New video series: Heck yeah, hybrid! (How to make your own pocket page cards using digital stamps)

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Last week, I launched a new video series under the banner of “Just Crafty Enough.” The goal” Show you how to use my digital products to make real-world, tangible, crafty things. And that was all well and good until I thought, “I should Google ‘just crafty enough’ to make sure I’m not using something that’s already out there.’” Turns out, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeNew video series: Heck yeah, hybrid! (How to make your own pocket page cards using digital stamps)

In the mood for Love? (A free card and cut file from Scrapbook & Cards Today for you)

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I know love was in the air yesterday, but who says you can’t add a little to love to a card or layout or pocket page any day of the year. Am I right ladies? Every month, I design a free card printable for the readers of Scrapbook & Cards Today and this month, I realized I could also turn the … Read More

Cathy ZielskeIn the mood for Love? (A free card and cut file from Scrapbook & Cards Today for you)

Make a Page Monday: Love hybrid scrapbook page

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STORY OF THE PAGE: I went to Michaels with my kids. I realized in the moment how grateful I was just to be doing mundane, ordinary things with them. Life is moving so fast right now. This is my way of savoring sweet, every day minutes in life. DESIGN STUFF: This is a grid design, which is a really easy … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday: Love hybrid scrapbook page

New video series: Just Crafty Enough

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Today I’m launching a new video tutorial series called “Just Crafty Enough.” The idea behind it is this: I am not the craftiest person on the planet but I do know how to use digital products to create fun, simple and cool projects that aren’t necessarily just scrapbook pages. I wanted to start finding other ways to use some of the digital … Read More

Cathy ZielskeNew video series: Just Crafty Enough

Tell me about books that you read and were sad when they were over

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I recently finished Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, and by recently I mean last night and I had started it the night before. My friend Stephanie had posted about it, and said she literally read it in one sitting. I can completely see why. I only split the days to read it because a) I needed my beauty rest and … Read More

Cathy ZielskeTell me about books that you read and were sad when they were over

Make a Page Monday: A hybrid scrapbooking layout + video tutorial

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STORY OF THE PAGE: My girl was home for interim break and we managed to eat a few family meals together. Sitting at the table against that glorious (but not so great for natural color) red wall, I asked them if they’d mind a photo. They both had similar sweatshirts on and both have hair highlights that are eerily similar. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday: A hybrid scrapbooking layout + video tutorial

Scrapbook Your Year, January 2017 Pages

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Learn to scrapbook your year the simple way with Cathy Zielske.

Light trigger warning: I’m going to mention politics in a very respectful way in this blog post today. If you are angry and like to post hateful comments, I’m asking you politely to walk away from this post. If you would like to share anything in the name of respectful discourse and understanding, please keep reading. The new year is … Read More

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Make a Page Monday, Hybrid Scrapbooking: Stuff I Want to Remember

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STORY OF THE PAGE: I had a photo of Aidan from Christmas break that I loved and wanted to use it to write a few thoughts down. If anything, my pages lately have served as more of a visual journal and as the title says, this is the kind of stuff I want to save. DESIGN STUFF: One thing I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday, Hybrid Scrapbooking: Stuff I Want to Remember

File under ‘there’s a first for everything’

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The time: Sunday morning. The place: our family room. The purpose: to become one with the universe… or actually just to have better strength and flexibility. The participants: Dan and Cathy Zielske, married 25 years and working on being more connected by doing more things together, like online yoga classes. Stranger things have happened. What you see in this rather grainy selfie I took was … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFile under ‘there’s a first for everything’

Make a Page Monday, Hybrid: CZ Selfies + New Product Releases

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Simple, hybrid scrapbooking with Cathy Zielske at cathyzielske.com.

STORY OF THE PAGE: When I got my first digital SLR camera back in 2004, I took a selfie with my then five-year-old shadow. Seventeen years later, he granted me a new one. I love scrapbooking spans of time, even though it literally shows me how fast this life goes. I truly love seeing these two photos together on a … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday, Hybrid: CZ Selfies + New Product Releases