Playing with Paint Sticks & Giveaway Winners

Today is the day – Giveaway is over and 10 lucky winners will soon enjoy playing with paint sticks – how exciting is that? 😀

Update: The lucky winners have now received their prizes and I am going to share some of their works with you soon. As well as the little Thank You cards I made for the winners – so stay tuned 🙂

LUCKY DAY – art and craft giveaway winners announcement

Hello my lovely friends, how are you on this Friday the 13th? Do you believe in luck? Do you believe that Friday the 13th is meant to be unlucky? Well, it will be lucky to 10 of you 🙂 In a moment you will find out who will soon be playing with paint sticks 🙂

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But before you dive into playing with paint sticks I would like to say a big

THANK YOU 

to all of you who entered the giveaway run by PaperWishArt and LittleBrian

for taking part, following, commenting, liking and sharing  🙂 

And for some FANTASTIC IDEAS! (I will get back to that in another post)

…and… 

THANK YOU 

to Little Brian for sponsoring this fabulous prize – 10 sets of Bumper Pack Paint Sticks 

It took me a while to note down all the entries but got there in the end 😀 There were over 1150 entries altogether on Instagram, Facebook and on the blog, over 200 people entered the giveaway – isn’t that amazing? I know it is! I mean WOW! Thanks! 

YOU ARE AWESOME!

So I listed all the entries, put them in random order and asked Mr Random Number Generator to pick 10 numbers – and here are the lucky winners:

Dani Graves (Facebook entry)

Charlotte Pettitt @mumof4rugrats (Instagram entry)

Carol Bentley (Facebook entry)

Amy Fretwell (Facebook entry)

Linda Pierro (blog entry)

Kelly Raven (Facebook entry)

Michelle Clements @seashell_cards (Instagram entry)

Karen Priestley @mummy_of_7_kiddies (Instagram entry)

Joy Clark (blog entry)

Donna (Mamarazzi) @life.with.isaac (Instagram entry)

CONGRATULATIONS!! 

Yay! I’m so excited for you! You are going to love your prize and have a lot of fun playing  with paint sticks with your little ones or on your own – whatever you are going to use the paint sticks for, I can tell you that.

Play! Create! Enjoy! 

PAINT STICKS – FUN FOR Little ONES AND big ONES

If you are wondering how you can use paint sticks with kids – head over to LittleBrian to check out all the fantastic activities that let children develop their imagination and creativity and don’t leave you with all the mess.

If you are thinking of having a play yourself and wonder what to do – check out my videos and posts on quite a few crafty ways of playing with paint sticks that you can use in cardmaking and art journalling.

Easy embossing – upgrade your cards

You may want to start with some embossing and try Embossing technique upgraded – make an embossed image REALLY STAND OUT and SHINE.

Do you want to learn how to use embossing folders effectively? Embossing is one of my favourite techniques & it is NOT as difficult as it looks! Check out the Video tutorial & find out how to use masking technique for stunning effects and how to use clear stamps with paint sticks #cardmaking #masking #arttechniques #paperwishart #paintsticks #creative

Do you want to  create a stunning embossed background that is colourful and gorgeous… or elegant and masculine…? You know what I mean? Try another awesome way of using embossing folders.

Do you want to learn how to use embossing folders effectively? Embossing is one of my favourite techniques & it is NOT as difficult as it looks! Check out the Video tutorial & find out how to use masking technique for stunning effects and how to use clear stamps with paint sticks #cardmaking #masking #arttechniques #paperwishart #paintsticks #creative

You can always enjoy some creative time with stencils, masking techniques and see more ideas on embossing trick in three techniques for creative use of paint sticks.

Get artsy with paint sticks

Artistic way of playing with paint sticks – butterfly card can be so much fun too – try it yourself – no drawing skills required! I am serious, this is such an easy technique you will LOVE, even if you think you can’t draw!

Do you want to make a butterfly image for a card but don’t feel like drawing or painting? Using stencils is one of my favourite techniques & it is NOT as difficult as it may seem! Check out the Video tutorial & find out how to make a gorgeous butterfly painting with paint sticks #cardmaking #stencils #tutorial #video #arttechniques #paperwishart #paintsticks #creative #artsy #butterfly

Stamp away – no inky fingers

If stamping is more to your taste, then this tutorial on masking and stamping – paint sticks techniques is just what you need – see how ridiculously easy and fun playing with paint sticks is when you can stamp and not worry about inky fingers!

Do you want to learn how to use clear stamps effectively? Do you struggle with keeping ink away from your fingers? Masking and stamping are among my favourite techniques & they are NOT as difficult as they look! Check out the Video tutorial & find out how to use masking technique for awesome backgrounds & how to use clear stamps with paint sticks #cardmaking #stamping #masking #background #arttechniques #paperwishart #paintsticks #creative

Double use of stencil – double effect 

You can enjoy playing with paint sticks and a DIY stencil. Just make a stencil with a cutting die and use it in two brilliant ways just like I did in this post: using cutting dies to make a usable stencil – two cards in one go and enjoy paint sticks to the fullest! 🙂Do you want to make two cards in one go? Do you have a cutting die You would love to change into a stencil? Do you love colourful and shiny textured cards? Using cutting dies to make stencils is one of my favourite techniques & it is NOT as difficult as it may seem! Check out the Video tutorial & find out how to make two gorgeous cards in one go with paint sticks #cardmaking #stencils #tutorial #video #arttechniques #paperwishart #paintsticks #creative #artsy #diecutting #sizzix

If you have made some cards with any of the techniques I showed, let me know in the comments – I will pick some of your creations to show on the blog to inspire others.

Happy crafting and see you next time 🙂

 

 

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  1. Congratulations to all the winners! I did recognise one name in there – Linda, I’ll be looking forward to seeing what you make on Docrafts! Clare x

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