Make a Page Monday—The SCT Spring 2017 Issue

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Scrapbooking with Cathy Zielske.

The Spring 2017 issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today is out now and this year I’m debuting a new column called “Design Your Story.” My focus last year was more on page design and this year it will be geared more towards stories. The good news is that I can cover design stuff here on my blog. You can read … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday—The SCT Spring 2017 Issue

Make a Page Monday: A Bit About You, Hybrid Scrapbook Page

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Simple scrapbooking with Cathy Zielske at cathyzielske.com

STORY OF THE PAGE: How to document a 17-1/2 year old in a way that isn’t cutesy or generally unappealing to said teen? That, my memory keeping friends, is always the challenge I face. I’m always looking for some cool, graphic ways to save those little bits of his life in a way that isn’t an assault on his coolness. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday: A Bit About You, Hybrid Scrapbook Page

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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Learn hybrid scrapbooking at cathyzielske.com.

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

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

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Make a Page Monday: hybrid scrapbooking with Cathy Zielske at cathyzielske.com

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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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

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

Make a Page Monday: The Scrapbook & Cards Today Fall 2016 Edition

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Check out my hybrid layouts for the Fall 2016 issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine. Click to see more!

The Fall issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today is out now! You can read the full issue online here. In this issue, I cover the topic of size or contrast in design. You may already know this, but size most definitely matters in great design! My two layouts illustrate a few solid examples of using contrast to create an engaging page … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday: The Scrapbook & Cards Today Fall 2016 Edition

Make a Page Monday: a hybrid layout + a video tutorial (plus a new preorder for 30 Days of Thankful stamps!)

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Learn how to use a digital template to make a hybrid scrapbook page. Click through for more!

STORY OF THE PAGE: I forgot to take a first day of school photo of Cole this year. Part of is we were trying to get out the door and get there on time and part of is, well, he’s a junior in high school and let’s just say it’s probably not super high on his Back to School check list. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday: a hybrid layout + a video tutorial (plus a new preorder for 30 Days of Thankful stamps!)

Make a Page Monday—Classic Edition (plus a video peek at my new workshop!)

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The design behind a classic hybrid layout from CZ Design.

STORY OF THE PAGE: I made this layout a number of years ago to celebrate a single photo. This layout was featured in my first book, Clean & Simple Scrapbooking. This photo… I tell ya, it kept me swooning for months while I was finishing up my life in Texas not really knowing at that point that this handsome young man … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Monday—Classic Edition (plus a video peek at my new workshop!)