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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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Just a couple of cards for the past couple of weeks, but at least there was a little bit of time spent at the craft table. Digital image from Creative Fabrica. Colored pencils (Rembrandt) Paper (AC Cardstock and Bazzil) Fixative... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2020 at Izbzee
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Playing with a little mixed media in this card... loving the gelli print background, stamping, edge die, clay (Sculpey) and mica (Mixed Media Supplies) for this dimensional card front. The print background paper is a copy of an original gelli... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Izbzee
One thing that hasn't changed this year, thankfully, is some timely crafting and preparing gifts for Father's Day. Dreaming Tree was so helpful in sharing this file* (just one in the collection) that was a perfect choice for a couple... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2020 at Izbzee
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This is a pretty quick project and instructions were clear and easy to follow from a new designer on Etsy. Rafael Migliorini, has a brand spanking new Etsy store and some fun designs are showing up. (https://www.etsy.com/shop/RMDesignerGrafico) The rat is... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2020 at Izbzee
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Well, it's Friday and it's been a fun week. Thanks for dropping by and sharing a bit of your day or evening checking things out. As you can see I decided to make another shaker card - a perfect way... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2020 at Izbzee
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Covid-19 is still disrupting lives across the world and now in our community. I'm grateful for our online communities and the flexibility we have of working from home. I'm still grateful for a crafting stash and no need to leave... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2020 at Izbzee
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Hard to believe that we're already mid-week in the challenge. Have you checked out all the tags showing up on the page? If note or you need the link, you'll find the images here. Digital stamps to the rescue --... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at Izbzee
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Tag 2 -- A bit oversized, however, this shaker tag will make a nice statement on a gift basket. Isolation/social distancing isn't too bad when you have a stash of craft supplies and who knew that they would come in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2020 at Izbzee
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It's that time of year again - with all the chaos that Covid-19 has been causing, this challenge has offered a bit of respite during this period of self-isolation and social distancing. The first cases of the virus wreaked havoc... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at Izbzee
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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 Mar 24, 2020 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