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Louise-flj
02-04-2008, 10:50 AM
I am looking for a good white pen. I want it to be more of a fine point not paint marker. I want it for doodling and detail work. I had a good one, thought I would remember the brand, and threw it out when it was finished. To make a long story short, I have tried many different ones and none of them have really worked well, and I sure don't remember the brand. Any suggestions?

Scrappin' Sue
02-04-2008, 11:15 AM
I have a Marvy Gel Excel pen I like. I haven't used it much except to write on dark paper, but it works well for that.
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Scrapzz
02-04-2008, 12:06 PM
YEA! I can so answer this!

hands down the only white fine line pen you will ever again use is made by Uni Ball its called

uni-ball signo, its not easy to find but well WELL worth the trouble! buy a few you will never want to lose this

its this one,
http://store.scrapbook.com/jv-um153.html

Scrapzz
02-04-2008, 12:09 PM
this site seems to have them in stock with a good price

http://www.jetpens.com/product_info.php/products_id/380

YorkieMomma
02-04-2008, 12:17 PM
Louise, I had the same problem....I bought I don't know how many different brands and none of them worked right. I wound up throwing them out! Then this past Oct. I was in Michaels and picked up two or three more, as I was desparate. One of them was a "Gelly Roll" Med. by Sakura and it works great and guess what? It was only 99 cents!!!!!!!!!!! I just checked my receipt to make sure...I purchased it 10/25/2007.

I made this card last month and used my white Gelly Roll pen to make the white dots on the green scalloped circle...it works great!!!

http://www.pbase.com/snap2it/image/91448006/large.jpg

Pam

LoriS.
02-04-2008, 01:29 PM
I think mine is by Sakura as well and I like it. Whatever the brand I got it at Mike's where you can buy individual pens. Bring a scrap of dark paper (since they only provide white) and try it out while your at the store. I do know that I have two and one I like more than the other

illinimom
02-04-2008, 04:08 PM
I also got what ever Mike's had. Can't remember if it is the Gelly Roll or the Sakura

Cher56
02-05-2008, 08:44 AM
The best one I have found is from stampinup and I love it.

Cass17
02-05-2008, 04:58 PM
I think I have the Gelly Roll and Sakura and I really don't like either all that much. I'm going to try that Signo one if I can find it w/o paying $5 to ship.

Cass17
02-05-2008, 05:11 PM
I really like that card Yorkiemomma

YorkieMomma
02-05-2008, 05:51 PM
Actually the Gelly Roll Med that I bought at Michael's for .99 cents is a Sakura.

Pam

Louise-flj
02-05-2008, 07:37 PM
Thanks for all the info and links. I think I am going to go to Mikes and try to find the Sakura pen, but not the Jelly Roll, that is one of the ones that I threw out. I'll try that until I can find the Uniball Signo locally. I am thinking that is the one that I had and loved. Again thanks.

shaukc
02-05-2008, 09:09 PM
i agree the best one is from SU - i am ordering in a few weeks if you want me to order you one

copsmom911
02-05-2008, 09:37 PM
YEP Stampin Up is the best one I have found..............Sue

Louise-flj
02-05-2008, 11:24 PM
Shaukc, Thanks for the offer. I have just got in contact last week with a rep in my area and am actually meeting with her this week. I will have to add the pen to my shopping list, terrible thing to have to add more to that list, LOL. I actually never even thought about their having pens.

Taffy
02-06-2008, 03:23 AM
regarding the SU pens; is that the whisper white you're all referring to? just making sure when i order one, it's the right one. :D

gluemore girl
02-09-2008, 09:27 PM
Thanks for this question...I'm gonna check out Mike's!

blueyecicle
02-09-2008, 10:01 PM
OMG LOL I just bought 3 white pens lastnight at M's and the JGelly roll 99 cent pen was the BEST!

http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n199/blueyecicle/DSCN7871.jpg

YorkieMomma
02-09-2008, 10:50 PM
Christal, that is too funny......you bought the exact same three that I bought last Fall and come to the exact same conclusion that I came to!!!! Do ya reckon that great minds think alike?

Pam

thecountryrose
02-10-2008, 08:56 AM
Thanks Cristal for posting this picture!!! I just bought the Gelly Roll from Mike's yesterday, only ours are $1.29 :(, but I also have the Marvy pen and it does like your example- it leaves skips. I haven't tried my Gelly Roll yet, but now I'm happy I bought it :D.

thecountryrose
02-10-2008, 08:59 AM
How funny. I just noticed that the Marvy by you is $1.39 and here Marvy is 99 cents. How do these stores do their pricing?!

Oh, I just noticed that you are working on altering your keyboard :D.

blueyecicle
02-10-2008, 11:11 AM
Yes, every time I go to the bathroom or am sleeping in the morning Gage colors my keyboard...man it makes me mad.

thecountryrose
02-10-2008, 02:23 PM
Well, look on the bright side, maybe he is a natural born alterer :). Maybe you can give him his own stuff to alter and that would keep him away from altering the keyboard.