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New Month = New Contest!

Welcome to November!! The theme this month at Marker Supply is:

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In the midst of all the festivities this time of year- Halloween, fall colors, harvest decor, autumn weddings, the beginning of elegant holiday decorating- we have been seeing a lot of metallic colors used in many different ways, and we love it!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting a few of our favorite metallic markers, showing ink swatch variations, offering special sale prices, compiling project ideas, and of course, running a new contest!

There will be several different ways you can earn entries for this month’s drawing to win some sweet and shiny metallic markers. See our Contest Page HERE to earn an entry for each of the following:

*Sign up for our Marker Supply email newsletter
*Vote for which shade of gold you like the best
*Submit a photo of a project where you used metallic colors
*Visit our social media pages
*and more!

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*GRAND PRIZE*

ONE Grand Prize Winner will receive this Metallic Marker Mega Pack-
filled with an assortment of over 30 markers, pens, pencils, and paints for a variety of different projects!
~A $96 value!!~
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*RUNNER-UP PRIZES*

TWO Runner-Up Prize winners will receive a metallic marker set of their choice! Pick from Gansai Tambi Starry Watercolors, Decofabric Jewel colors, Gelly Roll Metallics, and more!

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Contest will run from November 1st – November 15th, 2016.
Winners will be chosen randomly at the end of the contest and notified via email.
Your email address/other information will not be shared with any other companies.
GOOD LUCK!!

New Contest: The Coloring Book Craze!

We’ve seen them everywhere- COLORING BOOKS are all the rage lately! Kids have always enjoyed them, and we are happy to see adults joining in the fun too!

This month, Marker Supply is highlighting markers that we love using for coloring books. Check out the Coloring Book Section on our website, and stay tuned for more blogs about the different types of coloring tools we have- including water-based markers, alcohol-based markers, and pencils!

WIN SOME COLORING BOOK MARKERS IN OUR NEW CONTEST!

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Our current contest has several ways you can enter from now until August 17th. One grand prize winner to receive a complete set of all 24 Zig Brushables Markers! These double-ended markers have a solid color on one end, and a 50% lighter shade of that color on the other end. So in all, this set gives you 48 colors!! The durable, “rubber” brush tip makes it very easy to color larger spaces AND super tiny spaces as well. Zig Brushables are water-based, so they won’t bleed through your coloring book pages, and they are non-toxic- so kids can use them too!

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When the contest has ended, we will randomly draw ONE grand prize winner to receive the Brushables set. We’ll also pick THREE runners-up who will win an assorted coloring book marker pack! We will notify the winners via email, so make sure to check your inbox (and the spam folder too, in case it gets filtered into there!)

WAYS TO ENTER THE CONTEST:

You have a chance to earn multiple entries for our Coloring Book Contest, each by a different action.

*Sign up for our email newsletter!
Marker Supply sends out emails every now and then to let you know about new products, special offers, store closings, and more. Submit your email address and earn a contest entry! (Note: If you are already signed up for our newsletter- thanks! You can still submit your email address in that section and use it as an entry for this contest.)

*Tell us what you like to use in your coloring books!
Which markers do you like to color with? Check your favorites from off the list and earn a contest entry.

*Show us a page from your coloring book!
We love to see what your markers have made! Upload a photo of a page from your coloring book that you’ve colored to a social media website (Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter) with the hashtag #markersupply and then pair that photo with this entry option on the contest page.

Start earning your entries on our contest page HERE. Good luck! 🙂

CONTEST: CHALK MARKERS!!

This month at Marker Supply, we’re taking a look at one of our largest groups of markers:

CHALK MARKERS!!

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“Chalk” paint markers are starting to be used instead of traditional chalk in lots of places. They don’t have the messy dust, they don’t easily smudge right off, they can be used multiple ways on multiple surfaces, and they give you a larger range of colors!

For the rest of July, we’ll be highlighting our chalk markers and paints, interviewing a few awesome chalkboard artists, and showcasing several projects that use chalk art.

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And as for our MONTHLY MARKER CONTEST, this one’s an easy one. All you need to do to enter is sign up for our Marker Supply E-mail Newsletter! …and that’s it!! Use our handy entry form HERE!
Each month we’ll send you an email featuring some fun informational tidbits from our world of markers. News about what we are up to, new products we’ve added, blog updates, special offers, etc. etc…
(And don’t worry, your info is safe with us- we won’t give your email address to anyone else.)

Already signed up for our newsletter? That’s AWESOME. Thank you!
You can still enter our contest the same way, just put your email address into the contest entry form so you will be included in the drawing!

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**Sign up for our email newsletter = get entered to win a Chalkboard Art Kit!!**
Just submit your email into our entry form HERE!

At the end of July, we will randomly draw from all of the email entries.

ONE grand prize winner will receive a “Chalkboard Art Kit” featuring:
A can of Krylon Chalkboard Paint
-A 10-pack of Zig Posterman paint markers
-Sample packets of SCRUBS cleaner wipes
-And a Strathmore Black Chalk paper pad (available at our sister company, Paper And Ink Arts!!)

FIVE more runner-up prize winners will each win a chalkboard marker gift pack!

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So make sure to enter our contest, check back for more blog updates, and have some fun this month celebrating chalkboard art with Marker Supply!!

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~The Marker Supply Team

Have “chalk art” ideas that you’d like to share? We’d love to see!!
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Contest: Red, White & Blue- Which one’s for you?

Over the next month, we’ll be seeing a large amount of red, white, and blue as America gets ready for the July 4th holiday. So this has inspired us to do another contest here at Marker Supply!!

For this contest, we’ll put those 3 colors into their respective categories in the world of color tones:

* RED = Warm tones *

* WHITE = Neutral tones *

* BLUE = Cool tones *

All you need to do for this contest is:
-Tell us one of those color groups you prefer using in your own artwork and if there is a reason why -OR- Tell us how you’ve used those color groups to contrast each other in your art
AND
-Submit a photo of one of your art pieces using that tone group/contrast!

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Your art piece can be anything you’ve drawn, written, colored, etc. with markers, pens, or pencils.
A freestyle drawing, coloring book page, watercolor painting, a phrase written in calligraphy, or a project of any sort that uses markers! Be creative and let us see your favorite colored markers in action!

To submit your contest entry, you can email us HERE, or post your art piece to one of our social media pages:
* www.facebook.com/markersupply *
* Twitter @ MarkerSupply *
* Instagram #MarkerSupply *

As always, ALL entries will receive a free marker gift, so make sure that we have your mailing address! Include it in your email, or if you post your entry photo on our Facebook/Twitter/Instagram, send us a separate email with your address so it can be kept private.

The best part– after the July 4th holiday weekend, we will randomly draw a winner from all of the entries and that person will win a “grand marker prize”!!! Winners are always chosen randomly, because we find it impossible to pick favorites when it comes to all of your awesome marker art!!

Artwork copyright note: Marker Supply won’t use your artwork for any purpose without your permission. However, we love seeing our markers in action and sharing the great things they can create, so we may contact you to see if you’d be ok with us posting your art to our website, newsletter, etc.

So get going and have fun with this month’s contest!! We look forward to seeing what your markers are up to!!

~The Marker Supply Team

Flower Contest Wrap-Up

The month of May has come to a close and so has our “April Showers Bring May Flowers” contest.

Thanks to everyone who submitted their flowery artwork!! We have some awesome artists out there!!

Congratulations to Marcella in Louisiana, who was our randomly chosen Grand Marker Prize Winner! We hope ALL of you will enjoy getting your free marker gifts.

Stay tuned for our next Marker Supply contest!

SOME MORE OF OUR FLOWERY MARKER PROJECTS FROM LAST MONTH:

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Pebeo Vitrea Markers- specially designed to paint on glass!

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Grab an old canvas painting/photo and use it like a coloring book! Make your new “paint-over” image stand out with metallic or fluorescent colors!

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Making some flower collages on cloth books and bags with the Zig Decoupage Glue Marker: formulated to work well on fabric surfaces!

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Using the Zig Kurecolor Refill Inks for shaving cream marbling to try and make a Marigold garden card!

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 Oil-based paint markers (Zig Painty and Marvy Decocolor) for coloring on stones- makes great garden plant signs!

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A cute kiddo t-shirt made with the Zig Fabricolor markers!

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There are so many fun marker projects out there!!
Feel free to let us know what YOU like to color!

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Contest: “April Showers Bring May Flowers”

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The month of April is over and, as they say, those springtime showers have started to bring us flowers!!

Flowers are such a widely used element in MANY forms of art. Some artistic styles and even colors were created because of an artist’s joy in drawing & painting floral scenes.

So we have another fun contest for you as we celebrate flowers through the month of May!!

Just send us a photo of your flower artwork and tell us which markers you used to make it. It can be a finished flowery page from a coloring book, something that’s bloomed in your own sketchbook from markers or pencils, watercolor-style botanicals, floral fabric art, or even a decorated flower pot!

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You can post it to one of our social media pages, or email a photo to us! And for the best part- every entry gets a free marker gift AND gets entered to win a grand marker prize!!

To be eligible for the prizes: Make sure we receive your email address and your mailing address along with your artwork. If you post your art photo on our social media, send us a separate email with your info so it can be kept private. At the end of May, all entries will be mailed a fun free marker gift! Also at that time, one entry will be chosen from a random drawing to win a super awesome grand marker prize!

Artwork copyright note: Marker Supply won’t use your artwork for any purpose without your permission. However, we love seeing our markers in action and sharing how awesome they look, so we may contact you to see if you’d be ok with us posting your art to our website, newsletter, etc.

We are excited to see what kind of garden your markers will grow!!

Happy Spring,
~The Marker Supply Team

 

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Or E-MAIL us!

Valentine’s Day Contest

Do you love Marker Supply and our products? ‘Tis the perfect season to let us know!

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From now through February 28th, in light of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, we’ll be having a special contest just for those of you who love to draw and color with our markers.

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(View our YouTube video on how to make these simple watercolor cards
using the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens, BrusH20, and 2 Way Glue
!)

ALL ENTRIES WILL RECEIVE A SPECIAL FREE MARKER GIFT as our Valentine to you! And at the end of the contest, we will randomly draw from all the entries a “grand prize winner”- who along with your entry gift, will receive an awesome marker prize!!

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To enter, just draw or color a Valentine to Marker Supply OR take a photo of your Valentine’s Day craft using your favorite markers and pens.

Then you can either:
Mail us your Valentine via snail mail to: Marker Supply; 240 Great Circle Road; Nashville TN; 37228

Send a photo of your card/craft via email to emjae@markersupply.com. Make sure to include your name, and your contact address where we can send your entry gift. Also feel free to let us know which markers you used!

Or you can also post the photo to our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram pages!

(If you post your photo on our social media, send us a separate email with your contact information so we can send you your Valentine marker gift and notify you if you are the winner of the grand marker prize.)

We love those homemade marker arts & crafts and can’t wait to see what you guys do!

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