Thursday, December 17, 2009

On the eighth day of Christmas....

I don't know about the rest of you, but it's that time of year when we have a ton of holiday parties to attend. Which means...the inevitable question...what to give the hostess as a little gift, a thank you for the invite and for opening up her home?

Well, what I have started doing is making up card sets. Usually generic in their theme or often a theme that gets used frequently like thank you and happy birthday.

These card sets always seem to be so appreciated. Cards are expensive and what's better than to have some homemade ones on hand when needed? I made this set of cards using the Kitchen Spice line and some stamps in my stash.




















Products Used:
Kitchen Spice
Kitchen Spice Cloves
Kitchen Spice Sesame
Kitchen Spice buttons
Double dot ribbon-tutu
Thanks Tonya!!

Those cards are adorable and what Hostess would not like receiving those?

And as she mentioned....today is the Eight Day of our Twelve Days of Christmas giveaways! What do we have up our sleeve today?
On the Eighth Day of Christmas My True Love Came to Me...
Bo Bunny Chunky Chips Chipboard that won't go to your hips this holiday season!
Well they won't! Unless you sit on one!LOL Leave a comment today and we'll enter you to win a fantastic assortment of our Chunky Chips! This giveaway will close tomorrow morning when we move on to Day Nine!!

163 comments:

  1. This card set is lovely! I do not see what we are to comment about but it may be too early!

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  2. Lovely card set!

    I adore the colors youøve used, thanks for the inspiration :)

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  3. they are all so lovely! Love everything about it especially the paperline that was used

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  4. These are so pretty & I LOVE that paper line! Giving card sets is such a great gift idea! TFS!

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  5. These inspire me to make a set as a gift for a friend! Love the colors and embelishments!!

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  6. what a wonderful gift! Perfect! colors are great :D

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  7. Well too late for this year-but a positively brilliant idea for me to wrok on for the next year. Thank you again!

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  8. I am a huge fan of buttons, thanks for showing me some new ways to use them!

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  9. Love the colours! and its such a practical useful gift!!

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  10. I love those colors. Beautiful cards!

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  11. I love the stitching around the card.

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  12. These cards are adorable...and I'm sure you could use several different lines with the designs.

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  13. Those are super cute! Love the little birdie!!

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  14. Ahhhh I am in love with the kitchen spice line and actually just made a thank you card with it (posted on my blog) ;)

    Already know Ill be sending it out after Christmas.. but am I the only one who sometimes thinks her creations are too pretty to even give away?

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  15. Those cards are sooooo pretty!! Thanks for sharing!

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  16. I just love those cards! So pretty!!

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  17. Card sets are a great idea. I will have to try to remember that in the future. Thanks for all the great project ideas this month.

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  18. Ooooo, I LOVE chipboard! The card set is very cute!

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  19. excellent hostess gift idea!
    chunky chocolate and chunky chipboard - love them both!

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  20. Lovely cards!!

    I love your chipboards!!
    Thanks for the chance !!

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  21. So many FABULOUS ideas so little time to create...I am loving all of these cards!

    Allison M.

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  22. I love these! They work so well together or separately. Love the desings and those papers are so pretty!!!

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  23. What pretty cards! I've been giving cards away as little gifts a lot lately. I love the sounds of chips that won't go to my hips! ;)

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  24. The chickadee card is my favorite. I love chipboard!

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  25. Such a good idea. I received something like this and loved it!

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  26. I love that card - the colors are gorgeous!!

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  27. love that idea. Great gift for a hostess gift or anyone that you need to give a little gift too.

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  28. Those cards are wonderful! I love the little bird brad. Great gift idea too.

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  29. Great card. I also would love to win the chipboard. I have used them before and just love them. Good luck to everyone.

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  30. Very nice cards. And the Kitchen Spice line was one of BoBunny's best.

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  31. I love the idea of giving a hostess a card set! I make sets as gifts but never thought of giving them to a hostess. Thanks for the idea!

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  32. What a FABULOUS idea!!! Thanks for sharing the idea!!!

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  33. I love the cards they are truly gorgeous..

    Janie Boots

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  34. These cards are lovely! And, chunky chipboard is much better than chunky chicks.

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  35. beautiful cards......

    annette

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  36. I love the combination of colors, and the cards are beautiful.

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  37. Gorgeous cards! Would you like to come to my Christmas Party :)

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  38. Looooove those cards! Kitchen Spice is one of my favorites for sure. ;)

    Thanks for another chanc to win!
    - April W

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  39. Lovely Card!!!
    Thanks for the inspiration!!!

    Karina

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  40. great cards and i love bo bunny chipboard

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  41. Yummy chipboard! Those cards are beautiful and I'd love to receive something like that as a hostess gift!

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  42. Those cards are absolutely adorable! Love them!

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  43. I love things that don't go to my hips! Bring on the scrapbooking stuff!

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  44. Love those cards. Great products and great designs!

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  45. I love this color combo. Great cards.

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  46. Beautiful cards, the kitchen spice line is so versatile !

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  47. What a beautiful set. I make cards for my nan every christmas. (Theyre not as pretty as yours though!!)

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  48. Great cards! I always know I can find the best ideas on your site. Thanks!

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  49. Cute cards! Now, if only I could find the time....

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  50. A Bo Bunny Christmas! Perfect!

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  51. I love the card set idea. I was going to make one for my mom but they were going away early this year so I didn't get a chance to get it done before they left. I guess it will work for next years gift!

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  52. Great cards! I love the chunkies.

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  53. Such beautiful cards and a great gift!

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  54. Beautiful cards ,so colourful and cheerful!!

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  55. What a GREAT idea for a hostess gift! :)

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  56. Not usually a fan of bright colours but the combination of these are great. Nice cards.

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  57. Love the card set - I agree it would be a perfect hostess gift! And chunky chipboard... one of my favorite Bo Bunny items!!

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  58. I also give little card sets as gifts or thankyous! People do really appreciate them :) Thanks!

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  59. What a gorgeous gift card set!! Fabulous!

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  60. What a great card set! I was just debating making some of those as gifts for my colleagues... yours turned out great!

    Love chips that won't go to my hips! (Okay, I also like the other kinds--salty or the chocolate for baking!)LOL

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  61. Thanks a lot for this inspiring tutorial! Fantastic idea and great cards)))

    Hugs, Julia

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  62. Cute cards! I love Kitchen Spice!

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  63. The cards are so cute, and what a good idea for a present! Thanks for the chance! Hlcarroll@hotmail.co.uk

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  64. I love, love, love the cards! And who wouldn't love to win the chunky chipboard? I've loved every bit of mine that I've used!

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  65. Gorgeous cards!! I love the papers :) thank you for the chance to win some chipboard!!
    Hugs
    Hazel

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  66. Beautiful card set. I love that cute little bird stamp!

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  67. Those cards are so pretty, thanks for the inspiration.

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  68. Lovely cards - I haven't been invited to any Christmas parties this year!

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  69. That is a great idea for a hostess gift, so practical and heartfelt. Thanks for sharing!

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  70. I'm actually supposed to be making up some card sets for a friend right now. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  71. The cards are cute! Thanks for the ideas and the giveaway!

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  72. "Chunkey Chip" boards are just the right flavor for me! Great card sets!

    Denise Wells
    mamascollections@aol.com

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  73. Love that, "chunky chips that won't go on your hips" LOL!!! Great stuff, thanks for sharing!

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  74. Chunky chip? or chocolate chip hehehehee.. Thanks for the giveaway! Your tip is great! and your cards are so lovely!

    Magdalena

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  75. Gorgeous cards! Love the colours!

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  76. Those are beautiful cards! love those colors!!

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  77. Love the cards you made. They really are beautifull and look like they took some time to make.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  78. What a great idea. I am always lost when it comes to hostess gifts...thanks for the ideas.

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  79. What a great idea! I think we can always use a generic card. Thanks for showing us your creative work.

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  80. I love making cards for gifts! They are always much appreciated, too.

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  81. great hostess gift and a great teacher gift as well. that is usually what I do for teacher gifts. A nice set of home crafted cards!

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  82. These cards are so pretty!! Your rhymes are so good!!

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  83. Hand made card sets are a terrific idea...why didn't I think of it?!? ;-) Good thing Bo Bunny is here to give us such creative ideas...what would we do with Bo Bunny?

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  84. what a great idea for a hostess gift.

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  85. Thank you cards, so beautiful and thoughtful :)

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  86. Never thought of a set of cards for a hostess gift. How awesome!! Love your cards posted. Very bright and rich colrs.

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  87. I absolutely LOVE this line from Bo Bunny!! Great card ideas!!

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  88. Wonderful hostess gift idea Tonya, and beautiful cards!

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  89. I love the cards and the chunky chipboard.

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  90. It's nice to start thinking about spring cards. Love the papers.

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  91. All of the cards are beautiful!

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  92. Love the colors in that line!!! Card sets are a great idea for a gift and your cards are gorgeous!!

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  93. I love to ply with chipbpards. Count me in!

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  94. All these lines and projects are so beautiful. I want to win. That would be a Merry Christmas to me!

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  95. Love the card set and would love to win some Bo-Bunny chipboard to play with.

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  96. Your cards are beautiful! I love that Bo Bunny line!

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  97. Your chipboard looks very cool - love the shapes!

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  98. Beautiful cards!! I love chipboard and Bo Bunny has wonderful chipboard!!

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  99. Those cards are beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  100. Those cards are fabulous!! I never think about making that size, but they sure are cute!! Thanks

    Cynderellaj-MN

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  101. Card sets are a great idea!!! And using Bo Bunny lines are a proven winner as a gift!!!

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  102. Super cute cards~ great gift ideas!

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  103. Those cards are so great! What a good idea to give to a Hostess. Think I will make some for my Sister-in-Law. Hope to win some of those Chunky Chips!

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  104. I love chips - especially the fat free kind :>) Love the way you used the paper on the cards too! Thanks for the chance.

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  105. love your card set and HOW cute!!! great gift

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  106. I am really missing checking out the blogs everyday. I am so unbelievably busy that I do not even take the time to put on makeup every day. My mother=in=law has been ill and this has caused a lot of extras for my husband and me. She is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, and I think it would be lovely to do up a set of cards for her. Then maybe help her out with birthdays, etc. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  107. I have a friend that are giving handmade cards to her children's teachers for Christmas this year. I know they will be greatly appreciated. What a lovely gift for a hostess too.

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  108. Darling cards! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

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  109. chunky chipboard wont go to your hips give me 2 helpings then..lol...neat idea..need to make a few sets as gifts too..thanks for all these wonderful ideas!!

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  110. chunky chips on my hips ---- hmmmm...I won't sit on them! lol

    I've never seen these but would love to play with them - glittering, tying ribbon on, painting, glueing, buttoning, distressing, etc....they look like FUN!

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  111. Lovely card set. I like the color combination.

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  112. These cards are beautiful, love the colors!

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  113. The chickadee card is just the cutest thing ever! Thanks for sharing the idea. :P

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  114. Super cute cards! Love them, the colors are beautiful!

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  115. LOVE the idea of bringing cards as a gift to a party... and I'm ADDICTED to those Chunkies!!!

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  116. Love this card set! Gorgeous paper line too!

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  117. What a beautiful set! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  118. I love the idea of a card set as a hostess gift. That is so neat.

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  119. I think cards are a great idea. Monograms are also a nice choice for a pack of cards.
    Donna

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  120. Hey there chickadee!! So cute...love the card sets. I think I might work on some today, thanks for the lovely ideas and great giveaways!

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  121. CHIP BOARD! My next favorate item is Chip Board. My first favorite are the brads. You all are just super. What great gifts!

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  122. These cards are perfect for any occassion! I adore them!
    I love your chipboard and your papers! he hehe
    Thank you Bo Bunny for a chance to win such a great prize!
    Happy Holidays!

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  123. What a lovely set of cards! All so beautiful with that Kitchen Spice collection and that little button bird is TOO CUTE!
    Today begins the last WEEK before the holiday, still lots to do for me! Running, shopping, baking, wrapping...etc. I think the word should be re-spelled to HOLI-DAZE! LOL

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  124. The cards are so pretty! I have done the same thing and the card sets are always so appreciated. Last party I went to I made a little 'wine journal' with a bottle of wine. Easy to do, and very personal.

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  125. Looks like some fun card ideas that I need to duplicate! Thanks for sharing.

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  126. Wow! great card sets. LOVE that chipboard! You can never have too much chipboard. (-:

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  127. gorgeous cards - love the colors

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  128. This is such a pretty card set. I adore the little chick and love the colours of this line of paper.

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  129. Adorable card set! Such a cute hostess gift!

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