Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Nov. 6th: Pigment or Dye?, Shopping Bags, Risa Baker, Everyday Moments

My Craft Studio: Risa Baker 

Join Kristine McKay as she hosts an amazing blogger, Risa Baker from http://restlessrisa.blogspot.com. Risa shares one of her most popular projects featured on her blog, upcycling recyclable shopping bags. Learn how you can create a bunch of amazing things including an apron out of those darling recycled shopping bags.



 
Pigment or Dye? Clearly the Best, Stamping with Close To My Heart Episode

“Pigment or Dye?” features techniques for using and choosing between pigment and dye inks. For more information, contact your Close To My Heart Independent Consultant or find a Consultant by clicking here.




THIS WEEK'S GIVEAWAY DETAILS 
Three lucky winners will receive a My Acrylix® Card Chatter-Birthday Stamp Set.

HOW TO ENTER: 
Watch this week's “Pigment or Dye” episode and leave a comment here telling us phrase on the Card Chatter set you would use the most.

BONUS ENTRIES (2 possible):
  1. If you haven't already, visit the CTMH website and locate the nearest CTMH Consultant using their consultant locator. Let us know the suggested consultant's name in the comment section.
  2. Facebook or Tweet about this week's CTMH episode and come back and leave a comment below saying you did. 
Contest will close at 11:59pm MST on 11/12/12. Winners will be announced on 11/13/12.


LAST WEEK'S GIVEAWAY WINNERS
We're excited to announce three lucky winners from the giveaway last week. Please email us your shipping information AND indicate the monogram of your choice. Then last, please put "My Acrylix®  Monogram Stamp" in the subject line. You must contact us by 11/11/12.
Kim Tacconi, Sheri Hale, Jan B.



Featured Buy: Everyday Moments Project Kit  
Today’s kit is one of our “Out of the Box” class kits. Not only will you receive everything you need to create a darling mini-album, you will also be emailed step by step instructions from Teresa Collins to create the project from start to finish. Includes: 12 sheets of pattern paper, decorative buttons, designer brads, 1 sheet of adhesive chipboard elements, die cut sheets, 3 die-cut sheets, and a PDF instruction sheet.
MSRP $32.00
Today's Cost $14.99






121 comments:

  1. Thanks for the chance to win. Love that stamp set! Great video, too! I tweeted and Facebooked the link so my friends can see. Have a happy Election Day Tuesday!

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  2. I would definitely use the scripted Happy Birthday! stamp the most. That says just about everything! What a cute set!!!
    My CTMH consultant is Linda Walls in Elkton MD!
    Cute vid. I loved seeing the difference between the 2 types of inks! That white one is yummy!

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  3. A true friend remembers your birthday.... but not your age. Thanks for the great video.

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  4. Heather Malagon is the closest consultant to me other than myself.

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  5. I didn't forget your birthday whould be my most used stamp ever! I forget everything..lol.

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  6. Thanks for clarifying the differences in the inks.

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  7. I can't choose which would be the birthday stamp I would use the most...they're all great!! Jeannette Matthews is my consultant

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  8. I just love these videos! They are short and sweet, but I always come away knowing something I didn't before the video!
    I absolutely love this stamp set (it's on my wish list!) and the sentiment "A true friend remembers your birthday...but not your age." is definitely the one I'd share with my friends the most (although sometimes the "extending the celebration" applies.)
    Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful stamp set and for all the great stamping info!

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  9. Nanette Gudenkauf is the CTMH consultant that lives closest to me.

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  10. I shared on Facebook about the video (as Ruth Suttie Gauss)!
    https://www.facebook.com/ruth.gauss

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  11. I posted a link to my Facebook friends about the difference in the 2 ink pads. We were just talking about this at our crop last weekend. My Super Great Consultant is Debby Champe!

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  12. Wow these stamps are FABBY! I love the Happy Happy birthday to you! I would love to win this set. Thanks for the chance:0)

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  13. I love the large Celebrate word at the top of the right column--it's your birthday, celebrate. Great stamp set. Thanks for the chance to win!!

    Leanne in CA

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  14. I expect that I'd use the phrase "Happy Happy Birthday to You and Many Many More". It could be used on SO many different people's birthday cards.

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  15. Kim Reeves is the name of the consultant that I would use!

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  16. the stamp i would use the most is..."i didnt' forget your birthday - I am extenting the celebrations!" love it!!!!

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  17. I think I would use the "Celebrate" sentiment. I'd probably even cut up the stamp just for the word - so I could use it for occasions other than birthdays too.
    Thanks for the video. I never realized the difference in dye vs. pigment...I just like the dry time of dye (because I tend to get messy!).

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  18. I would use the "I didn't forget your Birthday...I'm just extending the Celebration" phrase the most because I am notorious for sending cards out a little late! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  19. Kimberly Sonnenberg is the consultant I use!

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  20. Great Video, I love the stamp A true friend remembers your birthday, not your age, Thanks for the chance to win!!!!

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  21. I liked seeing the difference between the inks. I would use sending you birthday wishes!

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  22. I have posted this on facebook and my closest rep is Claudia Brawley. The phrase I would use the most is A true friend remembers your birthday...but not your age. Great stamp set!!!

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  23. Love having both dye and pigment inks and thanks for showing some differences. I would probably use the "I didn't forget your birthday, I'm just extending the celebration. Seems like I'm good at getting cards out late.

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  24. I would use "Sending you Birthday Wishes that are wrapped up in love" the most. All the sentiments are great, and I would use them all. I've been enjoying all your episodes. Very helpful.

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  25. I would use Hip Hip Hooray -- perfect for many occasions! My awesome consultant is Randi Collins.
    J. Burdette

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  26. I would use the hip hip hurray it's your birthday the most, although they are all great sayings! CTMH consultant is Carla Ironside.

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  27. My fave consultant is Nuchi Draiman--great service and she does lots of giveaways for her customers! You can order from her at lovetocraft.ctmh.com. I would use the stamps that say "Sending you Birthday Wishes that are wrapped up in love" the most. What a nice sentiment! Thanks for the info on inks and for the chance to win this giveaway!

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  28. Shared this video on FB. Thank you for doing these informative shows.

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  29. Great video! I love the I didn't forget your birthday, I'm just extending the Celebration sentiment!

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  30. HiHip Hip Hooray! --It is so universal -- not just for birthdays :) Thanks for sharing the great information and the opportunity to win!

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  31. It would be easier to tell you which of these stamps I wouldn't use! Honestly, they all look great and I am always looking for some good birthday stamps. I'd love to win! Thanks for hosting a great video and give away!

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  32. I shared info about this great video on my Facebook page! Enter me again!

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  33. Amanda Drew is the closest demonstrator to my home.

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  34. I love them all, they'd get put to good use for sure!

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  35. "Sending you birthday wishes wrapped in love" is the stamp that I would use the most!
    My consultant is Kelly Prior, Earlton On Canada.

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  36. Thanks for the chance! I love making hand made cards! I would probably use "sending birthday wishes that are wrapped in love".

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  37. Thanks for the chance! I love making hand made cards! I would probably use "sending birthday wishes that are wrapped in love".

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  38. I love this set and would use a combination of sentiments to complete my card.
    My consultant is pat harvey at patsplaytime. I shared this video with my crafting friends, I have a few that meets every couple of weeks and was im'd by one if I win I MUST share! We shall see if I do, I hope I can by winning!

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  39. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome set !!!!!!

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  40. Hip Hip Hooray it's your Birthday! Thank you for a chance to win!!!

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  41. Love this, always looking for a good Birthday stamp, script one would be good to add to my collection. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  42. consultant name: Kristin Mueller Hope to WIN!!

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  43. Great video!! I would use all stamps :) they're so great! Thanks

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  44. Russia sound lovely. I don't know how people can come p with so many great ideas. I'm totally an idea copier. I would use most he happy happy birthday to you! It' so cute & bubbly!

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  45. I look to Briana Bostick for all my CTMH needs,thanks Briana

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  46. Amanda--NoFlameDameNovember 9, 2012 at 10:30 AM

    I would so use the "I didn't forget your birthday...I'm just extending the celebration". I love that one!! It's totally me, LOL :)
    Amanda Frontz--Eaton, IN.

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  47. Amanda--NoFlameDameNovember 9, 2012 at 10:32 AM

    My consultant is Mandy Baker out of Albany, IN :)

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  48. Amanda--NoFlameDameNovember 9, 2012 at 10:33 AM

    I almost forgot, I shared this on facebook.

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  49. Birthday Wishes That Are Wrapped In Love!

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  50. There are so many phases on this stamp set that I would use over and over. I think I would use Sending you Birthday wishes wrapped in love. Thank you for the video I have been playing with the new pigment inks and love how even and smooth the colors look.

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  51. I must say that I like the 'joining in the Celebration' stamp the most! I can't wait to see these.
    I did enjoy learning the difference between inks: it has always been a question for me.

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  52. I love the pigment inks as they provide a bold look in designs. The saying I would use most is Sending you birthday wishes wrapped in love.

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  53. would use this set so so often !! thanks for all the info....

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  54. My consultant is Tricia Beall of Bentleyville, PA.

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  55. This is such a great stamp set! Of course, I would use "Happy Birthday!" over and over.

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  56. JACKI FRARCK CAMBRIDGE MINNESOTA
    lOOKING FORWARD TO USING PIGMENT INKS. hAPPY BIRTHDAY IN BOLD LETTERS
    mY CONSULTANT IS EBTH BRICKER IN iSANTI MINNESOTA

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  57. I think my favorite phrase is 'Sending you birthday wishes'.

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  58. My closest consultant is:Nichole Koch

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  59. I love all the sentiments, but I like the combination of fonts in the Sending you birthday wishes.

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  60. "A true friend remembers your birthday...but not your age" is what I use the most for adult birthdays.

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  61. GREAT stamps! I thinkI would use the birthday set the most. thanks!

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  62. I would use the phrase "I didn't forget your birthday, just extending the celebration" because I have such good intentions making cards but very bad at sending them out on time.

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  63. I love these. I would definetly use the friends remember your birthday and not your age the most. Because I am able to use it for Friends and family. It's a very universal one. I don't have to limit to a certain group and I love that. I do adore the sweet exquisite look the calligraphy gives it. And the video was amazing. I wish I new the difference between pigment and dye! Thanks.
    -Kerri Moench

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  64. I have tweeted and liked on facebook.

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  65. My CTMH consultant is Gina Brandstetter in Murfreesboro, TN.

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  66. A true friend remembers your birthday but not your age

    I love it!!!!

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  67. LOVE this stamp set and love the "A true friend remembers your birthday, but not your age"! that one is darling. I also "liked" this on my Facebook and made a comment on my FB page. I am a consultant myself but did a consultant locate on my own website and found Patricia Drake as my nearest other one.

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  68. A true friend remembers your birthday but not your age

    I love it!!!!

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  69. Phyllis DeNovellis
    Phyllis.ctmh.com
    loveland Colorado
    is nearest one.

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  70. I would use the "It's your birthday, CELEBRATE" stamp! thanks for the chance to win!
    Loved this episode!

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  71. "I didn't forget your birthday, just extending the celebration" since I always have the best intentions, but tend to miss deadlines!

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  72. I liked on facebook! Thanks again!

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  73. I shared on facebook. I love the new pigment based inks.

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  74. I would use the smaller Happy Birthday on the right the most.

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  75. I have a great consultant....it's ME! Thank you CTMH

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  76. I shared on f/b because I want everyone to have a chance at a great product.

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  77. The consultant I would use Diane Gendreau in Lewiston Maine. The sentiment I would use the most is Sending you birthday wishes wrapped in love! Thank you CTMH! Shared on FB!

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  78. I like the happy happy birthday one...and many many more to come

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  79. Jillian Harder is the consultant closest to me

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  80. probably the belated birthday stamp.....my kids always say if it's on time, it isn't from me !

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  81. I shared on my FB page. Now I think I have all the boxes filled !

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  82. I love that stamp set! I think I would use the Happy, Happy Birthday and many, many more the most.

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  83. My nearest consultant is Alicia Olson

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  84. I love all things in scripted fonts........ I would use the Happy Birhtday all the time. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the drawing.

    Sue J.

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  85. Celebrate is my favorite saying !!! love the font

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  86. Sandee DePriest from Marshfield, MO is my consultant!

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  87. I love the CTMH Clearly the best videos! I would use the phrase "A true friend remembers your birthday, but not your age!"

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  88. I would use the Happy Birthday stamp the most. They are all really cute, but I'm sure the Happy Birthday stamp would get the most use.

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  89. i posted this on my Facebook page !

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  90. I would use Happy Happy Bithday to You. I just love all the products that Close To My Heart has, but unfortunatly here in Australis we dont have any consultants.
    Id love the chance to win this great stamp set.Left comment on Facebook too.
    Cheers Fiona Tuckwell
    Rossnfiona@gmail.com

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  91. Comment above was ment to say Australia, sorry slipped!

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  92. Thanks for great video and I think favorite stamp would be
    scripted Happy Birthday.

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  93. Happy, happy birthday to you...
    and many, many more.

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  94. Great video. Helpful information. My consultant is Tamie Cook, Pigeon, MI
    I like the "a true friend remembers your birthday but not your age" so true.

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  95. I would use the Happy Birthday stamp the most. I love the script writing. My favorite CTMH consultant is myself Cindy W. Love the stuff.

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  96. I love the Celebrate stamp - so versatile. The video is a great help too. Love these CTMH products!!!

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  97. I would definitely use "A true friend remembers your birthday...but not your age"!

    Love your videos!

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  98. Kristie Wells is the consultant who lives the closest to me.

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  99. I would use Sending you Birthday Wishes!! My consultant is Diana Martin. Thanks for the chance to win this Fantastic set!! Cheers Jennie

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  100. All of the Happy Birthday! stamps would get used the most. The video was very useful. Thanks. My area CTMH rep is Laurie Varner-Louisiana.
    Thanks for this great chance to win some awesome goodies. Have shared on Facebook.

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  101. I always am in need of "Happy Birthday" sentiments!

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  102. Karen Neal is my closest CTMH consultant

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  103. My CTMH consultant is Susan Souders.
    I like the entire stamp set, but since I have to choose I choose "Happy Birthday to you and many more".

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  104. Awesome giveaway! I would probably be using the belated phrase the most, lol, because my memory is horrible! Ha, ha!! But seriously, my nearest consultant is...ME--Amie Kiger! I adore our stamps and find it hard to use anything else.

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  105. I shared on both my FB pages. :)

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  106. I like the rock and roll dude card!

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  107. Lately I'd have to use the "I didn't forget your birthday" sentiment :(

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  108. Amanda--NoFlameDameNovember 15, 2012 at 4:28 AM

    I was just wondering who won the previous contest, I can't seem to find it anywhere. Thank you in advance ;)

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