Karas Kustoms Decograph Fountain Pen Giveaway

The Karas Kustoms Decograph is a very lovely pen. This version, the Sleeping Beauty, is a limited edition of 100, numbered 1 to 100, plus some review samples, like mine, numbered 000. They retail for $165.

I’m giving this pen away! To enter, leave a comment on this post saying thank you to someone you know (in real life). You have until 9am GMT on Sunday 4th February 2018 and you can enter only once. The winner will be picked using random.org and announced in a new post on this site. The winner will have one week to claim the prize otherwise a new winner will be randomly selected.

Good luck!


  1. Thank you to my friend Danielle, for being such an amazing and supportive friend. I just wish we got to see each other in person more often.

    (Thanks for the giveaway!)

  2. Thank you to my wife, Jessi. She makes every day better. It’s a pretty impressive record.

  3. Thanks to my wife for supporting me and our decision for me to be a stay at home dad.

  4. Thank you to my wife who loves me even though she doesn’t get my love for a great pen.

  5. Thanks to my best friend and pen buddy Helena for supporting me through recent mental health problems.

  6. Thank you to my husband who challenges the way I look at things and loves me unconditionally.

  7. I would like to thank my mother who for so long gave to our family and now sits in the hospital.

  8. Thank you to my advisor, Barry Mazur. It’s hard to believe more than 30 years have passed!

  9. My thanks go out to my wonderful wife who, despite having issues and complications of her own, allows me to find time and respite in my only hobby and personal indulgence, fountain pens and inks.

  10. I would like to thank my lovely wife for the wonderful 15 years we are together, this year is our 10th anniversary and I have to say that because of her I have everything I always wanted from life, a family.

    1. so cute. This year is also 15 years together for my husband and I (in two weeks!). We’ll be celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary this year too!

  11. Thank you to my husband Roger, who makes my life better every day 🙂

    (and thank you for the chance to win!)

  12. Thank you to my friend YuYu, who always listens and understands. I’m so lucky to have her in my life!

  13. Thank you to my friend sam who has always supported my decisions in life, especially recently 🙂

  14. Thank you to my boyfriend who actively tells me to treat myself (usually to pens) and is the one good constant in my life <3

  15. I would like to thank my GF for her support of my entrepreneurial pursuits and always believing in my success even when I am unable to believe in myself.

  16. Thanks primarily to my wife, who encouraged me to really follow my passion with pens and who has become my main enabler in this world!

    1. Sorry for the double comment – on the phone display it didn’t say it was awaiting moderation for publishing so, afraid it had not come through, I posted again!)

  17. Thank you to my late grandfather, Fred (Raymond Manley), who introduced me to the wonders of everything.

  18. Thank you to my mother-in-law for providing daytime childcare for our baby girl while we are at work. It’s so wonderful to know she is in good hands while we are away!

  19. Thank you to Desi who always inspires me to try something new.
    Inspiring me to try to write again.
    Can’t wait to write of our travel journey,
    Love Mom

  20. Thank you to my beloved husband D who keeps me sane, makes me laugh … a lot. … helps me through the darker days, puts up with my pens/ink/notebook and other hobbies/addictions AND buys me pens too !

  21. Many thanks to my wife, Virginie, for spending so much of her time and patience with my daughter to help her with her challenges (walk, talk, learn, behave…). She is doing an amazing job.

    (I don’t know if you read all comments, but anyway: thanks for that giveaway. The pen is gorgeous…)

  22. Thanks to my Mum, who is undergoing chemo, for always being there for me even when I didn’t deserve it. You are an amazing woman and I am proud to be your daughter and here’s hoping your indomitable attitude kicks this cancer into dust.

  23. Thank you to my best friend Zach, who managed to spot a potential fountain pen hobbyist despite not being one himself.

  24. I’d like to thank my wife for both keeping me grounded and letting me indulge in a little whimsy now and again!

  25. Thanks to my wonderful kids who are well on their way in their love of pen and paper, among other adventures.

  26. A heartfelt thankyou to my fiancé who gave up work to be my full time carer. I would love to be able to give him this pen to express my gratitude for all that he’s done for me.

  27. Thanks Emily for always being willing to listen to my fountain pen nerd out sessions.

  28. Thank you to my loving wife, who doesn’t always understand me, always stands by me!

  29. Thank you, mom&dad, for ensuring a beautiful and nurturing environment to grow creatively in. I’m so glad that I know this side of me.

  30. Thank you to the mechanic who made my car work again after it had an altercation with a pot hole earlier this week!

  31. I would have to thank my friend Michael, who is more experienced when it comes to the world of fountain pens and has been an invaluable resource in my journey.

  32. Thanks to my cats. Sometimes I need a cuddle. And thanks to them, also, for not bringing their eviscerated mice inside the house!

  33. I will always be grateful to my wonderful husband who spent 8 years and 13 deployments in the Middle East so I could stay at home with our children and finish my degree. I say thank you all the time, but there really isn’t any way to thank him enough.

  34. A bundle of thanks to my best friend and co-conspirator in all things fun – my sister Nisha. She supports my love for fountain pens by gifting me a fountain pen every birthday 🙂

  35. Thank you to my mother-in-law who supports my habit even though she thinks it is crazy and making sure my kid gets to school everyday.

  36. Thanks to our neighbor Jeff, who took care of our chickens while we were traveling over the holidays. They all survived the cold snap!

  37. Thank you to my husband, who loves pens as much as I do, and never says: Another pen?
    I would probably be like many at the Academy Awards – I have so many I could thank – so I will stop now.

  38. I want to say thank you to my boyfriend, my rock, my best friend, who helps me when I need help, there when I need someone in my presence and who loves me for who I am.

  39. Thank you so much to the young soldier who saved my life and gave me a second chance. He didn’t have to.

    1. oh how amazing. a true hero is so rare, sounds like that young soldier was one.

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