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









Monday, May 1, 2017

A PERFECT TIME TO CRAFT : MAY CHALLENGE


The May Challenge at the A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge blog has just started, and this month the prize has been sponsored by Sheepski Designs

My card to inspire you to join us  features the image Jo's Daffodils  

 It is coloured using Copics and a white gel pen.

Click HERE to link to the challenge.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Bugaboo Stamps : Stella Says Sketch #509


This fortnight's Stella Says Sketch Challenge has just started on Bugaboo's Catch the Bug Blog

This is the sketch to follow:

My card features a Bugaboo Stamps image no longer in the store, and it has been coloured using Copic markers and a white gel pen:

The link to the challenge is here.

SUNDAY CAS GROUP GUEST DESIGNER - THE OUTLAWZ

This week's challenge in The Outlawz CAS group is to make a clean and simple CAS card, and here is my card to inspire you, my second week as their Guest Designer. 

My card is a merging of  digital images, with an organza boy added.

Not just clean and simple, but quick and easy too!

Click here to link to the challenge.




Saturday, April 29, 2017

NEW CHALLENGE : BUGABOO STAMPS


This week's challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog has a recipe for you to follow:

 1 image
2 buttons
3 colours

My card features Belle of the Ball, one of the new images from Bugaboo Stamps - isn't it gorgeous?

I used Copics to colour it:


Also used on my card are:

pink cs mat
digital dp
digital sentiment
2 pink buttons
Stickles

Click here to link to the challenge.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Anything but a Card ... Bugaboo Stamps


My DT project for Bugaboo Stamps' Anything but a Card today is a keyring tag.

It features the image Angel Boy Sitter on the front:

and this sentiment on the back:

luv'n huggz
Jen leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

Sunday, April 23, 2017

THE OUTLAWZ SUNDAY CAS CHALLENGE

I was so honoured to have been chosen to be this week's Guest Designer for the challenge over at The Outlawz Sunday CAS challenge with has a prompt word,

"SHOWER"

My card is a bridal shower card, which was created by merging three png images and a sentiment

I also used the following

white cs card base
pink cs mat
three sewn own flower sequins in her bouquet
(nail art) gems in her hair

luv'n huggzz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! DAY

It's my turn to share a Bugaboo Stamps project for Humor Me Wednesday on the Catch the Bug blog today.

My card, to celebrate Blah Blah Blah Day yesterday features the Calling Bird from the 12 Days of Christmas Set.

I used Copics to colour it and the following to create my card:

black cs base card
shiny red (embossed) dp
digital background paper
gold gems
and a digital sentiment

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA