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Dance Themed Stamped and Stencilled Card

Hi everyone, Just catching up on some blogging, and I have a brand new card to share today. I've been looking forward to sharing this one, as it's my favourite of the 3 I have made using the music and dance themed stamp set from Creative Stamping Magazine. The first idea for this card came from a Christmas themed idea in another magazine. I decided to take the layout idea from there, and then do some stamping and stencilling to create the finished card. You can see the original inspiration on my social media, but here's how I put together this card. Items Used: Creative Stencils - Stars * Nuvo Crystal Drops Navy Blue * Navy Blue Ribbon White Card Cosmic Shimmer Colour Cloud Blending Ink ( and applicator sponges/dabber. Colouring Pencils Black Ink  Pad * Acrylic Stamping Block Scissor & Double Sided Tape Foam Pads Glitter Card Music & Dance Themed Stamps (Creative Stamping Magazine). How It's Made: Stamp the dancing shoes stamp on a p

Alexis Gerred - Sweet Angel - Song Review & Crowd Funding Launch

Although Alexis Gerred has 10 years experience in the theatre, appearing in shows such as the Green Day musical American Idiot, and was more recently seen as a semi-finalist in the BBC hit show Let It Shine, he is untested as a singer-songwriter. So untested in fact, that very few people have heard any of his original music, until now.  Alexis, perhaps in part, fuelled by the response he received after appearing on Let It Shine, has written a 10 track album. It's all ready to be recorded and released, with your help! The album has been launched via a crowd funding campaign on the Indiegogo platform, where you can pre-order a digital or physical copy of the album, along with other perks, to help offset some of the costs of release. But as an unknown in the songwriting sense, Alexis had to make a splash to launch the campaign, and he has done that with launch song 'Sweet Angel'. I was veering between Iron Sun and Five To Five as ones to watch on Let It Shine, and pick