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The Microcosm

Postcards (And T-Shirts) For Action

by Karl Topee

Dear Representative - Postcards for Action

We knew our line of protest tees needed an extra level of political firepower. That's why we teamed up with one of our favorite shops, Row House 14.

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T-Shirt Gift Ideas For The Adventurer Dad

by Karl Topee

T-Shirt Gift Ideas For The Adventurer DadWith Father's Day (and camping season) on the horizon, we thought it best to spotlight a few adventure-themed t-shirts from our men's collection.

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It Takes Two To Make A Gift Go Right

by Karl Topee

The Mr. and Mrs. T-Shirt Set
Head's up, gift givers! The Mr. and Mrs. t-shirt gift set has landed on the site!

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Let the Countdown Begin

by Karl Topee

I'll admit, we're officially in countdown mode. That's because the Pile of Craft show (in nearby Baltimore) is just around the corner. And with less than 30 days remaining until one of the coolest shows of the year, we're hard at work!

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Time to Gather!

by Karl Topee

We love being around creative people. That's why we're super excited to take part in the grand opening celebration for Gather, a new co-working space nestled in downtown Richmond (409 E. Main St. to be exact).

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Through Frustration Comes Inspiration

by Karl Topee

Our road trip to Crater Lake National Park didn't quite turn out like we had planned. But despite bee stings, bad meals and one of the most dreadful camping experiences ever, we learned a valuable lesson: through frustration, comes inspiration.

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Our Trip to Marfa, TX

by Karl Topee

Most small towns lack some sort of convenience; whether it's healthy food alternatives, a dose of culture or social interaction, there's typically a tradeoff when deciding to live off the grid. At least, that's what we thought before our visit to Marfa, TX.

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The New "Moon" In Our Etsy Shop: The Eclipse Tee

by Karl Topee

The Eclipse Tee

After several frustrating test prints and multiple redesigns, we finally nailed it! Our newest t-shirt features Jody's partial solar eclipse design in jet black alongside a sliver of white. 

 

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Mojo Rojo!

by Karl Topee

I admit it. This sauce has changed my life. Yes, a sauce. But it's not just a sauce, my spice-loving friends. It's a flavor-filled, taste bud-altering powerhouse of smokiness, spice and all-around deliciousness!

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New In Our Shop: The Maxi Dress

by Karl Topee

We're happy to welcome the newest member of our Blackbird Tees family, the Maxi Dress. Featuring Jody's original, art deco-inspired design, we think it's the perfect, must-have accessory for summer.

The Maxi Dress - By Blackbird Tees

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Update: New Recycled Shipping Envelopes

by Karl Topee

Back in February, we announced our successful switch from Tyvek mailers to biodegradable / fully compostable shipping envelopes. Unfortunately, we just found out that the price is going up, up, up (ten "ups" to be exact). But fear not, my eco-enthusiasts! We've found an excellent replacement!

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So Many New Items, So Little Time

by Karl Topee

The last few weeks have been a blur. From designing and printing, to web editing and order packing, I'm surprised our brains are still functioning. At any rate, we've launched a ton of new items...

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