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From Blank to Bank – A Product Making guide for digital printers!

Roland DGA presents a host of customized gift and product ideas and promotions for the holidays and beyond. Turn generic gift items and product blanks into something personal and cool!

Here are a few of the many gift items that can be customized with Roland devices, including the cost of blanks and production, that we feel have that extra bit of sparkle and magic:

Canvas bags

personalized tote bag

Design printed to heat transfer and pressed on canvas bag

Product Details:

Canvas bags and tote bags are fabulous personalized gifts and products – put a brand on it, personal message on it or stick a yeti on it!

Print details:

Printed and contour-cut on heat transfer material with a VersaCamm Series printer/cutter, then heat pressed onto a bag blank.

personalize tote bag

Product Blank Details:

Suggested selling price of finished item:

$22 – $35 each

 

 

Beer labels

personalized beer labels

 Vinyl label prints on beer bottles

Product Details:

There is a growing market for creating custom labels for home brewers, especially for those young craft brew fans and dads that just got a new beer brewing kit.

Print details:

Printed and cut on adhesive vinyl with an XR-640 inkjet printer/cutter

beer bottle blanks

Product Blank Details:

  • Bottle supplier – Kinnec
  • Price varies greatly on quantity needed

Suggested selling price of finished item:

$14 – $30 per roll of labels

 

 

Coffee table

custom pet table design

Design printed directly onto coffee table

Product Details:

With Roland UV technology, there are virtually no limits to the items you can print on. Personalize a table with decorative graphics, messages or add a bit of “awww!”

Print details:

Printed directly onto a coffee table with the LEJ-640FT flatbed UV printer

printing onto ikea table

Product Blank Details:

  • Blank found at Ikea
  • Cost – $ 13.99

Suggested selling price of finished item:

$35- $50 each

 

 

Socks

custom socks

Finished design being worn

Product Details:

Maybe you’ve already noticed, but socks with colorful graphics on them are a hot item right now. Roland’s dye-sublimation printers make it easy to produce sweet sock graphics and personalized holiday socks to help cash-in on this trend.

Print details:

Printed onto heat transfer material with the XT-640 Dye-Sublimation Printer then heat pressed onto polyester sock blanks.

dye sublimation socks

Product Blank Details:

Suggested selling price of finished item:

$15 – $20 per pair

 

 

Mugs

customized mugs

Finished designs spreading holiday cheer

Product Details:

The mug is the true classic of product customization and one that’s been made easier and more affordable thanks to Roland dye-sublimation printers. Practical and always in-style, a mug is a blank canvas for adding brands, designs and messages.

customized mug designs

Product Blank Details:

Suggested selling price of finished item:

$11 – $16 each

 

 

  • If you’ve used your Roland device to customize something cool, we’d love to hear about it. Feel free to comment or add any image links below, or check out even more holiday gift ideas on our inspirational Instagram page @WithRoland
Amber Costa

Amber Costa

Amber Costa is a marketing expert  who handles all things digital marketing, specifically email communications, user training and social media. She's currently living and working in sunny Orange County, CA but loves to get away as much as she can. Likes include live music, craft beer, sushi and pugs.