Carol Dee, CZT! Lovin' it!
Just a little history: last year Keith O'Connor brought his fabulous bead trunk show to Occoquan, VA's, bead store, Off the Beading Path I am a raging fan of his and his talented wife's hand made beads. Dia Daniels and I headed down there for a fun day and I HAD to wear my first Bijou necklace that featured 4 of his beautiful beads.
It is about an 1 1/2 hour drive from Frederick, MD, to Occoquan, VA, but more than worth the drive to visit with talented friend, Keith, and I'm always game to check out a new bead store! A win-win! Occoquan, VA, is a quaint, historic, and picturesque town along the Occoquan River ( Google Map), with lovely boutique shopping, historic buildings and homes, and yummy restaurants. Add friends AND a beautiful bead store = a FUN DAY.
|Three necklaces so far. They all have a bit of Keith (and Laurie) in each one. I'm a real fan of the little spiral shell bead!|
See more of Keith's beautiful beads on his Facebook photo page - eye candy, for sure! Off the Beading Path carries a great inventory of Keith's beads and will be hosting him and his trunk show again on January 27, 2015.
Denise, the owner/operator of Off the Beading Path, invited me to give a Zentangle class there. Last Saturday, artist, friend and wonderful helper, Bette Brody, and I went on an adventure to Occoquan. New document camera in tow, new venue - pretty exciting for me!
|Intro class - First Tile|
|Intro class - second tile|
|Last "tile" (7th project) was a Snowflake Card. Wish I had more photos! Just got Bette's and Mine. They were awesome!|
Will post more of the tiles produced on my Carol DeeZigns Facebook photo page.
New classes coming up Jan. 31, 2015, in Frederick, MD. An "Intro to Zentangle" class and a brand new Next Step 103 class with all new tangles and new ZIA explorations with focus on Valentine Hearts! More info: BusCarol@aol.com, subject line Zentangle Classes.