Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Diva Challenge: Duo Tangle with your initial tangles

Voga, Sandswirl

The reason there is a stripe of color on the side of this tangle is that this is a "Random Act of Kindness Tangle".  Those of you who follow my blog on non-Diva days know that periodically I post about this neat idea.  

I make mine like a tiny 3.5" book of two tiles taped together with my hand-painted Washi tape.  (could be any tape). And then I leave the "Kindness Zentangle" in random places with a note on it saying "this is a gift for you.  Keep it or pass it on."  I do this anonymously but you could put your blog on it or you could put zentangle.com on it.  

I like it a two-tile so it will stand up by itself. But the one side could be made of colored paper or random cardboard…it wouldn't have to be a second tile.

I leave them in doctor's offices, nurses stations, churches, with my bill in restaurants where the service was excellent, and once even between two boxes of cereal in a grocery store!  hahahah.  Use your imagination.   

Inside I put a nice saying.  This one says:
"Do your little bit of good where are you;
it's those little bits of good, put together that 
overwhelm the world."  Desmond Tutu

8 comments:

  1. this is wonderful, ginny, and thanks for explaining how you set up your random act tiles. i like the idea of the standing tile :)

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  2. What a fun way to do a RAZ. Your tile is lovely and I love the bit of washi tape on the side!

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  3. Beautiful! If you come to a place where you left a tile, do you also (like me) look if it's gone? Fun.

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  4. Wonderful tile! I like the bit of the washi tape, too! Wonderful idea your random act of kindness tiles!

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  5. Ginny, I just love your idea!! I am so about little random acts of kindness! Love, love, love it!! I think I'm going to start this also!! I've never used Washi tape but I'm sure I can learn!! Thank you soooooooo much for sharing this with us! It is beautiful!! I think you've put a bee in my bonnet!! Thanks again!! :0) Share Humanity,(and you already did)

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  6. It is a fun thing to do.lli love Margaret's comment about my Washi tape.
    It reminds me of an art teacher I once had. She said "If your painting is so bad that I have nothing to say about it, I'll comment on the frame."
    Hahaha. It became a standing joke in the class.
    I could say to Margaret, "So hiw do you like my Washi tape?"

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    1. And by the way, the Washi tape is easy and fun to do.
      There are lots of "how to" videos on line.
      I use "paper tape" from the first aid section of the Dollar store...use acrylic paints from Michelson or Walmart... 50 cent bottles. And lots of stamps and stencils. I keep the finishers tape wrapped around smoothie straws. I think I might have some photos on my blog if you search the labels.

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