Happy New Year! I know that it is January 10, not January 1, but Alexa went back to school yesterday – driving herself for the first time. We had a bustling, crazy, wonderful break, including a few days in Disney World, a road-trip to Maine, a reunion of sorts with old friends, a meet-up with… Continue reading Starting Fresh
Yep, it’s that time of year again. Even though it’s not quite December yet, we are full into the Christmas spirit. I don’t start until after Thanksgiving, but that was a whole week ago, so here are my first 2 Christmas-themed tiles. 3Z are perfect for little trees. I did most of my Dewd last week,… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot…
Every year at this time I complain how the stores think it is Christmas and it’s not even Halloween yet. And, so what did I make for this week’s Diva Challenge? Yep, Christmas trees. I blame Yvonne Westover, a Canadian CZT who just showed us how to make 3D Christmas trees with 3Z tiles. Mine… Continue reading Yes, I Know It’s Not Even Halloween!
Did you survive Friday the 13th? I got to enjoy 2 concerts and my daughter’s company. Her amazing wind ensemble played a Homecoming concert at Illinois Wesleyan. After that, we went to hear Six Appeal, an all-male acapella group from Minnesota. If you ever get a chance to see these guys, do so! Talented, entertaining,… Continue reading Two More Pages of Pinktober
Like many other tanglers worldwide, I’m participating in Inktober this year, essentially just a challenge to draw something every day. Since the prompts for the official version do not apply well to Zentangle, several CZTs have come up with lists. Laura included one in this week’s Diva Challenge that I’m using. At class this morning,… Continue reading (p)Inktober