For years now, Customized Girl has been one of the few custom apparel websites to offer a true customization experience with rhinestones. Alas, all good things must come to an end.
Starting today, we are phasing out rhinestones as an option within our Add Text and Add Art tabs of the design center. Soon, it will no longer be possible to place orders with rhinestones.
This is an important update for all of our store owners and any of our customers with saved rhinestone designs in their accounts.
First, we’d like to say that we are going to keep making amazing custom shirts for a very long time. We’re growing every year. Things are good.
But trends in custom apparel decoration tend to come and go. To serve our customers and our store owners in the best possible manner, we have to keep up with these trends.
Custom rhinestones have been on the downward trend lately.
You know what’s on the upward trend? Custom metallic foil decoration. We’re adding silver, gold, and other metallic foil options to more and more items. People love it!
Back to rhinestones. This phase-out process is happening in several steps.
1. We’re removing all rhinestone-related content from our website.
2. Then we will archive our Rhinestone Font options.
When this happens, you will no longer be able to choose a Rhinestone font when you use the “Create” menu and start with a blank item.
If you find a design that uses Rhinestone text, you will still be able to customize and purchase it (until we get to step 4).
3. Then we pause all Rhinestone Art options.
4. Then we will starting updating the share status on all designs that use Rhinestones. The status will be changed to “Private”. After that, it will not be possible to place an order for those designs. If you try, you’ll see a warning that rhinestones are no longer supported. You will still be able to edit those designs and remove the rhinestone elements, and then re-save them. Once you do that, you can change the status back to “storefront”.
If you are a store owner, and you want to keep any of your current designs that use rhinestones, we urge you to follow these steps:
A. Log into your account and click on your rhinestone design.
B. Click Edit Design.
C. If it uses Rhinestone Text, click the Text Style menu and choose a different font. If it uses Rhinestone Art, click the Add Art tab and choose a different piece of art.
D. Click Save and you are good to go.
We recommend doing this in the next couple of weeks.
If you still like some bling on your custom shirts, we would like to recommend our Misses Relaxed Fit District Made Scoopneck Bling Tee. It has studs on the shoulders. You can add your own custom design to it, and we will print it in ink.
Many know Customized Girl as a print on demand apparel and accessory company that specializes in trendy designs. While we may have started out selling custom t-shirts, we’ve evolved into a community of statement makers. It is empowering to make a custom shirt and to wear that statement across your chest. For the last four years, Customized Girl has offered a statement maker scholarship to help students accomplish their collegiate goals. This year we mixed things up a bit with our scholarship. Instead of one statement maker receiving $2500, we selected five influential candidates who would each receive $500 towards their education costs.
We are not only honored to announce these powerful young adults but also ecstatic to share their lives with all of you. Customized Girl asked all winners three questions:
1.) Describe yourself in three words?
2.) What is your ideal career path?
3.) Why is this statement important to you?
Without further ado, meet Customized Girl’s statement makers for 2016!
Statement: If you want something you’ve never had, do something you’ve never done.
Statement: Broken crayons still color
Storms may bend us or try to break us, but they’re bleak in comparison to the bright sunshine on the other side. I try to search for the positive in each day, no matter how crummy. Being able to find the good within the bad has helped me realize my true potential in all situations, not just the successful ones. Just because we feel broken during hard times does not mean we’ve failed to make an impact on the lives of others during the process. Something as simple as your smile to the stranger in the grocery store, holding the door open for a mother with full hands, or offering up your seat on the bus can turn another’s day around. In the midst of brokenness, we’re still adding color and touching the lives of others– so instead of falling victim to the hurt, we can use our inner light to help guide our way through current and future storms.
Statement: Trust your passion to outshine your fears
Brianda Barrera Olvera
Statement: Let success be measured by your happiness, not the other way around
3.) This statement is important to be because I spent most of my high school junior year struggling what I wanted to do with my life. I had convinced myself to become a dentist but I began to lean towards a career in agriculture. When others heard of this, including my family, they began to tell me that a career in dentistry was the most successful thing to do and that I wouldn’t find much success in agricultural communications. Their thoughts almost became my thoughts but I had to remind myself that I defined my own success. I decided that whichever career would make me the happiest is the career I would be most successful in.
Statement: You can’t live in the past, but it is okay to look back at it and smile
1.) I would describe myself as determined, crafty, and loyal
2.) My ideal career path is education. I think that teaching is very important because it is the only profession that creates all other professions. I am enrolled in classes now working toward my teaching degree and I am excited to have my own classroom in just a few years. I have been in a number of classrooms helping out and my favorite so far have been 3rd-5th grade so that is where I am hoping to get placed when I finish college.
3.) This statement is important to me because I love to think about great memories I’ve had but I would then become stuck in those times until I realized that it’s okay to remember the past but I cannot live in it because I would never be able to create new memories that I can also look back on and smile.
Thanks again to everyone who entered our scholarship contest. We already cannot wait for next year’s entries and to hear all of your amazing and innovative statements. No need to worry if you missed out for Customized Girl’s scholarship in 2016. We host our scholarship annually before the start of every school so make sure to stay tuned with all things Customized Girl!
Ride or die and through thick and thin – your significant other is your one and only for a reason. Couples have to think outside of the box when finding new and unique ways to say “I love you.” Customized Girl loves helping couples celebrate their commitment and we’ve devoted time and effort to creating the answer to all your relationship woes with matching couple shirts. Couples shirts are one of the trendiest and greatest way to express your love for each other. Instead of giving traditional gifts this year for Valentine’s Day, create couple shirts that will last a lifetime!
Like we said, Customized Girl’s gallery is full of the cutest and trendiest designs online. Our design center allows users to create exactly what they want. Take a design and simply swap out colors, art, and text or create your very own unique design. Your designs can be exactly the same, uniquely individual so you can wear them apart, or an inside joke between the two of you – that is what makes Customized Girl’s couple shirts the best ever.
Maybe wearing your relationship status across your chest isn’t really your thing but you still want to express your love for your man or lady. What makes Customized Girl better than other online retailers is that our designs are not only limited to apparel but also include accessories. Pillow cases, coffee mugs, phone cases – you name it. Find your favorite design from our gallery and customize it to any product that we offer at no extra cost. All you have to do is find the design you like and swap out the item in the design center. It’s really that easy.
If you’re looking for the ultimate relationship goals to help get you inspired make sure to check out our matching couples pinterest board.
Honey, sweetheart, or your bae – finding that perfect gift to surprise that certain someone can be difficult. With that being said, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you can’t wait til the last minute like years before. This Valentine’s Day let sparks fly with custom underwear for her!
Pick the perfect style of custom underwear for your girlfriend, wife, or that special someone. Browse our gallery of free and trendy art, or upload your own photograph for a more personalized touch. Add initials, a cherished quote, a special date, or a personal message of love to make it even more memorable.
Customized Girl has a great selection of intimates available for you to customize. We offer different options for women AND men. Choose from a variety of styles that include panties, boxers, briefs, and thongs then add your own art and text. With our easy to use design center the user can take any design and switch it onto your product style and color of choice. You can even customize matching boxers with a funny design or your personal nicknames for one another!
Don’t stop there. Customize a matching camisole or tank top or maybe even pajama bottoms to go with the underwear. Our design center allows you to create matching designs across multiple products and with all-inclusive pricing you know what exactly what you are paying for. That’s right, no hidden fees and no setup charges.
Why wait for Valentine’s Day? Treat yo’ self and surprise that special someone right now!
It’s time to face the real world because the holidays are over. There are no more excuses as to why you deserve that cookie and you can have one more drink. 2017 is the start of the new and healthier you. The only problem is, you know, that thing called motivation. You never realized tearing yourself away from that Netflix marathon and making your way to the closet gym would be so darn hard. The struggle is real. We know working out sucks and we really can’t help you there but we can at least give you and your fellow gym-goers a little giggle with some funny workout shirts.
Buying and wearing workout gear has been proven to improve your overall attitude towards exercise and our collection of funny fitness shirts will do just that. They are a great source to inspire you every step of the way. Whether you are just beginning, working out your entire life, or training for a marathon. – Customized Girl wants to spark your inner Queen. Like we stated, it doesn’t matter what your level or preference may be, we have the perfect workout design for you. If you’re not into our laugh out loud designs, that’s okay too. With the Customized Girl design center you have the ability to add your own art and text. Don’t like style or color of the product you can simply switch it out onto another performance shirt.
You need all the motivation you can get, right? Customize a funny workout shirt today and get your heart pumping ASAP!
A big congratulations to our selfie winner for the month of December!
Customized Girl’s selfie winner for the month of December is one of our favorites and a great way to go out with a bang. With the ability to use customization in our design center, our winner was able to recreate sweaters that were worn in a family Christmas photo from 1984. This is why we love what we do. Our team cannot applaud her enough for the clever idea and sentimental gesture.
Our Instagram contest is coming to an end but make sure to stay tuned for the announcement of the grand prize winner. One lucky selfie will receive a $250 Customized Girl Gift Card! Sounds like a lot of more selfie opportunities.