Introducing Message to My… a new e-course from CZ Classes

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Today I’m happy to announce the launch of my first new e-course of 2018: Message to My… a new self-paced e-course from CZ Classes. This project is a passion project if there ever was one and I’ve been wanting to help others create an album of message for someone (or something!) they love for a long time now! First things … Read More

Cathy ZielskeIntroducing Message to My… a new e-course from CZ Classes

Darling Dragonflies and Simple Copic Coloring

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Today’s card is all about getting more confident with my Copic marker coloring and starting to learn how to use my Sandy Allnock Hex Chart. (All card supplies listed at the end of this post!) I purchased this printable chart right after buying my first Copic markers, but I didn’t really understand it in terms of how it can help … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDarling Dragonflies and Simple Copic Coloring

Present Participle List for July 2018

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Summer is in full swing here in the Upper Midwest, and I thought I’d update you on a few things that are happening right now: Celebrating the triumphant return of my son, Cole, from his 16-day camping trip out west. I ain’t gonna lie: it was weird to not be in communication with him all the time, but he made … Read More

Cathy ZielskePresent Participle List for July 2018

Scrapbook Your Year, Pages for June 2018

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I am staying fairly current with my year-long album project, and if I’m being honest, it’s easy to do because I have truly let go of the idea that I have to save it all. If you’ve been following this project, you know that I’m really only looking to create a time capsule—slices of life that tells a good enough … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, Pages for June 2018

Fun with Gina K. Designs Foil-Mates

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Hello month of July, the month of all things hot and right now, foil is a hot trend that I am just starting to dabble in. Today, I’m sharing a simple card (or two!) using some of the fun Foil-Mates products from Gina K. Designs and Therm O Web. I would like to say for the record, the shot above … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFun with Gina K. Designs Foil-Mates

Pixel to Page: Grad Hybrid Scrapbooking Layout

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High school is now part of the Zielske family’s collective past, as Coleman has checked that box off in the To Do list of his life and yes, you know it, I had to scrapbook it. True story: Cole was kind of done with high school before his senior year even started. He worked really hard during his junior year … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Grad Hybrid Scrapbooking Layout

Love You Word + Shadow die two ways

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Today I’m sharing two card projects featuring a word and shadow die set that I designed for Simon Says Stamp. I really love the whole word die/shadow die combo! This particular die cuts out the love, Y, O and U as separate dies, and you ground them on the shadow layer. I kept my word die layer together, rather than … Read More

Cathy ZielskeLove You Word + Shadow die two ways

Scrapbook Your Year, Pages for May 2018

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Oh, May… you joyous little month, you! I can confidently say it will go down in history as one of the most exciting (and busiest!) months on record in Zielske life to date. And I loved every minute of it! PHOTOS TAKEN: 1,614 (I know, crazy, right? But there were two tournaments and a graduation! Mama still needs to cull … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, Pages for May 2018

The summer issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today is available today!

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It’s new issue day for Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine! Our summer issue is packed with scrapbooking and card inspiration to get your summer off to a crafty start (if it hasn’t already!) I’m excited to share pages from my Design Your Story column this month, which are all about documenting milestones. (See the Coley layout supplies listed at the … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThe summer issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today is available today!

Thank You Two Ways (a Simon Says Stamp Good Vibes product release!)

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The new Good Vibes release at Simon Says Stamp is going strong and today I have two cards to share today featuring a brand new alpha die set from me (on reserve until July 15), a cool, geometric background stamp and a fun stencil. One card uses the negative space and the other, the positive. A bit of crafty yin … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThank You Two Ways (a Simon Says Stamp Good Vibes product release!)