Meet Tara of Three C’s Custom Designs & A Giveaway!

Tara was referred to me by a reader and I’m so glad she was! The items she makes are unique and beautiful. She is a wife and mommy to three little boys, Cale (5), Camden (3), and Colson (1) and she has been in business for about a year and a half. She started by creating embroidered personalized items for her own children and then a friend referred her to Etsy.

Her first projects were inspired by the terrible twos! Her very first shirt said “I’m 2, what’s your excuse”. She said she also made food allergy shirts for her middle son and it was very useful in public.

Her favorite projects are appliques and she does some wonderful ones! The fabric combos are beautiful! She said she likes how she can do the same design 100 times, but it is still different by changing the fabric and thread. She also said she is addicted to fabric so going to the fabric store is “dangerous”, but it leaves lots of options for her customers.

She also sends shirts to cancer patients via Parker’s Pals. This is a wonderful organization and here is what she has to say about it:

My new favorite projects are sending shirts to cancer patients via Parker’s Pals (, whose focus is helping families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer under the age of 3. Jamie sends info to me on their “adopted” families, specifically on the child with cancer and shirts are created from there. It’s nice to know that maybe, you can bring a smile to a courageous little child’s face when they fighting through such a difficult time.

She creates and fills her orders at naptime and after her sons and husband goes to bed. Her oldest has an Autism Spectrum Disorder so it is hard to find a sitter so this is her “escape”. I think it is important for all moms to have something they can do for themselves! She says despite the lack of sleep it is a great stress reliever.

I hope you can join me in supporting this wonderful WAHM. Tara has graciously offered to host a giveaway. She is going to be creating an initial applique onesie (winner chooses size 0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18) fabric and font. OR the flower initial applique onesie – also choosing size, font, fabrics. You can also add a name to either, but do not have to.

To be entered into this giveaway you first must:

You can gain extra entries by doing one (or all) of the following:

  • Blog about this giveaway (or email 5 people about it)
  • Subscribe to Little People Wealth via RSS or email
  • Refer a WAHP for a free WAHM Wednesday post (or sign up yourself)
  • Post my button on your site or include me in your blogroll

That is up to 5 possible entries 🙂 The giveaway will end Friday April 17th. I will email the winner and post it on their blog if you have that information in your profile or leave it in the comment. I will also post the winner on this blog! You will have 48 hours to contact me with your information, which I will forward to Tara so you can choose your custom shirt!

Good luck!

{ 34 comments… read them below or add one }

1 The Perfect Trio April 9, 2009 at 10:25 pm

I love the act your age tee!!! Or the princess tee….it’s hard to choose! They are all cute!



2 Andreah April 9, 2009 at 10:58 pm

I like the His gift custom onesie because all children are truly a gift from God. Thanks!


3 Lee-Ann April 9, 2009 at 11:08 pm

Oh yay I recommended Tara for WAHM Wed! I’m so happy she did a piece for you!
I would love a custom Bday Tee for my Princess who is going to be 1 in May. :o)


4 Lee-Ann April 9, 2009 at 11:09 pm

I subscribe via email to your blog. :o)


5 Lee-Ann April 9, 2009 at 11:16 pm
6 Lee-Ann April 9, 2009 at 11:25 pm

I’d like to refer Tamara for WAHM. She has recently just started her sewing/etsy business and makes beautiful items!
Her etsy store is closed right now since she has a lot of orders to catch up on:


7 soon to be MRS. K April 9, 2009 at 11:36 pm

I like the terrible 2’s tees- super cute. I can see my niece in them now. Thanks for the giveaway.


8 Jamie's Precious Peas April 10, 2009 at 12:29 am

I like the circus custom shirts – a number 2 would be great. Tara is amazing gifted at what she does! Thank you!


9 Rachel April 10, 2009 at 12:50 am

Love the initial in the flower. So cute! Your blog is in my blogroll.


10 Erica April 10, 2009 at 1:31 am

i LOVE the monkey see monkey do t shirt! i have 2 little boys (a 2 1/2 year old and a 6 week old) and it would be perfect for either!


11 D April 10, 2009 at 3:23 am

I Love the Gift from God onesie!


12 Brenda April 10, 2009 at 3:33 am

I love the flower initial tee shirt. All of her things are adorable.


13 SpiveyTales April 10, 2009 at 4:27 am

I love the “monkey see monkey do” shirt. My son is our little monkey-beast. He just turned one and is keeping up with his 2.5 yr old sister.

mel_whoop99 at hotmail dot com


14 Ashley April 10, 2009 at 5:53 am

Custom flower initial applique onesie or tshirt

I would love this for my niece

ashlomb at yahoo dot com


15 Ashley April 10, 2009 at 5:54 am

subscriber & follower-
ashlomb at yahoo dot com


16 rebecca April 10, 2009 at 12:50 pm

I love the Digging my age shirt and the food allergies shirt. What a neat idea!

gitrecca at gmail dot com


17 Misty April 10, 2009 at 1:36 pm

i love the stroller onesie… says this is how i roll. very cute.


18 Misty April 10, 2009 at 1:37 pm
19 Misty April 10, 2009 at 1:38 pm

got your button.


20 christin April 10, 2009 at 2:57 pm

I love the Monkey See, Monkey Do shirt:) Thanks!


21 christin April 10, 2009 at 2:58 pm

I subscribe:) Thanks!


22 Anonymous April 10, 2009 at 4:26 pm

I like the chirp chirp shirt in 12-18 months.


23 valerie2350 April 10, 2009 at 5:34 pm

i like the 3 scoops custom shirts


24 valerie2350 April 10, 2009 at 5:35 pm
25 Kathleen April 10, 2009 at 7:31 pm

I think the 3 scoop shirts are super cute, especially the Savanna one. Too cute.


26 Danielle April 11, 2009 at 6:01 am

I love the Daddy’s Lil Beach Buddy shirt.
ldsmom2201 at yahoo dot com


27 Michelle M April 11, 2009 at 8:15 pm

The 3 scoops ice cream cone looks so cute! Enter me!


28 Nielsen Family April 11, 2009 at 9:55 pm

I like the curlz custom applique shirt.


29 Mommy's Home!! April 13, 2009 at 12:10 am

LOVE the His gift custom onesie or tshirt


30 Rachel April 13, 2009 at 4:05 pm

I love this is how I roll


31 katherine April 14, 2009 at 4:00 am

My favorite is the flower applique initial shirt. So much cute stuff to choose from it’s hard to pick!


32 Sarah April 15, 2009 at 5:35 am

This was a tough decision. I like the short sleeved shirt with the word LOVE!
bs.webster at sbcglobal dot net


33 Whitney April 15, 2009 at 2:30 pm

My favorite is the “Daddy’s Little Fishing Buddy!” Very cute stuff!
xo_whitneyleann (at) yahoo (dot) com


34 Anonymous July 13, 2009 at 10:22 pm

Custom shirt with your company's logo is a great way for brand awareness. There are many places you can go to get this but if high quality and great service is valued, try Good luck.


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