CZT – Here I Come!

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When you read this, Kali and I will be in the air flying north. We have a lay-over in Baltimore, where Kali will be getting off to visit friends and I will be changing planes and heading to Rhode Island. I have several days’ worth of training next week to become a CZT – a… Continue Reading


Love the Beach!

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I was looking back through books, getting my artwork ready to head to Rhode Island tomorrow morning, and I came across these two pages in my smash journal. I haven’t posted these before. I drew these back at the very beginning – this was one of the first drawings I did using zentangle patterns. Some… Continue Reading


Brayd With the Diva, A String, and Inspiration

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I apologize up front because I am going to use this tangled tile for three challenges this week – I have never done this before.  I am feeling the stress this week – I am leaving town in two days for almost a week and I am nowhere near being ready. So, up first is… Continue Reading


Books I’ve Read

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Books I’ve Read in 2015 A Time to Endure, Kyle Pratt Only My Love, Jo Goodman Only In My Arms, Jo Goodman Always In My Dreams, Jo Goodman Forever In My Heart, Jo Goodman My Heart’s Desire, Jo Goodman   Books I’ve Read in 2014 Cut-Out, Special Ops Series, Bob Mayer The Barefoot Bride, Joan… Continue Reading


In Honor Of . . . My Dad, Zendala Dare #17

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The Zendala Dare’s challenge this week is to honor someone who has been touched by cancer – either still fighting, or someone who lost the battle. She gave us this template: and asked us to keep that someone special in mind as we tangled this mandala.  I thought about that one for a few minutes…. Continue Reading


Newness on the Horizon

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Last week I posted about some watercolor fun I was having. I took one of those tiles and drew this sunflower. Lots of things going on in my life right now – kind of stressful. There is a lot of things I need to be doing and not enough time to complete them all. Last… Continue Reading


Hached – A New Pattern

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Hached. There are similar patterns to this one – I don’t think I’ve seen one exactly like this. Simple to do, good for borders, you could even run it in rows. Here are two examples showing Hached at work. Simple pattern – looks great in a straight line, looks great on the curves. Have fun!… Continue Reading


Pipez – A New Tangle Pattern

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Pipez – though I typically use this pattern with steampunk, I’m sure it could be used in many other ways. Here are some examples: A variation – laying pipez on its side and making it a metal wall. Another variation – changing the slant of some of the dividers. I hope you enjoy pipez. I’d… Continue Reading


Blox – A New Pattern

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Blox – there are other wall tangles out there, but I haven’t seen one exactly like this. I’ve used it in steampunk, but also as background and filler. Here are some ideas: Above is a variation of blox – simply leaving out the corners. This is one of my favorites! It was also one of… Continue Reading


It’s All About the Pink!

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This week at Inspiration Avenue, Cindy of Cottage Remnant is hosting the challenge. (She’s also been very busy revamping/re-constructing my blog :). For the challenge – Cindy chose Perfectly P!NK, and if you visit her blog you will see why. This is my finished project. A little different from what I’m used to, but I like… Continue Reading