Super excited to finally have my Chameleon Color Tops from the Kickstarter program a few months back. No big unboxing .. lil man tore into this box the second we got it haha. He likes Happy Mail as much as his momma does.
Ok..so for those who of you who don’t know what a Kickstarter program is.. a brief explanation. Kickstarter is used by companies to raise funds to get new products into production and I guess probably gauge the public’s response to an idea to see if it is worth continuing with before committing to Big $’s in production.
Anyone who was involved in this one will tell you… the public responded… in a big way lol. this project was open for funding for a month.. and met it’s initial funding goal in the first 2 hours of going live. If you are a Chameleon Pens fan… that would come as no surprise to you at all LOL.
Various reward levels are available to suit funding partners of all budgets. Funding commitments started at $10, all the way up to a whopping $400+ for those people who just wanted it all. Each funding level had it’s own rewards associated with it. Basically you select how much you want to pay in to fund the project and you get the rewards on offer for that level BEFORE they go on sale to everyone else. Much as I would have loved to go all out for the “LOT”, I just didn’t have the funds available to do that * sigh. But I did jump in and get my Color Tops… and then on top of the regular rewards there were also goal rewards. As funding offers flew in .. a new goal level reward was added in…so on top of my color tops… I also received a bunch of extra goal rewards. The detailer pen, an additional blender pen, extra tips and color cards… there was also free online classes offered which we all received when the funding period closed.
Ok so..what did I pay? and what did I get … a $70 pledge got me the full range of the brand new product “Color Tops” plus the extras mentioned above. If you know what tip to tip blending is, and already know the concept behind how Chameleon Pens work…. then this will be easy to understand. Instead of coloring with one color and achieving your tones with the blender tops on each pen…. you can now tip to tip blend EASILY, ACCURATELY AND ….in COLOR!!! yup. The exact way you blend with your current Chameleons using clear blender.. but in color.
I am not going to gab on forever about this right now… expect a new post real soon, probably with video. If I can find a quiet minute to make a basic one I will.
One Happy Crafter… thanks Chameleon Pens!!! comes as no surprise you blew the funding goals out of the water again this time. And for all of you who missed out on the Kickstarter again this time… The new products will be available soon 🙂 If you haven’t seen these pens before…and this is your first time hearing the name … WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN !!!! lol
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