Move More Eat WELL September 2011

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I know. Right now you're simultaneously hypnotized and blinded by the whiteness of my outer thigh, but let me be the first to say, "Neutrogena Ultimate Sport Sunblock Spray SPF 100+, you're welcome." It's the start of Month 21 of the Move More Eat Less chronicles, and we're kicking this one off with a bit of a change. And what's … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMove More Eat WELL September 2011

Rainbow Wreath Anniversary Card + fun stamps for your envelopes!

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There is a brand new release out from Simon Says Stamp today called Love You More, and I’m excited to share the products I’ve designed for this release! But before I get to that, I have to share the cards for today’s video on my YouTube channel, because I’m feeling two things: 1) I’m channeling a bit of one of … Read More

Cathy ZielskeRainbow Wreath Anniversary Card + fun stamps for your envelopes!

Create a mini album or book of messages (and save 30% on the e-course!)

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With school about to begin, I wanted to encourage anyone who likes combining photos and words to consider making a very simple scrapbook for the coming year. Today I’m putting my Messages to My… e-course on sale for 30% off for anyone who would like to learn how to create a mini album or book of words and images, either … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCreate a mini album or book of messages (and save 30% on the e-course!)

Peace & Joy card ( featuring a Tim Holtz STAMPtember exlusive collaboration!)

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Hello friends! Today I’m excited to share some card projects featuring the exclusive collaboration between Tim Holtz and Simon Says Stamp for STAMPtember 2018! Tim has created a huge red cling rubber stamp set featuring a host of lovely images and sentiments, as well as a set of four exclusive stencils! In my video today, I’ll walk you through my … Read More

Cathy ZielskePeace & Joy card ( featuring a Tim Holtz STAMPtember exlusive collaboration!)

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

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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)

Many Congrats Card featuring Lawn Fawn Stamps + Dies

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Today I’m sharing a simple card using a small stamp set (and coordinating dies!) from Lawn Fawn. If you’re looking for a fun, entry-level card project, this one would be a great way to dabble in some fun but do-able techniques with a stamp set that has a great price point. The stamp set I’m using today is the How … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMany Congrats Card featuring Lawn Fawn Stamps + Dies

Neat & Tangled 5th Birthday Blog Hop + Giveaway

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Well they say there is a first for everything and today I’m honored to be part of the 5th Birthday Bash Blog Hop for Neat & Tangled. Neat & Tangled, if you recall, is the company responsible for the Polygon Cover Plate die, and that die was yet one more stone in my Path to Becoming Obsessed with Cardmaking (see this post for the … Read More

Cathy ZielskeNeat & Tangled 5th Birthday Blog Hop + Giveaway

Looking forward to breathing

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Yesterday I went for a walk in the morning to the lake by my house and I realized that it was the first walk I’d taken to the lake this summer. It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I’m a bit of a homebody. I don’t require much variety in life. Sometimes I think it’s just garden variety … Read More

Cathy ZielskeLooking forward to breathing

The Great Album Swap-a-roo, Part Two

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When I last posted about the Great Album Swap-a-roo (I know, it was only about a week or so ago), I talked about how I was going to buy a few albums each month and proceed that way until I had all my basic 8.5 x 11 albums swapped. Then someone told me they heard the albums were going to be … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThe Great Album Swap-a-roo, Part Two

The Great Album Swap-a-roo

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It all started a few years back when my friend Ali remodeled her office. Seeing her albums all lined up in one, glorious uniform color made me swoon. A number of years back, I decided on a direction for my scrapbooks. I have always used 3-ring binders, but I decided to do what my other friend, Stacy, was doing and bought these … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThe Great Album Swap-a-roo