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APRIL 2015 comes to an end...

Now last day with STENCIL 1 our AWESOME
 partner for the month of April!

THANK YOU STENCIL 1
for providing the
ALTERED PAGES Design Team
with your awesome, high quality stencils!

We have had a great month creating with STENCIL 1 stencils... if you missed and posts in April, you may want to check out the blog posts for the last month and see ALL that the Altered Pages Design Team created!

Now for one last project!

April 1st I made this Key Pattern masterboard with my Stencil  1 Repeat Wallpaper Stencil, PanPastels and VersaMark! You can see my post HERE!



YOU hold the KEY to my HeART!

Today I made a card using my Stencil 1 masterboard as my background paper!  Other supplies: Key Charm, Ribbon, German Scrap and a sentiment printed on the computer.

Also, this is the last day to enter our April Monthly Giveaway! Stencil 1 will provide a FAB stencil and Altered Pages will provide a package of tools! SHARE the Altered Pages blog posts daily on YOUR Facebook page for the monthly random drawing. Include ‪#‎alteredpages‬ in your post. Drawing on May 1, 2015. Do it daily!!!  The more you share more chances to win!


 Are you ready for MAY?

We have a lot to celebrate in MAY!!

We will have two LINK-UP parties that you are invited to join in MAY the first is our MOTHER's DAY LINK- on May 9th... get ready CELEBRATE MOTHERS, GRANDMOTHERS, AUNTS, SISTERS anyone that deserves to be recognized!


Starting tomorrow we have a new Partner!
MD Hobby & Craft!!!

Be sure to stop by every day for inspiration!
You won't want to miss the fun!

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