Rip ….Candy Holder with Southern Ridge Trading

Time to start creating  some special candy holders for all your favorite Trick or Treaters or to give to coworkers, teachers, family, etc.

Begin by die cutting a notebook die from pattern paper and cutting off one of the covers. If you don’t have a die…that’s okay. Simply cut a piece of paper to measure about 5″ by 5″ or larger depending on the size of your candy bars and score two 1/4″ lines to create fold. Ink edges with black ink. Form the back of candy holder.

Adhere Tombstone to pattern paper; trim edges. Sand with sanding block. Ink edges with black ink.

Repeat by turning prepared Tombstone; adhere, trim, sand and ink edges.

Adhere prepared Tombstone to prepared candy holder back.

Adhere Closed Gate  to top of pattern paper. Adhere to top of Tombstone

Paint top part of Tombstone with paint; dry. Lay Bubble Wrap Stencil to top of prepared Tombstone using black paint; dry.

Stamp prepared Tombstone using Boo! Halloween Planner Stamps.

Adhere border strip to bottom of  prepared Tombstone to top of prepared candy holder. Adhere  Mini Pumpkins to front.

Adhere blank card stock to inside of candy holder to create belly band.

Add favorite candy bars to inside.

Adhere Epherema Card and sticker to inside of candy holder to hid ribbon ties. 

 
Add stickers to front of prepared cover.

Tie Rip…Candy Holder together with bow tie. Happy Halloween Pam

Supplies:
Southern Ridge Trading Company Tombstone
Southern Ridge Trading Company Mini Pumpkins
Southern Ridge Trading Company Closed Gate 
Southern Ridge Trading Company Bubble Wrap Stencil
Authentique Twilight Collection
DecoArt Media Paint: Pyrrole Orange, Cadmium Orange Hue, and Carbon Black
Black Ink
Sizzix Notebook Die
MayArts Orange Silk Ribbon
Blank Page Muse Boo! Halloween Planner Stamp
Candy Bars
Xyron Mega Runner Adhesive 
Black Card Stock
Stencil Brush and Paint Brush

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This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Southern Ridge Trading Company, Blank Page Muse, Sizzix, Authentique and Xyron Products. 
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Lunch With Mia Scrapbook Layout with Authentique

Good morning! Are you getting into the Halloween mood! I know my sweet friend Mia is, lol! Everywhere we went she had her batman cape in her mommas purse or was wearing it! How nice to be young and carefree! I couldn’t resist but to grab a quick photo with her and do a layout using Authentique Calendar Collection and Calendar Blank! The Calendar Blank are perfect to capture at least one or two moments a month to create layouts with!

Stamp Blank Page Muse Boo! Halloween Planner images to create a fun border on the Calendar Blank.

Add a few stamp images with different color inks.

Adhere October Calendar Pattern Paper to top of prepared Calendar Blank to create page.

Mat your favorite October photo to the October Calendar pattern papers. Add fussy cut tags along with prepared photo to prepared calendar page.

Die cut pumpkins from Sizzix Pumpkin Patch Die from Authentique Calendar Collection and layer die cut pumpkins on card stock from the Calendar Collection. Fussy cut ghost from the October pattern paper.

Adhere twine bows to top of pumpkin; place on prepared calendar. Add fussy ghost to top with pop dots.

Add Epherema Card to pattern paper mat; add to top of calendar page with pop dots.

Fussy cut postage stamps form October pattern paper; add to calendar page.

Add “October” and flags to top of calendar page.

Adhere Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Bat Charm  to calendar page.

Finish with small decorative broom. I hope you are inspired to create your favorite moments throughout the year with Authentique fun Calendar Collection and Calendar Blanks. Enjoy Pam

Supplies:
Authentique Calendar Collection
Authentique Calendar Blank 12 x 12 Pad
Blank Page Muse Boo! Halloween Planner Stamps
May Arts Tan Twine
Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Bat Charms 
Sizzix Pumpkin Patch Die
Ranger Wild Honey Distress Ink
Ranger Jet Black Ink
Sakura Black Pends
Decorative Broom
Pop Dots

Disclaimer:
This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question. This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Authentique Products. 

Boo Mixed Media Canvas with Deco Art Americana Paints – Tutorial

BOO TO YOU!!!
Let’s get our paint on today!!

Begin by painting a 6 x 6 canvas using DecoArt Americana paints. 
Blend paints together while they are wet using paint brush to create the greens and hues of white and blues. 

Stamp background image with DecoArt Americana Carbon Black Paint. Dry

Prep chipboard pumpkin and scary cat chipboard with Carbon Black and Titanium White Paint. 

Apply DecoArt One Step Crackle Paint; dry. 

Apply DecoArt Americana paint to each of the prepared chipboard pieces; dry.

Lay a small circle stencil on prepared canvas; apply DecoArt Media Modeling paint to top with palette knife. Dry
Stamp background image with Titanium White paint. Dry

Paint chipboard “Boo” with Carbon Black paint; dry. 
Adhere to top of  prepared canvas. 
Dry brush Titanium White paint to top of prepared “Boo”. Dry
Add small metal Halloween hand charm to “Boo”. 
Add wire hanger. 

Adhere prepared pumpkin and cat to canvas.
Add metal spiders to pieces. 

Add twine bow to prepared cat. 

I hope you get your Halloween paint on today with DecoArt! 
Enjoy Pam

Supplies: (Product Linked in List for Convenience)
6″ x 6″ Canvas
DecoArt Americana Paints: Cobalt Teal Hue, Cadmium Yellow Hue, Cadmium Orange Hue, Cadmium Red Hue, Dark Grey Value 3, Green Gold, Carbon Black, and Titanium White
Deco Art Media Modeling Paste
DecoArt One Step Crackle
Blank Page Muse Stamps: Grunge Stamp Set
Wire
Metals
Chipboard Pumpkin, Boo and Cat
Stencil
Twine
Palette Knife
Dynasty Paint Brushes

You Are A Rare Oddities Home Decor with Xyron

WOW…We are moving through October quickly!!! 
So many things to do…so many things to create this Halloween/Fall season!
Xyron makes creating easy and quick! 
I am sharing a home décor piece today using a few of my favorite Xyron products!

Begin by spraying water color paper using Distress Oxide Sprays. 
Drying between each color changes. 


Run prepared watercolor paper through Xyron Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive.
Stamp cobweb on prepared paper with black ink. 

Ink edges with Distress Oxide ink; dry. 
Run birdhouse from kit along with pattern paper strips through Xyron Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive.

Add pattern paper to top of birdhouse; trim and sand edges of birdhouse.
Add prepared paper to roof and bottom of birdhouse; trim and sand edges of birdhouse. 
Run border pattern paper strips through Xyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker.

Add prepared borders to home décor project. 

Fussy cut Epherema images an adhere to front of birdhouse using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.

Adhere prepared birdhouse to top of home décor project. 

Fussy cut small jars from pattern paper Epherema Card; adhere to of home décor project with Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive and pop dots. 
Add fussy cut images to top of birdhouse using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.

Add small skeleton head to top of roof. 

Fussy cut second Epherema image from pattern paper; add to font of birdhouse with pop dots. 
Add small twine bow. 

Finish with a few metal spiders, pumpkins and small circles to finish your home décor piece. 
Enjoy Pam

Supplies: (product linked for convenience)
Xyron Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive
Xyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker
Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Graphic 45 Rare Oddities Collection
Blank Page Muse Cobweb Collage Stamp
Foundations Décor Welcome Home Sign
Ranger Distress Oxide Ink Wilted Violet
Ranger Distress Oxide Sprays: Wilted Violet, Fired Brick, and Spiced Marmalade
Ranger Jet Black Ink
Halloween Metals
Halloween Resin Pieces
Tan Twine

Challenges:
 #G45DarkSide

DISCLAIMERS


This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Xyron Products. 

Thanks Card Set with Matching Box and Envelops – Authentique

Happy Fall! So much happens in the fall with Halloween, parties, Thanksgiving and so much more. I am always amazing how Thanksgiving seems to get lost in the fall celebration and yet it should be the best time of the year. We have so much to be thankful when we focus on the small things and see our blessings.

I am sharing a collection of Thanks Cards with matching envelops and gift box.

Begin by adhering brown and orange stripe paper from the Authentique Spectrum Paper Pad to 3 card bases. Adhere different pattern papers from the Authentique Gracious paper pack.

Stamp “Thanks” to strips of the Authentique Gracious, adhere to top of brown pattern paper from the collection. Add to front of cards. 

Die cut small doilies using die; adhere under strip on card front.

Deco Art Corner Punch three brown stripe and orange stripe mats along with three different Authentique Gracious Epherema Cards from the paper pack.

Add to card fronts with pop dots.

Add enamel dots to front of cards.

Lay envelop on top of pattern paper; trace around top of envelop with pencil. Cut with scissors; adhere to inside of envelop.

 Create 3 envelops for each Thanks card.

Create matching chipboard card gift box. Adhere Authentique Gracious pattern paper to lid to create paper band. Add border strips to top and bottom of paper band. Add small orange strip stripe to top of scallop border.

Die cut doily from Authentique Gracious; adhere to front of paper band. Add sentiment
from Authentique Gracious Elements Sheet to brown pattern paper and orange stripe paper. Add to top of prepared chipboard card box with pop dots.

Adhere ribbon bows and flowers to top of prepared card gift box.

I hope you enjoyed my “Thanks” Gift Set and create a few to give over the fall season to family, friends, co-workers, etc. I know they will as blessed as you would be. Thanks for stopping by today. Pam 
Supplies:
Authentique Spectrum Orange and Brown Stripe Paper
Black Ink
Brown Enamel Dots
Doily Die
Scallop Flower Border Punch
DecoArt Corner Punch
Flowers
May Arts Gold and Brown Ribbon
3- 5″ x 6 1/2″ Cream Card Base
3- Envelops
Small Chipboard Box for Cards
Adhesive 
Pop Dots
Pencil

****Products Linked in Affiliate Supply List for convenience****


DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements.I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Authentique Products. 

Hello Card….It’s Monday!!!!

Hello!!!!
It’s Monday!!!
Today I am sharing my Hello Pocket Card with you today using ColorBox Blends 2 Inks along with some fun stamps and a House Pocket from Sizzix. 

Die cutting house pocket die from white card stock. 
Emboss background using ColorBox Blends Clear Ink and ColorBox White Embossing Powder; heat set. 
Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Wildberry Ink to embossed part and ColorBox Blends 2 Hydrangea Ink to back pocket piece using ColorBox Stylus and Tips.

Emboss background stamp using ColorBox Blends Clear Ink and ColorBox White Embossing Ink on top of card base. 
Heat set. Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Melon and Sunshine Ink to top of pocket die using ColorBox Stylus and Tip.

Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Leaf Ink to white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Die cut doily.

Stamp “Hello” sentiment to doily using ColorBox Premium Cola Dye Ink. 
Adhere doily to front of card.

Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Sunshine Ink to white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Stamp background on prepared paper using ColorBox Blends 2 Nutmeg Ink. Die cut flower parts from prepared stamped paper.

Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Leaf Ink to white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. 
Stamp background on prepared paper using ColorBox Blends 2 Nutmeg Ink. 
Die cut leaf parts from prepared stamped paper. 

Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Hydrangea Ink to white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. 
Stamp background on prepared paper using ColorBox Blends 2 Nutmeg Ink. 
Die cut flower parts from prepared stamped paper. 

Form yellow flowers with tweezers; add blue gemstones to center.

Form blue flowers with tweezers; add clear gemstones to center.

Form leaves with tweezers.

Add prepared flowers to card front.

Adhere leaves and bow to card.

Die cut bird from prepared Hydrangea paper; adhere to card front.


I hope you are inspired to create some wonderful mixed media cards throughout September. 
 Enjoy Pam


Supplies: (products liked for your convivence)
ColorBox Blends 2: Hydrangea, Sunshine, Leaf, Melon
ColorBox Blends Clear Ink
ColorBox Stylus and Tips
ColorBox White Embossing Powder
ColorBox Coal Premium Dye Ink
Sizzix House Pocket Die (on sale)
Sizzix Spring Things Die
Sizzix Doily Die
Blank Page Muse Daisy Scribble Collage Stamp
Blank Page Muse Scribble and Scratch Stamp Set
Blue and Yellow Ribbon
Blue and Clear Gemstone
White Card Stock
Tweezers
Pop Dots
Adhesive
Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
5″ x 6 1/2′ Card Base

DISCLAIMER

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you..

Best Friends Scholastic Wrapped Journal with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

Hi everyone!!!! 
School is about to start! How many families are doing a happy dance? 
I remember those days … even as a home school mom. LOL
Today I am sharing how to create a fun Scholastic Best Friends Wrapped Journal…..
because you know…
as the school year progress our kids will have a best friend or two.

Begin by stamping you background image on a Wrapped Journal Die with ColorBox Blends Ink; apply Emerald Creek Supplies Glistening Gloss ink on top. Heat with embossing gun. 

Apply ColorBox Blends Ink to top of prepared embossed Wrapped Journal.


Using ColorBox Blends Ink and bit of water; paint each berry in. Dry. 

Page 1
Cut pages using  Passport Die.

Page 2 and 3
Decorate each of the pages using Authentique Element and pattern papers. 

Page 4 and 5

Page 6 and 7 

Page 8 and Front of Mini Composition Book 

Back of Composition Book and Page 9 

Page 10 and 11 

Page 12

Tie pages inside of prepared Wrapped Journal using thin elastic.

Wrap ribbon around Best Friends Scholastic Wrapped Journal; tie closed. Die cut using Credit Card Sleeve Die to mat Scholastic Epherema Card. Add to front of journal with pop dots.

Cut flower and leaves parts using Stitchy Flower

Form flowers; adherer to front cover of Scholastic Wrapped Journal. 

Supplies:
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Wrapped Journal Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Passport Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Credit Card Sleeve Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Stitchy Flower
Authentique Scholastic Collection
ColorBox Clear, Stop and Ebony Blends Ink
Emerald Creek Glistening Gloss Molten Dimensions
Blank Page Muse Berry Collage Stamp
Red Ribbon
Xyron Creative Station
Pop Dots

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Eileen Hull Products. 

A Girl with Flair Watercolor Mixed Media Layout with Tutorial

Hello everyone!!! I am sharing A Girl with Flair Layout using “MY” new Wild Whisper Pam Bray Designs: A Girl with Flair Watercolor 12″ x 12″ Paper Pad
It is so beautiful …. 
If I have to say so myself and is perfect to use with “my girls” photo!
 She is full of “FLAIR” and has a bit of a whisper to her!
So it is a perfect collection!

It is my go to tool for large pieces of chipboard to apply adhesive to.

Adhere a piece of the Wild Whisper Watercolor 12″ x 12″ Paper to top of prepared chipboard. 
Trim and sand edges with sanding block


Apply adhesive to Wild Whisper Watercolor  two pieces of 9″ pattern paper; tear edge of one piece. 


Adhere together.

Tear edges of pattern paper. 

Adhere to top of prepared chipboard. 
Trim and sand edges.

Run prepared embossed chipboard back through Xyron Creative Station

Adhere doilies and circles punched from Wild Whisper Watercolor 12″ x 12″ Paper.

Adhere prepared chipboard to prepared paper. 
Adhere circle on top. 

Adhere to prepared layout

Add labels from Wild Whisper Watercolor Paper; mat on pattern paper. 
Add to top of prepared layout with pop dots. 

Fussy cut prepared stamped flowers; layer 2 flowers together; add Butterscotch Rock Candy Embossing Powder to centers. Heat with embossing gun. 

Adhere prepared leaves around flowers. 

I hope you enjoyed seeing my tutorial and newest products from Wild Whisper, Blank Page Muse 
Enjoy Pam

Supplies:
Wild Whisper Pam Bray Designs: A Girl with Flair Watercolor 12″ x 12″ Paper Pad
Blank Page Muse Scribble and Scratch Mixed Media Stamp Set 2
Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Butterscotch Rock Candy Embossing Powder (contact Emerald Creek Craft Supplies – coming soon)
Sizzix Adorned Die
Paper Doilies
Circle Punches or Dies
8″ Round Chipboard Circle
Southern Ridge Trading Company Heart O Graph Chipboard 
Pop Dots
Xacto Knife
Sanding Block
Xyron Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive

I Am Here For You Card with Blank Page Muse Stamps – NEW STAMP RELEASES!!!!

 Hi everyone! 
I sure hope you are excited to see my latest stamp designs!
They made their debut at the Carson Stamp Show in Carson, CA this weekend!
How exciting is that!!!
Head over to the Blank Page Muse Shop…
To see my entire collection, the new releases and fabulous inspiration! 
Blank Page Muse Stamps is US Stamp Company that produces red rubber stamps!

Stamp Blank Page Muse  Hibiscus Doily Collage Stamp on white card stock with black ink. 
Stamp a few extra images from the Blank Page Muse Hibiscus Doily Collage Stamp  to create layers on card with. 
Color images with your favorite markers. (I used Copic Markers)

Adhere prepared  Hibiscus Doily Collage Stamp to card front that has Natures Sketchbook pattern paper. 

Add prepared colored images to create depth and layer on card front. 

Stamp “I am Here For You” sentiment from Blank Page Muse Scribble Heart Stamp Set to pattern paper. 
Add to card front with pop dots. 
Add small chipboard circle and gemstone to card. 
Check out all the fabulous projects that the Blank Page Muse Design Team have been working on. 
They are an amazing team and truly are inspirational!
 Enjoy Pam
Supplies:
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Pattern Paper
White Card Stock
Black Ink
Gemstones
5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Kraft Card Base
Xyron Tape Runner
Black Ink

DISCLAIMERS
This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Blank Page Muse Products.

Dad Banner with tutorial – ColorBox Blends 2

Hi ColorBox Fans! Pam here today sharing a Dad Mixed Media Banner using ColorBox fabulous ColorBox Blends 2 Inks! They are so much fun to create with! Lots of different applications from inking, stamping, misting, applying with ColorBox Art Wheels! Today I created a Dad’s Banner for Fathers Day showing how to use the ColorBox Art Wheel and inking techniques! 


Place a few drops of ColorBox Blends 3 Stop, Golden and Nutmeg Ink on craft sheet.

Using ColorBox Art Wheel blend inks using mist. 

Press triangle banner into prepared mist inks. Dry.  

Lay ColorBox DeStijil Art Screen to top of prepared banner; apply crackle paste with palette knife. Dry.

Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Stop; Golden and Nutmeg ink to white card stock.

 Create strips and punch borders from prepared card stock; adhere to top of banners. Punch holes.

Apply ColorBox Blends 2 Sunshine and Nutmeg to chipboard letters. Stamp Background with ColorBox Blends 2 Ebony Ink.
Adhere prepared letters to banner.

Stamp ColorBox Feather to white card stock; 12 times. Apply ColorBox Blends to  4 of each feather with ColorBox Stop, Golden and Nutmeg; fussy cut each feather out.

Apply ColorBox Blends to  4 of each feather with ColorBox Stop, Golden and Nutmeg; fussy cut each feather out.

Adhere feathers to banners; add some with pop dots. 



Tie banners together with ribbon and twine. Add twine bows to prepared banner. I hope you are inspired to create some fun banners or other fabulous and creative products using ColorBox products! Enjoy Pam

Supplies:
ColorBox Blends 2: Golden, Stop, Nutmeg, Ebony and Sunshine
ColorBox Art Screen Trio: DeStijil
ColorBox Art Wheel
ColorBox Feather Stamp
Blank Page Muse Scribble and Scratch Stamp Set
Grey and Gold Ribbon
Tan Twine
3 – 4” x 5 ½” Triangle Banners
Craft Sheet
Water Misting Bottle
Crackle Paste
Palette Knife
Plaid Border Punch
White Card Stock
Hole Punch
DAD Chipboard Letters
Adhesive
Pop Dots


DISCLAIMER
This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you..