The great debate... Paste Vs Ink
Chalkology paste is perfect for projects that will not be washed or those you want only temporarily. The paste is designed to be removed with water and rubbing. Perfect for chalkboards, windows, appliances, walls. As with any product certain colours may stain (often removed with the Chalk Couture board eraser), so use caution on non-replaceable surfaces. You can also use paste on artist canvas, wood, plastic, metal, fabric (that won't be washed), paper and glass.
Chalkology Ink is designed to be permanent once heat set, meaning you can wash it and your design will stay. Any item that can handle heat (from your household iron, heat press or oven) is perfect for ink! If you are not planning to wash an item, many other surfaces will work with ink even if you are unable to heat set it. We have even used Ink on sticker vinyl & HTV, this allowed us to heat set the sticker & then apply to the non-heat item (such as a water bottle with a plastic insert).
Check out our many Facebook live videos to see the wide variety of items we have pasted & inked.
Tips for surfaces: The smoother the surface the better your transfer will adhere, therefore less paste/ink leaks. Surfaces like barn wood and inexpensive artist canvas often work better with sanding and either painting or applying a sealant as a layer before your transfer & paste/ink.
You can seal your paste to give your project more permanency by spraying a sealant on top.
The great thing is that your designs use very little product! So test, try & play.
The only surface I have found so far that doesn't work with either product is Silicone... because let's face it, even burnt cookies don't stick to that!
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