Due to the fact that my products are
digitally printed and can print up to 3m wide, our customers love the freedom
of making up just about anything!
I always encourage my customers to ask
if the item they want is not available, as i will always make a plan to get it
I also love a challenge!
Have you got a specific item that you
need to fit into a specific size bag? I can make it happen!
Do you have a specific event that
needs a specific item? I can make it happen!
Are our bags just not big enough? I
can resize it specifically to your requirements.
Have a specific style of bag that i haven’t
yet made… I will try my darndest to make it up for you!
You see, if we don’t have it, we will
go above and beyond and do our best to get it for you. And if we can’t, we will
definitely recommend a specialist in the field to do it for you! We have a lot
of contacts in various fields that could assist in making your dream item come
If you have an item that you require,
I will try my hardest to either make up the product myself, or source someone
that will do it for you. I try and be your ONE STOP SHOP!
Our fabric items can be made in any
size. I’ve had customers that have asked for specific sized bags. I’ve been
requested for little pouches to be made for things like Nintendo DS, USB hard
drives, laptops etc. However, when it comes to these sorts of things, I do
require the item to measure it up and ensure that it will fit 100%.
My fabric gifts have care instructions
that come along with it. See this post: for what substrates we use.
A lot of my customers are not aware that these
products can be washed!
Popping your lunch bags, book bags
handbags, pencil bags (we know how dirty these get), etc. are 100% safe to
throw into the washing machine! How awesome is that!
Here’s the reason why:
These items are extremely durable and
long lasting. My nephew has used his for
4 years now and it still looks good as new! And boy it’s been through a lot.
What makes the die sublimation process a bonus for us, is that you can happily
wash your items in the washing machine, without anything happening to it, as
it’s already been cured at a high heat!
So don’t hesitate to give your items a
good old clean! Another reason you should order from us, and not have to worry!
When you request a quote from us, we
will need to know if your items are double or single sided. And then of course,
the quantity that you require.
I will then quote you on design work,
if needed, and then printing costs. Great news about these is that courier to
your door is free on these items only.
Recommendations of substrates of our
most popular printed items:
- Business cards:
350gsm matt. I often find that potential customers might need to add some form
of text to their cards. Gloss, although looks amazing, is an unnecessary extra
Unless you’re looking for a VERY premium flyer, don’t worry about going for the
thicker substrates. You can quite comfortably get away with a 115gsm gloss
We offer them in:
Processing: Standard, Perforation, Holes, Perforation & Holes
Size: A3, A4, A5, A6, DL
Paper: 350gsm, 115gsm, 150gsm, 250gsm, 80gsm
Finish: Matt, Gloss, Bond
Sides: 1 Side, 2 Sides
Packs: 10 – 100000
The same applies here as for the flyers:
Size: A0, A1, A2, A3
Paper: 115gsm, 150gsm, 250gsm, 80gsm, 135gsm, Self adhesive Vinyl, Self
adhesive Vinyl removable
Finish: Matt, Gloss, Bond, Satin Matt
Packs: 1 – 100000
Hope this mini guide clarifies this up
a bit and helps you make an easier decision.
Here’s a better understanding of what
our fabric gifts are made of and how we print them.
We make use of die sublimation. This
means the images are initially digitally printed
on coated heat-resistant transfer paper as a reverse image
of the final design, which is then transferred onto polyester fabric in a heat
press operating at a temperature around 180 to 210 C (375 F).
We can print up to 3m wide and as long
as a roll of fabric.
We print onto polycotton and
Polycotton gives you a nice vintage
feel, and has a yellow tinge to it. I don’t’ like this option too much as it
doesn’t have a vibrant colour once printed.
Polytwirl is my favourite! It ends up
with beautiful, vibrant colours, and a shiny finish to it!
Both items are extremely durable and
long lasting. It’s a hit for our drawstring bags, and don’t get damaged after
one look. My nephew has used his for 4 years now and it still looks good as
new! And boy it’s been through a lot. What makes the die sublimation process a
bonus for us, is that you can happily wash your items in the washing machine,
without anything happening to it, as it’s already been cured at a high heat!
So, when your gifts arrive, they are
made to stand the test of time and last for ages! You can be assured of high
quality! The only reason you may need a new one is because your little one has
outgrown the little butterflies or monsters!
One of my passions is helping grow a
So, I take you through all your
branding requirements and again, offer advice with regards to the items you’ll
need or should consider. I’ll be able to tell you what you can skip for now to
save the budget, and tell you what’s most important.
Some of the products I offer are:
- Business cards
- Wall Calendars
- Vehicle Magnets
- Banner flags
- Promotional tables
- Banner walls
- Pull-up banners
As I am a
graphic designer, I also offer design for these items, taking the hassle out of
you still trying to find someone to do this. I will quote accordingly.
I have a new passion! Social media and
Where this comes in handy for you, is
me assisting new small startups that have absolutely no clue where to start to
promote their business!
I guide you in what type of marketing
and adverts you should be doing online. What platforms you should be using, and
provide startup designs for your social media platforms like cover photo’s,
profile pictures, etc. And so much more. It’s best to have a consultation and
we can come up with a plan from there.
I will also start offering content creation, which is something a lot of new small businesses struggle with. My favourite to work with are new mom owned businesses.
Ask us if there’s something you need, and lets start building your brand!
Not only do I do gifts but I also do
other Graphic design, including basic WEB design.
With regards to my web design, I often
offer payment in terms of a trade. So, if you’re a business starting up, I’ll
gladly offer to do your website in trade for the product that you’re offering. (Terms
and conditions apply) This comes with added bonuses like me promoting your
business on my business pages and bragging about your work to friends. Having
said this, if you can’t do a trade, I can quote accordingly. I do also do
As I am a graphic designer by trade,
this comes with many benefits to you. I do extra things such as e-invites which
are very affordable! From this, I can do all other party décor design to match!
I also do business design such as
logos, social media images, corporate stationery, flyers, business cards,
promotional items such as branded flags and gazebo’s etc.
So, anything that you need designed,
give me a shout a I can put together a quote and offer advice.
My gifting range is the most popular!
And personalize my favourite, as my customers pour their hearts into these
personal, sentimental items.
You have so many items to choose from.
I thought I’d make a quick short guide on the different people you need to buy
for and what you can give them.
The favourite here is personalize
our tote bags! The pencil bags are also a huge hit with teachers! We also do personalized
stickers with teacher’s name on it. Reward stickers that can also be used in
- MOMS: Tote bags again, makeup bags, and
most popular are the mini purses and handbags. The mini purses and handbags
usually get bought together. Watch out for our promo’s we often give the purse
free with the handbag!
- DADS: APRONS! Sunglasses bags, toiletry
bags, beard grooming bags. Mugs are popular too.
- GRANNY: Granny adores the cushions! Cosmetic bags are super special too. And
opening a personalized hand bag, which she brags with, and finding her sweet
grandbabies staring at her when she finds her mini purse!
- TEEN GIRLS: Make-up bags are great! These
can double up as bags for hiding sanitary items. In fact, our mini purses are
great for that too! Imagine a design that says PRIVATE: DON’T TOUCH!
- TEEN BOYS: Lunch bags, book bags, pencil
bags… And how about introducing them to shaving by creating your own shaving
kit with one of our make-up or toiletry bags?
- BABY SHOWERS: Our lunch bags make
FANTASTIC bottle bags. Our drawstring bags are great for all the nappy paraphernalia
too! Wet wipes, nappies, bum cream, nappy bags etc. fit perfectly.
- BRIDAL SHOWERS: Sashes!
Soon-to-be-MRS…! Makeup bags to take
with on honeymoon with her new married surname on it.
I’m sure that this mini guide has
gotten your mind working overtime! Let us know if we’re missing anything and we’ll
sort you out as best we can.
Would you love to do something custom
and personal, but don’t have a massive budget?
Did you know that Give Thanks
was originally started as company that supplies digital Thank You cards? And
now look at all the products I have added to the catalogue.
Give Thanks originally did a trial run
in the beginning to build a portfolio and get feedback from clients. I used to create
very personal cards for customers to send to their loved ones, colleagues,
friends etc. The receivers of these cards were always very touched with these
messages, knowing that they are appreciated, loved and thought of. It makes a
world of a difference to a person’s heart!
They were originally FREE cards, but
my customers started knowing the value of kindness and started requesting more
permanent memories, and hence my other products were born.
So, if you’re strapped for cash, think
of other ways to gift your love and appreciation. I still offer the digital
cards for free, so this is an option.
Otherwise think of other avenues. I
saw a lovely post of a friend of mine that came up with a brilliant idea! She
wrote down 100 reasons why they loved her husband / children’s dad onto sticky
notes and pinned them to the curtain! Me
personally, think that this idea speaks to me louder than anything else! I won’t
lie, I had a tear in my eye when I saw her post! It was so touching!
They ideas are endless, just get
creative and, of course, Google or Pinterest your heart out for ideas! Chat to
me too, I’ll be happy to assist in making your ideas come to life! It’s a bonus
that I’m a graphic designer, and always willing to help where I can.
I love to offer my customers different
options. It also helps them understand the difference between my products, as
well as makes them aware of the other items I may have available, which may
even be more perfect for the person you’re buying for. This is the most fun
part of the consulting. I make sure that you get the most out of your order.
My “cheapest” item that I have is the
mini purse. They’re incredibly popular, due to names being put on, making them
extra personal, and fairly quick and easy to get out, with a relatively short
These are great to use as: (The
options are ENDLESS)
- End of year staff gifts.
- Teacher appreciation gifts.
- Birthday presents! I usually pop in a slab of chocolate (yes it
fits in) and a gift voucher.
- Make-up bags, they fit eyeline, lipstick, shadow
- Pencil Bags: Perfect size for this too, although
I’m a stationery freak, so my stuff will NEVER fit. We do have a bigger pencil
- Spinners / marbles / Pokémon and other trading
card collections, etc. I think my son has a gazillion lying around!
- They’re the perfect spot for cash and those
pesky till receipts.
- I even use one for my tissues
The idea though with these mini
purses, although great to use on their own, they are perfect for up-scaling my
other items. My clients love adding matching items to it, like the handbags,
make-up and toiletry bags, sling bags, tote bags and so much more.