Symbols may be font specific, for example, | is available only with the Pencraft font, or available on with certain pencils that use larger print fonts. The font chart at the bottom of each order page, that lists available characters by the font, is the place to look to see if your desired symbol is available.
Emoji's and computer generated symbols are not available.
We strongly recommend you order white print. Until you get a feel for fonts and pencil color contrasts, white print produces the crispest, easiest to read text on pencils.
We're jumping on the wave of adult coloring books. We've searched for and found some that we think you'll really like and that make great gifts for your loved one who is recuperating from an illness, someone you know who needs a hobby in retirement, or a parent who would like to work on more [...]
We're very pleased to offer one of our favorite fonts, Freehand Script, on beautiful Natural Lacquered pencils. Not only are they terrific pencils with erasers that erase not smudge, but the Freehand Script harkens back to a day before computers when cursive demonstrated penmanship skills and personality. So while we are all celebrating the end [...]
Most web stores selling products post product reviews. I love reading consumer reviews for purchases I make online and in brick and mortar stores. The reviews can be insightful and helpful in deciding whether or not to purchase that identical product.We've considered publishing reviews, but reviews don't work the same way for Explicitly Yours because [...]
Welcome 2016! Here is a review of how our customers used personalized pencils in 2015:Passwords - One of my favorite uses for personalizing pencils was to print passwords. By using a pencil holder such as an old coffee mug on a desk, the pencil doesn't get lost. Slips of paper get lost and log books [...]
Providing customer service for a highly personalized product, offering millions of color & font combinations, that appeal only to a particular customer, for a particular purpose or event, is formidable. The key is that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so what we think is fabulous can be quite different than the customer's [...]
We're so glad you found Explicitly Yours™ personalized pencils! Pencils are all we print because we have a passion for personalized pencils. Personalized pencils lets you express yourself, be creative and have fun.We've been printing pencils and selling online since 2002. My advice is: Select very strong contrast between print and pencil colors so that the [...]