About

I recently opened my own shop, Vanity Flair, to sell all the pretty things I make:

http://vanityflair.bigcartel.com/

I worked as a cabaret performer for a couple of years so if you need advice on any burlesque or stage-related projects, just give me a shout.


I have ecclectic taste and draw inspiration from all kind of styles (riot girl, rockabilly, pin-up, day of the dead, lolita, victoriana, Versailles, Art Nouveau, Art Deco) and eras. I like all kinds of interesting kitsch - from Soviet to Catholic!

I can sew, but I preffer altering things that already exist than making them from scratch. I like making jewellery and accessories too.

Swaps completed:

Newbie Swap

Steampunk Swap

Wizard of Oz swap (swaped with EVEnl's superscarf swap)

Pirate Swap

Ongoing:

Steampunk swap with Momo ^^

Wizard of Oz swap with Kiera M.

I don't currently have a camera, so don't have any projects listed yet. But you can see some of my costumes on this thread: http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/board/creative/crafty_and_arty/1966-how-to-make-a-showgirl-costume-headdress.
And a photo of my very first swap here: http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/board/creative/swap_shop/2155-sponsor-a-newcomer-swap-need-vets/page/57
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Essex Debs
Essex Debs · Bellevue, Washington, US · 32 projects
I'm with you on keeping my ID.Thanks for putting it so well ;0)
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Keira M.
Keira M.
hi there :/ really really sorry about this stupid technology problems! message me Happy xo
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Momo
Momo · Ayr, Scotland, GB · 2 projects
Hey, that would be great. Been wanting to do a steam punk swap for ages! x
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1421 projects
Hey missy, sorry I missed your comment. Aww glad you like the site and that fig garden sounds awesome x
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PinkWeeds
PinkWeeds · Omaha, Nebraska, US · 207 projects
Thanks for favoring my Guady Rose Shoes! I'm glad you liked them Happy
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CO + K User

That would be awesome, but you are in the UK... Some reason I have issues mailing to your county.. i did so twice and the letters never arrived! I would hate for it to happen again on a swap, but i love the idea of swapping to other countries.. perhaps I will go up to the post office and have a nice long chat with the postal workers and explain to them that I want no foul ups! haha If we aren't paired up, perhaps we can do a personal swap together, right now I am finishing up my Halloween swap, and then the spooky, but after that ... nothing. Thanks so much for the comment and I look forward to talking with you again soon.
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi sweety, still love your dress, though you didn't make him yourself sometimes we must by things too.LOL
good for the economic grow.LOL
Glad to hear that Sappho and Faeya are completely reocovered.
Muis is silencend, she hate to lay in the bench,but i'm spoiling her much.LOL she has on her soft pillow a heating mat so she lay very warm and comfy;-D
sometimes she give me a yell that it's tooooooo hot inside, and then she is sitting outside her bed in front of the bench door waiting for me to set the heating off.LOL
next week both of t he lady's must have their shots,hummm not so great because Wolfje disliked still muis so they must be packet in a bag separtly so Gerard will carry a lady too.LOL
it' was his birthday, he was teasing me a lotl.
he had helped me with some solutions of my fixed computer, but it cost still a lot of work.
and sad of my bad arms, my arms are worse then before and my hands too, all because of the silly traveling that i didn't had to done. but,,,, the community workers didn't want to listen and try to make an other solution.
so i must phone my md to get some more occupation therapist hours to learn an other transfer from wheels to bed or couch or whatever, i had asked for that some months before but the therapist didn't wanted to learn me that, stupid.
gerard loved his basgitar etui that i had made him.
i like it too to get on a picture, YOu look very great like it;-D
but my shots are most of the time to show others the sillyness from buildings that aren't made for wheelies.LOL
one time i stood on the front page with the title Livetrhreatenings movement of Jet.... , it was a free paper and i saw them all around my own envirment John my partner didn't want to see them. so i was sooooooo afraid that he had seen the picture ,LOL
I know very well that it wasn't soooooo dangeroously but the lady that interviewed my found that.LOL
John was always afraid that i could have a excident because as a wheelie you're always have the size of a child. some people behave to me like i 'm a child.-S but .... it only one time.LOL
because i do the same to them.LOL
Berlin is a lovely great awesome town. i have been there too.
about two weeks a salesman that sell kitschens will come to me to show me his stuff and i must choose some of them;-D
he thought that i was much younger so he was talk to me in that way . he will be flabber gasted when he see me in reall.LOL
i know that on the phone my voice looks tooooo young.LOL
one time a person thought that i was 18 years or mayby younger so he asked how old i was, then i was 45 so i t old him and he give me his appolize because of his manner of talking.LOL
You like me with your cleaning of materials , i do always the same when i must clean materials i make the whole time projects.LOL
yesterday i had to change my money to give Gerard his money and i bought toooo many mushrooms in a dollar store for projects.LOL
ooo,ooo this don't work out great.LOL
Wolje had a very gret day,because she got all the attention of Gerard, she is a real slut.LOL she prefere all the men .LOL
but she is a sweetie so everybody like her when she is laying beside them.LOL
so i'm not depressed of my worse health problems, but more anxious to find some solutions.
and,.... i will has more energy problems then before, i like to see other people but when you have such a less energy level i only can choose work or friends-S
not both, that's sad!
Yesterday i had to go to the hospital for a blood checkyp and i have very tiney vezels, and because of my wheels i have more problems so i always asked to use a baby needle and to use an other part of my body, but she only wanted to use my hand, and she didnt hit the vezel she damaged it only and later on she went through the whole vezel so my hand is thick and full of blood, blody nurse.LOL
Gerard told me you must go for better blood checkups to the hospital and i said yes i know and then it goes tooo wrong.LOL
that's why i don't want to do those blood check ups.
I had a old birdcage that i have painted this summer and with brench that i had painted cold i put on them my felted birdys , i must make some more and then i will make a lamp of it.
too for my new home, i think it will be look cheerfull .LOL
hey i must go for my meds, and some food
hope you're having a grear fun crafting weekend, much love, greetings and fun;-D
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Elki
Elki · Sunshine Coast, Queensland, AU · 1 project
hey lady Happy

Thanks so much for the friend add, love your interests

x
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CO + K User

Hey new friend! How's it going?
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi sweet Gigi.
how is your bunny now? i have still my fingers crossed for him/her, so it don't type easely the comments.LOL
Hey i see you have changed your avatar, i like this one too.
Is it yourself? and did you have made the dress, he's awesome.
hope you have a nice day.
love and hugs with a lot of xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
hi again, thank your for your understandin;-D
uhmmm the whiplash is so bad because i had before those troubles, allready a damaged almost broken neck.
i don't have the inbetween cervical veterbrae any more and the piece that was left over of them are moved inside and has made my spinal marrow canal tooooo narrow.
By the seccond whiplash my last parts of the inbetwen veterbae where gone so that 's why i take such a long time.
and the trafeling to haarlem wans't so well, so i must be m ore patiencend i think that's my goal in life to learn to be a brave patiencend girl.LOL
just now Gerard had give me a new phone as a to early birhtday present, he had thought of me very well, because it's such a one with tooooo big large button key' on it, i have problems with my hands and it's progressing worse, i know this for many years so i 'm used to that, and when he rings all the buttons are lighting.
like my brains too.LOL
boring black colour but i love the new toy to much.LOL
mayby i can when he hasn't no more guarenty on it to pimp him.LOL
very colourfull and kitschy.LOL
and he brought for me a new hard disk, so i can upgreade my computer finely. i'm still with Johns computer bussy to make a whole backup. he is still crashing-S
so it take 's tooo much time.
i had a good weekend , i had a big plant that was too big and my friend Karin and myself would give him a bigger flower pot but she damaged the roots to much so he died almost and then i had only the tiny top of it over, and thought i must try to cutting him and it worked and in the weekend i have give him again dirth and a tinyer flower pot . Gerard didnn't like it, that he was still alive, but i know he only think of it as a extra thing to move too.LOL
but i told him he is far smaller now.LOL
and much easyer to handle.LOL he could laught about it.LOL
i have made a lot new recycled beads, i found out that when you use other pakage of plastic and there are fold already in it, you must roll up the bead in the same direction, when not it don't fit on your pin or wood shape but become more wider.LOL
so i was able to make with food sticks to make those long small beads, my neighbours above had to smoke inside .LOL
tomorrow muis was walking outside her bench because i was cleaning inside and then she jumped far to high.-S
poor leg of her, she is now the whole time very quite not fine.
i will cross my fingers for you bunny too, hope that he is soon better again. poor bunny-S
it's raining and cold first i had something summer sweater on and thought i must be nice looking well dressed because i got visitors t hat will look how i'm dressed.LOL but llater on i thought i must pull a big warm cozy sweater on so that's now my dressing.
and i have slept this weekend a lot during the day, i slept to less hours during the night. and i was feeling sick of my whiples
and finely i understand why i always having a shortess of some of my painkillers, in the md's computer there is written the wrong number of it.-S so that 's why i have always those silly problems.LOL
i was feeling my self tooooo addicted, but this isn't the issue.LOL
hey i'm like it a lot that we're now friends , awesome.
yesterday i was cleaning a large pile of magazines out of the room and i cot a great idea for curtains for my n ew home.
it has less larger windows, the i have now, but much more tiney ones and it's the first time that people can walk beside them, because the flat has a galery pad -S
i know that will distract the whole time my attention , i have jumping brains you know.LOL
so i must make curtains, i was allready making them of milklids but it take such a long time to save them.LOL
so i have only small material pieces allready.
so i thought i must think of something that i can make quicker , i thinck i will use plastic bags.LOL
it's just an idea so i m ust think it out something more and try out it too.-D
but it will help me too to stay calmly in my house.LOL
hey give your poor bunny some strokes and a kiss on his nose.
send you all my love hope you're doing fine and had a great weekend too and a great monday and today tuesday too.LOL
love, hugs and craftingfun;-D
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi dearest friend;-D
yust got a message of Crafterella they have allready delete my mistake, so all is okay again.;-D
i thought i must tell you that.
glad and relieved on my site too;-D
Gerard has bought for me a new hard disk so i can upgreade the main programme of my cumputer that will be helping a lot.
hey sending you tons of hugs and kisses;-D
jet
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
ooo, ooo i have made a big mistake i was to in a hurry and suddenly i saw the button report, so i have asked in a mail to crafterella to undo my mistake. so sorry , i hope you will still be my friend!!
and that's why you have in such a short time three comments of mine;-D
hey love you and hope you still like me.LOL
greetings from a dummy ;-D
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi dearest Gigi, thank you for adding my as your friend.
Love that very much.;-D
hope you're having a nice day;-D
it's raining here, not fine, and i'm waiting for my helping friends-S
so i'm bored stucked to the computer.
you made my day by your adding.LOL
lots of love, greetings and hugs with xxxxxxxxxxx
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi dearest Gigi, thank you for adding my as your friend.
Love that very much.;-D
hope you're having a nice day;-D
it's raining here, not fine, and i'm waiting for my helping friends-S
so i'm bored stucked to the computer.
you made my day by your adding.LOL
lots of love, greetings and hugs with xxxxxxxxxxx
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Sheila Squirrel
Sheila Squirrel
Hello Gigi. Thanks for favouring my mad hatter headband Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi , hi;-D
yes you're soooo right, Muis is doing a lot better, but she know the bench tooo good allready because he had lived for a half year in the bench. her wound is healed but she must stay till october in the bench to heal her bones a lot more , not fine for both of us, i can't sleep so well , i sleep to be come easily awake when she need me for help.
in october she has to go back to her specialist vet to make some xrays and to look i've the broken bones are health some more.
i hope so.;-D
and i had made a trip to Haarlem the city that will be my new home for next year, i 'm still recouvering from my third whiplash and because of all the damaging it wasn't a good idea to travel -S
so i'm having again a lot of troubles right again.-S
sicht problems but too of my neck. and tiered out again a lot more, sick an dizzy too.
but i have slept yesterday the whole day so i'm free of fever again and of migraine so i' m glad.
the interview with the city workers to talk about all the suplies i need to become a well driveable home were agree with all m y questions and suplies so it will be a lot comfortable to live there.
I have now a not so well driveable home and i'm used of all the difficultys that i had to do , so i like it to become this appartment.
and it lays in the middle of the old center next to all the theathers. so i can go more out to them then now.
so i;m glad.
i have seen the building only the outside but it looked very pretty.
the persons were nice and kind and they didn't like to see that i was really sick of the traveling.
so i'm excithing and in a good mood.
and Muis can't understand why she had to stay in her prison , and why she had so much pain. she try to free her selfs, i can understand it, so when i must clean out her mess i let her walk outside but the little cat didn't like her anymore so muis is a little scared of Wolfje.-S
yes about the teacher that is sooooo wrong to act like that, i try to do that not. i'm always curious and think how can i see and look without prejudices;-D
i'm glad that its weekend , i must do a lot on the fixed computer to come back on COK so that will be my weekend job.LOL
hope you can do more fun , wish you a great fun awesome fine lazy weekend.;-D xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
hi, hi Gigi,
yes you're right about that style, i found it a lost that the style isn't not used anymore my teacher on the art academy disliked it a lot.
i was stunned by that, but i still like it, we had a lot disa greements.LOL
they thought that all the comic books weren't art, but they didn't knew of the great artist of them, only the bad ones.
we have some good drawers too, but France and Belgium having the greatest ones.LOL
i'm drawing comics too. but that was years later when i had finished my study.
When i was 18 i had a poster of it too, it was with a vist high lifted and it looked sooooo strong and powerfull with only black and red and some yellow on it.
just beautifull.
i have been yesterday traveled to the city where i will life next year.
i 'm still recovering of my third whiplash and i know that i couldn't travel still so i had asked the community workers for an other solution but they didn't wanted that.
so i'm very sick again and suffering from the same sight problems that allmost was gone and migraine and a lot of pain in my neck and arms.
but it was great to see the building of my house, the two flats were allready built now only still the inside.
i saw my new appartment to be too, and i loved it, it's in the old center of the city and beside my house there are all the theatre to go out and i liked it very well.
Gerard one of my fave helping people was with me and was very carefull for me , i liked it a lot, i'm not used to that.LOL
but they were agree to give m e all the suplies i need to got a very well driveable home later on.
some are very expensive.
so i' m sick but happy too and in a good mood , my other md told me to use more meds to healh some quicker.
so i was glad by that too;-D
and my sick cat that has been operated on her leg and her knee was go to her orthopedic vet to show her scarf and he was glad that she was finely doing a lot better.
so now we must lay down and sleep for a long time.LOL
hey liked it that you write my , hope you're doing well too;-D
love and greetings from your dutch neighbour gril.LOL
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi Gigi, thank you for your lovely words on the comment of the mice necklace project. and too for you're fave;-D
hope you're not afraid of Mice too much to make it.
and whish you much fun by the making of.LOL
hey love the style of your avatar picture!Very powerfull.
Our labour pary had such style in the beginning of 1920 till the seccond world war too.
hey have a great nice eve;-D xxx
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Sheila Squirrel
Sheila Squirrel
Thank you for adding my tail coat and parasol to your favourites Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Hi , welcome to this site, i see you're like it here, awesome.
wish you much crafting fun with all the great projects on here and got some inspiration of your own !;-D
Your profile sounds interesting, like the performing and the atered things you make, hope to see them someday;-D
By the way thank you very much of the fave of my birdcage hanger.
i enjoy him still, i didn't got the new adress from the mother.
so i 'm happy with him .LOL
i have made just now a new one but differend, i have problems with uploading and my big computer is fixed but i must wait till somebody will hold him up-S
it's to far without a car to hold him-S
but then you can see my version much less work but i like him too;-D
hey wish you a great nice day too and a lot of fun at here, but be warned this site can be addicted.LOL
greetings;-D
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Heidelish
Heidelish · Stavanger, Rogaland, NO · 19 projects
You sound like an awsesome person and I would have loved to meet you in person!
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CO + K User

Thank you for faving my moustache brooch! Probably strange to say to someone whom I only know by a short description, but you seem like an interesting person. Next week I am going to see my first burlesque performance which I am very looking forward to!
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katcar~
katcar~ · 27 projects
thanks for faving my spirited away tank top!
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