Using your scraps and leftovers (a card bonus!)

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Just yesterday I shared a card I made featuring some simple techniques and lots of clean white space. While I was cleaning up from making the card (and yes, I create a surprising amount of chaos for just a single card), I noticed the scrap of paper from which I had cut the butterfly for my card project. In the video, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeUsing your scraps and leftovers (a card bonus!)

CZ Loves… Gina K. Designs Cardstock and Ink (and she’s just released new colors!)

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I’ve decided to start a new blog series called CZ Loves. I realize it may seem cocky to refer to myself in the third person, but people, I’m 52. I believe I’ve reached the point in life where self-referential stuff is not only okay, but quite possibly even demanded of me. First off you should know two things: 1) I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCZ Loves… Gina K. Designs Cardstock and Ink (and she’s just released new colors!)

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

A Simple theme for holiday tags

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Every year I like to create a themed look for packages and tags. And I should say that is something I aspire to do but rarely actually do! So this year I did set out to create a theme for my tags, even if all of my gifts will be a mishmash of all sorts of wrapping papers and recyclable … Read More

Cathy ZielskeA Simple theme for holiday tags

Make the tiniest holiday tags for maximum cuteness

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I have been waiting for December, not only because it’s an awesome month and I knew I would be getting my cast off, but mostly so that I could finally start using my adorable Tiny Tags dies and Tiny Tags Sayings stamps. Because let’s just say it together: oh, for cute! These stamps and dies are two things: 1) tiny, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake the tiniest holiday tags for maximum cuteness