Welcome to my blog and thanks soso much for spending a little while peeping into my world

ARTS, BELLYDANCING, CRAFTS
BELLYDANCING, ARTS, CRAFTS
CRAFTS, BELLYDANCING, ARTS

whichever order I put them in, these are my passion!

... all from my little home studio in Durban, on the east coast of sunny South Africa!

"I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn't weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird." -- Paul McCartney









Friday, February 5, 2016

A DAY FOR DAISIES :: FEBRUARY CLUB KIT SHOWCASE

 One of the new images in the February Club Kit from the A Day for Daisies store is the one on my card - it's called Stick Horse - Ride for Two
For my card I used a background that has the sheet music for the nursery rhyme "Ride a Cock Horse", a wooden digital frame, as well as some sewn on flower sequins and a gold coloured satin bow.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

NEW RELEASE :: BUGABOO STAMPS :: VALENTINE'S BEE


One of the new releases in the Bugaboo Stamps store today is this cute Valentine's Bee.

I coloured it using alcohol markers, a white gel pen and Stickles

I also used a variety of background papers, black gems, a red gem heart and some pearls.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

Monday, February 1, 2016

A NEW CHALLENGE AT FEELING SKETCHY

A new challenge has started over at Feeling Sketchy and this is the sketch to follow:

 

I chose to make a steampunk card using digital elements, and some alcohol marker colouring.

I also used some brads, a white gel pen and a green cs card base.

The sponsor of the prize for our challenge is Crafty Sentiments

 

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeglang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

Sunday, January 31, 2016

LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK :: THE UNTAMPABELLES


The first challenge for 2016 over at The Unstampabelles has started, and the theme is "Looking Lorward, Looking Back".

I used silhouettes of a young woman and an old woman, on a background pf sheet music for the song "Both Sides Now".

Click here to enter the challenge - you could be the winner of this lovely prize:

 

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

BUGABOO SGTAMPS' :: STELLA SAYS SKETCH

There's a new sketch challenge over at Bugaboo Stamps 'Catch the Bug' blog, and this is the sketch for you to follow:

 

My card features the image  Angel Boy Sitter
I also used:
white cardstock base
digital border

sentiment
feather

Click HERE to link to the challenge.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

Friday, January 29, 2016

A DAY FOR DAISIES :: A NEW (VALENTINE'S) CHALLENGE


A new challenge has just started at A Day for Daisies, and this time we have a Valentine's/Love inspiration board for you to follow:

 

The image I have chosen to work with is Love Birds from the store here
  
and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring. 

Also used on my card are:

3 different bg papers
square gems
heart gems
digital sentiment

rolled roses (freehand cut) with sequin centres

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

FREEBIE FRIDAY AT BUGABOO STAMPS

Today's freebie from Bugaboo Stamps is this girl with attitude!  
It's called 'I don't think so' and can be found here.

I used a background of exclamation marks and coloured all with alcohol markers and a white gel pen.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA