Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Christmas in July - An Etsy Sales Event - Not to be Missed

by Jane of A Tranquil Nook

In the heat of the summer, what could be more refreshing than a cool Christmas Sale?

Whether you prefer to create your own home decor, clothing or gifts for Winter Holidays or gather fabulous finished handmade goods and gifts early to avoid crowds and frantic shopping this fall, Etsy's third annual Christmas in July Event is perfect for you. Shop early in the comfort of your own home, and most importantly Buy Handmade or Make it Now!

Twenty HandmadeMN shops are participating in the Christmas in July Sales Event with in incredible array of supplies and great gifts just waiting for you.

The sale runs from Thursday July 15 through Sunday July 25, 2010. Here's a list of participating shops for your shopping pleasure...


Palette Passion
Hand painted silk scarves and accessories
Sale Details: sale section

Lolly Bop Baby
Tutus, beanies, bows, & more for little ones.
Sale Details: 20% off orders $30 or more (before s/h). Refund through your paypal account.

Bath and Body

Sacred Suds
Handmade Soaps with Soul
Sale details: 10 - 20% off select soaps

Bags and Purses

Crazy Busy
Upcycled bags and purses
Sale Details: Sale section

Bead & Charm Suppliers

Blue Echo2
Unique affordable fashionable hair accessories
Sale details: Free shipping for any order over $15.00. Shipping refunded via PayPal

Everything Else

Bath & Beads, Etc.
Bath & Body Items, Jewelry
Sale details: 20% off selected items (Christmas In July Sales Section)

Fabric Artists

totes, quilts, jewelry rolls, banners, runners, coffee cozies, wall hangings
Sale Details: free domestic shipping on orders over $35 that include a "Christmas in July" item (marked as such at the top of each listing)

Riyah-Li Designs
Eclectic Indie Craft
Sale Details: Free Shipping on Any Order


My Little Chickadee Creations
Personalized tile coaster sets & Save the Date Magnets/Wedding Favors
Sale Details: Enjoy 25% off (discount already applied) select tile coaster sets


6 hundred Kisses
"New stuff with vintage soul." Repurposed handmade jewelry.
Sale Details: Free gift with purchase, Free giftwrap, Free shipping on purchases over $50.

Rivertown Glass
jewelry -new and upcycled jewelry, hair clips/accessories, wine glass markers, cards
Sale Details: Items in Christmas in July section are 20% off

Wild Dog Studio
Fun, stylish jewelry for every day.
Sale Details: Free Shipping on any order

Wild Apple Design
bottle cap beads, lampwork and crystal earrings, necklaces, pendants
Sale Details: Free shipping!

Jewelry- sterling silver, crystals, glass and semi precious stones
Sale Details: Free shipping on items marked "CIJ" or "Christmas In July" to US, Canada and Mexico. Other International destinations have a reduced shipping rate.

Everyday Elegant
Handcrafted jewelry to make you elegant everyday
Sale Details: 20% off Entire Shop Use Code XMAS & Free Shipping on Current Sales Section

Mixed Media Artists

Catch-A-Star Creations
suncatchers, mobiles, misc window decor
Sale Details: Free Shipping on any order over $15 (to be refunded after purchase)

Egret Effects
Dreamcatchers, jewelry, knitted items, and more
Sale Details: Free Shipping!

Paper Artists

Scrapbook page kits, nature journals & greeting cards
Sale Details:See the special BOGO Christmas In July section in my shop

TC Witchcraft Factory
Scrapbooks, Papercraft, Handcarved Stamps and more
Sale Details:Items in Christmas in July section are 20% off


Mary Foster Creative
Flower photography, note cards, crocheted accessories
Sale Details:Free shipping on any item over $10

Tools and Supplies

Felt Sew Crafty
Sewing Patterns, Kits, Finished Handicrafts
Sale Details:Free shipping on orders over $25


CatchAStar Creations said...

Thank you for the article Jane!! Great work! What a great group of shops and terrific sales too!!! :D Check out this CIJ Treasury by Andrea of SacredSuds featuring some of these shops!


Anne Meyer said...

Super post! Thank you for putting this all together. I'll be sure to tweet about it a couple times a day and I put it on my Facebook page too.