Valentines Smencils are made from 100% reused newspapers and plastic. Each smencil comes inside its own recyclable plastic freshness tube. Makes great Valentine's Day classroom exchange gifts.
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What Our Customers Say
Pencils were a hit! They smelled great and the price point selling at $1 each was a great money maker.
The smencils were a big hit! Everyone loved them!
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Mr. Boggess was great with work with and answered all our questions. We will definitely be purchasing again.
How it Works
How do we raise money?
Your group profits when participants sell Valentines Smencils to friends and family.
How do we pay?
Since the product is ordered upfront, you have the following payment options:
- Purchase order: If you're a public school, you can order without paying up front. A purchase order is a legally binding document between your group and us. Payment is due within 15 days of receipt of the product, which gives you time to collect enough money to pay your bill. You then keep the rest as profit.
- Credit card: Use our secure checkout process to pay for your product up front. We accept VISA®, Mastercard®, American Express®, and Discover®.
- Check: Mail in your payment. Your product will ship once your check clears. We accept personal checks, money orders, or cashier's checks. Contact us
Order Valentines Smencils at a discounted price and then sell them at full retail. The difference is your profit.
Do you offer pricing discounts?
Yes, we offer volume discounts. For more information, see our 'Case Pricing' table at the top of the page.
How soon can we start?
Valentines Smencils deliver within 4-7 business days.
How long is the fundraiser?
We recommend giving your sellers one week to sell their smencil allocation and turn in the money.
TIP: Use a tracking sheet to ensure timely and accurate money turn-in.
How much should I order?
The size of your order depends on the number of participants in your group and how many smencils you want them to sell. Since Valentines Smencils come with ten inner buckets of 50 to the case, consider issuing 25 to each seller.
To determine how many cases to order, divide the number of participants in your group by 20. Round up to the following case number if needed.
You can also use our 'Profit Calculator' at the top of the page.
Do you take back unsold products?
We do not accept returns.
TIP: Consider issuing unsold smencils to participants who volunteer to sell them in exchange for a portion of the profit. This way, you will maximize your profits as much as possible.
Can participants earn prizes?
We don't offer any prize programs with our Valentines Smencils fundraiser.
How much do they sell for?
We suggest selling Valentines Smencils for $1 each.
How many smencils are in a case?
500. There are ten inner buckets of 50. Each bucket contains ten of the five scents.
Are smencils individually packaged?
Yes. Each smencil is a No.2 graphite pencil packaged in its recyclable plastic freshness tube.
Can scents be mixed in a case?
No. All scents are preselected, and cases cannot be broken up.
How long do smencils stay fresh?
Scents are guaranteed to last for two years.
How are smencils made?
Smencils are fragrant pencils made from 100% recycled newspapers. Rolled newspaper sheets form around each core until the right pencil thickness results. Then they're hardened. This allows each smencil to be sharpened just like wooden pencils. Finally, we soak them with our gourmet liquid scents.
Is there a minimum order?
There is a 1-case minimum order requirement.
How much money can we make?
Estimating your profit is easy. Consider the following example.
A sponsor with 55 participants wants everyone to sell 25 smencils:
- 55 participants x 25 smencils / participant = 1,375 smencils
- 1,375 smencils ÷ 500 smencils / case = 2.75 cases (Roundup)
- 3 cases x 500 smencils / case = 1,500 smencils
- 1,500 smencils x $1.00 / smencil = $1,500.00 retail
- $1,500.00 x 40% profit = $600.00 profit
The profit percentage would be 40% because you must order 3 cases. See the 'Case Pricing' table at the top of this page. (Volume discounts apply)
QUICK TIP: Scroll up, click the ‘Calculate Your Profit’ button, and enter your group size and participant goal.
How soon do we receive our order?
Orders are delivered within 4-7 business days. The time to ship is dependent on your location from our warehouse.
Where do orders ship to?
Valentines Smencils ship from our California warehouse to all the lower 48 states.
How is our order packed?
Orders ship by the case.
Is there a shipping fee?
All orders ship for free. You also receive free shipping on any reorders.