Monday, July 31, 2017

Chalk Couture Product Catalog

Chalk Couture has some awesome products - but it's such a new company that we don't quite have an "official" catalog yet. I put together this brochure so you can easily flip through to see our awesome transfers and chalkboards. I made it myself - and it's not quite perfect, but hopefully this helps you get better look at the transfers. If you have ANY questions do not hesitate to let me know!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Introducing Chalk Crew

I wanted to share with you a new #momboss project that I'm really excited about. I recently signed up to be an independent designer with a brand new company called "Chalk Couture". And I'm going to show you how to DIY your own awesome chalkboard art and home decor projects with chalk paste, silkscreen transfers and chalkboard.

You can visit my website anytime to see the full product line - http://aimee.chalkcouture.com

I'd like to invite you to join my Facebook group and like our Facebook page for inspiration and live events!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/chalkcouture/
https://www.facebook.com/chalkcrew


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Llama Llama Llama

Have any of you seen the show "Milo Murphy's Law" on Disney XD? It's an adorable show and if you liked "Phineas & Ferb" then  you'll love it (even if you're over 12 years old) :) A recent episode was FULL of llamas and is the inspiration for today's challenge card - featuring the soon-t0-be retiring Stampin' Up! Birthday Fiesta stamp set. If you've seen the episode then you probably have that song stuck in your head! :)
The best of this stamp set is the gorgeous coordinating Designer Series Paper, full of bright colors and patterns. There is also a coordinating die set. I cut the llama by hand and layered him over a white panel with a bit of the paper peeking through the back. I used the marker technique on some of the stamps to color them. 

My doggie Lucy wanted to say HI this week:
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Sunday, May 14, 2017

New Cricut & Some Cards

I've had a Cricut die-cutting machine since they came out, and finally upgraded to the Explore Air 2 a few weeks ago. My Expression worked perfectly fine, but I wanted to upgrade to some of the new features!

The top card uses the fun maze piece from My Favorite Things and the rest was cut out using my Cricut. The swiss cheese feature was super easy to put together in design space. I simply added the cheese holes to a rectangle using the slice feature.

I used the Cricut writing tool for the sentiment on the banner.


This card is CASE-d from the wonderful Melania Deasy - I love her style and beautifully blended backgrounds!

Maze Products
- MFT Maze Piece
- Cricut Explore Air 2

Happy Birthday Card
- Distress Oxide Inks
- Cricut Explore Air 2


Thursday, April 13, 2017

I love this week's color challenge, it's full of fresh, vibrant colors that make me happy. I love color! I decided to step outside my comfort zone with the card size and made a non-traditional card at 3 1/2" x 6". The beauty of having the envelope maker is the freedom to play around with different card sizes.
I created the background for this card using my new Pacific Point watercolor pencil that came with this month's "A Sara Thing" Paper Pumpkin kit and then just layered several balloons and clouds on top.