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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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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 3 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 7 days ago 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
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It's Day 2 of the #eclipsecalmaker 12 Tags of Christmas Challenge. Loved the way this tag turned out. It's called Peaceful... You'll need: white cardstock (110 lb Neenah) vellum inks (night time sky) white gel pen Sizzix eclips2 and software... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at Izbzee
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With Christmas just around the corner, this #eclipsecalmaker 12 Tags of Christmas Challenge is getting things off on the right footing! Today's tag is called Christmas Peace and it has a surprise - it lights up with the help of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Izbzee
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Our Facebook Group, Sizzix eclips/eCal group, is hosting a 12 Tags of Christmas challenge beginning tomorrow. We're delighted with the group of very talented #eclipsecalmakers who have been busy creating and are ready to share their tags. I'm joining in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Izbzee
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Fall has definitely arrived here. The leaves are beginning to fall from the trees and the vibrant colors are beginning to fade a bit too. That's not all that's changed... we're celebrating a huge change for our family! T starts... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2018 at Izbzee
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This was a quick card project -- though it could be mounted and framed t00. I've used basic shapes to create the background, and the moon from the library in eCal3. The house, bat and tree are from SVGCuts Fright... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2018 at Izbzee
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Just a quick stop this week.... The Sizzix eclips/eCal Facebook page is having a challenge this week -- Fall theme using some word art. Here's what I came up with. I've been wanting to use the Pedestal Sign Wood Knot... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Izbzee
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Zombie Wedding from SVGCuttingFiles.com was perfect for this year's anniversary celebration for our oldest son and his wife. The paper-pieced figures were eBrushed using Tombow Markers and a few glossy highlights were added using SN Clear Sparkle pen and Journey... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at Izbzee
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SimplyCraftySVGs has some simple but cute mason jar boxes available. They are easy to put together and make for a quick gift box. Two of the grandsons are starting fresh with a new list of "jobs" at their house. Their... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2018 at Izbzee
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SVG Cut's latest kit offered this Geo Pumpkin! L O V E it! Easy to put together and only 3 12 x 12 sheets of paper plus another 1/3 for the stem. You can find the whole collection here. Or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at Izbzee
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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 Sep 18, 2018 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