Projects

My Magic Purse

My Magic Purse

September 28, 2020

I haven’t carried a purse in years. Mostly because when I did, I spent half my day running back to where I just was because I forgot it. And partly because I was always destroying them. Broken zippers, broken straps, torn pockets – all that kind of thing. I am rough on things that have … Read more

Purple Ink on Purple T

Purple Ink on Purple T – Believe in Yourself

August 19, 2020

Purple ink on a purple T, would that work? Turns out it did. Perfectly. Every time new transfers are released, I make a list of what I must have. It is surprisingly small. I then make a list of what I want and that list is much longer! But when I saw the Believe in … Read more

Fierce & Fabulous

Fierce & Fabulous Inked on Orange

August 13, 2020

Fierce & Fabulous was my first pick from the catalogue. I bought it for the huge ampersand. I thought of so many uses for it. I didn’t think I was likely to use the transfer as it was. But when I saw it, I immediately needed to make a T-shirt. I could clearly see it … 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

Jeans and Ink

Jeans and Ink – An old trend resurfaces.

July 26, 2020

Ink on denim is one of my favourite things to do. When I was a teenager, I used to dress up my jeans with fabric paint and embroidery thread. The more mistakes I made with the fabric paint, the more embroidery thread I used. Eventually, I guess it became too much work because I stopped. … Read more

A thing for tins

A Thing for Tins – and Peace.

June 10, 2020

I have a thing for little tins. I never know what to do with them, or what to put in them but I still really like them. When this little white one showed up I couldn’t resist chalking it. I sealed it as well so the design will last with a lot of handling. My … Read more

Today I Choose

Today I Choose Joy in Ink

June 7, 2020

Today I Choose Joy in Bright White ink on a grey t-shirt. I love inking! It has been forever since I have been out clothes shopping and it is not something I want to do yet. That has made me dig around my closet and dresser to find things I can ink. That is one … 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

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

Live Deeply Another New Favourite

Live Deeply – Another New Favourite

March 21, 2020

The Live Deeply Collection of transfers has quickly become another new favourite. I was going to post that it was my new favourite and then I realized that I have more than one of those. The Feathered Friends Collection comes to mind. This one is the Live Deeply Collection – Octopus and I have used … Read more

Boots & Bling

Experimenting with Glitter – Boots & Bling

March 18, 2020

I wanted to try experimenting with glitter on chalk paste and what better transfer to try but Boots & Bling? It kind of sounds like it is calling for glitter. I had a board from the Board & Pillar Stand that was extra. I am going to use the stand with one of the house … 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

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

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