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Christmas, Hanukkah, and end-of-the-year festivities are nearly two weeks away! See the ways in which some of our customers have celebrated the holidays in years past in our Ink of the Week photo contest. Happy Holidays!

 

Cornell Racing Spreading Holiday Cheer

Each year, the Cornell Racing Team designs, manufactures, and tests an open-wheeled race car for an international race in Michigan. Thanks to CustomInk, they united alumni and current members over the holidays with vibrant holiday sweaters – ideal for building cars and spreading holiday cheer!

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Archibald Family Christmas

Growing up, this customer’s mother dressed her family in matching pajamas on Christmas. The gifts were always marked “OCE” – open Christmas Eve. The kids soon outgrew the pajamas, so one decided to start designing Christmas t-shirts for the whole family to wear. Matching tees for all to wear on Christmas has now been a family tradition for many, many years.

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WMS Drill Team at San Pedro Christmas Parade

Thirty three girls from the Wilmington Middle School Drill Team proudly wore their custom uniforms before marching out in the San Pedro Christmas Parade. The group received so many compliments on the t-shirts that a second order was placed after the parade for family members and volunteers.

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Cookie Baking Crew

These cousins have been baking sugar cookies together each holiday season for as long as they can remember. When their loving mother/aunt passed away from cancer 20 years ago, family members promised to keep everyone connected throughout the years. To celebrate the holiday tradition, and how close the family has become, one cousin surprised the group with custom cookie baking t-shirts!

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Christmas Jammies

Family members from Nebraska, South Dakota, and Massachusetts met in the White Mountains of New Hampshire to celebrate a fun-filled Christmas week. To top off the fun, they ordered “Christmas Jammie” long sleeve t-shirts to lounge around in during their relaxing time off. 

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Reece’s Warriors at Jingle Bell Walk

Members of “Team Reece – Reece’s Warriors” participated in 5K Jingle Bell Walks, sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, in Florida, Ohio, and Texas. Reece was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at three years of ago, and while he resides in Sarasota, Florida, friends and family from all over the country turned out to support him at walks in their home state.

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Best Christmas Pageant Ever

These CustomInk shirts will be used as costumes in the Providence Players upcoming production of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Not only do they unite these mini actors and actresses, but they double as marketing tools to spread the word about the show!

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Turkey trots, turkey dinners, turkey bowls, oh my! Whether you have an active or a more laid-back Thanksgiving approaching, we can all find something to be thankful for. See the ways in which some of our customers celebrate the holiday in our Ink of the Week photo contest.

 

Family Turkey Trot

The Coomes, Watts, and Wright families hosted their own Thanksgiving Turkey Trot down the George Washington Parkway in Alexandria, Virginia. Due to travel and schedules, the families were unable to sign up for an official race. That didn’t stop their motivation, though! The run was made complete with custom long sleeve t-shirts.

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Kahili Turkey Bowl

Pictured is the Kahili family’s 15th annual Thanksgiving flag football game. Whether rain, shine, or mud, this family comes together every Thanksgiving holiday to play a friendly game of football in the backyard. Last year, the “kids” team easily defeated the parents team. Good luck to both teams this year!

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5th Annual Fake Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in October? Why not?! This family has a tough time getting everyone together on the actual Thanksgiving holiday, so they choose to celebrate in October. Better weather, cheaper airfares, and being able to quickly run to the grocery store for forgotten ingredients are just a few reasons why this family is a proponent of an early celebration.

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Crowder Family Thanksgiving

For five years running, the Crowder family has celebrated Thanksgiving with custom “Crowder Bowl”  t-shirts. The family grows larger and larger each year, but they always remain united in their custom apparel. During the holiday, the family enjoys football, games, and endless laughs.

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Final Thanksgiving in Family Home

Sonja and Bob, the matriarch and patriarch of the Riggs family, sold their family home last year before moving and retiring to North Carolina. To celebrate years of memories, everyone flew in for a final Thanksgiving in the home they grew up in. To commemorate the event, the family celebrated in custom family t-shirts.

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Post-meal Workout

After their Thanksgiving meal, this family decided to go for a run/walk within Georgia’s Milk and Honey Farm. This made dessert extra worth it! Everyone staying on the farm for the holiday loved the artwork and quality of the shirts. 

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Halloween festivities are right around the corner. Some people choose store-bought costumes; some choose to let their creativity shine through a custom shirt design. See the ways in which some of our customers celebrate this spooktacular holiday in our Ink of the Week photo contest.

 

Scary Teacher Costume

The teachers at Port Matilda Elementary in Pennsylvania host a Halloween parade for their students each year around the town. All teachers participated this year with ‘Scary Teacher Costume’ t-shirts. The shirts were such a hit around the school that the group is already planning a new order for Dr. Seuss week in the spring!

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M&M Friends

Who doesn’t love a colorful group of M&M’s? This group of friends turned to CustomInk to personalize their own bunch of custom, M&M spoof t-shirts. Adorned with colorful tutus and suspenders, the girls wore the costumes to Halloween day at Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School.

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Second Annual Hallo-Wing

For two years in a row, the team behind the Wanderin’ Wings food truck in Raleigh, North Carolina, have ordered custom t-shirts for their annual Halloween party. They throw the party to thank their supporters and when the supporters saw these cool, unique shirts, they all wanted one. Shirts for the third annual party have already been ordered!

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Minion Crazy

Employees at Shannon Orthodontics in Michigan turned their custom, company raglans into minion Halloween costumes. Not only did they wear the cozy shirts around the office on Halloween, but they love to wear the shirts to other office functions (minus the minion masks).

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MSC Firefighters

These colleagues work in a Credit Union call center. They see themselves as first responders, always having to put out fires, so for Halloween they dressed up as firefighters. They had a mural made with face cut outs for photo taking opportunities throughout the day. The group had a blast and looked great while doing it!

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25th Annual Halloween Campout

Halloween isn’t all candy and costumes. For 25 years, this family has gone camping every Halloween weekend. This year, a couple family members wanted to commemorate the 25th campout anniversary with custom shirts. The group was surprised the first night and everyone, ranging from 15 months to 80-years-old, loved them!

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Whether they are large, medium, or small, businesses trust the CustomInk brand. After all, it’s what keeps them coming back for more! See the ways in which our customers choose CustomInk for their different business needs in our Ink of the Week photo contest.

 

Global Cooling

Global Cooling has spirit, yes they do! When a new model freezer was in the middle of production, the guys at Global Cooling decided to celebrate their low energy achievements with a t-shirt photo-op. While not everyone was completely ready prior to the photo being taken, it still captures the business’ spirit.

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Raisin’ Roots

This small business, Raisin’ Roots Farms, participates in Larimer County’s Farmer’s Market in Fort Collins, Colorado. From dragon’s tongue bush beans to celery hearts to collards and turnips, this group sells a variety of fresh veggies. Now, they have custom t-shirts with their logo to show off to patrons!

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High Fidelity

This group of smiling faces works at High Fidelity, a virtual reality company in San Francisco. Wondering what those funny-looking headsets are? They’re VR headsets that let one see the next medium. This company prides itself on being an open-source virtual reality platform built by a team of amazing people – hence why they deserved amazing t-shirts!

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Berriegood

Employees at Berriegood Co. took a pause from making acai superfruit meals to pose in their newest order of super-soft CustomInk t-shirts. The team at Berriegood, Denver’s first acai superfruit cafe, loves to mix and match v-neck and crewneck t-shirts to fit the style of everyone on the team.

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Nordstrom Mobile Team Event

The Nordstrom Mobile Apps & Services team spent a sunny summer afternoon on a rooftop terrace in downtown Seattle to celebrate a great year. Veteran members of the team had a CustomInk t-shirt from previous years, so they worked with CustomInk again to reorder more of the same t-shirt for new hires. The shirts united new and old team members, all while representing the company.

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Pearson National Region

These employees work hard and kick butt all year long, but this fall, the National Sales Team at Pearson Education kicked off the fall sales season with new, custom raglans. The shirts feature a custom logo created by CustomInk’s design team. The group loves the shirts so much that they were them both at work and home!

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You may have heard about our sixth annual Be Good to Each Other Campaign, but did you know our customers support anti-bullying efforts all year long? Check out some of the ways our customers take a stand against bullying in our Ink of the Week photo contest.

 

anti_bullying_1Anti-Bullying Club

Nathan Hale High School’s Anti-Bullying Club believes zero-tolerance for bullying is not only a lesson to be taught, but a fundamental attribute of schools. When they needed shirts to wear while traveling and presenting to middle and elementary schools on creating and preserving a bully-free culture, they turned to our friendly staff for help. The shirts were a great conversation starter – students who weren’t in the club before asked about the shirts and many have since joined the club!

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This customer’s daughter organized an anti-bullying workshop, titled Choose Kindness, to focus on the dangers of cyber bullying. The event, which was held at a church in the community, attracted the attention of a local police office who came to talk about the state laws in regards to bullying and harassment. Participants of the workshop all received “Choose Kindness” t-shirts.

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anti_bullying_3United Against Bullying

Teachers at Nightingale Charter School celebrated Unity Day last year by wearing “Bully Free Zone” t-shirts and speaking to their students about the importance of uniting against bullying. They have ordered shirts for Unity Day for the past two years, and most recently ordered class sweatshirts for a larger group.

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