Happy Birthday Floral Frame (a Neat & Tangled Blog hop)

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials90 Comments

card making at cathyzielske.com

Hello and welcome to a fun blog hop celebrating Neat & Tangled’s 6th birthday! Hopefully you’ve arrived here from the Neat & Tangled blog and if you’re new to my little corner of the internet, welcome! My card for the hop features a wonderful new Floral Frame stamp set and coordinating dies. I love this floral design and feel like … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHappy Birthday Floral Frame (a Neat & Tangled Blog hop)

Monochromatic Cards: I heart you

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials12 Comments

Clean and simple cards at cathyzielske.com

If you are ever stumped for color combinations for your cards, don’t overthink it, my crafty friends. Just go monochromatic! I have always loved doing this for my scrapbook pages and it turns out that it works for card, too! When I got my hands on this cute little Picture Book Crab die, I started playing with some ideas, but … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMonochromatic Cards: I heart you

Distress Ink Galaxy Card

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials9 Comments

card making at cathyzielske.com

You know how sometimes you make a card in record time and everything comes together like clockwork? This is not one of those cards. That said, I freaking LOVE this card and how it turned out so I wanted to share my process today in a slightly longer video (just over 15 minutes) because  I like to keep it real, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDistress Ink Galaxy Card

Simon Says Stamp Friendly Frolic Blog Hop

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials290 Comments

card making at cathyzielske.com

It’s blog hop time at Simon Says Stamp to celebrate the Friendly Frolic release! Today I have a card that is a little bit whimsical and little bit graphic. You should know I am not an expert of watercolor by any stretch, and so today I’m using Tim Holtz Distress Inks to color in a huge, sketchy flower and combining … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimon Says Stamp Friendly Frolic Blog Hop

Pixel to Page: Thanks, Stevie (hybrid scrapbook page)

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials13 Comments

Clean and simple scrapbooking at cathyzielske.com

If you have followed my story in recent weeks, you’ll know that my beloved Subaru Forester, Stevie, recently went head to head with a deer and emerged victorious. My husband and daughter walked away with only bruises and I have been feeling extremely grateful for a safe car that did her job to protect them. As I am wont to … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Thanks, Stevie (hybrid scrapbook page)

Pixel to Page: Grad Hybrid Scrapbooking Layout

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, TutorialsLeave a Comment

High school is now part of the Zielske family’s collective past, as Coleman has checked that box off in the To Do list of his life and yes, you know it, I had to scrapbook it. True story: Cole was kind of done with high school before his senior year even started. He worked really hard during his junior year … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Grad Hybrid Scrapbooking Layout

Studio Katia Blog Hop: Under the Sea

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials168 Comments

card tutorials at cathyzielske.com

  I’m happy to be part of Studio Katia’s May Release blog hop today and I have a card that is making me very happy because I believe it falls into the “Oh, for cuuuuuute!” category. If you’ve just arrived here from Anna’s blog, welcome to my little corner of the internet! Now let’s jump into the card project. I’m … Read More

Cathy ZielskeStudio Katia Blog Hop: Under the Sea

Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Blog Hop: Inlaid Floral Die for Spring

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials286 Comments

cathyzielske.com for simon says stamp

Welcome to the next stop on the Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine blog hop release! You should have arrived here from the one and only Jennifer McGuire, and if you’re new to my blog, welcome! The card I’m sharing today features three new Simon Says Stamp products: the Flower Cluster die, the Four Seasons stamp set and the Four Seasons … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Blog Hop: Inlaid Floral Die for Spring

Pixel to Page: Time Flies (How to turn template elements into cut files)

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials26 Comments

cathyzielske.com

Be still, my heart. It is true, you know, that the days are long but the years are short. I have been immersed in nostalgia as I prepare for my son’s high school graduation in less than a month. I decided to create a layout using some of the photos that appeared on his graduation announcement. I started this hybrid … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Time Flies (How to turn template elements into cut files)

Download a free cut file, template and watch a video tutorial

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads, Scrapbooking, Tutorials25 Comments

download your free cut file and template from cathyzielske.com!

It is the holiest of days for memory keepers… yes, it’s (inter) National Scrapbook Day and to celebrate, I made a page and then decided to turn it into a free download so that you may record a Magical Moment of your own! Let’s start with the free download, shall we? Click on the above image to start your download. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDownload a free cut file, template and watch a video tutorial