SB: Another question about chalk

Discussion in 'The Creative Community' started by FergieTCat, Jun 2, 2003.

  1. FergieTCat

    FergieTCat <font color=green>No, I'm serious. And don't call

    Jun 10, 2000
    Doesn't it rub off the page after a while?

    (Some questions just aren't very long ...)
  2. beansmom

    beansmom <font color=blue>Your dream eludes you? Don't you

    Feb 3, 2000
    I think it kind of 'sets' after a day or two and once it's behind a page protector, I haven't had any problems.

    There is also some kind of spray to set it, I think.
  3. MinnieAnn

    MinnieAnn Mouseketeer

    Jun 27, 2000
    If you will be using page protectors, you don't need to worry about setting the chalk. I like to turn your page upside down on some scrap paper and rub the back to press the powder into the paper before putting it in the protectors, just to make sure that no powder will start sticking to the protector and look smudged.

    For cards that will be handled, I spray lightly with hairspray, which WILL yellow over time so it shouldn't be used for long-term projects, or Blair makes an acid-free spray that does the same thing.

    Hope that helps a little,
  4. paulinewdw

    paulinewdw Mouseketeer

    Jul 18, 2002
    Not sure who showed me this...but I use a paper napkin(table napkin) and rub the excess chalk off and have not had a problem.

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