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izbzee
The Heartland of America
I'm a wife, mother and grandmother, with a passion for crafting and creating.
Interests: needlework, reading, scrapbooking, crafts, computers and photography
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Before all the leaves fall from the trees, make a few imprints in your favorite medium! Right now, clay is on my table, so I thought I'd take my heart-shaped cuts in a different direction. The imprints are crisp and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Izbzee
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Time to get back to some clay.... it feels so good in my hands and is a good "stress" reliever for me. I had a "brick" of black Sculpey III and some previous posts (here and here) reminded me of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at Izbzee
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It's T's birthday week. He was all smiles and laughter when he saw his birthday sign yesterday! And the birthday banner make in his honor too. The large sign designed with the SCAL software (SCAL 5 Pro) for the sign... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2018 at Izbzee
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Oh! How I wish my eyes would cooperate and let me cross-stitch again, but I tend to go cross-eyed anymore regardless the size of the stitches... so I'm falling back on some paper quilting to ease that "itch" if you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2018 at Izbzee
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but Halloween IS just around the corner and I thought I would get an early start with some fun ideas sparked by a recent browse through a cross stitch catalog.... here's a peek at two projects I've been working on.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at Izbzee
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For the first time in many years, I didn't buy my own birthday present, T did! Got to love a hubby that listens and says "let's do it!" I've been wanting a laser engraver for a long time -- especially... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Izbzee
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Clay is ranking a close second to working with paper. Paper has been a fun medium to work with for the last 15+ years... but as you may have noticed recently, I'm delving a little deeper into some basic clay... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Izbzee
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I thought I would drag out the woodburning tool and play for a little while after seeing a few ideas on Pinterest.... my skills are a bit on the rusty side and while I'm waiting for my laser engraver to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Izbzee
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Been a little quiet around here.... but I've been able to spend a little bit of time crafting Definitely not as much as I would like, but some. I did want to share this with you... My Scrap Chick offered... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at Izbzee
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I was pretty excited to win a sampler pack of clay from Polyform Products aka Sculpey. I was excited to see all the colors and wanted to start playing as soon as they arrived, but life had other plans..... until... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2018 at Izbzee
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We needed some new porch decor this month. So I upcycled another side piece of a deconstructed shelving unit. The Crackle background stamp from Mixed Media Supplies has always been a favorite of mine. And even on this big piece,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at Izbzee
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This file from SimplyCraftySVGs is fun and quick! Sandy's assembly video is great too! Sandy has lots of other fun files to choose from and a large assortment of free files as well. Sizzix' eclips2 and software, eCal2 made cutting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Izbzee
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Somewhere along the line the last couple of months, during a recent purge, I think I may have included some of our 4th of July decor.... at least I can't find it this week to start decorating the house for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at Izbzee
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Hi everyone! It's been a crazy few weeks here and crafting time has been limited, but I wanted to share this quick and fun ATC with you. A couple of months ago I created a whole stack of gelli prints... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Izbzee
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A few more ATCs created using gelli prints (acrylic paint), digital stamps from Mixed Media Supplies printed on vellum. Unity Stamps, Tombow Markers, printer, embossing powder, seed beads.... more coming.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Izbzee
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Happy Days Digital stamp set from RGStudio360. Resize the digital stamp to fit on your card (one sheet will make 4 fronts)... personalize with the desired sentiment, print and cut. Just a little bit of coloring and VOILA you're ready... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Izbzee
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"There is beauty all around When there's love at home." * I purchased some wood shaped houses a while back and I decided I would use them for this last post of May. You'll need: Wood Houses in graduated sizes... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Izbzee
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So loving the play involved with these little pieces. Today, I'm sharing 3. All pieces begin on printed copy paper, acrylic gelli print pull, embossing, vellum print and colored digital stamps from Mixed Media Supplies. Add a bit of mica,... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Izbzee
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Learning to embrace the oops has always been an issue for me in the past, however, after taking a couple of classes from Carolyn Dube, I have been able to do much better about letting go of some things and... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Izbzee
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Okay, I have to admit I'm having a ton of fun with these little pieces of artwork featuring digital stamps from Mixed Media Supplies.... if you haven't checked out the new additions this Spring... go take a peek! . Details... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at Izbzee
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I'm so happy with the way this card turned out. It's simple and highlights a beautiful digital stamp from Mixed Media Supplies. We're celebrating Mom's 86th birthday this month. Alzheimer's isn't kind and we are getting to the point of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Izbzee
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Secret Garden by Graphic45 came out a few years ago. I loved it so much that I bought 2 stacks fearing that it would disappear. And it did for a while. I just wish it was available in digital form... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Izbzee
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Hi everyone, thanks for stopping by. I'm so thrilled to be back as a Design Team member for Mixed Media Supplies again this term and I wanted to share this project with you. You'll need: cardboard (about 8 x 6),... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Izbzee
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Sandy at Simply Crafty SVGs has created the cutest dimensional card - perfect for a fun no calorie Easter surprise! The elements in this fold flat for mailing card are quick to cut, details and easy to assemble and personalize!... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at Izbzee
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Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by today. It's time to get caught up on a little crafting and I'm happy to say, it's been pretty productive. A while back, My Scrap Chick came out with their version of some 3... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Izbzee