Monday, 11 January 2016

My Second Freehand Zentangle

Morning Everyone,

Some time ago I bought a couple of the packs of Zentangle cards and have been having a go.

This is my second proper attempt - I might feel brave and show the first another day!

Sticking to my new year resolution and using old stuff I dug out an old border punch for the side strip.

I added a little pearl because I thought it looked a bit like a seashell.

I would like to enter this in
The Snippets Play Week 211
Crafting for All Seasons Challenge #117 - monochrome

25 comments:

  1. Beautiful tangling. Can't believe it's only your second proper attempt it looks great!

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  2. BRILL! Well done on tackling the zentangles

    Kathyk

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  3. Terrific Barb! Wait until Sarn sees it - I'm sure she's gonna love it too. And the punched strip is a lovely finishing touch - along with the single pearl :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  4. This looks fabulous Barb and a brilliant second attempt. That's a super border punch and the splash of red looks great with the b+w xx

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  5. Hello Barb, lovely card, I always thing this tangling technique is quite complicated, so well done you for your second try, the colours are fab, Kate x

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  6. Brilliant Barb.....and yes I can see a shell in there too!

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  7. Wow thats so impressive - I am another who can't believe its only your second go!

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  8. This is something I have not attempted yet Barb, I think you've done a grand job and the red, black and white really makes the zentangle pop.

    Hugs Erika. x

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  9. Great zentangling - I haven't tried this but it's beautiful and I hear it's very relaxing to do. One of these days, I will try my hand at this.

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  10. You definitely have an amazing talent for this, Barb! I suspect there's no reason, other than you being too self-critical, not to post your first attempt, too. I'm sure it is also fantastic! And way to go sticking to your resolution!! Hugs, Darnell

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  11. Oh my goodness just you wait until Sarn sees this!!! This is gorgeous and I can defo see the sea shell. Try saying that 5 times after a glass of the old vino. Speaking of which there is a brew up going on behind the bike sheds. A spot of mulled wine is just what The doc ordered. don'rt going telling miss or Parsnip though. Hugs Mrs A.

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    1. I'm just enjoying a glass of vino whilst cooking dinner. See you for the brew up later. x

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  12. super zentangling barb. looks fab with the red too. hugs rachel x

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  13. Brilliant card Barb....great sea shell image and i love the touch of red....Joolsx

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  14. That's some great zentangling on this pretty card! I love that border punch and used to have one myself, but it broke a long time ago. It still makes a great border!

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  15. . . . and I HAVE just seen this brilliant tangle . . . I think it's marvellous and wish I'd been this good on my SECOND attempt. Trust me when I say it gets easier & easier with practice. Not that you'll need much practice . . . you're clearly a natural. I think we'll call this a Barbtangle!

    Love the black and white with the red too. Top marks mate. Xxx

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    1. Thank you for your very kind comment Sarn. It's very special with your reputation for tangling. I had filled in a few pieces on stamps. This is my second free hand one. xx

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  16. Beautifully done, Barb! I think I may have that border punch--perfect for this card!

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  17. Brilliant Barb, looks very complicated. Love the splashes of red - makes the Zentangle pop :) Elizabeth xx

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  18. Wow this is a wonderful Barbtangle! Like Sarn says you are a natural, because I found it really hard xxx

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  19. Lovely design Barb, what a lot of work but well worth it the finished card is beautiful. Love the pop of red.

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  20. Oh WOW, Barb! This is just amazing. Like Sarn said, you are a natural! xx

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  21. Beautiful Barb! The red perfectly showcases your work and I love the addition of the pearl.

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  22. Brilliant card Barb, well done indeed! I really love this.
    Shaz in Oz.x

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  23. Just wow... You have talent :)

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