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

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials26 Comments

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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)

How I Film My Tutorial Videos for YouTube (plus save 20% on Arkon phone mounts!)

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It feels like just yesterday when I posted my very first process card making video on YouTube. In reality, it was just over a year ago this month when I posted the first installment of Cathy Makes a Card (later, I dropped the Cathy Makes a Card nomenclature to be a bit more more descriptive in my video titles.) First … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHow I Film My Tutorial Videos for YouTube (plus save 20% on Arkon phone mounts!)

Budget-Friendly DIY Graduation (or any party) Announcement

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials12 Comments

Today I’ve got a brand new template for sale at Designer Digitals designed to help you create a cool, graphic announcement on a budget! Four years ago, I spent, oh… just under $200 (and actually, I think it was more than that once I bought the envelopes!) on printing my daughter’s graduation announcements. True, they were lovely (as you’ll see … Read More

Cathy ZielskeBudget-Friendly DIY Graduation (or any party) Announcement

Giveaway: Win a 30-page hardcover book from AdoramaPix (giveaway is now closed; winner revealed!)

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Today I’m excited to be partnering with AdoramaPix.com for a giveaway! Enter for a chance to win a 30-page, 12 x 12 hard cover book (a $94.99 value) with your choice of either luster or silk paper. I have been using AdoramaPix.com to print my year long Scrapbook Your Year albums for the past three years and the results are … Read More

Cathy ZielskeGiveaway: Win a 30-page hardcover book from AdoramaPix (giveaway is now closed; winner revealed!)

30 DAYS OF THANKFUL PAGE SHARES, PART 4

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And so this little gratitude album project is in the homestretch. Only four more days left in this month to complete the project and I’m happy to say that I am perfectly caught up with it. I make this a priority in November, even when I think I’ve made it through the day and I don’t have anything to be … Read More

Cathy Zielske30 DAYS OF THANKFUL PAGE SHARES, PART 4

Update from cast land

Cathy ZielskeCZ Life64 Comments

It’s been just over a week since I took a graceful plunge in my garage while attempting simple task of cleaning my vehicle. Last Friday I met with the orthopedist and he decided that a cast would be the best way to treat my injury. He looked me right in the eye and he said this, “If I were to … Read More

Cathy ZielskeUpdate from cast land

Mr. Z Goes to 6th Grade

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If you’ve been following along with the Zielske Family Story for the past year, you’ll know that Dan just completed his first year as an elementary school teacher, leaving behind a 27-year career in the coffee biz, a biz that kept this family with food on our table, health insurance cards in our pockets and a steady supply of superb caffeinated products at our disposal. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMr. Z Goes to 6th Grade