Friends make the World magical

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it's Tanja here and this week I would like to show you another card that I created with one of the new Gerda Steiner Designs stamp sets. I created this nighttime scene using the owl from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set:

  • color the cute little owl on the branch from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set with Faber-Castell Albrecht-Dürer pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add highlights...

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Fox and Wreath

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it's Tanja here and this is another creation using one of the new Gerda Steiner Designs stamp sets. This time I used the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set to create this Shaker Tag:

  • color one of the foxes and the wreath from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set with Faber-Castell Albrecht-Dürer pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out a round tag from...

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Happy Birthday Owl

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it's Tanja here and I would like to show you some projects using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs stamp sets over the next couple of weeks. This first card uses one of the owls from the Gerda Steiner Designs Owl rather be with you set:

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Happy Birthday Turtle Family

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it's Tanja here and today I would like to show you another creation using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set:

  • color three of the turtles from the Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great set with Ecoline Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • cut out a stitched panel from watercolor paper and create a rainbow background using a stamp from the Flora & Fauna Texture Two set and...

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Enjoy your Day

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I would like to show you another creation using the fabulous new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set:

  • color the largest turtle from the Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great set with Prismacolor Pencils
  • cover the shell with Nuvo Crystal Glaze for extra shine and dimension
  • set the turtle aside to dry
  • create a background on watercolor paper - stamp the three balloons from the Gerda...

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Hidden Galaxy Slider

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it's Tanja here with another hidden slider card. My son was so excited about the hidden slider mechanism that he wanted to create a Galaxy card using this technique and what better stamp sets for this project than the Gerda Steiner Designs Blast off and Alien Invasion?

  • create a multi-layer Galaxy background using watercolor paper, the Lawn Fawn Puffy Cloud Borders and Kuretake Gansai Tambi...

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Happy Birthday Snail

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it's Tanja here. Did you see the lovely new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set? I created this hidden slider channel card using the cute little snail from the set:


  • create a hidden slider card using watercolor cardstock, Distress Ink Tumbled Glass and the My Favorite Things Cloud stencil for the background; the Memory Box Modern Landscape die, the Lawn Fawn Grassy Border die, one...

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You're the Best

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here is another creation using the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in bookshelf stamp set and if my son was a cat he would look exactly like this :o)


  • color the images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in bookshelf stamp set with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • as a background I used a leftover piece from an earlier watercolor session cut out with one of the...

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Relax

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it's Tanja here again. Did you see the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in Bookshelf stamp set? This is my first creation using this set:

  • color some of the images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in Bookshelf set with Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils
  • add woodgrain to the shelf with the help of the Hero Arts Designer Woodgrain stamp and Archival Ink Watering Can
  • cut out a stitched...

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Happy Birthday

Hi there,

it's Tanja here again and I have another creation using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • cut out a stitched panel from Gmund Beer Paper Weizen with the help of one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • cut out a big...

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Happy Birthday

Hi there,

it's Tanja here again and I have another creation using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • cut out a stitched panel from Gmund Beer Paper Weizen with the help of one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • cut out a big...

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Let's meet

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this fun card using the sweet little mouse from the Gerda Steiner Designs Fall Mice stamp set for the Spring and Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop:

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Let's meet

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this fun card using the sweet little mouse from the Gerda Steiner Designs Fall Mice stamp set for the Spring and Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop:

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Have a ball!

Hi there,

it's Tanja her and I would like to show you another creation using the fabulous new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color one of the dogs and the ball from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • add color to the sentiment strip with Distress Ink Salty Ocean
  • cut out a stitched window from a stitched panel cut...

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Have a ball!

Hi there,

it's Tanja her and I would like to show you another creation using the fabulous new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color one of the dogs and the ball from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • add color to the sentiment strip with Distress Ink Salty Ocean
  • cut out a stitched window from a stitched panel cut...

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Keep your Head up!

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it's Tanja here and I created this cute card using one of the adorable little dogs from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog and the balloon from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds set with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and a damp watercolor brush
  • add extra shading with Derwent Coloursoft Pencils
  • use one of the Lawn Fawn Mini Picture Frames to...

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Keep your Head up!

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this cute card using one of the adorable little dogs from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog and the balloon from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds set with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and a damp watercolor brush
  • add extra shading with Derwent Coloursoft Pencils
  • use one of the Lawn Fawn Mini Picture Frames to...

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Guinea Pig Tag

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it's Tanja here and today I would like to show you another creation using the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set:

  • color one of the sweet little guinea pigs from the Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set with Derwent Drawing Pencils and Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils 
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out a tag from patterned paper from the Maja Design...

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Guinea Pig Tag

Guinea Pig Tag

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and today I would like to show you another creation using the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set:

  • color one of the sweet little guinea pigs from the Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set with Derwent Drawing Pencils and Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils 
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out a tag from patterned paper from the Maja Design...

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Lettuce be Friends forever

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it's Tanja here and after showing you creations using the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set over the last couple of weeks, this post features the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pigs stamp set:

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Lettuce be Friends forever

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it's Tanja here and after showing you creations using the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set over the last couple of weeks, this post features the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pigs stamp set:

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Easter Blessings

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it's Tanja here and this is another Easter Card using one of the adorable images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:

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Easter Blessings

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it's Tanja here and this is another Easter Card using one of the adorable images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:

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Have an egg-stra special Day

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and here is another Easter Creation using the wonderful new Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:


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Have an egg-stra special Day

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and here is another Easter Creation using the wonderful new Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:


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Peeking Easter Friends

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and Gerda Steiner Designs has released this wonderful new Easter set called Peeking Easter Friends:

  • color the image from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set with Derwent Drawing Pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out two egg shapes with the help of one of the Taylored Expressions Egg Stacklets - one from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock and...

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Peeking Easter Friends

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and Gerda Steiner Designs has released this wonderful new Easter set called Peeking Easter Friends:

  • color the image from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set with Derwent Drawing Pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out two egg shapes with the help of one of the Taylored Expressions Egg Stacklets - one from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock and...

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Welcome little Koala

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it's Tanja here and I created this sweet Welcome Baby card using the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set:

  • stamp the koala on the tree branch and the little koala on her back from the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set with Memento Tuxedo Black - use the Masking Technique
  • color the images with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a...

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Welcome little Koala

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this sweet Welcome Baby card using the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set:

  • stamp the koala on the tree branch and the little koala on her back from the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set with Memento Tuxedo Black - use the Masking Technique
  • color the images with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a...

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Bee strong!

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it's Tanja her and ever since I saw that cute little bee from the Gerda Steiner Designs Bee strong set I wanted to color her with rainbow colors:

  • stamp the little bee from the Gerda Steiner Designs Bee strong set with Memento Tuxedo Black and color her with Delta, Copic and Touch Twin Brush Markers and add extra shading with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel...

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Bee strong!

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it's Tanja her and ever since I saw that cute little bee from the Gerda Steiner Designs Bee strong set I wanted to color her with rainbow colors:

  • stamp the little bee from the Gerda Steiner Designs Bee strong set with Memento Tuxedo Black and color her with Delta, Copic and Touch Twin Brush Markers and add extra shading with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel...

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You are so loved

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and today I would like to share this Valentine's Day card with you:

  • stamp one of the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Valentine Penguins with Memento Tuxedo Black and color the image with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen and extra shine and dimension with Glossy Accents
  • cut out the Neat & Tangled Heart of Gold from watercolor paper...

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You are so loved

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and today I would like to share this Valentine's Day card with you:

  • stamp one of the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Valentine Penguins with Memento Tuxedo Black and color the image with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen and extra shine and dimension with Glossy Accents
  • cut out the Neat & Tangled Heart of Gold from watercolor paper...

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Congrats Puppy

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today, I would like to show you that you can use stamps from the Gerda Steiner Designs Christmas Puppies set all year round:

  • stamp the adorable little puppy from the Gerda Steiner Designs Christmas Puppies set with Versafine Onyx Black and color the image with Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a background on a stitched panel of Bristol Smooth...

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Congrats Puppy

Congrats Puppy

Hi there,

today, I would like to show you that you can use stamps from the Gerda Steiner Designs Christmas Puppies set all year round:

  • stamp the adorable little puppy from the Gerda Steiner Designs Christmas Puppies set with Versafine Onyx Black and color the image with Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a background on a stitched panel of Bristol Smooth...

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Snowman Tag Duo

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I created this Winter Tag Duo using the Gerda Steiner Designs Snowman Friends stamp set:

  • cut out two tags from watercolor paper using one of the dies from the My Favorite Things Tag Builder Blueprints 5 set
  • stamp the snowmen from the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Snowman Friends set with Versafine Smokey Gray
  • color the images and the background with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a...

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Snowman Tag Duo

Snowman Tag Duo

Hi there,

I created this Winter Tag Duo using the Gerda Steiner Designs Snowman Friends stamp set:

  • cut out two tags from watercolor paper using one of the dies from the My Favorite Things Tag Builder Blueprints 5 set
  • stamp the snowmen from the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Snowman Friends set with Versafine Smokey Gray
  • color the images and the background with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a...

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Christmas Window

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it's Tanja here and I created this cute little Christmas card with the help of the Gerda Steiner Designs Gopher it stamp set:

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Christmas Window

Christmas Window

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it's Tanja here and I created this cute little Christmas card with the help of the Gerda Steiner Designs Gopher it stamp set:

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Christmas Tag Trio

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it's Tanja here and I created this Tag Trio using the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree stamp set:

  • stamp some of the fabulous images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree set with Memento Tuxedo Black
  • color them with Copic, Delta and Touch Twin Brush Markers and add extra shading with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils - add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut...

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Christmas Tag Trio

Christmas Tag Trio

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this Tag Trio using the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree stamp set:

  • stamp some of the fabulous images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree set with Memento Tuxedo Black
  • color them with Copic, Delta and Touch Twin Brush Markers and add extra shading with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils - add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut...

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Space Elf

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I created this Space Christmas Elf Card using some fabulous stamp sets from Gerda Steiner Designs:

  • create a circular galaxy background on a stitched piece of watercolor paper using Daniel Smith watercolors and white Liquitex Ink - mist the background with Pearlized Water for extra sparkle
  • stamp the sentiment from the Gerda Steiner Designs Holiday Friends set with Versafine Onyx Black
  • create...

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Space Elf

Space Elf

Hi there,

I created this Space Christmas Elf Card using some fabulous stamp sets from Gerda Steiner Designs:

  • create a circular galaxy background on a stitched piece of watercolor paper using Daniel Smith watercolors and white Liquitex Ink - mist the background with Pearlized Water for extra sparkle
  • stamp the sentiment from the Gerda Steiner Designs Holiday Friends set with Versafine Onyx Black
  • create...

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Reindeer and a Tree

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this fun project using the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree stamp set:

  • stamp that cute little scene using stamps from the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree set and Versafine Vintage Sepia - use the masking technique
  • color the images with Faber-Castell Albrecht-Dürer Pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add Stickles Platinum to...

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Reindeer and a Tree

Reindeer and a Tree

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this fun project using the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree stamp set:

  • stamp that cute little scene using stamps from the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Reindeer and a Tree set and Versafine Vintage Sepia - use the masking technique
  • color the images with Faber-Castell Albrecht-Dürer Pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add Stickles Platinum to...

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Reindeer Shaker

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this sweet little shaker card using stamps from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Friends stamp set:

  • cut out a stitched panel from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock using one of the My Favorite Things Wonky Stitched Rectangles 
  • cut out a Christmas Tree from that panel with the help of one of the dies from the Sizzix Festive Fancies set
  • glue a piece of acetate...

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Reindeer Shaker

Reindeer Shaker

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this sweet little shaker card using stamps from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Friends stamp set:

  • cut out a stitched panel from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock using one of the My Favorite Things Wonky Stitched Rectangles 
  • cut out a Christmas Tree from that panel with the help of one of the dies from the Sizzix Festive Fancies set
  • glue a piece of acetate...

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Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Hi there,

Gerda Steiner Designs is joining the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and the design team came up with some wonderful creations to inspire you.


Tanja

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Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Hi there,

Gerda Steiner Designs is joining the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and the design team came up with some wonderful creations to inspire you.


Tanja

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Naughty or Nice? - Simon Says Stamp

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it's Tanja here and a while back I had the huge honor to publish this cute little Christmas Card for Gerda Steiner Designs on the Simon Says Stamp Blog:
Gerda came out with some fabulous new Christmas Stamp Sets this year. There really is something for everyone: Christmas Puppies, a cute Reindeer, more Reindeer, a sweet Snowman, baking Mice and Christmas Kitties.
Of course, I had to use one...

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