Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Experiment #zebrapen

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 There are some new kids on the block and they wanted to come out and play this week! This play session started with some awesome Bamboo Mixed Media paper from  Hahnemühle! The German paper company has been around since 1584! On Hahnemühle’s history page you will see the statement: Paper Makes the Difference! Truer words were never… Continue Reading



5 Petals, New Tangle from the Tangle Starts Planner

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I was looking for something fun to post today and I thought – why not post a new tangle pattern from  my book the Tangle Starts Planner! 5 Petals is super easy to draw. You can fill that center in anyway you wish, sometimes I use Printemps instead of tipple. I just think tipple looks good with the… Continue Reading


Collections Pages in My Planner #zebrapen

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 Please allow me to shamelessly promote my books. Hahahaha! Specifically the  Tangle Starts Planner, Tangle Through the Year.  This book is available on Amazon all around the world and it is being really well received! You can combine planning, organizing, bullet journaling,  and tangling all in one location. I set many of the pages up with a dot grid… Continue Reading


Gelli Pull to Art Journal Page #zebrapen

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A couple weeks ago I attended some training in  Massachusetts called Jump Into January. We made so many fun, creative art pages. Above you see one that I completed there. It began as a gelli plate pull. One that I was not a fan of. So, I turned it into an art journal collage of… Continue Reading


Where is Stephen King?

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 Yesterday we expected it to snow all day. In fact, we expected it to snow through today. So what did we do? Mark decided we needed to go two hours away – to Bangor, Maine.  We started the morning off at our local diner. Grammy’s Country Inn is just a short drive from our house…. Continue Reading



Gelli Pulls at Jump and a Surprise

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 Last month I attended an art class in Massachusetts –  Jump Into January! The above image came about while we were playing with gelli plates, making various pulls with several color layers. On my plate I had several layers of greens, blues, and yellows. I placed a stencil of the face (Stencil Girl product) on top… Continue Reading



Beautiful Mama Dragon!

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 If you have followed my work for any length of time, you already know that I love dragons! And mostly I want them all to live here at Storybrooke Manor  with Mark and me. Hahaha! Seriously, I do!  Ina Sonnenmoser is one of the friends I collaborated with on the Tangle It! Book Series. Well, she… Continue Reading