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And the Winner is….

YOU! Ok, well it could be- all you need to do is whip an AH-mazing design and enter THIS contest!

To celebrate their first tour, our favorite band, California Wives, is offering you the chance to DESIGN their Tour Poster with Sharpie! The winner walks way with major bragging rights and $500 buck-a-roos!

Are your hands shaking with excitement? Well, then head over and check out all the rules and Start Something!

Be sure to share your entries with us on Facebook or tag us on Pinterest!

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Sharpie Degrees of Separation

Google recently launched Bacon Number, a fun little game where you can search any actor’s name into it’s search bar and WHAM you get their Bacon Number, the degree in which said person is connected to the actor Kevin Bacon.

So, being the ULTRA famous professional that we are, we took a pretty confident stab at it, and whadya know: Sharpie comes up with nothing! Nada! Zilch! HOW is this even possible?! We are a revered actor-ess (oh, yes, we are THAT good and can play all parts), we have walked the red carpets, waved to the masses, dressed up and photographed with the stars and yet, still no recognition for the brilliant role we play in Hollywood!

It is a travesty, I tell you, A TRAVESTY! Snookie even had a Bacon Number, for goodness sake!

So, Google,  consider this our official grievance.  We are calling foul and proclaiming to the world that we are indeed pretty darn connected to Mr. Bacon

Watch out IMDb… we are coming for you next!

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Your Wish Is My Command

You can stop rubbing your magic lamp because Project Canvas is granting you the ultimate trifecta of Sharpie splendor; sweet new kicks, celebrity swag and uncapped Sharpie creativity. Oh, but it doesn’t stop there—you even get a FOURTH bonus wish: it is all for an AWESOME cause!

Project Canvas is a socially conscious company that promotes creativity amongst youth by supporting underfunded creative arts programs in public schools and to kick off their program, they are auctioning off celebrity designed sneaks! These A-list sneakers are being auctioned off through Wednesday in support of the Urban Arts Partnership, so, if you have a pretty penny to spare, hop on over and treat your feet!

Here’s a little taste of who’s uncapping what’s inside for charity!

Ellen's very own dancing shoes

Creative mastermind, Cee-Lo Green

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Celebrity Check-Up

As we are a little more than half- way through October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it seemed the perfect time for a “who’s-who” in the autograph world for Ink it Pink! To date, we have collected more than 1,000 signatures (and counting) that are being uploaded to our gallery  by celebrities and fans alike!

Check out some of the Sharpie stars below and be sure to add your own at sharpie.com!

 

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Ink it Pink and Support City of Hope

Grace inking it Pink!

Ready to Ink it Pink this October alongside your favorite celebrities, sports superstars and fellow Sharpie lovers?! This month we are making pink the new black in the autograph world as we kick off our annual “Ink It Pink” campaign to help fight breast cancer. 

We are challenging celebrities, our incredible fans and YOU to ink it pink for the cause.  For every pink autograph submitted to www.sharpie.com during the month of October, we will donate $1* to City of Hope, one of the nation’s leading cancer research, treatment and education centers.

The movement is already underway as rock star, Grace Potter from Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, has already signed on to the Ink It Pink effort!  Potter helped kick-off the campaign Saturday, September 24, during her band’s concert in New York City’s Central Park where she inked pink autographs for fans and encouraged them to do the same and send them over to sharpie.com!

You may remember last year was a HUGE success as hundreds of A-listers, from Hollywood movie legends and hall-of-fame athletes to revered rocks stars and respected media icons, lent their signatures to the effort.(Miley Cyrus’ Ink it Pink video is STILL our highest viewed on the Sharpie YouTube channel!)

Well this year is no different! The pink signatures have already started rolling in, including Shay Mitchell from Pretty Little Liars and 19-time Olympic medalist,  Michael Phelps, and you can help, too!

Shay Mitchell from ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars

 

 

 

 

 

 

How YOU can Ink it Pink and support Breast Cancer Research 

Want to lend your own Sharpie-fied signature to help out the cause?
Just follow these few simple steps and you’ll have your name alongside your favorite celeb in minutes:

1. Visit www.sharpie.com, (where you can also check out all the celebrity signatures.)  

2. Accept the Ink it Pink challenge and submit yours!  

You can also support the Ink it Pink mission and City of Hope by picking up your favorite Pink Ribbon Sharpie products, including the NEW Sharpie Pink Ribbon Pen, Sharpie Pink Ribbon marker, the Sharpie Pink Ribbon highlighter!  Sharpie has been a City of Hope partner since 2006 and in that time has donated more than $2 million to City of Hope’s lifesaving research and treatment programs by commiting to donate ten cents from the sale of each pink ribbon product.

So, join us this October and Ink it Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

 

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Neon Trees Starts With Sharpie

Alternative Pop band, Neon Trees, has been busy making its mark on the music scene since releasing their hit single, Surrender, including the song’s debut in the movie, Prom, earlier this year.   Check out Tyler, Branden, Elaine and Chris on Fuse as they show you what they started with Sharpie.

Stay up to speed on Neon Trees by following them on Facebook and Twitter.

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Ba-na-nas for 80′s Glam

Fashion’s famed stylist, Rachel Zoe takes time out to answer questions submitted to her website in her “Ask Rachel” section. Recently, a RZ fan posed a question in search of fashionable supplies to inject some style into her school routine. As always, Zoe responded with expert advice, listing a variety of items that will make you want to sit & be seen at the head of the class.  

 

Check out Rachel’s ”fashionably functional items” where she highlights Sharpie’s new 80′s Glam Limited Edition Collection!

There are so many next level options to explore, from a See by Chloe Backpack to a shocking pink Marc by Marc Jacobs iPad Sleeve and Sharpie’s 80′s Glam Markers. Browse my complete list of picks below and get ready to look ba-na-nas on campus! xoRZ

Forget your old school notion of backpacks and tote your books around in one of these:

1. See by Chloe Tomo Backpack
2. Badgley Mischka Canvas Backpack
3. Rebecca Minkoff Studded Backpack

Protect your precious gadgets at all times with iPad and laptop sleeves:

4. Marc by Marc Jacobs Jungle-embossed iPad Sleeve
5. Dannijo Reid iPad Case
6. Vanessa Bruno Sequin-embellished Laptop Case

The last step to accessorizing your education, throw these fashionably functional items in your bag:

7. Kate Spade Spiral Calendar
8. Sharpie 80′s Glam Permanent Marker
9. byAMT CLE 2gb USB Key
10. Smythson Bright Ideas Notebook 

 

 

Patting myself on the back for owning the Kate Spade 2011 planner. Eep! I’m just like RZ!

 

Do you like the Sharpie 80′s Glam collection? Do you like T-Shirts? Of course you do!
 
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Bring on the Heat!

At 9:27 p.m. on July 8th the top three free agents in the professional basketball league officially joined forces when LeBron James announced his decision to play for the Miami Heat, with his buds & now teammates, to essentially form a superpower dream team, or the Three Kings as some have coined the trio.  A momentous occasion indeed!

Taken from NBA.com

What does this have to do with Sharpie? — Sharpie will be front and center TONIGHT at The HEAT Summer of 2010 Welcome Event celebrating Dwyane Wade’s return to the team, and to introduce Chris Bosh and LeBron James to the South Florida family.  This once in a lifetime celebration is scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena with Live statewide TV coverage on FOX.  FOX Sports Florida will provide exclusive live coverage of the press conference, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET - Sharpie holding literally the best seat in the house!  At the press conference, all three allstars will be fully equipped with Sharpie Pens to lay down their signatures on to what could be the most important document ever to be laid in front of them… THEIR HEAT CONTRACTS!  Wade, James and Bosh will then autograph photographs that will be framed along with their respective Sharpie Pens.  The autographed photos & mounted Sharpie Pens will later be auctioned off to charity.

We will be posting exclusive footage from the event – so Stay Tuned!  Look out for the Sharpie Stainless Steel markers tonight and pick one up for yourself so that you can Uncap What’s Inside & bring the HEAT just like Chris Bosh, Lebron James & Dwyane Wade!

Uncap  What’s Inside