring and summer themed transfers and a new creamy, dreamy paste formula. It’s an exciting time at Chalk Couture. The new catalogue has tons of new transfers and even more awesome, new cutout surfaces! Bunny, heart and truck … Read more

Chalkology Paste

Using Chalk Couture Chalkology Paste: The Most Important Thing

January 4, 2021

Using Chalk Couture Chalkology paste is pretty foolproof. There is only really one thing to know before you start. Your paste should be the consistency of stirred sour cream. So stir it, add distilled water if it is too dry and repeat that until you get the consistency right. If you get it too wet, … Read more

5 Ways to Keep Paste from Drying

5 Ways to Keep Chalk Paste from Drying

October 27, 2020

Here are 5 ways to keep chalk paste from drying. It is one of the few things that can go wrong with a design and is only really an issue when working with very large transfers. If your chalk paste dries on the screen before you lift the transfer, the paste can lift with it. … Read more

A Day of Fixing Mistakes – What About That Hex?

October 18, 2020

It was a day of fixing mistakes here. It is rare that I have mistakes that need fixing because with chalk, you can just wipe mistakes away and start over. But every once in awhile, things come together in a way that makes something seem un-fixable. That was the case with this hex design. I … Read more

Chalk Couture Detail Tool

How to Use the Chalk Couture Detail Tool

September 21, 2020

The Chalk Couture Detail Tool was new in our Spring 2020 Catalogue. I purchased one right away because I had been wanting a skinnier Multi-Tool for a long time. The obvious use for it is to chalk small design elements in different colours. Things like the berries on the Home wreath. Now making tiny elements … 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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