Stampin’ Up! Love Of Leaves Video Tutorial

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun? It was a gorgeous Autumn weekend here. I spent Saturday watching my team members doing Facebook Live videos for World Card Making Day and I had to work on Sunday.

Today’s card was the 2nd video that I did on Saturday. The measurements along with the links for the video are listed below. If you were able to either watch me live or watch the replay, thank you very much, I really appreciate it. Here’s my card for today.

My colors are from the Color Throwdown Color Challenge #613. Here are their colors.

I played along with As You See It Theme Challenge #235. Here is their theme.

I also played along with Just Add Ink Challenge #525. Here is their theme.

I started by adhering a panel of Plaid Tidings 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I cut a panel of Blackberry Bliss cardstock using the 3rd from the smallest Stitched Rectangle Dies and I cut a panel of Real Red cardstock using the 2nd from the smallest Stitched Rectangle Dies. I then embossed both panels using the stitched die from the Stitched Leaves Dies. I adhered the 2 rectangles together on the bottom only, using Stampin’ Seal and adhered them to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I cut and embossed 3 leaves out from the Stitched Leaves Dies, one in Blackberry Bliss, one in Pumpkin Pie and one in Real Red. I adhered the leaves to the rectangles using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots.

On a thin strip of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink. I cut the strip into a banner using the Banner Pick A Punch. I adhered the banner just under the leaf stem using Glue Dots. I tied a knot using the 1/2″ Whisper White Faux Linen Ribbon and adhered it to the leaf stems using a Glue Dot. I added a few Pumpkin Pie Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front. I adhered the card front to a Sahara Sand card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Autumn Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the 3 leaf images from the Love of Leaves stamp set in Blackberry Bliss, Pumpkin Pie and Real Red Ink on the bottom of the panel and the one leaf on the top. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the 3 leaves from the Love of Leaves stamp set on the envelope front in Blackberry Bliss, Pumpkin Pie and Real Red.

I adhered a panel of Plaid Tidings DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  The list of supplies are below along with the measurements if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video.  You can watch it on my Facebook page Here. You can watch it on our World Card Making Day Inkin’ Krew Facebook page Here.

You can also view it on my YouTube Channel Here. Happy Stamping!!

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Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

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  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 2″ X 3 1/2″ (card front rectangle), 1 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (leaf)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 4″ (leaf)
  • Real Red Cardstock 3″ X 13/4″ (card front rectangle), 1 1/2″ X 2″ (leaf)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Plaid Tidings 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Harvest Hellos for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so that means Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “Halloween Fun”.  We can interpret this however we want.  I’m not a big Halloween fan, but I had a lot of fun creating this card.  Here’s my card.

My colors are from Fab Friday Challenge #196.  Here are their colors.

I also played along with ‘Just Us Girls’ Challenge #552.  They have a ‘Word Week’.  Here’s their theme.

I started by cutting the ‘BOO!’ out of a panel of Plaid Tidings 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper using the Playful Alphabet Dies.  I adhered the DSP panel to a Cinnamon Cider card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Using a Foam Adhesive sheet with a panel of Basic Black cardstock, I cut the ‘BOO!’ out again using the Playful Alphabet Dies and adhered it to the card front where I cut the letters out.  I adhered the DSP letters on top of the Basic Black foam pieces using Multipurpose Liquid Glue making sure the plaid lines lined up.  I cut the leaves from the Stitched Leaves Dies out of panels of Bumblebee, Cajun Craze and Cinnamon Cider cardstock.  I ran each of the leaves through my Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine again adding the stitching to them from the Stitched Leaves Dies.  I stamped the pumpkin image from the Stampin’ Up! Harvest Hellos Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Cajun Craze cardstock.  I stamped the Jack-O-Lantern face from the Harvest Hellos stamp set in the center of the pumpkin using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I punched the pumpkin out using my Apple Builder Punch.  I cut the stem for the pumpkin out of a scrap of Cinnamon Cider cardstock using the Apple Builder Punch and adhered it to the back of the pumpkin using a Glue Dot.

I arranged the leaves and pumpkin on the card front the way I wanted and adhered the leaves using Glue Dots and Multipurpose Liquid Glue and the pumpkin using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the spider image from the Stampin’ Up! Celebration Tidings Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a scrap of the Plaid Tidings DSP.  I cut the spider out using the Celebration Labels Dies and adhered it to the card front using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals, matching up the lines on the plaid.  Using my Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker, I drew a line down the paper like he was coming down from his web.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Celebration Tidings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the web image from the Celebration Tidings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the top of the panel.  I stamped the spider image from the Celebration Tidings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink 3 times on the panel and drew lines from the web down to the spiders using my Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Bumblebee mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Cinnamon Cider card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the spider web from the Celebration Tidings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the top of the envelope front.  I stamped the spider image from the Celebration Tidings stamp set twice on the envelope front and drew lines from the web to the spiders using my Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker.  I adhered a panel of Plaid Tidings DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Hit Previous to hop back to Amy’s blog or hit Next to head over to Jaimie Babarczy’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here
  2. Jaimie Babarczy:
  3. Sue Prather:
  4. Mary Deatherage:
  5. Donna Leonard:
  6. Akiko Sudano:
  7. Karen Finkle:
  8. Nicole Bloxom:
  9. Terry Lynn Bright:
  10. Amy Koenders:

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 3″ X 2″ (letters)
  • Bumblebee Cardstock 3″ X 8 1/2″ (leaves), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 3″ (pumpkin and leaves)
  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3″ X 2 1/4″ (leaves)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Plaid Tidings 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Gather Together for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so that means Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “Fall Frenzy”.  We can interpret this however we want.  I decided to use non-traditional colors for my card today.  I saw these colors together with some fall decorations and loved it.  Here’s my card.

I started by embossing the top of a Sahara Sand card front using the Stitched Leaves Dies.  I adhered the card front to a Brass Foil Sheet mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Using the Forever Flourishing Dies I cut panels of Brass Foil Sheet, Brushed Metallic Sheet, Pretty Peacock & Seaside Spray using different dies.  Using the Stitched Leaves Dies and Nature’s Roots Dies I cut leaves out of a panel of Misty Moonlight cardstock.  I stamped the 2 pumpkin images from the Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pumpkin Pie Ink on a panel of Pumpkin Pie cardstock.  I cut the pumpkins out using the Gathered Leaves Dies.

I arranged the leaves and pumpkins the way I wanted them on my Silicone Sheet and adhered them together using Glue Dots, Multipurpose Liquid Glue and the pumpkins with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the collage to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the sentiment from the Gather Together stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a thin strip of Sahara Sand cardstock.  I adhered the sentiment to the top center of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Gilded Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Gather Together stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the 2 pumpkin images from the Gather Together stamp set in Pumpkin Pie Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored them in using my Crumb Cake and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Sahara Sand mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Pumpkin Pie Ink on the bottom front of the envelope.  I colored the image in using my Crumb Cake and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Misty Moonlight 2020-2022 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Hit Previous to hop back to Amy’s blog or hit Next to head over to Terry Lynn’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

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  4. Leslie Larkin –
  5. Akiko Sudano –
  6. Julie Johnston –
  7. Jaimie Babarczy –
  8. Sue Prather –
  9. Donna Leonard –
  10. Nicole Bloxom –
  11. Amy Koenders –

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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Brass Foil Sheet 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front mat), 3″ X 3″(forever flourishing die)
  • Brushed Metallic Sheet 4 1/4″ X 1″ (forever flourishing die)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 3 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (leaves)
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 1″ X 4″ (forever flourishing die)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 2″ X 3″ (pumpkins)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 4″ X 5″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (forever flourishing die)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4′ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • 2020-2022 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves Hello

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends.  Happy August!! I can’t believe how fast this summer is going.  Does anyone have plans this weekend?  I’m working today, it’s the 1st and I have to get my bills out.  The good news is I have off tomorrow and my boss said to take Monday and Tuesday off too, YAY!!! After working 2 weeks straight it is most welcomed to have off.

For today I have a quick and easy fall card for you using some of the new items coming in the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  Here’s today’s card.

My design is from Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #344.  Here is their sketch.

I started by adhering 2 panels of Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper to Copper Foil Sheet mats using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted panels to a Thick Very Vanilla card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cherry Cobbler Ink between the matted panels.

On a panel of Cherry Cobbler cardstock, I stamped the large leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cherry Cobbler Ink.  I cut the leaf out using the Gathered Leaves Dies.  The Gather Together stamp set and Gathered Leaves Dies are returning from last year.  The best part about this is it is brought back at the bundle price saving you 10%.  I cut Crushed Curry, Old Olive and Pumpkin Pie leaves from the Stitched Leaves Dies.  I adhered the leaves to the right of the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots.  I tied a small bow from the 1/8″ Copper Grosgrain Ribbon, from the Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack, and adhered it to the large leaf using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Love of Leaves stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the leaf image from the Gather Together stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink, stamping off 3 times, over the sentiment.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Very Vanilla card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the leaf image from the Gather Together stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink, stamping off twice, on the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 4Z2KHBVY

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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LAST DAYS FOR BONUS DAYS!! DON’T MISS OUT!!

Bonus Days from Stampin’ Up! are back!!  For every $50 merchandise that you purchase between July 1 and August 3, you’ll earn a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between August 4 and 31!  

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Click hereto head over to my online store to start earning those coupons now!  Don’t forget to use my current Host Code so that you will get your free gift from me, any 1 item in the catalog valued up to $10 with a qualifying order.  Detail about the free gift are here.  Let me know if you have any questions.

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With Paper Pumpkin, you are provided with everything you need to explore your creativity and discover new ways to craft. As we navigate a “new normal” in today’s world, there’s plenty of opportunity to papercraft! And, more importantly, there’s no better time than now to create something that’ll show the essential people in your life just how awesome you think they are.

Lately, it’s become especially clear who the everyday heroes are—they’ve always surrounded us! Teachers, doctors, hairdressers, nurses, delivery workers, cashiers, and even our friends, kids, and family members go above and beyond to enrich our lives. These people are truly the world’s greatest at what they do!

Celebrate and appreciate the everyday heroes in your life with the August Paper Pumpkin Kit. The cards included in this kit are specifically designed for celebrating life’s champions!

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About the August Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Bumblebee, gold, Mint Macaron, Pacific Point, Soft Suede, white
  • The kit’s stamp set includes Distinktive stamps
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Note: Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat), 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (large leaf)
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 1 1/4″ (leaf on card front)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 2″ X 1 1/2″ (leaf on card front)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 1 1/4″ (leaf on card front)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Copper Foil Sheet 4″ X 3 3/4″ (top card front mat), 4″ X 1 1/4″ (bottom card front mat)
  • Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 3 5/8″ (top card front), 3 7/8″ X 1 1/8″ (bottom card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends and welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  How is everyone doing today?  I have a sneak peek for you today of a new bundle coming in the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  This catalog will got live for customers starting on August 4th.  If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we had a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects .
Here is the sketch we had to work from.

Here is my card with this sketch.

I started by stamping a Cajun Craze card front multiple times with the sentiment from the new Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink.  I cut three leaves from the panel using the new Stitched Leaves Dies.

I adhered a panel of the new Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper to the back of the Cajun Craze panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a strip of the Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP to the bottom of the card front panel using Stampin’ Seal.  I wrapped a piece of the 1/2″ Mint Macaron Basket Weave Ribbon from the Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack around the card front and tied a knot.

I adhered the card front to a Cajun Craze card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Metallic Pearls to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Orate Thanks Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I adhered a strip of the Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered 2 of the leaves that I cut from the card front panel to the inside using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Mint Macaron mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope.  I stamped the leaf images from the Love of Leaves stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of the Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper 3 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (panel behind card front), 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ (strip on card front), 1/2″ X 4″ (strip on inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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