If you'd like some inspiration for zentangling, I would like to suggest that you look at this blog by Margaret Bremmer, CZT. Just keep scrolling backwards to see a wide variety of zentangle'd artistry.
|by Margaret Bremmer, CZT"Tangles: Diva Dance, Printemps, Tri-dots, Yuma"|
You've seen postings about StenDoodle™ by Michael Trent. I was going through his blog when I spotted this beautiful elephant.
|by Michael Trent, creator of StenDoodle™|
I love the vivid colors and the doodles. I hope you enjoy cruising through Michael's world as much as I have.
Kelly Booth has made a very simple yet elegant Thank You card using dies, an embossing folder and the Micro Silk Glitter from Elizabeth Craft Designs.
|by Kelly Booth for Elizabeth Craft Designs|
Barb Black has made what I think is an adorable card using stamps from RubberMoon. How many times have you said or heard "Holy Catfish".
|by Barb Black for RubberMoon Art Stamps|
New stampers and crafters frequently ask what are the basic tools to own or have access to. Here's one blogger's idea of basic tools for card making:
- Paper Trimmer
- Scissors (all purpose)
- Water Mister
- Clips (binder, spring and plastic)
- Heat Gun
- Non-Stick Craft Mat
- Baby Wipes and Paper Towels
- Paper Piercer
- X-Acto Knife (aka craft knife)
- Glue (wet, dry and special)
- Stamping Blocks
- Corner Rounder
- Embossing Powders & Pad
- Die Cutting Machine
- Magnetic Plate for Wafer Thin Dies
- Spellbinders' All-in-One Tool"
- Stamp Cleaner
- Bone Folder
- Pen/Pencil & Small Notepad (for unexpected ideas, information, notes, et al.)
- Removable Tape
- Stamp Ink Pads
- VersaMark watermark ink pad
- Detail Cutting Scissors
What tools are a 'must-have' for you? Let's share the ideas!
Don't forget! This Saturday (January 3), Art 'n Soul re-opens from the holiday break. We've missed all of you at the store and can't wait to see you in the new year.
See you soon!