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Travel Mug Printing using Sublimation -Video

Mug printing is a popular choice for sublimation printing because it’s fairly easy to get it right; you can never have too many mugs! Printed some travl mugs as end of school year gift for some teachers and thought to capture the stages, and also share the quick DIY process. Supplies used in the process […]

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Meet our Heat Transfer Materials.

Heat transfer vinyl, or HTV for short, is a vinyl-like material that permanently attaches to  another material when heated. Heat transfer vinyl is often used to decorate t-shirts, jerseys, hats, pillows, bags etc. A single sheet of heat transfer vinyl is made up of three different parts: (1) a clear plastic carrier sheet on the […]

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Glow Heat Transfer

Do you know we offer Glow In The Dark (GID) heat transfer? Glow in the dark heat transfer vinyl is not only for decorating bags, apparel etc. The possibilities are endless of what you can use this amazing material for. Suitable for cotton, polyester, blend materials, but not suitable for nylon 🥲 They are great […]

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How a T-shirt Should Fit

It is important we talk about the varied styles available since our last post was about some of the fabric type available in the market for printing. CMB understands how different each person is based on body type/shape; and choosing the right T-shirt can be a challenge, and finding the perfect T-shirt is an ongoing […]

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T-shirt Fabric Types

Colour Me Balloon offers many different apparel options, made from all sorts of different fabric combinations. But untangling the different types of fabrics, and qualities of those fabrics can be very interesting, especially if you are new to the art of printing apparel. All of the choices CMB offers are tested to ensure they are […]

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Ways To Use Stickers For Your Business

When it comes to using stickers for business purposes, many people struggle to come up with ideas. The usual question is ‘aren’t stickers for children’? You are right and at the same time wrong. Stickers can be a powerful marketing tool if used correctly. There is a large selection of customised business stickers available in […]

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Turn your Art to T-shirts

So you’ve created some artwork that people want to buy. Well done! Have you ever thought of applying your designs to more than just paper? Creating printed t-shirts, mugs and tote bags etc can help you reach a larger market and sell more work. There’s just a few steps you’ll need to follow to turn your illustrations […]

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Sublimation Printing

Do you know we offer sublimation printing at Colour Me Balloon? Am sure you are thinking “what’s that?” In simple terms, it’s a method of printing on a special paper that transfers a design unto a material or fabric using ink and heat which can be printed onto item such as a t-shirt, mug, plates […]

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Tips for caring for your T-shirts

We all want our customised printed t-shirts to retain it artwork, design and colours as long as possible. In this post we will let you on some easy tips to follow to maintain your printed t-shirts and get the most of your purchase. 1. Turn your t-shirts inside out before putting them in the washing machine. […]

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Custom printed face masks

Face masks are now part of our lives, allowing us to interact and get together. The truth is wearing a face mask may not prevent you from contracting the coronavirus or any other virus, but it can greatly decrease the likelihood of spreading germs from the wearer; whilst at the same time offering protection from […]