Christmas In July’s Etsy Craft Party Prize Sponsors

Contributor post by Catherine from DesignsbyCnC

Today I want to share with you all of the wonderful prizes donated by members of the Etsy Christmas In July team for our #EtsyCraftParty. You can enter to win them via our main Craft Party post.  Here is #EtsyCIJ Rafflecopter Giveaway!

In no particular order:

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Crochet Angel Ornament by Corkycrafts

This crochet angel ornament makes a great 1st baby gift tag, small angel perfect for small angel tree topper too! Makes a great Christening gift and wine bottle tag! Makes a unique one of a kind gift! Made of white cotton thread.  Angel ornament measures 2 3/4″ x 2 1/2″.

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Gingerbread Men Dog Collar by The Doggie House

Colorful gingerbread men collar handmade with a ribbon sewn on the top of the webbing is adjustable, holds a dog 75lb. The bow is adjustable. Wide: 1″ Size: 16 adjustable 23.

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Ruby Red Dangle Earrings by ToBeMeJewelry

A wonderful design with Czech frosted Sea Glass look beads. The dagger beads have a beautiful matte finish giving the illusion of red sea glass. The color of the beads are Siam Ruby. Earrings are accented with dainty AB red Czech beads and silver metallic beads on sterling silver wire.  Length from ear wire is approximately 3/4 inches.

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Gingerbread Charm Bracelet by timetalentjewels

A festive gingerbread charm beaded Christmas bracelet.

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Halloween Bracelet by timetalentjewels

Just for Halloween a witches brew along with pumpkin beads and silver daisy spacers on a stretch elastic band.  A one of a kind Halloween charm bracelet!

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Rainbow Tutu Set by LilybeanzBowtique

Handmade no sew tutu skirt in a rainbow of colors. Designed to fit infant up to 3 years old. Will come with a matching headband.

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Three pairs of 6 1/2″ Needle Nose Pliers by Evies Tool Emporium

New, imported 6-1/2″ needle nose pliers. They are made of high carbon steel and have a double dipped handle to ensure comfortable grip. The jaws are serrated for gripping and have a wire cutter for convenience.

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Purple and Teal Knit Fingerless Gloves by Medley of Colors

Unisex hand knit fingerless mitten with a soft, non-scratchy acrylic yarn. These mittens or gloves are sized to fit most preteen to medium adult hands. When stretched, the mittens measure approximately 8 inches long.

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Personalized Stemless Champagne Flutes by DesignstheLimit

Perfect for Weddings, Anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, and any other cause for celebration! Toast with a personal touch and make your stemware perfect for your special occasion when you choose a combination of our designs and available fonts.

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A $25 Gift Certificate from KraftyGirlCreations

A$25 gift certificate from KraftyGirlCreations, specializing in handcrafted fabric ornaments, gifts & housewares.

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Wasabi Dark Teal and Avocado Flower Earrings by Bungalow42

Cascading three petal flowers are hand-knotted on walnut waxed linen thread creating these dangle earrings. The Czech pressed glass beads are wasabi, dark teal and avocado creating a mod retro vibe.  These earrings are 2″ long. All findings are sterling silver.

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Green Hanging Microfibre Towel by SuesAkornShop

This microfiber towel is made to hang around a stove handle or dishwasher handle. The towel is covered with green octagons and circles and the topper is as well. This hand towel measures 12 1/2 inches wide by 15 inches long.

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Dark Blue Fingerless Mitts by  MermaidsHatBox

A pair of fingerless mitts hand knitted with dark blue Merino/Polyester yarn.  Every size.

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A $20 Gift Certificate from DiMaryboutique

A $20 gift certificate from DiMaryboutique , home of crochet and knitted things, jewelry, art and vintage.

Hot/Cold Therapy Neck Wrap and Matching Eye Pillow from NaturalBodyComfort

This Spa Set will include… One Neck Wrap: Measuring 30 x 5” inches in Length and Width, providing ample coverage for the neck and upper chest area. Along with a matching Eye Pillow to provide you with the perfect relaxation combo.

                                                          Knit Cup Cozy from socksandmittens

Wrap this reusable cup cozy around your cup and help keep your fingers protected from the heat!  It designed to fit 9 to 11oz mug or cup, about 3″ in diameter. It is stretchy and has a loop and a button to fit your mug (if not, just move that button over).

 

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Welcome To Christmas In July’s Etsy Craft Party

Contributor post by Alicia from AliciasFindings

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Hey Everyone!

Welcome to Christmas in July’s #EtsyCraftParty 2016. This day will be filled with lots of Tutorials, Swag Bags and Prizes!

Color Inspiration is the theme for the #EtsyCIJ #EtsyCraftParty 2016!

Tutorials

We will be having crafty Tutorials all day long! Here’s the schedule (all times in Eastern Standard Time) :

 

9 am – Welcome to Etsy Christmas in July’s Etsy Craft Party

9:30 am – Prize Introduction

10 am – Peach Echo and Snorkel Blue-Pantone Fashion Colors of Spring 2016

10:30 am – Tutorial: How To Make A DIY Fabric Belt

11 am – Tutorial: How To Make A Paint Chip Scalloped Wall Art

12 pm – Tutorial: How To Make A Colorful Plastic Beads from Plastic Bottles

1 pm – Tutorial: How To Make A Utensilo

2 pm – Tutorial: How To Make A DIY Tassel Cutter

3 pm – Tutorial: How To Make A No Scrap of Wood Left Behind

3:30 – Tutorial: How To Make A Napkin Ring with Wine Cork Stopper

4 pm – Tutorial: How To Make A Photo Block Puzzle

4:30 pm – Christmas in July 2016 – Begins 2 Weeks From Today

5 pm – Thank You For Coming To  Christmas in July’s Etsy Craft Party

Swag Bags

A fun party always has Swag Bags! We are a fun virtual party and we have Swag Bags! This Swag Bag is filled with downloadable printables created by Christmas In July team members!

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Enter This Rafflecopter Giveaway For A Chance To Win Prizes

Last but not the least! It’s the Party Prizes! Toss your name into the hat below for your chance to win a prize offered up by our fabulous sponsors. Contest ends at midnight EST and the winners will be announced on the blog in the next couple of weeks!

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Tell Everyone!

Don’t forget to share the love! While you are crafting with us, be sure to share on social media! The team is on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter!

The official hashtag is #EtsyCraftParty and our hashtag is #EtsyCIJ

LET THE  PARTY BEGIN!

Christmas In July’s Etsy Craft Party – One Day To Go

Contributor post by Alicia from AliciasFindings

The last couple of weeks Alicia from AliciasFindings, Catherine from DesignsbyCnC and Dawn from DeeDeeDeesigns have been working behind the scenes for the Christmas In July version of the Etsy Craft Party! Since the Christmas In July team is worldwide we thought it would be fun to hold a virtual #EtsyCraftParty!

Tomorrow – June 17th 2016 – you will be able to join them  here on the Christmas In July blog for tutorials, swag bags and prizes all day long!

To join in the fun get your FREE ticket at our Craft Party event page! You can also stop in throughout the day and see what is happening!

Be sure to use #EtsyCIJ #EtsyCraftParty on social media! We appreciate your shout outs!

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This years theme is Color Inspiration! The Christmas In July team will have virtual classes all day long centered around the Color Inspiration theme. We have step-by-step color inspired tutorials…it’s going to be a blast. Let’s not forget the sweet swag bags for attending and the prizes throughout the day.

Want a sneak peek? Megha from byTheArtBug is doing a tutorial!

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CIJ Etsy Craft Party Winners!

Contributor blog post by Jennifer from CaffeinatedPapercuts

Hey everyone – still recovering from all the partying we’ve been doing here on the blog? I know I am! So much creativity and information – I love it!

I’m here today to announce the winners of all the wonderful goodies from our Craft Party 2015. They’ve all been contacted and have probably even received their prizes by now.

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Small Leather Rose Pendant from MiracoliSpB – Heather Morgan

$25 Mystery Box Prize Pack from Rhodyart – Jessica Luiz-Brazil

Coffee Printable from bytheartbug – Carter Hamilton

Set of (2) Cinnamon Treats Wool Felted Hot Pads from timetalentjewels – Magdalena

Set of (4) Fox Note Cards from StinsonPaperCrafts – Diana M.

Ferris Wheel Photography Print from SummerStarsMasonJars – Dawn Whitehead

New York City Map Print from CartoCreative – Jennifer Loftfield

Crooked Houses Blank Art Card from LeeArt – Kristi Alflen

Altered 1920s Style Straw Hat from SSFDesigns – Connie Lee

Quilted Christmas Stocking from Quilterbell – Dawn Whitehead

Tan and Brown Nassa Shell Earrings from Bungalow42 – Ana Quilterbell

Thank you to all who came, read, created, donated, organized and participated in the #craftparty2015. We cannot wait for next year!

Thank you for coming to the CIJ Craft Party

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium

Good night everyone! Thank you for joining us today for the #CraftParty here on the CIJ blog! It was a really fun day!

Thank you Jen from CaffeinatedPapercuts, Alicia from Alicia’s Findings, and Megha from byTheArtBug who hosted this years #CraftParty.Untitled

 

Enter to Win

There is still time to 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 on the blog!

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CIJ #Craftparty Prize Sponsors

Good morning everyone – Jennifer here from Caffeinated Papercuts to share with you all of the wonderful prizes donated by members of the Etsy CIJ team for our #CraftParty! You can enter to win them via our main Craft Party post. In no particular order:

The Nassa shells in these earrings are so sweet. The seashells and coconut beads are hand tied to waxed linen in a butterscotch color. Each shell is spaced expressly to mirror the opposite earring. Given the unique nature of shells no two earrings are identical which is part of their charm. The shells swing gracefully and make a lovely sound that is ever so soft. These lightweight earrings are 2 1/4

Nassa Shell Earrings from Bungalow42

The Nassa shells in these earrings are so sweet. The seashells and coconut beads are hand tied to waxed linen in a butterscotch color. Each shell is spaced expressly to mirror the opposite earring. Given the unique nature of shells no two earrings are identical which is part of their charm. The shells swing gracefully and make a lovely sound that is ever so soft. These lightweight earrings are 2 1/4″ long. All findings are sterling silver.

Leather Rose Pendent by MiracoliSpB

Leather Rose Pendent by MiracoliSpB

Small rose of leather pink. Rosette in metallic form. Small rose of leather three shades of pink that have been all handmade and designed by me. The picture you see is the picture of the exact item that you will receive.

Mystery Box by Rhodyart

Mystery Box by Rhodyart

A selection of items from Rhodyart, home of fun and quirky collage art cards and gifts, to be chosen by shop owner (but trust me, it’ll be good stuff lol)

8x10 Coffee Printable from bytheartbug

8×10 Coffee Printable from bytheartbug

Kitchen Art 8X10 “Start Your Day with Coffee” Printable (There will be NO watermark on the printable that you will receive).

Set of  (2) hot pads from timetalentjewels

Set of (2) hot pads from timetalentjewels

Cinnamon Treats Wool Felted Hot Pads

Set of (4) fox cards from StinsonPaperCrafts

Set of (4) fox cards from StinsonPaperCrafts

Set of 4 blank note cards featuring a fox which has been reproduced from an 18th century illustration. Includes white envelopes. The inside has a blank white writing area defined by two line separators. Cards are topped off with shiny black satin ribbon. Each A2 card is made of orange card stock and measures 5-1/2″ by 4-1/8″ folded. Envelopes measure 5-3/4″ x 4-3/8″.

Ferris Wheel Print from SummerStarsMasonJars

Ferris Wheel Print from SummerStarsMasonJars

Ferris Wheel at Sunset || DETAILS || • Printed at a professional photo lab in a high quality format. • Archival-quality photo paper and inks. • Auto-optimize contrast, color & brightness • Superior quality, matte-finish paper, fade resistant. • Matte finish creates rich color and a finger-print free surface. • Unmatted, unframed photo. • Packaged in a cellophane sleeve and shipped in a sturdy photo mailer through USPS.

Crooked Houses Blank Art Card - leeart

Crooked Houses Blank Art Card – leeart

One (1) card printed on card stock with Epson pigment ink. This ink will last 99 years. This card is from my original painting. Measures 4.5 X 6 inches approx. White card and envelope included in cello bag. Blank inside.

1920s Style Altered Hat - SSFDesigns

1920s Style Altered Hat – SSFDesigns

Altered straw hat 1920s style.

Personalized Christmas Stocking from Quilterbell

Personalized Christmas Stocking from Quilterbell

It is hand sewn and machine quilted to make sure you can use if for many years to come. It is also lined. It measures,16″ X 6.5 ” ( 40 cm X 18 cm) Please note that shipping costs are not included in the prize. Shipping from Dublin, Ireland. Shipping cost approximately $10 depends on location. {Editor’s note: If your name is selected and you do not wish to pay for shipping, another name will be drawn.}

New York City print by CartoCreative

New York City print by CartoCreative

8″x10″ New York City map art print in a light moss green color. Shipping included.

Remember, you have until midnight CDT TONIGHT to enter! Thank you to all of our prize sponsors – everything is so beautiful. All right, now back to the party!

Thank you for coming to the Christmas In July Party – #CIJParty

CIJAviContributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium

Good night everyone! Thank you for joining us today for the #CIJParty here on the CIJ blog! It was a really fun day in the sun!

Here is a brief recap of the days activities!

Classes

We had 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

There is still time to 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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Now, I’m jumping into the pool!

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