I have a love of all things farmhousy, is that even a word? Well, regardless, I have always had a love of farmhouse home decor so when I came across these beautiful noodle board stove covers that so many people were making I knew I had to know how to build a noodle board. Being..
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Farmhouse signs are popping up everywhere! And they are fast becoming one of my favourite DIY home decor pieces. These signs are quick and easy to make but they sure make a high end statement in your home. Check out the instructions on how to build a farmhouse sign of your own. Build a Farmhouse..
How did I not think to try glass etching with Chalk Couture sooner? There are moments where I am completely blown away but something so small. Like those little glass blocks with the figure etched inside. I remember my daughter loved how they light up and she was sure she should collect them all. And..
When I run a workshop things can get a little hectic. There is usually a fair amount of people as they are all armed with chalk paste and ready to create. This is great because I love to help people make beautiful Chalk Couture decor that they can proudly display. The down side is all..
This year I have been running lots of workshops. Generally, this means lots of people opening and passing around my Chalk pastes, which is great! This is why I do workshops. So people can experience all the colours and techniques with Chalk Couture without having to purchase everything themselves. Sometimes passing around results in Chalk..
When I first started using Chalk Couture products I found I was always choosing easy, no challenge involved in projects. Small size transfers with washable surfaces just in case I made a mistake. But the beauty of Chalk Couture is in creating and challenging yourself to do and try new things. Which my dear daughter..
Have you tried to take on the BIG transfers yet? They do make some of the most beautiful pieces but boy they can be tough to navigate! My first attempt did not go quite as planned. I was pretty sure I could move quickly enough to complete this beast in one quick swoop but I..
Frozen chalk paste, it happens! It seems around these parts winter comes early and stays long. Come October we are starting to get to freezing temperatures on some nights and it’s all down hill from there. Unless of course you like the cold weather. I mean I guess there are some positives like skiing, sledding..
The true beauty of Chalk Couture, in my opinion, is the ability to wash the chalk paste off months after you have created a piece. I love that I can chalk seasonal decor on to my pantry chalk wall and change it out as I wish. However, some projects require you to know how to..
A couple weeks ago I was preparing for an upcoming market. I always like to take a few finished pieces with me so everyone can see how beautiful our products are. So I was creating a noodle board because they are a fairly popular piece around here. I had all my stuff together but as..