Camellias & Zentangle

The most beautiful sight in my home right now is this. This beautiful bunch of Camillias ๐Ÿ™‚

flowers

The Camellia tree is blooming in such ridiculously pretty colors, just the sight of it gives me all sorts of happy feelings. And all those flower petals on the ground evokes a yearning to lie there on a sunny day. ย Thankfully I am not so dramatic or romantic, ย else the garden lizards would have had a field day.

Last Sunday was supposed to be just another day doing household chores, but my husband planned an impromptu dinner party for my birthday, which fellย on a weekday. We invited our close friends and family, ย there was laughter, ย non stop chattering and delicious food. My husband somehow even managed to find an awesome flourless orange cake too. Days like these make me feel so blessed and grateful.

yoga wild thing pose

The word in my mind for my Birthday was Gratitude, even though I fell illย and had to take a day off ๐Ÿ™‚ Well, at least it was a productive day, I finished making another Zentangleย inspired art.

zentangle inspired art

zentangle inspired art typography

Here’s a video I uploaded on YouTube ๐Ÿ™‚

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34 thoughts on “Camellias & Zentangle

  1. Belated birthday wishes to you, Raj! And looking at that gorgeous tree full of lovely blooms and your beautiful Gratitude zentangle I would say there is much to be grateful for indeed. The impromptu birthday party must have been quite a special one, aren’t you lucky to have such a wonderful hubby ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Did we miss your birthday? How?
    Belated birthday wishes and hope you are feeling better now. Those flowers are lovely. Color so vibrant. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Such a star you are – zentangle butterflies are like a cherry on the cake.

  3. Firstly, happy belated birthday! The surprise party sounds just awesome. And, I’m sorry you fell sick. Hope you’re better now. Your yoga poses always awe me, Raji, but those Zentangles,?oh, my God!!!! So damn pretty. You’re so good with it! I watched the video completely in awe of how your hand moved with such precision and steadiness. I’ll have to take another birth to get even a wee bit closer to having such skills:-D

    1. thank you so much Uma ๐Ÿ˜€ I am feeling a lot better now. Really happy that you liked the Zentangle video ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. Lotsa happiness for the bday Raj- I think that tree bloomed for your day only! I would loved to see a pic of the yogini in a pose on this gorrgeous pink carpet! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Loved the Zentangle and I think watching the video today, I got what its all about – I have been trying to demystify it since ages as it intrigued me but looked pretty crazy to follow!!

  5. Happy Belated Birthday, Raj. Looks like I missed it. So glad you had a nice time. I remember seeing an update about the cake too. Wish you all the happiness the coming year ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Hey, so sorry, I missed your birthday!
    Belated birthday wishes, Raj….you sweet sweet girl!
    God bless you with loads of happiness and good health!
    I loved your zentangle design, Raj! How DO you do it? My eyes find it quite tiring! ๐Ÿ™
    And, you are so right about those pretty flowers! I too would have loved to lie underneath the tree with the blossoms showering me with their pretty, colourful petals! Except for the garden lizards…Ugh!

    1. hahaha the lizards looks pretty scary too ๐Ÿ˜€ I am so glad you liked them. More than my eyes, it’s my hand that gets cramped ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you so much.

  7. Belated birthday wishes Rajlakshmi. Hope you had a great one.

    Woah, After wowing us by creating art with your body and yoga, you’re now also doing arton paper? Brilliant work!!

    Cheers,
    CRD

  8. Belated birthday wishes Rajlaxmi. Glad you had a good day. I loved everything about this post – the flowers, the zentangling and that video. It’s kind of addictive to watch the pattern come alive.

    1. thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜€ So happy you liked the post. Yes, even I love watching these zentangle videos ๐Ÿ˜€

  9. I missed your birthday??! How?

    Belated birthday wishes dear sweet friend ๐Ÿ™‚

    Sounds like a splendid day and what lovely Zentangle designs to celebrate too. Hope the cake was yum!

    1. thank you so much Shailaja… I have my bday date hidden everywhere ๐Ÿ™‚ he cake was pretty awesome ๐Ÿ˜€

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