Getting crafty with Sharpie

Remember last month I was counting down the days until Christmas? How about I give you some Christmas present ideas for birthdays, anniversaries or anything of the like?

To give you a low down, I have a total of four nephews. The littlest ones are 6 and almost 5. For Christmas last year I had planned on painting them some ceramic piggy banks and painting their favorite animals on it. Dinosaurs for one, monkeys for the other. It was poor planning on my part as I went into a pottery painting studio a little too late and the piggy banks were out of stock. My plan was ruined! Never the less, I saved that idea and that’s what I plan on getting them for Christmas this year. Ha! I just have to get my butt down to the studio and paint them up. I’ll probably blog about my experience, since it’ll be kind of neat.

Plus it’s such an inexpensive, yet such a personalized that it makes the gift even that more special.

How true is that, right?

While I’m on the topic of making your own gifts, I wanted to show you a mug that I painted for myself, with these new Sharpie Brush tips! I can use this to either hold my sharpies, or for drinking tea at work. Yumm-o.

I’m sure everyone is familiar with Sharpie® markers, and know that they have some pretty fun ink colors. I’m already a huge fan of them and use them all the time at my work. Look at my Sharpie (fine point) collection!They’ve recently come out with a new brush tipped Sharpie that creates fine lines, brush strokes and shading all with a single marker! So you’re definitely not limited to the amount of fun you can have with them all.

Parents, you’ve only got a few weeks until your children go back to school (hooray?). Perhaps you’re wondering what to do with them at the end of the summer, and have no other activity ideas left for them, to keep them all occupied? Let their creativity go wild and get them to decorate their t-shirts, bicycle helmets, notebooks for school, or even their skateboards! They are a permanent marker, so be careful what you give them :) The brush tip sharpie’s are really easy to work with and you can create bold lines with more pressure on the marker, or less pressure for fine lines.

They come available in twelve visit colors. You can pick them up at Staples, Walmart, Real Canadian Superstores and DeSerres, and sold individually and in 4 and 8 packs with prices from $1.79 to $13.99.

But guess what? Oh I’m not leaving you guys out at all. One of you lucky folks gets to win three packs of the new Sharpie Brush markers, as well! 

Please note this giveaway is for Canadian residents only. Giveaway ends on August 10 and the winner has 48 hours to get back to me with their mailing address or a re-draw will occur.

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26 thoughts on “Getting crafty with Sharpie

  1. Katie says:

    I love Sharpies! I use them for writing my son’s name on his water bottles, clothes, hats and anything else he takes to camp/school.

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  2. Cindy's love of book says:

    I love sharpies. I didn’t know about the brush ones though. They look like they could be so much fun. Thanks for the chance to enter

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  3. Heena says:

    I plan on giving each of the three packs to my two cousins, and 1 for my sister.
    They love creating and making crafts all day long it keeps them busy and happy =)

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  5. Claire says:

    I have been eyeing these at Pharma Plus for the last few weeks waiting for the Back to School sales to start up. I love new school supplies even though I’m a teacher, not a student!

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  6. Jen Ludek says:

    I will use them to sign autographs for people. You think I’m kidding, but I’m not.

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  7. shannon o says:

    I am so addicted to sharpies! I use them from ‘painting’ plastic easter eggs and outlines on folkarty paintings….love emmmm

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  8. C Wilson says:

    I use Sharpies everywhere around the house and so do my kids. I usually have a few hidden from them so I always have one

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  9. Brenda Penton says:

    My boys would use them for school, but I think I would steal the pink one for myself :)

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  10. angela m says:

    I love sharpie products.. I would use them for anything and everything. My daughters and I would have lots of fun
    thanks

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