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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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This file has been in my digital cutting file archives for a very long time. I was happy to re-discover it and put it to good use. The file is from Paper Piecing by Nikki (PPBN). It was a fun... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Izbzee
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but at our house we'll be celebrating a little early. I'm so excited that the eclips2 and eCal3 software was able to do the "fussy cutting" for me! There's no way I could have tackled that after last week's fall... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Izbzee
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I had to spend a couple of hours looking for something that was appropriate for a couple of friends experiencing losses in their families. Pinterest, the eclips2 and eCal3 to the rescue once again. I've created a short stack of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Izbzee
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My first projects for the new year are a couple of cards... This interactive peek a boo card using Lettering Delights Bee Knees was fun and easy to accomplish. Jennifer McGuire's card was the inspiration. I just translated it into... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at Izbzee
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2018 has been a full year. Lots of good things have happened overall and even the not to great stuff wasn't all that bad when you think about it. I've really enjoyed my creative time so much more this year.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2018 at Izbzee
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This year, I decided to expand on the gnome ornaments I created last year. A quick hop over to 123rf.com for a fun black and white background image filled with 5 different gnomes. I duplicated the file, cropped each of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2018 at Izbzee
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Simply Crafty SVGs has the cutest file for a 3D gnome. Thought I would drop in and share this with you in a quick post. You'll find the svg file here. All pieces were cut using the Sizzix eclips2 and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at Izbzee
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This cute box is from creatieve papier uitspattingen, a European company specializing in 3D paper crafts. Corina has created some beautiful files and is easy to cut using the eclips2 and eCal3. The box is large enough to hold a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2018 at Izbzee
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Loving the layers in this card - the last version of our cards for this holiday season. Created in eCal3 and cut with the eclips. The flower measures an inch! You'll need: eclips2 eCal3 White cardstock for all the cuts... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at Izbzee
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I saw this idea on a Gelli Art video shared recently on their blog. I just had to make a few. I love gelli printing and figured it was worth the price to get a couple of small circle plates... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Izbzee
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This card inspired by this Z-fold card made by Lisa (found here) is our primary Christmas card for this year. I love how it turned out. I didn't have the dies for the label or anything I felt was quite... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Izbzee
Last chance to get your submissions for consideration in. We are looking for a few Amazing Mixed Media Artists to showcase our rubber and digital stamps along with mica powders. If you would like to apply please send an email... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at Izbzee
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner... I saw this cute and whimsical wood cut in an ad and figured why not? :) I think it turned out pretty cute. The turkey has his own personality... Love the eyelash yarn I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2018 at Izbzee
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Dreaming Tree recently released an Autumn kit! Loved the Scarecrow Gift Treat box most of all and decided to make a couple. Love how they turned out. You'll need: Cardstock (see the Supply list - look in the details above... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Izbzee
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The 12 Tags of Christmas Challenge has come to an end. Over 60 tags were shared on the eclips/eCal FB page. I hope you've taken a few minutes to browse the album and take a peek at all the creative... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Izbzee
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My final tag for this series is another prim looking tag. This prim tag was very quick and easy to complete. Using the basic shapes library, create 2 snowmen and add the facial features using the print2cut print feature. Create... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Izbzee
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Today's prim angel is tag #11. Using basic shapes create the angel and wings. The heart is also from basic shapes. Cut the angel, wings and tag base using some tea-stained cardstock. Emboss the wings, add some mica and metallic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at Izbzee
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I've always enjoyed having a few prim accents around the house for the holidays. This year is no exception. My Père Noël was a fun tag to create. Lots of basic shapes from the Basic Shapes library were used to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2018 at Izbzee
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It's day 9 of the 12 Tags of Christmas! At our house, Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without some gingerbread. This version has no calories! The tag, ginger and sentiment were all made using eCal3 and the tag was set to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2018 at Izbzee
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Have you been watching the FB page? Lots of wonderful reveals this week. We have some amazing makers! Today, I'd like to share my 8th tag. another base of tea stained paper, a little bit of stenciling using a doily... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Izbzee
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Yesterday's tags by the rest of the #eclipsecalmakers were awesome! Did you check them out? If not, take a peek here. Today's tag is dimensional and has a bit of a prim look. The star is found in the basic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Izbzee
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Today marks the half way point in our #eclipsecalmaker 12 Tags of Christmas. I hope this will become an annual event. It's been so much fun! Check out what our other gals are creating on the Facebook page. Such a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Izbzee
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It's day 5 and I hope you're enjoying seeing all the fabulous tags on the Facebook page and are looking forward to the rest of the week's reveals. For this tag, I chose a file from SVGCuts' Merry and Bright... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Izbzee
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It's day 4 of the 12 Tags of Christmas Challenge on our eclips/eCal Facebook page... have you take a peek at all the fun ideas being shared? If not, you might want to drop in and check it out. Here's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Izbzee
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Hoping you've dropped by the eclips/eCal FB page to check out all the other amazing creations by some of our fabulous group members. Tag 3 of this #eclipsecalmaker challenge reminds me of our first winter here in Utah in 2015.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2018 at Izbzee