I was blown away by how clever the idea was. We ALL know that Lilah Beans have "tangled" hair - but I had never seen hair THAT tangled! What fun to use her hair as a "sampler"?
Here is Ellen's post from her blog along with the great images (used with permission of course).
The original post (in Dutch) is HERE. I had Google translate it into English:
A while ago I took part in a challenge by Sandy Steen Bartholomew. She is the author of many books on tangling, but also an illustrator and much more.
Her daughter created Lilah Bean, a bean-shaped creature in various tangles.
I won a prize for the challenge: a set of cards with tangles and the Kids' edition with Lilah Bean! Of course they had to be played with. The children made their own Lilah Beans (Bean Blackbird, Maud Bean, Bean Simone, Lindsay Bean, Eva Bean, Bean Marijn and I of course, made Ellen Bean).
We gave the Beans a nose and ears. You can purchase such a card set or read more about Sandy Steen Bartholomew. Look at her Facebook site: Sandy Steen Bartholomew or shop in the online store.
These were made by the children. Everyone tangled on each drawing in one or more boxes.
Ellen's Blog is: http://www.