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CafePress, Christmas Gifts and More

Updated on October 10, 2014

Christmas Cafepress Style

August 2008, I discovered Then the addiction began! I opened my first shop. I had debated on if I should go with the paid or free shop. Now I am glad that I have chosen the free shops. The slang, "Build it and they will come" does not work for me. Despite that, I haven't given up. I keep building more shops as I do lenses. I have an addiction that has taken over my life.


Cafepress has been successful for many people. I would encourage anyone who to opened a shop & give it a try.

CafePress for Amazing Gifts

The great thing about shopping online is that you never have to leave your home and fight the crowds. Compared to other online shops, is not over priced for the shipping.

If you have already bought your Christmas t-shirts, mugs, calendars, greeting cards or other is never too early to think about next year!

Here are a couple of my Christmas and other shops to get some great gift ideas.

Sandyspider on Cafepress - Type in Chrismas on the search

Tee Shirt Connections

If you do find something that you like, but would like a different variation or adjustment, then please let me know. I will make that adjustment for you. I would like you to be happy with your purchases.

If you have any questions, please email me at or just click on the contact me option on Squidoo.

Our Christmas Designs - 5th shop is like picture of #4, but not a cartoon!

Watch Christmas Programs on Your New TV - Christmas is just around the corner

Come on Pose for the Picture! - I said SIT!

What are the holidays without a nice picture of your pet. After all...they are family.

I wanted to take a nice picture of my dog Buddy. I had him in a nice sitting pose. But to my dismay, the batteries in the camera were dead. So, I told Buddy to stay and frantically searched the house for batteries.

For 20 minutes...Buddy did not budge. He was a very patient model.

When I finally had fresh batteries in the camera and really for that nice picture...Buddy decided that he had waited long enough.

I told him to sit. He decided that it was play time and went for his toy. Then he did sit in the opposite direction that I wanted him to do.

Once I finally got him back into the right pose, Buddy decided to lay down and roll over.

How well behaved are your pets on picture taking day?

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      greenlungsofpoland 5 years ago

      Thanks Pal

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      tandemonimom lm 8 years ago

      Welcome to the HAPPY HOLIDAY HUMOR group!

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      draik 8 years ago

      Thanks for joining Shopping Online Group. Your lens was added to our feature module and it will appear randomly.

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      Andy 8 years ago from London, England

      Great lens. I must try Cafepress. So far I only have a Zazzle account

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      Lakota429 8 years ago

      Great lens! 5 stars!!! Wonderful ideas and terrific info! Thanks!!! Annie~

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      faithcreations 8 years ago

      Nice Lens! Welcome to the "SHOP AT HOME" group! Faith

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Wow you have a wonderful dog. Great idea on the Christmas merchandise, they look great!

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      tdove 8 years ago

      Thanks for joining G Rated Lense Factory!

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      [in reply to Lizblueberry] Let's just say I am my best customer!!! What about you?

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      Lizblueberry 8 years ago

      You did a great job!! How are you doing on Cafe Press??

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      Pixelrage LM 8 years ago

      Thanks for visiting! Great lens here

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      [in reply to kiwisoutback] So far, I'm my best customer. LOL

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      Kiwisoutback 8 years ago from Massachusetts

      CafePress is great! I use mostly online shopping for my Christmas shopping. Keep it up and happy holidays!

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      jpetals 8 years ago

      First experience with cafepress (no I don't live under a rock, LOL). I love how you have used your dog for your designs. Wonderful!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Poor Buddy! He tried to be good! Nice merchandise. I much prefer shopping from in front of my computer to braving the crowds. Not to mention that I live in a small town and would have to drive about 100 miles each way to get the selection I could have delivered to me online. And way more unique!

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      Skeeeeeetz 8 years ago

      Some funny stuff! Welcome to ASKCP.

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      Patricia 8 years ago

      Love the dog! Nice stuff.

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      Mayflowerblood 8 years ago

      I have a cafepress store too, not addicted to it yet. lol

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      [in reply to saraht43] They are like little kids. Do little kids always mind? But I think that would be harder to get a hamster to pose.

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      saraht43 8 years ago

      Great lens, I love cafe press. As for pet pics, my hamster wont pose and my puppy wont sit, he wonts right up on the camera to see what I'm doing. Sigh. Oh, well LOL.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I love your dog!!! 5*

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      Niki44 8 years ago

      Great lens, lots of fun stuff!

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      Wendy Henderson 8 years ago from PA

      Our pets always want to show off for the camera too. Nice Lens. Thanks for adding it to Christmas Lenses Headquarters.