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Friday, October 31, 2014

It's All About The Kids Craft Blogging Event - Day 5

Welcome to Day 4 of the It's All About The Kids Craft Blogging Event.  Today, I want to talk about how much fun doodling can be and what a perfect crafty activity it can be for family craft time.  And doodling is more fun when you have a large selection of fun colors and great pens.  Thus, I'm delighted that BIC Mark It! is one of the sponsors for this blogging event and is giving away an amazing bundle of spectacular pens that can bring out the doodler in every kid!

BIC Mark It has a fun page on Facebook where they frequently share inspirational doodling and more.  They kindly agreed to allow me to share with you some of my favorite drawings on their page, which I find quite inspirational.

Doodle ideas for clothing.

Doodle ideas for nature.
Doodle sweet notes to stick in lunch boxes, or to give to friends and family.
Doodle inspiration pictures and words.

Doodle your imagination.
Just Doodle to have fun and create smiles.

The BIC Mark It comes in a Ultra Fine, Fine, Bold, Chisel and Retractable Fine points which you can find in collections of 5, 12, 36 or individual permanent marking pencil purchase on Amazon, Target, WalMart and various craft stores.  These pens can certainly be fun for kid friendly projects, but as they are permanent markers they are not appropriate for young kids.  Consider using with family craft times, where you have good parental supervision and judgement, if you have young children.

I love to doodle with these markers. They are fun to play with using a sketchbook and various papercrafts.  As the BIC Mark It is a permanent marker, it is also excellent to use on fabrics.  But, for a kid friendly project this week I used some plain greeting cards from Michaels and ran them thru my eBosser using embossing folders.

Then it was great fun to use the BIC Mark It pens to color these greeting cards and they also make for fun kid friendly projects!

It has also been fun to doodle with these markers on plain cardstock, as well as fabric.  Later, I'll share with you some fun projects with fabric and these permanent markets, to make gifts.

Did I mention a Giveaway ?

BIC Mark It is a sponsor for the  "It's All About The Kids" blogging event, this week,  and they have donated a set of 36 Colorpermanent markers and a set of 8 Metallic markers.

If you are interested in winning these beautiful BIC Mark It pens, please enter by using the Rafflecopter form below, after you have read the rules underneath.   And, for those that are on Facebook you an get an extra entry if you like BIC Market It's page, which I highly recommend. As mentioned it is a super fun page full of inspiration and tips.  And, for those of you that take time to visit all the blogs participating in this blogging event and leave a thoughtful comment on the respective blog posts, you can also claim an extra entry for each blog you've visited in the hop this week!.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Rules for this giveaway:
1) This giveaway is open to followers of SewCalGal that reside in the US.  The sponsor will ship a copy of this prize directly to the lucky winner.
2) Followers are asked to complete the rafflecopter form, which will be used to randomly select a winner on Sunday, November 2nd.  SewCalGal will notify the lucky winner via email and this post will also be updated to announce the winner, once they are notified.

Don't forget several blogging friends are joining me this week, to help share insights on kid friendly projects.  Here is the schedule and links to all the participating blogs.  You'll also find some great giveaways in this hop, but most importantly we all hope to inspire others to help provide opportunities and encouragement to help kids find their creative side and the joy of being crafty.

Monday, October 27th 

SewCalGal - Event kick off
Tuesday, October 28th 

Wednesday, October 29th

Thursday, October 30th
I Have A Notion

Friday, October 31st
Wendy Sheppard/Ivory Spring 

If you are a blogger or non-blogger and would like to join the fun and share insights on projects suitable for kids, tips, or tutorials, as appropriate, you are also welcome to join the fun and add a link to the linky below.  Non-bloggers can upload photos in a Flickr group called "It's All About The Kids". An InLinkz Link-up 

You can find Bic Mark It at:

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