Sunny Days Ahead with Simon Says Stamp (a blog hop!)

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials196 Comments

It’s blog hop day for the brand new Sunny Days Ahead release at Simon Says Stamp. I’m so happy to join in the creative fun today! I have two card project to share featuring a fun technique—dry embossing using a stencil! I love the subtle texture it adds to any piece of cardstock or patterned paper. Here is my video … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSunny Days Ahead with Simon Says Stamp (a blog hop!)

Grad cards ideas (a new release from Simon Says Stamp)

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials7 Comments

I’m so happy to be part of a brand new release today from Simon Says Stamp! Our Sunny Days Ahead release will begin shipping today, as Simon has been approved to resume shipping operations. I’m sharing two graduation-themed cards today, featuring some of my brand new additions to the CZ Design stamp and die collection. Graduation season for 2020 is … Read More

Cathy ZielskeGrad cards ideas (a new release from Simon Says Stamp)

More customized grad cards

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials13 Comments

I recently shared a high school graduation card I made for my niece using the Pinkfresh Studio Adore Alpha dies. This die set has been a hard one to get ahold of but I wanted to share one more card project using the same set as I have more graduations coming and more customization in mind. I have a relative … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMore customized grad cards

Customized Graduation Card

Cathy ZielskeCards, Tutorials14 Comments

Graduation season is almost here and after finding out that my niece had committed to a school just a stone’s throw from my favorite city in the world (Seattle), I wanted to create a custom grad card to celebrate her chosen institution of higher learning (Pacific Lutheran University). I thought it would be fun to try out a watercolor technique … Read More

Cathy ZielskeCustomized Graduation Card