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Have you seen these little treasures? This week’s webisode features glitter and beads from our friends at Art-C™. 16 little bottle sets to choose from — 8 sets of glitter and 8 of beads, however NO set is exactly the same. Come see Paulette and Ann showcase these wonderful Little Bottles, giving you TONS of inspirations!

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Happy Birthday Cupcake Card & Yippee! photo frame
By LeNae Gerig
   
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Instructions:

Yippee! photo frame:
Cut a 5 1/4" square of pink cherry paper. Mat the long edges of a 1/2"x5 1/4" aqua striped paper on black cardstock with 1/16" borders. Glue on the cherry paper 1/8" from the left edge. Use black StazOn® ink to stamp “Yippee!” (Happy Birthday Greetings stamp) or anything you’d prefer on a tag. Punch three 1/8" holes evenly spaced on the striped border. Place the hole of the metal tag over the top hole and insert a gingham brad. Insert brads in the remaining holes. Mat a 3 1/4"x4 1/4" photo on black cardstock with 1/8" borders. Ink and glue a blue heart die-cut on the bottom right corner. Glue the photo centered right of the border.

Happy Birthday Cupcake Card:
Card Front: Place your blank card with the fold on top and cover with red cardstock. Mat the long edges of a 3"x4 3/4" red dot paper on black cardstock with 1/8" borders. Glue in the center of 6"x4 3/4" yellow patterned paper. Ink the edges black then glue on the card. Write “Happy Birthday” on a 2 3/4" square of white cardstock. Mat on red cardstock then black, each with 1/8" borders. Punch a 1/8" hole in each corner then insert a gingham brad. Glue a folded ribbon behind the top edge then foam tape on the left. Foam tape the cupcake die-cut on the right. Inside: Mat the long edges of a 2 1/2"x5" red dot paper on black cardstock with 1/8" borders. Glue 1/2" from the left edge. Write “To You Friend” on 2 1/4"x1 3/4" white cardstock. Mat on black with 1/8" borders. Glue in the center. Glue heart die-cuts left of the sentiment and a swirl overlapping the bottom right. Punch two 1/8" holes in a paper button. Thread with ribbon and knot on top. Trim the tails then glue on the swirl.

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Saying Thank you is always nice, but giving someone a Thank-You card is Extra Special. Come see how Susan Cobb, put together this beautiful “Merci” card.

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