A Colourful Giveaway with Colour&Fun

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When Colour&Fun the online Amazon shop asked if I would like to receive some of their stationery and run a competition for my readers, it didn’t take me long to decide to say yes. As a slight (massive) stationery addict, I am strongly of the opinion that you can never have enough stationery.

 

Colour&Fun stationery pencils

 

There is just something so visually pleasing about seeing a rainbow of colours in pens and pencils. Each pen or pencil having so many possibilities depending on the hand that wields them. Sadly for my part I am horrendous at drawing, I do however love a colourful to do list or weekly blog plan.

 

Even mundane tasks such as writing the food shopping list for the week can be a bit less ‘meh’ when a bit of colour is added to it. I wasn’t expecting Colour&Fun to send me quite so much stationery, the huge box that arrived contained all sorts of colourful things. Here’s a quick run down of what I received and at the bottom of this will be the giveaway competition and information on how to enter.

 

So I received;

 

Fibracolor Rainbow Colouring Pencils – Box of 192.

 

The cool thing about these Fibracolor Rainbow Colouring Pencils is that not only are they bright, but they also come with their own pencil pots. There are four that interconnect and can actually be separated. This means that if you have more than one child, you can separate the pots for each of their bedrooms or so that whilst colouring they have their own pot and less reason to argue. This would also work well for school settings as well.

 

Pencils from Colour&Fun

 

Fibracolor Baby Color Fibre Colouring Pens Super Washable – Pack of 10

 

The baby colouring pens are suitable for age one plus and are so cute with little teddy bears on them. Aside from the cuteness though, there’s a reason why they’re suitable from such a young age.

 

They have vented anti-choking caps for safety, an essential for small children. Also with a rounded security nib on the end, they’re really one of the safest options pen wise. They’re also very sensibly super washable.

 

As there aren’t any children that small in our family anymore, these are one of the items that you can win in the giveaway below!

 

Fibracolor Colorito Thin Point Fiber Colouring Pens Super Washable – Pack of 36

 

The Colorito Thin Point Fiber washable colouring pens are finely tipped for more accurate colouring and drawing for older children over the age of three. These really do draw very nicely.

 

Fibracolor Aquarello Brush Tip Colouring Fibrepens Super Washable – Pack of 12

 

The brush tip fibrepens are my favourite sort of colouring pen for colouring in and the coverage is so smooth without streaky lines. These ones though, you can also moisten with water for a watercolour effect as you draw. So really just like painting.

 

Fibracolor Colour Change Magic Pens (9+1)

 

The colour changing pens are the second item that you can win in the giveaway. Basically you have 9 coloured magic marker pens here and one pen that is a magic changer pen. The changer pen when drawing over the other magic pens, changes the colour of the other pens’ ink. You can do some really lovely effects with them.

 

I have tried pens like this before, but since I’m giving these to use as a prize I did refrain this time.

 

Pens from Colour&Fun

Little Brian Classic Colours Paint Sticks (Pack of 12)

Now these little paint sticks are what I call pure genius! I used to love painting with the boys when they were small, but hated the mess of them knocking the water over covering their clothes in paint.

 

With the paint sticks you don’t need any water at all. They’re also fully washable and although they go on to paper really smoothly and nicely, it just rubs off of skin. Honestly genius. Obviously they aren’t as accurate and delicate as a paint brush, but they really are perfect for smaller children to use.

 

Colour&Fun Paint Sticks

 

Fibracolor Colouring Pens Colori Conic Tip Fibre Super Washable – Box of 100

 

All the colours of the rainbow and a lot more are covered by these conic tip pens. Like all the other pens these are also washable – definitely an essential when it comes to children of all ages. I love that there are so many different shades, for more realistic pictures. I remember as a child in all my pictures of myself, I had to colour my face in with a bright pink pen which ruined my pictures.

 

Fibracolor Bipunta Double Ended Fibre Colouring Pens Super Washable – Pack of 24

 

These double ended colouring pens are so handy. When colouring in you can use the thicker end for the big areas you’re colouring and the finer end for the more delicate careful areas. Or for outlining things. There’s also a lot of colours included.

 

Colour&Fun pens

 

MyBuild Patented Block Building Toy Base Defender Bricks to Fantastic Robot

 

The MyBuild robot is a bit of a random addition to this post with all its stationery, but it is something that we were also sent by Colour&Fun. My 12-year-old made it without any difficulty at all.

 

The robot’s head that you can see is actually a little figure of a man, which is great and adds to the ways in which you can play with the robot. Ours has been having wars with some of their other characters, so far he has survived well!

 

The only thing that I would say with this one, is that when you put on the utility belt that the small character owns, the legs of the character don’t stay on well on our one. This may just be ours, but as soon as you take the belt off they fit very securely again, so ours won’t be wearing it. It makes no difference really.

 

Colour&Fun My Build Mecha Frame 5

 

We loved all of the contents of our very large parcel from Colour&Fun. If you would like to win one set of the baby color pens and one set of the Colour Change magic pens, then please do enter via the rafflecopter below.

 

UK only and my usual competition terms and conditions can be found here – A Cornish Mum’s Competition Terms and Conditions.

 

Good Luck!

 

Stevie x

Colour&Fun Pen Sets

 

*Post sponsored by Colour&Fun, but all thoughts and opinions as ever are my own and honest*
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126 Comments

  1. Katie Skeoch
    24 February 2017 / 9:05 pm

    My friend is a fabulous painter! I have no skills like that at all, I’d love to be able to paint a lovely landscape

  2. Sadiyya Maryam
    24 February 2017 / 9:31 pm

    I can’t swim. Truly wish I had made more of an effort and not been so reluctant to try. That is why I made sure my daughter had swimming lessons from a young age .

  3. emma walters
    24 February 2017 / 9:38 pm

    i’m hopeless at anything arty/crafty, i always wished i could sing the most though

  4. Kate Davies
    24 February 2017 / 11:04 pm

    I’ve always wished that I could sing.

  5. Solange
    24 February 2017 / 11:48 pm

    I’ve always wished I could play the piano.

  6. Margaret GALLAGHER
    25 February 2017 / 12:36 am

    Arts and crafts -my whole family is great at yhis but not me

  7. 25 February 2017 / 5:24 am

    I’ve always longed to be able to play the double bass! I wish I was a better swimmer, too, which is probably a more realistic goal to achieve.

  8. 25 February 2017 / 5:53 am

    It always amazes me how many packs of pens and crayons our kids get through. You can REALLY never have enough pens and pencils! Where do they go?!!

  9. Tracy Nixon
    25 February 2017 / 5:56 am

    I have always wished I could knit and crochet!

  10. Mary
    25 February 2017 / 11:11 am

    I really would love to be able to sing.

  11. msedollyp
    25 February 2017 / 12:03 pm

    being able to sing – tone deaf dolly i am x

  12. 25 February 2017 / 2:38 pm

    I always wished I could play the piano. After learning the basics at school, I never really got passed Chopsticks, I have no idea how I actually got through my Music GCSE, but I did play the Saxophone (not that I could remember how to now). I wasn’t naturally gifted unfortunately, it was hard work x

  13. Kim Styles
    25 February 2017 / 3:49 pm

    I would love to have an artistic skill in painting -I draw and paint for my own amusement but would love to have been good enough to sell my art

  14. Isabel O
    25 February 2017 / 4:08 pm

    I really wish I could speak at least one other language, or more!

  15. OrkneyViking
    25 February 2017 / 9:12 pm

    the pens look really good

  16. Jo Glasspool
    26 February 2017 / 2:28 am

    I wish I could whistle, I just can’t do it.

  17. Keri Jones
    26 February 2017 / 10:18 am

    I would love to be able to drive! I’ve tried and tried and I just cant seem to get it :(

  18. abigail edkins
    26 February 2017 / 12:10 pm

    I wish I could sing…well ..Have a singing voice that people enjoyed not winced at

  19. Jean Ward
    26 February 2017 / 12:57 pm

    I can’t catch a ball – or anything for that matter!! Never on the netball or rounders team at school!!!!

  20. Emma Mason
    26 February 2017 / 4:50 pm

    I’d love to be able to draw or paint – I can bake, sew, even make jewellery – but the art of art eludes me!

  21. Helen Tovell
    26 February 2017 / 5:07 pm

    The ability to read music

  22. Farhana
    26 February 2017 / 5:33 pm

    I always wish I was a great cook or baker

  23. Gemma Bailey
    26 February 2017 / 5:34 pm

    I wish I could play the piano

  24. Alica
    26 February 2017 / 5:35 pm

    I have always wished I could play the piano! I tried, a few times and could never master it!

  25. kim jackson
    26 February 2017 / 6:26 pm

    I’ve always wished I could sing or had a creative hand at sewing , knitting or being able to make my own furniture. I admire really creative people :D thanks

  26. laura banks
    26 February 2017 / 6:59 pm

    i always wished i’d carried on playing the piano when i was younger

  27. Marycarol
    26 February 2017 / 7:28 pm

    I’d love to be able to sing – without everybody covering their ears x

  28. Anthony Harrington
    26 February 2017 / 7:47 pm

    I would have liked to have played the guitar and piano

  29. Corinne Henson
    26 February 2017 / 8:00 pm

    That I could dance, unfortunately I’m as gracefull as a pig :(

  30. mari sutherland
    26 February 2017 / 8:25 pm

    I wish I could ride a bicycle – I have no sense of balance at all

  31. Cecelia Allen
    26 February 2017 / 8:44 pm

    I wish I could swim but even after many lessons I still cant swim

  32. Sarah Mackay
    26 February 2017 / 9:05 pm

    I always wished i could speak another language

  33. Mel Turner
    26 February 2017 / 9:49 pm

    Id love to be able to draw

  34. Lisa Parker
    26 February 2017 / 10:04 pm

    I would love to know how to play a guitar x

  35. Penny H
    26 February 2017 / 10:09 pm

    I wish I could play a musical instrument too, but sadly I’m not that way inclined at all. I do love crafts though! The baby pens sound perfect for my little grand-daughter who is just coming up to 1.

  36. Ella
    26 February 2017 / 11:42 pm

    I can’t draw for toffee but always wished I could.

  37. 27 February 2017 / 12:58 pm

    All of these look absolutely wonderful! I LOVE stationery!

    Hmm which skill do I wish I had…. singing probably! I love signing in the car but I know I’m awful! Or public speaking… that’d be a great skill!

  38. simone lee
    27 February 2017 / 2:43 pm

    would have loved to learn how to paint pictures and flower fairys would be so nice

  39. Claire Nutman
    27 February 2017 / 4:33 pm

    Very much so, singing, how wonderful would that be? many thanks

  40. Sarah prescott
    27 February 2017 / 4:53 pm

    I would love to be fluent in Spanish or Italian.

  41. amy bondoc
    27 February 2017 / 6:10 pm

    ive always wanted to be able to knit! my mum did try to teach me but i just couldnt pick it up

  42. Angela Boucher
    27 February 2017 / 7:28 pm

    I always wanted to learn to play the violin, I even bought myself one many years ago but I was hopeless!

  43. Alison
    27 February 2017 / 8:07 pm

    Ive always wished I could sing

  44. Iris W
    28 February 2017 / 9:25 am

    I wish I could play a musical instrument, I tried to learn to read notes but I just don’t get it

  45. Jo Carroll
    28 February 2017 / 2:34 pm

    I always wished that I could ‘act’…I have no ‘poker face’ whatsoever so being able to put on a mask occassionaly would have really helped me all throughout my life? ;)

  46. Jayne Townson
    1 March 2017 / 9:02 am

    I’ve always wanted to play the piano. Thanks for this lovely giveaway.

  47. 1 March 2017 / 11:07 am

    I wish I’d learnt sign language when I was younger to communicate better with my deaf brother and then to use with my babies.

  48. 1 March 2017 / 10:56 pm

    I love stationery im a bit of a geek! I would love to win these

  49. 2 March 2017 / 2:54 pm

    I wish learning another language was easier, looking to learn sign language at the moment.

  50. Lorraine Stone
    2 March 2017 / 8:37 pm

    I just wish for all round patience really, can’t seem to do anything!

  51. Sarah Ann
    2 March 2017 / 9:26 pm

    I’ve always wished that I could sing!

  52. Shannon O'Donnell
    5 March 2017 / 6:03 pm

    I personally wish that I could draw too and be more creative, I love arts and crafts, however it doesn’t seem to love me

  53. Mickie Bull
    5 March 2017 / 10:55 pm

    I wish I was more musical, that I could sing!

  54. Katy Malkin
    7 March 2017 / 3:42 pm

    I’d love to play an instrument, especially piano or guitar. There’s still time to learn!

  55. Lisa Wilkinson
    8 March 2017 / 2:25 pm

    I wish I had the guts to learn the tricks to join a circus. It must be amazing to be an acrobat

  56. Linda Ford
    11 March 2017 / 8:50 am

    I always wanted to be great at cooking, really skilled and make anything!

  57. Ursula Hunt
    11 March 2017 / 11:41 am

    There are lots of thinkgs but mostly I would love to be able to play the piano

  58. cheryl hadfield
    11 March 2017 / 3:45 pm

    I wish I had more patience and the ability to relax more

  59. Lynsey Buchanan
    12 March 2017 / 2:40 am

    I wish I could sing as I love music

  60. Simon C
    12 March 2017 / 3:31 pm

    Always wished I was musical. Would love to play an instrument like the piano. All I can do with it is ‘plink plonk plonk’, Would be nice to be able to sit down and play something good.

  61. Harline
    12 March 2017 / 4:05 pm

    I always wanted to be a ballerina

  62. Katie
    12 March 2017 / 4:12 pm

    I’m not creative at all and rubbish at sports. I’ve always wanted to be good at sport and draw!

  63. Chris Andrews
    12 March 2017 / 4:41 pm

    I’ve always wished that I could draw well or play a musical instrument, is there any skill you’ve always wished you had? . . . as l am deaf and consequently tone deaf l wish l could have leant to play a musical instrument

  64. iain maciver
    12 March 2017 / 4:53 pm

    to be able to play the bagpipes

  65. Angela Treadway
    12 March 2017 / 4:54 pm

    always wished i could draw. i can draw stick people lol x

  66. Susan Smith
    12 March 2017 / 7:35 pm

    Would loved to be able to play the piano,

  67. pete c
    12 March 2017 / 8:11 pm

    I wish I was good at tying knots!

  68. Fiona Rennie
    12 March 2017 / 9:40 pm

    I would love to be able to sing

  69. Alison Macdonald
    12 March 2017 / 9:51 pm

    To speak a foreign language

  70. Jennifer Haden
    13 March 2017 / 8:25 am

    I’ve always wanted to be a good artist or be able to draw, just no good!

  71. jo liddement
    13 March 2017 / 8:26 am

    I would love to be able to crochet and make some of the wonderful patterns i see

  72. Laura Pritchard
    13 March 2017 / 7:13 pm

    I’d love to be able to sing well, I don’t even sing in the shower as I can hear how bad I am!

  73. Tasha
    14 March 2017 / 5:13 pm

    I would love to learn to play the piano

  74. Ray Dodds
    14 March 2017 / 5:18 pm

    Really wish I could play the piano

  75. maria blythin
    14 March 2017 / 7:58 pm

    i always wanted to play the saxaphone x

  76. Rich Tyler
    15 March 2017 / 1:17 am

    That i could play the guitar!

  77. Victoria Prince
    15 March 2017 / 9:32 am

    I’ve always wished I had a photographic memory!

    This post took me back, I had variations of most of these pens when I was young that I’d forgotten about! You’ve just taken me back to the wonderment and hours of fun of my Crayola (I think) colour change pens :)

  78. sheri Darby
    15 March 2017 / 7:17 pm

    I’ve always wanted to draw or sing – I am incapable of doing either

  79. Kelly Hirst
    15 March 2017 / 10:32 pm

    I always wished I learned to play an instrument I think it’d be very cool to be able to pick up a guitar and spontaneously play a song

  80. Ruth Harwood
    16 March 2017 / 9:45 am

    I can play an array of instruments including the guitar and trombone, but I always wanted to learn plumbing so I could fix anything that went wrong in my home, and sort the washing machine out when I need another instead of having to pay!! xx

  81. Katie Harmer
    16 March 2017 / 11:30 am

    I have always wished that I could draw. Everyone in my family can draw really well apart from me. I actually used to hate art at school. Even the stupid kids were good at art. If we did any craft work I always used to end up with something which looked like someting the cat had thrown up! I do, however, like colouring books and paint-by-numbers, it’s the closest I can get to something recognisable.

  82. michelle o'neill
    17 March 2017 / 7:39 am

    i would have loved to play the electric guitar x

  83. Angie McDonald
    17 March 2017 / 11:00 am

    I wish I could play the guitar

  84. Sally Collingwood
    17 March 2017 / 6:57 pm

    Would love to swim better

  85. janine atkin
    18 March 2017 / 9:17 am

    i wished a was good at writing

  86. Patricia Avery
    18 March 2017 / 9:38 am

    I’d love to be able to use both hands to play the piano rather than just one!

  87. Susan B
    18 March 2017 / 11:37 am

    It is drawing for me, too. I really want to be able to draw botanicals but I am hopeless.

  88. laura frost
    18 March 2017 / 12:02 pm

    i wish I could draw good too

  89. Peter Watson
    18 March 2017 / 2:22 pm

    I wish I could have kicked a football with my left foot

  90. Rachel Heap
    18 March 2017 / 2:43 pm

    I always wished i could speak another language i just dont have the patience to teach myself

  91. jen lloyd
    18 March 2017 / 7:20 pm

    i have always wished i could sing because i love music so much!

  92. Donna Caldwell
    18 March 2017 / 7:30 pm

    I’d love to sew better I’d make the kids costumes

  93. Miss Tracy Hanson
    18 March 2017 / 7:45 pm

    I really wish I could sing or play an instrument. I can’t sing for my life and definitely can’t play an instrument. Got told off at work for “singing” along to the Foo Fighters lol. Thought he’d complain more about me sneaking the Foos’ on in the shop (so the customers could hear it) but no, it was my singing lol! :) Good job I like my boss.

  94. Karen hutchinson
    18 March 2017 / 8:27 pm

    I wish I could draw and sing – terrible at both !

  95. Louise Ryves
    18 March 2017 / 9:51 pm

    I would love to be able to sing (in tune!)

  96. Sandra Fortune
    19 March 2017 / 7:54 am

    I wished I could sing and always dreamed of being an ice skater

  97. Andrew Hindley
    19 March 2017 / 8:20 am

    I always wanted to play the guitar but unfortunately i’m tone deaf!

  98. A.E. ADKINS
    19 March 2017 / 8:45 am

    I would love to be musical but alas, am totally tone deaf!

  99. Alison G Ellis
    19 March 2017 / 9:13 am

    I would love to sing

  100. james wright
    19 March 2017 / 9:14 am

    im a low skilled painter at the moment

  101. Jo Hutchinson
    19 March 2017 / 3:00 pm

    I have always wished I could play the piano

  102. Hayleyj
    19 March 2017 / 4:42 pm

    painting or knitting

  103. Anthea Holloway
    19 March 2017 / 5:32 pm

    I have always wanted to be able to write a best-selling novel!

  104. Kirsty Hosty
    19 March 2017 / 5:55 pm

    Being able to speak a foreign language

  105. Shelby Rose
    19 March 2017 / 7:40 pm

    My mum used to play the piano so wonderfully and I always wished I learnt, now she has sadly passed away I do miss her playing it

  106. Emma Nixon
    19 March 2017 / 7:40 pm

    speaking fluent in multiple languages.

  107. Jenny Rogers
    19 March 2017 / 11:23 pm

    I wish I was better at drawing. My mum started art classes after she retired and she has produced some lovely water colour paintings.

  108. 20 March 2017 / 12:23 am

    I always wished that I could play the piano or the drums.

  109. Carrie Talbot-Ashby
    20 March 2017 / 8:51 am

    I wish I was better at D.I.Y! My home is falling apart around my ears and I am so bad at fixing it up, a proper klutz! :-) I might take some classes! lol x

  110. hannah
    20 March 2017 / 9:32 am

    My kids will love this they like drawing and colouring

  111. Victoria Allum
    20 March 2017 / 9:39 am

    I also always wished that I could play a musical instrument, particularly a brass instrument such as a sax or a trumpet. Also wish I could learn Latin.

  112. Kat Lucas
    20 March 2017 / 10:31 am

    I wish I was fluent in other languages

  113. Sarah Parker
    20 March 2017 / 12:51 pm

    speak a language :)

  114. lisa colbourne
    20 March 2017 / 1:02 pm

    I wish I had the skills to be more intelligent!! would love to be a forensic pathologist , which means becoming a doctor first! sadly im not bright enough lol!

  115. lynn neal
    20 March 2017 / 1:12 pm

    I would love to be able to draw landscapes!

  116. hayley cooper
    20 March 2017 / 3:09 pm

    I would Love to be able to play the piano.

  117. 20 March 2017 / 3:52 pm

    I would love to be able to draw and just generally be very creative.

  118. Natalie Crossan
    20 March 2017 / 5:12 pm

    I’d like to sing xx

  119. Sandra Jo Siddall
    20 March 2017 / 5:23 pm

    I have always wished I could draw portraits like my uncle – He is amazing!

  120. Kim Neville
    20 March 2017 / 5:33 pm

    I have always wanted to be able to sing. I have an awful voice

  121. Jules page
    20 March 2017 / 5:41 pm

    I can play the piano a little but wish I could play better.

  122. Rachel Craig
    20 March 2017 / 8:56 pm

    To speak and understand a variety of languages.

  123. helenRMad
    20 March 2017 / 9:24 pm

    I wish I was more creative, one of my friends can just add a few things to a room and it just looks so classy

  124. Tee simpson
    20 March 2017 / 11:00 pm

    I have always wished I could sing

  125. claire griffiths
    20 March 2017 / 11:28 pm

    i wish i could sing or play an instrument

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