Pieces of Me Scrapbook Layout (the Ali Edwards Pieces of Us Self-Portrait Challenge)

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Scrapbooking, Tutorials8 Comments

Today I’m sharing a scrapbook layout plus some free downloads that were inspired by Ali Edwards’ recent Pieces of Us Self Portrait challenge. First things first: I created some free cut files using Ali’s digital art that you can use for page titles. Get them on her blog by clicking here. I have two files to share with you, as … Read More

Cathy ZielskePieces of Me Scrapbook Layout (the Ali Edwards Pieces of Us Self-Portrait Challenge)

How to Create Your Own Custom Dividers for Clear Stamp + Die Storage (free download!)

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Tutorials10 Comments

If you’re like me and a new year (and heck, even a new decade!) get you wanting to refresh your craft organization, then today I have a fun free download to help you tackle your clear stamp and die storage. When I started making cards in 2017, Jennifer McGuire was my guide to all things organization and I knew better … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHow to Create Your Own Custom Dividers for Clear Stamp + Die Storage (free download!)

Print custom photo sizes with your Epson PictureMate PM-400

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Tutorials5 Comments

I recently learned how to print custom photo sizes using my Epson PictureMate PM-400 thanks to my friend and designer extraordinaire Kerri Bradford. Because I am in love with the 3 x 8 December Daily album and page size, this was a revelation, and so I want to share that revelation with anyone else who, like me, may not have … Read More

Cathy ZielskePrint custom photo sizes with your Epson PictureMate PM-400

Free Clean Line Modern Trees Holiday Printable

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads15 Comments

Looking for a simple holiday print to pop into a frame this December season? I was, and I wasn’t finding anything I liked, so I designed one myself! And I would like you to have it for free: You’ll find three sizes in the digital package: 11 x 14, 5 x 7 and 3 x 4. Just open the file … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFree Clean Line Modern Trees Holiday Printable

December Daily® Title Page Freebie

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Scrapbooking12 Comments

Many of you are kicking off your December Daily scrapbooking projects today! My friend Ali has been leading this project for many years now, and I’ve been joining in since 2011. I was feeling a bit behind as I had not even opened the box until yesterday but with a fun idea I copied from my friend Kristina Werner (see … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily® Title Page Freebie

Free Download: Reusable Project Planner

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads20 Comments

Today’s free download is designed for crafty planner types! Meaning, if you like to plan projects, or you design for any number of stamp companies out there, I have a printable project planner divider that can be laminated and reused for each new project! I created this for myself because I was having trouble keeping track of deadlines. I have … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFree Download: Reusable Project Planner

Free Cut File + Template (An Ode to a Cabinet Hybrid Scrapbook Page)

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Scrapbooking, Tutorials9 Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a scrapbooking process video and today, not only do I have a video for you, but I also have a free electronic cut file and layered Photoshop template to inspire you to create and ode to something in your life! First things first, here are the free download packages. (Note: files are zipped … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFree Cut File + Template (An Ode to a Cabinet Hybrid Scrapbook Page)

Free Arteza Real Brush Markers Swatch Chart + a simple card project

Cathy ZielskeCards, Free Downloads27 Comments

Today I’m sharing a free 8.5 x 11 printable designed to let you swatch out the Arteza Real Brush Marker 48-pen set. First things first… the printable package: The package is a zipped file containing a printable PDF. You’ll need to open it with Acrobat Reader, or any app that will open PDFs. Next up, here’s a video showing me … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFree Arteza Real Brush Markers Swatch Chart + a simple card project

Crafty Notes with Gina K. Designs (painting and ink blending with dye inks!)

Cathy ZielskeCards, Free Downloads, Tutorials29 Comments

My sweet and talented from Gina from Gina K. Designs has a WONDERFUL new release out this week, including the cutest stamp set for crafty folks called, aptly, Crafty Notes! How cute are all those little crafty images? And you can also cut them out with coordinating dies. Such a fun set with so many images to stamp, color and … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCrafty Notes with Gina K. Designs (painting and ink blending with dye inks!)

December Daily® 2018 Page Shares

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Scrapbooking22 Comments

Today I’m sharing the start of my 2018 December Daily album project. This is my 7th year doing the project and I’m really grateful for the mind of my dear friend Ali Edwards for dreaming this thing up! I’m keeping it SUPER simple for 2018. I’m using Ali’s Main Kit and her adorable 3 x 8 Star Gaze Album.* I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily® 2018 Page Shares