Sunday, December 2, 2012

TUL Pen Review and Giveaway

Dec. 11, 2012 Winner Update - Sandra S has won the set of 4 pens from TUL. Congratulations, Sandra!

TUL pens has offered to host a giveaway of the set of four pens I am about to review. I must admit I've been a fan of the TUL pens since they first came out in 2006. TUL pens is a brand of OfficeMax and are only available there.

I thought it might be easiest to write my reviews with each of the pens and then post the review with the scanned photo.

For details on the Giveaway, skip to the bottom of this post.

 Ballpoint pen review (Medium point)
Rollerball (Medium)
 Gel Pen (Medium)
 Marker Pen (Fine)
Like most pen enthusiasts, I like my pens a certain way- rich flowing ink, a fine point and a weight that's not too light and not too heavy, although, sometimes heavy is good if it's weighted just right. These pens all had a smooth flow and except for one, they had a generous and even flow of ink. Two of the pens were fine point but the one I liked the most was the medium ballpoint pen.

I tested on two kinds of paper. In the photos above, I used Rhodia's Ivory High Grade Vellum Paper (heavenly to write on with anything) and in the photos below I used a regular notebook.

There was slight bleed-through with two of the pens on the notebook paper, but not with the Rhodia.

 Here's more of a close up with the four points.

Giveaway Information
You can win your own set of these four TUL pens featured here just by leaving a comment. The contest is open to US residents. Leave a comment by midnight Sunday, Dec. 9 and the winner will be selected and notified on Monday, Dec. 10. If you don't want to leave your email address in the comment, then just leave your comment and EMAIL me your email address.

You can earn additional entries by promoting this contest linking to this blog on FACEBOOK (Letters & Journals) or TWITTER (@LandJmagazine). Total entries possible are 3. Just leave a comment for each one.

Disclaimer: I received the TUL products mentioned in this post from OfficeMax in order to facilitate my review. The items featured in this giveaway are also provided by OfficeMax and will be sent to the winner directly. Opinions expressed in this post are 100% my own. I have not been compensated for this post in any other way.

15 comments:

Sandra Strait said...

Ooh! Thank you for the chance to win these Tul Pens, and for the review. My email is lifeimitatesdoodles [at] gmail [dot] com.

Cindy said...

Thank you for the review and giveaway :) My email is: i.love.typewriters@gmail.com

Lost City Denise said...

Oooh what a fine array of points. Enter me in the drawing please, I've never tried these~

Aimee said...

Awesome pen set :) I see this brand all the time, but haven't tried them yet. email: hippycrite at gmail.com.

Emily B said...

Thanks for reviewing! Love your handwriting, by the way. (Sending you my email...)

Tiffani said...

Thanks for the review and chance to win. I may have to go visit Office Max! knowlestc at gmail dot com

MILLICENT said...

Nice giveaway, especially since OfficeMax has become a scarce commodity :(


MILLICENT said...

Oops - ETA:

email = mhjanine@rocketmail.com

My tweet =

https://twitter.com/mhjanine4/status/275827944532869120

Melody said...

I haven't tried these yet.

melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

Something Different said...

I love TUL

Happy Day Mail said...

Put my name in for a chance to win :> sweetlodging@gmail.com

Unknown said...

Can you please make it possible for people to comment on your blog without having an open ID or connecting it to my Google account? A name/URL option would be amazing.

Here is my e-mail for the giveaway:

monsters . die @ gmail . com

Sarah said...

Thanks for the giveaway! My e-mail is: scribblingsarah at gmail dot com

Judy H in NC said...

I haven't tried them yet, but would love to win them so I can. If I can keep them out of my daughter's hands.

Jackie Flaherty said...

Congratulations, Sandra S (#1) You are the winner of this giveaway! Your pens will come from TUL. More info has been sent to your email address. Thanks!