With both official and fan-made designs, T-shirts, buttons, stickers, water bottles -- and wall clocks! -- Cafe Press is a great destination for Twilight fans. Except that the quantity is overwhelming and the design quality is variable. Once you have found an item, it is hard to find that storefront again. Here is a guide to a few favorites I found after months of shopping and three discounts good until February 2, 2011.
1. Official Twilight Eclipse Team Edward and Team Jacob SIGG Water Bottle and Sticker:
I'm Team Switerland so my pick was the Wolfpack Tattoo SIGG 0.6 water bottle with my FanFic penname with a Cullen Crest sticker on the other side. The size is perfect to put in a tote, saves plastic and doesn't leak. The SIGG bottles are the best aluminum bottles you can buy, too. Click on photos for a larger image.
One of the best designers on Cafe Press. This storefront has sections for Twilight, Hunger Games, Jane Austen, Book Lovers, Teachers and Color Guard, amongst others. The Twilight designs are very clever like this one:
The Stupid Lamb Designs storefront also has some embroidered items. I might sneak this "Irritable Grizzly Pub: Forks, Washington" denim shirt onto my husband:
I actually did buy the wall clock of this design today for our outdoors-themed man cave/home theater. Right now we just have a binary clock which only my math aficianado husband can read.
Also from Stupid Lamb Designs, I bought a Renesmee's locket T-shirt for my niece for Christmas:
Whoever is behind this storefront is a serious artist. There are some embellishments of the Cullen and Volturi crests that are unbelievable. The Quileute wolf pack designs are also gorgeous and have an authentic tribal art look to them.
This storefront also has the Cafe Press iPad cases. I write for Examiner.com as the Denver iPad Examiner and have been eyeing the Brenthaven 5-in-1 iPad case for a while.
Here's an example of the kind of subtle artwork, on the iPad case, you'll find in the Immortal Threads store:Immortal Threads also has an antiqued design of the Quileute-Cullen treaty that is available in several sizes and prices of posters, including a framed print. Click on photo for a larger view:
Immortal Threads also has designs for Lost and Star Trek. Live long and prosper!
Those are my Cafe Press picks. What are yours? Please comment below. Please include a URL of the design. As I said before, it is very difficult to track items down in the Cafe Press store via keyword because there is just so much there.
And your reward for reading this far -- here are the three Cafe Press discounts that are running right now. I will update here periodically as the promotions change.
Spend $40 or more and get free shipping. Use code: CUPID at check out.
Get 20% off Twilight-related merchandise. Use code: BELLA at check out.
Get 20% off your order. Use code: LOVEBUG at check out.