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Going on a family trip for the Winter holidays this year? Make your occasion even more merry and bright with matching tees for the whole group! Check out these Ink of the Week submissions from years past for some inspiration!

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We know we have the best customers in the business, so to celebrate our 15th anniversary, we wanted to thank the people, organizations, and communities that have supported us throughout the years!

To follow our amazing trip with Lindsay Arnold to surprise the Waller High School Dance Team, we decided to surprise a customer with a very special cause just in time for Veteran’s Day. Long-time customer John Thompson is President of SUDS Diving, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of wounded, ill and injured service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan through rehabilitative scuba diving. We surprised John by sponsoring three veterans for a dive in November 2015 in Rincon, Puerto Rico.

You can learn more about the incredible work of SUDS and our trip with them here:

 

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Tis the season to be crafty! We’ve assembled a collection of our favorite holiday DIYs and crafts to get your home, office, or party looking fresh and festive this winter.

1. Mason Jars, Mason Jars, Mason Jars!

Everyone’s favorite all-purpose storage and decoration solution is definitely not left out of the winter holiday festivities. As little as a bit of twine, some paint, or water and a candle can transform a plain mason jar into a beautiful, inexpensive and eye-catching table feature.

2. Crafty Tabletop Trees

Whether you don’t have room for a full-size tree or just can’t get enough of them, tabletop trees are a holiday classic. Put a crafty twist on yours this year with fun projects such as this whimsical tree made of deconstructed plastic spoons!

3. Get Modern

The holidays are a time for tradition, but who says you can’t break the trend? With trees and ornaments available in all colors of the rainbow, anything goes when it comes to trimming your tree. The black, white, and metallic gold color scheme is a popular one this year. What do you think?

4. Have Fun!

It’s easy to get carried away with perfectly coordinated modern holiday decor, but decorating for the holidays doesn’t have to be all business! Have fun with your decorations and stand apart from the crowd by letting your inner child go wild- it’s the spirit of the season, after all. Dinosaur menorah, anyone?

5. Custom Holiday T-shirts

Last but not least, DIY a memory they’ll cherish forever by bringing your friends and family together for the holidays in custom t-shirts! Get started by checking out our artist-designed Christmas templates!

Still looking for inspiration? Go to our Pinterest page for more info on these ideas and more. You can also read customer Christmas stories.



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Congratulations to the five winners of our Be Good to Each Other photo sweepstakes!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our #UnityDay2015 sweepstakes. Your posts helped us unite against bullying and help bring kindness, acceptance and inclusion to all!

BG2EO WinnerGrand Prize:  Washtenaw International High School

BG2EO Runner Up Youngsan Karate Runner Up: Youngsan Karate

BG2EO Runner Up - Field Hockey Runner Up: Bridgewater-Raritan High School

BG2EO Runner Up Quanesha Runner Up: Quanesha Johnson and her daughters

BG2EO Runner Up - Avenue Jack Runner Up: Avenue Jack

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Thanksgiving is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about what to make for the big day! To get some inspiration, we asked Inkers to share their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. We got some awesome takes on the classics and even an idea for that leftover can of cranberry sauce. Try out one of these recipes for your Thanksgiving spread!

1. Jennifer J., one of our team environment coordinators, shares her Mom’s stuffing recipe. She takes classic stuffing and makes it her own with the addition of apples and almonds!

Mom’s Stuffing

2. Outside of Customink, Chase D, one of our production artists, is a private and guest chef. He hosts pop-up restaurants, guest chefs at some of Reno’s finest, and is in the process of opening his first restaurant. Needless to say, he has a few rad recipes! Here’s one of his favorites that is a crowd pleaser! It makes sweet potato haters do a double take.

Sweet Potato Goodness

3. Mark R, one of our product managers, shares his favorite stuffing recipe. Rice and quinoa replace the usual bread to make this version naturally gluten free!

Ojibway Pilaf with Cranberries and Pecans

4. Erica H., also one of our team environment coordinators, prefers the nostalgia of canned cranberry sauce for her Thanksgiving feast. Since she usually has a can left after the event, she’s done some experimenting and found that you can make a great cran-peach topping for everything from pancakes to ice cream!

Cran-Peach Topping

5. Erin S., a satisfaction assurance associate, adds spicy sausage to her stuffing for a little kick!

Spicy Sausage Stuffing

We’d love to hear your favorite Thanksgiving recipe too, so feel free to post it to the comments!

thanksgiving

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