Clothe Ohio – Review

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Clothe Ohio is a company that wears its heart on its sleeve. Literally. This clothing company operates under a simple, one for one deal:

For every order placed Clothe Ohio will donate a new t-shirt or sweatshirt to an Ohioan in need.

The name of the company, Clothe Ohio, is essentially what the company does. When someone purchases a t-shirt, tank or sweatshirt from Clothe Ohio, they donate a new t-shirt or sweatshirt to an Ohioan in need. They are actually clothing Ohioans. Pretty awesome, right?

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Clothe Ohio works with non-profit and charitable organizations throughout Ohio to give to those in need when they need it most.

Check out this short and sweet video that explains what Clothe Ohio is all about.

Not only is Clothe Ohio a local company with an altruistic mission, they also make really fantastic, Ohio themed, clothes. Clothes that allow you to proclaim your love of the big OH-IO.

I was asked earlier this year to review some of Clothe Ohio’s products. I had seen a few fellow Ohio bloggers wearing their clothes so I was excited to try them out. The website is easy to navigate, which is crucial because Clothe Ohio has a TON of options and even more designs to choose from.

There are t-shirts with “Ohio” written out in big, bold and blocky letters, and lots of designs using the state’s “o” shape as a letter in words like “love,” “local,” “homegrown,” and “OMG.” Whether your state pride arises from our history in aviation or space exploration, the prowess of The Ohio State Buckeyes on the football field or our agricultural heritage – there’s a t-shirt or sweater design you’ll love. They also have city-specific designs.

Needless to say, I had a very hard time narrowing my picks down to three!

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I ended up choosing three different designs, all of which were printed on soft, comfortable fabric.

Ohio Chic Racer Back Tri-Blend Tank Top
I’ll definitely be wearing this tank when the weather warms up again – the fabric is nice and light so it’s perfect for a hike or summer run.

Socialite Ohio Women’s Tri-Blend T-Shirt (it says in the description that it’s crazy soft and they’re not lying ?)
This is my favorite design and just what an Ohio-obsessed blogger needs when out exploring all our state has to offer.

Ohio Est. 1803 Women’s Off-Shoulder Sweatshirt (also crazy soft, and crazy cozy)
This sweatshirt is so comfortable! Great for Ohio’s cold winters (my least favorite thing about Ohio living).

In addition to being locally made and benefiting those in need in our community, each item Clothe Ohio sells is made to order. The company offers hassle free exchanges as well.

If you’re looking for some last minute gifts, I recommend Clothe Ohio for your holiday shopping! ?

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Address: 867 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone Number: (614) 813-4446

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter

Thank you to Clothe Ohio, a Columbus-based company, for sponsoring this post.

State Pride Coasters – 25% OFF (this week only!)

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Hello readers! I want to share a coupon code with you for 25% off my DIY State Pride Coasters!

The promo code is 9kvox825. Check it out and feel free to share the code with your crafty friends! It’s good from today (Tuesday May 19th) until next Tuesday (May 26th).

Happy Crafting! 🙂

DIY State Pride Coasters from Darby Smart

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I’m so excited to share my first Darby Smart craft kit with you! Remeber the DIY – State Pride Coasters I made in August last year? Well you can now buy all of the supplies for this craft I designed from Darby Smart!

You can Shop This DIY project right now!

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Darby Smart is a “Simple, Stylish and Splendid” DIY craft company founded by former teacher and Goldman Sachs employee, Nicole Shariat Farb. Farb wanted to create a DIY marketplace where crafty entrepreneurs could sell their projects to eager consumers.

Today Darby Smart has over 2,000 designers creating craft kits for every DIY obsession: terrariums of all shapes and sizes, jewelry and jewelry holders, home decor, seasonal and holiday projects, foodie crafts, wood burning, metal stamping and glass etching. Some of the best selling designs include cardboard animal busts, magnetic terrariums, critter ring dishes and the magazine clutch.

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Darby Smart is perfect for both new and experienced crafters. The craft kits contain everything needed to complete a project. Newbies can get their feet wet with a simple craft and experienced crafters can broaden their horizons by trying out new materials and tools.

I was first introduced to Darby Smart through the To DIY For Box – a monthly mystery craft. I got to experiment with wood burning (and decorated an adorable mini cutting board) and metal stamping – two crafts I might not have tried if they had not shown up on my doorstep (in very cheerful bright blue boxes!).

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Darby Smart is highly driven by social media, tapping in to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter to share new projects and craft ideas with fans. The Show Room is where crafters can comment on and share their finished projects as well as get inspiration before starting a new craft adventure. The Darby Smart Blog gives readers ideas for using their leftover craft supplies, new DIY projects and tips for using new craft tools.

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The DIY State Pride Coasters kit is my first design for Darby Smart. The craft is fully customizable (just choose your state and colors) and couldn’t be easier to make! I, of course, chose Ohio but Darby Smart is providing free stencils of all 50 states on their DIY Printables page. The colors you choose can be your favorite colors or they can represent your favorite team or school.

Once you have your supplies from Darby Smart, you just cut out and trace your state stencil on the coaster, paint the silhouette of your state (allow to dry) and seal with Mod Podge to protect your image (allow to dry before using). See? Couldn’t be any simpler!

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My coasters are in constant use – at least two are permanently stationed at my computer, one for water and one for coffee! I’ve had them for eight months now and they still look awesome!

If you don’t need new coasters at home, you could always make these for a friend or family member – they’d make fantastic Graduation or Mother’s Day gifts! You could also attach a heavy duty magnet to the back of each coaster and make State Pride Magnets!

Show your love and represent your state! Click here to check my craft kit out and buy one of your own!

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State Pride Coasters