Hahnemühle Calendar Painting Competition 2019 is Open!

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Recently I’ve been using the beautiful papers from  Hahnemühle FineArt! They have such wonderful papers and I have been experimenting and putting the papers through their paces. Having a wonderful time! And now I have something new to focus on for a bit – Hahnemühle has announced their Calendar Painting Competition for 2019! The theme this year is… Continue Reading



Christmas Gift Options From My Etsy Store

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 If you are interested in a giveaway for a copy of my book Tangle Starts, my friend Jennifer McLean is hosting a giveaway on her blog  Just Add Water Silly.  You can read the post and enter by going to this link.  There is one more day in the giveaway. You can read more about my… Continue Reading


Huge Christmas Sale in My Etsy Store

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 The Creator’s Leaf on Etsy  is where I am trying to make Christmas happen! (You can just click that pink link and go straight to the store, if you wish.) In fact, I just reduced the price on almost every item in the store, and I added about 10 more gift sets. Such as this one… Continue Reading


Blog Hop to Win Tangle Starts!

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 Yay!!! You have yet another opportunity to win a copy of Tangle Starts –  My first solo book in the Artangleology Series!  This is just one of the things you can do with Tangle Starts. It is literally this – a collection of beautiful backgrounds upon which you can create art. Whether tangling, drawing, art journaling,  or making… Continue Reading


Stocking Stuffers and Gifts in My Etsy Store

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 The holidays are upon us and Christmas will be here before you know it! In fact it’s just 6 weeks away.  This year I have added an entire section to my Etsy store –  TheCreatorsLeaf –  just for Christmas and stocking stuffer items.  And I apologize right now for the photo heavy post. I wanted to… Continue Reading


Big BOOK CLEARANCE in My Etsy Store

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I am getting out of the Zentangle® and tangling book business in my Etsy store. I have combined them into groupings and have listed them at a huge discount! All sets are 50-70% off the original prices. If not more. Make my day and buy my books. Hahaha! Here are a few of the sets… Continue Reading


Goodbye 2016

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   From our winter wonderland that we call home, our very own land of Narnia in Maine, we say goodbye to 2016. There were many negative things that happened in 2016. Many people we loved are now gone. We will miss them and we will carry on. Because that is what you do. You remember… Continue Reading


It’s Another Tangle It! Giveaway!

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GIVEAWAY!!!! GIVEAWAY!!! I am giving away a fabulous Tangle It! Planner on Facebook! Jane Eileen invited me to host a giveaway in her Facebook Group Zentangle: Tangled & Journaled, Too! Just click that pink link and you will go straight to the wall  where the giveaway is being ran.  Find the post and simply leave… Continue Reading


Get Your Coloring Page Published

Would you like your work published in a book?  Want a free copy of the next book  in our  Tangle It! series? Get out your pens and start drawing! To begin the New Year, the Simalinas – Alice Hendon, Ina Sonnenmoser, and Simona Cordara  –   came up with the awesome idea to hold a competition. A coloring page competition!… Continue Reading