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    I am so over summer and heat: Christmas Sale!

    Filed under Back in Stock, Christmas, Giveaways, Kristin Batsel, Newsletters, Sale

    Hm… half the state’s on fire and the forecast is for pretty-near 100 degrees all week. I am going to pretend it’s November: so this newsletter is all about Christmas!

     
    New & Back in Stock!

    A few of these things are Christmas-y… and that inspired this whole newsletter’s theme and new sale (more on that below)!

     
    Christmas Collection ON SALE!

    FLASH SALE! This is a 25% off discount coupon: enter promo code XMASSALE when you check out. (The discount will only effect the items in your cart from the sale section… read on!)

    25% off EVERYTHING in the Christmas Collection Section (a huge group of mixed items — over 200 products, including the 4 highlights below). And the discount is on top of current sale prices! The coupon expires at midnight on Wednesday night, August 8th.

     
    More Christmas ON SALE!

    While we’re talking Christmas (and sale): there are tons of items on clearance sale at 50% off with a Christmas theme! Here’s the Christmas Products Roadmap with links to all the sections; and see below for a few of my picks.

     
    Hooray for the Santa and Snowman Ornaments Giveaway!

    I decided to go back and revisit 2 adorable ornaments that Design Team Member Kristin Batsel made last fall:

    Note: all the goodies from Kristin’s ornaments that I’m linking to below are included in the Giveaway!

    Kristin used the Ornament Frame Set – Star and Ornament Frame Set – Round as the base of her projects.

    Images from the Retro Christmas Collage Sheet are the central pics on both ornaments.

    Next are trims:
    - Tiny White Snowflake Buttons
    - Mini Holly Leaf Garland
    - Mini Snowflake Sequin Mix
    - Miniature Gold Tinsel Garland
    - Christmas Ornaments Ribbon Set

    Psst! All of those items I just linked to are also in the Christmas Collection Section, so are eligible for the sale coupon!

    Plus check Kristin’s blog post, as she shows how to use Dresden border strips (straight) around a curve (like the turquoise scallops around the center of the snowman ornament).

    To enter the Santa and Snowman Ornaments Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Monday Night, August 6, 2018).

    Don’t forget to leave your (hello!) correct email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

    Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

    After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via Random.org).

    Hey, who won the Alice in an Altoids Tin Kit Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Jennifer Sobolewski! Congrats! Check your email for info. There was a choice in that Giveway and Jennifer chose one of the Die-Cut Red Lacy Heart Wraps.

      
    Posted by Leslie, August 5th, 2018


    40 Responses to “I am so over summer and heat: Christmas Sale!”

    1. Noreen Says:

      I love all the Christmas items – it’s so fun to think about Christmas and what you can make!

    2. Marykay Chisum Says:

      I love Christmas and I’ll have my kids here to celebrate BUT I DESPISE cold!

    3. Barb A Says:

      Love anything Christmas. It’s never too early to start making new things for the holiday season!

    4. Nadine Says:

      Its the MOST wonderful time of the year!

    5. Debra Schultz Says:

      Thanks for the chance to cool off, mentally at least :)

    6. Jean Marmo Says:

      Love Christmas especially in the summer! I make ornaments and mixed media canvases and now is the time! So cute!

    7. Emily Ann N. Says:

      Love the chipboard snowflakes!

    8. Sandie Says:

      I love anything Christmas. My favorite time to decorate.

    9. Barb MacAskill Says:

      I have been working on Christmas projects for the last couple of weeks so this post makes me happy from my toes to my nose! LOL
      Thanks for the great sales and inspiration!
      Ornaments, memory books and boxes are all items I am creating.
      The memory boxes are for loved ones who have lost a beloved person so they can write notes to them, store special ornaments or whatever they choose to commemorate the first Christmas without their lost loved one.
      TFS! Congratulations Jennifer! Enjoy your goodies!

    10. Nancy E Says:

      I love getting started on Christmas ahead of time. I just love that little sleigh, so may possibilities, so little time!

    11. Kat Cashwell Says:

      Yay for Christmas !!!!!

    12. Carla Says:

      Love the ornaments! So ready for some cooler weather!

    13. Francine perri Says:

      I am so ready for fall I hate the heat but love all these items

    14. Gabrielle Schmidt Says:

      I’m also looking forward to cooler weather! I’m tired of the Great! We also have been having a lot of problems with fires this year. We even had 9 going on at one time. I’m even looking forward to to snow!

    15. KAREN adams Says:

      I love this kit! I so tired of this heat too! Hugs!

    16. beth Jones Says:

      I love Christmas all year long!! I too have been creating ornaments and such already!! Would love to have this sweet gift!! Thanks for the chance!!

    17. Karen Mallory Says:

      I love Christmas!! These ornaments are so cute!
      I sure these fires get under control soon.

    18. Rebecca R. Says:

      Love it! Its never to soon to start Christmas crafting and shopping! My December self will thank me! lol!

    19. Luanne Shoup Says:

      I can use the clipboard snowflakes on my cards!

    20. Jo Says:

      never too early to start making christmas cards!!! :)

    21. Chris Hoffman Says:

      Cute ornaments. Ready 4 cooler temps.

    22. Peggy Manning Says:

      Ready! Ready! In love with the mini cookie cutters. Can already see a mini tree decorated with them as ornaments.

    23. Gigi Jordan Says:

      Such cute Christmas items! Can’t wait to get started with projects.

    24. Jackie Says:

      I’ve been thinking I need to start working on Christmas projects/gifts and now you have inspired me to do it. Thank you!

    25. Pauline p. Says:

      WOW I found the right place to post.
      Christmas I want to start working on
      Christmas projects now! Love all your
      Christmas Stuff!!

    26. Ruth Miller Says:

      Living in the southern hemisphere…I have only experienced one white Christmas, whilst on a holiday in Dublin. It was an experience of a life time and will remain in my memory for ever. I suddenly experienced “the magic”.

    27. Denise Bryant Says:

      Done with the heat here too! Supposed to be in the mid 90s all week….ugh! I’m in the mood to cool off!

    28. Toews, Kathy Says:

      My birthday is Christmas Day, so I’m ready for Christmas any time.

    29. Catharine Says:

      Hooray ornament and sugar cookie making time with grandbabes! Might as well eat cookies too! Wonderful fun

    30. Winnie Says:

      Be careful what you wish for! Love Summer but love this giveaway too!

    31. Kay W Says:

      It’s been so hot where I live so winter and cold weather sound pretty good.

    32. Lorrie Koenig Says:

      What cute ornaments! I just love the retro look santas and snowmen papers too. Thanks for the chance to win this. It certainly would help get me in a holiday frame of mind as I begin my fall/winter crafting.

    33. Janet Turner Says:

      Never too early to get ready for Christmas!

    34. Randi Says:

      I love anything that has to do with ⛄️!!

    35. Mary Mac Says:

      Love the Retro Christmas collage sheets, they will make fun ornaments.

    36. Michelle Says:

      Sorry, just too early to think about snow. LOL

    37. Rhonda S Says:

      Love, love vintage Christmas ornaments!

    38. KIM Says:

      OH NO!
      Christmas already ,I just started thinking it’s time to start making Halloween items.
      But the retro Christmas is a hoot.

    39. Celia Says:

      Love the thought of cooler weather. …far too hot here. Great idea for Christmas theme

    40. Kim Lucak Says:

      Christmas in August :) With the weather being to hot and humid the thought of snowflakes is refreshing!!