Card Share: Guest Designing for Concord & 9th

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Today I’m sharing my third card as a guest designer for Concord & 9th and I can’t lie… I watched a Jennifer McGuire video where she used this same set and thought, “Okay, THAT is what I want to try, too!” The fact that you can use a circle die to make leaves? GET OUT OF TOWN! Here are the … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Share: Guest Designing for Concord & 9th

Free download: Ink Swatch Template for Photoshop

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When I first got into this whole stamping/card making thing, oh… what was it now… FIVE months ago, I knew I wanted to be more like Jennifer McGuire with my levels of organization, because let’s face it: the woman has got it down cold. Her ink swatch system is fantastic and I knew I wanted to use her approach, but … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFree download: Ink Swatch Template for Photoshop

last day to register for design your life 2.0

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Today is the final day to register for Design Your Life 2.0, my four-week workshop on scrapbook page design! We are only in Week 2, so there’s time to catch up on all the design goodness to be had, but  you can’t have it if you don’t register! I’ve been asked if I will be running this class again and the … Read More

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Card Share: Guest Designing for Concord & 9th

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It’s my second week designing for Concord & 9th and today I have officially stepped into the world of shimmer and I may not go back. I’m just warning you! Here are the new releases I started with: Yes, so much unicorn goodness! Of course, I created a very minimal card because I’m still trying to learn all the Ways of … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Share: Guest Designing for Concord & 9th

Scrapbook Your Year, June 2017 pages + a time lapse video

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Welcome back, friends, to another installment of Scrapbook Your Year! I played catch up and knocked out another month for my year long album project. Plus, I decided to record a time-lapse video with a few of my thoughts about it. Number of Photos Taken in May: 996 (again, there was a big sports tourney) but I pared that number … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, June 2017 pages + a time lapse video

Scrapbook Your Year, May 2017 Pages

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I fell behind a little in my monthly scrapbook project  but it didn’t take long to work my Scrapbook Your Year process and get closer to being back on track! Number of Photos Taken in May: 1,758 (there were three ultimate tournaments and mama rented a big assed lens!) I pared that number down to 560 via much deleting. Once … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, May 2017 Pages

Card Share: Guest Designing for Concord & 9th

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One of the cool things about diving into card making is getting to know some of the creative, clever companies out there and getting to play with their stuff! Concord & 9th, one such company, invited me to be a guest card designer for the month of July. I was a little nervous about doing it, only because I still … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Share: Guest Designing for Concord & 9th

Present Participle List for July 2017

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July is in full swing and here are a few things I’m doing right now. Binge-watching The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu. I started a free trial on the weekend, just so I could see what everyone was talking about and holy dystopian future, I am hooked! Singing karaoke on my Instagram Story. I just posted my second installment of Cathyoke. … Read More

Cathy ZielskePresent Participle List for July 2017

Scrapbook page share: Photos are magic, y’all

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Last weekend Dan and Cole were up in Duluth for an ultimate disc tournament on the shores of Lake Superior. Cole is playing for the Minnesota Superior team this summer, preparing for the YCC National Championships next month. After the tourney, they swung by the Maritime Museum in Duluth and Dan snapped a shot of our boy standing by the famed Coleman … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook page share: Photos are magic, y’all

Card share: I learned this on YouTube

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First things first: Jennifer McGuire teaches me something new with every video I watch. So to understand what I’m sharing today watch the clip below: After I watched, I thought to myself: I have Distress Inks and clear acrylic blocks, let’s DO THIS THING! I also had a new pad of Canson XL Watercolor paper that I learned about after … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard share: I learned this on YouTube