Homemade versus Store-bought: Why not do both?

Sure, giving someone a tin of cookies for their birthday is sweet, but why not come up with something a bit cooler this year? Nothing says “I love you,” more than an inappropriate inside joke custom printed on the front of your t-shirt.

When it comes to the battle of homemade verses store-bought, the battle rages on: Making something at home is cheap, buying something shows value and style. Or making something at home is thoughtful, whereas buying something from a mall is impersonal.

There are huge lists of pros and cons, and when it comes to buying or making for that difficult weirdo on your list, sometimes it might be easier just to slip a fifty in a card and call it a day. But has it come to that?

Get real. When store-bought crap comes off as careless and homemade gifts come across as tacky, custom t-shirts swoop in on a superman cape and save the day. Keep it personal and brand spankin’ new. Touch their hearts and keep it stylish.

Afraid your creativity falls short? Have zero skill? Can’t think for yourself? Wordans still has your back, with thousands of pre-designed images, colours, sweet movie posters, band shirts, and our online design application is idiot-proof.

There. You have no excuse. Start making cool gifts for everyone and let them think you are a creative fashionable genius.

Isn’t it time to upgrade the homemade gift? Isn’t it time to make the store-bought gift more heartfelt? Aren’t you tired of feeling like you’re having an aneurysm every time you go tearing through the mall in a frenzy to find something, or up to your arms in macaroni noodles, glitter and paste every time you try and express yourself for a friend?

Are homemade gifts really  cheaper, anyway? Nah. By the time you go buying every individual piece, (eggs or craft paper, Poloroid film or a picture frame) you’ve probably spent way more than you intended and the thing still may end up in the trash in a few months.

Maybe the person you have in mind hates surprises, anyway. So here’s what you do. Grab a 6-pack of beer and both of you sit down in front of the computer and make t-shirts together. Matching t-shirts. And then go on a pub crawl. Or church meeting. Whatever.

Stop being that boring person who gives socks or banana bread. Start making rad t-shirts. (Or hoodies, tank tops, sweet posters, tote bags…) The possibilities are endless. Put the personality back into your presents and give ‘em something that’s the best of both worlds.

 

 

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Give A Vintage Soft Feel To Your New T-Shirts

Have you ever wondered how to get that comfy used t-shirt feel without having to wear it day-in and day-out for years? Wordans has found a great solution for you – brine your shirt.

Yes it may sound a little odd at first since brining is usually something done to food and not clothing. Although, trust us it really works and you’ll be amazed once you try it that you may end up doing it to all your t-shirts.

Through the brining process, the fibers in your new t-shirt will become less itchy, stiff and starchy and will take on a super comfortable vintage soft feel.

If you are worried that the colours will bleed into each other ruining your t-shirt, worry not as the process does not affect the printed ink on the shirt.

Here is what you’ll need to brine your t-shirt:

  • 1 Plastic tub (something comparable to fit the liquid)
  • 1 Large pot to boil ingredients
  • 4 cups of water
  • ½ cup of salt
  • ½ cup of baking soda (if in mass quantity up to a 1 full cup only needed)

Start by combining salt, baking soda and water into the large pot. Bring to a boil. Allow simmering for about 3-5 minutes. Turn off heat. Allow the liquid to cool completely before transferring it to the large container.

Flip your t- shirts inside out, and layer them into the brine. Allow them to brine for a minimum of 5 days (longer if you want them softer) stirring them once a day. This step will require some high levels patience since you most likely itching with excitement to show off your newly altered threads to your friends.

After the brining period, wring out your t-shirts and rinse them with warm water in the sink. Wash them as usual, and dry on high heat.

Now you can enjoy your brand new, vintage soft t-shirt… You may never want to take it off again!

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T-shirt design of the Day – Darth Nasty Tees

Design of the Day – Darth Nasty Tees
You can find this design on one of our POD shop owner! – HERE

Or put this design on a #Tshirt or a #SnapBack 

 

Darth Nasty Tees

 

 

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T-shirt design of the Day

Nasty Game – from Nasty TEES

Nasty Game - Nasty TEES

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Split Collection

Spring has inspired the Split collection, have a look!

http://goo.gl/OcCqn5

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Promo code 25% OFF

Get 25% off with the promo code BLOG2014

This offer is valid until April 20, 2014

Promo code - Wordans | Custom T-shirts

 

 

 

 

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Spring Trends 2014

With the arrival of Spring comes the arrival of different holidays loved by many. Lots of popular and different holidays will be celebrated including Mother’s day, Easter, and many more. This week we present to you different products that will definetly help you celebrate these favourite holidays.

 

Easter Design

Easter Custom T-shirt

Mother’s Day

Mother's Day design t-shirt

Father’s Day

Father's Day Design on Custom T-shirt

Customize your own Product with Wordans

T-shirts, hoodies, aprons, caps & more!

Customize your t-shirt

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Chuck Norris t-shirt Joke

From the Wordans team, we wish you HappyBirthday Chuck!
“Chuck Norris has already been to Mars; that’s why there are no signs of life”
http://goo.gl/4WSi6m
Chuck Norris | T-shirt design

Put the design on a T-shirt
http://goo.gl/rXq3Up
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Wordans Label - Create your Own Apparel Brand

Wordans Label – Create your Own Apparel Brand

Are you are a designer, a webmaster, or an expert in SEO/SEM?
If so, use your talents to start making money instantly by becoming a Wordans Label partner.
1. Open a shop on: Wordans Label 
2. Choose a name for your shop and upload your designs and/or your brand and create the products you wish to sell.
3. Share the custom t-shirts you’ve created on various social medias : Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or directly through your own white label.
It’s super easy, fast and the only risk is making money.For more information you can send us a quick email at info@wordans.com

See you soon on Wordans Label!
    
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