Thankful for You Card Share

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials8 Comments

Not only am I launching a brand new class today, but a few new stamps and dies and today, I’m a guest on the Simon Says Stamp blog sharing one simple card project I made with some of my new products! I made a card a few weeks back using the same Oxide inks! Love this combo and the whole … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThankful for You Card Share


Cathy ZielskeCZ Life38 Comments

One of my favorite holidays has come and gone. Thanksgiving, you're totally awesome. This year it was our turn in the family rotation to host. We would officially be 13 people for dinner, but around 24 coming and going for snacks, drinks and drop ins. (Dan has four brothers and sisters and some were dining with their other families this … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThankful

My Thankful Album Project 2011

Cathy ZielskeCZ Life17 Comments

My second favorite holiday is just around the corner and this year we are hosting the Thanksgiving meal. Do you know what that means? It means as the host of the celebration, I get to keep this year's Thankful album. For the past few years, using an inexpensive 4 x 6 photo album, I've created journals of gratitude that include … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMy Thankful Album Project 2011

Make a Page Mondays No. 8

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking34 Comments

Welcome to the the eighth installment of Make a Page Monday. With Thanksgiving now a sweet, calorie-laden memory (one that I will be working off for days) I decided to make a simple page to note the holiday, but my story this year is one that even surprised me. (Click on the image to see larger in a new window) … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMake a Page Mondays No. 8

Project: A Gratitude Album for the Holidays

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking53 Comments

Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away, and this year I'm bringing back a project I did last year and plan to continue as part of my family's holiday tradition. Meet the Thankful 4 x 6 Album Project. This project is designed to let you create journaling cards to hand out at your Thanksgiving gathering (or any holiday get-together) so … Read More

Cathy ZielskeProject: A Gratitude Album for the Holidays

In the mood for a Thankful project? (and a giveaway?)

Cathy ZielskeCZ Life

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. There's no rush to buy gifts, no fireworks to illegally amass, no Easter baskets to fill. You just get to spend a day being thankful. And full. This year, I wanted to celebrate the season by taking that gratitude and showcasing it inside of a simple album that everyone in my family and … Read More

Cathy ZielskeIn the mood for a Thankful project? (and a giveaway?)

Hello STAMPtember® (a look at the brand new CZ Design releases!)

Cathy ZielskeCards10 Comments

It’s September 1st and that means one thing in crafty card making and stamping land: STAMPtember® is here! Not only that, but it is the TENTH anniversary of this amazing month of releases! I have so much to share with you today because in addition to all the AMAZING limited edition collaborations coming to Simon Says Stamp over the next … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHello STAMPtember® (a look at the brand new CZ Design releases!)

Scrapbook Your Year Pages for November & December 2018

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking2 Comments

It’s official: I have wrapped production on my 2018 album project that I call Scrapbook Your Year. I just finished up my November and December pages, which I’m sharing today and I’ll let you in on little secret: I was ready to wrap this year up. Do you ever feel that way with scrapbooking projects? That you just want ’em … Read More

Cathy ZielskeScrapbook Your Year Pages for November & December 2018

Free download: Let’s Get Merry 3 x 8 Half Circle

Cathy ZielskeFree Downloads40 Comments

Even though this month my scrapbook focus is on 30 Days of Thankful, I’m also gearing up to create my fifth December Daily album. There is a really awesome Facebook group for Ali’s December daily community, and it’s fun to see how excited people are and to see all of their preparations. One of the things I’ve seen is people … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFree download: Let’s Get Merry 3 x 8 Half Circle

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