Pixel to Page: Blast from the Past Hybrid Scrapbook Page

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials19 Comments

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I have been starting the very initial stages of Marie Kondo-ing the crap out of my life. While I have only seen one episode of her new Netflix Series, it has inspired me to begin in a logical place: my closet. And let me tell you this: I have only just begun to clean. That said, one thing that lives … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Blast from the Past Hybrid Scrapbook Page

Peace & Love: Distress Ink Painting + Real World Color Inspiration

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials7 Comments

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Are you ever stumped for ideas on color? Even as a person who has worked in design for, oh, 28 years now—yes, I’m seasoned, ladies—I have always been challenged by choosing color combinations. Usually, my guide is the color wheel and that’s it. If it doesn’t make sense on the wheel, I don’t try it. But then I saw this … Read More

Cathy ZielskePeace & Love: Distress Ink Painting + Real World Color Inspiration

Scrapbook Your Year 2018, a walk-thru video of my finished album

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials11 Comments

My year-long scrapbooking project, Scrapbook Your Year, has yielded another volume of memories and is now in printed form. It’s always so cool to get the 12 x 12 book in hand because for most of this project, it’s just me and layered templates and photos. There is such a joy in seeing it all come together in printed form. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year 2018, a walk-thru video of my finished album

Pixel to Page: Love This Story (fun with Distress Oxide Sprays)

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials19 Comments

I’ve been feeling the scrapbooking groove of late, especially when finding ways to combine supplies I would normally use for card making on my scrapbook pages. Today’s said product: brand new Distress Oxide Sprays from Tim Holtz. Now if you know me, I’m not exactly know for splattering on my layouts, but cardmaking has emboldened me to try things I … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Love This Story (fun with Distress Oxide Sprays)

Pixel to Page: Currently (scrapbook page + process video)

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Two things are true: 1) I love scrapbooking, and 2) I hate proofreading. It’s been a while since I shared a new layout and today’s page is making me all kinds of happy. At least it was until I was taking photos of it and there it was: a typo in the journaling.* But if you know me, you know … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Currently (scrapbook page + process video)

Valentines Two Ways: Simple & a Bit Stepped Up

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials11 Comments

I’m challenging myself in 2019 to do more with the supplies I have and one way I can do this is to show multiple cards that are created with essentially the same products and supplies. I can’t promise you I’ll do this every time because holy crap, apparently it takes longer plan out and film two at a time. (Still … Read More

Cathy ZielskeValentines Two Ways: Simple & a Bit Stepped Up

DIY Holiday Card on a Budget (using a template and Photoshop!)

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If you’re like me, you like to get a jump on your holiday cards, and this is why so many of us like to use services to print our cards. I’m a fan of those companies like everyone else, but I’m not a fan of the price. My solution is to design my own holiday card, print it at more … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDIY Holiday Card on a Budget (using a template and Photoshop!)

An exclusive holiday card kit from Simon Says Stamp + a blog hop!

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There is a brand spankin’ new holiday card kit from Simon Says Stamp out today. This is an exclusive release that is not part of the regular Simon Says Stamp kit subscription, and when it’s gone, baby, you know the drill. Today, we’ve got a blog hop to share lots of fun ideas for how to play with it! I … Read More

Cathy ZielskeAn exclusive holiday card kit from Simon Says Stamp + a blog hop!

Simple Holiday Table Place Cards

Cathy ZielskeCrafts, Tutorials4 Comments

The holidays are coming and it’s generally the time of year when you as The Crafty One, are expected to, well, you know… DO crafty things. Today, I’ve got the perfect little crafty holiday table setting place card and the great thing is, you really don’t have to be all that crafty to succeed. Plus, you can customize the reverse … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimple Holiday Table Place Cards

Simple Liquid Watercolor + Die Cut Birthday Card

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials9 Comments

Today’s card project is all about these lovely liquid watercolors from Pinkfresh Studio. I’d been coveting them for a while, so I decided to order some and get started on a simple card project. This card also features one of the very first word dies I created for my line at Simon Says Stamp, Yays. I realized the other day … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSimple Liquid Watercolor + Die Cut Birthday Card