Your Designs and Pantone’s Colour of the Year: Greenery

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The Pantone Colour Institute is the world’s foremost authority in all things colour. Each year, Pantone’s fashion gurus select their Colour of the Year while drawing on a wealth of trends from the world of fashion, cosmetics and interior decorating. Fashion aficionados all over the world eagerly await the announcement of the colour like people abide the prediction of winter weather by Punxsutawney Phil on groundhog day. Time to brace your Shop with the Colour of the Year 2017, we shall think!

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Success tips for Christmas

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Let’s put all the Xmas tree decoration aside for a second and face the no-frills reality: above all, Christmas is business. Get on the gravy train and offer gift shoppers the right designs on the right products at the right time. We’ve done our homework and will tell you all you need to know to bring Christmas bliss your way. Check out this blog post for all the info.

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Start your Sport Season

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The age-old question of how to get your sweet little bum into gear – really this time – keeps re-occurring. You can watch those Pilates DVDs from your couch and think about doing that 5 mile run tomorrow until the cows come home. It will account to not much more than thinking about taking a flight without buying a ticket. The truth according to acclaimed philosopher Mark Wahlberg still holds true: “No Pain, no Gain.“ Good news: it takes about 2 minutes per hour to generate a positive effect on your health. Find out how and read on…   Read more

Your Summer Festival Style Guide 2015

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Mix Tapes, Baby!

Sure there’s plenty to do at festivals: the dancing, the games, the singing, shopping the little craft tables, grilling, etc., but we all know why we’re here – the music! A great way to set the stage (excuse the pun) for a great festival experience is to create good old-fashioned mix CDs (or cassettes if you can dig out a tape deck from a pyramid). Put together a playlists of the bands you’re going to see, and blast them in the car or your headphones on the way. It’s a great way to psych yourself up for the adventure ahead. Read more

Vacation: I’m Packing My Bag and I’m Bringing…

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Did you ever play that game when you were a kid? It’s usually on a long car trip and your parents would suggest it to your little sister to stop the kids from starting WW3 in the backseat.
This game a great way to kill some time, it’s also a great way to practice memory skills. Somebody starts with “I’m packing my bag and I’m bringing a banana just in case I get hungry,” then the next continues, “I’m packing my bag and I’m bringing a banana just in case I get hungry and my flip flops so I don’t burn my feet on the sand.” The game goes on and on, each one adding an item to the list, then trying to recall all of the items when their turn comes around. If you forget, you’re out. Remember now? Read more

Spreadsters, what’s your favourite gear?

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At Spreadshirt, our employees deal with a great variety of products on a daily basis. Sooner or later, everyone gets in touch with certain products, whether you’re a software engineer or marketing cognoscenti. We set out on a quest to find out what people at Spreadshirt buy for themselves or for friends and family, and we’ve come up with a hot list of gear that’s especially close to the heart of the Spreadshirt posse. Read more

Plastic Bags vs. Tote Bags: A Comparison

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The tote bag revolution that has overtaken grocery and retail stores around the world is not without good reason. Tote bags are not only good for the environment; they are durable and have many uses outside of just transporting your purchases. They make for great beach or weekend bags and can be strategically placed around the house as storage for children’s toys, spare parts, arts and crafts supplies, etc. Ironically enough, I have one hanging in my coat closet STUFFED with plastic bags!
Check out the table before for tote vs. plastic bag pros and cons and consider using tote bags for your carrying needs: Read more