Monthly Archives: September 2012

Domino Effect…


Oh my…I’m in love with Dominoes!  So I just have to offer a workshop for tangling them and making necklaces out of them.  Just think…if we tangled all the dominoes we could find, we could put them in a row and hit one, and they’d all fall down.  Or we could build a Domino House, or brick a sidewalk with them…I’m thinking there are lots of possibilities with tangled dominoes!  Here’s a sample of what we’ll be taking away from the class.  Guess what everyone’s getting for Christmas!!

Happy Tangling…

Christmas is Coming…How About a Lamborghini?


If you haven’t taken a Beginner Zentangle Workshop, now’s the time! The Holidays are just a short few months away. Why not create and share Zentangle with someone you love? This easy-to-learn art form can be incorporated into numerous mediums (scrapbooking, stamping, quilting, pottery, clay, jewelry, furniture, paintings, and much more). Come and see what all the fun’s about!

If you live in the Wichita, Kansas, area you can take advantage of the workshops offered by registering here:

If you look real hard, you’ll even find a Lamborghini online that’s been tangled! You’ll find that at

Pea Pod Consignment Gallery


Come visit me on Final Friday, 09/28/12, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, where I’ll be demonstrating the easy-to-learn art method of Zentangle at Pea Pod Consignment Gallery.  Enter our drawing to win a free Beginner Zentangle Workshop, have an hors d’oeurves, browse the Pea Pod Gallery of beautiful home decor pieces (large to small, sofas/armoires to vases), and enjoy a relaxing evening!

Pea Pod Consignment Gallery is located at 1646 E. 2nd Street, Wichita, KS. 

CZT Zentangle Retreat


What do you call a woman who is bleary-eyed, hyped, all tangled up and screaming “Zentangle is coming!   Zentangle is coming!”  You call her addicted!  You call her totally tied to tangling, you call her Bonnie, Tangling in the Land of Oz!!  Our CZT Zentangle Retreat has been going since Friday morning at 8:00 am, usually ending at about 11:00 pm each evening.  At this point most of us are bleary-eyed and hyped!  Angie Vangalis (CZT #3) has been our training mentor and the entire program she set up for us has been absolutely marvelous.  She is an energetic, fun, informative lady who was certified as a CZT in the 3rd Certification class, and who has been involved in graphics and marketing for many, many years.  During our time here we’ve learned a ton about marketing, and have done a whole bunch of different projects to share with Zentangle enthusiasts in our areas.

We have a great group in attendance (about 20) which allows us to really get to know each other!  It’s been such a Zentabulous experience to get to share with these ladies, hear about what they are doing with Zentangle in their areas (Texas, New York, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, New Mexico, Illinois, and KANSAS – THAT’S ME), and see what kinds of projects and work they are doing and teaching.

Tomorrow, our last day, we get to spend with Suzanne McNeil, one of the Zengtangle Divas!  You can learn all about Suzanne and her wonderful books and knowledge at

For now, here’s a picture of the Zendala I made last evening.  Suzanne taught us this and it was really lots of fun!  I had to laugh because mine ended up looking like a marijuana leave (but with 6 leaves), so I called it Lucky Marijuana (Lucky Mary) for short – LOL!!!


Tangling in the Land of Oz…Happy Tangling!

Bonnie 🙂