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Thursday, 30 July 2015

Zentangled Flowers

Hi there everybody.  I have something a bit different to show you today which I haven't actually tried before.  I have a new/NBUS stencil from That Special Touch which I bought intending to try with texture paste but still haven't got any paste so I looked at it and thought I would try some zentangling.  Here it is .....


I'm afraid the zentangling is all my own made up design and I just looked at the petals and leaves and started to make shapes using a Micron pen.  I outlined the whole thing on to a snippet of white pearlescent card  and then filled it in.

When I had finished I coloured it in using my Spectrum Noir Pencils and then found a snippety frame which was leftover from my chevron flower card the other day, but the chevrons go down instead of across due to the way it was cut, but I quite like that.  With the size of the aperture which is 4" square, the bottom of the stencil which is mainly a bit of foliage had to be cut off. 

I added some clouds using a piece of  paper with some curvy cloud shapes and some Adirondack Stonewashed ink with blending foam.

I then finished it with a die cut sentiment made using a snippet of blue cardstock.

Thanks for all your interest which I really appreciate and I hope you enjoy the upcoming weekend.  Lets hope we get some better weather by then.

Pat  x

I am entering the following challenges:

Less is More - Recipe.  After it didn't work out the other day because I linked to too many posts I wasn't sure whether I would make the deadline but luckily I have so Happy Birthday Chrissie.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Week 187 where we use up our snippets.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes.


12 comments:

  1. Wow Pat your zen tangling is fab. Love the colouring and those clouds are awesome. I rather like how the zigs go own the page too. Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. What a fun way to use a stencil, Pat - I love how it turned out! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  3. Great zentangling, Pat! I love how you've created the clouds behind the image. Love design. xx

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  4. I love how you've used this stencil, Pat! I've yet to try zentangle but I sure love the looks of it!

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  5. What a brilliant idea! I love zentangling but not good at design, using a stencil is right up my street. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  6. Absolutely beautiful Pat! Way to go with the zentangling too. A super card all round.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  7. Stunning work Pat and a gorgeous card with striking zentangling.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  8. What a great idea to use a stencil to produce your zentagling. And great use of the chevron frame too.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  9. This is simply brilliant! Had not thought of trying the Zens with open designs as you've done here. It looks great to me (as you will remember I can't Zentangle either!) Your designs in the petals look very pretty and adding in the SN's enhanced it very well. This made up into a lovely card, with the additional of the frame. Well DONE! TFS & Happy Sunday

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  10. so pretty....something I really want to try out...

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  11. This is a lovely card Pat. I really like the sky behind your zentangle. Barbxx

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