Scrapbook Your Year, pages for April 2018

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Now that summer is here, graduations have passed and ultimate tournaments are over (for now!), I have a bit of time to catch up on my year long album project. Turns out, because of said ultimate tournaments, I took a whole mess of shots, as I am wont to do with my big assed rented lens. But I decided to … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, pages for April 2018

Star Stream Thank You Card

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With the high school ultimate season (and high school, in general!) over, I find myself in need of two thank you cards for the awesome coaches who headed up our school’s program for the past two years. And the kicker? The team name? The Great River Stars. Guess who had a die for that? Um, yes. Me. I do. Because … Read More

Cathy ZielskeStar Stream Thank You Card

And exhale

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She competed (and won) at Nationals. He had a major tournament. He secured a teaching job for 2018/19. She graduated from St. Olaf college. He competed at the state championships. He graduated from high school. We threw a party. And this morning, as I write this, I feel like I can finally exhale. It’s like that scene in Jerry McGuire, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeAnd exhale

Shell-ebrate Card (with some video singing!)

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Today I’m sharing a simple card in theory, but this simple design has lots of moving parts that all add up to one thing: a cuteness celebration. Wait. Strike that. A cuteness SHELL-ebration. I had no idea when I entered the card making world that I, Cathy Zielske, would become a fan of all things punny. But why resist? Life … Read More

Cathy ZielskeShell-ebrate Card (with some video singing!)

Gina K Designs + CZ Design = True Love always (a bouquet card project)

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I’m loving the card I’m sharing today so much because it involves something I truly adore: anything by Gina K. Designs! Gina recently release a new stamp and die bundle called Anemone Wishes and when I saw what people were making with it, I had to pop that sucker right into my cart and hit “Buy”. I knew I wanted … Read More

Cathy ZielskeGina K Designs + CZ Design = True Love always (a bouquet card project)

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

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Grateful For This Scrapbook Page