Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Scooter Bitch Shirt

Motorscooter shirt with" Scooter Bitch". VESPA, HONDA, YAMAHA STELLAhttp://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio/4426925

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Seneca Lake Scuba Divers Club

Seneca Lake Divers Guild, Finger Lake divers club shirts- http://ping.fm/2EEqA Many colors, styles, sizes to select. Can add names over the web with web based text editor. Create a customized Scuba Shirt at Fig Street Studio.

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Kiss My Grits

Girls Raised In The South is a copyrighted phrase and use of it must be by approval. I ran into this problem early on in designing t-shirts because I have many designs of GRITS but not the one that is copyrighted, just I like GRITS for breakfast. The company with the copyright then objected to my use of GRITS until I squarked back that I had GRITS on my shirts and bibs since childhood. Finally my I Love Grits, and Grits are for lovers shirts were OK. So I say Just Kiss My Grits-

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Pirate Skull and Bones Stein

Pirate Coffee Mug or Stein- http://ping.fm/vtn1A #pirates

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Liberty Bell Fridge Magnet

Simple Liberty Bell Fridge Magnet= http://ping.fm/f2xfF #philly

Philly Magnet

Liberty, Philadelphia Magnet- http://ping.fm/odr06 #philly


Philadelphia Liberty magnet
Philadelphia Liberty by figstreetstudio
Create magnets with www.zazzle.com

French Quarter Gifts

New Orleans French Quarter Gifts http://ping.fm/cC41z #nola #frenchquarter

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Red Skull on Pirate Shirt

Red Pirate Skull on black shirt at Fig Street Studio- http://ping.fm/Rhw2A #pirates

Cajun Babe Pink Crawfish Shirt

Cajun Babe Pink Crawfish T-shirt by Fig Street Studio- http://ping.fm/AAI7T #cajun

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Be Nice Button

Be Nice It Is Contagious design on button- http://ping.fm/6S3RT

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Cajun Babe Frog Shirt- http://ping.fm/u94Om #cajun
Cajun Babe Pink Crawfish ladies shirt- http://ping.fm/FhIiR #cajun
Cajun Babe Alligator winking ladies top- http://ping.fm/Gi4r3 #cajun
Fleur De Lis, Fridge Magnet- http://ping.fm/vN7CP #nola
Cajun Babe Shirthttp://ping.fm/vtI65 #cajun
Pontchartrain Rum Runners- http://ping.fm/ZPh22 #nola

Pontchartrain Lake Divers Guild,<

Pontchartrain Lake Divers Guild,http://ping.fm/NuXd6 #nola

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Pontchartrain Scuba Club

Pontchartrain Scuba Club- http://ping.fm/we44u #nola

Liberty Bell, Philadelphia Fridge Magnet http://ping.fm/31KTV #philly,

Monday, June 22, 2009

Blue Letter Street Tiles In News

A news story appeared in the New Orleans newpaper about the old blue letter street tiles and others who make replicas but no mention of Fig Street Studio who has had them for 8 years.

Sold on the web for the past 8 years, replica blue letter street name tile, letters and numbers several designs see them and other street signs at http://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio/434932
Tiles, magnets, stickers with the individual letters and the big tile murals found in the French Quarter.

For the history of these replica tiles and the original tiles read: http://blogofbingo.blogspot.com/2006/05/new-orleans-street-tiles.html

Ceramic measuring 4.25” x 4.25” and 1/6-inch thick. Images are applied with a polyester resin that accepts dye as part of the coating and heat set onto the ceramic. Blue Letter Tiles Link

Spanish Tile Street Name Mural Replicas

Quote about the tiles in New York Times-
"One of the most effective methods of designating streets that I have seen is that used in New Orleans. It consists of blue tiles four by six inches and three-quarter inch thick on each of which is a five-inch letter of the alphabet in white. . . . These not only present a neat appearance, but are large enough to be read without difficulty. -- Albert E. Davis of the Bronx, N.Y., in a Dec. 3, 1913, in a letter to the editor of The New York Times."

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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Pontchartrain Beach Fridge Magnet

http://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio.132248717 Pack of 10 fridge magnets $25.00 sold on the web at Fig Street Studio. More sold at link- http://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio/455870

Other Magnets at- http://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio?s=figstreetstudio&type=119

Old Beach sign magnet-http://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio.132248718

Nostalgic Pontchartrain Beach Gifts

Many Pontchartrain Beach gifts sold at Fig Street Studio-http://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio/455870. Pontchartrain Beach amusement park was located in New Orleans, Louisiana, near the University of New Orleans on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It opened in 1928, across Bayou St. John from the existing resort at Old Spanish Fort. In 1930s, as part of the lake shore was filled in and a seawall built, Pontchartrain Beach was moved to a new location at the lake end of Elysian Fields Avenue, then closed in 1984. To remember it I have designed many gifts, see the links at http://www.zazzle.com/figstreetstudio/pontchartrain+gifts and below.

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Philly Cheese Steak supports Iran, Cheese Steak design on green shirt- http://ping.fm/oCMDv

Philadelphia Cheese Steak in Green on Shirt

The Irish first claimed green shirts but support for the people of Iran has every one doing green, so Philly Cheese Steak shirt is also in green.

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Philadelphia Beer Town Mug

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Shirt to match Beer Town Mug-
Philadelphia beer mug http://ping.fm/AZT9G

Friday, June 19, 2009

Pontchartrain Rum Runners Shirts http://ping.fm/X5X9i #nola

Pontchartrain Rum Runners Shirt

My late Uncle Joe told a story of how he used to run rum from Cuba to Lake Pontchartrain during prohibition, history bears this story out as a few family members did get arrested. I did a shirt to remember that story by.
To some Uncle Joe was a character but to me an adventurer. He was always telling stories of places he had been and things he did. He was able to pilot boats in the Great Lakes, Inland Waters and Caribbean. He never stopped seeking adventure even in books that he would share with me. He would give me books on Navigation, Astronomy and Chess. Teach me how to keep a ship in ship shape and many chores he had to do as charter captain. Often I would ride my bike to West End Park to vi st him on his boat. He spent the last few years of his life living with us still telling stories of pirates and run runners.
Pontchartrain Rum Runners shirt
Pontchartrain Rum Runners by figstreetstudio
Create a Customized Shirt, add your name as Captain online at Zazzle.com

Pontchartrain Rum Runners shirt
Pontchartrain Rum Runners by figstreetstudio
Many colors and style shirts at Zazzle.com

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Philadelphia Museum Poster

I am planning my day here in Philadelphia seeing what museum to attend. Several line a grand boluvard. Art, science and more displays even a Star Trek history. Hope the rain holds out.

Jazz Fest Post Card

As I travel around this summer I have had the pleasure of attending little local Jazz Fests in many spots along the East Coast. Art, music, good food are presented in small local communities or neighborhoods in larger cities. It will be nice when I arrive in the Finger Lakes to see if there are wineries with music too.

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Krokodil Cafe, Karlsruhe, Germany

One of my favorite places to eat in Karlsruhe Germany was Krokodil Cafe. Not having a shirt from there I made my own on Zazzle.

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Fig Street Studio Zazzle Store

Interest in the Fig Street Studio Zazzle store has picked up in the last few months. The posters, prints, and magnets made by Zazzle are the favorite items along with the very large selection of shirts. Many styles of shirts in many colors are printed with Fig Street Studio art or designs and the buyer can add in text right on the web. Zazzle has a web based text editor that allows the addition of names, dates, or sentiments. The greeting cards can be personalized and they sell well at Christmas. Below is a sample.

Here is a sample Fig Street Shirt on Zazzle-

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Fancy Fleur De Lis Shirt

Black and gold fancy fleur de lis top=

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