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6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next T-Shirt Fundraiser

If your nonprofit is looking for a new and creative fundraising idea to keep donors engaged this year, launching a t-shirt campaign could be the perfect solution for you. Thousands of nonprofits have added apparel fundraisers to their giving strategy, and Bonfire is one of the leading experts in fundraising

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The Power to Do Both: How Kristen Barnhart, of KB Illustration, Has Found Balance with Bonfire

If you are a creator of any sort, you’ve likely had a season of life where you’ve stopped and asked yourself how you can do all the things you want to do. Juggling work, family, friends, and your creative side-hustle can leave you worn out and drained of inspiration and

Our Favorite Podcasts for Nonprofits

With over 850,000 podcasts to choose from, it can quickly become overwhelming if you’re trying to find a new show. To help you out, we put together a list of our favorite podcasts to listen to in the nonprofit and do-gooder space. Not only are these podcasts inspiring and engaging to

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T-Shirt Fabric Dyeing Methods

Did you know that the way your apparel is dyed affects the way the final garment looks, feels and behaves when washed? When selecting a t-shirt to print on, the endless options can sometimes feel overwhelming, and might lead to questions about what exactly the difference is between one product

Bonfire Brand Assets and Press Kit

Our Story Founded in 2013, Bonfire is a free and easy online platform where anyone can design, sell, and buy custom products. The company was originally created as a way for people to pre-sell apparel as a fundraiser to minimize the risk and eliminate up-front costs and inventory. Bonfire handles

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50 Popular Adoption Sayings That are Perfect for a Shirt

Every year, hundreds of families use Bonfire to fundraise for their adoption. With such a large and consistent quantity of shirts launching on our site every week, we’ve seen a lot of amazing trends when it comes to the designs our sellers create for their apparel. While a small portion

20 T-Shirt Design Trends for 2020

Our 2020 t-shirt design trends are here and the start of a new decade has brought in some of the best trends yet. We’ve studied all our favorite designs from the past year to help you get ahead on all of the newest trends in custom apparel. Explore the 20

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Classic Blue: Inspiration for Your Next Shirt from Pantone’s Color of the Year

Design-minded people everywhere are celebrating the Pantone Color of the Year 2020, Classic Blue. Also known as Pantone 19-4052, this blue is both calming and bold, timeless and simple. To celebrate this fun new color, we’ve pulled together some inspiration for you to use as you create your next t-shirt

8 Creative Gift Ideas For The Conservationist In Your Life

Give a gift that warms the heart of your nature-loving friend and works to conserve the world we love at the same time! We’ve searched the web to find 8 of the best gift ideas that give back to conservation efforts for your special outdoorsy friend or loved one this

The Best Pet Celebrity Merch to Give as a Gift This Year

Pet celebrities are more famous than they’ve ever been, and buying your friend some merch featuring their favorite animal makes for a great gift idea this holiday season. We’ve reviewed all of the pet celebrity shirts that are for sale on Bonfire, and handpicked the top 13 items for you

2019 Best of Bonfire Winners

The people have spoken! Thousands of Bonfire Community Members have shown their support by voting for their favorite designs on Bonfire in 2019 and we’re excited to finally announce all of the winners. If you’re a winner, be on the lookout for an email from us soon with more information

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T-Shirt Fabric Types: Explained

Bonfire offers many different apparel options, made from all sorts of different fabric combinations. But deciphering the different types of fabrics, and qualities of those fabrics can be a little challenging, especially if you are new to the art of printing apparel. All of the choices Bonfire offers are tested

Comfort Colors: The Softest Shirts Around

Comfort Colors are the apparel option of choice these days, especially when creating shirts for a younger crowd. The soft fabric, neutral color options, and oversized fit is overwhelmingly popular for sorority and fraternity tees, mission trips shirts, and high school spirit wear. Why We Love Comfort Colors Because we

Gift Ideas for the Dog Lover in Your Life

Shopping for the dog lover in your life just got a lot easier. We’ve put together a list of this year’s best gift ideas for someone who is obsessed with their dog, or just dog-obsessed. Pick the type of gift that you want to give below, and we’ll tell you

How to Create an Online Store

In the age of the Internet, having an online merch store for your community, organization, or business is super important. If you are looking for a way to have an online store without paying any upfront costs or buying inventory, consider Bonfire, we make it easy for you have an

Product Updates for the 2019 Giving Season

The Bonfire elves are hard at work making awesome new product updates just in time for the giving season. These new features will help you maximize your sales during the holidays, and help you reach your sales goals even faster. Amazon Pay Your buyers can now check out with Amazon

How to Integrate T-Shirt Fundraising Into Your Giving Tuesday Strategy

Giving Tuesday is right around the corner, and your nonprofit is likely in planning mode right now. As your fundraising team plans for the biggest donation day of the year, you might be thinking about which techniques from previous years are you still going to use, and what are some

The Best of Bonfire: Enter Your Design to Win

Here at Bonfire, we love admiring all of the great t-shirt designs our community creates every day. From designs created to support a special cause or drawings that started as a doodle in a notepad and turned into a t-shirt design, we love seeing what creative design you come up

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