Here's what I was up to yesterday afternoon - it looks just the same right now too:
water based markers, watercolour pencils, watercolour paints, chalks, embossing powders, dye pads, and pigment pads. The blender never has to be replaced, it is easily refillable and the nibs are replaceable. But most important the Dove Blending Fluid will make your work Permanent when it is allowed to dry'. I lifted those words from the Dove website :)
This tutorial is brilliant too - so if you have any chalks languishing in your stash, take a peek and be inspired - I was! I don't say that chalks will replace your other colouring mediums, I love my Pro Markers too much, and need lots more practise, but they sure are fun to use this way. The soft results are great, I have yet to try really strong colours though.
Just thought I'd share and maybe help you to spend some money! Tee, hee!!
Right, time now to hop over to Julia's here to see if the garden fork is still stuck in the ground outside her craft room window and to