New Year’s Eve

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New Year’s Eve. It’s here already. This year has flown past. Seriously. A lot of changes have happened in my life, the biggest being the forming of Simalinas. This is a book company consisting of Ina Sonnenmoser of Germany, Simona Cordara of Italy, and myself. Since September, we have released four books – the Tangle… Continue Reading

Bow*Petal, a New Tangle!


Here is a new tangle for you to try. Bow*petal. It is fun, it is easy, and it always looks good.  Bow*petal made its debut in the Tangle It! Journal. (Available on Amazon, just click the pink link.)  I use lots of round elements in my tangling. Bow*petal fits in with geometrics and organics. Flexible and… Continue Reading


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Today in Maine it is supposed to be a high of 14 degrees, with a low of 9. Snow is imminent, if not already happening. If you follow my Facebook page, know that there will definitely be snow shots showing up there and on instagram. For sure. Hahaha! This ATC was colored with brusho color… Continue Reading

Holidays In Maine

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By the time you see this I will be in Maine. Relaxing and enjoying our new house. Sitting on the sectional, admiring my huge Christmas tree. Hahaha! Cause we finally have a home tall enough to house a ten foot tall tree! This ATC was made with postbox red and lemon zest Dylusions Ink Sprays. The… Continue Reading

Working On Some ATCs

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By this point all the Christmas gifts have been opened, all the cookies and cakes and pies have been devoured, Grandma and Grandpa have headed back home, and all the new toys have been played with and left laying around the living room floor. I hope you had a wonderful holiday spent with someone you… Continue Reading

Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas! I am in sunny Florida today where the high is expected to be 84 degrees this afternoon. Ugh! Tomorrow I head to Maine, where the high is expected to be 36 degrees. I can not wait!!!  Merry Christmas from our home in Maine. (Even though I won’t get there till tomorrow.)  I decorated… Continue Reading

Thursday String Idea #19

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 Welcome to another Thursday String Idea, and yes, I know it’s already Monday. Hahahaha!  If you saw my last post then you already know  the crazy, busy week I had week. Publishing three books in one week is an  awesome kind of crazy week to have! And even though it is almost here again, here is… Continue Reading

Big News! 3 New Books Just Released!


 This has been a super exciting week! Ina, Simona, and I have been busily working away on some incredible new tangly goodness for you! At the beginning of the week our Tangle It! Planner was released – the ultimate planner for tanglers: 101 brand new tangle patterns, monthly and weekly planner pages, weekly goals, challenges, project… Continue Reading

Thursday String Idea #18

 Here it is Thursday again, and once again I have a string ready. Will miracles never cease? Hahahahaha! I seem to like roundish strings, so here we are one more time – tangling in the round. (Should you like to print that tile out at 3.5″ size, simply click here for a link.) I know… Continue Reading

Narwal Again

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This narwal tangle is so much fun to draw! I would use it in every drawing if I didn’t worry that you would get sick of seeing it! Hahaha! Same thing with printemps – those little swirly things –  actually I do use those in every drawing. Probably. Hahaha! Are you sick of those yet?… Continue Reading