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Tara Josephs
Tara Josephs • 1 year ago

MAKE YOUR OWN STAMPS! supplies: Aleene's turbo tacky glue, craft foam and foam board (1/4" thick) draw design onto craft foam. cut out. cover back with glue and adhere to the foam board.

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