December 10, 2011

Calling all Creatives: Win an Elmer's Looks for Less Prize Pack


Did you know that Elmer's glue was invented in 1942 by a Georgia Tech chemistry graduate? The company was sold to Borden in the mid-1950s, which is why the Elmer's mascot, Elmer the bull, looks so much like his "sister" Elsie who graces the Borden label.


I can't speak for those who grew up in the 1940s, but as a child of the 70's I can definitely say that my earliest memories of childhood creativity were with Elmer's glue and school paste -- inevitably there was always a kid in every class who thought that eating the paste was a novel idea. I'm glad to say that that child was never me. But I digress...

Flash forward almost forty years, and you'll find me today still using the same reliable Elmer's products (and some new ones too). I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Elmer's Looks for Less Challenge where bloggers were asked to recreate popular home design looks with Elmer's & X-acto products. My entry was a reproduction of the Metro Train Station Clock from the Restoration Hardware catalog. Theirs sells for $995. I put mine together for $25. That's what "Looks for Less" is all about.

In conjunction with Looks for Less, Elmer's is giving TWO lucky Rook No. 17 readers a Looks for Less Prize Pack. Here's what's included in each pack:


Black 20x30 Foam Board  
White 20x30 Foam Board  
CraftBond All-Purpose Glue Stick  
CraftBond Repositionable Glue Stick  
CraftBond Extra-Strength Glue Stick  
X-ACTO Designer Series Gripster Knife  
Painters Assorted Colors Set

GIVEAWAY
Two names will be drawn at random on Saturday, December 17 at 11:59 PM PST

To enter:

Mandatory for your FIRST entry (a single comment)
1)  "Follow" Rook No. 17 with Google Friends Connect (click "Follow" under "Birds of a Feather" on the left-hand sidebar) and leave a comment. If your GFC account is set ups as "no-reply", leave me your email address so I can get in touch with you if you win.

For Additional Entries 
(leave a separate comment for each additional entry)
1.  "Like" Elmer's on Facebook
2.  "Like" X-ACTO on Facebook
2.  Blog about this giveaway, and paste a link to your post into the comment field here.
3.  Post about this giveaway on your Facebook page.
4.  Follow Rook No. 17 on Facebook
5.  Follow Rook No. 17 on Twitter



179 comments:

  1. That clock is awesome. I'm a follower!

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  4. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 6 post on Dec. 11, 2011. Thanks again.

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