Hybrid Scrapbook Page Share + Process Video: Magnificent

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Oh, it feels good to make a hybrid layout, my crafty friends! Yes, I still scrapbook. No, not with the frequency that I once did, but saving photos and stories I want to remember will always be a passion of mine and today’s page celebrates that very love. My darling first born just returned from a month abroad and I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHybrid Scrapbook Page Share + Process Video: Magnificent

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

Cathy ZielskeVideo tutorial and card share featuring my new releases for November

Scrapbook Page Tutorial: Pixel to page, a hybrid process layout

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OH, did it feel good to scrapbook last week! I was having a horrible time with website problems (post about that will be forthcoming), so I made a page just for the joy of scrapbooking. The basic hybrid process—one that starts on the computer and ends with a paper scrapbook page—is really my go to memory keeping approach. This page … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Page Tutorial: Pixel to page, a hybrid process layout

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

Cathy ZielskeCard video: Non-traditional colors for Christmas

Simple Copic Coloring on Small Images

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For the past six months, I’ve slowly been adding to my Copic marker collection. At roughly $7.99 a pop, they can add up in a hurry, but boy, once you try coloring with them, you’ll probably see what all the fuss is about. However, I wanted to share a simple card for those of you who are thinking of getting … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimple Copic Coloring on Small Images

Rainbow Shaker Card and Video Tutorial

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I have taken another step on the ladder of card making, and this step is know as the Shaker Card Rung. Yes, after getting my hands on some recent sequin goodness from Pretty Pink Posh, I decided it was time to take the plunge. I know what you’re thinking: “But Cathy, how can someone who was goth in college make … Read More

Cathy ZielskeRainbow Shaker Card and Video Tutorial

Cathy Makes a Card No. 10: cardstock, dies and just a bit of stamping + coloring

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In the last installment of Cathy Makes a Card, I used an adorable stamp set and after loving the results, I thought, “Okay, what else can I do with it?” I mean, dies and stamps and all of this card-making accouterments is not cheap, so I figure I’d best do as many things with one set of supplies as possible. After … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCathy Makes a Card No. 10: cardstock, dies and just a bit of stamping + coloring

Cathy Makes a Card No. 09: Distress Oxides + Lawn Fawn stamps & dies

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Continuing with my foray into Distress Oxide land, today I’m sharing a card that’s pretty cute, if I do say so myself. And a few of you have commented on social media that it seems weird to hear me talk about cute stuff in crafting. I totally get that, but I mean… this Lawn Fawn stuff? There is literally no … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCathy Makes a Card No. 09: Distress Oxides + Lawn Fawn stamps & dies

Card Tutorial: Rainbow Distress Ink Stencil

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A few weeks back I made a card using my honey comb stencil from Hero Arts. A few weeks after that, I saw this video by the amazing Nicole Sporh and wanted to make something similar, but the only problem was the stencil she used in her video was already sold out. I remembered my honey comb stencil and the rest … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Tutorial: Rainbow Distress Ink Stencil

Card Tutorial: Polygon Watercolor Magic

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Today I’m sharing a card with you that I’m just a tiny bit obsessed with. It all started when I watched this video from the amazing Laura Bassen, and I decided I needed to master the use of the Polygon Cover Plate Die from Neat & Tangled. Today I have a tutorial showing you how I made this card using Distress … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Tutorial: Polygon Watercolor Magic