Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Rose Art Sidewalk Chalk Contest

Sidewalk chalk is such a fun way to enjoy being outdoors with my kids.  They love to draw on the sidewalk {and occasionally on our mailbox} and they especially love it when I draw for them!  When Rose Art contacted me about participating in a sidewalk chalk contest, I readily signed up!

I was sent three different packs of  Surprise Inside Sidewalk Chalk and chose one to use for my entry.  We were challenged to create some sort of outside project so I've submitted mine in the contest.  We'll see just how good my artistic skills are with sidewalk chalk.

I started out with this pack of chalk:

Since today marks the first official day of spring, I decided to draw a picture representing our favorite things about spring.  The girls and I came up with a list:  the sunshine, flying kites, going on picnics, flowers, Easter baskets filled with eggs, and celebrating the real reason for Easter.  The girls watched while I drew and they helped me to pick out the colors for each thing.  

After I was finished I had them take part of the picture.  Isabella wanted to sit on the picnic blanket and Mallory chose to fly a kite.  

Inside the pack of chalk was a surprise little toy, and that was required to show up in our project as well.  Our little surprise toy was a cute purple ladybug.

She found her home on one of the tulips in our picture.

I was impressed with how far this chalk went.  Our picture was pretty large, and there was enough chalk left for the girls to color their own picture.

Rose Art will be judging each of the entries and I should find out next week if I was a winner.

If you were reading carefully, you noticed that they sent me 3 packs of sidewalk chalk.

  Two of those {the ones you see pictured above} are to giveaway to two of my readers!  If you'd like to be entered to win one of these extra packs of chalk, just leave a comment on this blog post stating what surprise toy you think should be in the new surprise inside sidewalk chalk.  

The fun doesn't end there, though!  Rose Art is also holding a contest for YOU!  You have the chance to win a $200 Visa gift card.  That's a pretty great prize!  Here are the rules:

1. Go out and purchase a pack of the surprise inside sidewalk chalk {You can find it at Target, K-Mart and Wal-Mart.  It costs about $3/pack}.
2.  Create your own sidewalk chalk art and email it to me:  onlyfromscratch at
3.  I will submit your entry to Rose Art and they will choose their favorite one to win a $200 Visa gift card.
4. I MUST receive your entry by 4/8/2013, so you have a couple of weeks to work on this and submit it.

I can't wait to see what you come up with!

Ready, set, GO!!

I received a pack of sidewalk chalk to participate in this contest.  All opinions are mine.  


  1. I love your picture! It definitely is very spring-y! And I had no idea how huge it was until the girls were in it! I must say I'm impressed with your chalk skills. I'd like to win one to have on hand for when the kiddos come to Aunt Sherri's house :) I think a little bumble bee should be inside!

  2. My little one would love a car inside.
    tnxns09 at gmail dot com

  3. I'd like to see different dinosaurs.

    suziesweeps at


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