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Product Review: SmartSign

Product review for SmartSign's 10 x 14 inch custom sign

Lexi and I received the sign we've been waiting for from SmartSign. We're really excited to show you how it turned out and share our thoughts with you about it.

I received a free sign for the purpose of sharing a review on the blog and social media. The links in this post are NOT affiliate links.

SmartSign sells all shapes and sizes of customizable or pre-made signs. The sign that SmartSign was kind enough to provide me with was a 10 in. x 14 in. (or 14 in. x 10 in.) customizable sign.

Design Process

If you have experience with print on demand (POD) designs and websites, like I do, then this part of the process is nothing new. If this is your first time creating a design for an item, it's super-easy. SmartSign walks you through the entire process by offering templates to help you create your sign, or if you're looking for something quick and easy, SmartSign offers a library of free designs.

Once you've decided on the design and uploaded it, you'll have to wait a few days before receiving an email from SmartSign asking you to check your design proof. At this point, you can still make any changes you need before approving it. Once you approve the design, SmartSign begins making your sign. I loved the ability to double-check my design to see exactly how it will look on the finished product. Unlike some POD websites where what you see is not what you get, SmartSign's proof of my design was totally accurate.

Finished Product

The sign itself is lightweight but seems pretty durable. I was impressed by the quality of the metal itself, and I was blown away by how the sign I received exactly matched the sign I designed. My only issue with the sign has nothing to do with the sign itself, but with its packaging. When I pulled the sign out of the package, it had a protective film on it and that protective film was a major pain to peel off. If the corners had tabs to help peel the film off, it would have made my experience perfect.

How close was the finished product to my original design? Check it out for yourself.

Original "Rules For Humans" design

Original "Rules for Humans" design

SmartSign's 10 in. x 14 in. sign

SmartSign's 10 x 14 inch sign based on On My Kindle BR's "Rules for Humans" design.

Even with the atrocious fluorescent lighting in my apartment complex's hallway, you can see that the colors and design are an exact match. 

All in all, I love my SmartSign sign! It's durable, lightweight, and they captured the super-cute design I created for it perfectly. Since it is so durable and lightweight, I can see it working well at conventions or booths for self-branding purposes or it can be a personalized novelty gift for a family member or friend.

Do you have questions or want to find out more about SmartSign?