Thursday, April 2, 2015

Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness Blog Hop: spread your wings + Blog Candy!






Hello!

In celebration of today


I'm joining in on the Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness Blog Hop!

The fun starts HERE.

This will go postal to my cousin's son who is Autistic.

A big shout out to Veronica & Tenia for putting this hop together!  Thanks to Jessi for inviting me to join in the fun.

If you would like a chance to win a prize from one of many fabulous companies (deets are HERE) leave a comment on this blog, and any of the other blogs participating in today's hop! Winners will be chosen at random and will be announced on Monday April 6. Now here is the card I created for today's hop:



I decided to combine products from just some of the Sponsors of this fun hop:


Make sure you visit the Reverse Confetti blog to see what some of my other teamies designed!


paper crane
reverse confetti - paper crane



mermaid lagoon
butterfly reflections ink - distress spray stain - mermaid lagoon

sequin mix
winnie & walter - 1st birthday bash sequin mix

I decided to give away a collection of blue supplies:


Includes:

Various Whisker Graphics Bitty Bags

Blue Solid Divine Twine

Misc blue paper clips

We R Memory Keepers Enamel Dots

Washi Tape from Japan♡
(please leave a comment below to be eligible * please make sure there is an email associated with your comment * commenting open until Sunday, April 5th @ 11:59 pm pacific with the winner announced on Monday, April 6th.)

For more information on Autism please visit the Autism Speaks site.  


119 comments:

  1. Love love love your card! LOVING how you did that blue background!!! And the Rafflecopter doesn't have anything there?? For me at least ... nothing is coming up??

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  2. What a lovely card, Amy, love that blue and all your blue goodies! Autism Day is important to so many people, thanks for supporting this cause. Have a good Thursday!

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  3. fabulous card for an awesome cause! as always ♥YOU ROCK♥!!!

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  4. Love your card with that origami crane on it! It is perfect for this cause!!

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  5. Beautiful card, Amy! I really like the sentiment and the gorgeous CAS design! Thank you for the candy giveaway! fitkitty1@gmail.com

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  6. OMG!!! LOVE this, Amy! So perfect!!!

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  7. Hi Amy, what a beautiful simple card for this hop, I love the sentiment and wow, love that new distress ink color too!

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  8. A fabulous card - I love the sentiment.
    Kath x

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  9. Amt this is so beautiful, what an excellent stamp to use!

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  10. Oh I really love this beautiful CAS card with that awesome sentiment!!

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  11. Wow, I jst love this card! Awesome CAS design!

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  12. Beautiful CAS and a perfect stamp image/sentiment! Beautiful!

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  13. So sweet! Perfect watercoloring, CAS and just right!

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  14. Girl!!! I love this AWESOME CAS card!! Thanks for being my friend and thanks for participating in this AWESOME hop!! I love you and you ROCK!!

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  15. Great job I really love this card. Thank you so much for being part of this blog hop for such a great cause!!Happy Stamping/Keep Moving Forward!!

    Jessica Lynn
    http://jessicalynnoriginalstamps.blogspot.com/

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  16. Love the card and the cause. And that stamp set.

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  17. Love your card and the meaning. Kisses and happy easther!

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  18. Gorgeous CAS card. LOVE the blue swath beneath the origami bird. This card just makes my heart happy. LOVE it. Easter Blessings to you and your family. Bev

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  19. FABULOUS card! LOVE the blue inking behind the paper crane!! And what a great idea for a hop!!!

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  20. Such a beautiful card and perfect for this hop! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter holiday! :)

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  21. I LOVE this pretty card! It is so touching and heart-warming! Very pretty!

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  22. Your card is beautiful in its' simplicity and so uplifting in its' sentiment!! Perfect for this hop and just amazing - LIKE YOU!!!! Thanks so much for participating and supporting this hop!! I hope you have a REALLY GREAT day!!!

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  23. Love that your card is so simple, yet speaks volumes! So pretty!!

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  24. gorgeous card, perfect sentiment !!!

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  25. Such a pretty and simple card! I love the stamp you used.

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  26. What a fun card...love the simplicity!

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  27. Clean, simple and beautiful!!!

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  28. I have done origami for as long as I can remember, so I love this card!

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  29. What a fantastic card Amy!!! LOVE the blue watercolor around the origami bird!
    Hugs,
    Nina-Marie :)

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  30. This is beautiful, Amy! Love!

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  31. Awesome card Amy. Now I need that stamp set. :-). Thanks for offering up some goodies too. You ROCK!!

    Hugs,
    Dana

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  32. How can a card look so simple and so complete at the same time? You nailed it!

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  33. Your card is a one layer wonder! Love it!

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  34. I love the simple design of your card... but such a big impact. The bird stamp is outstanding! A beautiful card, Amy... love it!!!

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  35. Oh Amy! I LOVE this!! Simple elegance ♥ Thank you for joining the hop ♥♥

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  36. What an amazing CAS card. I love the spot of color you added. Wonderful job. Thanks so much for being apart of the hop.

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  37. Amy, like all the others who have commented before me - and those who will come after - I, too, LOVE your card and especially, your generosity with your give away. You are so incredible. Seriously incredible!
    Hugs~c

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  38. Beautiful Amy, and I love the way you incorporated the Blue into your card!!

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  39. This is gorgeous, Amy. I love the font of that sentiment. <3

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  40. Love that origami stamp and the fab sentiment! dcomer1@gmail.com Thanks for the blue 'candy' offer! : )

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  41. What an adorable card! I have two children with autism. Thank you for supporting this cause.

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  42. stunning card and love how you added the blue!!!

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  43. What an awesome sentiment for the cause, so true...

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  44. LOVE it ==No candy, I am on a diet LOL!!!!!!!!

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  45. Love your creation, Amy, especially the sentiment!

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  46. Fab card. Thanks for participating in this amazing hop.

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  47. Your card, Amy, is simply great. Love just the splash of colour.

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  48. Oh, the photos of you and your peeps....I love them!!; looks like you had a great time!! Love the blue...xxxx

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  49. Oooh, always love this origami bird image and the blue with sequins add just the right touch!
    kladd94803 at aol dot com

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  50. So so pretty and I love that pop of blue! my email is apedoak@aol.com

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  51. I Love your card!
    Pretty, plain and simple.

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  52. DELIGHTFUL card Amy, such an ELEGANT design and PERFECT for this AMAZING Blog Hop!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and helping spread the word about Autism Awareness :)

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  53. Amy I really like your card and I like the fact that you incorporated more than one company (sponsors) in one project. It just goes to show how well the products work together and what wonderful results can be achieved.

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  54. LOVE LOVE LOVE!! THANKS for sharing and being apart of the AMAZING Awareness Blog Hop!! =) You ROCK!! Have a FABULOUS EASTER WEEKEND Amy!! =) HUGE HUGS!! =)

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  55. Is an original card....I like this origami stamp.
    Happy Easter!!

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  56. Lovely card -- perfect for the hop~ Love your "blue" supplies too!

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  57. Love the simplicity of your card

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  58. Wowza, Amy, this is just amazing. What a fabulous message and I love the origami design. You are so awesome for giving away such a great prize. I love your kind, generous heart!

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  59. love paper crane used like this!

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  60. Love your card!
    Thanks for the chance at some blue supplies.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  61. Amy!!!
    seriously this is so crisp so clean so CAS and SO ADORABLE
    lovely creation Amy
    I ADORE YOUR CARD
    wish I am the lucky one get this candy
    I never got any card from you Amy
    I wish we can exchange card one day....
    just in case I win my birthday is at 10 April will be a nice bday gift from Amy..
    Great Post Amy...
    hugs,
    Monika
    (I love and proud to join this hop and hope you like to hop back to my card it is #155)

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    1. my email addy if you like to contact me is monik1973 at yahoo dot com :-)

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  62. Fabulous card, Amy! Love the CAS design~so perfect for this Hop!

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  63. What a great card. The sentiment is so fun and true!! Great job!

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  64. I was delighted to find this blog hop in aid of Autism as our 8yo son has low spectrum autism. He is a wonderful boy, much loved by many. Your card is brilliant! Thank you to all the sponsors for supporting this cause.

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  65. Gorgeous CAS card! I love the simplicity of the design and what a wonderful sentiment. xx

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  66. your cousin's son is going to love this card! I sure do

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  67. This card is perfect for this hop. Fabulous sentiment. Thanks so much for helping to raise awareness of Autism. Having taught many, many students I know first hand how rewarding and oft times frustrating it can be.

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  68. As I was scrolling along this hop, I was thinking, "MAN! I bet Amy is glad that she doesn't have to manage this massive hop." :) Your card is fresh and lovely. The tiny bit of glimmer is a perfect addition and that sentiment is sheer perfection for this hop.

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  69. Beautiful card for a great cause.

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  70. This is a beautiful card. I love that origami bird stamp and the sentiment is perfect.

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  71. What a beautiful card and its so perfect for the blog hop. Nice to see you back too!

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  72. Gorgeous card, Amy - so CAS and airy! Love the blue watercolour and origami bird :)

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  73. Clean and simple and oh so beautiful !!! I love your card !
    Thank you for sharing your talent !

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  74. Oh that color! So yummy. And what a perfect card. Sigh.

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  75. the card is very minimalist but so pretty. I recently got the origami stamp but I haven't used it yet.
    Now I have a beautiful idea for my next card.
    thanks for sharing.

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  76. beautiful card Amy! Thanks for joining us :)

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  77. This is so striking Amy!!! The simplicity of it is just beautiful-you have that magic touch for sure!

    Thanks for the opportunity to win your blog candy as well. My email address is susiespotless@yahoo.com

    ♥ Sue Kment

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  78. Beautiful sentiment on your lovely card!
    Thanks for joining this important hop and for the chance to win some lovely goodies.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  79. What a fabulous card! I LOVE the clean design and wonderful use of color! I'm sure your cousin's son will love it! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  80. What a fabulous card, Amy! I LOVE that sentiment--- love the ink--- LOVE it all <3 THANKS for leaving love on my blog! You made my day <3 HUGS!

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  81. Pretty card! Love that mermaid lagoon color!

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  82. Wonderful card for a wonderful cause! Thank you for being a part of this blog hop and helping to spread the much needed info about autism! Can't wait to see what everyone else made! Thank you!

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  83. how cool is this hop and love your card!

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  84. Oh Amy you ROCK! I love your card - I just got that set & need to get it inky stat!

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  85. Wow. This card appears simple but really invokes the feeling of encouragement. Such a perfect card for a this cause.

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  86. Love that bit of watercolor splotch behind the stamping! Sooo eye catching and fun!

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  87. Fabulous CAS design, Amy! Beautiful!!!

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  88. CAS perfection! Happy Easter to you and yours!

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  89. Such a pretty blue watercolour backdrop for your crane! I'm with Donna... CAS perfection.

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  90. What a wonderful CAS card! I love it!! Happy Easter Amy!

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  91. Beautiful card, love the sentiment.

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  92. Gorgeous. Gorgeous. Gorgeous card!! I loooove that look over the origami image and beautiful sentiment! So lovely and inspiring! ❤️

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  93. Such a fabulous card! It's perfect for this hop. lynnhardy56@sky(dot)com

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  94. Great card! I love the sentiment.

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  95. I just love your card, Amy! ghess4451@comcast(dot)com

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Cheers,
~amy~