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CZT Dorian Eng shows how to make a ringing bell Christmas ornament using Zentangle tiles

CZT Dorian Eng's Zentangle ringing bell ornamentHere’s an easy, colorful musical Christmas ornament for you to make from Jacksonville FL-based CZT Dorian Eng.

In this 5-minute video presented by Sakura, Dorian demonstrates how to create a Zentangle-inspired holiday bell ornament using three 3.5″ square Zentangle tiles or watercolor paper cut into squares.

Dorian also shows a suggestion for decorating the ornament using the Zentangle-original tangles Echoism and Ahh, together with Sakura Gelly Roll pens and a Koi Water Brush.

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Enjoy!

Be sure to check out the Zentangle-inspired origami Zendala tile gift boxes, and 3D holiday ornaments Dorian has previously demonstrated. These can also be located on either the VIDEOS tab or the TUTORIALS tab on the pink alphabetic tangle menu bar.

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