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Eighth Day of Zentangle

Eighth Day of Zentangle

"On the Eighth Day of Zentangle . . ."

On the eighth stroke of Zentangle
R and M thought small,  
Tiny squares called Bijou

What a delightful year at Zentangle HQ when a quiet little snail named Bijou™ joined the Zentangle family! Bijou was and is an amazing wisdom-whisperer for the Zentangle Method . . . and he doesn't even speak. His tactful and modest way of reminding us of the little things about the method that mean so much. We have come to call these special sentiments Bijouisms. 

Learn more about Bijou and his Bijouisms here

Not only did Bijou bring us his presence and magical "aura" but he also became the inspiration for a smaller tile in the Zentangle tile collection. This tile of course would be named after our new friend. In August of 2014, we introduced Bijou and the white Bijou tile. This tiny tile measures 2" (about 5 cm) square and is die cut from white Fabriano Tiepolo.

Enjoy this fun little lesson in honor of Bijou and the Bijou tile.

Rick Roberts

39 comments

  • Thanks for the fun inspiration. These crowns are so cute!

    Donna Pilato on

  • These Bijou tiles are very regal !

    Jackie on

  • Somehow I missed Bijou along the way! I love this sweet size, and all the creativity it beckons. This “refresher” series is great for me!!

    Andria Kaskey on

  • Hi Rick & Maria What a sweet little Bijou !! Loving today’s 8th Zentangle Day’s creation!!!

    Sharon Jerkovic on

  • It never ceases to amaze me how much beauty can be packed into such a tiny space. I like bijous a lot, although I find I have to think/see on a different scale somehow.

    Pat Floerke on

  • Fun crowns! But the tip about using a paperclip is so helpful! And it really works! Thanks for sharing with us.

    Terri Young, CZT 16 on

  • oh this really made me chuckle – what a brilliant idea. I can’t believe it was 2014 that Bijou stowed away & came home with you…… seems fitting somehow that you make a piece of jewellery from one of his tiles.

    evy on

  • What a cute little project!

    Debbie J on

  • Love Noom, off to practice right now! Have a lovley day. Thanks.

    Christine Jasper on

  • This is so much fun, it makes me happy!!! Thank you, I am already looking forward to tomorrow! But first I still enjoy today ❤️.

    Floor de Jonge on

  • I haven’t really worked a lot with the Bijou tiles, so I’m looking forward to this! :)

    Tisha Cabral on

  • What a grand idea for such a small tile!

    AndreaR on

  • Wow! This one is beautiful! Look forward to seeing each days design! Loving the 12 days of Christmas! Thank you!

    Lynne CAulkett on

  • What a great idea!

    Mary Kay Watson on

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