#fanaticalaboutfinishing Is Back!

We’re bringing back our Fanatical About Finishing monthly Instagram hashtag contest to encourage you to get Fanatical About Finishing! It’s a fun monthly event with a prize of one of these extra special Hampshire Sheen #fanaticalaboutfinishing two tone mugs going to the winner.

Would you like to own an exclusive money-can’t-buy Hampshire Sheen #fanaticalaboutfinishing 11oz two tone mug? Enter our Instagram contest each month and you could win one!

Entry is simple and open to anyone, anywhere in the world using Hampshire Sheen products. (See bottom of page for full rules):

Picture and Piece by David McLernon
  1. Turn/make a wooden item and finish it beautifully with one of the Hampshire Sheen range of products;
  2. Take a fantastic photograph of the piece;
  3. Post it to Instagram with the hashtag #fanaticalaboutfinishing;
  4. Sit back and wait to hear from us if you’ve one. Easy peasy.

*Extra kudos points to you if you creatively include the product you used in the shot!


The monthly winning piece will be decided on the quality of (visible) finish in the photo and the creativity of the photograph that best shows the fabulous finish you achieved with your Hampshire Sheen products. It must be posted to Instagram with the hashtag #fanaticalaboutfinishing in order to show up on this page. Each month’s entries close on the last day of the month with the winning piece decided on the first of the month and announced on Instagram and Facebook shortly after. See below for full rules. 

Rules (yuck, but there has to be a few):

1 The contest is open to Hampshire Sheen users the world over;
2 By entering the contest, you certify that you turned/made the piece yourself and that the finish used is one of the Hampshire Sheen range;
3 You may enter more than one piece each month;
4 Your photograph posted to Instagram must include the tin of Hampshire Sheen product you used to finish your piece, clearly visible in the shot and not superimposed (special effects are not permitted). The photograph must be posted with the hashtag #fanaticalaboutfinishing in order to display here and be entered into the contest. #hampshiresheen can also be used, but will not enter you into the competition;
5 Entrants do not need to follow Hampshire Sheen on Instagram or Facebook in order to enter (but it would be nice);
6 All competition entries using the #fanaticalaboutfinishing hashtag must be adhered to the rules dictated by Instagram/Facebook;
7 The closing date is the last day of each month, with the One winner chosen on the first day of the month.;
8 The winner will be decided on the visible quality of finish on the piece photographed and creativeness of the photograph posted;
9 The winner will be contacted privately via Instagram messages to discuss shipment address.
10 The winner will receive one of the mugs illustrated here. There is no cash alternative;
11 The winning photograph/piece each month will be reposted at www.instagram.com/hampshiresheen and the associated Facebook page at www.facebook.com/hampshiresheen together with the winner’s Instagram username. The photograph will be edited appropriately as the winner of that months contest and tagged back to the winning Instagram account.
12 Data protection: No sensitive personal data of any entrant is seen or kept by Hampshire Sheen Ltd. The monthly winner’s t-shirt size, postal address and phone number are required for the processing of the prize and passed on to the t-shirt manufacturer and shipping company. Hampshire Sheen Ltd, and associated companies will only use the winners data for the processing of their prize.
13 Fun is the aim of this contest. However, Hampshire Sheen Ltd reserve the right to cancel the contest without notice and without reason.
14 Regular entrants may win more than once! In this event, an alternative prize to a similar value will be offered, or the winner may decline the prize and offer it to another entrant from that month.
15 This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or other social media platforms.
16 Play fair and enjoy the contest and the judges decision is final. No discussion will be entered into.

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