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

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

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

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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

Scrapbookers owe a debt to Mark Twain? Who knew?

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Photo provided by scrapbook.com My friends over at Scrapbook.com have just published a comprehensive post on the history of scrapbooking. Heavily researched and beautifully photographed, I wanted to share the link with you today because it’s pretty interesting where all of this stuff originated from. It really goes a lot farther back that I thought. If anything, it speaks to … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbookers owe a debt to Mark Twain? Who knew?

Make a Page Monday: Favorite 12 Photos of the Year

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STORY OF THE PAGE: I’m a sucker for a good list, and last week I designed a digital template to celebrate my favorite 12 photos from 2016. I approached it very methodically: I looked at each month from my Scrapbook Your Year project, and picked my favorite shot from that month. I added one descriptive line for journaling. I repeated … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday: Favorite 12 Photos of the Year

Hybrid Scrapbooking: My Intention for 2017

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And here we go with another year of memory keeping. I started scrapbooking in 2003. Or was it 2002? I think it was the former. Either way, that is a hella long time to have a hobby and actually keep up with it. It started innocently enough by walking into a local scrapbook store and then finding an online community … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHybrid Scrapbooking: My Intention for 2017

My 2016 book of memories is here!

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Scrapbook Your Year with Cathy Zielske.

Last week, the album I spent all of 2016 assembling finally arrived fresh from the printer and into my eager hands. And yep, I am in love. The album is exactly what I’d hoped for: a year in the life that is both comprehensive and easily digested. 50 pages of memories is exactly my cup of tea, ladies. And I have a … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMy 2016 book of memories is here!

Scrapbook Your Year, December 2016 Pages

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Cathy Zielske's simple method to documenting your year one month at a time.

And just like that, I have wrapped up one year of my life in a scrapbook for 2016. (Okay, not just like that—it did take a full year of living, right?) But I have completed one year using my simplified approach to documenting life, one month and four pages at a time. Here are my pages for December 2016. I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, December 2016 Pages