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The TM Edit: Top 10 Novelty Gifts That Your Customers Will Love

Are you looking for something unique to add some fun to your promotional activity? Well, we're here to help - look no further than our range of novelty giveaways for the perfect solution for your business.

From 3D puzzles and temporary tattoos to activity packs and more, read on to discover our top 10 quirky giveaways ideas, ideal for mailing directly to customers and staff, or for having on your radar for future virtual and in-person events.


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Why Should You Choose Promotional Novelty Items?

OK, so what does 'novelty' actually mean? As defined by the Cambridge Dictionary, novelty is "the quality of being new and unusual, something that has not been experienced before and so is interesting, a cheap unusual object such as a small toy, often given as a present". Whether you're looking for something new and unusual or something more toy-like for a throwback touch, Total Merchandise has got ideas that add a playful twist to your business' identity.

Now we have a better understanding of what novelty is by its nature, let's look at why investing in novelty printed products is a good idea for your business. Well, there are all sorts of reasons why a unique and fun promotional item can make a fantastic addition to your promotional plans, including:

  • Promotional novelty giveaways are ideal for bringing a little extra fun into any marketing activity.
  • Novelty branded items can appeal to a wide range of audiences (including both adults and children).
  • Gifting unique printed products can leave a lasting impression on your customers and potential clients; your brand will stay in the mind of the end-user long after the initial encounter.
  • Logo-printed novelty giveaways are budget-friendly, stretching your marketing budget that little bit further.

And, of course, there's an item to suit any business' unique needs and requirements, so don't forget to browse our full range of quirky giveaways and get your bespoke quote today! To make things slightly easier for you, we've narrowed it down to our top 10 picks below.

1. Small Snafooz Puzzle

Prices from 39p per unit.

These Small Snafooz Puzzles aren't like any other puzzle... Once pieced together they create a 3D cube! Made from foam and supplied flat, these printed puzzles are brilliant for all ages and great as part of your direct mail campaigns. There's even a choice of skill levels!

Available in a range of colours and with your logo printed to both sides of each piece, these branded puzzles are a great way to add a bit of fun to your promotions. The result? An item that will catch the attention of the end-user and leave a lasting impression for your business.

2. Foam Gliders

Lead time from as little as five working days from proof approval.

Our Foam Gliders are sure to soar your brand awareness to new heights! Each promotional foam plane is printed with your business message or logo to both wings and the tail for maximum impact.

Choose from a range of vibrant colours - you can even mix and match the body and wing colours - for a completely bespoke and unique finish.

3. Rainbow Spring

Prices start from just 79p per item.

We're throwing it back with our promotional Rainbow Spring, a nod to the traditional world-famous Slinky. Each spring is complete in a rainbow finish and printed with your logo on the face to ensure all eyes are on your brand.

Ideally sized for sending to virtual event attendees or including as a novelty giveaway with online customer orders, our Rainbow Spring is a cost-effective pick that will certainly add some colour to your marketing plans. Whether gifted to children or adults, one thing is for sure: fun will be had by all!

4. Temporary Tattoos

From just 70p per unit.

Looking to really leave your stamp on your customers? Well, our Temporary Tattoos do just the job! Each tattoo is made to the design of your choice for a completely bespoke item. And it doesn't end there... With metallic, glitter and even glow in the dark options available, these stick-on tattoos are sure to draw attention to your brand in a fun and creative way, and are a great giveaway idea for virtual event attendees.

These short-term tatts may not leave your target audience with a permanent on-skin reminder of your business but you can be confident your brand will linger in their minds long after the tattoo has faded!

5. Selfie Props

Minimum order of just 50 units.

Be the ultimate photobomb at every event with these printed Selfie Props, a fun novelty giveaway idea that will be enjoyed by all ages. With a range of different styles available, including red glasses, star-shaped glasses, lips and moustache, there's an option to make everyone smile.

With each selfie prop printed with your business message or logo, your brand will be part of any event, from virtual gatherings to industry celebrations in the future.

6. Party Hats

Prices start from as little as 55p per unit.

Whilst we're on the subject of parties, it's only right we give our Custom Party Hats a special mention. Printed with your design to the entire surface in stunning full colour, all eyes will be on your logo, whatever the occasion.

These printed party hats are great for all ages and will keep your business centre-stage, letting your brand shine in playful and instantly noticeable style.

7. Playing Cards

Full colour print to both the cards and the box!

Get the right deal (pardon the pun) on your brand awareness with these personalised Playing Cards, printed with your full colour design to all 54 cards, as well as to the presentation box for maximum impact. They're also ideally sized for mail-out campaigns, too.

A branded deck of cards can be a fun promotional giveaway
Playing Cards

From £1.11

There are endless activities a deck of branded playing cards can inspire, and whatever your customers' game of choice, they'll think of your business every single time.

8. Handy Head Boppers

Minimum order of just 50 units.

Our promotional Handy Head Boppers are fun headbands that are sure to attract attention thanks to their eye-catching design.

Perfect for parties, charity fundraisers and more, these printed headbands also make great novelty virtual event merchandise, as well as a fun addition to direct mail campaigns. Printed with your logo, the two boards are held by the poms, which are available in a range of colours.

9. Rubber Balls

Lead time from as little as five working days from proof approval.

Great for all ages, these branded bouncy balls are sure to boost your brand awareness wherever they go. These air-filled rubber balls feature your logo printed to the surface for maximum impact.

With a choice of three bright colours, these printed bouncy balls are ideal for a range of marketing activities and demographics. Whether you gift these at events, send them straight to your customers' doors or even gift them to team members, whatever the scenario, these rubber balls are sure to add some fun to your campaign.

10. Juggling Balls 3 Set

Order from just 50 units.

Put your brand straight into your customers' hands with these novelty juggling ball sets. Each set comprises three juggling balls presented in a clear tube, all printed with your custom design. These novelty juggling balls are great for giveaways or as part of your team building activities when you return to the office.

Choose from a variety of different colourways - and alternatively, why not opt for completely multicoloured balls for an eye-catching and fun finish? This unique giveaway is certain to draw attention to your brand!

Browse our full range of promotional novelty items and add a little extra fun into your next marketing campaign. Need help finding a specific item? Simply contact a member of our friendly and experienced Sales team on 01376 509092 or email info@totalmerchandise.co.uk. Main image via Pexels.

Written by

Alexandra Horridge | Digital Marketing Executive

With nearly five years of experience across both agency and client-side digital marketing, Ally brings a wide range of expertise to the TM team. Ally possesses the technical and creative abilities to create engaging promotional merchandise content and paid media campaigns. A keen photographer, Ally also takes many of the shots you'll see in our articles and social posts. Outside of work, she assists at a local smallholding and has developed a love for all animals, including her African Grey Parrot - Maxwell.

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