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.

Posted by Christine in Patterns, Zentangle / May 13, 2014 /Leave a comment

Diva Challenge #166

This was a fun tangle to try. I used gel pens on black card stock paper. This was my first attempt at using a little bit of shading on black. I think I’d like to try shading with a charcoal pencil. If you shade on black, what do you use?

Posted by Christine in Challenges / May 7, 2014 /View all 5 comments

Hawaii – day 7: Last Day

As much as it would be nice to be home, it was hard to leave Hawaii. Checkout was at 10am. Thankfully the resort offers a place to store your luggage since the flight was much later in the afternoon.  We dropped off our luggage and took a trip to Costco for Hawaiian shirts for those…

Posted by Christine in Hawaii, Trips / September 2, 2013 /Leave a comment

Hawaii – day 6: Shopping, Souvenirs and Surfing

Shopping and Souvenirs and Surfing After the surfing yesterday, the boys decided that they’d need rash guard shirts before they could go out on the surfboards again. So off we went to Target to see what we could find. We didn’t find any good shirts there but were able to get some little stickers for…

Posted by Christine in Hawaii, Trips / September 2, 2013 /Leave a comment

Hawaii – day 5: Surfing and the Polynesian Cultural Center

Early Morning Quick Surfing Trip We received a call early in the morning from Mike of Boarding House surfboard rentals. He met as at the front of the resort with 2 surfboards. After the boys changed into their suits we took off for the beach about 20 minutes away from the resort. After much trying,…

Posted by Christine in Hawaii, Trips / September 2, 2013 /Leave a comment

Hawaii – day 3: Surfing, Turtles and Pineapple Ice Cream

Off to the North Shore of the Island We were up early Wednesday morning for a drive to the north shore to meet up with a surfing instructor for Amanda and Christopher. Alex, who had some instruction on surfing from friends when he went surfing in California, wasn’t feeling well. We had a pretty drive…

Posted by Christine in Hawaii, Trips / August 3, 2013 /Leave a comment