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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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It's been a while -- and this project has been in the making for several months. Just kept hitting some snags with the build. I do need to thank Sandy Stark from SimplyCraftySVGs.com for the hexagon box and base. They're... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Izbzee
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This is a pinterest another inspired card.. the Gnome image was purchased on Etsy. The background paper was also purchased from dreamstime.com Size the image as desired in your favorite program. Print and cut. I used eCal 3 software for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2020 at Izbzee
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It's always nice to say thank you.. and this was our post-holiday thank you. You'll need: Bazzill Cardstock (pumpkin seed) Graphic (puchased file) png format Andrea Font (Creative Fabrica) Sizzix eclips 2 and eCal3 software Printer Adhesive Design the card... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2020 at Izbzee
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Another Pinterest inspired project.... These are perfect when paired with a sleeve of mini donuts or a single donut in a box. The box is included in the file I found at Cutting Cafe - use the link in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at Izbzee
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The Christmas cards were a hit with the fam... and being able to share Mom's voice in a recording was the highlight at our family party. These 5 x 5 cards are actually a triple fold with an EZ Sound... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2020 at Izbzee
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Our pencil Christmas trees were beginning to look a little ragged and half the lights were out on the smallest of the three trees -- it was time to look at replacing the trees....but out budget for a replacement was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2019 at Izbzee
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It seems like the holidays have descended in one fell swoop... late Thanksgiving and before you know it... well Christmas is just 10 days out now. We've been busy "elves" the last several months! I can now share a couple... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2019 at Izbzee
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This snowman was so fun to work with and I enjoyed "grunging" things up a bit to give him a little more personality This file can be found in the Silhouette store -- a SnapDragonSnippets creation. Be aware that you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2019 at Izbzee
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Today is the final reveal... Another simple tag and using stamps from my stash. Find a fun snowflake and place on your tag and if desired, using the eCal software, choose path and back minus front. Design your sentiment. It's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2019 at Izbzee
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This year's Tag Challenge is drawing to a close.... hard to believe that we're already at Day 10. Sleighs, trees and music are all part of our holiday celebrations and invoke fond memories of past holidays. The sleigh is a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2019 at Izbzee
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A little foil quill and a few sequins and stars make for a quick shaker tag. The base is the basic tag shape. with a foil quill image from the Holiday file from WRMK. The shaker is a stack of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2019 at Izbzee
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Happy Llama-Days! Tag 8 is another quick and easy tag to complete. Fill the tag with the background pattern of your choice. My pattern is from CreativeFabrica.com. They have a huge selection of backgrounds you can choose from (a few... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2019 at Izbzee
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North Pole Delivery! Dimensional tree is cut using the eclips. North Pole Deliver was made using the foil quill. A little bit of inking on the tree, some gel pen ornaments added to each of the "faces." Simple - quick... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2019 at Izbzee
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The gnomes were so much fun for yesterday's tag, that I decided to do one more... This version is from the black and white background from 123rf.com I colored part of it with Tombow markers. Shapes were cut using the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2019 at Izbzee
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Time for a little whimsy.... This trio of gnomes was a fun find on 123rf.com. The images are available in BW or color. It's a background paper and I just isolated each of the gnomes and use the print to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2019 at Izbzee
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Its day 5 of the 12 Tags of Christmas challenge on the Facebook eclips/eCal group page. A little more foiling using the Foil Quill, the eclips2 and eCal3. The ornament image is from WRMK's Holiday collection. Silver foil (Glimmer Mist... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at Izbzee
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More foil quill fun! The star is wood laser cut from FSJ... I've had a couple of packages of these in my stash for a couple of years. Glad to be able to use them. Added a touch of pearl... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at Izbzee
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Tag 3: All the pieces for this tag started out as white cardstock. Distress inks and a blender tool provided the color. The cup, steam and heart are all found in the eCal library. I added an oval for the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2019 at Izbzee
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More fun on the eclips/eCal page on Facebook... did you take a look? And this is only day 2! I'm really looking forward to first glimpses every morning! Day 2: Since I'm still having some issues with my hand, I've... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2019 at Izbzee
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The eclips/eCal page on Facebook is launching the 2nd Annual 12 Tags of Christmas Challenge! We're so excited for the #eclipsecalmakers who will be showing off this year's tags. Hope you'll stop by the page and check out all the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at Izbzee
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A dear friend is getting married and I needed a card to send off to her. This "template" will work for so many occasions and I love how quickly it generally goes together, although that wasn't the case in this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2019 at Izbzee
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I found this cute and easy to cut and make treat bag at www.prettypapergraphics.com. A little bit of inking was all it needed and making 10 didn't take a ton of time once I was able to sit at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2019 at Izbzee
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This was fairly quick and easy to make using the eclips2 and eCal3 software. And best of all, gluten free, sugar-free, and 0 carbs! You'll need: Donut Fun (The Cutting Cafe) Sizzix eclips2 and eCal software DIY Audio Card EZ... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at Izbzee
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And the tendonitis is winning at the moment. So bummed! And a visit with the specialist is still a month out! Every now and then, I can get a few minutes in - ice and then a few more minutes.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2019 at Izbzee
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I fell a little behind and found quick and easy way to create a cute card. These 4 cards were quick and easy - just a few pieces of cardstock, a couple of stamps, a little ink ...and some tape.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Izbzee