Valentines Two Ways: Simple & a Bit Stepped Up

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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

Shell-ebrate Card (with some video singing!)

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Today I’m sharing a simple card in theory, but this simple design has lots of moving parts that all add up to one thing: a cuteness celebration. Wait. Strike that. A cuteness SHELL-ebration. I had no idea when I entered the card making world that I, Cathy Zielske, would become a fan of all things punny. But why resist? Life … Read More

Cathy ZielskeShell-ebrate Card (with some video singing!)

Card Share + Tutorial: Guest Designing for Neat & Tangled

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Today I’m sharing my third and final card as the guest designer for Neat & Tangled. And today’s card is kind of special. It’s the, how does one say, pièce de résistance? But specifically, it is my ode to the one and only Laura Bassen, one of my true card making idols and all around card magician. You see, a long … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Share + Tutorial: Guest Designing for Neat & Tangled

One more Distress Oxides + Butterfly Card and tutorial

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Because I am not through with butterflies and pink, orange and yellow, I have ONE more card to share today and THIS one, I’m fairly certain, will be going to my mama come Mother’s Day! If you recall, I made this card, and this card from the scraps of that card, and now I have the card I’m sharing today, … Read More

Cathy ZielskeOne more Distress Oxides + Butterfly Card and tutorial

Always Be You (Distress Oxides + Butterfly Dies)

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Ever make something and sit back and say, “OH, for cuuuuuuuuuute!”? I don’t feel I’m being overly cocky when I tell you this happens to me a lot. It’s been happening for years as a scrapbooker and now it continues as I’ve added cards into the creative mix. As a graphic designer by trade, I should be making visually pleasing … Read More

Cathy ZielskeAlways Be You (Distress Oxides + Butterfly Dies)

Card Video: Have a Beautiful Day

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It seems that every time I do a card, I get to try something new that I haven’t done before and today’s card share is all about masking. Masking, where you cover up an area before adding ink of some sort to your card, is pretty much like magic to me and today’s card gave me a chance to practice. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCard Video: Have a Beautiful Day

Cathy Makes a Card No. 09: Distress Oxides + Lawn Fawn stamps & dies

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Continuing with my foray into Distress Oxide land, today I’m sharing a card that’s pretty cute, if I do say so myself. And a few of you have commented on social media that it seems weird to hear me talk about cute stuff in crafting. I totally get that, but I mean… this Lawn Fawn stuff? There is literally no … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCathy Makes a Card No. 09: Distress Oxides + Lawn Fawn stamps & dies