Black Post-it Notes to Get Attention

Black Post it notes and pen choices

I'm sure you have all seem some of the ridiculously artistic and amazing murals that people have made with Post-it notes, but I never really gave much thought to the Black Post-it Notes (via Amazon) and what they might be able to be used for.  It had me thinking though, these might make a great and unique calling card to get the attention of people at work since the standard yellow, blue, green, and pink ones can pretty much go unnoticed at times.  The … [Read more...]

Dry Erase Notebook The NUboard

NUboard Dry Erase Notebook Inside

I picked up this great looking NUboard Dry Erase Notebook from Jetpens early last year and just never got around to reviewing it because I thought I was going to have more need for it than I really did.  In the foreground you also see a set of Staedtler Fine Point Dry Erase Markers that we reviewed previously and picked up over at Amazon. … [Read more...]

Staedtler Lumocolor Correctable Fine Point Dry Erase Markers

Staedtler Lumocolor Correctable Fine Point Dry Erase Markers Writing Sample

Just about every dry erase marker I've ever used was pretty thick, even the supposed fine point dry erase markers I've used would probably be the equivalent of about a 5 mm gel ink pen, and thats not "point five" mm, thats FIVE mm.  They are just flat out thick, but then I found the Staedtler Lumocolor Correctable Pens (via Amazon) that are legitimate fine point dry erase markers that measure in at .6mm, yup, POINT 6 mm. … [Read more...]

Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker

Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker on a Glass

A few weeks ago we reviewed the Black Glass Weekly Planner from Three by Three Seattle, that came with a white dry erase marker, and although the item itself was really cool, the dry erase marker that came with it wasn't that great.  Today I've found a great alternative for it that comes in many colors, the Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker.  Side note, for complete transparency, this item came from JetPens free of charge for this review. … [Read more...]

Follow Up – Write Dudes Metallic Permanent Markers

Write Dudes Metallic Permanent Markers Writing Sample

A few weeks ago we reviewed the Write Dudes Metallic Permanent Markers, and based on a comment /question from reader Joelle, I decided a quick follow up was in order.  I'm glad Joelle asked the question which prompted this follow up post because it exposed something new about these markers to me that we never would have caught otherwise. … [Read more...]

Write Dudes Metallic Markers

Write Dudes Metallic Markers

During my usual surfing of for cool office supplies, I stumbled across the Write Dudes Infinity Permanent Metallic Markers, which is a brand I've seen at Target before, but never actually purchased.  Because these sounded pretty cool, I figured I'd go out on a limb and order a set. … [Read more...]

Sharpie Neon Permanent Fine Point Markers

Sharpie Neon Fine Point Permanent Markers Under the Blacklight

The brilliant folks over at Sharpie always find a way to innovate and spruce up the lineup when it comes to their always popular Sharpie Permanent Markers.  This time around, they decided to take the standard pink, yellow, blue, green, and orange markers and turn them into Neon Sharpie Permanent Markers that fluoresce under blacklight. … [Read more...]

Bic Mark it Chisel Tip Permanent Markers

Bic Mark it Chisel Tip Permanent Marker Bodies

A few weeks back, the lovely folks over at Bic sent a bunch of products over for us to take a look at and review.  Included in that package were these Bic Mark it Chisel Tip Permanent Markers, that are part of the Bic Mark it line that we have already reviewed. … [Read more...]

Sharpie vs Bic Mark it Permanent Marker Comparison

Sharpie vs Bic Mark it Permanent Markers

Not too long ago, a reader of the site asked if I could do a Sharpie vs Bic Mark it comparison.  This sounded like a good idea since the Sharpie Permanent Marker and  Bic Mark it Permanent Marker are the most popular markers available.  I like the idea of comparing competing brands so I figured I'd give it a shot and hopefully give everyone some helpful information if they are looking to buy some permanent markers. … [Read more...]

Bic Mark it Permanent Markers

Bic Mark it Permanent Markers

A few months ago I asked for feedback on some items that people would like to see reviewed.  One of the items that I was asked about were these Bic Mark it Permanent Markers.  In addition to a regular review I was also asked to compare them to Sharpie permanent markers.  For now, this will be a stand alone review of the Bic Mark it markers.  I've also got a few experiments in the works as I write this which will take some time to complete, so the … [Read more...]

Sharpie Brush Tip Permanent Markers

Sharpie Brush Tip Permanent Markers Close Up

The Sharpie Brush Tip Permanent Markers are a brand new item from our friends at Sharpie, and I picked up these along with a 12 pack from Amazon recently.  As a reminder, the giveaway for the 12 pack is still going on, so head on over and enter for your chance to win them. … [Read more...]

Sharpie Brush Tip Permanent Marker Giveaway

Sharpie Brush Tip Permanent Markers

  It's been a while since: a) Sharpie had a new product, and b) we did a giveaway here, so this seemed like the perfect opportunity to do a giveaway to start off the week.  This giveaway is for a package of 12 different colors of the brand new Sharpie Brush Tip Permanent Markers. … [Read more...]

Solid Titanium Pen with Capacitive Stylus Takes Amazingly Ridiculous Number of Refills

Available in Bead Blasted Matte Black, High Polished Chrome, and Bead Blasted Matte Silver

  Today while I was checking out one of my favorite non-pen sites (Uncrate) I came amazing pen, go figure.  This solid titanium pen with a capacitive stylus takes more refills than any pen I've ever seen before.  I'm really itching to get my hands on this thing to do a review, but it looks very promising.  You can find it here on Kickstarter, which is appropriate because I think this pen literally kicks the s4#!t out of any of the other … [Read more...]

Post-it Flag Permanent Markers with Ultra Fine Points

Post-it Flag Permanent Marker Full Body

I've reviewed different versions of these Post-it Flag Permanent Red Markers before, however I was about to do some major reading and research so I wanted to get myself a tool that would be good for notes on my documents, and easily identifying pages, so I figured that this was the answer. … [Read more...]

Post-it Note Wrist Watches and Some Other Small Updates

Post-it Wrist Watches

Now I don't know that these Post-it Note Wrist Watches are the most practical things in the world, but I do think they are one of the more creative forms I've seen a Post-it Note take.  Unfortunately I probably won't be ordering any of these Post-it note wrist watches, but I wanted to share with you quickly today for any of you that might be interested in picking some up for yourself. … [Read more...]

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