(Closed) whats the best white ink pen?

posted 6 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

What about silver pens? They write well on dark paper…

Post # 4
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Honey bee

The only white writing utensils of any kind I have seen are for sewing. They don’t make ink pens in white, according to the office supply stores and scrapbooking stores I have seen. You can use any brand of silver gel pen which looks elegant on dark paper (and the post office has no issues reading or sending them).

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

There’s some sort of white poster paint marker out there which I just used last week and it is amazing. It’s a sharpie, google it.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I’ve used something called a ZIG pen, but ZIG makes a lot of different types of pens and I can’t remember what the model was called! It may have had “chalk” in the title. Anyway, the white ink will dry matte on dark paper. 

Otherwise, you can always use a gel pen of some sort, which will produce a slightly different effect–the ink will be a bit raised off the surface. But most of those brands will work. 

Your best bet is to go to a general art supply store (if you’ve got one local) with a sample of your paper and ask them for their recommendation. 

 

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