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A complete guide to LED neon signs for different occasions

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LED neon signs can make the perfect centrepiece for any occasion. They come in an array of different colours, sizes and designs to suit your preferences and their surroundings. They’re also a much safer option than traditional neon signs, and are more energy efficient too. If you’re looking to add a unique touch to your special occasion, consider a custom neon sign to really make an impact.

In this guide, we will explore the various uses and benefits for neon signs at a range of occasions, including things to consider and how you can create your very own LED sign.

LED signs for birthdays

LED neon signs are the perfect choice for birthday parties and as gifts. They can make someone’s special day fun and memorable, as well as adding a unique element and presenting the perfect photo opportunity. Neon signs can tie your birthday party together, with different colours and designs to choose from. You can even create a custom-made sign to provide a one-of-a-kind setting.

LED neon is safer and more energy efficient than traditional neon signs, so won’t cost as much to run and won’t produce as much heat. Dimmers and chasers can even be added to enhance the party. If you’re planning to give the sign as a gift, it’s the perfect way to show someone that you care. It can be placed anywhere in their home and will last for between eight and 15 years. You can add your own design and text to show them how much you really know them.

Before opting for a sign for a birthday party or gift, consider the size of the place it will be displayed, and the tone of the party. Warm and cool white will suit a more formal gathering, whereas neon pink and blues will enhance a fun party. You can read our full guide here.

LED signs for weddings

Your wedding day should be one of the most memorable occasions of your life, and neon signs are one of the best ways to make the day and night unforgettable. They can be placed anywhere at the event, from the aisle to the dancefloor. They can signpost where the guests need to go for the ceremony, and can even display the couple’s name, or "Mr and Mrs" You can even add it to the reception for a photo opportunity.

Neon LED signs can add a unique touch to your wedding, and can last for the whole ceremony and longer. You also have freedom to design your very own sign, with wording and imagery of your choice. If you’re not looking to design a sign, you can choose from a wide range of pre-made options curated just for a wedding setting.

Like birthday signs, you should take a few considerations in mind before opting for a new wedding sign. Colour can play a big part in how effective the sign is, so try and stick to the tone of the ceremony. Script and serif fonts are usually preferred at formal gatherings such as weddings, but how you design your sign is completely up to you.

To find out more about neon signs for weddings, you can read our full guide here.

LED neon signs for parties

Parties aren’t just reserved for birthdays and weddings. You can throw a personalised party for any occasion, and a LED neon sign will fit in nicely. They can be used for a range of party settings, such as birthdays, christenings and anniversaries. They can even be used at baby showers, and can reveal the gender with colour changing effects.

LED neon signs could be just what your party needs to stand out and be as memorable as possible. They can be your statement piece, especially if they are custom designed to suit the party of who it is being thrown for. They can be used for up to 50,000 hours, meaning they can be taken down easily and used again on another special occasion.

The size of the sign needs to be considered, especially if the party is only small. A large sign can be overbearing, and instead needs to blend in. Parties are usually fun, happy events, so try and opt for colours that reflect this. Depending on the tone of the party, you can add bright yellows and greens to enhance the space.

You can read more about party signs in our full guide here.

LED neon signs for Christmas

Christmas is a time we can always count on every single year. Most people decorate their homes, so why not allow yours to stand out from the crowd. There are plenty of different LED neon signs to choose from, such as festive characters, Christmas trees and baubles. They can be displayed anywhere in your home or at your business to spread festive cheer.

You can place Christmas neon signs outside, as long as you make sure they are splashproof and protected. You could also place them in your home or shop windows to really make a statement to anyone who passes. You could even opt for a sign that displays a Christmas greeting, and you can use it for plenty of Christmases to come.

Christmas signs can attract attention at parties, and will fit in greatly with your existing Christmas décor. They’re a safer option too, as LED lights are usually seen on Christmas trees due to their energy efficiency and the fact that they produce less heat. A neon sign is perfect for Christmas, with its bright lights and quirky fonts and imagery.

To find out more about the benefits of LED neon signs at Christmas, please read our full guide here.