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It’s time for our second annual Holiday Giveaway Calendar! Everyday in the month of December we are giving away an amazing prize! It’s super easy to enter, just leave your comment answering the bolded questions below by noon EST 12/4 and one lucky winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries!

Today we are giving away a 500 Colored Pencils subscription by Felissimo

Spark your imagination 500 times over…

The only set in the world that matches the span and wonder of human creativity. Each pencil is its own story. A unique hue with an inventive name to inspire the far corners of your creativity. Like a time-release of inspiration and color, each month, over 20 months, a set of 25 colored pencils is delivered to the collector.

To learn more, click here

To enter just leave your comment answering this questions by noon EST 12/4:
What would you create with 500 colors?

We want to congratulate mrshippe on winning yesterday’s SINGER® CONFIDENCE™ 7467 sewing machine! Her comment was chosen at random from all eligible entries. Thanks to everyone who entered and good luck in today’s giveaway!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.35 PMby marinazar

    i would finish reading all my Josef Albers books, find amazing inspiration and create works on paper for gallery installation.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.34 PMby maja74

    With 500 amazing colors moving home to me I would be just like a child on Christmas Eve every month!

    I would use them to draw pictures, which I would then scan into my computer. I would then try to make embroideries for my sewing machine and ask the embroidery program which color of embroidery thread that corresponds to each and everyone of my new fantastic pencils!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.30 PMby ppisic

    With 500 colours i would play around to create even more colours, i would mix them and compare untill i get my own most beautiful colour…

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.28 PMby happybox

    I would arrange and rearrange colour combinations over and over again and eventually start drawing with them. But first I would just play, add, sort out and would have so so much fun!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.23 PMby chgonetshopper

    I would create a Christmas present. My mom is a retired nurse and taking art classes to tap into the creative side of herself that she never had much time for.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.16 PMby kayd4nce

    I would create a completely different world. Where people speak in colour and emotions are based on the colour spectrum of their mood. Where every breath is a different shade and every thought is a different pigment. :)

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.15 PMby cirque

    I would create an amazing nature journal with my daughter. There would be a color for almost anything we would run across.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.12 PMby bunnyflower

    500 colors? I’d make a giant rainbow ukulele in the sky. And then probably put them up like that photo- what a great decoration idea!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.07 PMby cowgrlwntsu

    I really wouldn’t know were to start, with 500 colors to choose from the possiblities would be endless.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.06 PMby spiderlily

    I would create a sculpture with them as an art piece to add to my art collection.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.05 PMby lovefabric

    Oooooooohhhhh! I might give these as a gift to my architect son – NOT, so probably keep them in my studio to make fantastic pictures, etc.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 09.00 PMby missymay

    I would love them forever and they would always be in order!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.58 PMby damianadesigns

    I would do a fashion illustration for each color! What a colorful collection it would be!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.52 PMby ainoa

    I would draw lots of pictures with the children i am bybsitting, I would also use them for school where i have to colour all the recipes we learn and create and I would draw some colourfull fashion drawings/designs (specially colourfull handbags!)

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.46 PMby sewjerri

    I would vow to use them up. Making beautiful and clorful pictures. The colors are so amazing that I would have to use the largest wall in the house for display.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.46 PMby prissy123

    I would give them to my nephew who is very artistic and just loves to sketch

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.44 PMby celestem

    I would draw the scene I wish I saw outside my window every day. Of course, I would use every color!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.42 PMby stephanie-s

    With 500 colors…I would certainly come up with the most creative (and beautifully colored) fabric for my upcoming textile design class!

    Oh and I would also add some color to the love notes for the hubby! :)

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.41 PMby januacoeli

    I would draw embroidery designs and reminisce about the days I home schooled when I kept large reams of vanilla and manila paper in our schoolroom with a large can of sharpened colored pencils nearby to inspire creativity. Finally , I would save them for my grandchildren.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.40 PMby seussian

    I would use them as my neverending imagination sees fit. Sketching my fashion line, illustrating my stories, or even sticking them in my hair and being more colorful than usual. :)

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.38 PMby Juliana Mateus

    I would practice for ever to understand and incorporate Toulouse-Lautrec.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.33 PMby marmota-b

    With 500 colours… I suppose I could make 500 pictures! Pity that you cannot win time in any giveaway.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.31 PMby uzbekistan

    There are so many colors from there to choose, it’s a really great set for a person who truly loves art. With 500 colors you could make fashion sketches come alive, have your walls pop with colors and whatever comes to your mind. All you need is to have a wish to do it, and not make it sit there unused.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.22 PMby peopleshootinghat

    I would draw a gardenscape on my bedroom wall!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.15 PMby manati

    This is easy I will Create my perfect line collection with this colors. It will be the longest collection ever seen with item for all seasons and all styles. And models of all races, will wear the clothes.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.15 PMby retropinup

    I would hang these on my wall as a work of art and use them for lots of fun girls scrapbooking nights.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.12 PMby stefalufagus

    With 500 colors I could create anything that comes to my imagination.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.09 PMby erdronen

    I would use them to draw endless designs for my sewing! With 500 colors you’re sure to find the exact one you want every single time! What an amazing giveaway!

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.09 PMby lauraanne1082

    Given the vast choice of inspiring colors, these colored pencils are perfect for fashion illustration. They also look great in the pic just hanging on the wall.

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    Dec 3, 2009, 08.08 PMby debiomnistitch

    I love colored pencils they make the best pictures…

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