Displaying Your Sign Outdoors – A Guide

When it comes to signage for our businesses, events, or even our homes, it’s good to know how to keep them vibrant and clean so they’ll be good for years to come!

However, no matter what kind of sign you get, there will always be enemies outside—sunlight, wind, dirt, and many other external forces that can affect your sign.

That’s why we’ve put together a guide on how to properly care for your outdoor signage, whether it’s brass, aluminum, plastic, or even yard signs!

UV Laminate or UV Spray

Brass Sign for a Café Saying WATCH YOUR STEP

A UV laminate or spray can be applied to the majority of our custom signs. For brass signs, a UV spray is used to seal the engraved or printed brass with a protective barrier that will ensure that the sign does not rust and is not altered by UV rays when used outdoors.

For aluminum signs and yard signs, a UV laminate is applied to the vinyl overlay. The laminate ensures that the vinyl will stay vibrant even in harsh sunlight. It also adds an extra protective barrier against scratches and other damage.


Aluminum Sign Saying NO LIFEGAURD ON DUTY

Where you place your sign is just as important! The first step to ensuring that your sign is sure to last outside is picking the right place to display it.

A flat surface with well-secured mounting is a great place to start. Placing a sign on curved surfaces makes it more likely to bend or fall off when placed outside. So make sure you select the right mounting and placement for your outdoor sign!

We suggest mounting options such as pre-drilled holes or a strong adhesive tape that is meant to last outside.

Routine care

Engraved Plastic Sign Being Wiped Clean with a Washcloth

Checking up on your signs and performing routine care is a great habit to get into if you plan on having a sign outdoors for quite some time.

Sign care is quite simple, so this is one of your easiest steps. All signs are easily cleaned with a non-abrasive washcloth and some warm soapy water. Keeping your sign clean will keep it looking new and will avoid any buildup or staining from outdoor conditions.

Best Sign Types for Outdoors

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Now that you know how to care for your outdoor sign, it’s time to think about which outdoor sign will work for you! Thankfully, the majority of our signs at Custom Signs are suited for outdoor use.

Plastic Signs: For plastic signs, your best option will be an engraved plastic sign due to its durability and long-lasting design. When engraving signs, even though they will not be as vibrant and colorful as full-color plastic, they are less likely to fade due to sun exposure.

Aluminum Signs: Any of our aluminum signs will be a great option for outdoor use! The signs are made from rust-proof aluminum and durable vinyl. However, we do advise a UV laminate for extended outdoor use.

Brass Signs: Brass is similar to plastic in that engraved brass is going to be your best bet. Additionally, having your text oxidized and then given a UV spray will further aid in your sign’s longevity. The oxidization will prevent further rusting, and a UV spray will protect it from sunlight damage.

Yard Signs: All of our yard signs are ideal for outdoor use, and, just like the aluminum signs, they will benefit from a UV laminate. This is for when you intend on having your yard sign outdoors for quite some time to really get your message across!

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Be sure you know that you’re getting the right outdoor sign for you or your business! With so many sign options and designs, it can be tough to choose, but here at Custom Signs, we can help you decide!

How It Works: Oxidizing Engraved Brass Plates

One of our most commonly chosen modifications to engraved brass plates is the choice to oxidize your engravings.

A standard engraved brass plate has a shiny, reflective finish that is quite stylish and sleek. However, from a distance, the engraving can be harder to read. This is where oxidation comes in handy.

So how does oxidizing your custom brass plate help you?

Oxidizing engraved brass plates gives your sign a unique and elegant look while also preventing your engraving from further oxidization. This allows your sign to last longer without corrosion or signs of tarnishing.

Here’s how it works:

Every brass plate is engraved using a diamond-tip rotary with whatever custom text you choose.

An Engraved Brass Plate Saying Restroom for Customers Only

After being engraved, a solution is carefully brushed over the brass plate.

An Oxidization Solution Being Applied to the Engraved Areas of the Brass Plate

After the solution is applied, the brass quickly oxidizes, only taking about 30 seconds to react to the solution, giving it a matte black finish.

The Engraved Brass Plate With Its Letters Completely Oxidized

Although the solution is applied all over the plate, it only oxidizes the engraved letters due to a protective film that is carved away during the engraving process.

The excess solution is then washed away.

The Brass Plate is Being Run Under Water to Take Off Excess Oxidizing Solution

Leaving a perfectly oxidized brass plate, ready to dry off and get shipped out!

An Oxidized Custom Engraved Brass Plate Saying Restroom for Customers Only

These brass plates make for beautiful appreciation or memorial plaques. They are also often used as signage in restaurants or offices, like the one shown above. The classic color gives a more elegant feel to many custom signs, leading businesses to choose brass for more official signage needs.

Get everything you need to create the perfect custom signs for your business at Custom Signs! Our wide selection of metal signs, including custom brass and aluminum, will help you create any signage you need, whether you run a business, restaurant, or simply looking for some home decorations.

Top Graduation Signs For 2023

As graduation season approaches, you may be wondering how to celebrate the scholar’s achievement. Custom yard signs continue to be a popular choice among family and friends looking to show off just how proud they are of their 2023 graduate. With custom graduation signs, you can display your student’s accomplishment and welcome them to the next stage of their life.

Choosing a Graduation Sign

Our collection of graduation signs, flags, and banners are designed to give recognition to your hard-working student. Made for outdoor use, our graduation yard signs are meant to last. With complete control over the customization, the grad is guaranteed to love a sign created just for them. Check out some of our different styles so you can select the one that best suits your favorite grad:

Star & Script Graduation Sign

Celebrate the graduate with a motivational message and high-quality photo. This classic design can make any yard look fun and festive. Add the grad’s name to make this sign one-of-a-kind. Made with sturdy materials, this keepsake can be cherished for a lifetime.

Clap, Honk, Wave Yard Sign

This graduation yard sign is the best way to celebrate without leaving the comfort of your home. If you have any loved ones who cannot attend the ceremony, our personalized grad sign will ensure they are still a part of the fun. Get your friends and family together and drive by with enthusiasm.

Personalized Vinyl Banner

If you are looking for a big and bold way to congratulate the grad, our vinyl graduation banners are the best option for you. These will certainly get the attention of anyone who passes by your home. Our custom banners also come with hems and grommets for easy and hassle-free displaying.

Graduation Garden Flag

For a unique yet affordable grad gift, opt for a custom garden flag. These outdoor flags are ideal for making your landscape pop and adding some fun splashes of color to your yard. Not only will they accentuate your flowers and plants, but they will also commemorate the grad.

2023 Graduate Yard Sign

For a simpler look, our 2023 graduation sign is the perfect addition to your celebration. These are ideal for cheering on the grad without the extra step of uploading an image. With an accent color and elegant font, this sign will get your home party-ready in no time.

Graduation Bundles

Having a grand graduation party and wanting to keep ordering simple with a bundle? Our new graduation bundles are great for getting everything you need to celebrate all in one go. With three different choices—Proud Parent Bundle, Family Bundle, and Graduation Party Bundle—we’ve got you covered for making this graduation celebration last well past graduation day!

Advantages of Graduation Yard Signs

Unlike other graduation gifts, yard signs are visible to all your neighbors, relatives, and passersby. This is the perfect way to make an announcement, or decorate your home for a graduation party. Graduation signs for the yard are also personalized for the grad, so you can make them feel extra special. Some other benefits of custom graduation signs include:

  • Can be kept as mementos
  • Are made of durable materials
  • Show how proud you are
  • Fit students of all ages
  • Come in many different designs

What is the Difference Between Custom License Plates & Vanity Plates?

Vintage Car with an Old License Plate

Custom Car Tags vs Vanity License Plates

If you’ve been considering adding a personalized touch to your vehicle, you may be questioning the difference between vanity plates and standard license plates.

Vanity plates and custom car tags are unlike your usual license plate, since they are able to be personalized.

So, what are vanity plates? How about custom car tags? Is there a difference between them? Well, the answers to these questions are somewhat unclear and there isn’t a black-and-white difference between them.

What is a Vanity Plate?

Car with a Decorative Front License Plate

There isn’t a clear-cut way to define vanity plates. Cyber Drive Illinois is one of the few places that provides a definition and contrasts vanity plates with other personalized license plates:¹

“Vanity plates contain up to 3 numbers or 1 to 7 letters only”
“Personalized plates contain both letters and numbers”

However, outside of this specific difference, the terms “personalized license plates”, “custom car tags”, and “vanity plates” are mostly interchangeable.

Vanity plates may apply to purely decorative license plates more frequently, but the term still applies to official tags you would get from the DMV.

Typically, these terms refer to personalizing required license plates to read specific phrases or names. An important distinction comes into play when considering which states require front license plates.

What States Require Front License Plates?

License Plate Art Featuring Many States

While many motorists seem to want novelty or unofficial front license plates, there are only a handful of states that allow them. 21 states require the rear license plate only. This means the other 29 states require both front and back license plates that have been issued by your state. See the following list for which states do not require front license plates

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia
Personalized Tropical Front License Plate

So What if My State Doesn’t Require a Front License Plate?

If you are living in one of the 21 states that does not require a state-issued front license plate, feel free to create your own personalized license plate. You can use this opportunity to:

    • advertise your business
    • show off your favorite sports team
    • display a design that suits you and your car

These front license plates do not need to show any array of numbers and are not regulated by your state government so feel free to get as creative as you would like.

Additionally, advertising with a custom car tag is an easy way to get your company’s name in front of potential customers or clients. Some organizations utilize business license plates as an additional means of marketing their products or services.

However, this does not mean that drivers within these 21 states have complete freedom. There may be restrictions on what phrases or designs are allowed. For example, plates that could be mistaken as official tags for police or government officials could potentially pose public security and safety risks.

Should I Get a Custom Front License Plate or Vanity Plate?

Your two main concerns are:

    1. Are you living in a state that requires a front license plate that has been issued by your state?
    2. Do you want a personalized car tag that is state-issued or simply a custom design front license plate?
      • If yes, you will have to ask about getting an official personalized license plate at your local motor vehicle service center.
      • If no, you have the option to design your own front license plate.

With these things in mind, you can now decide whether you’re looking for a state-issued vanity plate or a custom front license plate. If you are currently living in one of the 21 states that allow personalized front license plates, looking for front license plate ideas is a fun way to find inspiration.

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CustomSigns.com is your one-stop-shop for all of your signage needs including decorative car tags and political license plates. Whatever your signage needs, CustomSigns.com’s wide variety of signs, banners, and decals are sure to satisfy.

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Creative Wedding Sign Ideas & Tips

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Wedding signs are a must-have for ceremonies and receptions of all sizes. Whether you’re looking for the perfect sign to match your one-of-a-kind wedding theme or you need instructional signs to point your guests in the right direction, there are tons of wedding sign styles, materials and options.

Here are some of our top wedding sign tips and ideas to help ensure that your big day is picture-perfect:

What Signs Do I Need At My Wedding?

Having the proper signage can help make your wedding easy-to-navigate and stress-free. From aesthetic welcome signs to directional parking signs, here’s our list of custom signs that are wedding day essentials:

  • Welcome Signs to welcome all of your guests and set the tone of your wedding with a friendly first impression.
  • Seating Charts & Signs to show guests where to sit at your reception.
  • Gift Signs to show guests where to place their cards and gifts.
  • Table & Number Signs to help guests find their reception seats.
  • Directional Signs to provide helpful directions to designated parking areas, the ceremony, the bar and the reception.
  • Menu & Food Signs to label food and drink options.
  • Decorative Signs to create a cohesive wedding atmosphere.
  • Just Married & Other Car Signs to help you exit your wedding in style.

Top 5 Wedding Sign Ideas:

Need some wedding sign inspiration? Here’s our countdown of the top 5 creative wedding sign ideas to help make your big day special:

Chalkboard Wedding Signs

custom wedding chalkboard
Chalkboard wedding signs are a perfect match for rustic wedding themes! You can start from scratch to create your own chalkboard design and get creative with your signage.

Chalkboard is also a great signage solution for including your guests in your wedding. Create a custom chalkboard design and provide guests with chalk or chalkboard markers to leave a message for the happy couple!

DYO Wedding Banners

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Wedding banners are the perfect custom addition to your décor! Vinyl banners are a great option for outdoor weddings and large weddings in spacious venues. Here are some of the top creative ways you can use custom banners at your wedding:

  • Hang a custom “Mr. & Mrs.” Banner from your head reception table
  • Decorate your exit car with a “Just Married” banner, customized with the date or your names
  • Create a personalized wedding welcome banner to make a big statement with your signage

Custom Wedding Yard Signs

custom wedding welcome sign
Yard signs are an easy and cost-effective way to post signage at your wedding. With completely customizable options, you can create your own custom wedding yard sign to perfectly match your theme.

Here are some of our favorite ways you can use yard signs at your wedding:

  • Clearly mark guest parking areas
  • Give guests helpful directions to the ceremony and reception areas
  • Easily display signage at outdoor venues

Acrylic Wedding Signs

custom acrylic wedding sign
Acrylic wedding signs are a great way to incorporate stylish signs in your décor. Here are some of our favorite acrylic wedding sign trends to give your some ideas and inspiration:

  • Custom acrylic table number signs
  • Small “unplugged” wedding signs to let guests know your ceremony cellphone policies
  • Acrylic guest books signs to bring attention to your guest book and remind people to sign or leave a message
  • Small acrylic placard signs with guest names and seating arrangements

Check out these custom acrylic signs in wooden block holders as a customizable acrylic sign that’s perfect for any wedding aesthetic.

Wedding Menus & Bar Signs

custom wedding bar menu sign
It’s important to clearly label all of your beverages and food items at any large event. To make sure your wedding is accommodating to all of your guests, create custom menu and bar signs!

Menu and bar items can be clearly labeled with paper signs, DIY acrylic signs or custom plastic signs.

Creative Wedding Tip: Personalize your menu and signs by featuring “His & Hers” custom drinks and favorite food options!

Design Your Own Wedding Signs

Designing your own wedding signs gives you the ability to match your wedding color palette, favorite font styles and overall theme.

At CustomSigns.com we specialize in creating made-to-order signs that are personalized to your exact specifications. To get started with building your own custom wedding signs, visit our Design Your Own Sign Page:

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CustomSigns.com is proud to be your one-stop-shop for custom and personalized signs. From business signage to property signs and custom banners, we have thousands of pre-designed and custom sign options. Start from scratch to design your own sign or check out our sign templates to get started.

Package Delivery Tips for Your Home

leave packages here door sign

There are many conveniences to shopping online such as the availability of items often not found in stores, time saved from perusing store aisles and even special pricing. However, as most internet shoppers have learned, online shopping has its pitfalls, usually pertaining to package delivery.

This holiday season, and all year, there are things you can do to ease some of the pain points of package delivery. Here are some of our top tips to receiving your gifts and food deliveries safely:

video surveillance warning decal

Security Tips:

Post home security system signs and decals. Homes without security systems are 300% more likely to be burglarized.1 If you can’t afford an upscale home monitoring system with surveillance cameras, the mere presence of home security signs can greatly decrease the chance of your home being broken into, or packages being taken from your doorstep.

Post signs such as:

Convenience and Privacy Tips:

Let your delivery drivers know where to place packages and make it harder to view deliveries from the street. You can create blockades with planters, benches, hedges and more that will keep your deliveries hidden from view.

Delivery drivers are often glad to help keep your packages discrete. You can even post a small sign (that is not visible from the street) that let’s them know where to leave your packages, food deliveries and more. With the increased popularity of food deliveries as well, small signs can help drivers know where to place your items to protect them from theft, insects and weather.

please leave deliveries and packages here sign

Packaging and Delivery Tips:

If the tips listed above do not ease your concerns, there are other things you can do to protect your gifts and deliveries, such as:

  • Have packages shipped to your workplace instead
  • Require a signature for receiving a package
  • Have your gift(s) shipped to a nearby store (this option is also often free of charge)
  • When possible, ask for discrete packaging that disguises what’s inside the parcel


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Other Tips for Receiving Packages:

Food delivery apps and grocery apps are very convenient and can save you a lot of time, however these services also enlist the help of new or inexperienced employees. Most customers have experienced the frustration of having food delivered to the wrong address. There are things you can do to help delivery workers find you!

  • Make sure your house number is easy to read, both on your mailbox and your front door. Freshen up the paint on your house number, or update numbers that have rusted or faded on your mail box
  • Keep your entryway well lit
  • Keep plants and shrubs trimmed back to avoid blocking your address
  • Post signs that make it clear where to leave your items
  • Post signs that show gratitude to busy delivery workers!

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Do your part to increase safety and convenience for yourself and for postal workers and delivery workers. Find small signs and other ways to communicate effectively!

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Engraved Signs Sizing Guide

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At CustomSigns.com we offer engraved signs in a variety of shapes, materials and sizes. From name plates to door signs and everything in between, we specialize in creating high-quality engraved signs to fit your needs.

To help you find the right personalized signage, we’ve put together this Engraved Sign Sizing Guide with popular sign sizes and important info on each of our engraved sign types:

Engraved Plastic Signs

custom engraved plastic sign

Our laser engraved plastic signs are made of a durable, high-quality plastic and are available with over 40 color combinations. It only takes a few simple steps to create your own personalized plastic sign with your engraved text, symbols or logo. With CustomSigns.com’s straight-forward and simple design process, you can personalize your engraved plastic sign with round or square corners and two-color or full color options.

Plastic Engraved Sign Sizes

Check out our most popular plastic engraved sign sizes to find the right fit for you:

plastic sign 1" x 2"
                          1″ x 2″

plastic sign 1" x 3"
                         1″ x 3″

plastic sign 1" x 4"
                         1″ x 4″

plastic sign 2" x 3"
                         2″ x 3″

plastic sign 2" x 4"
                         2″ x 4″

plastic sign 2" x 6"
                         2″ x 6″

plastic sign 3" x 6"
                         3″ x 6″

plastic sign 4" x 4"
                         4″ x 4″

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Plastic Sign Installation & Backing Options

There are a variety of ways to securely mount engraved plastic signs. At CustomSigns.com we offer the following options to make installing your plastic engraved sign easy:

  • Adhesive Backing
  • Magnetic Tape
  • Velcro®
  • Fabric Pins
  • Metal Foil
  • Holes with or without screws, suction cups, chains, or hooks

Popular Uses for Engraved Plastic Signs

Plastic engraved signs are a durable signage solution with a variety of popular uses. Here are some of the ways that you can use engraved plastic signs in your office, building or in any space:

  • Engraved restroom signs
  • Room number & building navigation signs
  • Hallway & projection signs
  • Policy & safety signs
  • Open & business hours signs
  • Custom plastic engraved signs with your logo, artwork or personalized text

Engraved Brass Signs

custom engraved brass sign

Our engraved brass signs are made of a high-quality, heavy brass that’s completely customizable with your text, logo or images. At CustomSigns.com, we personalize brass signs with precise engraving in an oxidized or natural color style.

Brass Engraved Sign Sizes

Find the right brass engraved sign for you! Here are some of our best-selling brass signs in a variety of sizes to help you find the right fit:

brass sign 1"x2"
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brass sig n1"x3"
                        1″ x 3″

brass sign 1" x 4"
                        1″ x 4″

brass sign 1" x 6"
                        1″ x 6″

brass sign 2" x 3"
                         2″ x 3″

brass sign 2" x 4"
                         2″ x 4″

brass sign 2" x 6"
                        2″ x 6″

brass sign 3" x 6"
                         3″ x 6″

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Brass Sign Installation & Backing Options

Brass engraved signs are available with the following sign holders and durable backing options:

  • Adhesive Tape
  • Magnetic Tape
  • Velcro®
  • Fabric Pins
  • Metal Foil
  • Holes with or without screws, suction cups, chains, or hooks

Popular Uses for Engraved Brass Signs

Our engraved brass plates, plaques and signs are made of a heavy, .04″ thick high-quality brass. Here are some of the most common uses for custom brass engraved signs:

  • Professional plates for awards and placards
  • Engraved plaques
  • Durable outdoor signage (available with UV protective coating)
  • Custom name plates and desk signage
  • Engraved door signs for names and room numbers

Engraved Wood Signs

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Engraved wood signs are a unique signage solution with a variety of uses. At CustomSigns.com most of our wood engraved signs are available in the following high-quality wood styles: maple, red alder, cherry or bamboo.

Popular Wood Engraved Signs

Browse some of our top-selling engraved wooden signs to find the right sign for you or your business:

engraved wooden business sign
We’re Open Business Sign

wood engraved open sign
Custom Engraved “Open” Sign

engraved wooden open sign
Open & Pretty Awesome Wood Sign

personalized engraved man cave sign
Custom Large Engraved Man Cave Sign

custom round engraved wood man cave sign
Custom Round Man Cave Sign

custom man cave engraved wood sign
Personalized Wood Man Cave Sign

engraved wooden desk wedge
Custom Engraved Walnut Desk Wedge

custom engraved wood desk plate
Custom Engraved Red Alder Desk Wedge

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Wood Sign Installation & Backing Options

Our custom wood engraved signs come in a variety of sizes and with a wide selection of mounting options to help you securely mount your sign. Wood engraved signs are available with some or all of the following backing options:

  • Attached string
  • Adhesive tape
  • Magnetic tape
  • Metal foil
  • Velcro®
  • Holes with screws

Popular Uses for Engraved Wood Signs

Engraved wood signs are a stylish and functional option for professional or personal use. Here are some of the most popular ways wood engraved signs can be used:

  • Engraved wood signs for the home, including custom man cave signs
  • Reversible open/closed business signs
  • Custom name plates and wooden desk wedges

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At CustomSigns.com, we specialize in creating the highest-quality engraved signs that are customized to fit your exact specifications. With a variety of engraved sign sizes, backing options and materials, we can help you create the perfect plastic, brass or wood engraved sign.

Start from scratch to design your own custom engraved sign, or browse our popular pre-designed options including engraved name plates, restroom signs, door signs, exit signs and more. All of our engraved signs are customized in-house and guaranteed to provide professional quality.

Visit our Engraved Signs Page to shop our full collection of customizable engraved signs.

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Celebrating Pride Month with Pride Signs

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Pride Month is a colorful and bright celebration of equality for the entire LGBTQ community. To help you prepare and make the most out of your Pride Month celebrations, we’ve put together this go-to guide all about Pride Month and how your can put your pride on display with Pride Signs and Stickers.

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What is Pride Month?

Pride Month is a celebration of equality and support for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community. This month-long celebration honors and commemorates the Stonewall Uprising in June of 1969 and the fight against LGBTQ oppression.

Today, Pride Month is filled with all kinds of colorful celebrations to promote visibility and acceptance of LGBTQ rights.

When is Pride Month?

Pride Month falls every year in the month of June. Many organized events, parties and parades fall on the last Sunday of the month to honor the day of the Stonewall riots that set the stage for the LGBTQ rights movement.

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How is Pride Month Celebrated?

Members and supporters of the LGBTQ community around the country proudly take part in Pride throughout the month of June with all kinds of celebrations, displays, parties and festivals.

Pride parades and marches are the most popular ways to celebrate and commemorate the history of Pride Month.

These large parades and gatherings are filled with colorful and proud displays of support, acceptance and recognition for all members of the LGBTQ community.

There are tons of ways to show your support or put your own LGBTQ pride on display for Pride Month, or all year long. Rainbow flags, banners and colorful striped designs are commonly used to represent gay pride, bisexual pride and inclusivity for all.

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Top 5 Signs & Stickers for Pride Month

Whether you’ll be taking part in a socially-distanced celebration at home or if you’ll be safely celebrating at a public event, yard signs are a great way to show off your LGBTQ pride. Here are some of our favorite Pride signs and designs to help you prep for Pride Month:

Equal Rights Signs

love deserves equal rights yard sign
Pride Month is all about recognizing, remembering and celebrating strides of progress that have been gained in the fight for LGBTQ equality. Show off your support and make a colorful statement with a Love Deserves Equal Rights Yard Sign! This Pride Month-inspired yard sign features colorful rainbow hearts and a clear, bold message to help you proudly show your stance.

Pride Bumper Stickers

love is love rainbow bumper sticker
“Love is Love” has become one of the most popular phrases associated with LGBTQ Pride. Here are a few of the ways that you can use a Love is Love Bumper Sticker to promote equality and spread the love:

  • Classic Car Pride Bumper Sticker: Add some color to your car and put your pride on display everywhere you go!
  • LGBTQ Pride for Your Laptop: Place your Love is Love sticker on your laptop or computer case to proudly support equality
  • Love is Love Water Bottle: Put your LGBTQ Pride sticker on your water bottle to proudly show support at the gym, at work and everywhere you go!

Pride Flag Signs

pride flag yard signs
Colorful flags have become a staple for embracing inclusivity and celebrating LGBTQ pride. Represent your pride with a yard sign featuring your representative flag design, or promote inclusivity for all with a Progress Pride Flag Sign!

Yard Signs for Celebrating LGBTQ Diversity

celebrate diversity yard sign
Pride Month is all about acceptance for everyone and embracing diversity. Show off your Pride Month spirit and celebrate inclusivity by placing a diversity-inspired yard sign front and center in your yard! Our colorful and eye-catching Pride Month designs are sure to help you celebrate throughout the month of June.

Design Your Own Pride Yard Signs

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Looking for a way to express your unique pride? At CustomSigns.com, we specialize in creating personalized and custom one-of-a-kind signs! Our Design Your Own Yard Sign tool lets you get creative by uploading your own images, text and creating your own design for a Pride Month sign that’s just as unique as you are.

Here are some of our favorite ideas and inspiration for DYO Pride Month Yard Signs:

  • Create a custom, colorful design by uploading your own one-of-a-kind images
  • Design a simple but bold yard sign with custom text to make a statement about equality and LGBTQ rights
  • Combine bright colors with an inspiring message to celebrate your proud pride and show your support

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Put your pride on display! At CustomSigns.com, we have a variety of gay pride and LGBTQ-inspired signs and bumper stickers to promote self-acceptance and support. Find the perfect Pride sign for you or design your own one-of-a-kind sign!

Snap a picture of your Pride sign and share it with us @CustomSigns, and don’t forget to follow us for more custom sign ideas and inspiration.

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Design Tips for Designing Your Own Signs

Desk Décor Ideas & Work From Home Tips






Celebrate the Class of 2021 with Graduation Signs

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As of March 11th, 2021, 18.8% of the US population has received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. President Joe Biden has promised to have at least 1 million shots administered during his first 100 days in office through the end of April.

It remains to be seen how far along the United States will be in vaccinating against COVID-19 come graduation time in May. Some schools are still planning to air on the side of caution by hosting virtual graduation ceremonies for the class of 2021. Other schools and universities are having multiple sized-down ceremonies in order to provide their students with the sense of accomplishment of earning a degree and walking across the stage. The University of Oklahoma, for example, is welcoming 2021 and 2020 graduates to 6 separate traditional grad ceremonies!

Custom graduation signGraduation Signs Provide the Pomp & Circumstance for 2020 and 2021 Grads

Due to varying COVID infection stats and safety protocols across the US, grad ceremonies will be handled differently from state to state in 2021. Many schools will keep their graduation rituals virtual for 2021, but there are still ways to show grads the support they deserve. In 2020, graduation yard signs were a HUGE HIT for parents and loved ones of high school and college graduates. Decorated with the graduate’s photo, graduating class, school mascot, and congratulatory message, these grad signs and banners provided some of the pomp and circumstance that was missed at traditional cap and gown ceremonies.

Custom yard signCustomizing Signs for Your 2021 Graduate

Whether your excited graduate is earning a high school diploma or a college degree, you can show your support so that he or she doesn’t miss out on the graduation excitement.

What to include on a custom graduation sign:

  • Graduate’s full name
  • School name
  • School mascot
  • Grad’s earned degree
  • Graduate’s photo
  • Well wishes or other congratulatory message

About our Custom Graduation Yard Signs:

  • Made of durable corrugated plastic that lasts outdoors
  • Customized with full color vinyl overlay that can feature ANY text, mascot or photo
  • Optional UV coating for extended life of the sign
  • Optional H-Stake for easily displaying the sign
  • Newly designed signs made especially for the class of 2021!
  • Bulk pricing is available

custom graduation bannerOther Ways to Congratulate your 2021 Grad:

  • A large custom vinyl banner with grad’s photo, a special message, school mascot, grad’s GPA or major accomplishment
  • A family-and-friends-hosted back yard graduation party complete with school color ribbons and balloons, and cap and gown for the proud graduate
  • A custom license plate with grad’s name, school and class
  • Order personalized grad gifts like glassware, Koozie® drink coolers, mugs and frames with grad’s name, school and class
  • A collection of congratulatory messages from loved ones afar edited together

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While there is much progress being made to beat the COVID-19 pandemic, many states may still not be in the clear to host traditional graduation ceremonies in May. Parents and loved ones of 2021 graduates can combine virtual ceremonies with gifts and custom signs that show support for the hard working students who earned diplomas and degrees during the pandemic!

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7 Desk Décor Ideas & Tips for Working at Home

The freedom to decorate your work space YOUR way is perhaps the greatest advantage of working from home! You set the rules. You create the aesthetic. There are a few popular desk themes we’re seeing since the beginning of the pandemic. If you’re short of ideas on how to update your work from home space, follow these tips and trends!

Go Green! Add a Plant or Succulent to Your Desk

Minimalist Foliage Acrylic Desk Plate

Bringing the outdoors in is proven to boost your mood. As you hack away at your daily work, especially now as people stayed hunkered indoors avoiding crowds, greenery has mood and health boosting benefits. Bring your work space to life with a faux or real house plant. Succulents are on trend, and they’re easy to care for if you don’t happen to have a green thumb. The faux ones, on the other hand, look just like the real thing and require no maintenance, while providing the same benefits as real plants. From colorful cacti to English Ivy, there are many beautiful plants you can add to your desk that will instantly boost your mood. Pair your plants with this botanical clear acrylic desk plate, or minimalist foliage acrylic desk plate, and your work from home space will feel like spring time year ’round.

Add Art: Colorful Signs or Personalized Plates

Customize with Your Name!

Many people working remotely do not have a designated office or desk. If you’ve had to carve out a corner of the kitchen or living room, make it your own with a personalized sign or license plate. Mark “Shirley’s She Shed” or “Oliver’s Office” with fun signs that feature your own unique message. Custom license plates are also a great way to personalize your desk or work space at home.

Clean & Clutter Free: Clear Your Head and Fight Germs

Clean, Clear, and Reliable!

Working remotely does drastically reduce the spread of germs, but we’re all still susceptible to illness. Keep your work from home space clean and clear! Add your own sanitizing wipes and a bottle of sanitizer. Also, keep extra items tucked away into drawers or cabinets. This way it’s easier to wipe down your work space at intervals throughout the day. Our new clear acrylic desk blocks also add to the clean and clear aesthetic! Designate your work space with a new clear desk plate that features your name and job title.

Comfortable & Cozy: Add Blankets and Candles

desk space with candle
Add Warmth & Glow to Your Desk

Often times, employers have to limit the use of personal space heaters, fans, electric blankets and other comfort items that use electricity. When you’re working from home, you can use any of these items to keep yourself cozy all day! Set the mood every morning when you begin your work day. Light a candle, turn on your space heater, and grab your favorite blanket. With all the craziness in the world, you can control your work space and keep yourself comfortable! Also, while many employees may start to feel detached from their co-workers and their company, it’s also important to stay professional. Add your own custom desk plate to help remind you of your status, and your connection to your employer and your company’s goals.

Let in the Light! Position Yourself Next to a Window

Work with a View

When you’re working in the office, you often can’t control where your desk is placed. At home you can choose any space you like! Stay connected to the outdoors by taking breaks, practicing breathing exercises, and glancing out at nature. If you can’t work near a window, find the perfect desk lamp! From Himalayan salt lamps to custom candles, you can add comforting lighting to your work from home space. Also add an organic feel to your desk with a wood grain desk plate. You can customize this faux wood desk plate with your name, a title or a custom quote that inspires you.

Haute Hues: Add Pops of Color

A Pop of Color for Your Desk!

Sometimes all it takes to brighten your mood is a pop of color! Find desk essentials in crazy colors, like neon pink pens and pencils, a bright blue file holder, and an aqua pink iridescent desk plate. Show your artsy side and bring out all the color you can to liven up your work from home space!

Optimal & Organized: File and Stack with Purpose

Wipe it Away & Start Fresh!

Clutter is proven to cause stress levels to rise. Do yourself a favor and clear away unused papers and utensils. Take the extra coffee mugs to the kitchen. File away important notes and papers so they’re easy to find later. Keep out only the items you’ll need for your immediate task. Take 20 minutes each morning to organize your thoughts and plans, and jot down things you want to discuss in the day’s meetings. These quick, easy activities will provide mental clarity, and your desk will look impressively clean! There are a few desk staples that should always stay in sight, like your favorite pen, a desk light, and your custom desk plate. There are many professional desk plates to choose from! We like this new chalkboard desk plate. It’s great for writing your name, or a new quote or important reminder each day. Plus, it doubles as a handwriting practice tool for the young students who may be learning remotely.

decorate your desk, shop desk plates at customsigns.com, use code csign20 for 20% offThere are tons of great ways to personalize your work from home desk or space! From plants to candles and blankets, you have the freedom to create your own aesthetic for your work from home day. Our desk plates, signs and desk signs add the finishing touch!

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