Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Zendala Dare #97 and a DOUBLE Giveaway!

Hi there everyone!!!  I hope you are all having a fantastic week and are ready to get started on another Zendala Dare. 

Before we jump into the Dare this week I want to let you in on a little secret, this week I have not one, but TWO giveaways!  You may or may not be aware that about six months ago I started another blog, Essentially Erin & Chris.  A while back my friend Chris and I decided to dive into the world of essential oils.  It soon became evident that we were finding the oils so useful for everything from helping with headaches and stomach upset to replacing household chemicals and beauty products that we needed to share our info and recipes with friends and family.  A blog seemed like a logical place to compile all this great information and Essentially Erin & Chris was born.  It's a place where we can talk not just about essential oils, but all the essentials in our life like family, friends, travel and anything else that suits our fancy.  Well, that brings us to the first giveaway.  Today I wrote a post on that blog about one the the most essential things in my life, Zentangle!  We already know what a wonderful resource Zentangle is but I want people who have never heard of it to start experiencing it too so I am having a giveaway for a Zentangle Kit at Essentially Erin & Chris.  You should pop on over and enter, everyone can use a Zentangle Kit!  Make sure to "like" our Facebook page over there so you can stay up to date on that blog too.

Now it only makes sense that if I'm giving away Zentangle goods on my essential oil blog, shouldn't I give away some essential oils on my Zentangle blog!  Well I think that is a grand idea!  

Lavender & Lemon essential oils are two of my absolute favorites.  Lavender is great for relaxation, helping with a more restful sleep, and it makes your towels and sheets smell amazing!  Lemon has a refreshing scent that is perfect for soap making, freshening your garbage disposal or try adding a drop or two to a steamy shower for a real pick me up!  Both these oils come from Young Living which is the only company I trust because of their "Seed to Seal" guarantee which promises the highest quality and purest oils.  I'm sending these two bottles to one lucky winner.  All you need to do is like my Essentially Erin & Chris Facebook page and then enter the Rafflecopter below.  I will pick a winner on February 23rd and announce it on next weeks Zendala Dare.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Oh,  stop fantasizing about everything your going to win, we've got a Zendala Dare to take care of!

Zendala Dare #97

Link to Zendala Dare #97 template

Tangles:  Black Pearlz, Antidot
I wish I had more time this week because I really liked this template.  I would love to try it with bolder tangles and less lifework but i do really love the way it turned out.  

What will you do with this weeks template?  Try it out and post your Zendala below.


  1. Erin, I'm so glad you're back with the Zendala's, and now I'm happy to hear about your essentials blog! I'm going to check that out right now as I've recently started trying out a few essential oils in a room diffuser, but have been thinking there must be other uses for me! My favourite is lemon so far, but also love sweet basil, and vanilla, and of course eucalyptus for those days when you feel like a cold is getting it's grip! You are so inspiring, thank you!

  2. How do the zentagle dare work? I'm new to your blog and posts. Do we choose our own tangles to draw?

  3. Wow, your zendala is really gorgeous!!! I can't wait to start mine. Thanks for this template.
    A pity that I cannot join in for the giveaway, I'm not on Facebook -:(

  4. i just started on last week's zendala, i'm trying to catch up :)

  5. I'm not on facebook, but I am soooo glad you are back. I've been so busy, but I have to try to get going this week! :) :)

  6. I love what you did with this template! Very 3-dimensional.

    I've been using the Young Living Essential Oils for years. They are wonderful products.

  7. I just discovered your beautiful challenges! Now some have created and the challenges now follow every week! Congratulations for the versatile templates.

  8. Sorry, something went wrong have placed him twice. The last is the link to the good zendela

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  10. It's odd that I stumbled upon your blog today since I only discovered Zentangles a week ago and attended my first essential oils presentation just over a week ago. Coincidence? Probably. But it makes me wonder... :)

    I'm going to do the Zendala, but my blog is old (7 years since I last posted!) and it's a knitting blog, so I'd like to link to my finished piece elsewhere. Could I link to a Flickr page, perhaps?



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