Hero Arts 2018 Catalog Blog Hop + Giveaway!

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I’m so happy to be taking part today in the Hero Arts 2018 Catalog Blog Hop today! If you are arriving here from Yana Smakula’s website (and yes, she is an AMAZING act to follow!), I welcome you warmly to my little corner of the internet and will share my simple card with you! My card for today features the … Read More

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Card Video: Made with Love by Gina K Designs (a gorgeous set and an imperfectly perfect card share)

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A few weeks ago I shared a card I made on my Instagram account after watching a Gina K. Designs video on embossing and alcohol markers. A post shared by CZ Design (@czdesign) on Feb 3, 2018 at 7:20am PST I had a few questions asking about which markers I used, and by the time I shared the image I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Video: Made with Love by Gina K Designs (a gorgeous set and an imperfectly perfect card share)

Watercoloring with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers + a free printable swatch chart

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You know what they say, right? Another day, another crafty tool to covet? Well I decided to splurge last week on a 48-count box of Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and holy paint balls, I am so glad that I did.  The card I created above was the result of just playing around with the pens and I was … Read More

Cathy ZielskeWatercoloring with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers + a free printable swatch chart

Card Video: Die cut sentiment + embossing

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Oh, mama! Does it ever feel good to have both hands back into the crafty vibe! I’m still working on getting some of the strength back in the hand that broke, but it’s getting stronger all the time and that is a good thing. Today, I’m happy to share a new card that was inspired by my friend and a … 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

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A special holiday card offer for my readers from artifact uprising

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I got pretty organized this fall by ordering my holiday cards early. I think having a cast on made me panic, and I had to do things that were quick and easy! Enter holiday cards from Artifact Uprising. Anyone who’s read my blog for a while knows what a fan I am of the products offered by this design forward … Read More

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Pretty Pink Posh November 2017 Product Release Blog Hop! (Video Tutorial + Card Share)

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I’m super excited to be part of the blog hop for the November releases for Pretty Pink Posh. Hopefully, you’ve landed here from Shannon McComb’s blog! Welcome, if you’re new to my little corner of the internet! I adore PPP and their products, and the latest release is really sweet and fun. My card today features one of nature’s most … Read More

Cathy ZielskePretty Pink Posh November 2017 Product Release Blog Hop! (Video Tutorial + Card Share)

Video tutorial and card share featuring my new releases for November

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I’ve got brand new releases in my CZ Design collection at Simon Says Stamp out today! Lucky for me, I made a card last week before I broke my hand! So today I’m sharing a new card and video. One thing I realized, having been making cards since last April, was that I had very few straight up birthday stamp … Read More

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Card video: Non-traditional colors for Christmas

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Ever have the urge to play with colors that don’t technically line up with the established colors of a particular genre? What? Yes? ME TOO! And so, I say, go with what makes you happy. I was playing around with some new ink (Hot Mama from Simon Says Stamp, which I didn’t expect to be as purply as it is), … Read More

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Happy World Card Making Day, Y’all!

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It’s here. World Cardmaking Day. And this marks the very first WCD that has found me, Cathy Zielske, a firmly entrenched maker of said cards. I still cannot get over how much fun this stuff is. To celebrate this fine day, I’ve created a card that features many techniques I have learned lo these past many months! A little ink … Read More

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