Monday, April 2, 2012

Zen Tangle Beads

This was a fun swap! 
"New .005"  - Zen Tangle Charms, by Kia Dallons

I made these by first doodling open swirls until I had covered a sheet of card stock. I used a 3/4" paper punch to cut out discs at interesting looking convergences of lines. I filled in the random shapes on each disc with "Zen Tangles".   A new .005 tech pen was in need of testing...   *grin* 

The beads are made by sandwiching and glueing four layers of card stock together. The two outer layers are the Zen Tangle disks, and the inner layers have a small channel cut through for a bead-hole. ( They are really two half moons, glued on side by side. ) Glossy Accents dimensional embellishment gives them a shiny, hard, slightly-domed finish. 

These are made from scans, because I fell in love with the originals. I think I'm going to mount them in a shadowbox. 


  1. Indeed, they look great. I think mounting the originals in a shadow box would look wonderful.

    1. Such a great swap, Dana. Thank you so much for hosting!

  2. I actually enjoyed reading through this posting.Many thanks.