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









Sunday, July 27, 2014

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: WAITING PATIENTLY

There are 6 more of my drawings available a new releases in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on this card:


The image is called

 WAITING PATIENTLY

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:


This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, or as a hand-coloured image (the one used on my card):


To create my card, I used the following:
white cs card base
pink cs mats
pink/white floral dp
corner punch with gems embellies
gold/pink metal and glass flower
organza ribbon
gold sentiment - a peel off 



Thanks for visiting my blog today.

luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN


DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: MY TIGHT JEANS

There are 6 more of my drawings available as new releases in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on this card:



The image is called

MY TIGHT JEANS

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:



This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, or as a hand-coloured image (the one used on my card):



To create my card, I used the following:

white cs card base
 blue cs mat
pale blue cs (for the sky)
yellow cs diecut for sun and the sentiment
spotty dotted dp for the grass
green cs diecut for the tufts of grass
butterflies, sewn on using acrylic and seed beads.


Thanks for visiting my blog today.

luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN


DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY NEW RELEASE :: BRIANNA

There are 6 more of my drawings available as new releases in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on this card:


The image is called

BRIANNA

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:


This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, or as a hand-coloured image (the one used on my card):


To create my card, I used the following:
white cs card base
blue cs mats
I used a die to cut out the image
blue dp
satin ribbon an double bow
layered flower with a button centre



Thanks for visiting my blog today.

luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: MISTERI - PLEASE CALL

There are 6 more of my drawings available a new releases in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on this card:


The image is called

MISTERI - PLEASE CALL

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring, and added Stickles to her hat:


This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, or as a hand-coloured image (the one used on my card):


To create my card, I used the following:
white cs card base
purple cs mats
black/white paisley (digital paper) dp
purple cs diecut with sewn on silver beads
embellishment made with large flower gem, sequin and silver bead
silver peel off sentiment
silver ribbon



Thanks for visiting my blog today.

luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: READY FOR SCHOOL

There are 6 more of my drawings available a new releases in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on this NON-CARD  - a homework planner:


The image is called

READY FOR SCHOOL

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:




This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, or as a hand-coloured image (the one used on my card):


To create my project, I used the following:
white cs for the planner
blue cs mat



Thanks for visiting my blog today.

luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :; NEW RELEASE :: MY SPECIAL CUPCAKE

There are 6 more of my drawings available as new releases in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on this card:


The image is called

MY SPECIAL CUPCAKE

And I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:



This digital image (300 dpi) comes in a ZIP file, with both a JPEG (white background) and a PNG (transparent background) file format, or as a hand-coloured image (the one used on my card):


To create my card, I used the following:
white cs card base
red cs mats
yellow floral dp

sewn on heart beads
white ribbon
metal heart charm
round sentiment (cut with punch)



Thanks for visiting my blog today.

luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN

Saturday, July 26, 2014

A PHOTO INSPIRATION CHALLENGE AT BUGABOO STAMPS


Above you can see the photograph as the inspiration, and this is my card:

 

I have merged two Bugaboo images (I LOVE doing that because Bugaboo's downloads are available as jpeg and png images)

The images are
and

and they are coloured using Copics

:
As this is a CAS card, I keep embellishment to a minimum, and all I have used arethe following from my stash:

white cs base
blue cs mat
blue ribbon
Glossy Accents on the sunglasses.

Here is the link to the challenge.

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN