Monthly Archives: April 2014

Society6 Merchandise!

At the end of a Doodling Together project I spend some time editing the image to ensure a striking black and white image. Then I upload the highest quality copy I have to Society6 so we can all buy cool stuff! :o)

Society6 sell a range of products with your own design on them including art prints, mugs, clocks, tote bags, rugs and shower curtains! :o) Obviously I didn’t want to recommend them without trying them out first, to be sure that the products we’re making are good quality :o)

I used the top 5×5 square of Doodling Together #1 as the test print and ordered a nice selection of items :o)

Let’s start with the art print as that’s what I expect most people to be interested in…

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This isn’t the frame you can order them with, just one we found which would fit :o) The print is really clear and the paper very white. We ordered the SMALL print which is 11×11 inches with a 1 inch border around. The X-LARGE is over twice that size so you could have the whole image with squares the same size as this print – which gives great detail. I suspect even the complete 10×10 image would look amazing on the SMALL print :o) I’m sure I’ll be finding out soon! ;o)

The next item I want to talk about is the tote bag :o) As this is an item which is both pretty to look at and functionally useful :o)

The print goes completely edge to edge and is repeated on the back. You lose a little of the very edge of the image due to the seams, but it’s only a little :o) The print isn’t quite as vivid on this material – but it still looks great! The bag is made of thick material, well sewn and looks like it will withstand a lot of use :o) I can’t wait to take mine shopping!

The cushion cover is very similar except that the material seems to start off a bit whiter which gives a brighter print :o) You again lose a little at the edge to the seams, but it does mean complete coverage which is worth a little loss :o)

This is their 20×20 Indoor cover and it looks great on our sofa! :o)

The other items we ordered don’t use a square image which is a bit of a shame with the shape of our projects, but we might do some special shaped projects in the future! ;o)

The mug is, as you might expect, mug shaped :o) The print on our first one came a bit smudged in one place, but we have a second one on the way so hopefully it was just an error on their part. They were very quick to agree the replacement! Other than the smudge it looks fab! :o)

The final item is probably my favourite :o) We ordered a rug! It’s not a thick soft fluffy rug, more like an extra thick tea towel type material. We ordered the smallest size which is still pretty large.

It looks amazing and has found a home in our bathroom :o) It’s even kitty approved! ;o)

With all these wonderful copies of the image around the house I find I’m spotting more and more of the different patterns as I’m looking at it! :o) The products all came out really well and I’ve been very impressed with their customer service too!

If you decide to order something from one of the projects I’d love to see photos! Particularly if it’s an item I haven’t yet bought! :o)

Category: App, Doodling Together

Diva Challenge #165

This week the diva’s challenge is a UMT for camelia :o)

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I’ve used camelia along with facets and hurry :o)

My string is a slightly strange shape as it came from Doodling Together! :o) The app is waiting for Apple to approve and then you can all join in the collaborative doodling fun! :o)

Category: Challenge, Doodle

Tackle it Tuesday #9

This week it’s time for I! :o) I learnt some new tangles for this one :o)

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I’ve used Iffy, ilana, inapod, ipso and some little i explosions :o) Thanks again Cheryl for the challenge :o)

Category: Challenge, Doodle

Doodling Together Preview

Doodling Together has been submitted to the App Store and is in the queue awaiting Apple’s approval. This usually takes 1-2 weeks, so it won’t be long before you all get to join in the doodling! :o)

For those who don’t know, Doodling Together takes a large string and chops it up into small squares. You claim a square, print it out, doodle on it, and then take a photo and upload it into the project :o)

We create giant collaborative pieces of art! Each unique square brought together into a single large picture! :o)

Watch the string slowly fill in! Like and comment on the completed squares

We have a 100 square project now almost complete just thanks to a few very enthusiastic testers :o)

When I asked in a Facebook group of tanglers if anyone would like a sneak preview I had a lot of enthusiastic responses and a few more people joined in without any problems :o)

I can’t wait to see even more of you doodling together with us and the glorious art we will all produce! :o)

Category: App, Doodling Together

Doodled Flowers

I follow Jasmin over on Facebook who has a very distinctive flower style, which I couldn’t resist trying to copy :o)

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I really enjoyed creating this square and I love the flowers :o)

Category: Doodle

Gallery Photos #8

Another lovely selection of photos which were submitted to the gallery in Doodle Patterns :o)

There’s some lovely coloured pieces in there and someone even doodled a stone! :o)

Thanks to everyone who has been sharing their work in the app! If you see your artwork here please do leave a comment as I’d love to know you all! :o) If you have a blog or other site you’d like me to add a link to, just let me know! :o)

Category: App, Gallery

Diva Challenge #164 & Joey #5

To celebrate Earth Day I doodled this lovely landscape which includes some mountains making it perfect for the Made by Joey challenge as well as they Diva Challenge! :o)

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I am especially proud of this for two reasons. Firstly, I intentionally left white space! Secondly, I remembered to add my signature for the first time in ages! :o)

Thanks to both bloggers for inspiring my drawing :o)

Category: Challenge, Doodle

Doodled Eggs

It’s almost Easter so it seemed time to doodle some eggs :o) I used the warped eggs tangle in the front egg, which means I can share it over on the Made By Joey challenge :o) Plus last week the wacky Zentangle challenge was eggs :o)

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This was good fun and I got to try out some new tangles :o) I really like yful and fassett :o)

Category: Challenge, Doodle

Tackle It Tuesday #8

This week the challenge from Cheryl is to use tangles beginning with H! :o)

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What a lot of H tangles! Huggins, holibaugh, hibred, hepmee, hi-cs, hurry, hoody, holly, Hayley’s hearts, hekzee, heart strings, heart rope, half onions and hako. 14 different patterns! Lots of new ones and some old favourites too :o)

Category: Challenge, Doodle

Gallery Photos #7

Time for another gallery update and a lovely selection of photos again :o) Thanks to everyone who is sharing their artwork in Doodle Patterns. It’s really lovely to see all your drawings :o)

Tapping on an image will take you through to its own page where you can leave comments if you would like! :o)

If some of these are yours then do please leave comments and let me know – it’s great to get to know you all! :o)

Category: App, Gallery