Learn how to hybrid (free template download + tutorial)

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Scrapbooking, Tutorials6 Comments

In my column for the winter issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today, I focused on telling stories without the perfect photos to accompany your words. I have always been a proponent of the idea that you really don’t need perfect shots to tell a story. The photo and the story together are the thing, you know? Context, friends. That is … Read More

Cathy ZielskeLearn how to hybrid (free template download + tutorial)

Scrapbook Your Year, my pages for January + February 2020

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With a little extra time on my hands these days, I figured it was time to get back into my year-long scrapbook project that I call Scrapbook Your Year. If you are unfamiliar with how I document life in the modern age, here is a video showing you last year’s finished, printed book:  The system is a simple, no-frills … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, my pages for January + February 2020

A video walk-thru of my 2019 year-long album of memories

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My printed album of 2019 memories is here and I’m happy to share a video walk-through with you today! This is my 4th year of doing this system and my 6th year of creating a printed book from digital content. Let me stop yapping. I yap enough here in the following clip: Thanks so much for watching and if you … Read More

Cathy ZielskeA video walk-thru of my 2019 year-long album of memories

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

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Scrapbooking, Tutorials10 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)

Scrapbook layout: Guest Post on the Scrapbook & Cards Today YouTube Channel

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Today I’ve got a guest blog post over on the Scrapbook & Cards Today blog and YouTube channel. I love the simple combination of big and small type elements on a layout and this design features my favorite letter days alongs with a big ampersand die and shadow layer. Here is a video tutorial showing you how I created this … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook layout: Guest Post on the Scrapbook & Cards Today YouTube Channel

Scrapbook Your Year Wrap-up for 2019 (+ a special 40% off sale!)

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Over the weekend, I wrapped up my year-long scrapbooking project which I call Scrapbook Your Year. I have been documenting my life via this method (and yes, my class teaches you how to do it!) for four years now. I was three months behind as of last Friday and I knocked out my October, November and December pages on Saturday … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year Wrap-up for 2019 (+ a special 40% off sale!)

December Daily Page Shares, Part 2

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Well memory keeping friends, I wrapped up my December Daily project on Boxing Day and wanted to share the second half of the album with a short video on my YouTube channel. So, without further ado, here’s the second half of my project: I keep it super simple and that makes it a lot easier to wrap it up. Even … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily Page Shares, Part 2

December Daily Page Shares, Part 1

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Today I’m going to start sharing a few of my December Daily pages for 2019. I tend to keep it SUPER simple most years. I use Ali’s 3 x 8 album and her Main Kit, and sprinkle in a few of my own designs and products. There is SO much in the kit and you can stretch the supplies well … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily Page Shares, Part 1

December Daily® Title Page Freebie

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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

Scrapbook Your Year, Pages for September 2019 (plus save 30% on the e-course behind the project!)

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I’m on a roll with my year-long scrapbooking! Today I’m sharing my pages for September 2019. I just finished up my August pages last week, and I figured I had a spare hour yesterday, ergo, album pages done. (And yes, it really takes me just about an hour to complete a month’s worth of memories. The reason? In the words of Frozen, I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year, Pages for September 2019 (plus save 30% on the e-course behind the project!)