Hello fellow teammates. Happy Fourth Of July!  Hope you and yours celebrate our nation’s birthday safely this year. And please remember too that while we celebrate, we still have men and women all over the world in our armed forces.  Make a special place in your heart for them, will you?

Obviously July Fourth is the American biggie of holidays this month. Plus Etsy is gearing up for the Christmas in July sale for our shops. And the Olympics will start on July 27 in London.

But other than that, what else might we find some inspiration for unique themes in our treasury making?

Celebrating all month long, July is ANTI-BOREDOM month and I think that should satisfy everyone. With summer pleasures abounding, unless in excessive heat, this favorite summer month should not include anything boring! With that said, it is both national Picnic month and Recreation month. Plus we have another month of delicious foods but Baked Beans, Blueberries, Ho Dogs and Ice Cream are celebrated all month long.

Here are some more possibilities and again, I do have to wonder sometimes how they come up with this stuff!

  • 7/1 – Build a scarecrow day, Canada Day, International Joke day and National Postal Worker Day.
  • 7/2 – World UFO Day
  • 7/3 – Dog Days ( of summer) begin
  • 7/4 – National Country Music Day
  • 7/5 – Caribbean and Graham Cracker Day
  • 7/6 – the first picture postcard was invented and also national Fried Chicken Day
  • 7/7 – Macaroni day
  • 7/8 – in 1835, the Liberty Bell cracked when rung for the funeral of John Marshall
  • 7/9 – Sugar Cookie Day
  • 7/10 – Barn Day
  • 7/11 – Cheer up the lonely Day
  • 7/12 – Paper Bag day,  the first machine was patented
  • 7/13 – Go West Day along with national French Fries day
  • 7/14 – Bastille Day, tape measure and pick blueberries day
  • 7/15 – Tapioca pudding day and the first Boeing 707 flew in 1954
  • 7/16 – Fresh Spinach day
  • 7/17 – Disneyland opened in 1955 and the sewing machine was patented in 1790
  • 7/18 – a personal fave of mine, Cow Appreciation Day, closely followed by:
  • 7/19 – Stick Out your tongue day
  • 7/20 – Moon, Chess and Ice Cream soda
  • 7/21 – national Junk Food Day
  • 7/22 – Pied Piper of Hamelin day and Summer Leisure day
  • 7/23 – the ice cream cone was invented in 1904 and Mosquito Day
  • 7/24 – Amelia Earhart Day
  • 7/25 – Threading the needle day
  • 7/26 – Aunt & Uncle day and Bert’s birthday ( Sesame Street)
  • 7/27 – Bugs Bunny was born in 1940
  • 7/28 – Beatrix Potter’s birthday and the first fingerprint was taken
  • 7/29 – National Lasagne Day
  • 7/30 – National Cheesecake Day
  • 7/31 – First ever US Patent was issued in 1790.

So there you have it. Some inspiration for some spectacular treasuries. And don’t forget Etsy’s Merchandising Desk for July – they have gotten more timely at getting theirs published. So have fun and great treasury making!


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