Shirts ’til it hurts!
posted by snowwhitedrifted (SWD/ West Coast Stacey)
Did you know that both East Coast Stacey and I are graphic designers? See, cosmic twins afterall. Well, designing t-shirts is my (SWD’s) day job. As some of you know, I design the shirts for the letters to twilight shirt shop , which started out as a favor to a commenter, with one design, and turned into this:
I even made that ^ into a banner for an Eclipse- themed dinner party (gone awry, by the way, which is fuel for another post). Yeah, printed it through work #laughingstock.
Then this summer, I decided I needed to express my appreciation for the Viking Sheriff.
more embarrassing better way than with a t-shirt? (*side note: I’m sure that’s what #hotalex had in mind when signing on to the show, that it’d lead to us 30 something married moms with “Property of Sheriff Northman” on their tatas.) Well designing one leads to designing 12, because I’m a shirt making strumpet (TB word of the day, right there) and my True Blood shirt shop was born.
…Then of course came the Vampire Diaries section. Because what new mother doesn’t want a Salvatore baby bib? Or who wants to express her enthusiasm for a fictious high school that she is 15 years too old to attend?
Anyway, last month I realized the Scottish festival/Highland games was coming up (in May, nonetheless, I like to be prepared). I wanted a Jamie Fraser inspired garment to sport while I watch
men in kilts caber tossing and stone putting (and trying to remember if anyone in the entertainment band aptly named , “Bad Haggis”,
resembles Roger). So, voilà, the Outlander section came into being. Again, like potato chips, can’t do just one.
With the holidays approaching and gift giving season coming to a head, why not stop to think… Do you have a friend who is fond of supes and inside jokes? Need a white elephant gift that will really make ’em say “What the…?” Nothing says Happy Holidays like a silly tee… or my personal favorite, beer stein bookends!