Monday, April 2, 2018

Autism Awareness Blog Hop

April is National Autism Awareness monthThe Stampendous Design Team and I are joining up with lots of other crafters for an Autism Awareness Blog Hop. 

Stampendous products used:

Other products used:
Copic markers: R17, R29, YR04, YR16, YR27, Y02, Y13, G05, G16, B05, B16, B121, B63, B66, FB2, V09, FV2, C4, C6, E23, E35, RV0000, RV000, BV0000, YR03, YR13, YR17
Solar Crest White cardstock by Neenah
Black and Blue My Colors cardstock by My Mind's Eye
Puzzle Die by QuicKutz
Clear Glaze Gel pen by Sakura

  1. Cut a piece of 12x12 blue cardstock to 10" x 7", fold, and score to form a 5x7 card. 
  2. Cut a piece of black cardstock to 4.75" x 6.75".
  3. Using a hand-held stamp positioned and Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink, stamp the smallest chick from the Everyday Chick set to create a pyramid. 
  4. Color the chicks in ROYGBIV to create a rainbow of chicks. Use Cool Grey and Violet to color the bottom row of chicks as shown. 
  5. Color the sky and grass with Copic marker.
  6. Add little hatch marks around the chicks' feet and wings to make them look as though they are fluttering in place.
  7. Use Clear Glaze pen to add dimension to the chicks' beaks.
  8. Trim the image panel and mat with black cardstock.
  9. Die-cut the puzzle and the floral border from the Spring Borders Cutting Dies Set from white cardstock, then color with the same markers used for the chicks.
  10. Cut a piece of black cardstock to 1" wide. Adhere the colored floral border to the black strip.
  11. Adhere the matted floral border to the base of the large scrap of blue cardstock left over from when you created the card and then trim to 4 5/8" x 6 5/8".
  12. Stamp the sentiments from the Big Words Happy Perfectly Clear™ Stamp set onto blue cardstock, then die-cut with one of the dies from the set.
  13. Adhere the sentiment and image panel to complete the card.
Thanks for visiting today!


  1. I like how you made the chicks different, bright colors. Very cute.

  2. Lovely card for a noble cause!
    Thanks to everyone who are part of the awesome blog hop, and to all the sponsors!

  3. What a fun pile of chicks! I can almost hear them chirping a cheer! : ) (FL)

  4. Love the tree of chicks.
    Darling card. Bright
    colors to cheer someone.
    thanks for sharing

  5. Too cute! Thanks for supporting the Autism Awareness Day & Blog Hop.

  6. Oh my......just so cute! And I love all the color, so happy! Thank you for your participation in the autism awareness blog hop.

  7. Such a cute card. One of my first stamps ever was this chick. It had different items to wear for different holidays like bunny ears... I think it had just come out. I still love it and it still stamps good after all these years.

  8. Stunning card! What a wonderfully vibrant combination of elements, love the chicks.

  9. Love those adorable rainbow chicks! Darling card!

  10. What a bright happy card! Thank you for participating in this worthy cause!

  11. Your rainbow colours are fab and I adore the way you've used all the images to make such a positive card, thank you x

  12. Oh my--how adorable with the colorful flowers, puzzle pieces and chicks.
    Sue in Ohio

  13. love this bright, cheerful card. Thanks you for participating and supporting this great cause.

  14. SUCH A SWEET CARD & SO COLORFUL!!!! THANK YOU for using your talents to touch the lives of those with Autism! BLESSINGS to you for your part in this hop! ;)

  15. What a cute card for such a great cause! Thx for participating.

  16. Hi. This card is super cute. Thank you for participating in the autism awareness blog hop. My 8 year old nephew is autistic. He’s non-verbal but he loves music and likes getting his hands messy with ink after I stamp various images. This means so much to me.

  17. So cute - love the pyramid of brightly colored chicks.

  18. Oh my goodness Kathi, how sweet are these chicks all stacked up? LOL L♥VE IT!

  19. Love your rainbow theme on this darling card! Thanks so much for sharing in this wonderful event!

  20. Great card for Autism Awareness!

  21. What a sweet card with all the rainbow colors! And a big thanks for joining the blog hop for such a fabulous event!

  22. Too cute! This card would make anyone smile. Great job.

  23. So darn cute! I love your pyramid of chicks, or should I say, pyramid of RAINBOW chicks! The addition of the puzzle pieces and the flowers in rainbow colors just makes it that much sweeter.

  24. Your layers are so much fun! Thanks for supporting Autism awareness!

  25. Your card is so cute, love the chicks- What a fun and wounderful card. Love all the colors of the rainbow you created. Thank you.

  26. This is such a fun card with all those colorful chicks!!! Thank you so much for supporting this important event!
    ❤ J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com