2 April 2014
Category: Announcements, Custom Tees For Groups
Today is World Autism Day and April is Autism Awareness Month.
Today, through the rest of the month, efforts will be made by organizations and parents to increase awareness of Autism.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects brain development, impacting social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and motor coordination. Autism affects 1 in every 88 children in the United States. ASD is thought to be the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S.
With so many organizations holding events this month to raise awareness, we’re happy to be a reliable source for their custom apparel needs. We have a line of designs dedicated to Charity Events, one of which is Autism. Our custom Autism tees and hoodies are ideal for charity walks or runs. With so many customizable features, you can create a tee for your event that is personal to you and your awareness goals.
Looking for a way to get involved?
Autism Speaks is an organization dedicated to bringing awareness to the disease year round and helping find resources for treatment, prevention, and possibly a cure.
Autism Speaks is a great resource if you’re looking for Ways to Give money or time. Donate to the organization, support a walk, or sign up to walk yourself!
Don’t forget to Light It Up Blue tonight in honor of World Autism Day.
31 March 2014
Category: Announcements, Behind The Seams, Custom Shirts
Fashion weeks, fashion blogs, Instagram, magazines, and so on. We’ve been seeing a classic top cropping up everywhere style is celebrated.
Because Customized Girl is determined to offer you the chance to make your statement in the trendiest ways possible, we’ve added two new customizable crop tops and a customizable bandeau top to our collection of Women’s Tops! And they’re just in time for your Spring and Summer looks!
The Bella Crop Top Tank Top is ideal for customizing a crop top that keeps you looking and feeling cool. Customize the crop top tank top for your summer concerts!
The Bella Crop Top Tee is perfect for creating a unique Spring style that can’t be missed. Customize your crop top tee and pair it with your favorite shorts or a midi skirt for a fun or polished look.
The Bella Bandeau Top is the go-to for your Summer vacations this year. Soak up the sun and avoid any weird tan lines while wearing a totally unique bandeau. Make it a complete outfit with your high waisted shorts or a maxi skirt!
Choose the top that best reflects your style then customize it with our trendy fonts and art or upload an image. However you customize your new crop top is totally up to you, just make your statement!
21 March 2014
Category: Announcements, personalized gifts
Easter is almost here!
Easter is April 20th this year and it’s right around the corner! What makes any Easter gift special is the thought that is behind it. What’s more thoughtful than a uniquely customized gift from Customized Girl?
We have a lot to offer for Easter gifts. Our customized stuffed animals are always a popular choice. The plush bunny is a go-to. But our teddy bears, kitten, and duckie are equally as cute and fun to receive! A customized stuffed animal sits perfectly on a mountain of chocolate bunnies and plastic eggs in an Easter basket.
Looking for more?
Customize an infant onesie, baby bib, or thermal blanket! Choose from our gallery of Easter art and add a name and date to commemorate baby’s first Easter! Toddler’s t-shirts and hoodies are available for customization too.
Maybe your giftee is too old for the Easter bunny. Check out our Gift Center for Custom Teen Gifts! We offer iPhone and iPad cases, pajamas, tote bags, Junior and Misses shirts, and more.
Make Customized Girl your one stop shop for Easter gifts this year! We offer a group discount on orders of 6 items or more, even if they’re not the same item! You can check all the grand-kids, nieces and nephews, cousins, and play dates off your list at once!
12 March 2014
Category: Announcements, Behind The Seams, Updates
We’re listening to our customers.
We were getting feedback recently about our Port and Company Large Square Duffel Bag. Several customers experienced tearing at the seams. When we first added the Port & Company bag, the quality was great. We’re not sure what happened with the manufacturing process, but it seems like the quality deteriorated recently. We listened to your feedback and removed it from the site. We’ve added the Augusta Flare Duffel Bag
to replace it. All of the designs in our gallery that were on the old Port & Company bag are now on the new Augusta bag.
More good news!
In addition to the Augusta Flare Duffel Bag we’ve also added the Pro-Weave Workout Duffel Bag so we can be sure to cover all of your customized gym bag needs.
The Pro-Weave workout bag is the first duffel bag that we can decorate using our direct to garment digital printers. This means you can add full color art, lots of different text styles, and in general, more intricate designs than on our other duffel bags. We can print directly on this bag because it is made of fleece, just like most of our customized sweatshirts and hoodies.
Need new dance bags for your studio? Create a fierce look for the team with our easy-to-use Name and Numbers feature.
Want to stand out at your cheerleading competitions? Customize cheer bags for the whole squad and receive our group discount on orders of 6 items or more!
Gymnastics? No problem. Tote all of your chalk, tape, and leotards in a custom gym bag created by you, for you.
Looking for a gym bag that’s unique to you and your fitness goals? Be inspired by some of our designs and choose from tons of workout art in the design center!
Like we said, we’ve got you covered on your custom gym bag needs. Order yours today!
10 March 2014
Category: Announcements, Custom Shirts, Updates
We’ve all seen the adorable ways to mark your baby’s first twelve months on Pinterest. Chalk boards and high chairs, calendars and quilts. Next up? Month marker onesies!
Don your little love bug in a custom month marker onesie and take your own Pin-worthy photos. Balloons, blankets, lights, voilà! Super mom!
21 February 2014
Category: Announcements, Behind The Seams
Love adding new designs to your Customized Girl account and sharing them with your friends? Well, it just got better because we have new fonts that are trendy and unique for you to design with! We know variety is key when piecing together your custom shirts and accessories so we made adding these new fonts a must on our to-do list this year! The last thing we want is for you to be uninspired while in our design center, but now with the addition of our new fonts, the sky is the limit to what you can create! Plus, thanks to the new sets of Sans-fonts and Tall-fonts, you can finally create one design with multiple font weights!
To showcase the new fonts and how you can use them in your next creations, check out some of the designs below featuring our new fonts!
As you can see we have added nine new fonts that are a variety of bold, tall, slim, and light. One font in particular is our favorite and we’re guessing you’ll probably recognize it from a popular 90’s TV show.
When you customize your next design on Customized Girl, look for our new fonts in the text style drop down menu and let us know which new font you like the best!
21 February 2014
Don’t get pinched!
Today (February 21, 2014) is the last day to order your St. Patrick’s Day shirts and receive them in time for the holiday while still using Economy Shipping. Be sure to check out our designs and get customizing before it’s too late!
5 December 2013
Category: Announcements, Custom Lifestyle
It’s always better to give than it is to receive around Christmas time! Fueled by this Christmas spirit, we decided to adopt a local family here in Columbus, Ohio for Christmas. The holiday season is the perfect time to make a donation or volunteer in your local community, and if you have ever considered adopting a family for Christmas, the process is super simple and enjoyable!
First, you need to find a local service agency in your area. We chose to go through a local church to find a family we could adopt this year. The organization you choose to go through will help you find the right size of family that will fit within your budget. This is the exciting part because you’ll be able to find out the names of the kids you’ll be buying gifts for and you’ll also receive their wish lists. This year we have three awesome kids we will be buying gifts for and they are James, Johanna and Linda.
Once you have your family and their wish lists, all you need to do is go shopping and bring the gifts back to your local agency. It’s that simple! For our family, we chose to make it a company wide event. We wrapped a donation box and placed it in the break room so everyone from the Customized Girl team could have a chance to make a money donation to help us buy gifts. The response in donations was amazing and we can’t wait to go shopping for our family!
A big thank you to all of you who are making a statement by adopting a family for Christmas or volunteering in some other way to make Christmas special for others this year!
14 November 2013
Category: Announcements, Custom Lifestyle
Before we send out any order, the printed item and its print quality go through a detailed inspection to ensure our customer is receiving the very best product possible. If we spot any imperfection in the item or the printing, we put the flawed product aside and start over. At Customized Girl, we are very attentive to what is going on in the world and are very well aware that there are others in need. That is why instead of throwing out these imperfect products, we donate all of them directly to Planet Aid.
Making this weekly donation to Planet Aid is not only good for the environment, but it is a way to help those who are less fortunate. Planet Aid is a nonprofit organization known for empowering disadvantaged people from around the world. They use the funds generated from selling unwanted clothing to support international aid projects in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Planet Aid supports development projects that help individuals and communities improve the condition of their lives. These programs focus on spurring action in the areas of micro-financing, sustainable agriculture, health and disease prevention, education and community development.
One of the micro-financing projects Planet Aid supports that really attracted our attention was the mission of empowering women by delivering increased awareness of household finance in rural India. Women who are involved in this project have seen great change in their family’s livelihood, allowing them to gain better access to food and education. Through this project, women have also gained decision-making power within their family, and thus are able to more effectively contribute to raising their children. Plus, over 1,500 women who have participated in these micro-financing projects have even been able to acquire health insurance for their families, a huge accomplishment for many in rural India!
This is just one story of the many projects Planet Aid is able to fund with recycled textiles. If you would like to know more about Planet Aid and their projects, check out their website at http://www.planetaid.org/.
1 November 2013
Category: Announcements, Custom Lifestyle
Having an education is a beautiful thing, but what isn’t, is the amount of money it costs to get that education. At Customized Girl, we want to help the women of tomorrow and we’re delighted to announce the Customized Girl Annual Scholarship!
As you have probably already noticed, we are all about statement makers and celebrating those who have an important message to share with the world. Statements are what we love and that’s why our scholarship is centered on making them!
As college students, we know you are busy enough with essays, exams and, more than likely, even a part-time job to help pay for the degree you are working towards, so we wanted to keep our scholarship simple and to the point. Share your statement with us in 140 characters or less, no longer than a tweet! Make it the one statement you think will change the world if people actually put it in to action!
We bet you’re wondering what you get if you win! Don’t worry, we didn’t forget. We just wanted to save the best for last! If you are chosen as the winner, you will receive a one time $2,500 scholarship to help with your college expenses, a unique shirt design and an interview with us, which will be featured on our blog. Pretty awesome, right?!
If we have piqued your interest, click the link below to read more about the details and to enter the Customized Girl Annual Scholarship!
Learn More About The Customized Girl School Scholarship