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izbzee
The Mountainwest
I'm a wife, mother and grandmother, with a passion for crafting and creating.
Interests: Family History, needlework, reading, scrapbooking, crafts, computers and photography, jewelry making, papercrafts.
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Hydrangeas are a favorite flower of ours. Sadly, this crafter doesn’t have a green thumb for this plant, so finding other ways to enjoy the blooms has to be sought out. Luckily, a whole garden of Hydrangea blooms was found... Continue reading
Reblogged 6 days ago at Izbzee
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via www.creativefabrica.com I'm in love with this stencil. Hope you'll enjoy the results of using it too! Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 20, 2021 at Izbzee
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The layered templates have been making the rounds around here again. So happy to have found this one on Creative Fabrico the other day. Cutting the pieces was easy for the most part. There are a couple of areas where... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at Izbzee
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or at least a productive couple of days! Birthdays for this month are creeping up and so it was a mad dash to get a few done. A mix of digital and hybrid. Love all the fun that can be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at Izbzee
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Don't miss out on a single option this summer getting ready for the upcoming holidays! Take advantage of these fabulous deals! Throughout the month of July you will enjoy huge discounts from 50% off on high quality designs, fonts and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at Izbzee
Vinyl cuts used for stencils are generally one-time use. Mylar or acetate stencils generally need a bridge to keep all the little elements intact (especially for lettering). Silkscreen stencils offer more than one use – generally, no bridges and are... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 2, 2021 at Izbzee
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A few more silkscreen stencils have made their way to the crafting table. They stencils are very easy to make using the IkonArt Stencil Kit and some fun and creative craft quotes from CreativeFabrica.com. The mini bag is from Hobby... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2021 at Izbzee
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While preparing another article for The Artistry, I decided to try something I haven't done for a while. I got out the eBrush and the Tombow markers to see how they would work with the silk screen stencils I was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2021 at Izbzee
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It's been a joy to be back in the craft room again and sharing some ideas over on The Artistry using some files from CreativeFabrica.com They were fun and we're going to enjoy using several of them on some scrapbooking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2021 at Izbzee
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While we weren't able to spend the day with T's dad, we were able to spend some time with all but our oldest son and his wife over the weekend. We delighted in seeing each of our grandchildren... and oh... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2021 at Izbzee
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Enjoy a fun way to 'fuse' mixed media and some quirky digital images. Loved playing with them for this article on the Artistry! https://www.creativefabrica.com/the-artistry/mixed-media/a-trio-of-quirky-mixed-media-atc-cards/ Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2021 at Izbzee
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I've always loved to work with clay. It's soothing and relaxing and you can do so much with it. Creative Fabrica has just opened their classroom platform... Take a peek at this class*: How to Make Polymer Clay Slabs There... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2021 at Izbzee
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This Z-fold card is a favorite. Reminds me of the English gardens Mom painted a few years back. While the image used in this card isn't one that Mom painted, it is very similar to some that she does have... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2021 at Izbzee
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Summer is sneaking up on us! The heat wave arrived early this year and I'm antsy to get back to some serious crafting! I've got a ton of ideas I want to work on and I'm really happy that I'll... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2021 at Izbzee
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It's been a long time coming, but I thought it was time to not only get a start on this, but also put some new markers to the test. the Markers, Poetique are refillable watercolor markers (available on Amazon). They... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2021 at Izbzee
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this project was created for The Artistry. I'm really pleased with how it turned out. The pictures don't do it justice and with all the stormy weather we had last week, even studio lights didn't help as much as I... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2021 at Izbzee
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Are you a font hoarder? If so, let me assist you in grabbing a few more! LOL Creative Fabrica has over 56K fonts on their site and there are several mega font bundles being featured on their website right now.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2021 at Izbzee
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Gotta love these shutter mechanism cards! So happy that The Artistry liked it too. This card also features an EZ Sound Module, button activated from InviteByVoice.com. Bonus: there's an SVG / PDF file you can download as well for the... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2021 at Izbzee
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I love CreativeFabrica.com! So many fonts, images and more to choose from. $1 deals are on! Some of these are just too good to miss! Check them out today. The deal ends on the 16th! And these are just the... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2021 at Izbzee
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It's been so fun to use these quirky digital images from Vera Lane Studio for some upcoming birthday cards. The digi stamp is a p2c using the Skycut and SCAL5. Spot on and perfect cut! Colored pencils, blended with Gamsol.... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2021 at Izbzee
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It's that time of year and we have some painting projects that need a few extra hands to help make it happen. That wheelchair ramp is a long one and it's needs a bit of refreshing! I figured that using... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2021 at Izbzee
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It's that time of the year again to start replenishing the stash of cards. It's been fun to look around and find some great ideas. This idea, however, came in the mail. I loved it and decided to try my... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at Izbzee
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We have quite a few birthdays coming up in the next few weeks. LOTS of birthdays! Pinterest offered the inspiration for this card. I love the retro look in the way the triangle shapes are organized. This was the first... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2021 at Izbzee
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These blocks were so much fun to create and were a perfect birthday gift for someone very special. All the details for the blocks can be found at https://www.creativefabrica.com/.../shabby-chic-block-art/ The hydrangeas are from Dreaming Tree (Hydrangea Tray) Thanks for dropping... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2021 at Izbzee