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Chalk Couture – Journal

Donut Give Up!

I have added another medium to my repertoire – Chalk Couture.  What is Chalk Couture?  A revolutionary concept in decor and crafting that you won’t find anywhere else.  Chalk Couture is revolutionizing DIY and home décor with category-creating products like Chalkology Paste, Chalk Transfers, Couture Ink and our exclusive Boards.

I purchased a journal from my local dollar store to use as a base.  The transfer I used is a monthly subscription transfer but you can use any transfer that puts a smile on your face.  I used Chalkology Paste Bright White for the base of all the donuts as well as the words.  Before the words dried I sprinkled glitter on them.  The silver glitter is chunky and in my experience didn’t stick and stay on after drying as well as the gold glitter, which is a fine glitter.

When you layer pastes you need to let each layer dry completely before adding more.  I love to experiment when I play, so I used finger daubers and stamp ink to color my donut bases.  I did a pink, light brown and a cream color.  Then I did the next layer in Chalkology Paste Currant Jam and Chalkology Paste Peacock.  For the pink I used the ink-dauber method.  For the other layers I used all 3 colors as I wished to make my donuts look yummy.

The pastes are semi-permanent, which means when it dries it is hard, won’t rub off.  However if you spray it with water you can wipe it off, unless you seal it.  I wanted my journal to be permanent so I sprayed it with a Krylon  sealer after everything was completely dry.

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If you have any questions please leave them in the comments below.
Thanks for stopping by, come back soon and stay awhile.
Happy Scrapping.
Let’s scrapbook together, it’s cheaper than therapy.

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