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Intro to Online Advertising for Small Businesses and Screen Printers: Part 1

Jul 23, 2014, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

What are the advantages, and where should you start.   Online advertising can be an extremely powerful tool you can use to increase your business’s visibility, and ultimately, grow your customer base. Most small business screen printers have had some experience with advertising, be it phonebook, billboard, student planner or traditional mailers, and though the […]

Eloise Custom Tote Bags

Sep 18, 2013, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

Is it possible to ever have too many tote bags, Charlottesville? We here at Blue Ridge Graphics certainly don’t think so. Check out these custom totes we just printed for Eloise, a boutique on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. Could you get a cuter dog? And the blue ink contrasts nicely with the canvas making these some […]

What is Screen Printing?

Apr 5, 2013, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

Wanna see more FAQs? Check out BRG’s Screen Printing FAQ’s to get all your questions answered. There you’ll find the answer to this and many questions concerning Screen Printing and what it’s like to order with Blue Ridge Graphics. As always, let us know if you have any additions!   Enjoy! BRG

Custom Band T-shirt

Larry Keel & Natural Bridge Score a Top 10 Bluegrass Album of 2012 from CMT

Dec 14, 2012, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

  Yeah for bluegrass and for Larry Keel & Natural Bridge! One of our favorite bands just got mentioned by CMT as a Top 10 Bluegrass Album of 2012! Check out the article and the album. We are proud to print the custom designed Larry Keel & Natural Bridge merch and I have included pictures […]

Custom Shirt Back Print

Virginia Wildlife Foundation Tees

Dec 4, 2012, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

  BRG recently printed t-shirts and hoodies for The Virginia Wildlife Foundation.The VWF is a non-profit founded to conserve, protect, and enhance public lands throughout Virginia in order to ensure public access for outdoor recreation. Our graphic designers were able to work with the VWF to develop a custom design for the back of the […]

Virginia Custom Tees

Charlottesville Virginia Custom T-shirts

Oct 4, 2012, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

33 Years as a Small Business in Charlottesville Virginia! Blue Ridge Graphics first opened its doors in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1979. Since then, BRG has not only had the good fortune of being able to stay in the beautiful city of Charlottesville, but also being able to work with customers from all over the wonderful […]

What is Screen Printing?

Jul 26, 2012, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

What is Screen Printing? Screen printing is a printing technique in which ink is pressed through a mesh screen onto a garment or substrate below. The mesh screen is first coated with a light-sensitive emulsion which hardens when it is exposed to a light source. Before exposing, a stencil is placed on the screen which […]

Flower-Show Shirt

Philadelphia Flower Show Trip

Mar 29, 2012, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

Continuing my east coast tour of important screen printing and custom t-shirt places (see last article on the Atlantic City ISS screen printing trade show,) I traveled to the lovely city of Philadelphia earlier this month for the Philadelphia Flower Show. Now why would a flower show be such an important place for a custom […]

The Atlantic City Trade Show

Mar 22, 2012, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

I traveled to the great city of Atlantic City this past weekend for the ISS screen printing and custom t-shirts trade show, and boy was it wild! I mean I didn’t gamble, drink, or party a ton, but I did get locked in a Whole Foods before it opened AND find some pretty maternity blanks […]

Painting the Shop Floor

Feb 21, 2012, Posted by Blue Ridge Graphics in Screen Printing

As I’m sure you were able to deduce from the title, BRG has just completed the exciting task of painting the shop floor! This wonderful feat, which occurs about once a century, has resulted in a gorgeous new paint job complete with fresh paint specks to provide that extra colorful kick. Perhaps the coolest thing […]

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