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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, November 17, 2014

ANYTHING BUT A CARD WITH BUGABOO STAMOS

Today I have a "Save the Date" tag to share with you:


The front of the card features one of the tags in the Mini Set - Wedding that was paper pieced (the dress) and coloured with alcohol markers


the back features the details


Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA








A NEW CHALLENGE AT SQUIGGLEFLY

Today's new challenge at Squigglefly is.
GIVE ME A SQUARE DEAL
(make a square card)


and my DT card to inspire you to enter features an image called  Old World Santa Christmas & Holly Wreath by Pamela Lehto and is available in the Squigglefly store.

I coloured using alcohol markers and a white gel pen


Here is a close-up of the beads I sewed onto the wreath, as well as the sequins on the red cs diecut


I used a white cs background, a red cs mat, and a white cs base card.

Here is a link to the challenge - just by entering YOU could be the winner of the awesome prize this week!

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA




Saturday, November 15, 2014

A HOLLY FAIRY FOR CHRISTMAS



The image featured on my card is called Fairy Christmas from  Bugaboo Stamps, and is coloured with alcohol markers


I also used the following from my hoarded stash

white cs card base
red and green cs mats
gold cs holly die cut with sewn on beads and metal roses embellishments


THe sentiment is on a tag


that is attached to the card with a peg embellished with an oversized gem with a pearl centre



Thanks for visiting my blog today

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to add my card to these challenges:





A CAS THANK YOU CARD


My really girly card was created by using my new embossing folder with a centre circle to emboss the white cs.  To this I added a circle sentiment, cut with a 2.5 inch punch.

The embellishments are
sewn on sequins and beads
flower beads sen on and a satin ribbon bow

Thanks for visiting today.

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

I would like to add my card to these challeges:


DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: ADELE


Six of my drawings have been released a digistamps in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on my card, pictured above.

The image is called

ADELE

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:


To create my card, I used the following from my hoarded stash:
white cs base
two colour blue cs mats
floral dp
offcut of gingham/roses dp
gold cs diecut
sewn on flower sequins and beads
butterfly
assortment of flowers, some ready-made, some die cut



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)

AdeleAdele (coloured)

Thanks for visiting my blog today.


luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE :: ELAINE


Six of my drawings have been released a digistamps in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on my card, pictured above.

The image is called

ELAINE

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:


To create my card, I used the following from my hoarded stash:
white cs base
two colours of blue cs mats
digital background paper (merged with a wolf image)
hessian/burlap strip
feathers
digital downloaded sentiment
metal charm




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)

Elaine 2Elaine 2 (coloured)

Thanks for visiting my blog today.


 .
luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY :: NEW RELEASE ::CHRISTMAS CANDLE


Six of my drawings have been released a digistamps in the Digistamps 4 Joy store today, and I have used one of them on my card, pictured above.

The image is called

CHRISTMAS CANDLE

and I have used alcohol markers for the colouring:



To create my card, I used the following from my hoarded stash:
white cs base
two different colour red cs mats
red tartan ribbon
heart ‘charm’ I made from a tinsel pipe cleaner

The sentiment is a digital download

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)

Christmas candleChristmas candle (coloured)

Thanks for visiting my blog today.


luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang