Monday, February 27, 2023

Crafty Palooza Gnomes

 I have had fun cutting and painting these interchangeable Gnomes.

If you know me, you know I like décor that is versatile and changes with the seasons and is less to store. This couple is approx. 8 1/2" tall, with several layers. 

I cut on my diode laser in Grandma's Crafty Shed, painted and glued together.  The laser is so much easier, especially for intricate cuts, than in the 90's when I cut things like this with the scroll saw (which is still in my shed and I still use sometimes). Tools have come a long way, and I am a tool and gadget gal.

I will have 6 sets cut out for March 11th, 2023 at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Center at the Spring Crafty Palooza. You do need to register and pay to save your spot. All supplies provided. 

Can't make it to the Crafty Palooza, but want the blanks to paint no problem ask me about a workshop kit to take home. 

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Let's Paint! 2023 Workshop

 I am back to doing workshops!! YEA!!  

March 11th, 2023 my crafty friend Marguerite, and I will be at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp in Sidney and we want you to join us for a crafty day!

 You can come for the day and do several workshops or come for just one! 

Sunday, October 9, 2022

October Creative Workshops are back!

 I have  these dates setup for Workshops.
interested? Text, call or messenger me to sign up
 (no walk-ins)

  • Wood Cutouts - Bring the Chalk Couture Cutouts you ordered on my website.
    • $20 workshop supply fee  just bring your surface
  • Contact me to see if I have the cutouts you want, on-hand ready to design on.
    • $20 workshop supply fee +  $ of surface 
Here are a few ideas for October!



Friday, May 27, 2022

New Pickup Truck with Changeable accent

 I love creating door signs that YOU  can change up for the holidays, color changes seasonal accents whatever!
22” Pickup Door Sign

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What I use for changers: Blue painters tape, Alien Tape, Command Strips,  or sticky back Velcro

Friday, August 20, 2021

Kitchen Rules

 Every month I get an Exclusive Chalk Couture Design.
Sometime I like it, sometimes I LOVE it

/\ Berg Bag Tea Towel, Kitchen Rules Design, Woven Stripe Pattern 
Storm Ink, Shimmer Copper Ink, Black Velvet Ink

I have used the design at least 12 times already on wood, tea towels, banner and even on an kitchen appliance.  You can JOIN me in making fun gifts or items for sale using this design ONLY if you sign up for Club Couture before August 31, 2021. Click this link for all the details!  

Perk in August from me.

I am sending everyone who joins my Club Couture Crew 

a tea towel and 2 free sample packets of Chalk Couture Ink. 

Lets Get Crafty!
Lou Ann

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Sunday, August 15, 2021

Pumpkin Anything - Chalk Couture Try Me kit



Try Me Kit,  <---  Get yours here. Get everything you need to make this complete project at 20% off retail price! Telling someone that you love them more than pumpkin-flavored anything says a lot. Bold fonts, autumnal foliage, and an adorable pumpkin? This is the design of our dreams! This small but mighty Try-Me Kit is the perfect gift for your basic friends who can’t get enough of their pumpkin spice lattes.

When you’re done with the designed project, you’ll have a gorgeous décor piece, plus an A-sized Transfer and Mini Squeegee to use for future chalk projects!

This kit includes one each of the following:

  • Pumpkin Anything Chalk Transfer® design
  • Double-Sided Box Frame (5” x 7”) 
  • Black Velvet Chalkology® Paste Single 
  • Shimmer Copper Chalkology Paste Single
  • Mini Squeegee
  • How-to instructions

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Crafty Palooza Gnomes

 I have had fun cutting and painting these interchangeable Gnomes.