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The Annual Mothering Handmade Gifts Ideas Photo Contest

 

Do you have some handmade gift ideas to share? 

 

We have a contest and a great prize from Nature's Fabrics!

 

Post your crafty, creative, yummy, and artsy handmade gifts ideas along with a simple how-to and a pic and you will be entered into our Handmade Gifts Ideas contest! Share your posted image via Pinterest, Facebook or Twitter to encourage voting on your image, then return to the thread to post that you have done so.

 

Please post one handmade gift idea entry per post. The winner will be

700determined by thumbs-ups for each posted idea and editorial review, so spread the word and thumbs-up your favorites!

 

Grand Prize: A $100 Gift Certificate from Nature's Fabrics!

 

 

The Two Runners-Up winners will receive a Mothering Supporter Membership. 

 

Last date to post an entry is midnight, December 19th, 2011 Pacific Time. US and Canadian residents only. A big thank you to  Nature's Fabrics!

 

Please read to and agree with the full Terms and Conditions before entering the contest. Here are our contest entries last year, that may give you some ideas and inspiration for creating gifts of your own design which you can enter in this year's contest. 

 

About Nature's Fabrics:

 

Nature's Fabrics is your source for organic cloth diapering and clothing fabrics for children and adults. We specialize in the best. Best for your baby, best for you, best for the environment. 

We strive to bring you the most natural and organically produced fabrics on the market. We always want the very best quality our money can buy. So that you too can say you are buying the very best fabric. Not all of our fabric carries the organic label, but we do try our best to be sure it is the most natural and ecologically friendly version of that fabric that is available.

 

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Long Hand Dyed Silk Twirl DIY

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By Sunanthem Toys

 

Materials Needed

1 long habotai silk scarve ( I have used measurements 8in. x 54in. OR 8in. x72 in. )

1 wooden ring

lanaset dyes

wood glue, or any strong glue

 

How-To

I bought a pre-made scarve and dip dyed it with Lanaset dyes. I then bunched one end and wrapped and glued the scarve onto a wooden ring. I finished the ring with beeswax finish.

These are great toys for kids and adults. Whomever picks them up can't help but twirl them. They are beautiful and so easy to make!


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Here's the gift I made this year. I planned to make some cups to go with it, but that didn't happen. Each different color is basically a separate knitted cloth I made then I formed it into the shape I wanted (two bowls) and sewed it that way with yarn and a yarn needle. I filled a sock with stuffing and sewed that shut and that's what's on the inside. Then I knitted two tiny cloths for the handle and spout and then sewed them on how I wanted them to look. Then I decided the spout wasn't long enough so I knitted another little cloth and sewed it around the edges of the spout.
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And yes I voted for yours not mine. I'll have to think of something I can trade you for two of those for Espy, but later, after the holliday chaos is over.
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Home-made Wool Baby Pants and Hat

I make these for my Etsy shop (InThePineTree), but they are very easy to make and whip up really quick! They make a great gift!

Here's a good website with size charts for everything you'd like to make, so you can get sizes for the baby you're making your items for: http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/size-chart.html



Materials you'll need:

An old sweater (men's for older babies, women's for infants)
3/4 inch elastic
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1. First start by finding a sweater to use. In the above photo I used a 100% merino wool Mossimo sweater with cute buttons up the cuff. Thrift stores are a great place to find these. You want it to be at least 70% wool of some kind (lamb's, merino, alpaca, etc).

2. Felt your sweater. I do this in my washer/dryer. I wash a load of sweaters with some jeans on warm/hot and then dry them. Usually I felt my sweaters twice. In the second wash/dry I remove it from the dryer before it's fully dry so that I can lay it out and make sure it will dry with the seams correctly folded down the sleeve and there are no wrinkles.

3. To make the hat: measure your child's head circumference, and from eye brow to neck nape. Use these numbers to create a pattern. Make a half circle shape that is as wide as your child's head and as tall (from flat side to rounded side) as the eye brow to neck nape measurement. Place this pattern on the bottom hem of your sweater. As you can see in the photo above, the brim of the hat was the bottom hem of the sweater. Cut out your pattern including seam allowance, two pieces. Make a dart on the wrong side of each piece at the center of the curve. About two inches long. Then put right sides together and stitch around the whole curve.

4. To make the pants, start by laying out your felted sweater so that the sleeves are flat and the arm seam is on the side (as apposed to tucked under somewhere).

5.Start by laying your baby’s current pants on the sleeve to get a feel for where you want to make your cuts. In making my pants, I gave a bit of growing room in the length. Be sure to leave seam allowance at the crotch and hem allowance at the waist. I made my waist cut a little over an inch above where I thought the waist should go. Since my baby is cloth diapered, I tried to make the bum area nice and baggy. I didn’t make a very exaggerated crotch curve.




6. Once you’ve got one side cut, place it over the other sleeve (making sure the up-the-arm seams are lined up) and use it as a pattern to make your second leg.

7. Once you’ve got that, turn one inside out. Matching up the up-the-arm seams, place the sleeve that’s still right-side-out INSIDE the other one. You’ll now have right sides together inside.



8. Here’s where you’ll be sewing up the crotch. Serge the two pieces together making a U shape. If you don’t have a serger, just use an overlock stitch on your sewing machine. If you don’t know what that is, just use a zig zag stitch. Don’t get discouraged! This isn’t hard.




You should now have this:


9. Now we’re going to make the hem. When using knit cotton or jersey fabrics I don’t bother to pin, but with the wool I pinned my hem in place. You want to do about a 1 inch hem. We’re using 3/4 inch elastic, so we want to make sure it’s going to fit.



I used this stitch on my machine to make my hem. It gives a nice finished look that stretches. If you’re not sure what you should use, do a zig zag stitch.



10. Stitch around your hem, but stop about two inches before you you close it up so we can get the elastic in there. To determine how long you need your elastic, either use a current pair of pants that fit your baby as a guide, or find your baby and put the elastic around his/her waist and measure what seems like a comfortable fit. Once you’ve got your measurement, add 1 inch to that and cut. Hook a safety pin at one end and use that to thread the elastic through your hem.



Once all the way around, overlap your elastic 1/2 inch and sew back and forth and back and forth using a zig zag stitch.



11. Tuck the elastic back in your hem and then close it up! You’re done!



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Thank you so much for reading and for the chance to win! I'd love to be able to get some organic fabrics to keep working on 'organicifying' our home! I'd like to make some pillowcases and blankets.
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This year I decided to make applique shirts for my friends and family.  Each child will be getting a holiday shirt as well as another design that they can wear at anytime of the year. 

 

 

Thanksgiving and initial onesies

 

 

Cousins in their matching turkey shirts

 

Initial onesie

 

 

Nieces in their holly shirts

 

close up of holly shirt

 

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Close up of robot and holly shirt

 

 

ASL I love you shirts

 

Need:

 

-plain t-shirts or onesies

-scrap fabric

-heat n bond

-embroidery needles

-embroidery floss

-cookie cutters (optional: used for the ASL I love you design)

 

I first sketched out the design I was going to use. In the case of the holly design, because I was doing so many, I used a lightweight cardboard to make a template for the leaf and berries, as well as the turkey body and feather.  I then ironed the heat n bond to the fabric and cut out the design.  Once I cut the design, I ironed it on to the clean shirts, and then used a blanket stitch to border the design, using a half thickness of embroidery floss (3 strands).  For any additional design, I just stitched it on to the shirt, as seen for the robots face and heart. 

 

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Lovely handwork everyone! Makes me want to pull out my sewing machine. sewmachine.gif

 

Anyone with food ideas or handmade cosmetics, soaps, etc? 


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I need to pull out my sewing machine too, Cynthia. I'm trying to make a doggie themed pillow pal as a gift for my son and I'm cutting it kind of close if I want to be done in time for the holidays. It should only take a few sittings since I already have the head cut out and some spots cut out and the body's just a pillowcase.
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Gnome Treehouse!

 

I saw this gnome treehouse for sale online and decided to save up for it for the kids. Before I ordered it, I read the reviews and found out that it doesn't come even partly assembled, you just get the parts and have to design and build it yourself. For $200! I thought to myself "heck, I can cut up my own sticks from my own backyard for free!"

 

My husband and I used some sticks and twine, some wood slices and wood glue for the stairs, a board about 14x40", and some fake silk plants. Tools were a drill, electric sander (Mouse), screwdriver, coping saw or electric saw, screws, screw eyes, nails and a hammer. It as probably a total of ten hours working together to build it. It was super easy and we have never really built anything before.

 

We cut the base pieces from a board and sanded it. I rounded the edges with the sander. You don't have to polish the wood, but I did using my natural wood polish recipe found here.

 

Then we cut up a large branch we found on the road from when the city was doing tree cutting. Ours happens to be strawberry guava which is the most dense and beautiful wood I have ever seen! Once we cut it to the lengths we wanted, we used screws or finishing nails to assemble it. Then we drilled holes in the branches and glued in sprigs of the fake leaves.

 

Using wood glue and screw eyes, I added the extras. There is a swing, a hammock made of felt thatt looks like a leaf, a hanging bridge, a rope ladder and stairs to various levels.

 

If anyone is interested in making one, I also made and purchased lots of items to go along with it, but I think the things I made myself are for another post. You can make your own furniture, but we don't have tools for making tiny things, so I'll include links to the items I purchased to furnish it with:

 

Handmade bedroom set - http://www.etsy.com/listing/115404142/little-woodland-fairy-bedroom-set

Handmade dining set - http://www.etsy.com/listing/116034871/little-woodland-fairy-table-set

Handmade cradle - http://www.etsy.com/listing/116012900/little-woodland-fairy-cradles?ref=v1_other_2

Fairy forest furniture set - http://www.amazon.com/Fairy-Forest-Kitchen-Bedroom-Set/dp/B001AMK5E8/ref=pd_sim_t_1

 

I also purchased various small items like wooden bowls and cups from the craft store and tiny miniature baskets. I ordered wood cutouts to paint to make trees. I made a huge playsilk for the whole thing that I dyed green and brown with food coloring (use vinegar and hot water to set it and it doesn't come out). I also made several little needle felted play mats to go with the play scene.

 

The dolls I have made to go with this gnome home are little bendy dolls. You can find all kinds of bendy doll tutorials online. I like this one:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=5%3Baction=display%3Bthreadid=942


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                          Nature Blocks

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 by SunAnthem Toys

 

Materials Needed

1x1inch or 2x2 inch wood blocks

Kite paper or premade paper cut outs

modge podge, paint brush

small scissors like cuticle scissors  

 

 I made these two sets of blocks for some of my friend's kiddos. One wanted a nature theme, one wanted an 'elements' theme. I basically cut out different images and collaged them onto the wooden blocks with modge podge, then a thin layer of modge podge to seal it. The only thing I didn't cut out myself were the trees; I bought those already cut out from Etsy. Search for paper cut-outs and you can probably find something similiar. The other designs I came up with myself, and it was a tad time consuming, but the finished result were a beautiful set of blocks that little ones can really enjoy and mama can truly cherish.

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Gluten Free Cleansing Grains

 

 

I've been making cleansing grains for my own personal use for about four years, now, but I also sell them in my Etsy shop (InThePineTree). I read about them first in Rosemary Gladstar's book. Cleansing grains traditionally use ground oats as the exfoliation  For people like myself who are gluten free, avoiding even coming in contact with gluten is a good idea, not just avoiding eating it. Most oats have gluten (you can find a gluten free variety), so I opted to use other natural ingredients for exfoliating. I purchase all of my ingredients for body care recipes from Mountain Rose Herbs and I encourage you to do the same. They have fair practices, are environmentally conscious and offer a wide range of organic items.

 

 

Ingredients:

 

2 cups kaolin clay (white clay)

1/2 cup apricot kernel meal

1/2 cup ground coconut flakes (I took coconut flakes and put them in my magic bullet. A spice or coffee grinder will work, too!)

1/4 cup lavender flower powder

1/4 cup pink rose petal flower

You’ll also need a large bowl and measuring spoons. Feel free to collect the measuring spoons from your toddler’s play kitchen utensils  Oh, that’s just me? Ha.

 

Put all ingredients in a bowl and mix it up! That's it! thumb.gif

 

 

To use, just put 1-2 teaspoons on your palm and make a paste with a little water. Massage into your (dampened) face, work in to trouble spots (nose, forehead). Leave on your face at least 5 minutes. I like to do this ritual in the shower. I put it on my face first thing (after I dampen my face and hair) and then do everything else. I rinse my face off last and that way it’s had a nice 10 minutes or so to sit! It’s best to just use this once a week or twice at most. Even though it doesn’t feel particularly ‘rough’, it still does a good job of scrubbing and you don’t want to scrub your delicate face skin too often. And some people find the clay to be a bit drying, so keep that in mind if you’re prone to dry skin.

 

 

Package it up in canning jars and it makes a great gift! 

 

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great gift ideas!


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These little bendy dolls are fun to make. I like to slip them in stockings or you can make little playsets to go with them. These will fit in the gnome treehouse that I made above. They are a couple of inches tall without the hats. You'll need 1/4" wooden beads for the heads. I use embroidery floss for the body and hair and the core of their bodies are made of pipe cleaners (chenille stems) which is what makes them bendable. Use a blanket stitch around the edges of felt for the clothes. They are simple to make but do take a couple of hours per doll. There are plenty of different tutorials online for making them. I like this one: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=5%3Baction=display%3Bthreadid=942  Or you can just do a search for "bendy doll tutorial" or "bendy fairy tutorial."
 


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Shared and pinned, but do we have to post that for every entry? Maybe we can just put on the post itself that it has been shared and pinned?


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I made Vanilla extract to gift to teachers, instructors, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, etc.

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ingredients:

vanilla beans

bottom-shelf booze (vodka, whiskey)

flip-top bottles

and some time (2 months to sit)

 

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instructions:

slice beans in half, length ways, to open up

5 beans / 8oz of booze

I bought 8oz flip top bottles, but you can use mason jars, collected jars, etc.

Let sit for a few months (mine have been laying on their sides in order to saturate the tips of the beans as well).

Tie a handmade ornament around neck. Voila.

 

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I was looking for a simple gift I could give a friend for her children (she's got 5 and is on an even tighter budget than I am) and came up with this the other day. I'm still working on how to make them easier...but love how they came out and am considering making more for others. 

 

It's a small tag booklet filled with things I think God would want to say to children...like: God loves you, you're unique, be kind, do your best. 

 

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I make lots of great goodies for my family and friends for the holidays from baked goods to herbal goodness from my business Mothering Herbs (www.motheringherbs.com).

I had a friend ask me to make his wife an herbal do-it-yourself kit for Christmas and it was really easy to make up and then the person (or you) can make up the rest for holiday gifts!

 

Here are two of the recipes and kit ideas from the gift basket I made for him.

 

Items in Herbal Kit:

10 Lip Balm Tubes, beeswax, herbs to make infused oil, elderberries.

 

 

Lip Balm

This recipe will fill 9-10 lip balm tubes

3 Tablespoons Infused Olive Oil (I use Comfrey and Plantain) see infusion instructions

1 Tablespoon & 1 teaspoon Beeswax (in plastic bag)

10 drops essential oil of your choice (Lemongrass, Peppermint, Sweet Orange, Tea Tree and Lavender are some favorites of Mothering Herbs’ customers).

 

Place beeswax in a small pot or glass pyrex measuring cup with your oils (don’t add essential oil) in the top of a double boiler, and melt gently over heated water.  Make sure that the water does not boil over into your oil mixture, 1 -2” of water in the bottom of your pot is enough.

Once that your beeswax mixture has melted, remove from burner, and add your essential oils.   The essential oils will begin to dissipate with the scent, add more as needed.

Immediately pour the hot mixture into lip balm containers.  If the mixture cools too rapidly while you are pouring, then heat the mixture back up over the double boiler.

Allow to cool completely (I usually wait overnight) before placing the caps onto your lip balm containers.

Comfrey and Plantain Infused Olive Oil

1 oz comfrey leaf and plantain leaf, dried. 4 oz cold pressed organic olive oil (or enough to cover the herbs).

Directions: Place herbs in clean and dry quart jar with tight fitting lid, pour olive oil over herbs, stir and close the jar. Cover with towel and allow the jar to sit 2-6 weeks to infuse herbs in oil. Turn jar every day, or if oil leaks out jar lid, stir. After steeping, place strainer lined with cheese cloth or other thin cloth over bowl or wide mouth jar and pour in oil to filter out herbs. Squeeze the herbs to get all oil out. It might take a few hours.

Elderberry Syrup

½ cup elderberries (in bag)

2 cups filtered water

1 cup honey (local organic is best)

Add berries and water to a cooking pot and bring to a boil. Simmer covered for 20-30 min. til reduced to ½. Strain off and add honey.  This is great for increasing immunity and/or eating over pancakes. I usually have 1 Tablespoon a day to ward off sickness and 1 Tablespoon an hour if I am sick.

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I was looking for a simple gift I could give a friend for her children (she's got 5 and is on an even tighter budget than I am) and came up with this the other day. I'm still working on how to make them easier...but love how they came out and am considering making more for others. 

 

It's a small tag booklet filled with things I think God would want to say to children...like: God loves you, you're unique, be kind, do your best. 

 

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Perhaps you could get one of those single binder rings they sell for notecards, hole punch the corner and make a flip book out of them. The rings are available at office supply stores.


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Perhaps you could get one of those single binder rings they sell for notecards, hole punch the corner and make a flip book out of them. The rings are available at office supply stores.

This is what I'm doing. I've actually bought the binder rings today and the hole punch yesterday. I've tried other methods and this is the one I like best...even though it takes a little time. Thank you! 

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Modeling Beeswax Sets

 

These are like the Stockmar beeswax modeling kits, but less expensive and homemade! This is also a great way to use those leftover pieces of crayons in the bottom of the crayon box that the kids never like to use.

 

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You can make them a variety of ways. If you want them completely natural, use beeswax and Stockmar beeswax crayons to color them. (You'll need about 1/2" of crayon per color). If you want them a little cheaper, you can do what I did and use pure beeswax and color it with a tiny piece of regular crayon like Crayola. (You'll need 1/4 of a crayon per color unless you're making white and then use 2 to 3 times as much.) You can also make modeling wax out of plain paraffin wax. It's not natural, but no more toxic than regular crayons or store-bought modeling clay. You can buy it at a craft store or use saved pieces of melted candles.

 

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Place approx. 2 tbsp beeswax (or other wax) into each section of a silicone soap or candle mold. Use only silicone. Plastic will melt in the oven and you may never get your wax out of a metal mold. Also, 2 tbsp is approximate. Just eye it. It doesn't have to be absolutely perfect. Add 1 tsp oil to each one of those. You can use vegetable oil. I used olive oil. Then place a piece of the crayon in each to add the color. Place the mold on a cookie sheet and put in the oven on 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

When the wax is completely melted, remove everything from the oven. Use a popsicle stick or something similar to stir each color well until all of the wax looks smooth and creamy. The wax may settle or separate a bit, so you might need to go back and stir each one again. Stop stirring if you see it starting to firm up a bit or you'll end up with messy-looking wax.

 

Let cool on the counter or wait until firm and then put in the freezer if you're impatient. Once completely cooled all the way through, pop it out of the molds. Use a rag to brush off excess.

 

These make really great stocking stuffers! I borrowed molds from a friend, so I went ahead and made 2 years worth of batches for my kiddos so I won't have to ask to borrow the mold again. The wax is firm, but softens well when warmed up in your hands while kneading it.

 

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I'm really excited about all the stuff I'm working on this year for my son's first Christmas!  Likely won't have it all finished up for pictures by tomorrow night but I'll post some of the things I'm really looking forward to giving others.

 

I made our little family homemade stockings. The material (besides the wool lining) was from a bunch of scraps that my maternal grandmother gave me years ago. The sewing machine was my paternal grandmother's from decades ago and the thread was from my partner's grandmother :)

 

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Homemade Ornaments

 

Also working on gifts for the grandparents.  Made some ornaments with my 10-month-old son from this recipe: http://onceamonthmom.com/homemade-handprint-ornaments/

 

The one I already gave his grandmother was a lot nicer than the photo. And I painted "Sasha's 1st Christmas 2012" on the back. Planning to make some more this week! 

 

Had thought about even getting Sasha to help paint it by using some edible paint but wasn't sure he'd really know what to do with the paint.  I also don't use artificial food colourings so wasn't really sure how beets or spinach could colour the cornstarch-based ideas I found online.  Maybe another year! Any other ideas appreciated :)

 

 

 

 

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Family Tree

 

One more tonight!

 

This is a family tree I'm working on for gifts for the grandparents. Pictures of son, partner and I and our parents as babies. There will likely be some wording going on here as well. Then I'm going to make prints to frame to give as gifts :)

 

 

 

 

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(I'm not sure why it keeps uploading sideways. My photo file is rightways on my computer :(  Oh well. Hope you can get the idea...)

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(I'm not sure why it keeps uploading sideways. My photo file is rightways on my computer :(  Oh well. Hope you can get the idea...)


Your computer turns the image for your viewing, but it's not saved that way. You'll have to rotate the images and resave them. :)


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Greetings Everyone, I am a freeform crochet designer, I don't read patterns.  This dress was crocheted out of cotton yarn, I made the skirt part first and thhen crocheted the top halter onto the skirt.

 

Blessed Holy Days to Everyone!

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