Let it Snow 500 times

Do not let the title of the post fool you. I am mixing up a few things for you. 

Welcome to my 500th blog post! WooHoo! High Five! Or Five hundred! I know, that's a lot of crafting I have shared and written about. So I was thinking, should do something to celebrate this milestone? Would you be willing to participate? Interested in a BLOG CANDY GIVEAWAY?  


Blog Candy Giveaway: To one lucky participant, I’m giving away the collection of Stampin’ Up! goodies shown above.
  • Dazzling Details
  • Nature’s Perfection Clear Mount stamp set
  • Rhinestone Basic Jewels
  • Sheer Perfection Designer Vellum Stack
  • Strawberry Slush Stretch Ruffle Trim 

How to Play: 

1. Subscribe to my blog posts. Look to your left for the "subscribe to my blog posts" section and be sure to complete the form that pops up to subscribe. 
2. Like the Literally My Joy Facebook page.
3. Share this blog post with your friends on any social media outlet. (Facebook, Pinterest, Google, Twitter, Tumbler,  etc. )
4. Submit an idea in the comment section of what you would like me to make for future posts, videos or step by step tutorials.
5. Leave a comment (aka blog love) on this blog post so that I know that you've entered and completed all these steps.

Deadline for blog candy comments is Friday, December 4, 2015 at 12:00pm Eastern Time. I'll choose a random comment and announce the winner later on Sunday, December 6, 2015 on my Literally My Joy Blog. 

Note: I can only ship within the U.S.

Good luck to everyone and thank you again for all your continued blog love, encouragement, support to allow me to Create, Inspire and Share with you each day. 

Now onto my creation for today.

Ready for some cuteness? I've made a very cute gift card holder. Well I made a few so that I could sell at a local craft fair.  


I used the smallest envelope liner framelit and cut out two from Bermuda Bay card stock. You are able to make two gift card holders from one 8 1/2" x 11. I thought about folding the flap of one of the liners over the front but then it was going to cover the DSP. So I decided to cut off the flap. On the left, bottom and right sides of the liner with flap I added the Tear & Tape Adhesive. Make sure not to add a piece to the top because you need to make a pocket for your gift card. Then add the non flap liner to the top and decorate as desired. 


I’ve used two different Bermuda Bay patterns from the Cherry on Top DSP stack.. Small enough for a stocking stuffer or to hold in your purse to hand to random people for acts of kindness. Who wouldn't want a little penguin to brighten their day?

It even fits your business card. Just sayin'



How cute is this penguin? All you need to do is stamp in black ink and color his beak and flippers (aka feet) with Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Write Marker .