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Faber-Castell in my Art Journal & a Giveaway!

** This giveaway is over **

I had the chance to play with some Faber-Castell products in my art journal and I'm excited to share the results with you along with a giveaway!  (Details below.)

Mix & Match from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft makes designing with color simple. Choose a color set that inspires you. Choose a medium. Mix & Match as you create. Color coordinated palettes give you the freedom to design your project knowing the colors will work beautifully together. Perfect for all your design, memory and craft projects.

When they say the Gelatos are creamy, they are not kidding.  They are like butter.  So much fun to play with.  You can get a pastel-type feel by using them straight in your artwork, but then with a paintbrush and a little water, you can easily blend them into a water-colour look.  They are even strong enough to be used on a stamp and applied to your artwork. It is fun to mix up the different mediums. Add more details with the Art GRIP Aquarelle Watercolor pencil,  and even outline with the Pitt Pen.

Two winners will receive: A Mix & Match Mixed Media Sampler and Color Gelatos & Clear Stamp kit!  See below for details.

 Mixed Media Sampler Sets in Red, Yellow, Blue and Green encourage you to spread your creative wings and experiment with mixing mediums!  Each set includes a Stamper’s Big Brush, Gelato Metallic Stick, Pastel Pencil and Art GRIP Aquarelle Watercolor pencil.  Experiment with mixing colors and mediums or layer different mediums to create depth and details.  Or try using your rubber stamps with the different mediums to see which effects you like the most. 

 Color Gelatos are creamy sticks infused with brilliant color.  The color slides easily onto papers and can then be dissolved with water to create watercolor effects, or left to dry for vibrant bursts of color.  Try stamping with the Color Gelatos, or apply a field of color and use a stamp to remove the color.  Color Gelatos work wonderfully on flocked papers and embellishments too!  Color Gelatos are acid-free and odorless. 


Giveaway Details: Two ScrapScene winners will receive: A Mix & Match Mixed Media Sampler and Color Gelatos & Clear Stamp kit! Simply reply to this post and tell us what you think.  I love how these colour-coordinated little kits have everything you need to get started in mixed media.  I've got to go out and get some more colours!  I know you guys will love these too! What would you use the products in?  What ideas do you have? An art journal, a mixed media canvas, a scrapbooking page, or something else?  Comments will be left open until Thursday, April 28th/11.  Two winners will be announced on Friday, April 29th!

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  1. Vitoria B
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    perfect for all craft projects !

  2. Guillauma
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Want to try mix media, i think those pens are just perfect for that

  3. marianne b
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I would love to win these products.!

  4. Jillian
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Love, love, love Faber Castell’s new products. Thanks for sharing this!

  5. Julie (O-kami)
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Beautiful. I love new toys

  6. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    WOW! Been waiting for these products! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  7. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    What a fantastic idea!! I LOVE it!

  8. Terry Frias
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink


  9. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Love this idea. TFS!

  10. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Wow these look absolutely awsome and come what may I simply MUST get myself some of these.:)

  11. Nancy
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    These look so great!

  12. Diana
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    These are looking very interesting. Would love to try them! Hope I could win!

  13. Ona
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Give F-C an A+ for these very versatile tools/toys.
    Love ’em!

  14. Michelle Herrema
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Oh Em Gee….I am pretty sure I need these. My canvases would weep with joy!

  15. Karen Melbourne
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I have yet to try these but I want to so badly. I want to try them on canvases and different altered art. Crossing my fingers and I’am definitely going to subscribe to your blog 🙂

  16. Tina
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    These look FAB! I have finally broken through the ‘fear’ of wasting my scrapbooking supplies on layouts which are imperfect.

    Now, I am embracing my ability, as it is, and “JUST DOING IT”. It would be lovely to have something new to play with, maybe mess up with but ultimately, CREATE with.

  17. Debbie Painter
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Wow, this is an Awesome Giveaway!! I have seen these in magazine ads but not in person!! The Gelato’s look like they would be so much fun to work with!! Thanks so much for the chance to win!!!
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  18. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Either set would be wonderful to win, but I think the color gelatos & clear stamp set would really be great! I’d like to try them in my art journal.

  19. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Oh they look like so much fun! I would definitely create drawings, wall art and really just play freely to see where the medium can take me.

  20. Beth W
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I love coloring stamped images-so I would love to give these a try.The Gelatos look like so much fun.

  21. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I would love to try those gelatos — they look fabulous and I’ve been hearing and reading such good things! My stash of FC products continues to grow. I love their stuff!!

  22. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I love your pages and am dying to get my hands on some of these. I’m took a class taught by Christy Tomlinson and she uses them too and raves about them!

  23. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    these look like they will make art journaling/mixed media canvas creating much easier… thanks for the chance to win. the stamping technique really caught my eye

  24. Annette Abrahamson
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    would love to try these out!!!!

  25. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Oh my, these look really fantastic! I’m always in for something new and would LOVE to have a go at them! Thanks for this wonderful opportunity!!

  26. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Thank you for the chance to win. These look absolutely lovely! I can’t wait to find some (or win) and give them a try on canvas, clay and more!

  27. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Oh My Word! I love, love, love the looks of this medium, and I’m going to have to try these. Thanks for the chance of a giveaway.

  28. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I was so excited I forgot to tell you how, I’d use this product. I can see using it for rubber stamping, but my heart is leaning towards mixed media on canvas…ohhh I can hardly wait to get my hands on some.

  29. Kat Carter
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Oh my Dog! I’m so excited about these. I am the Education Coordinator for a retailer(very large Fabric/Craft Store) that carries your products, and I had no idea they worked like this! I will be opening some this Saturday to demonstrate in the store with our guests! What rich colours! Thank you for the opportunity to win some to take home! Kat

  30. Osnat Hazan
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I love Faber-Castle products and these kits look fabulously amazing! I would really love to try them, there are so many opportunities in these kits!

  31. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Oh!! These look like so much fun!! Would love to play with them in my new Inspiration journal… 🙂

  32. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    These look like so much fun!! I’m working on an art journal now and these would simply be fabulous to work with!

  33. Jodi
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I love learning about new products and these look like they would be so much fun to play with. Would love to try them out on some layouts.

  34. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Thanks for the information. I’m definitely going to have to pick up some Gelatos. They look fantastic!

  35. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Wow! Fabulous products!!! Thanks for the opportunity to win!! 🙂

  36. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I’ve been wanting to try these for the longest time…I’d love to have the chance to get some play time in.

  37. jenn h
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    OMG!! I have been wanting to try these out since I first saw them on Christy Tomlinson’s blog!! I have tried the Big Pitt Pens and they are fabulous but haven’t had it in the budget to try the Gelatos yet (which look equally as fabulous:). If I won I would use them in Christy’s new workshop “She Had Three Hearts”. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  38. Doris Atkinson
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    I love trying new techniques and products. If I were to win these Faber-Castell products (or when I eventually order some) they would be used in making cards and in creating art for our walls. I love the soft touch of the colors, It will be so exciting to create with them!

  39. McStamper
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    These look great. Thanks for a chance to win.

  40. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Oooh yum! I love how bright these are, perfect for layering colours on all sorts of projects 🙂

  41. Georgia
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Would love to win these products! Looks like so much fun!

  42. marla
    April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    eek! would love to win as I am dying to try these things out!!

  43. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    oh my!
    would love to win this.. Never heard of this before but it looks like something I was looking for for a long time. Amasing.
    Will have to find out how to get these over here in the Netherlands!

  44. April 25th, 2011Posted | Permalink

    Those are really beautiful!!!

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