Christmas is the BEST time of the year for custom merch. Let’s learn more about all the cool merch ideas you can use for the holidays!
We don’t have to tell you that the Christmas season is the busiest holiday shopping season of all! There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday… and that’s not even mentioning all the shopping that goes on throughout the month of December in preparation for Christmas and New Year’s.
The short of it is… There is a lot of money to be made. Whether you own a brick & mortar store or operate an online store, you have to have Christmas merchandise. Let’s learn more!
Custom Product Ideas for Christmas Merch
You can use just about any type of custom patch for this year’s Christmas merch! The/Studio offers the following types of patches:
Christmas-themed designs like trees, presents, elves, candy canes, and snowflakes are all great choices for patch designs. Don’t forget to add a backer card to make your patches retail-ready if you intend to sell them, whether over-the-counter or online!
Custom Lapel Pins
Lapel pins are an excellent Christmas merch gift. Family and friends can all share matching pins when they gather for Christmas Eve and Day, and take them home as party gifts. Lapel pins make a great annual tradition—you can give new ones out to family members each year! Adding backing cards helps make your lapel pins retail-ready and allows you to enjoy a higher markup, if you intend to sell them online or in-store.
Socks are an easy merch item no matter the holiday, because everyone needs and wears ‘em! We recommend adding a header card to make them retail-ready if you plan to sell them. If you’re giving them away to friends, family, clients, or staff, then just go ahead and start crafting some fun Christmas designs—perhaps adorned with symbols like gingerbread men, candy canes, Christmas trees, presents, and reindeer!
Did you forget that stickers are trending in 2022? You can come up with a Christmas-themed sticker pack with different designs or you can do individual Christmas stickers to give out one by one. Like all small custom merch, we recommend adding a backer card to make them retail-ready.
Custom Cufflinks and Tie Bars
Cufflinks and tie bars are an excellent choice for Christmas merch because, for many families, Christmas is a somewhat formal occasion. Christmas dinner, Christmas Eve church services, and the like often require dressing up. Custom-made cufflinks and tie bars with a Christmas theme let your customers stay fancy without sacrificing a bit of fun holiday flair. Make sure to add special packaging to get a higher markup!
Beanies are the perfect holiday addition to your store, they are warm and cozy, and everyone needs one in winter! Don’t forget to add hang tags and woven labels to make them retail ready
Christmas Made Custom and Easy
Christmas with The/Studio is the way to go! No other custom merch manufacturer offers as many different types of diverse merch items—not to mention the DOZENS of customization options, add-ons, and special design choices you can make when you design with us. Contact one of our Creative Specialists with any questions, or use our hands-on Create Tool to start designing today!