Holiday Blog Candy Giveaway & SAVE 25%!

How about a Holiday Blog Candy Giveaway!  I’m in Atlanta, Georgia, attending a world card making day event today hosted by Brian King and Pam Morris.  Tomorrow kicks off the Stampin’ Up! on-stage event (as well as annual U.S. and global recognition and rewards – wish me luck)!  Saturday evening is highlighted by a pizza party for the members of my Stampin’ Pretty Pals Virtual Community that could get together in Atlanta.  It’s going to be a stamping and friendship binge!


Blog Candy Giveaway:  While I’m away, I thought I would ramp up the virtual fun with a holiday blog candy giveaway.  To one lucky participant, I’m giving away the collection of goodies from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog shown above (and listed below).

  • Twinkle Trees Photopolymer Stamp Set (142173, p. 28)
  • Spooky Fun Photopolymer Stamp Set (142236, p.52)
  • 3/8” Ribbon Trio Pack (142021, p. 47)
  • Halloween Night Enamel Dots (142025, p.51)
  • Kraft Rope Trim (141996, p. 13)

HOW TO PLAY:  For your chance to win, please leave a comment HERE sharing your answer to this question: Circles, Hearts, Trees & More . . . What is your “most loved” punch?

Deadline for blog candy comments is Monday, November 7 at NOON (MST).  I’ll choose a random comment and announce the winner later on Monday on my Stampin’ Pretty Blog.

Note:  I can only ship to winners within the U.S.  Winner will have 24 hours to email me their name and U.S. mailing address.  Stay tuned for the announcement of the winner!  Good luck!


SAVE 25% on These Stampin’ Up! Stamps.  November Only.   Stampin’ Up! is offering 25% off select stamp sets that coordinate beautifully with the NEW Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies (see below).

HC = holiday catalog, AC = annual catalog


NEW!  Stampin’ Up! Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies Are NOW Available!

Starting Nov. 1, you can purchase the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies ahead of their official release in the 2017-2018 annual catalog.  I love the sweet edging the dies create and classic shapes that coordinate with Stampin’ Up! Layering Squares, Circles and Ovals Dies.  Read more including a video demonstration … 

145372 Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies-Set Of 12 Dies Which Includes Four Circles, Ovals, And Squares $30 No Discount

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  1. My most loved punch – any of my butterfly ones!!!! Especially the Martha Stewart ones.

  2. Hi – I would have to say the scalloped oval punch – it’s just enough to add some elegance to the words that I choose to put on it. Thanks for the chance to win the blog candy.

  3. I’ve been using the tree punch quite a bit this month but I mostly use the circle punches.

  4. I keep reaching for my Scallop Circle. It’s a classic for a reason.

  5. I love the new cookie cutter punch but still use the owl and bird punches a lot.

  6. I love hearts.

  7. Versatility of the bird punch makes it my favorite! Brown & orange robins in Spring; yellow & black finches in summer; red cardinals in winter and white dove of peace for Holidays – an often-used punch.

  8. ovals use them all the time

  9. I love the circles with the scallop circle as the layer for them. Thank you so much for a chance to win your Holiday blog candy.

  10. I use my bird builder punch for the wonderful leaves on so many of my projects. Gives just the right touch. Love my punches!

  11. My most loved punch…how do I pick just one! I’ve been using the scalloped tag topper punch a lot over the last few months…great for tags on gifts as well as. sweet treats gifties! Love it!

  12. Sherry Wisseman

    Hearts….definitely heart punch! Because every card is made with love!

  13. I’m loving my new cookie cutter punch! (I think that’s the name!) love using it with the corrdinating sets!!

  14. Love the fun set! Please enter my name for a chance to win it. Thanks!

  15. Desiree Lewis

    I love my owl builder punch because I can do so much with it! Owls, ghosts, and deer, oh my! Thanks for the chance to win!

  16. I love my circle punches, I have a larger SU circle that I use often. Thanks for the chance to win this super SU giveaway!!

  17. The Owl punch. You can turn it in to so many things. It’s not just an owl punch! I love making angels and turkeys this time of year from my owl punch.

  18. That is a tough decision but I would have to say circles!
    Have a great time!

  19. My most loved punch would be my heart punches because I love
    to send love to others in my handmade cards!

  20. Circles punch is my go to.

  21. Circle, circle, circle!

  22. I love them all. My go to punch is the circle.

  23. I use the circle and oval punches the most. I do love the owl punch! Thanks so much for the chance to win your giveaway!!

  24. My most used and most loved punch is my corner rounder. I often round the corners if my cards – it gives it just the right finishing touch.

  25. I love my owl punch you can make so many different things with it

  26. I love the circle punch and use it all the time. I also love the new big shot circle/scalloped dies as well!!! Thank you so much for sharing all your creative beautiful cards!

  27. julee mccully

    I love the owl punch. Have you seen all the things you can do make with it!

  28. I love the circles/ovals and coordinating scalloped circles/ovals.

  29. Kym McCutcheon

    I only own a few punches, so this shouldn’t be too hard. I would have to I love to use my owl builder punch and my cupcake builder is a very close runner up!
    Thank you so much for your generosity and the chance to win some great Stampin’Up products!
    Kym from Minnesota

  30. Sandra Cornejo

    This is a hard decision to make but I will say that the scalloped tag topper punch is my favorite lately! BTW, Mary, it was really nice meeting you today. You are a beautiful person inside and outside ?

  31. I love my scalloped tag topper punch!

  32. Circle punch…love your creativity!

  33. Such a tough question!
    Although i love many, my circle punches get used the most.
    And although i don’t own it (i have borrowed) i LOVE the tiny heart in the Owl Punch.
    Cant wait to see/hear about your weekend away! Enjoy! 🙂
    Thank you-

  34. My favorite is the heart punch! LOVE Hearts!!!

  35. Christal Gail

    I love them all! I do use my circles more than others though

  36. Mary Ellen Mayer

    I layer with the circle punches a lot! I also love the retired Word Window and the corner rounds.

  37. I use my circle punches the most. It’s just so quick and easy to pop out an image with the circle punch for layering on a card.

  38. I really don’t have a favorite punch but I do use the circle punch the most. I really like the stampin Up punches because they are so easy to use and I have never had any problems with them.

  39. I use the circles the most but love the scalloped tag topper the most (right now)
    So versatile!!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win

  40. The triple banner punch!

  41. I’ve probably used my circles punches the most, but it is really hard to pick a favorite…all my punches are well loved.

  42. I don’t have a favorite punch nor do I have a favorite child. I just don’t think that way. They are all wonderful!

  43. Do I have a favorite child?? Do I have a favorite punch?? There is no way to answer either question.

  44. Do I really have to pick just one? I love any punch that coordinates with a stamp set!! Tis the season to be punching a lot of Christmas trees! Thanks for all the great card ideas!!

  45. I like the Sprinkles punch – it’s so much fun!

  46. Right now I am using the Cookie Cutter all the time!!

  47. Ann Castleberry

    Balloons because no one can send too many birthday cards

  48. Ann Castleberry

    Balloons, because one cannot have too many birthday cards.

  49. Circle punch can’t do without!

  50. Circle punch can’t do without!

  51. Love the circle punches. I have several. They are perfect for layering and then using dimensionals to pop up a wish/greeting.

  52. I love & continue to use my scallop oval punch with the oval that fits nicely inside! Just looks so pretty!! I’ll use those two forever!!

  53. I use my square punch the most, as I usual have to move it to start a new project

  54. use the circle punches all the time.

  55. I am addicted to punches and have way to many! I love the scallop oval and oval that fits inside….makes a nice finishing touch.

  56. Love the circle punches! Use them on so many projects. Love your site!

  57. I keep going back to the owl builder! Still popular and well loved,

  58. Definitely the circle punches! Use them all of the time with my card making / crafting projects.

  59. love circle punches.

  60. Alma Wilson-Ward

    My favorite is the pansy punch, I use it with flower shop, which is my favorite set.

  61. My absolute favorite is the triple banner punch! No brainer fish tails on my banners now!

  62. I love all my punches and dies, but the ones I use the most would be the “CIRCLE & OWL” punch. My favorite, by far, would be the Butterfly die ( hope this counts as a punch) as it pairs with the Butterfly Basic stamp set. Makes wonderful sympathy cards. Thanks for a chance to win this awesome blog candy.

  63. Adrienne Peach

    All the best to you while in Atlanta, Mary!! Favorite punch… love the circle punches, couldn’t craft without – the scalloped tag punch is one I use all the time – the owl & fox so cute what’s not to love, but my latest fav would be the festive flower builder. Used it so much at Christmas last year but have also used it through out the year for all types of flowers – LOVE IT!!

  64. The circles are the most versatile and most used punches for me!

  65. Love the owl punch!

  66. Terralin Hirniak

    I really love all of the stampin Up punches, but if I have to pick one as best and most fun to use, it would be the Owl Builder Punch.

  67. I love ALL punches and it’s hard to pick just one, but I think my favorite is the owl punch.

  68. I love ALL punches (and dies) and have become quite spoiled (hate when I have to manually cut something out!). It’s hard to pick just one, but I think my favorite is the owl punch.

  69. The owl punch!

  70. I use the circle punches the most, but my latest favourite is the fox punch!

  71. I really like tag punches. Stamp, punch and attach to a gift. How easy is that?

  72. I love all my punches, but I use the circle punches the most.. I like to use scallop circle, and layer regular circle on top.

  73. I really like the tree punches. They can add so much dimension to projects…and not just for Christmas.

  74. Janet Swofford

    Such a difficult thing to pick a favorite punch because I love them all! I probably use my circle punch and my label punch most, I guess those are my favorites❤️

  75. I love all my punches but if I had to pick I would say circles is what I use the most!!

  76. My go to punch is the decorative label punch but I wouldn’t give any of them up!

  77. that is a hard question as I love them all. I have to say the owl punch.

  78. I absolutely love my owl punch!!!!!

  79. i use my scalloped edge circle punch the most great for flowers tags labels embellishments ect…

  80. I tend to use the Decorative Label punch a lot. Adds a little pizzazz to sentiments! Thank you for sharing your talents with us each day!

  81. Decorative label punch is the one I reach for the most.

  82. Jessica Lewis

    My usual punches are the word window or decorative label punches for sentiments. The ow punch comes in a close second.

  83. Charnaine Babineau

    My favorite is the scallop circle punch, but the owl is a close second. I am loving the gingerbread man, too.

  84. Pam Delcastilho

    My go to punch is the decorative label punch. If I stamp a sentiment crooked then I pull out my trusty decorative lable punch! I cover up the mistake and no one is the wiser.

  85. Mary, hope you are having fun in Atlanta and beat wishes at On Stage! My most loved SU! Punch is the scallop circle punch…it’s the first one I bought and it’s still the whale tail style…it has been used so many times through the years in my crafting…just yesterday i punched 144 scallop circles out for snowmen and it just keeps going, haha!

  86. Sandy Fiedler

    The circle punch has made me the most popular teacher at my school! Everyone was tracing circles and cutting them out by hand for various projects until someone had the foresight to ask me if I had a punch or something that could help them out. Now I am the go-to person when it comes to circles!

  87. Caren Summers

    Without a doubt I love my owl.
    You may think he. counts as fowl
    He doesn’t even have a jowel
    I put him him in a tree
    I sit him on someone’s knee
    I dress him up in colors galore
    You cannot buy him in a store
    I punch him often over here
    I punch him often over there
    I punch him often everywhere!

  88. Kiazan Moneypenny

    The decorate label punch and the word window punch are the two I reach for most. If I have to narrow it down I would say the word window.

  89. Robbye Hamilton

    My most loved punch is my 2 inch circle punch.

  90. Lori Shackleton

    Most definitely ❤️! This is a year round shape. It can be used to express love, thankfulness and friendship. Hearts make everyone smile.

  91. I like all kind of flower punches. I must have them all!
    Great blog, thank you!

  92. Circles, circles, circles. Love them for layering & accents!

  93. 100% circles…all the time!

  94. My favorite all time punch is the Owl Builder Punch. There are several stamp sets that coordinate with this punch, you can make other critters, and much more. Very versatile.

  95. Mary Jo Taylor


  96. I love the fox! Super cute & versatile. 🙂

  97. I can’t live without my circle punches.

  98. My favorite is the decorative label punch. It seems I can fit so many sentiments into it.

  99. My favorite punches are circles and trees.

  100. Kathy Hilliard

    My favorite punches are the circles.

  101. Susan Madison

    I don’t have very many Stampin’ Up Punches, but I love the scalloped tag topper for making candy treat holders.

  102. Rose Mary Garner

    Circles and trees!

  103. My all time favorite is the butterfly punch. Since I was a young girl I have had a facination with butterflies. I also feel they brighten up any card they adorn. Have fun in Atlanta. 🙂

  104. Denise Bryant

    I love all kinds of punches, but I think circles are most reached-for. So versatile, and great to have different sizes for layering too!
    Thanks for a chance at your most generous prize!

  105. I love any punch that coordinates with stamps. But if I must pick one, it would be trees

  106. Any kind of flower punches.

  107. It’s so hard to pick just one! I believe I like the Balloon Bouquet punch best because it is so quick and easy to add a fun 3-D accent to a card.

  108. I love them all! I love that you can use your scrap pieces of paper with punches. I am especially liking the cookie cutter punch.

  109. I am in love with the cookie cutter punch and stamp set. I hope it makes it to the Annual catalog. I wish there were more small oval punches.

  110. My go-to punch always seems to be the decorative label punch. I do like so many other ones as well!

  111. So many punches from which to choose! I tend to use my decorative edge punches most often, but I do love the retired 3 shapes corner punch from SU! Thanks for the chance to win!

  112. I love the heart punch!!

  113. Heart punches get my vote. Love that they can be used to create shamrocks, butterflies, bird feathers, flowers and fans.

  114. Cammi waggoner

    My favorite punch is the scalloped edge punch.

  115. Diana Crawford

    Circle punches are the most versatile – and I have all of them – but my new favorite is the Banner Triple punch. No natter what I tried, my banners always looked a little wonky before this punch!

  116. Oval punches–favorite and most used. Thanks for the opportunity.

  117. I love the Owl punch. You can use it for several seasons, it can be a vase and so much more. Love it!!!

  118. Bonny Heintzel

    Love any kind of heart!

  119. My most loved punch is the Decorative Label Punch!

  120. My favorite is the scalloped circle punch! I’ve used it behind many a circle to add a pop of color!

  121. I love the circle punch, and use it all the time!

  122. The Bird punch. I use it on almost all of my Anniversary cards with a sprinkle of heart thrown in. Butterflies are close behind… Thanks Mary!

  123. Denise Wekwert

    I love my butterfly punches for a quick accent on cards.

  124. I love the tree builder punch since the canopy part has so many uses!! Leaves, ice cream, frosting and clouds.

  125. I love so many punches, but I will say I use the circle punch so often.

  126. I still love the word window / modern label punch combination. Was sorry to see them go. But for current punches I like the two banner ones.

  127. Oh, what fun you’ll be having! I find myself using circle punches the most; so easy to layer! A close second is the Banner Triple Punch–I use it ALL the time! Thank you and have fun!

  128. Favorite punch….circles of course! Thanks for offering the giveaway items!

  129. Mary…..hope you are have a wonderful time in Atlanta! Love your daily inspiration and thank you so much for offering Blog Candy while you are away. I guess I have never really thought which punch is my favorite because I am always using all of my punches. I would have to say my circle and scallop circle punches are my go to punches.

  130. My favorite punch would have to be the Fox Builder punch. I hope you’re having a great time at OnStage!

  131. Snowflake punch

  132. Jenny Knutson

    Circle punches!

  133. I LOVE all punches but I think the ones I use the most right now are the banner punch, the heart punch and the balloon punch. What an awesome giveaway!!!

  134. My most loved, go-to punches are my circle punches. So easy to layer with other punches and dies for a great look!!

  135. Micheline Lueken

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this great blog candy. And to answer your question – the oval punches are my favorite. You can do so many things with them. I think I like punches over the framelits, etc.

  136. Hi Mary! I love the circle punches but right now I’m using the gingerbread punch more than anything else!

  137. My most used punch would be circles but my favorite would be butterflies!

  138. I love all my punches but I would have to say the hardest to live without would be my circle punches.

  139. I love, love, love the “Butterfly Thinlits”. Hope this counts as a punch. Using it over and over again, especially with the “Butterfly Basic” stamp set. Thanks for a chance to win this awesome blog candy.

  140. I love the scalloped circles…still a favorite!

  141. Thanks for offering the chance at some wonderful items! And hope you (and everyone there with you) has a great time in Atlanta.

    I enjoy using butterfly punches.

  142. My choice is circles. They are so versatile, and can be used for any occasion. Thanks for the chance to win such great blog candy!

  143. Nancy Gloriod

    One of my favorite punches is owl punch, it has so many uses and has the ability for making a great variety of different cards!

  144. Janet VanLeeuwen

    I love the plain and scalloped circle punches. They are the best to layer and layer and layer. Love your ideas!!

  145. Nancy Jarecki

    Right now I am using a Christmas tree punch quite repetitively for my Christmas cards, but I would have to say the one I really use the most throughout the year is my oval punch.

  146. Right now, I’m loving the Duet Banner Punch …….. really completes my card sentiments in a classy way. But the Triple Banner Punch is a close second. Love that thing!!

  147. Kelly Tetting

    My favorite is the owl punch – so versatile all year round!

  148. I’m with the others, definitely the circle punches. Have a fun time in Atlanta.

  149. I like to layer the circle punches & finish it off with the scalloped circle punch

  150. The larger butterfly punch is my favorite.

  151. Kendra Shafer

    Right now…lol…my favorite punch is the scalloped tag topper punch. I am making all sorts of gift tags. This punch just adds a little something special to my gift tags.

  152. I really love my scallop punch the most. There are so many craft project that need a scallop punch.

  153. I probably use the circle punches more than any others.

  154. Circle punches by far because you can use them to create so much & layering them adds a great touch as well.

  155. Circles for sure, can’t live without them!!

  156. Love the circles – great for layering!

  157. Shirley Baker

    Thanks for the chance to win those goodies from the holiday catty.
    I really am into star punches lately.

  158. I love punches! I use the circle punches the most.

  159. Love the Washi Tape punch!

  160. I love all of my punches, so easy and quick. My favorite is the scalloped tag topper punch though.

  161. Vicky Blackwell

    Circles are definitely my most used shape in punches and dies. Although squares are coming in a close 2nd! This is some AWESOME blog candy. Thanks for the chance to win!

  162. Rosa M. Vasquez

    Circle punches/dies have always been my “go to” shape.

  163. I use circle punches the most. Labels run a close second. Builder punches are great because of the unique shapes there. I LOVE to create with punch art.

  164. Circles and scallops. The can be fun or formal.
    Thanks for the opportunity to wind a great treat.

  165. One of my favorites is the scalloped tag topper punch! Love that it includes the little decorative hole to run your ribbon or cord through!

  166. I don’t think I ever thought about which punch is my favorite. The 1.25 inch square saves me a lot of time and I use it a lot. Thanks.

  167. My favorite and most used punch is the Triple Banner punch. Thanks for being a wonderful inspiration every day.

  168. Love the petite petals punch. Thanks for sharing your wonderful work!

  169. I love the flower punches, especially the pansy punch.

  170. My favorite punch is the owl punch. So many things you can do with that one punch.

  171. My most-used punches are the circle punches. Have a fun time in Georgia!

  172. Wishing you a wonderful weekend, Mary! My favorite punch is the Build a Bird and Build an Owl. LOVE the versatility =)

  173. Circles and Scallops. Can be fun or formal.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win a great treat!

  174. My favorite punches I would have to say is my circle and oval punches – they are great “go to” for phrases.

  175. My favorite punches I would have to say is my circle and oval punches – they are great “go to” for phrases.

  176. CIRCLES! Quick and easy!

  177. Circles the most used.

  178. My favorite punch lately is a hex punch I use more to “punch” the end of a strip of paper for a v’d ribbon edge.

  179. Elaine Harrison Lane

    I collect heart shaped items, so a aheart punch naturally! It can be used for so many card types from valentines, get well, thinking of you, birthday and more. ❤️Thank you!

  180. Elaine Harrison Lane

    I collect heart shaped items, so heart punch naturally! It can be used for so many card types from valentines, get well, thinking of you, birthday and more. ❤️Thank you!

  181. Chris Papajohn

    Oh, the fox builder punch! So much fun and so many cute critters!

  182. I love my butterfly punches, but I also love having circle punches. It makes layering so much easier! Thanks for the chance to win!

  183. I use my heart punch the most. It’s hard to resist any of them, however.

  184. Trees for sure! So versatile!,

  185. Toss up between Butterfly punches and my sweetheart punch . . . . I think I use my Butterfly punches more often . . . so, butterfly punches it is!

  186. Tree punch for sure. And Butterfly next.

  187. I love the butterfly punches.

  188. I love my Sweetheart punch the most!

  189. The paper punch I love and use the most it definitely any one of the butterfly punches! They bring a simple elegance to any card!

  190. Elegant Butterfly and Bitty Butterfly by far! so easy to create quick and lovely cards with these two punches on hand!

  191. Cheryl McAskill

    My Favorite Punch(es) are the ‘Elegant Butterfly’ and ‘Bitty Butterfly’. I use them a lot on my cards. I tend to lean towards the floral DSP for cards and these two punches seem to go with the floral DSP like salt and pepper!

  192. My favorite punch is the sweetheart punch. Great giveaway Mary.
    Thank you.

  193. My most favored punch is the oval punch. I have made more “critters” and cards using it than any other. Of all the rest, I love the little Owl punch. Have fun in “Hot ‘lanta”.

  194. I’m a romantic at heart. So the heart punch is my favorite!

  195. i use the oval punches mainly but do love the shapes. Have fun in Atlanta.

  196. I love all the stampin’ up punches but use the oval punches the most.

  197. Have a great time in Atlanta! Love my shape (circle, square, ovals) punches. Great for creating multiples!

  198. Rosa M Vasquez

    Circle punches and dies. Just great “go to” shapes.

  199. I use my circle punches more than any others. But my favorite is the balloon punch–it’s so much fun!

  200. My collection of circle punches get used the most.

  201. I love all the punches! They are such an easy, no-fuss way to “add” to a card. I would say the Circle punches would have to top the list as you can do so much with them – very versatile! Have a great time, Mary & post pics!

  202. My favorite is the fox punch. It makes so many clever animals (even a koala). I copied a whole page of different ways to use it and am slowly working my way thru it.

  203. OMG, the owl punch is my favorite. It makes me smile just pulling it out of the drawer! There are endless ways to be creative with him (her?).

  204. Barbara Axmacher

    I love the circle punches. They add dimension and interest with ease!!

  205. My favorite punch is the retired ornament
    Punch! It makes beautiful flowers when 4-6 ornaments are connected at the top with a brad.

  206. Oh boy, there’s so many I love. I love the butterfly punches and try to add one of many of my cards. Have fun in Atlanta. –Nancy Hinds

  207. Circles, circles, circles! I have all sizes of circle punches AND circle framelits. I’m a polka dot type girl. Thanks for all the inspiration, Mary! LOVE following your blog!

  208. Mary - Ann Schulze

    I would love to win one of you candy give a ways.!

  209. Punches are easy and quick. I love them all but I have to say, the retired bow punch has been my all time favorite. Adding a 3D paper bow to any project is so easy and fun. I use mine over and over again.

  210. Thank you, Mary! Great blog candy! My favorite punches are anything scalloped.

  211. Rose Thygesen

    Circles edge out the others, but I am really looking forward to the stitched dies that will go with circles, ovals and square dies or punches!
    Happy stamping!

  212. Circle punches are the best. You can do so many creative ideas with them. Have a great day….planning your new room.

  213. Love circle punches, so versatile! Thanks 4 the chance!

  214. Definitely the circles-I have them all including scalloped edge ones so easy yet the possibilities are endless in what and how they can be used. Also my triple banner punch for the same reasons Have fun! Sounds like an amazing time

  215. Laura Stuerman

    I love my circle punches! Use them all the time.

  216. Even though I didn’t buy them for a very long time, I find myself using my Itty Bitty Accent punches all the time now. The small heart, star, and blossom always seems to add just the right finishing touch to a card.

  217. Still love the first SU punch I purchased years ago – the owl punch

  218. Good luck and have fun! Thanks for the chance at those awesome goodies. My go-to favorite punch is the decorative label punch but a close runner up is any circle punch 🙂

  219. Scallop punches!

  220. Tough to choose just one!! I think I use my circles the most!! I think my ovals are maybe second favorite!! Thanks for a chance to win a great blog candy bundle!! Have a great time in Atlanta.

  221. Owl punch! So much fun.

  222. I love all my butterfly punches. Thank you for the opportunity to win fun Fall goodies.

  223. I love the owl punch. I’ve used it to make star wars people, scary owls, super hero’s and many others.

  224. Hi! Have fun at On Stage! I’m really enjoying the gingerbread punch right now but constantly return to the old owl. Thank you!

  225. Amanda Wilcox

    My most loved and used punch has to be the scalloped tag topper punch. I use it so much…from cards to treat holders, bookmarks and, of course, tags too! Thanks for the chance to win such an amazing prize pack too!

  226. Jeanie Garrity

    I love them all–but I think I use circles the most.

  227. I love all of my punches so it is hard to pick just one. I do use the circle and oval punches the most. TFS

  228. circles and scallops! A lot of uses, fun to formal.
    Thanks for the chance to win a treat!

  229. I like the butterfly punches a lot. Makes a nice addition to a card. Thanks for the chance to win blog candy.

  230. Jeannine Garner

    I love the circle punches!! Thanks so much for the giveaway.

  231. Chris R. from Iowa

    Circle punches are my most used and favorite today anyway! But, ask me again some other day and it would probably change! It seems I am always needing a circle of some sort. Thanks for a chance to win some blog candy. I bet you are having a great time in Atlanta!

  232. I love them all, but I my favorites are the scalloped circles. Thanks!!

  233. So many great SU punches! My go to punch is the Owl punch.

  234. I love the owl builder punch. You can make many other characters with it!

  235. My favorite punches are the oval and circles punches. I use them a lot!
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  236. I love all my punches but the circles are my fave!!

  237. Triple Banner Punch gets my vote. I like how you can make so many different sizes of banners with it. Got my money’s worth out of that one for sure! Have fun in Atlanta Mary!

  238. I would vote my favorite is the tree punch right now – love the beautiful tags and cards I can make with it. It is retired so I would say my next favorites are the circles.

  239. My favorite punches are the oval punches. Thank you, for the chance to win.

  240. Mary Schreiber

    I like circles, squares, use then a lot. I really like the dies even better then punches. They take up less room. I can’t wait to get the new stitched framelits.

  241. I really love and use lots of the SU punches. But I think My favorite is the Scalloped Tag Topper. Wonderful Blog Candy, Thanks for a chance to win. Have fun in Atlanta.

  242. The Classic Label Punch but new favorite right now is the Cookie Cutter builder Punch.

  243. Barbara Chatzkel

    Circles, circles, circles!

  244. hard to choose as I am definitely a punch addict!! The tree punch can be used in every season and in such a variety of ways, Love them all.

  245. Adrienne West

    Punches… hard to pick a favorite, they’re all awesome & well loved in my stamp room 😉 I’d say triple banner because I always had a hard time cutting the ends free hand & having the punch saves me from going crazy 🙂 Thanks for a chance to win!

  246. Donna Polakowski

    Thanks Mary and mine is the cookie cutter punch for right now.

  247. My favorite is the triple banner punch. It’s my go to punch each and every time I hit a roadblock . Enjoy your trip.

  248. My label punch. It is versatile and much used.

  249. I love circles! So thankful for a chance to win, thanks Mary. ?

  250. My favorite punch is the circle punches. I think they are a classic look for any card! I enjoy seeing all your creations, so thank you for your blog!

  251. I love the Cookie Cutter punch, it is adorable.

  252. Circles for sure. So many ways to use them.

  253. Yes I love all my punches , circles and scallop , oh yes !! Have fun MsMary
    I’ll be thinking of all of you , pictures ,please ,

    Love you and miss u all,
    Hugs Frenchie

  254. I love all my punches but I use my circle punches the most. Such a time saver these wonderful punches are!

  255. maria reynolds

    my most loved punch is the tag topper! love making Christmas tags!!

  256. I love the owl punch. So cute and unique.

  257. Good luck Mary!! I’m sure you’ll be recognized for your $1M achievement 🙂 I love all my punches, and use the circle punches quite a bit. But I really love the decorative label punch for highlighting small images and sentiments – it has such a pretty shape and adds an extra pop.

  258. I would have to say circles.That shape is just SO versitile!

  259. I think my all around favorite punch would have to be the “Modern Label” punch.

  260. Robin Geschwandner

    The only punch I have now is a small flower I got off the clearance sale. Heart punches I think would be my favorite

  261. Definitely circles…they are soooooo versatile!

  262. My new favorite punch is the cookie cutter punch. I’m going to be using it for lots of cards and tags this year. Thanks for the chance to win.

  263. My most used punches are my circle punches. My most LOVED punch is the retired Round Tab punch. I hope Stampin’ Up brings us, in punch or framelit form, something like that Tab punch again!

  264. I LOVE ALL of my punches! Right now I’d have to say the Scalloped Tag Topper for making gift tags during the holidays!! 🙂

    Have a wonderful time at ALL of your events!

  265. My most love punch is my bow maker punch. Everyone loves those little bows!

  266. My most loved and used, punch would be my circle punches! Love the layering ease of them!

  267. my favorite and most loved punches are my ovals…i just love them

  268. Ian so jealous I want to be at the world card making event with all of my stamping idols. How do I get an invite for next year. And do you guys give autographs?

  269. I use all my punches, but I guess I use the scalloped circle punch the most. Thanks for being such an awesome demonstrator.

  270. I love my circle punches, especially the 2″ circle punch! I use it often as a background for sentiments and use various circle punches to punch out different patterns of DSP. Super quick when I’m in a hurry and don’t want to drag out the Big Shot, The perfectly coordinated patterns of our DSP and the circle punches make card-making a breeze!

  271. I love the Triple Banner Punch! I also love the Project Life Corner Rounder!

  272. Debbie miller

    Circle punches are my favorite!!! So versital!

  273. Cassandra Hale

    This is difficult because I love using punches! I love the circle punches for words, but I love the flower punches(all of them) too❤️

  274. Sabrina Radican

    WOW! That’s hard because I use them all but I guess I do actually use my circles and oval punch’s just a little bit more!

  275. Gingerbread man punch

  276. Jacki lawrence

    Definitely circle. Just made a bunch of snowmen! Thanks!

  277. The owl punch is used a lot. Actually none of my punches collect dust, all of them get a good work out.

    friendship~stamping and fun~~WOW~~ENJOY Atlanta

  278. Right now, it is the cookie cutter punch. Has been a fall favorite

    Otherwise it is circles

  279. My “go to” shape is a circle. Punch, Framelit, stamp- whatever I choose. I think it’s because circles add oomph in some layouts that I can’t create with other shapes.

  280. Circles! Thanks for a chance to win!

  281. Circles are my favorite

  282. Love the circles – they can be used for every season on cards and scrapbook layouts. Very versatile!

  283. Have so much fun there! Thank you for the chance to win! MY favorite punch right now is the cookie cutter punch. Live that little guy!

  284. Have so much fun there! Thank you for the chance to win!

  285. Linda Schilling

    Circles wins because of layering, fitting sentiments or design stamps on them, but second would be the triple banner punch (so simple but perfect sizes every time).

  286. My favorite punch is any heart punch because I can combine the hearts to make so many other things… lots of fun to get creative!

  287. Punches are one of my favorite tools. I like the more intricate ones as I can usually cut out basic shapes so from the list….trees

  288. Circles and scalloped circles!!! Old school! 😉

  289. I love the 2 1/2″ circle punch. I use it at home and school. We make sticky buttons for the students to wear after they get 100% on a test! They love it!

  290. janet gallion

    Circles without a doubt. Use for punch art as well as sentiments & windows.

  291. Love the butterfly punches….but couldn’t do without the circles either. Have a great time in Atlanta and wish you lots of luck! thank you for the chance to win the fantastic blog candy!

  292. I love all the punches but the circles punches get my vote!

  293. Penny Laschanzky

    My most “loved” punch would be circles, because of the versatility! Especially a regular circle with a scallop circle layered behind it! always a big “go to” for me

  294. This is a hard question to answer….. I Love them all I guess I would have to say the circle punches. Don’t know what I would do with out them!

  295. OOPS! That was my all time favorite stamp set. I really like the bird punch. I can make any occasion card with it.

  296. Although I love them all I guess the ones I reach for the most are my scallop and plain ovals. Just the perfect touch for sentiments.

  297. Sandra Meyers

    My favorite punch is a SNOWFLAKE. Whether simple or intricate, they always represent such beauty to me. I have always felt that in Heaven if I could choose my job, I would be a Snowflake Designer for God, and each Snowflake would be original and magical, and of course, glittery!

  298. I love Lovely as a Tree. My all time favorite.

  299. My most-loved punches are the circles! When I started scrapbooking in high school, I didn’t have anything like circle punches, I was using plastic templates to trace circles and then cutting them out. Circle punches are SO much faster and easier to do, couldn’t craft without ’em! Wow, when I started scrapbooking I didn’t even have a paper trimmer, I did everything with just a pair of scissors!!

  300. My most loved punch is the owl punch! It is so versatile and my high school card club loves making pirates, owls, monsters, cats, etc. from the one punch.

  301. My favorite punch is the pansy flower punches. I love flowers and they make such pretty flowers. Thanks for the chance to win all this great stuff.

  302. Christen Benson

    I love my decorative label punch. It adds just the right touch of design to step simple cards up to classy!

  303. I love the owl punch!!

  304. My most recent favorite punch is the cookie cutter punch. It makes adorable shrinky dink earrings.

  305. Joanne Clarke

    Balloon Punch.

    To go from a child in the park with a shiny red balloon , to an adult celebrating years or milestones with multi colored balloons, it is a ” happy punch” . Everyone has had a balloon at one time and it just brings joy , smiles and memories to everyone.

  306. Rebecca Massey

    Hands down – the decorative label punch!!! 🙂

  307. the owl punch – so many options for punch art!

  308. virginia hausser

    The owl punch…. its so versatile, Owls, reindeer, penguins oh my!! I just love it.

  309. Betty McDougal

    Trees, trees and more trees.

  310. I think it is a draw between circle punches and banner punch. Or maybe it is the retired modern label and word window. Those have been a staple in my collection since they first came out. As you can see, I love them all! Thanks for all the creativity you share with us and the opportunity to win fabulous blog candy. Have fun in Atlanta. Wish I was with you.

  311. I love the oval punches!
    So many things you can enhance and do with ovals!

  312. The circle punch is my favorite, love dots they can be put anywhere. I have every size of the circle punch it’s one you cannot do without.

  313. Marjorie Thatcher

    Most loved punch? Bow Builder….having raised 5 daughters…I put bows on EVERYTHING!

  314. Jeannine Sheeser

    Circle punch for card making, but am lovin’ the trees for scrapbooking a vacation on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

  315. Stacey Carter

    Trees. They are not just for Christmas. And you can make so many other designs with them.

  316. Chris vanKoeverden

    Good luck Mary. Have fun in Atlanta!

    Hearts punch. So many different things you can do. With them!

  317. I seem to use the circle punches more than any other punch!

  318. Congratulations to you, Mary, for having the best web site on the planet ! And WOWZER to the awesome candy ! My favorite punch is the scalloped tag topper punch cause I make a lot of tags – especially for Christmas.

  319. Patricia Allison

    Thanks for these updates… Have a wonderful time on your trip!

    Favorite punch… Butterfly! Reminds me of my Mom, who loved butterflies… So easy to add a fun accent almost anywhere!

    Thanks for sharing this fun assortment of prizes..

  320. Lynn Flanagan

    My favorite punch has to be the Owl punch.

  321. Sounds like you are going to have a busy and fun weekend. My favorite punches are circles of all sizes. I use them all the time along with other shapes. Love this Holiday blog candy give away.

  322. Karen Ferguson

    Circle punch – use it more than any other punch

  323. Lynn Flanagan

    My favorite punch has to be the Owl punch. From chickens to bats and even reindeer, you can make so many cards using this fun versatile punch!

  324. Maureen Pollock

    I love the versitile circles punch as so much can be fine with this little circle

  325. Thanks for a chance to win..hearts are my favorite punches!!

  326. Flowers!!

  327. Hands down….circle punch 🙂

  328. I love all of the Stamp Up punches. They are the best. My recent favorite is the Cookie Cutter punch. Making holiday surprises with it! So fun! Enjoy Atlanta!

  329. How fun for you to get to spend with weekend with Brian. You’re in for a fun time! Probably surprising but I think the star punch is my favorite. I can use it with pastels for baby cards, gold or silver (with lots of dazzling diamonds) for Christmas, in brights for kudos to kids for great work in school or in kraft with linen thread behind it for masculine cards. I use this punch a lot!

  330. Swetha Athota

    Well, I like them all but if I have to choose one it would be ‘CIRCLES’ more than any of them… So much u can do with those little ones.

  331. Laura Schollaart

    Right now the only punch I have is the Foxy Friends punch and I love it. I’m hoping to get more in the future, particularly the circle and square ones.

  332. Love my circle punches! I can do so much with them and they are so versatile 🙂

  333. Can’t live without the circle punches!!! Thanks for all the inspiration and the chance to win!

  334. My circle punch is my all time favorite

  335. Amanda Harbison

    I think my all time “go to” punch would have to be the circle punches. They are the perfect thing to pop your sentiment or add dimension and don’t forget the spotlighting technique!

  336. Has to be my circle punches

  337. tammy fletcher

    My favorite punch is the Owl punch…so many ways to use it!

  338. I love the punches best especially my circle ones. If I need to I go to the circle dies.

  339. Luana Johnson

    The Cookie Cutter Builder Punch is my favorite because it is so versatile and can be used with so many projects!!

  340. I love the Acorn punch…especially this time of year!

  341. I love the owl punch because of its versatility, but the foxy punch is catching up. 😉

  342. Regina VanLieu

    The owl punch, it is so versatile. I love it!

  343. I use the scalloped ovals the most.

  344. Kathy Malanoski

    I love all my punches. It is so easy to reach for one and get it done. Right now I am using my circles more trying to finish up my Christmas cards. Enjoy Atlanta.

  345. My most beloved stamp is the fox builder punch. You can create so many punch art animals with it.

  346. Triple banner

  347. Hi, Hearts for sure followed by bird punch with the branch..

    Bernice P

  348. I would have to say the owl punch because it is so versatile. You can just make so many thing with it. Thanks for the Blog Candy opportunity.

  349. Right now, I’d have to say my favorite punch is my Cookie Cutter punch–it’s so versatile from those adorable Eskimos to Santas to Halloween to baby bears!

  350. The owl punch is so cute & versatile!!

  351. The owl punch is my favorite. So many fun uses.

  352. Thalia Heiges

    I use my circles punches far more than any of the others, even though I love the other punches, also.

  353. Kate Stockman

    Circles are my favorite!

  354. I love using punches. I like the star punches a lot. But, so hard to pick an utmost favorite. Thank you for sharing your generosity!

  355. I guess I use circles most of all, but I could not craft without any of them. I love them all.

  356. Corinne Smith

    I love my circle punches and have use them the most this last month. They are so much fun stacking the different sizes and colors to make candy corn or a large yellow moon for a Halloween card. Good luck and thanks for being my Stamp’up Demonstrator!

  357. I use my Modern Label Punch a lot for attaching small sayings to my cards.

  358. Charlene Brummitt

    Hi Mary,
    I love a punch. So quick and easy. I guess circle punches are one a good choice. Have a good trip and thanks for the candy.


  359. My circle punches get the most use, although with the holiday season here, my tree punch is my second most used. Can’t wait to see all the new tips, tricks and sneak peeks all of you bring back to show us. Have a blast in Atlanta!!

  360. My favorite punch has to be the heart. It’s very versatile and I grab it again and again for all kinds of cards. I love the items in this giveaway!

  361. Pick one????? Ok, that would be edge punches. No make that butterfly punch. No, I guess I actually use circle punches the most. It was fun to read other’s comments. I jut love the idea of putting tiny hearts inside the card. Love your blog!

  362. My absolute favorite is the sweet bird-builder punch, which I think is discontinued, followed by the scallop-top tag punch.

  363. Circle punches are my most used and I love to layer them with the scallop circle. So many ways to use them!

  364. I LOVE my SU! punches! I think I reach for my circles the most because I can layer so easily with them!

  365. Have fun in Atlanta Mary, say hello to Brian.
    I have to say that I use my label and circle punches the most.

  366. I couldn’t get by without my circle punches, I can’t cut out a circle to save my life!

  367. Roxanne Stried

    OMG… I love my stampin up punches! They are the best! I am always reaching for my circle punches and LOVE my punches that I can use with matching stamp sets.. My new favorite….Cookie Cutter Builder Punch.

  368. Cindy Hansberry

    My favorite punch is the Owl Punch… it’s my most used and versatile punch. I hope you receive lots of recognition and rewards in Atlanta ’cause you deserve it!

  369. My most loved punch? Probably the acorn builder.

  370. My favorite is the itty bitty heart punch. I usually add two to the inside of the cards I do.

  371. My favorite punches are circles!

  372. ovals – plain and scallop

  373. I love to watch butterflies in flight or just sitting on a flower so my most favorite punch is the Stampin Up butterfly punches. A lot of my cards I send out have
    butterflies on them.

  374. Debbie Wicklund

    Circle scallops are my favorite punches & much used.

  375. My favorite punch would be the builder punches , with those you can create any little character or scene on a card . Have FUN in Atlanta

  376. Mine would have to be circle as it is used so much more, but I am in the UK and don’t expect to be counted in with this great giveaway. Good luck everyone.

  377. I think heart. So many cards can be made more caring with a little heart, glittery or not, placed discreetly on the front. And, the top scallop part of the heart makes a nice edge or peak out label.

    Good luck with your new stampin room! I know you will make it fab!

  378. Lorna Wooldridge

    I love the balloon punch. The two sized balloons are perfect for so many different occasions.

  379. I love punches! I think if there was a punch for a rotten apple core I would buy that too! My time favorite punch is an oldie but a goodie, the scalpped circle punch. I use it for layering circles all the time!

  380. Love punches, so many uses and quick and easy to use. I think if I had to pick one it would be the circle punch, so versatile.

  381. I would have to say the circle punches. Much easier than using a die.

  382. Faith Marlowe

    Circles – but to be honest, I love and use punches all the time!

  383. I love the square punches.

  384. I love the circle punches. They are so versatile and easy to layer. Thank you for your giveaway…so sweet.

  385. Couldn’t stamp without the punches – love them all. But my favorites are the ovals, word window, and owl builder. Have a great time in Atlanta.

  386. Nicole wellensiek

    I use circles the most! So versatile.

  387. Pick me please! I just LOVE everything in your “candy” give-a-way.
    Circles is my go to item on most of my cards, although I am having some fun with the new cookie cutter punch. (Oh ……. who am I kidding, I love ALL punches) LOL
    Have a great time and thanks for sharing!

  388. Circles are the best. I don’t have a lot of punches and the one good one I had, was retired. 🙁 will be ordering the new framelits soon! Have a GREAT time at OnStage!

  389. Vielka cintron

    I love the tree punch… I could do so much with it…..

  390. My most loved punch is my owl builder ounch! I just love owls and have put these little cuties on so many cards! And it can be used to make other animals, or hair, etc! Worth the price!

  391. I love the Tree puncg I can find use for it year around especially for masculine cards.

  392. I think punches are the most versatile stamping tools!! Punch art is so much fun that I love them all, but if I had to pick just one, it would be circles!!

  393. Circle! Great for layering!

  394. My favorite punch is the bird builder punch. Love the delicate leaves!

  395. I love the tag topper punches, they add such a decorative touch. Have fun in Atlanta!

  396. A weekend with Brian…priceless! Have fun and good luck. My favorite punch is the old label punch with Teeny Tiny Wishes. Can’t go wrong using those on a card.

  397. The owl punch is my fav. It is so versatile and fun!!!

  398. My favorite punch is the Owl Builder punch. It is the punch that I have used the most. It’s been used for making a ghost at Halloween, eyes of all different sizes, a reindeer, a tiny heart and of course, the adorable owl.

    Hope you enjoy your time in Atlanta.

  399. Hi Mary! Thanks for the chance to win! The punch I love and use the most is the Scalloped Tag Punch.

  400. Ellen Warthen

    Circles of course. My old standby and so versitale.

  401. Gloria kaufmann

    Love the hearts. Great for wedding, anniversary, Valentine’s Day and certainly family and grandchildren. Thanks for your give-sways you have!

  402. I probably use my corner rounder punch the Most! It’s my go- to for a softer look.

  403. I love the circles. There is so much you can do with them. They’re must have in my stamping’ room.

  404. My most used punch would be a circle I guess, or any flower punch. Have fun on your trip!

  405. Your posts are one of my favorite parts of the day. ” happy email”. Love the double balloon punch! Makes a quick birthday card so much more snazzy.

  406. My current favorite punch is the tree builder punch! I have used it a million times and am always happy with the results.

  407. Any sort of circle punch

  408. Circles for me!! Thanks for the chance to win this!! Love your cards!

  409. Sandi Kaustinen

    My most loved punch is the decorative label punch. I use it on many cards.

    I also love the washi tape punch. It is smaller and small greetings fit on it very well.

  410. Christine Wojciechowski

    I probably use circles more than anything. They are so versatile and can be used in so many different ways. Thanks for the giveaway.

  411. Helen Wainwright

    I love all of the punches but I use the circle punches the most, Have a great time in Atlanta.

  412. Barbara Parker

    My favorite is definately TREES….so versatile and sometimes unexpected!! Thanks for your kindness!!

  413. Sandy Berghuis

    My favorite punches are my circle punches. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  414. I think blossom bunch punch is a must !

  415. I love the triple banner punch..i like to do alot of layering so this is the perfect punch to b creative..

  416. I probably use the large oval punch most for words on my cards. But I have so many and use them often. Hard to choose! Love them all!

  417. The circle punch is most definitely my favorite, allowing me to also create different shapes (ie. perfect one rounded edge triangles, etc.)

  418. Nancy Farrell

    Good Morning Mary! I know you are having a wonderful time! 🙂
    My most loved punch would be the mini heart. I try to add one to the inside every card!

  419. My most loved punch is the bird builder punch. I adore the delicate leaves, which I have used for other projects, the birdie and its wing. Thank you so much for your generous give-away, Mary, and have a Blast this weekend!

  420. Love the double balloon punch! Add a little gold or silver thread with dimensionals and they go on the front or inside every Birthday card??

  421. Stesha Bloodhart

    Triple Banner Punch!!

  422. I like the Triple Banner Punch a lot! And any with leaves and acorns! So hard to decide:)

  423. As a Stampin Up newbie, my favorite punch so far is my Bow Builder punch! Would love to win your fabulous giveaway!

  424. Victoria Stewart

    With out a doubt…the Owl Builder Punch…I have created many a character for cards for my grandchildren with this punch…now playing with the Fox punch to see what new possibilities are out there

  425. I usecircles so much.

  426. Circles are usually my go-to punch. Awesome for layering.

  427. The Project Life corner rounder punch is always out on my craft table.

  428. I feel so boring but the circle punch is the one I reach for most. Of course I have all the sizes to layer. Thanks for your generosity. My best to you!!

  429. Circles in all different sizes are my “go-to” punches!

  430. I use my butterfly punches all of the time I just love them. I don’t think I could do without them. Thanks for the chance to win.

  431. Circles, hearts and trees, OH MY!! Love them all but have to say I probably go for the circle more than any of them So versatile… Great for layering.

  432. Can’t choose between circles and scallops!

  433. I love the label style punches for sentiments. They make layering so easy and beautiful.

  434. Margaret Burgoon

    I love my punches… need to get out of my chair and go to the Big Shot to crop!
    I’ve used my TREE PUNCH since its debut…used it on cards, 3D projects and lately to decorate the top of Note Card boxes…….The circles are great too!
    Thanks, Mary for your ongoing inspiration!

  435. My current favorite is the Christmas tree punch. I made 50 cards that had five trees each on them. Getting my money out of it 🙂

  436. I use my circle punches all the time! Have a great weekend and good luck!!

  437. Hearts. I always seem to need small glittery hearts on cards. Lol.

  438. I would have to say, my balloon bouquet punch is my favorite, right now. So quick and easy to add to any kind of card and with a few dimensionals, they can show a little pop! An added plus is color to the card…. love, love love!

  439. Circles are my favorite!

  440. Circles for sure. Have a fun weekend.

  441. Love the bow punch. Adds a classy touch to anything!

  442. Bonnie Hesslink

    Circles……so much you can add to them

  443. Love the owl punch. So many possibilities.

  444. Hearts.

  445. Circles, circles, circles

  446. Wendi DeVuono

    Love the Triple Banner Punch!

  447. I love the circle punches, I use them all of them time!!

  448. Could not do without my circle punches!

  449. I love circle punches!

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