Spread Joy Not Smears with Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Pens Plus Win the Ultimate Shawn Mendes Experience #SpreadJoy #Sponsored
***Disclosure: I received complimentary samples to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% honest, and have not been influenced in any way.***
I have a confession to make: I am addicted to pretty pens. I try to avoid Plain Jane blue or black ballpoint pens whenever possible. I love bright, vibrant color, especially when sending handwritten notes. I just feel like something colorful and fun helps put more of ME into my letters. Blue and black pens are fine, but with colored Gel Pens, there's a literal rainbow of possibilities.
I have to admit, though, that not all gel pens are created equal. Many of them don't write well, or they smear very easily, leaving weird, colorful trails in their wake. It can be frustrating, to say the least. No one wants to spend time writing a letter just to have it become a big, smeared mess! I'm sure some of you can relate, no?
Recently, I was introduced to the brand new Paper Mate® InkJoy® Gel Pens™. I've been a fan of this brand since I was a kid and used their pens and pencils at school. My favorites were the erasable pens, but I don't think they make them anymore. After all, it has been about a thousand years since I was a kid. At least that's what my kiddos think.
Now that my children are in school, they seem to be just as enthusiastic about having great, colorful gel pens to write and doodle with. I couldn't wait to show them these InkJoy Gel Pens and see what they could create! My oldest, who is 16, drew the pretty picture you see above. Notice something? Hint: There are NO SMEARS!
The new Paper Mate® InkJoy® Gel Pens™ are available in pack sizes ranging from 1 to 14 pens with an MSRP of $2.49 to $24.99 at a variety of retailers nationwide including Amazon, Staples, Walmart, Office Depot and Target.
As you can see, this Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Pen assortment has every color in the rainbow, perfect for inspiring young minds to get creative. Whether they're drawing, taking notes, completing homework, or writing a handwritten letter, these InkJoy Gel Pens are up to the task!
We've had a blast creating notes, pictures, and scribbles with the Paper Mate® InkJoy® Gel Pens™. They write smoothly, and dry super-quickly which makes smearing a thing of the past. The colors are also incredibly vibrant, and true to the hue on the casing.
Overall, I would definitely recommend these pens for students heading back to school, or maybe to Moms like me who still enjoy the lost art of handwritten nots. These pens open up a whole rainbow of possibilities, and thanks to the fact that they dry rapidly, there will be no smears to ruin your creations.
Paper Mate® InkJoy® Gel Pens™ get an A++ from us!
Connect with Paper Mate :
You can check out these fab InkJoy Gel Pens and tons of other Back-to-School must haves on the Paper Mate website.
You can also connect with Paper Mate on Facebook, on twitter, and on Instagram to stay on top of their latest products and promotions!
Win the Ultimate Shawn Mendes Fan Experience :
To celebrate the launch of Paper Mate® InkJoy® Gel Pens™, Paper Mate InkJoy is partnering with Island Records Multi Platinum selling singer-songwriter and international sensation Shawn Mendes to “Spread Joy, Not Smears” during his upcoming summer World Tour. Now through December, fans will have the chance to join Shawn in spreading joy with new Paper Mate InkJoy Gel pens, available in 14 brilliant colors with vivid gel ink that dries 3X faster1 for reduced smearing.
“The simple act of sharing a handwritten note can help spread joy and make a positive difference in someone’s life. Shawn Mendes believes strongly in the power of the written word so the decision to partner with him for this program was easy,” said Victor Misawa, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Writing and Creative Expression. “Shawn is a true advocate for spreading positivity through his lyrics and we are proud that he uses Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Pens to inspire his songwriting.”
The campaign with Mendes continues the tradition of his #NotesFromShawn campaign withDoSomething.org, which was started in 2014 to help spread and promote positivity by encouraging fans to share notes with others to help brighten their days, boost self-esteem and to show the power of the handwritten word. The third year of the #NotesFromShawn campaign will start with the first stop of Shawn’s tour on July 15. Fans can visit DoSomething.org/Shawn for more information.
Paper Mate is challenging fans to spread handwritten notes of joy in their everyday lives. As a part of the movement, fans can share their joy-inspired messages with Shawn on Instagram and Twitter using #SpreadJoy. Fans can get involved by following these three simple steps:
Other ways Shawn’s fans can get involved in the Spread Joy, Not Smears campaign:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal resident of the US and Canada (excluding Quebec), at least 13 years of age. Sweepstakes ends December 31, 2016. Official rules available at www.spreadinkjoy.com
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I'm Brandy, a happily married, proud Mom of 3 amazing kids. If you're interested in building a working relationship, please feel free to e-mail me at: NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3@gmail.com
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