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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









Friday, February 23, 2018

A Card with Numbers

One of the themes over at the Festive Fridays at the Outlawz this week is "a card with numbers", and I made a feminine 21st birthday card.

I used floral dp, cut out images from the dp, and added a hand coloured flower image which I fussy cut:
the image is coloured using coloured pencils.

I also used

white cardstock base card
pink cs mat
blue cs mat
green dp

 sewn on bead swirls
a 21st birthday key which I spray painted white and added gold highlights

die cut sentiment
die cut butterfly
ribbon

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Durban, South Africa


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Humor Me Wednesday - Bugaboo Stamps


My DT card for Bugaboo Stamps today features good old Gus  and the image is coloured using coloured pencils 

I also used the following for my card:

white cs base card
blue cs mats
blue plaid dp
blue twine
digital image beer bottle border
peel off sentiment

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Durban, South Africa

Anything But a Card - Bugaboo Stamps


My ABaC project for Bugaboo Stamps this week is a Gift Card/Money Holder Folder that features the image called Heels and Accessories that I coloured using coloured pencils

The inside of the folder has a section in which the git card or money can be placed.


luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Durban, South Africa

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Brat Ballerina - a Bugaboo Stamps Oldie but Goodie


One of my favourite [older] images in the Bugaboo Store is Brat Ballerina 
I coloured the image using Copics, and fussy cut it before pasting it on a digital background.  The embellies I added are
pearls
sequin trim
bow

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Durban, South Africa

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Humor Me Wednesday


My DT card for Bugaboo Stamps' Humor Me Wednesday is Galentine's Day yesterday.  It features the Bugaboo Stamps image called Two Girls that I coloured using Copics and a white gel pen
I also used
white cs card base
blue cs mat
organza bow
heart stickers
digital sentiment

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

New Release : Bugaboo Stamps


My card features one of this week's new releases in the Bugaboo Store, called Stupid Cupid.

I coloured the image using Copics and a white gel pen:
to create this card, I also used:

red cardstock card base
sequins

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang 
Durban South Africa

Monday, February 12, 2018

Anything But a Card : Bugaboo Stamps


My DT project for the Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the But blog today is this little treat holder featuring the image Cute Troll

I coloured it using Copics and a white gel pen 
I added a pink bow as the embellishment.

Jen Leeflang
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA