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Go for Gold with a Custom T-Shirt

07/24/2012 - 2:53pm

It’s time for America to go for the gold. The Summer Olympics begin July 27 in London, where Americans will once again compete against 200 countries for sports supremacy.

This year promises to be another exciting competition for Team USA, who has world champion Michael Phelps diving into the games for the chance to earn the most medals ever awarded to an Olympian. It’s also a great time to show off your patriotic pride with some red, white and blue sportswear.

What’s In a Name? Rebranding with BLT

07/20/2012 - 2:51pm

Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Probably, but would anyone sniff it if we called it a skunk cabbage?

Iconic fashion house Yves Saint Laurent has decided it’s time for a change of style. The brand, long known for its intertwined YSL logo, will rename its ready-to-wear collection Saint Laurent Paris. The change came after Hedi Slimane took over the fashion house.

For now, Slimane says the famous YSL logo will continue to appear on bags and shoes, but the fashion house is looking into taking a new approach in the coming years.

BLT Takes You Out to The Ball Game

07/16/2012 - 2:50pm

This summer, it’s time to take more than your peanuts and cracker jacks to a baseball game. With both the Orioles and the Nationals enjoying a good season, it’s time to bring back baseball chic to the D.C. Metro area.

Visit BLT Shirt Printers for a chance to cap off your outfit with a custom hat. With our 14-foot head embroidery machine, if you can dream it we can create it for baseball caps, visors and knit beanies. Want to know how it works? Watch it in action!

Keep Your Customers Happy with Custom Merchandise

07/11/2012 - 2:48pm

You might not know the name John Pasche, but you’ve definitely seen his work. The graphic artist is responsible for creating the lips logo now ubiquitous with the Rolling Stones. Now, those crazy British rockers would probably still have been big, even without a cool logo, but Pasche’s brilliant image helped the Stones sell millions of t-shirts to rock fans World Wide.

Avoid Your Uniform Nightmares with BLT Shirt Printers’ Custom Work Apparel

06/22/2012 - 2:46pm

Gordon Ramsay has become a household name in America with his Kitchen Nightmares series. The chef extraordinaire shouts critiques at bewildered restaurateurs to help them revamp their business and earn new customers. One of Ramsay’s favorite criticisms is the style of their failing restaurants. At BLT Shirt Printers, we know that the best way to revamp your business and earn new customers is by setting a clean and reliable style.

Find Your Family with Help from BLT Shirt Printers

06/19/2012 - 2:42pm

It’s summertime and the living is easy. It’s the perfect time for a family reunion and sight-seeing trip. The only problem: Yours won’t be the only family touring this summer. A little over 16 million people visited the Washington D.C. area last year, if you’re going to join them, you’ll need to be prepared.

So what do you do when you want to take the family on a trip without losing a cousin or two? You come to BLT Shirt Printers. Order a set of family-trip shirts to wear on your summer trip.

Give New Meaning to Green Grocers with a Custom Printed Shopping Bag

06/05/2012 - 2:38pm

In the near future, you’ll need more than a list when you go to the store. Last week Los Angeles made history by becoming the largest city in the US to ban plastic bags in supermarkets.

It’s not unreasonable. Single use plastic bags are often unable to be recycled, meaning that 90-percent of recycled bags end up in landfills. The average American family goes through about 600 bags a year.

In Maryland’s Montogomery County, they’ve ruled that you can use plastic bags at check out – as long as you’re willing to pay an extra 5-cents per bag.

Custom Designs Get Your Brews in More Hands

06/04/2012 - 2:36pm

Flying Dog Ales founder George Stranahan credits a former neighbor for the striking designs on his bottles. Stranahan lived next door to gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, known by some as the guy Johnny Depp played in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

Thompson was never above having a few drinks and Stranahan’s brew must have hit the spot. Soon Thompson introduced him to British artist Ralph Steadman, who illustrated most of Thompson’s works. Soon Steadman was drawing eye catching designs for all Flying Dog products. Thompson even wrote an essay on ale for Stranahan to use in Flying Dog publicity.

Fun in the Sun is Better with Custom Printed UV Protection Apparel

05/25/2012 - 2:33pm

School’s out for summer. And unless you’ve got a great daycare plan, the kids are probably going to camp. With fun in the sun, comes exposure to harmful UV and UVB rays.

At BLT Shirt Printers we know that campers have other things on their minds than reapplying sunscreen. And nothing ruins a great day outside quite like a nasty sunburn. Send your campers off with confidence clad in UV protective shirts and hats.

Fly Your Colors with a Custom Printing – Special Offer for our Military Members

05/24/2012 - 2:30pm

It’s not too late to pay tribute to our county and those who serve it with a custom printed shirt, magnet or hat for Memorial Day. At BLT Shirt Printers we’ve got you covered from head to toe with patriotic designs, insignias and more.

Remember that patriotic themes last all summer: Flag Day is around the corner on June 14, followed by Independence Day and the 67th anniversary of V-J Day which ended WWII. If your style is more subtle, work with our designers to create a shirt that pays tribute to our County with a touch of patriotism and tons of style. And since stripes are in this year, a red and white t-shirt will keep you stylish all summer. You can even do it yourself with our online design tool!

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