Ballpoint Pen Day + Make Life Beautiful Day Contest

Tomorrow is National Ballpoint Pen Day and Friday is National Making Life Beautiful Day, so we wanted to celebrate these two days with a fun contest! As you know Life is too short to carry an Ugly Pen, so get your Retros out for a chance to win a Buzz Tornado that uses the smooth and long-lasting Easy Flow ballpoint refill. It’s always good to have multiple Retros at hand, so enter the contest by following these steps and make life beautiful!

Contest Rules:

  • Create something that is beautiful to you, whether it is a drawing, writing a poem or musical lyric or even just writing “Make Life Beautiful” using a Retro51 writing instrument(s).
  • Handwrite within the creation #MLBR51  
  • Photograph the Retro51 pen you used next to your beautiful creation
  • Share it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tag us 
    • (Post on Retro’s Facebook Page or tag us on Instagram and Twitter @Retro1951)
  • Contest entries end Friday morning 6/11/21 at 9 am Central


Three winners will be selected by the Retro51 team based on beauty, originality, cleverness, plus other distinguishable characteristics that “make life beautiful.” The winners will be shared on our social media pages, given credit for their creation and contacted via the social media channel so we can mail you the prize.

Thanks from the Retro 51 Team


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4 responses to “Ballpoint Pen Day + Make Life Beautiful Day Contest

  1. Maja

    I love my Retro 51 Buzz Tornado 😊 Have a great National Ballpoint Day and National Making Life Beautiful Day, everyone!

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