Scrapbook Your Year, a year-end wrap up + workshop sale

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A few things conspired to get in the way of my year-long memory keeping project. One, a broken hand (now totally on the mend) and two, just life in general. My annual memory keeping project, based on my Scrapbook Your Year class, has finally wrapped for 2017 and I will be placing an order for my printed book this week. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, a year-end wrap up + workshop sale

A quick visit to the motherland

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Many of you may already know this but I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest in a now not-so-small town north of Seattle called Everett. I lived there until I was 19 and I’m sure if the events of my life hadn’t unfolded in the way they have (move to Texas, meet a boy from Minnesota, have babies … Read More

Cathy ZielskeA quick visit to the motherland

New Stamp + Die Releases for January 2018

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I’m super happy to share with you all of my new releases at Simon Says Stamp for January! I’ve got a video walk through as well as images below of all of the new releases! Plus, I’ve got a video tutorial featuring the sweet little Valentine’s Card you see above. (It’s the first tutorial I’ve done since breaking my hand … Read More

Cathy ZielskeNew Stamp + Die Releases for January 2018

Why I keep showing up

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My new e-course is live and humming along for 2018. The class is called Fit 2018 and I have a story to tell you about this class that goes something like this: I wasn’t going to do it this year. Here’s why. There are two reasons, but the first being the feeling that I wasn’t really walking the walk and … Read More

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My Top 10 Card Making Tools/Products of 2017

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2017 was a monumental year in crafting for me as it will go down in the annals of CZ Craft History as: The Year I Discovered Card Making. [ cue choir of angels here ] And as a new card maker, I get asked all the time what got me hooked and what I needed to really get started. Anyone … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMy Top 10 Card Making Tools/Products of 2017

Giveaway: Win a 30-page hardcover book from AdoramaPix (giveaway is now closed; winner revealed!)

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Today I’m excited to be partnering with AdoramaPix.com for a giveaway! Enter for a chance to win a 30-page, 12 x 12 hard cover book (a $94.99 value) with your choice of either luster or silk paper. I have been using AdoramaPix.com to print my year long Scrapbook Your Year albums for the past three years and the results are … Read More

Cathy ZielskeGiveaway: Win a 30-page hardcover book from AdoramaPix (giveaway is now closed; winner revealed!)

File this idea away for next holiday season

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If you’re like a number of modern-day families, you might just be providing Spotify premium for the entire group. Gone are the easy days of tucking an iTunes gift card into a stocking, at least it sure is from my kids. This Christmas, I just wanted to remind my children that I am giving them one more year of commercial-free, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFile this idea away for next holiday season

FREE 3 X 4 CARD DOWNLOAD: THE MERRY CARD SERIES 05

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Today I’m sharing my final free 3 x 4 cards in my Merry Card Series for 2017. I hope this is the start of a new tradition for me every year around the holidays. It’s been fun to design card specifically for my own December Daily album, and it’s much easier than designing a complete and coordinated set, if I’m … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFREE 3 X 4 CARD DOWNLOAD: THE MERRY CARD SERIES 05

December Daily: video share, part two + a free download

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Last week I shared a blog post with photos from my December daily album and over the weekend I filmed a video flip through to show you a bit more of where I’m at so far in the process! One of my goals is to make this work for me and my style which usually means keeping it pretty simple. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily: video share, part two + a free download

Join me for a year of self-care in Fit 2018

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Today I’m excited to announce that registration opens for my year-long workshop devoted to tracking and documenting your self care, Fit 2018. This marks my seventh year of offering a course designed to help you basically check in with your self every month and work towards doing what is best for your personal health and fitness. Through tracking, monthly messages … Read More

Cathy ZielskeJoin me for a year of self-care in Fit 2018