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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









Monday, December 22, 2014

CHRISTMAS CARD WITH NON-TRADITIONAL COLOURS


Image : Bugaboo Stamps (Christmas Brat Boy Elf)


Sentiment : Create with TLC
DP : TLC - Let it Snow papers

I also used:
 blue cs as a mat
a snowflake brad
silver ribbon
Santa charm



thanks for dropping by today.

MerryChristmas!

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Durban, South Africa


SILVER ON SILVER FOR CHRISTMAS


I love an all silver card - especially for Christmas.

white cs base
silver cs, embossed, gems added


silver sentiment peel off

silver ribbon and silver angel charm

Thanks for popping by today so I could wish you Season's Greetings
(Whatever you're celebrating!)
Remember to spread the love!

huggz
Jen Leeflang
Durban
South Africa

Sunday, December 21, 2014

THE OUTLAWZ SATURDAY CHALLENGE

The Outlawz Saturday challenge was to create a card using light green, blue and white, and this is my entry:


She is from the PPinky Dolls Art store, and is called "Lonely Sisi"and I coloured her using alcohol markers:


Also used on my card are white and green satin ribbon and bows.
The sentiment is a peel-off.

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to enter these challenges



THE OUTLAWZ FRIDAY CHALLENGE

This is the card I made to enter into The Outlawz Friday Challenge:


where we were challenged to make a card with this colour palette:


My image is from PPinky DollsArt, called Christmas Angel

and I coloured her using alcohol markers


Used on my card are the following from my hoarded stash:

white cs base
orange cs mat
large flower created from individual silk petals (yay - I finally found a use for them!)
orange ribbon

Thanks for visiting my blog today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to enter these challenges:




DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: BEAD-AZZLED


Another four of my drawings have been released as digistamps at Digistamps 4 Joy, and the one featured on my card above is called

BEAD-AZZLED

I coloured the image using alcohol markers



To create my card I used the following:

white cs base
the vertical and horizontal borders are digital layering
I hand sewed on the wooden and seed beads


also - an eagle's head embellie



the bow is made of a suede thong and the beads were sewn on




This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, as well as a pre-coloured image (that I have used on my card)

Bead-azzledBead-azzled (coloured)
Thanks for visiting today.


luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to enter these challenges:


DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: MISTERI AS CYNDI


Another four of my drawings have been released as digistamps at Digistamps 4 Joy, and the one featured on my card above is called

MISTERI AS CYNDI

(the inspiration for this image was a Cyndi Lauper music video I was watching at the time, called "Girls Just Wanna have Fun")


I coloured the image using alcohol markers




To create my card I used the following:

white cs base
pink cs mats
heart themed dp (download)
digital sentiment
pink/white bakers twine
sewn on heart shaped beads

This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, as well as a pre-coloured image (that I have used on my card)

Misteri as CyndiMisteri as Cyndi (coloured)

Thanks for visiting today.


luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to enter these challenges:


DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: OLD HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR


Another four of my drawings have been released as digistamps at Digistamps 4 Joy, and the one featured on my card above is called

OLD HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR

I coloured the image using alcohol markers


To create my card I used the following:

white cs base
blue cs mat
blue floral dp
digital sentiment
gems
sewn on sequins and beads


flower (looks like a bougainvillea?) created from individual silk petals and stamens


This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, as well as a pre-coloured image (that I have used on my card)

Old Hollywood glamourOld Hollywood glamour (coloured)

Thanks for visiting today.


luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to enter these challenges: