Mittwoch, 15. Juni 2016

DIVA Challenge #271 "Beads of Courage" / new tangle "Keepsake"

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What a great challenge! Thank you, Laura, for telling us the story behind the Beads of courage. I did not know it before but I am so impressed about the braveness of the many children who have to cope with several challenges and hard expereinces in their lifes. I love the idea of the beads and I can see how proud they are worn.

When I read the challenge I immediately had to think of my flight home from the CZT seminar 23 last April.
We had a 4hours stop in Charlotte and spent the time walking through the airport shops, had a Pizza, a glass of wine, some sweets.... In one of the nice jewelry shops I saw a necklace and fell in love with it. Some of the segments look like tangles!!  Yes, it was a bit expensive, but after thinking a while I decided to by it as a reminder to my trip to Providence and to my own courage to realize this dream.
And it works!
I think this is worth to show you my necklace and the tile I made of it for this challenge:




After finishing this tangle and this blogpost to the challenge I still played a little bit with the pattern of my beads, and realized, that it really could be a new tangle. I deconstructed it, drew a stepout and I am full of  gratitude to have got the confidence to present it as my new tangle. I found the name "Keepsake" which matches perfect for me.
"Beads of courage" became  a new meaning to me: I am couraged to show my new tangle here on this post.

I hope you like it and maybe someone is going to try it:

Kommentare:

  1. What a beautiful necklace and yes that will always stay a memorie of your fantastic Zentangleadventure in the U.S.A.
    A bright idea to make a tile of this little beautie, it is a real succes!!!

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  2. I love your tile and YOUR own Beads of Courage! The tile is so beautifully drawn and those colors are so festive.

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  3. Beautiful post! Lovely work. Yes! A tangle necklace!

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  4. Your necklace is very pretty and your interpretation of it on paper is just as nice.

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  5. Keepsake looks wonderful, I'm going to use it as a border!!!

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  6. Hallo Simone, deine Kachel ist so schön filigran. Finde ich klasse! Dein Muster habe ich mir grad gespeichert. Muss ich die Tage mal ausprobieren. Liebe Grüße, Anja

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  7. Thank you for sharing your story behind your necklace. It is good to have reminders of positive growth in our lives. I like your tile and your new tangle is pretty!

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  8. Einfach wunderschön! Sehr schöne Idee für diese Challenge und "Keepsake" ist ganz zauberhaft. Es würde sich gut in der Musterquelle machen!
    Liebe Grüße, Annette

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