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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

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

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

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

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

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