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Custom Military Designs

We offer Creative Services to our Military customers for free, and I’ve been the go-to rep for these customers for the last 3 or so years.  Key design elements for our soldiers unit shirts tend to include similar images, no matter if we are designing for  Navy, Army, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard or National Guard.

Below I’ve compiled a list of the usual suspects.

  1. Flags
  2. Animal Mascots
  3. Weapons
  4. Skulls
  5. Camo
  6. Map
  7. Scrolls
  8. Military vehicles
  9. Playing cards
  10. Pin-Up Girls

What would you put on your military t-shirts?


T-Shirt Sleeve Printing

Some things just look better when viewed from the front, like televisions. Others are best observed from behind, like a great pair of jeans. But what’s a great way to shine while being seen from the side?

A sleeve print! Gather round blog readers, as I tell the tale of designs too rebellious for a front or back location. Read more –>


Maybe it’s because I didn’t make it to Disneyland until I was 13 and didn’t appreciate it (let’s face it, it’s an awkward age for anything new), but I seem to be having a delayed Disney thing happening because the 25-year-old me LOVES the new commercials running for the Disney resorts.  In the words of Liz Lemon, “I want to go to there.”

In the commercials, families are deliriously happy, kids are smiling, people are running through the warm surf on some distant beach, and everyone is enjoying themselves and those around them. Family vacations can be a great thing, and Disney shows us how they should be done. They also happen to feature everyone wearing custom t-shirts made for their family vacation, and while Disney did not get their shirts printed with us… they should have! And there ends my quick love affair with Disney. We almost had it all.

What is the lesson I am trying to teach, you ask? Well, if you’re having a family vacation this year, try drawing inspiration from the patented magic of Disney and think about creating your own vacation t-shirts.

Check out the commercial by clicking the video above, or going to the Disney Parks YouTube page.


5th Birthday Party T-Shirt

I know you know that nothing completes a special occasion better than a custom t-shirt, right? Sometimes you need help making the souvenir for the big day really unique.

For example, you could need a cool design for your son’s 5th birthday. This year, he’s obsessed with funny-looking monsters like Rick H.’s son of Wellesley Hills, MA, and you’re not sure where to start or how to make it pop. What you do have is some photos of the entertainment (real monsters) coming for the big day and an idea. We can take it from there! Read more –>


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I don’t have a problem making new friends (thank you, magnetic personality!), but keeping friends is an entirely different story.  You know what would be really handy to keep people coming back for more after the initial glamor of being my friend wears off? A coupon each time we hang out again! Let’s dive into how CustomInk is great at keeping friends, by offering a Reorder Discount!  I bet you didn’t see that transition coming!



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