Thank You For Coming To The Etsy Christmas In July Party 2018 – #CIJParty 2018

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium Good night everyone! Thank you for joining us today for the #CIJParty 2018 here on the Etsy Christmas In July blog!! It was a really fun day in the sun! I am Michelle, the captain of the Christmas In July team on Etsy! Alicia, and Cindy, two of the leaders of the team were […]

Thank You Etsy On Sale: EOS – #CIJParty 2018

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium I want to take a moment today to thank Mitsu, Jason and Cameron from Etsy On Sale! They have been a tremendous partner during our annual Etsy Christmas In July event for the past several years! Etsy On Sale has been helping Etsy shops easily run sales and promote their shops […]

Trending On Social – #CIJParty 2018

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium I am fascinated by trends. Are you? There are weather trends, work place trends, business trends, job trends, food trends, real estate trends, hair trends, fashion trends color trends and so on. The definition of a trend is a general direction in which something is developing or changing. In college […]

Christmas Memories Last Forever: Cutting Of The Tree – #CIJParty 2018

Guest Contributor post by Rebecca of OrnamentsByRebecca One of my favorite Christmas memories was going to the Christmas tree farm to cut our tree. It was a Saturday afternoon event. If we were really lucky, there might even be snow falling. After lunch we would bundle up in our warmest clothes and head up the […]

Christmas Countdown – #CIJParty 2018

Guest Contributor post by Julie Herbert of Everyone Loves Gifts My Christmas inspiration this year was organization. We all know Christmas is coming yet it creeps up very quickly and before you know it you are panicking. Every year you run around like a headless chicken and wish you could be more organized. Does this […]

Christmas Eve Luminaria Tour – #CIJParty 2018

Guest Contributor Post By Mike Of BurntEarthHorseHair New Mexico’s early Spanish colonists made little bonfires of burning pinon to light the way for the Christ child’s visit on Christmas Eve. These small farolitos brightened processional routes to midnight mass in the village/ pueblo church. They were placed along pathways to homes, and a little fire in […]

Fun Facts About Christmas – #CIJParty 2018

Contributor post by Cindy of Cynhumphrey Christmas is an ancient celebration celebrated in many different ways. We all love Christmas but do we really know about why Christmas is the way it is? Some of the seasonal favorites of many have surprising origins! Continue reading to see some fun facts and find out how many […]

Tutorial: Christmas Paper Stars – #CIJParty 2018

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium Christmas Paper Stars by Barbara of MermaidsHatbox What is your Christmas Inspiration? These Paper Stars are quick to make and you need a minimum of material. The effect is fantastic. I made this tutorial in May and looked for Christmas inspired papers in my stash. If you would love to […]

Secrets Of An Old Fashion Christmas – #CIJParty 2018

Guest Contributor post by Rebecca of OrnamentsByRebecca When we see pictures from Christmases gone by, we so often let out a heavy sigh and say “I wish Christmas was like that again”. Let me ask a question… why can’t it be? Take a step back and say “this year will be different”.  What made those […]

The Christmas Tree – #CIJParty 2018

Contributor post by Mairi from mairidesign One cold winter’s night, Martin Luther was walking through a pine forest near his home in Wittenberg when he looked up and saw thousands of stars glinting jewel-like among the branches of the trees. This wondrous sight inspired him to set up a candle-lit fir tree in his house […]