Monday, 27 August 2012

Mystery Vaseline contest!


Vaseline have another mystery flavour in the pipeline, and they've decided to begin the launch with a blogger crafting competition. Mystery tins were mailed out to UK bloggers with a juicy selection of crafty bits including sequins, ribbons and glitter. Our task: guess the new flavour and jazz up the blank tin using our creative skillz. The payoff: a trip to Paris for us if the tin is picked... and a trip to Paris for a lucky reader too.

My eyes generally light up at the prospect of anything crafty, so I was thrilled to empty out a Jiffy bag full of these exciting art supplies.


Also inside the bag were some clues as to the mystery flavour.


If that weren't enough, one of the ingredients on the tin is "wine extract"... so I think it's pretty safe to say that the new flavour is... Pink champagne.



I based my design around the famous quote attributed to Dom Perignon, the 17th century monk who was involved in producing the first champagne. On first tasting the bubbly, he supposedly said "Come quickly, I am drinking the stars!"





Whether or not that's true, it was good inspiration for my star-covered tin. I also gave it a studded edge with some some pink gem decals, and added a bit of glitter to some of the stars.


The new Vaseline flavour will go on sale in Selfridges on 5th September, costing £3.49.

We've also been told that the people at Vaseline would really like to hear your suggestions for future limited editions. So if there's a flavour you'd like to see created, let us know in the comments.

Disclosure: tin and craft bits supplied by PR

10 comments:

  1. Ooh this is my favourite one of all the designs I've seen so far! It's very cute. I hope you get that Paris trip :)

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    1. Thanks Joy! Very sweet of you to say so.

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  2. I agree, this is my favourite design so far from all that I have seen! I think this should win!! xxx

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  3. Lovely design idea! What's the lipbalm like though?? Better than Creme brûlée?? That's my current favourite!!

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    1. I haven't actually tried the Creme Brulee I must admit. It's not flavoured but it has a light, fruity sweet sort of scent.

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  4. Very cute! I'd love to see a passion fruit flavour, I love passion fruit.

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    1. Nice. I saw a comment on another blog (sorry, forgot the name of the blog) requesting Chai Latte. I would LOVE that.

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  5. Blueberry cheesecake or Earl Grey for me, please.

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    1. Oooh, I'd go for Earl Grey. Unusual!

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