Always Be You (Distress Oxides + Butterfly Dies)

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Ever make something and sit back and say, “OH, for cuuuuuuuuuute!”? I don’t feel I’m being overly cocky when I tell you this happens to me a lot. It’s been happening for years as a scrapbooker and now it continues as I’ve added cards into the creative mix. As a graphic designer by trade, I should be making visually pleasing … Read More

Cathy ZielskeAlways Be You (Distress Oxides + Butterfly Dies)

Card Share + Tutorial: Guest designing for Neat & Tangled

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This month I’m honored to have been invited to be a guest designer for Neat & Tangled. This company was one of the very first stamp makers with whom I fell in love, all because of this card project from the one and only Laura Bassen. (This was my take on Laura’s awesome card!) Today’s card is all about the … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Share + Tutorial: Guest designing for Neat & Tangled

Simon Says Stamp Fluttering By Blog Hop

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Hey friends! I’m so happy to be a part of the new Simon Says Stamp Fluttering By Blog Hop! We have so much crafty goodness in the hop today and I’m excited to share my card. Hopefully you have arrived here from the amazing Kristina Werner’s blog! If you are new to my blog, I welcome you warmly. Shall we … Read More

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Pixel to Page: This Story (Hybrid Scrapbooking Process Video)

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As my son’s senior year is winding down, I realized I have a few stories to tell that really are my story to share. And one of the stories I wanted to document is that I’ve gotten better at being a mom. Now I don’t say this in a cocky way, my friends. Not at all. I say this in … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: This Story (Hybrid Scrapbooking Process Video)

It’s My One Year Cardversary! (I’m celebrating with a giveaway and a video tutorial!)

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It was roughly one year ago that I, Cathy Zielske, being of sound mind and crafty body, decided to start making some cards. In early March of 2017, Stampin’ Up sent me their Big Shot machine, along with a few Framelits dies, and I made this magical card you see here for an 11th birthday celebration at Scrapbook & Cards … Read More

Cathy ZielskeIt’s My One Year Cardversary! (I’m celebrating with a giveaway and a video tutorial!)

Pixel to Page: Grateful (hybrid process scrapbooking video)

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I know. It seems like all I ever do anymore is make cards. There would be some truth to that right now. It’s kind of like that new relationship… you know? When you are first together and you simply can’t get enough of each other? That is me. And cards. But a few weeks back, I had an idea for … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Grateful (hybrid process scrapbooking video)

Simon Says Stamp Best Days Blog Hop Card + Tutorial—Sweet Elephants dies

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Hi friends! Today is the Simon Says Stamp Best Days new release Blog Hop day! This is my first ever blog hop with the team at Simon and I’m really excited to be included with this amazing group of card makers and designers. I’m also excited to have a few of my own new releases included in the big release … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimon Says Stamp Best Days Blog Hop Card + Tutorial—Sweet Elephants dies

Card Tutorial: Hello Squeakheart (guest designing for Heffy Doodle)

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Today I’m happy to be guest designing for Heffy Doodle using one of their charming new spring collections, Hello Squeak Heart. Cute, punny and above all, right in my wheelhouse (no pun intended) for simple stamping and Copic coloring because hey! I can do gray markers, people! I knew I wanted to do a little scene with three punched out … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Tutorial: Hello Squeakheart (guest designing for Heffy Doodle)

Card Video: Have a Beautiful Day

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It seems that every time I do a card, I get to try something new that I haven’t done before and today’s card share is all about masking. Masking, where you cover up an area before adding ink of some sort to your card, is pretty much like magic to me and today’s card gave me a chance to practice. … Read More

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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