Personalised Gifts: The 12 Best Custom Prints For Your Business

Personalised Gifts - Best Custom Prints - Business - Your customers

Are you a talented artist or photographer, and you feel that you could push your brand forward but you don’t really know where to start? Do you run an amazing gift shop or a charity, and you think that you could increase your profit with relevant images or artwork? Do you require expert advice on what custom prints or personalised gifts would be well suited to your industry? If you’ve happened to ask yourself these questions, this article is probably the best thing you came across today.



Here’s the thing, your customers will adopt your products if they stand out from what they’ve seen so far. One rule is therefore applicable, and it’s called aesthetic. Yes, your design or image must fit the product format or material. For example, don’t try to make badges if you are making high-resolution photographs (too small!) unless you just want to promote your brand name on them.

Here’s a list of the best  personalised gifts or custom print ideas that your business needs.

Rating system: ✓: Suitable — ✓✓: Very Suitable — ✓✓✓: Perfect Matching

 

1- Custom Tote bags

Artists:  ✓✓✓
Photographers:  ✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓ (Part of a range, e.g. I Love Edinburgh)
Charities: ✓✓ (Logo or design relevant to the charity, e.g. animals)

Shopper bags have recently been very popular and can quickly generate valuable profit for your business, with style. Look at these great custom prints:

Custom tote bag - Custom shopper bag

Custom prints - Personalised Gifts

2- Custom Tea towels

Artists:  ✓✓✓
Photographers:  ✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓
Charities: ✓✓

One large design or a repeated pattern will fit your tea towels perfectly!

Custom Tea Towels - Personalised gifts

3- Caps 

Artists:  ✓✓
Photographers:  ✓ (Brand name or logo)
Gift Shops: ✓
Charities: ✓ (Charity name or logo)

Caps are great for small designs such as brand name or logo.

Source: polyvore.com
Source: polyvore.com
Source: etsy.com
Source: etsy.com

4- Personalised Mugs

Artists: ✓✓✓
Photographers:✓✓✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓
Charities: ✓✓✓

Slim, mini, tall or classic custom mugs are an easy way to promote your brand. The result is always stunning, check out these cool ones:

Custom Mugs - Personalised mugs

Personalised Mugs - Custom Mugs - Custom Mug - Southfield ltd

 

5- Personalised Stationery

Artists:  ✓✓✓
Photographers:  ✓✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓
Charities: ✓✓

Be proud to sell your very own range of custom stationery to people who love your artwork or photography. Remember, everyone still has a use for a notebook to take notes and doodle!

Custom stationery - Custom prints

Personalised stationery - Personalised gifts

6- Phone cases

Artists:  ✓✓✓
Photographers:✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓
Charities: ✓✓

That’s a fact, phone cases are very popular amongst the youngsters. This Instagram will give you some inspiration for your business.

Source: instagram.com/shopgocase

Source: instagram.com/shopgocase/

 

7- Custom Garments

Artists:  ✓✓ (One/Two colour designs)
Photographers:  ✓ (Name or logo)
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓ (e.g. ‘I Love – city or country name -‘)
Charities: ✓✓

Custom t-shirts and jumpers are a very popular choice for screen printing your ideas. They are suitable for one/two colour designs and for pretty much any business!

Custom T Shirt - Custom print - Custom garments - Personalised T Shirts

8- Aprons 

Artists: ✓✓
Photographers:✓ (Logo)
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓
Charities: ✓ (Logo)

Custom aprons will bring your image to everybody’s kitchen! We would advise photographers and charities to stick to their cool logo or brand name 🙂

Custom Aprons - Personalised Aprons

 

9- Custom Cushions

Artists: ✓✓✓
Photographers:  ✓✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓
Charities: ✓✓

Custom prints on cushions are a creative way to market your medium/large designs!

Custom Cushions

10- Badges

Artists:  ✓✓
Photographers: ✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓
Charities: ✓✓

Badges are ideal for -very- small ideas! It might be worth taking a look at this cool Instagram page dedicated to fun badges!

Source: instagram.com/makebadges

instagram.com/makebadges

11- Custom Coasters

Artists:  ✓✓✓
Photographers:  ✓✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓
Charities: ✓

Coasters are always on display and for any occasions at home. It might therefore be a good idea for your business to get started with them!

Custom printed coasters - Custom coasters - Personalised coasters

Custom coasters

12- Custom Fridge Magnets

Artists:  ✓✓
Photographers:  ✓✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓
Charities: ✓

Small, cheap and catchy. Custom magnets can spread your message in a cool way. Even when people are hungry and rush to the fridge!

Custom Magnets - Personalised Magnets

 

13- Custom Printed Calendars

Artists:  ✓✓✓
Photographers:  ✓✓✓
Gift Shops: ✓✓✓
Charities: ✓✓✓

Custom calendars are a good way to showcase -at least- 13 of your designs, all year long!

Custom printed calendars - Custom calendars - Personalised calendars - Southfield ltd

 

This guide will help you make the most of your artwork. Remember to choose the right custom prints matching your industry or artwork characteristics!

May the force be with you and your business!

 

 

Author: Bastien Pageot

Bastien Pageot