Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Autism Awareness Blog Hop

Hello everyone! April is Autism Awareness Month and my Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Friends and I are having this blog hop to bring awareness and support to Autism. I am excited to be participating in my first ever blog hop to support Autism Awareness.

My cards feature the Magical Day stamp set. I love this set and thought it would be a great set to work with for cards for children. I wanted to make some special cards that you could give to an autistic child for a birthday or just because to let them know they are one of kind and how that is a wonderful thing.

I have a couple of acquaintances that have children with autism. But I do not have too much knowledge on the subject so I took this as an opportunity to do some research on it and try to raise awareness. As I was researching to learn more about autism, I recently saw that Sesame Place is the first theme park ever that is A Certified Autism Center. The staff will be specially trained to help with special needs children. They also provide quiet rooms, low sensory areas as well as low sensory areas to watch the parade and several other resources to make a wonderful experience for the children. Sesame Place is local to me and my kids love it there so to know they are working to make it a great experience for all children is fantastic. I find it wonderful that they are many places out there working to make greater experiences for autistic children.

For some details on the cards. I decided to make watercolor backgrounds in some fun and bright colors. To create the backgrounds I used a mix of ink and Brushos along with my Aqua Painter. The images were colored with Stampin' Blends, my favorite coloring tool!

If you are so inclined, please think about donating to the Organization for Autism Research. Any little bit can help.

Thank you for stopping by and be sure to go through the blog hop to see everyone's creations and stories about autism.

Below is the blog roll of all of the fantastic ladies participating in today's blog hop:


Sue Plote

Jenny Hall

Denita Wright-Smee

Maria Willis

Elizabeth Price

Tami Hewlett

Lisa Curcio

Lauren Alarid

Tanya Boser

Jen Sootkoos - You Are Here

Eva Dobilas - Next

Kim Oliver

Charlet Mallett

Sandi MacIver

Adrienne West

Amy Koenders

Carolynn Sander

Stella MacKay

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  1. Fantastic cards! Perfectly designed and great colors! :)

  2. beautiful backgrounds for fabulous cards, love them both

  3. Ohhh, these backgrounds are stunning! They really make your images pop.

  4. AMAZING cards - those background are so cool!

  5. These are soooooo adorable! Your backgrounds are amazing and I love this stamp set you used!

  6. Wow!!! You're backgrounds are AMAZING!!! Words cannot express how much I love them both. Awesome cards for an awesome event.

  7. Your cards are so much fun, Jennifer!

  8. Such beautiful cards Jennifer! Thanks for sharing that info about Sesame Place. It’s so great when businesses make the choice to be inclusive.

  9. Gorgeous cards, and a perfect sentiment for the Blog Hop, Jen. D xox

  10. These two cards are so gorgeous Jen! I love everything about them! And Sesame Place sounds like a great place to visit one day! It was a pleasure to hop with you! Hugs from Canada.đź’–

  11. It is really great info! Appreciate that you share this information ��