Pretty Pink Posh Best Friends Forever (a simple card project!)

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Today I’m sharing  a card for those of you who want to dabble in simple techniques without being overwhelmed. Now I use the word ‘simple’ loosely. It’s funny how a simple card can take a 10+ minute video to demonstrate, but it really does feature some basic techniques (and you’ll get to see some examples of my Copic marker hot … Read More

Cathy ZielskePretty Pink Posh Best Friends Forever (a simple card project!)

Studio Katia Blog Hop: Under the Sea

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  I’m happy to be part of Studio Katia’s May Release blog hop today and I have a card that is making me very happy because I believe it falls into the “Oh, for cuuuuuute!” category. If you’ve just arrived here from Anna’s blog, welcome to my little corner of the internet! Now let’s jump into the card project. I’m … Read More

Cathy ZielskeStudio Katia Blog Hop: Under the Sea

Many Congrats Card featuring Lawn Fawn Stamps + Dies

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Today I’m sharing a simple card using a small stamp set (and coordinating dies!) from Lawn Fawn. If you’re looking for a fun, entry-level card project, this one would be a great way to dabble in some fun but do-able techniques with a stamp set that has a great price point. The stamp set I’m using today is the How … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMany Congrats Card featuring Lawn Fawn Stamps + Dies

Introducing your 2018 D3 National Women’s Collegiate Ultimate Champions

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Last weekend the St. Olaf Vortex won the D3 Collegiate National Ultimate Championships in Rockford, Illinois, in an inspiring display of teamwork and grit. I was lucky enough to be one of the spectators and I can tell you that it was one of the most exciting weekend of sports I’ve ever seen. Also, apparently Vortex loves the grind. Coming … Read More

Cathy ZielskeIntroducing your 2018 D3 National Women’s Collegiate Ultimate Champions

Pixel to Page: Grateful For This Scrapbook Page

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I’m just going to say it: I love this page. Something has been happening with me lately. And that something is rediscovering how fun scrapbook page design can be. I realize this is basically my thing that I’m most known for and how I’ve made my living for the past several years, but sometimes I forget how much fun designing … Read More

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Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Blog Hop: Inlaid Floral Die for Spring

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Welcome to the next stop on the Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine blog hop release! You should have arrived here from the one and only Jennifer McGuire, and if you’re new to my blog, welcome! The card I’m sharing today features three new Simon Says Stamp products: the Flower Cluster die, the Four Seasons stamp set and the Four Seasons … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Blog Hop: Inlaid Floral Die for Spring

Pixel to Page: Time Flies (How to turn template elements into cut files)

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Be still, my heart. It is true, you know, that the days are long but the years are short. I have been immersed in nostalgia as I prepare for my son’s high school graduation in less than a month. I decided to create a layout using some of the photos that appeared on his graduation announcement. I started this hybrid … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Time Flies (How to turn template elements into cut files)

Pretty Pink Posh May Blog Hop: Life is Better Shaker Card

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Hello friends! Today I’m so happy to be part of the Pretty Pink Posh May Blog hop! There are some darling new stamps and dies and today I’ll be sharing a shaker card using a few of the new sets! If you’ve just arrived here from Lexa’s blog, welcome! This is only the second shaker card I’ve made and true … Read More

Cathy ZielskePretty Pink Posh May Blog Hop: Life is Better Shaker Card

Rad Grad Graduation Cards (Revisiting acrylic block stamping)

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Today I’m revisiting a technique I have recently shared here on my blog (see this card) because I really believe you don’t have to reinvent the wheel every time you create! Who’s with me on this? I think using acrylic blocks to stamp a background is a really easy and fun way to create something beautiful and watercolor-y, but that … Read More

Cathy ZielskeRad Grad Graduation Cards (Revisiting acrylic block stamping)

Present Participle List for May 2018

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The roller coaster that is May is off and running. The next five weeks will be, oh, how do you say… busy! Here are few things that are happening right now: Photo by Margie Scherschligt Planning Cole’s grad party. Yep. My baby is graduating from high school. And right after that, we’re throwing a party. And right after that he … Read More

Cathy ZielskePresent Participle List for May 2018