Welcome to the Christmas In July Party – #CIJParty

CIJAviContributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium

Good morning everyone! Welcome to the #CIJParty here on the CIJ blog! We wanted a way to party with all of our team members and followers around the globe during CIJ 2014, so we are taking this party virtual. Besides, what better way to attend classes, get swag bags, and win prizes than from the comfort of your deck, patio, or swimming pool in July?

Sit back, relax and enjoy the party!


We’ll be having new classes posted all day for your crafting and learning convenience and excitement! Here’s the schedule – all times in Eastern Standard Time:

9am – Making a Hot Cocoa Holder by Jennifer from CaffeinatedPapercuts

10am – Social networking by Alicia from AliciasFindings

11am – Making a Glitter Vase by Kim from PeachesandPebbles

12pm – 6 Tips for Getting Holiday Sales from Attention Getting Marketing on Etsy by Gail from AttentionGetting

1pm – Making a Handmade Christmas Ornament by Tisha from quiltytherapy

2pm – Introduction of prizes by Michelle from EviesToolEmporium

3pm – Making Locket Sugar Cookies by Kim from PeachesandPebbles

4pm – Trends by Michelle from EviesToolEmporium

5pm – Making Origami Star Garland by Megha from byTheArtBug

6pm – Dazzling Blue by Michelle from EviesToolEmporium

7pm – Making Holiday Reindeer Pine Cone Ornaments by Beth from FromBeths

8pm – Radiant Orchid by Michelle from EviesToolEmporium

9pm – Making A Skinny Copper Dangle Bangle by Lindsay from ShrimpSaladCircus

Swag Bags

Let’s face it, besides the food and the friends, the best part of the party is the goodie bag! We’ve pulled together a fun download bundle of projects and printables as a ‘thank you’ for stopping by today.

Thank you Jen from CaffeinatedPapercuts for providing our swag bags today! Jen is a member of the CIJ leadership team and writes for our blog, and is a swag bag expert! She also is active on Pinterest and has created an Etsy Christmas In July board where you will find more fun ideas and projects!

Click here for your Swag Bag!

Tell Your Friends!

The official hashtag for this year’s party is #CIJParty and if you’re partying with us today, we’d love to see! Be sure to use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. Are you new to social media? Don’t be shy! We look forward to getting to know you! Being at a party is all about interacting and developing relationships!

Go Shopping

Many of our Christmas in July members are partying along with us by offering some sweet sales. Think of this as our version of hitting the snack bar!

When you use the Etsy search bar simply put in Christmasinjuly (35,610 handmade items, 11,141 vintage items and 9,102 craft supply items) or CIJ (119,703 handmade items, 31,916 vintage items and 16,230 craft supply items). So many fantastic deals from fantastic shops during #EtsyCIJ 2014.

Many shops are using the universal coupon code – EtsyCIJ14 – so please watch for coupons before you check out.

Other shops have already reduced their prices and their items are as marked.

Enter to Win

Still with us? All right, one last piece to this party – prizes! Toss your name into the hat below for your chance to win one of prizes offered up by our fabulous sponsors. Contest ends at midnight EST and the winners will be announced Thursday on the blog!

Thank you to Alicia from Alicia’sFindings for hosting the prize portion of the #CIJParty. Alicia is a member of the CIJ leadership team. She is our treasury leader, writes for our blog and a prize expert!


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15 thoughts on “Welcome to the Christmas In July Party – #CIJParty

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