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DTG vs screen printing - what's the difference and which is the best way to print t-shirts?

DTG vs. Screen Printing: A Comparison of the Two T-Shirt Printing Methods

If you’re looking to design and print your own custom t-shirts, you’ve likely encountered these two terms — DTG printing and screen printing. Both screen printing and direct to garment (DTG) are methods of printing custom designs onto fabrics. But what’s the difference between these two t-shirt printing methods? When

The 5 Best Swag Items For Conferences

There are few things people love more than getting a freebie, which is why conferences are like hitting the jackpot when it comes to scoring free stuff. We’re talking about conference swag bags, which are typically given out to attendees when they arrive and are full of items branded by

The Ultimate Guide to Font Pairings for T-Shirt Design

Bonfire’s design tool boasts hundreds of font styles, but sometimes it’s overwhelming to choose which font is right for your design. We’ve compiled a guide of font pairing best practices so you can design amazing typographic t-shirts for your community. And, if designing a t-shirt feels overwhelming, we’ve created typography

Learn how to sell your art online and make some extra money.

How to Sell Your Art Online to Make Extra Money

Did you know that there are lots of ways you can make some extra money selling your original artwork online? If you’ve ever been curious about how you could make money with your creativity, this post has answers to all of your top questions. Even better, we’ll offer up some of

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Bonfire’s Design Review Process

At Bonfire, our goal is to make you the hero of your community by providing amazing t-shirts and rocking designs! We review every design that is uploaded onto our site and work directly with our customers to make sure their design will print just right. Our production team handles each

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How to Style a T-Shirt

They’re sitting in your drawers, hanging in your closet and are simultaneously the easiest and most difficult thing to wear. Throwing on your favorite t-shirt is a quick way to prepare for anything the day has to throw at you. While wearing a t-shirt and jeans may be a classic

Check out our favorite thank you gift ideas and volunteer appreciation ideas!

Thank You Gift Ideas | 7 Ways to Show Volunteer Appreciation

Your volunteers, partners, and other helpers are an essential part of what you do. Of course, saying “thank you” is always a good idea. Anyone can attach a kind note to a candy bar or send a thoughtful holiday postcard. While those are definitely effective thank you gift ideas, they don’t

Weaving with T-Shirts

Emily Nicolaides upcycles T-shirt waste into an awesome wall hanging for the Bonfire HQ. The Bonfire Campaign model is designed to minimize t-shirt waste by only printing t-shirts that are bought and paid for– no leftover inventory, and no boxes of t-shirts in the garbage. But sometimes shirts print incorrectly

Great sports team fundraising ideas will engage the whole community! Check out our favorites.

Sports Fundraising Ideas to Help Your Team Raise Money

Raising money for your sports team can be a tall order! Paying for travel, equipment, and other miscellaneous expenses can quickly overshadow all the fun of the sport or athletic activity that brought your team together in the first place. Luckily, there are a lot of smart fundraising ideas out

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Together is Better: Interview with Lili Arnold

Lili Arnold is an artist living and working in Santa Cruz, California. She’s designed a few t-shirts with Bonfire, most recently this “Together is Better” shirt. She used this Bonfire campaign to raise money for RAICES Texas, an organization working with immigrants at the border in the midst of the

Design your own custom school spirit shirts in just 5 steps with our quick guide!

How to Make Your Own School Spirit Shirts in 5 Easy Steps

What better way to show school pride than with custom school spirit shirts? Customized school spirit t-shirts are perfect for any school, grade level, or special event, from elementary to high school. Whether you want to create custom school shirts as gifts for your students, as new merchandise items for

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T-Shirt Printing Tips: 4 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid

If you’ve never designed and printed your own custom apparel before, there are a handful of rookie mistakes to avoid! Read through each of these key categories of the custom t-shirt design and production process to learn more about these mistakes and how to bypass them: Choosing a t-shirt printing platform

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Interview: Becky Crump, Mindful Mornings

There’s no one in Richmond, Virginia who knows how to command a room and motivate people to meaningful action better than Becky Crump. In 2016, Becky launched Mindful Mornings, a free monthly interactive speaker series that brings do-gooders together to connect, learn, be inspired, and collaborate. Because of the Richmond chapter’s

Designing and selling custom t-shirts is a perfect mission trip fundraising idea!

How to Raise Money for a Mission Trip with Custom Shirts

So you’ve been called to go on a mission trip! Following your passion and faith to serve a community far from home is an admirable project, but not a cheap one. Chances are you need to raise some funds to support your travel and other mission trip expenses. Custom t-shirts

Custom t-shirts are a great addition to any of your swag bag ideas!

Perfect Swag Bag Ideas: 3 Custom T-Shirt Concepts

Who doesn’t love a swag bag? When you need to welcome someone, thank them, or promote your brand in an engaging way, nothing beats an assortment of fun and useful merchandise! Fun branded items are the perfect way to show your appreciation to supporters, partners, and prospective customers. The perfect

Make your own custom merch with Bonfire t-shirts!

How to Make Merch You Can Design and Sell Online

You’ve worked hard to build your audience and online brand. You love pursuing your passion and engaging your supporters, but it’s time to make all that hard work pay off. Now’s the time to design and produce your own custom merch! Whether you’re a band, musician, artist, YouTuber, or other

We’re giving away 20 free Shirts!

Enter to win by following us on Instagram and follow the rules listed on this post!  Bonfire Instagram T-shirt Giveaway – OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED

Bonfire makes it easy to order your custom t-shirts with no minimum!

How to Order Custom T-Shirts with No Minimum: A Guide

If you’ve ever considered printing your own custom t-shirts, you likely researched the best t-shirt design and printing services. Even more likely, you might have hesitated (or even changed your mind completely) if the t-shirt printer’s order requirements were much higher than what you actually needed. If you only want 1