Top 10 Gifts for Valentine's Day with Sublimation Printing 2023!
Get ready for one of the biggest gifting holidays on the calendar!
by Jeff Butler · Senior Strategist
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and that means it's time to get your marketing efforts geared up for gifts of love! Having a sublimation printing business puts you ahead of the game as print-on-demand personalized gifts and keepsakes are rocking the market!
Custom products do well in a shaky economy. Your customers will choose a custom keepsake product over a luxury item if you present it to them with the right combination of style and quality artwork. The products you produce have a value that's determined by what you put on it - make an impression!
Let's start our countdown and take a look at what's hot for 2023 in the custom gift world.
Stacked ChromaLuxe Aluminum Panels
Customers are more eager to purchase and appreciate one-of-a-kind products they know cannot be found anywhere else. Consider revamping your product line with innovative and out-of-the-box creations that will benefit your shop by differentiating it from competitors.
One example is to stack ChromaLuxe Aluminum Photo Panels.
Wedding photos, vacation photos, or night on the town photos - encourage your customers to give you good images to work with.
Custom Enamel Camp Mugs
Custom printed enamel camp mugs can make for a practical and thoughtful Valentine's Day gift. These mugs are durable, versatile, and can be customized with a special message or design to make them even more meaningful.
Our camp mugs are light and durable, made of stainless steel, with a tough enamel finish.
Watch: How to Sublimate Camp Mugs - Step-by-Step
Whether they use it for their morning coffee or as a decorative piece, a custom printed enamel camp mug is sure to be a hit on Valentine's Day. Photos from a recent camping adventure or couples retreat would look great!
Coffee is Always a Good Move
Give your customer’s photos or artwork a wake-up call with these high-quality ceramic sublimation mugs! A custom printed mug is a practical and stylish gift that can be used every day.
These custom coffee cups will quickly become their favorite morning accessory - and they’ll tell their friends and colleagues where they got them!
Ceramic mugs are one of our biggest sellers and that’s for a reason - when printed with custom artwork, logos, or photos, they’re a hit!
Pets Win Hearts with Personalized Products
Step into one of the most profitable markets for sublimation printing - The Pet Market.
Pet tags go perfectly with sublimation printing - add a name and phone number for the safety of the customers' pet.
Don't stop there - custom pet collars are huge business profit makers, and paired with a personalized leash, can make for a complete package your customers will love!
Custom Porcelain Jewelry
Custom printed heart shaped jewelry can be a creative and meaningful gift for Valentine's Day. Our porcelain shapes for sublimation printing are the perfect component for making custom jewelry.
Whether it's a pendant, earrings, or a charm bracelet, custom printed jewelry allows you to add a personal touch to the gift. Let your customers choose a special message, initials, or a significant date to print on the jewelry.
ChromaLuxe Hardboard Photo Panels
ChromaLuxe hardboard photo panels provide a sentimental and thoughtful gift that can help your customers cherish their special memories forever. Produced in a range of popular sizes and shapes, ChromaLuxe photo panels feature an extremely smooth UV resistant coating that exhibits brilliant color reproduction with exceptional image clarity.
Watch: How To Sublimate Chromaluxe® Hardboard Photo Panels - Step-by-Step
Table top styles include photo panels with easels, photo panels with kickstands, hinged photo panels, and a photo panel with a hexagon-shaped base. Wall mount styles are also available that include a ribbon for hanging.
It's no puzzle when it comes to love.
Custom printed puzzles are a unique and personal gift for any occasion - especially Valentine's Day!
Let your customers know that these puzzles can be a fun and creative way to celebrate love and spend time together on Valentine's Day. Whether they opt for a small, intimate puzzle or a larger one to work on as a team, a custom printed puzzle is sure to be a hit with their special someone.
Watch: How to Sublimate Unisub® Hardboard Puzzles - Step-by-Step
Custom Pillow Cases & Home Decor
A custom printed pillowcase is a sweet and romantic gift that can add a special touch to your customers' home. Custom pillow cases make unique wedding, anniversary, and Valentine's Day gifts that will be treasured for years.
Watch: How To Sublimate Linen Pillow Cases - Step-by-Step
Creating personalized pillow cases using sublimation printing allows you to transfer photo-quality images or designs to create unique keepsakes. The possibilities are endless, and the sublimation process doesn't change the “feel” of the fabric.
Heart Shaped Aluminum Tags
Not just for pets!
These metal tag shapes are made from high quality aluminum and come with a small C clamp bale for attaching to necklaces, bracelets, product packaging, and more!
Use your imagination and your customers will appreciate the details. Shaped aluminum pieces make great tags for flower bouquets, coffee mugs, wine glass charms - the opportunities are endless! Take your creativity to the next level and enjoy the rewards that come with that hard (or not so hard) work.
Watch:How to Sublimate Unisub® Pet Tags - Step-by-Step
Socks Are Still Hot!
Our Sublime® sublimation socks have a Polyester/Spandex construction that prints great and stretches well while also providing comfort. The patented Soft Touch thread provides a soft feel.
Custom printed socks can make for a fun and creative Valentine's Day gift. Whether the customer is into bold patterns or prefers a more subtle look, custom printed socks are a unique and thoughtful gift that their Valentine is sure to appreciate.
To help with production, the cardboard form included inside each sock doubles a printing jig and display card.
Watch: How To Sublimate Sublime Socks - Step-by-Step
Love they can take in their pockets - Key Tags
Custom key tags are a tried-and-true money maker in the print-on-demand world. Personalized key tags (or key chains) using Unisub® FRP are a perfect, quick, impulse buy for your customers. Great for monograms, family photos, pet photos, or any custom design of your choice.
Cool key tags bring big margins as they generally retail for around $12 to $15 depending on the level of customization.
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Don't forget to bundle products for maximum value!
Building and offering a selection of related products using a stylish design theme is an excellent way to build more value into your products. Bundling products makes for excellent gift sets - especially during the Valentine's Day gifting season.
That wraps up the Top 10 Gifts for Valentine's Day with Sublimation Printing 2023! I hope you found it useful. Until next time, keep on pressing!
by Jeff Butler · Senior Strategist
Conde Systems, Inc.
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