A simple and efficient design + a quick video tutorial on using templates for hybrid pages

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SUPPLIES: Layered Template No. 21 (Cathy Zielske) • Blaine Paper Pack (Michelle Martin) • Classic Foundation Cardstock (Katie Pertiet) • Avenir font  I designed this page a few weeks back, after first creating a template for simple one-photo design. It makes me happy for several reasons: 1.The title is pretty dang adorable. 2. It lets me scrapbook one photo that … Read More

Cathy ZielskeA simple and efficient design + a quick video tutorial on using templates for hybrid pages

Video Tutorial: working with layered templates

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials61 Comments

I’ve been fielding a number of requests from blog readers that go something like this: “I like the idea of your templates, but I have absolutely no idea what to do with them, or how they work.” Let me say this: you and me? We’re not so different. Until January of this year, I had basically never worked with layered … Read More

Cathy ZielskeVideo Tutorial: working with layered templates

Video Tutorial: create at least one, or two , or two opposing rounded corners using Photoshop Elements

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A blog reader recently asked, “Cathy, how do you get some of the corners rounded in your designs, but not all of them?” and I thought it’d be a good idea for a quick video tutorial. For many moons, I did this effect of opposing or single rounded corners using an Apple script for use only in Adobe InDesign, the … Read More

Cathy ZielskeVideo Tutorial: create at least one, or two , or two opposing rounded corners using Photoshop Elements

Holiday Survival Tip Series Installment No. 1: Make Cards Early (Video Tutorial Blog)

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials74 Comments

I know what you’re thinking. “Cathy? What the? Halloween isn’t even here yet and you’re thinking Christmas cards already? That’s just messed up!” Au contraire, mes petit chiens… (I think I just called all of you little doggies in French, but keep in mind: my bad French aside, I love dogs.) Yes, I realize Halloween is just around the corner, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHoliday Survival Tip Series Installment No. 1: Make Cards Early (Video Tutorial Blog)

Tutorial: Create Your Own Photoshop Frame & Text Overlays

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Last week I posted another riveting installment of “This Day in Zielske History,” and one reader asked, “Hey Cathy, could you show us how you make those overlays? And I say, blog reader, yes! Here’s a video tutorial using Photoshop CS3, and below you’ll find a printable PDF with the corresponding step-by-step instructions. For those of you using Photoshop Elements, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeTutorial: Create Your Own Photoshop Frame & Text Overlays

I’m featured on Tuesday Tutorials (wanna see the outtakes and get a freebie download?)

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I’m providing the content today for Tuesday Tutorials over at Ali Edwards’ blog today. If you want to learn how to create multi-photo grids in Photoshop Elements, by all means, go check it out. Recording step-by-step videos takes time. I can’t tell you how many times I stumble over my words and have to re-record. Oh, heck… don’t take my … Read More

Cathy ZielskeI’m featured on Tuesday Tutorials (wanna see the outtakes and get a freebie download?)