I Enjoy Sewing

Contributor post by Catherine from DesignsbyCnC Sewing dates all the way back to the prehistoric era.  During the last ice age, almost 25000 years ago, man used a needle and thread to make clothing…

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You’re Invited To The Etsy Craft Party!

Every year Etsy holds their annual craft party where we all come together for a day of crafting fun.

This year, I am honored to be one of the co-hosts along with AliciasFindings and DeeDeeDeesigns as the Christmas In July Team participates in this awesome event.  We will be celebrating at the CIJ blog!  Come and have some fun with us on June 17th, 2016!


There will be craft tutorials, swag bags and door prizes!  Stop by our Eventbrite registration page and reserve your free tickets:  http://tinyurl.com/j3xrg3p

Christmas In July Holiday Decor

Christmas in July – HDM Team and Friends

Great Christmas items from the Holiday Décor and More Team and other great Etsy artisans. Search by HDM and find a beautiful array of items for all seasons, including Christmas.

Handpainted Ceramic Chris Moose or Merry Moose painted with a holly berry print to look stuffed & a plaid ribbon

Holly Ribbon Print Paper Angel Ornament Paper Ribbon Angel Christmas Ornament

Holly Spray Sequined Applique Elegance Sequined Applique Large Holly Leaves Berries

Plaid Christmas Wreath Bow Small/ Handmade Christmas Bow/ Small Christmas Wreath Bow/ Christmas Decoration

Christmas Wreath Braided Fabric Vintage Style Christmas Decoration Retro Colors

Royal Court Jester large peg doll, castle playset, storytelling prop, silly clown, circus, big top, comedy, Waldorf, natural toy

Christmas Candy Table Runner

CIJ SALE Beautiful Bold Red Poinsettia Christmas Tree Skirt, Christmas, Cream, Red, Floral Tree skirt, Gold

CIJ, Christmas Owl Dish Towel, Kitchen Hand Towel, Hanging Towel, Tie on Towel, Towel with Ties, Dish Towel, Christmas Decor, Tea Towel

CIJ Old Peppermint, the Candy Cane Gnome ~ Waldorf Inspired Peg Doll ~ Christmas Ornament ~ Red &White ~ Peppermint Scent ~ Christmas Gnome

CIJ Preview! Primitive RED Wool Plaid Scotty Dog & Cat Pillow Tucks Basket Fillers

Dog sweater - O' CHRISTMAS TREE - tree has sparkle - 2 to 20 lb dog or cat

SLEEPY SANTA Stocking Hat - Christmas pet hat - Humorous - 2 to 20 lb pets- Made to Order

Christmas Doilies Coasters Red Green Thread Crochet Art, Christmas in July Sale

Handmade Greeting Card Set, Holiday Stationery, Christmas, Noel, Gift And Mittens, Kelly Green And Ruby Red

Decorative Bear Candy Cane Christmas Pillow Cover Set of 3 CIJ Red green white plaid raspberry


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Etsy’s Christmas In July Sales Event

From July 10th – 20th Etsy is having a Christmas in July Sale. Here is your chance to find some beautiful handcrafted gifts for the upcoming Christmas season, as well as home décor items to deck the halls. When searching on Etsy, just use the tags CIJ or Christmasinjuly to locate the shops that are participating. The different shops are all having various sales. In my shop, Designs By CnC, use coupon code ETSYCIJ14 to save 10% on your purchase.

Merry Christmas Olive Green & Candy Corn Greeting Card Set

Merry Christmas Olive Green & Candy Corn Greeting Card Set

Pine Tree Camouflage Christmas Greeting Card Set

Pine Tree Camouflage Christmas Greeting Card Set

Yummy Tummy Ruby Red & Olive Green Christmas Tags

Yummy Tummy Ruby Red & Olive Green Christmas Tags

Stampin' Up Little Holiday Wishes Set

Stampin’ Up Little Holiday Wishes Set