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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”), Chalk Paste Colours: Candy Apple, … Read more

10 Essential Supplies

10 Essential Supplies for Your Chalking Hobby

April 6, 2020

Have you 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 will make your chalking fun easier. Of course, this is only my opinion, but I … 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

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

Mixed Drinks

I Have Mixed Drinks About Feelings

January 3, 2020

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 the fun. I ended up … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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