Photos From The #CIJLovesJuly Photo Challenge – #CIJParty 2018

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium

During the #EtsyCIJ 2018 event the Etsy Christmas In July team has been hosting a photo challenge.

Many team members shared their photo during day of the challenge. Please join us as we celebrate their photos!

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  1. CIJLovesJuly Photo Challenge 2018
  2. Emily from OrnamentationShoppe Instagram: ornamentationshoppe
  3. zizzybob from zizzybob Instagram: zizzybob
  4. Linda from LindaBrittDesign Instagram: brittdesign2
  5. Heather from MooseintheMint Instagram: mooseinthemint
  6. Cristal from DesignsbyCristal Instagram: Creativedesignsbycristal
  7. Alissa from PoppyAndPeonyDesigns Instagram: poppyandpeonydesigns
  8. Arlene from ThisandThatCrafter Twitter: TandTCrafter 
  9. Britney from LitByBrit Instagram: litbybritmelts


  1. CIJLovesJuly Photo Challenge 2018
  2. Claudia Marie from ClaudiaMarieFelt Instagram: claudiamariefelt
  3. Rebecca from OrnamentsbyRebecca Instagram: ornaments_by_rebecca
  4. Judith from FabriArts Instagram: fabriarts
  5. Clara from elliottsplayground Instagram: elliottsplayground
  6. Diana from joliefemmebydiana Instagram: joliefemmebydiana
  7. Peggy from christmaskeepsakes Instagram: peggyrhuff
  8. Mairi from mairidesign Instagram: mairidesign1
  9. Judy from PiecesOfMePaperCraft Instagram: piecesofmepapercrafts

Thank you so much for joining us on our #CIJLovesJuly photo challenge!

Unusual Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas

We’ve all seen the ordinary stocking stuffers hanging by the chimney with care. This holiday season, let’s find some extra-ordinary stocking stuffer ideas from our CIJ Team.


Three Arm Knit Sweater “Oh no”

A stitch has gone awry.

For the knitter in your family!

Spa Girls White Spa Washcloth with Eye Mask Set Embroidered Personalized

Soft fibers are perfect for scrubbingaway makeup or spa treatments!

Dream Catcher Ornaments Feathered

Dream catchers not only make great gifts

but fabulous stocking stuffers!

Chainmaille dice bag with

dragon monster tail

A medieval style dice bag!

Stocking Stuffer Bunny Boo-boo Bunny

Ice Pack Embroidered Green Rabbit

Great stocking stuffer for the kids!

Leather Fortune Cookie Ornament /

Personalized Christmas Ornament

Write your own fortune!

Chalkboard Banana – Funny Kitchen Decor

for Cooks and Chefs

My favorite choice for an extra-ordinary

stocking stuffer!


Tillandsia Air Plants Home Decor

Never thought of these before!

Thank you for joining us today. Fill your stockings this Christmas with fun and unusual gifts!

See you next time! – by A Gift Of Nature
Air Plant Terrarium Christmas Ornament A Gift Of Nature

Stocking Stuffers Under $10 from the Etsy ChristmasInJuly Team

Hello again!  It’s Rita from HandmadeBits4u.  Today I’m featuring stocking stuffers unders $10 USD (before shipping/taxes).  It’s never too early to start picking up gifts for family, friends, hostesses, teachers, coaches, and anyone else on your list.  In addition to the gifts below, you can find more under $10 stocking stuffers here and here.

Have a guy one your list?  Here’s the perfect stocking stuffer for him:  Bay Rum Soap by SummerfieldSoaps!

Summerfield Soaps

Here’s a DIY kit for the kids on your list.  This Zen Garden Kit from CedarwoodCreations includes all supplies needed to make this delightful Zen Garden.  And there are many charms to choose from.

cedarwoodcreationsThese silver plated chainmaille earrings in Byzantine weave with black glass beads will be the perfect stocking stuffer for someone on your list!  They are expertly made by Marijana of UrsulaChainmaille.


HampshireRose has the perfect solution for those of you who give gift cards!  Here’s one of her lovely Giftcard Holder that will hold those cards until it’s ready to be opened.


WalterSilva makes beautiful pill boxes.  These solid wood boxes feature a “beautiful ladies” image on top.  They  can also be used as a tooth-fairy box or can house first curls or wedding rings.

waltersilvaThanks again for stopping by.  And remember you can find more stocking stuffers for under $10 from our team members  here and here.