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Sunday, September 6, 2015

Days 244 - 250! Seven days of creativity!

    I was so happy to get a small little post done last time.  So easy to write, so easy to link up . . .  I had great plans to do each day this week.  See where that went, don't ya?  School work just took over.  I took a few moments each day to draw, but taking the time to scan, write and link to challenges was just too much.  Maybe this week I will do better.  Either way, guys, it is going to be a long post, sorry!
     Day 244 - The Tangle Me 3 challenge (#11) was to use the tangle ionic.  I had it in my notebook, but never really played much with it.  It just didn't appeal to me.  I never saw where I could make it fit.  But that is what a challenge is all about, isn't it?  After an extremely rough day at school, I needed some tangle time so I persevered.  Know what?  I really like this tile. 
     Day 245 - Adele Bruno's string challenge #108 was an interesting string this week.  I used printemps, lanie, and cubine.  I always love the 3D effect of cubine.
     Day 246 - This tangle - maryhill - fascinates me.  I love the way merely using straight lines can produce such a different effect.  It is usually worked in a circle, but I decided to try filling the whole tile with it.  This was for Made by Joey #76. 
     Day 247 - Open House tonight at school.  I had a huge parent turn out.  I always love to meet the parents and touch base with them.  However I came home a bit tired.  Got a new book in mail which perked me up some, Suzanne McNeil's Tangle Book #11.  I got to use the tangle ideas in the book for my challenge for Diane Clancy's alphabet challenge, UBJ.  I used unyun, up and across, burst, and japonica.
     Day 248 - I finally came up with an idea for Diva's challenge to use the new tangle zenith.  I love the tangle and have used quite a bit.  Here it is with heart divided and fescu.
     Day 249 - Square One's weekly challenge was to use the tangle inapod.  Since I had recently done a tile featuring that one, I almost didn't play along.  I decided to to just keep it simple.
     Day 250 - I put the finishing touches on this past week's hodge podge of tangles.  I lined off my pages to resemble a quilt and throughout the week I add tangles I might use in challenges.  Sometimes I just add ones for fun.  So for today's creativity exercise, I finished this page (about two boxes really) and now I will get creative with lesson plans!  Oh fun!
     I hope you are having a very blessed day!  Thank you so much for each and every comment you leave - I love hearing from you!

5 comments:

  1. All of these are good work. I love your TM3 tile! Great color. Thanks for being part of the TM3 challenge!

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  2. Excellent ionic tile, I too never managed to make it fit anywhere before. The colours you chose are nice and subtle. Clever idea with your quilt of tangles.

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  3. These are all so lovely. Thanks for participating in the Maryhill Monotangle. I also love your quilt of tangles, it creates a very neat effect!
    ~ joey ~

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  4. I like the Zenith a lot, Fescu is beautiful on this tile.

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  5. Cathy, what a wonderful set of tiles!!! :) :) Your U-J-B is cool and creative!! I love your Iconic - the color really adds to it!! I think your Square One is SO cool!! I love your Diva - that hint of color pops it right out!! Thank you for joining in!!

    ~ Diane Clancy
    http://www.dianeclancy.com/blog/2015/09/my-diane-caroliens-u-j-b-challenge-entry
    http://www.dianeclancy.com/blog/2015/09/my-tangle-me-3-iconic-border-for-suzymosh
    http://www.dianeclancy.com/blog/2015/09/my-joeys-monotangle-maryhill-challenge
    http://www.dianeclancy.com/blog/2015/08/my-diva-new-official-tangle-zenith-challenge

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