The Making of Greenery: How the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year Got Chosen

Famously standardizing the language for color communication across industries, Pantone LLC is a world-renowned authority on color, and as such, annually names a hue to represent the coming year. For 2017, this color is Greenery, a beautifully vivid yellowish green that fans liken to plant life and opponents describe as Kermit colored. Love it or hate it, everyone wants to know, why was this color picked? It may feel random to the untrained eye, but the color selection process is in fact carefully orchestrated and tends to skew more subjective than scientific. Starting nine months out, members of the Pantone Color Institute begin looking at macro influencers that span many industries and disciplines to uncover color trends. Their focus is worldwide, with travel a must. From Milan to New York City to Dubai, members of the Institute spend months visiting different cities and experiencing the art, architecture, politics and fashion … Read More

Introducing the Active Life Collection: Apparel that Fits your Lifestyle

Did you know that customized apparel is one of the most effective forms of promotional marketing? 50% of U.S. consumers own a piece of promotional outerwear or fleece and 58% own a promotional shirt. Apparel items from jackets to hoodies to tees are a fun and easy way to get your logo seen by the masses. Customized apparel items can unite a team, create a uniform look for staff, and serve as commemorative keepsakes for your events. Although apparel items are wildly effective, they are not always easy to shop for. The colors,  styles and minimum quantities that you need can all influence your options when it comes to purchasing promotional apparel. The Active Life collection is our solution to your apparel needs for athletics, campus spirit, corporate workwear, and more. Active Life consists of transitional pieces that can be worn for work, activity, and everything in between. Many of the items … Read More

6 Nutrient Packed Infused Water Recipes

Make healthy hydration your top priority in the New Year by adding fun flavor to your water! We all know the importance of drinking a sufficient amount of water, but with busy schedules and our need for caffeine, it can be easy to let proper hydration fall to the wayside. Adding a burst of fun flavors to your water can make drinking recommended daily dosage a lot easier! We love our Fruity Infuser Bottle – it is a water bottle with a plastic internal basket that can be filled with fruits, vegetables, and herbs. It easily comes apart for cleaning (hand wash only), and the lid has a flip-up drinking spout that will keep you sipping fruity flavors all day long. It is available in a 25 oz. and a 32 oz. size. Infused water is not only delicious, but it also can aid and improve many functions of the … Read More

Putting It to The Test: Crestline's YUKON vs. Yeti Rambler™

For the last half of 2016, we watched stainless steel drinkware trends rise in popularity with the emergence of new tumblers, bottles, and mugs that are designed to offer the best thermal insulation that drinkware has yet to see. At the end of the year we shared with you the hottest drinkware trends of the season and as 2017 begins, it is clear that their time in the spotlight has only just begun. One of our most popular double wall vacuum constructed stainless steel tumblers is our YUKON tumbler, available in a 20oz., 30oz., and brand new 10oz. size options. We have also just introduced brand new color options and styles in the 20oz. and 30oz. versions including copper, two-tone, and camouflage. The YUKON has all the same features and functions of the most popular retail brand stainless steel tumblers: The copper lining provides the top notch thermal retention – … Read More

Drinkware's Hottest Trend of the Season: Insulated Stainless Steel

When it comes to promotional products, we know that you are always trying to find the latest and greatest items to delight your customers, clients, employees, and partners. One of the things our customers are always looking for are products that mimic current retail trends that are available for customization. At Crestline, we do our best to stay as up to date as we can with everything that is trending in retail from colors and material to current technology and apparel styles. We get excited when we get to deliver you items that we know your customers already have their eyes on. A recent trend that has been flooding the market lately is insulated stainless steel drinkware. You’ve probably heard about these. They’re rugged. They’re durable. Most of all, they keep your beverages cold for over 24 hours and hot for hours. Drinkware items of this variety are popping up at … Read More

Earn Money for Your School with Hanes 4 Education™

What is Hanes4Education™? Hanes 4 Education is a cash rebate program that offers schools a way to earn money for purchases of select customized apparel pieces that are Hanes® or Champion brands such as t-shirts, polos, sweatshirts, and sweatpants. Who is Eligible? Any public or private k – 12 schools that are registered with the appropriate state agencies are eligible for the Hanes 4 Education program. How does it work? You can earn money for a school in your area every time you purchase printed Hanes® or Champion brand apparel. In order to receive the funds, you or the school you wish to contribute to must complete the provided rebate form and provide a copy of the invoice. For each piece of printed apparel purchased, the school will receive $0.10. The selected school will receive the funds within 4-6 weeks after the rebate for and invoice is received. In order … Read More

4 Ways You Can Use Promotional Products to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Did you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Although spreading awareness for this important cause is welcomed and encouraged year-round, October is a great time to rally for increased awareness, education, and support around Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer prevention. According to BreastCancer.org, in the US, about 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. An estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in this year.  These astounding numbers make the case for education and disease awareness a top priority. Promotional products can help health organizations as well as any other business with a passion for the cause to show support during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. How can promotional products be used to support Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October? Fundraising Promotional products are a great way to raise funds for breast cancer research, … Read More

5 Perfect Giveaways for Tailgating Fans

Football season is underway and fans everywhere are gearing up to cheer on their favorite teams! Football is a sport that is growing in popularity (a record 111.9 million people watched the 2016 Super Bowl) and so is the tailgating experience! Fans of all calibers are now meeting up before the game to enjoy food, fun, and football on a whole new level. Tailgating is highly social and it’s a great opportunity for businesses to promote their brand to football fans via tailgating items that can add to their experience on game day. Tailgating is not just reserved for NFL games, it is a trend that is popular among high school and college fans as well. This expands the opportunity for you to promote your business, brand or team and makes it a great option for businesses in any community. From fundraising to brand awareness, tailgating essentials are a great … Read More

Colorful Cowbells at My Place Teen Center

My Place Teen Center is an after-school drop-in destination for youth in the Greater Portland, Maine area. Their mission is to provide a safe haven for youth, ages 10 – 18, sustaining them with comfort, meals, resources, and hope. The center goes beyond just providing a safe place for teens, they provide healthy meals, life skills training, academic assistance, personal development, mentoring, physical fitness, nutritional skills, leadership skills, art lessons, higher education and job acquisition support, and on top of all that, a fun place to hang out where everyone feels like they are at home. MPTC was established in May of 1998 under the name Mission Possible Teen Center as the city’s first no-barrier program for all kids. After a significant increase in turnout, they ended up relocating to their current Westbrook, Maine location. To celebrate their 15th year of serving youth, they rebranded and became My Place Teen … Read More

The Trade Show Checklist- 10 Items to Bring to Your Next Trade Show

Trade shows, exhibitions, and conventions can be a great opportunity for your business to gain valuable leads. In order to get the most out of your show, it helps to be fully prepared for anything that the day (or venue) may throw at you. To help both first-time show exhibitors and seasoned professionals get ready for their next show, we’ve put together a list of items you won’t want to walk onto the show floor without. Trade Show Checklist – 10 items for Exhibitors Basic Office Supplies– you never know what you may need, so be sure to pack some basic office supplies such as scissors, tape, paper clips, sticky notes, a sharpie, and pens. Lots of logoed pens. A Table Cover– You will want to make sure that your table is attractive to attendees as well as easily distinguishable. Custom table covers help to keep your booth looking sharp all … Read More

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