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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









Tuesday, July 7, 2015

RED, WHITE AND BLUE AT THE OUTLAWZ COLOURING CHALLENGE


For my card, Ii printed out  free colouring page, coloured it using aLcohol markers and a white gel pen, and then fussy cut it.
I placed it over a white diecut that I embellished with sewn on pearls.

I also used the following for my card:

white cs base
 red cs mat
nautical theme  dp
red ribbon, ric rac
red heart
white ribbon
sewn on pearl
metal anchor charm
peel off sentment

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA



'SUMMERTIME' AT THE OUTLAWZ' TWISTED THURSDAY


I merged two colouring pages to ceeate this little beach scene - my entry into the Twisted Thursday challenge at The Outlawz, where "summertime' is the theme, and coloured it using alcohol markers and a white gel pen:


I also used the following for my card:

white cs base
red cs mat
yellow ribbon
metal rimmed sun sticker

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA



THE OUTLAWZ SKETCH CHALLENGE



My card, which features an image from The East Wind was made according to this sketch at The Outlawz (I flipped it)
 

The image is coloured using alcohol markers and a white gel pen : 


I also used digital papers and elements for my backround, 


as well as the following:

white cs card base
gems
sewn on star sequins and beads
Glossy Accents

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA



BUGABOO STAMPS :: NEW RELEASE


This little girl is one of today's new releases in the Bugaboo Store.

I merged her with an older image of a comfy chair also available in the Bugaboo Store.

I also used the following from my hoarded stash, to create this card:

white cs base
punched and embossed cs flower with milky gem centre
die cut leaves
pearls

The background papers and frame are digital.

Click here to find this image in the store.

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA



THE OUTLAWZ : GUEST DESIGNER FOR COLOUR CHALLENGE

I have the wonderful privilege of being the guest designer at the Colour Challenge at The Outlawz Colour Challenge this month, and today is my first assignment.


I have created this easel card according to the inspiration picture given this week:

The image featured on my card is from the sponsor of the prize:


I coloured the image of the fuchsias using alcohol markers and a white gel pen

Also used to create my card are the following from my hoarded stash:
white cs base
black cs  mat
digital  background papers and sentiment
sewn on shiny butterfly
white ribbon and bow

Click here to link to the challenge.

thans for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA



 




Wednesday, July 1, 2015

THE OUTLAWZ COLOUR CHALLENGE


This is my entry for the Colour Challenge at The Outlawz, made according to the given palette:


 

It is a colouring page, behind which I used a precoloured background.  The image is coloured using alcohol markers.

For the fibre component, I used a scrap of knitting yarn, tied in a ow that I used through the button.

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to enter the following challenges:

 



A NEW CHALLENGE AT FEELING SKETCHY


For this challenge we have this sketch for you:

 

with a prize sponsored by the fabulously generous BUGABOO STAMPS 

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/ 

My card features two Bugaboo Stamps images, Beach Peeker and Beach Baby 2, both coloured using alcohol markers, a white gel pen and Glossy Accents



Click HERE to link to the Feeling Sketchy Challenge #124

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN