Tips

Chalk Couture Squeegees

All About Chalk Couture Squeegees!

June 14, 2020

Chalk Couture squeegees fall into the Accessories category of the online catalogue. You have 5 choices. Here are the ones I use most and why. 1. Small Squeegee $6.99 This is my go-to squeegee. I use it for everything. To me, it is the perfect size. It fits nicely in my hand, making it easy … 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 Inking – Basic Supply List

April 2, 2020

To start inking, there is a small list of basic supplies you will need. It really is one of the easiest and fun ways to craft with fabric and glass. All you need is an iron, parchment paper, surface, ink, ink mat, squeegee, and transfer. If you find you are inking a lot, there is … 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

Ink on Mug

Using Ink on Non-Fabric Surfaces

March 27, 2020

When using Chalkology Ink on non-fabric surfaces, you make the design permanent by heat setting in the oven. You can use ink on surfaces that you cannot heat set in your oven but the design will not be permanent. It can wash or wear off. You can heat set ceramics, cookware and many types of … 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

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

5 Tips for Ink

5 Tips for Using Chalk Couture Ink

March 15, 2020

Here are 5 tips for using Chalk Couture ink. If you are familiar with using Chalkology Paste, there are a few differences. Paste is kid-friendly because it is made with natural ingredients and is water soluble. It is removable and cleans easily with warm water. It is great for boards that you want to change … Read more

Chalk Studio

How to Care for Chalk Couture Transfers

January 29, 2020

I am often asked how to care for Chalk Couture transfers and while there is a lot of information out there, here is what I have found to be the best steps. Step 1 When the transfer is opened, before you remove it from the backer sheet, flip it over and label the back side … Read more

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

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. I love them so much, I made a set for a friends cottage and … 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