Saturday, 24 May 2014

Focus On Life 2014 - Week 21

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May's Focus : In, At and About

Week Twenty One : In Quiet Moments, I Tangle.


For some time I've been captivated by the beautiful black and white art that has been popping up all over the internet. A quick search led me to and the concept of tangling.

My two favourite crafts, beading and claying, require too much preparation, attention and equipment to whip out during those very brief down-times during the day so the idea of something creative and relaxing that only required paper and pen was very appealing.

Just over a week ago I borrowed a book from the library (One Zentangle a Day by Beckah Krahula) and 'borrowed' my better half's nice drawing pen. Instantly hooked.

I can pop my pad and pen in my bag and take it anywhere.

Anytime I can find a moment for a cuppa I can quickly whip out my tangles. If there's a 'crisis' (and there usually is) I don't have to extricate myself from a difficult stitch to go and sort out exactly who is touching whose toys or to kiss away that little hurt.

The perfect little de-stresser!



  1. Nelly, your zentagles are AMAZING!!!

  2. I love your tangles! My daughter gave me a pad and pens for Christmas so I can tangle. It's very relaxing.

  3. Great work! Looks like a great stress reliever.

  4. I love the picture and the zentangles, I had never heard about them, I'll have to check it out!

  5. I love to doodle but have never really done zentangles. Yours are amazing.

  6. OK, now you have me on a search. I have been reading about tangles and yours are wonderful. What a great response to this week's theme!

  7. wonderful - I love to do the same!

  8. Those are super! I have never done zentangles - might have to give it a go!!


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