Simple Rainbow Stenciling

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Ever since getting my new Life Changing Brushes, I’ve been more inclined to play with ink blending and today’s card features a new stencil from Simon Says Stamp that makes ink blending pretty simple. My card project also features a brand new word and shadow die set from my CZ Design line. Someone (and I cannot for the life of … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimple Rainbow Stenciling

Simon Says Stamp Fun & Festive Blog Hop

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It’s blog hop time for Simon Says Stamp to celebrate the fantastic new Fun & Festive release! I’m really happy with the card project I’m sharing today. I haven’t done a lot of scene builders and this one, Winter Scene, is kind of adorable. Plus, check out that smoooooth blue background, friends. Yes. I did that. Me. I have had … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimon Says Stamp Fun & Festive Blog Hop

Fun & Festive, a fabulous release from Simon Says Stamp!

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It’s new release day at Simon Says Stamp and today I’m celebrating by sharing a card I created with my brand new Ornamental stamp set! This stamp set is designed to build ornaments, with an outline, the fill and all sorts of cute little images and text that fit inside the ornament, plus some larger holiday titles, too! I think … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFun & Festive, a fabulous release from Simon Says Stamp!

It’s World Cardmaking Day 2018! I’m trying something a little different.

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Happy World Cardmaking Day, my friends! This marks my 2nd year since starting to make cards wherein, much like International Scrapbook Day, I even knew it was a thing. It’s a thing! Today I’m trying something new: a sorta live video. Normally, I film my YouTube videos, drop out all of the audio, cut them up, splice them together, and … Read More

Cathy ZielskeIt’s World Cardmaking Day 2018! I’m trying something a little different.

Thankful for You Card Share

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Not only am I launching a brand new class today, but a few new stamps and dies and today, I’m a guest on the Simon Says Stamp blog sharing one simple card project I made with some of my new products! I made a card a few weeks back using the same Oxide inks! Love this combo and the whole … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThankful for You Card Share

Peace & Joy card ( featuring a Tim Holtz STAMPtember exlusive collaboration!)

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Hello friends! Today I’m excited to share some card projects featuring the exclusive collaboration between Tim Holtz and Simon Says Stamp for STAMPtember 2018! Tim has created a huge red cling rubber stamp set featuring a host of lovely images and sentiments, as well as a set of four exclusive stencils! In my video today, I’ll walk you through my … Read More

Cathy ZielskePeace & Joy card ( featuring a Tim Holtz STAMPtember exlusive collaboration!)

Thankful Leaves with Gina K. Designs & Therm O Web

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Today I’ve got a simple card featuring some brand new products from Gina K. Designs and Therm O Web. If you haven’t tried any of Gina’s products designed for the Stamp and Foil system, they really are fun and versatile and when you do that whole peel and reveal to see the shine, it never gets old. For this card … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThankful Leaves with Gina K. Designs & Therm O Web

Pretty Pink Posh Autumn Card Projects

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Hello friends! I’m so happy to be a part of the Pretty Pink Posh blog hop today! If you’re arriving here from the one and only Jennifer McGuire’s blog, I welcome you warmly to my corner of the internet. Fall is actually in the air here in the upper midwest that I call home, and this card is a way … Read More

Cathy ZielskePretty Pink Posh Autumn Card Projects

Happy Halloween (a STAMPtember® Card Project)

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It’s official: I love Simon Says Stamp’s STAMPtember®! This actually marks my second official STAMPtember, and last year, I had no idea what all the hype was. This year? I am nothing BUT hype. Or something. But the fun part is that there are so many fantastic new products out and then, all the STAMPtember exclusive collaborations are coming, too. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHappy Halloween (a STAMPtember® Card Project)

Birthday Numbers (A STAMPtember Kick Off Online Party)

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Today we are kicking off a big online party to celebrate Simon Says Stamp’s STAMPtember® month of exclusive products, ideas and inspiration! My card project for today features the brand new Birthday Numbers stamp set and coordinating dies and this 6 x 8 set is just so all purpose because: numbers. Whether you’re celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, dates—big numbers work for … Read More

Cathy ZielskeBirthday Numbers (A STAMPtember Kick Off Online Party)