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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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There are lots of commands I haven't used previously, but it sure was fun to do a little playing to create this sun.... and the best part is that I can size as needed - Supplies: Cardstock, white 110lb Neenah;... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2019 at Izbzee
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Only two weeks until Father's Day is celebrated here in the US. This project was inspired after a stroll through some images on Pinterest. All cuts were made using the eclips2. The eCal3 software and library provided a few of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2019 at Izbzee
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It's been a busy sort of spring with all sorts of fun projects .... however, I haven't published a post in nearly a month! And here's the reason why: I have an agreement with Invite By Voice not to publish... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2019 at Izbzee
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The foiling quill is one of my favorite tools and it was a perfect choice for this 4 x 4 card. The blue foil from Spellbinders worked perfectly and is paired with a brilliant blue watercolor pencil from InkTense. Add... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2019 at Izbzee
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Tim Holtz' Robots dies found their way into the craft room this past week. I thought they would be fun to use to create some birthday cards for May. I added an EZSound Module from InviteByVoice.com and an audio file... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2019 at Izbzee
Thanks for stopping by this week during the #eclipsecalmaker Bunny Hop for 2019! Hoping you spent a little bit of time in your craft room too! Here's a quick recap if you're wanting to review the week. Links to the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2019 at Izbzee
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It's the last day of the hop... it's been fun to play and see all the creative tags that have been posted on the FB page. Hope you've enjoyed reviewing the daily additions. You'll Need: White cardstock Pink background paper... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at Izbzee
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We're at day 4 of 5... and it's a given that no bunny hop would be complete without a bunny crossing tag! Here's mine: You'll need: Kraft / Oatmeal cardstock (FSJ) Chocolate cardstock scrap (FSJ) blue textured cardstock scrap (Bazzil)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2019 at Izbzee
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Welcome back! So happy you stopped by for day 3's tag. I just love this one! Hope you do too! You'll need: White cardstock Chocolate cardstock Tombow Markers Ink (light green and sky blue, oatmeal) Easter Grass (Sizzix eShape Store)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2019 at Izbzee
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It's day 2 of the hop -- have you stopped by the eclips/eCal page yet? You'll love all of yesterday's tags and enjoy the ones that will be shared today. Here's my tag for today. You'll need: White cardstock (8.5... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Izbzee
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Today on the eClips/eCal FB page, we're launching 5 days of tags with a Spring Bunny Hop theme. Come join us and see what other makers have been creating. Here's my first tag... simple and quick! You'll need: Kraft/oatmeal card... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at Izbzee
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I finally was able to pick up a Foil Quill here locally. I'd pre-ordered from another company back in January, but they weren't able to secure all of their order and were still waiting for their first shipment.... so grateful... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2019 at Izbzee
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just haven't been able to share some of the things I've been making.... until now! Let's start with this one now the featured post on www.invitebyvoice.com! For all the details, follow this link: https://invitebyvoice.com/blogs/news/easter-bunny-hop-card-with-the-hipwaders-song I'm so excited to be designing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Izbzee
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I first started making these cards in 2011. Over the years, I've changed them a bit - However, I really do like this new iteration -- and part of that is because I'm able to use the scans from some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2019 at Izbzee
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Life gets a little crazy around here with birthdays in the spring and with 10 grands I need to come up with something a little different for each. Since I started the year with Holden's interactive card, I figured I'd... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2019 at Izbzee
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Vinyl is making a comeback! And I was excited to see some creative pieces recently showcasing them. Die-namics has a cool set of dies -- but they were too small for the 6 x 6 card I needed to make..... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2019 at Izbzee
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I'm happy to be sharing this post with CraftwellUSA as a guest blogger this week. This can be addicting! Prep your paper - apply a very thin layer of gesso and let dry. I generally Gesso several full 8.5 x... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2019 at Izbzee
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I'm excited to be able to share a project I've been working on for the last few weeks. It's a paper quilt project! I'm also excited to post as a guest designer on the CraftwellUSA blog -- showcasing their eBrush.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2019 at Izbzee
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These have really been fun! Rather enjoyable! Here's a peek at week 3's Skitch a Day (from the Gourmet Quilter) doings. Once again these are all done in paper. I used the eclips2 and eCal3 to cut the "appliques." An... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2019 at Izbzee
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Another week of creative play using the eclips2, eCal3, the eBrush and Tombow markers. and let's not forget to throw in a background stamp and a mini dotted stencil just for fun! These were fun and I enjoyed coloring them... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2019 at Izbzee
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Just a quick post to share all 7 of the completed sections for the Skitch-a-day quilt class. These were so fun to "paint" using Craftwell's eBrush. Tombow markers are used in this project. I created this simple mat for display... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2019 at Izbzee
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Okay, I bit the bullet and purchased the SkitchADay class from the GourmetQuilter. At first, I was wondering if I'd bit off more than I could chew on this one... but I'm thinking it might just be doable -- even... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2019 at Izbzee
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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 Jan 16, 2019 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 Jan 13, 2019 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 Jan 9, 2019 at Izbzee