Artwork Tips and Tricks

Imprint Types

Deboss: Your design is indented on the items surface.

Emboss: Your design is raised in relief on the items surface.

Embroidery: Your design is stitched on the items surface.

Hot Stamp: Your design is imprinted using a heated die and a pigmented metallic foil.

Full Color: Imprint is digitally printed on your item, allowing photos to be used.

Laser Engraved: Lasers are used to burn the imprint on the items surface.

Pad Print: A flexible pad is inked with your imprint and transferred to the item.

Screen Print: Ink is transferred through a screen on to the item.

Sublimation: Heat is used to transfer ink on to the items

Your Questions Answered:


What decoration methods are available?

Each item has a detailed listing of all decoration method available. Only the methods listed are available for that item.

How many colors can I imprint?

Each item has a detailed listing of the number of colors available for that product. Only the number of colors listed are available for that item.

How many lines and characters can I use for my imprint?

The imprint length varies from product to product. The limit for a particular product is displayed on our website at

What if I can't find the font style I am looking for?

Send us a sample of the font style along with your order and one of our graphic artists will match it to the best of their ability. You can also discuss it with one of our Customer Service Representatives when placing your order via email or telephone.

Can I have my custom logo imprinted on all of Novelty's products?

Each product we offer has a designated imprinting area. The amount of detail contained in your logo and the shape and size of the product you want to put it on are factors. Each product on this website contains information about the maximum imprinting area. If you would like us to advise you whether your logo will work on a specific product, please email it to along with the product to which you would like it imprinted.

What if my personalization requires more lines of imprint than you advertise?

In most cases we can customize the personalization process to meet your needs. If your imprint exceeds the maximum number of characters we will process your order but some custom art/logo charges may apply. We can also accommodate front and back imprinting on many of our products. Please contact us for more information.

Do you offer color logos?

We offer color logos on some of our products as shown on our website. All you need to do is send your colored artwork to We will match your colors as closely as possible but cannot accommodate PMS matching. You will be sent your color logo for verification and approval before we proceed with imprinting.

Do you offer custom design services?

We do! Any and all art design services are available whether it be full creation and design or simply rehabbing an older image to a higher resolution for company use. Full custom calendars are also available. Based on the extent of the work, some charges may apply.