SPECIALTY INKS & DECORATING

When it comes to decorating apparel, Safari Sun offers an assortment of specialty inks & techniques that can add excitement and value to your design.
We are a high volume decorator so whether it’s adding a little dazzle or creating a subdued vintage look, we’re here to help your apparel stand out!

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FOIL EFFECTS

Super shiny metallic film that is heat applied to a design after printing. Gives a bright, highly reflective surface appearance.

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JEWEL GLITTER

Large glitter flake particles that are integrated directly into the ink. Adds a high impact dazzle effect & sparkly appearance to designs.

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SUGAR GLITTER

Fine clear glitter particles that are sprinkled on top of the print. Gives a very sparkly, sugar-dusted look to part of or the entire design.

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CRYSTALINA

A clear gel mixed in together with multi-color sparkle flake. Printed over parts of or the full design to create a subtle highlight or shimmer effect.

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NEON INKS

Fluorescent inks that will react brightly underneath a blacklight. Adds a pop of intensity & fun to any design for both kids or adults.

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METALLIC INKS

Plastisol ink containing tiny metallic flakes. Creates an eye catching, shimmery finish when fully printed. Available in metallic gold’s & silver’s.

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GLOW-IN-DARK

Creates an intense, phosphorescent, glow in the dark effect. After charging in light this ink will glow back a soft green color in the darkness.

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REFLECTIVE INKS

Heat transfer material that brightly reflects vehicle headlights. Ideal for emergency workers, crews or anyone looking for hi-visibility apparel.

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SCENTED INKS

Scented additive that’s mixed directly into the ink. Creates a fun and unique novelty print. Available in almost any scent from chocolate to bacon.

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DISCHARGE INKS

Water based process that removes the dye of the shirt & replaces it with a color. Soft & good for printing over seams. Must be 100% cotton.

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FASHION SOFT

Ink thinning additive that creates a subdued, softer print on garments. Lightweight & great for vintage style prints or designs on heather apparel.

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PUFF INKS

An additive that causes ink to rise up. Gives a raised, foamy and puffy feel when heat cured. Fantastic way to produce eye-catching 3D texture.

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FAUX DENIM

Printing method that combines high density ink with additives to achieve the texture & illusion of simulated denim sewn onto a shirt.

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FELT APPLIQUE

Heat transferred applique that creates a fuzzy, soft and distressed texture to the surface area. Looks best when paired with embroidery.

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GLAM APPLIQUE

Heat applied applique that creates a unique sparkly look to the surface of apparel. Comes in a variety of colors and is best paired with embroidery.

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ROCK PRINT

Printing method that combines high density ink with additives to create the unique texture & appearance of cracked stone onto garments.