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Christmas Quotes FREE Printable!

Merry Holiday Season! I've created a fun printable of Christmas words and phrases that can be used on many of your crafting projects and cards!

Ideas for using: -Print onto heavy weight cardstock, apply adhesive to the  back using the Adhesive Sheetsfrom Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Use scissors or paper trimmer to cut into 1/4" strips.
-After printing, die cut into circles or other shapes to create tags & ornaments
-I love to cluster these little word strips onto tickets and small tags along with a small icon sticker or other 3D embellishment!

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