It has been a while since I’ve come up with and/or submitted a new pattern to This one I love doing. It can be done various ways and there are so many embellishments that look amazing that this may be my new favorite. I would love to see what you do with this one!


This year Mike and I celebrated our 30th anniversary by taking a trip to St. Thomas. We had a fabulous time and enjoyed every minute. We took a tour of the British Virgin Islands and enjoyed white sandy beaches, meeting new friends and relaxing. Unfortunately vacations come to an end. Sitting in the airport waiting… Continue Reading


In 2015 around Valentine’s Day there were many posts and patterns that included hearts. As I was playing around in my Tangle a Day Calendar I wanted to use a heart but create something that felt light and airy to me. This is what I came up with. It made me think of love getting… Continue Reading


Circles make me happy. This pattern has a lot of possibilities. I love doing rows on top with other tangles underneath them. I’d love to see what you come up with!

Dream Dancer

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Dream Dancer – a new Zentangle pattern came to life while I was trying to fall asleep. As I was trying to fall asleep one night, somewhere in between being fully awake and asleep, I pictured this pattern. I grabbed my notebook and drew it out. One of the variations looks like a dancer to… Continue Reading

Zentangle Pattern: Shuri

I had fun with this new pattern. It has so many possibilities for shading and drawing. I think the diagonal version would be really fun for fourth of July tangles. The name came from my daughter who thought the centers looked like the Japanese throwing star Shuriken.