Thursday, April 2, 2015

Light it Up Blue - and some exciting news!

Hello and welcome to the Light It Up Blue For Autism Awareness Blog Hop! I have so many wonderful crafty friends whose lives have been touched by autism in some way - so it is an honor to join along with the crafty world as we rally behind Autism Awareness!

I also am SUPER excited to share some fun news that I have been sitting on for a couple weeks - I am over the moon excited to be joining the Lil' Inker's Design Team! One of my favorite companies ever - I still feel like I'm dreaming!


Now back to the rest of this post! :)



We have so many fantastic sponsors that have shown their support for Autism Awareness and you can see the complete list here: http://lk2thestarz.blogspot.com/…/the-light-it-up-blue-for-…. If you would like a chance to win a prize from one of these fabulous companies 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 (obviously featuring lots of Lil' Inker's goodies)!


Here is everything I used for my card:





I used MFT cardstock for the background and word, vellum for the tag, and heat embossed my sentiment. Stapled the word and tag onto the dark blue layer, then attached it with foam adhesive hiding behind the solid portions. Finished off with a few silver star sequins.


Thanks so much for stopping by today - and for letting me share my good news! Make sure and check out all the stops, and don't forget to leave a comment for a chance at the wonderful giveaways by the awesome sponsors! Have a wonderful day!!!

70 comments:

  1. Congratulations to you, Heather! So happy for you! Love your card!

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  2. Congratulations Heather! That IS exciting news! I know you are so thrilled. You're card is stupendous, as all your creations always are. I'm participating today as well! #lightitupblue

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  3. Congratulations to you on becoming a new DT member for LID! I love your card, that background is fabulous!

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  4. A fabulous card and congratulations on your DT post.
    Kath x

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  5. Awesome card! Love that gorgeous die-cut background!

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  6. Congratulations, Heather! And your card is so beautiful, love it!!

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  7. Oh wow! Another great announcement from you! Congratulations! I really love that gorgeous cover plate!

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  8. Congrats, Miss Lady on your AWESOME Crafty News!! I just LOVE this awesome card, dearie!! Thanks for participating in this AWESOME blog hop!! You ROCK, lady!!

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  9. 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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  10. Love this card and congrats on all your exciting crafty news this week!! :)

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  11. What a fabulous card! And I'm so happy that you're joining us, Heather.

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  12. Amazing card! Congratulations on your DT post :)

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  13. I am such a Lil' Inkers fan and now my wish list has just grown from seeing your great and TRULY AWESOME card!!! What great blues you have used together and I love the way you stapled the word onto the tag!! So excited to know that you will be designing for them - HAVE FUN!!! Thanks so much for participating and supporting this hop!! I hope you have a REALLY GREAT day!!!

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  14. Beautiful card! That background is super cool!

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  15. cool card , love the background die...congrats on your new position !

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  16. Congrats on joining the team...can not wait to see what you create. I love your use of the cover up die...gorgeous card.

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  17. I think this is fantastic Heather! LOVE the die cut background... your card is "awesome in every way"!
    Hugs, Nina-Marie :)

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  18. Such a pretty card! And congrats on joining the team!

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  19. The cover up die makes the card very unique. Absolutely awesome card!

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  20. Welcome to the team! :) I love, love your card! It is seriously awesome! :)

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  21. Love the background die, great card.

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  22. Heather your card is wonderful and for a great cause! Congrats on your new design team position too! :)

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  23. Congrats!!! Love this beautiful card. Thank you for joining the hop ♥♥

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  24. Beautiful card. I am really loving that die you used. Thanks for joining in the hop. Also congrats on being on the DT.

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  25. This is AWESOME in every way... as are YOU! Congrats on your DT position with Lil' Inker, we're so lucky to have you join us! <3 I just got my goodies from Laura in today. I need to pick up a few of these cover plates though. Next time!!!

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  26. WoW! I love that cover up die! FAB card!!

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  27. Enjoyed your creation, Heather!

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  28. This is a beautiful card with my favorite LID Cover Up Die! So glad you are joining the DT!!! xoxo

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  29. Great card! I am in love with the background! It looks like a really fun die! Thanks for participating!

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  30. Congratulations! Beautiful card. Thanks so much for helping to raise awareness of our autistic kids. They have brought me joy for the many, many years I have worked with so many on the spectrum.

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  31. Congratulations! Beautiful card and love the cover-up die. One I will have to purchase.

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  32. Awesome card and congrats on being on Lil' Inkers team.

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  33. Congrats to you Heather
    and so lucky of you
    you have so much lovely DIE
    I have no die cut machine I always enjoy looking ladies making cards with DIE
    and this die really ADORABLE and to die for..
    Lovely blue card you made

    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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  34. OMG! I love background, it is awesome. Great card!!!
    Kisses;)

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  35. Love your background!! It really lets the tag and sentiment shine!

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  36. 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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  37. Your card is really amazing! I love the blue tone and the dies!

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  38. Congratulations on joining the DT. Fabulous card! I love the Pointelle die - something else for my wish list! xx

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  39. Congrats!!!!!
    Your card is absolutely perfect, chock full of goodness!

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  40. Very beautiful colors and the dies.
    This is a Great Cause.
    Happy Easter!,

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  41. Congrats on the DT! I love this background and the die cut sentiment

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  42. Beautiful card! I love what you did with the background piece. Would you like to hear some more good news? I thought Lil'inker only did stamps, but when I saw that you had used some really unique dies I have now become a Lil'inker fan! Thanks to YOU!

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  43. Wow....that background really makes this card pop!! Beautiful!

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  44. This card is aaaaah-mazing! Love that die cut background! Congrats on the design team gig!

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  45. Wow! Love the background! Beautiful card for a great cause.

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  46. Beautiful card, lovely blue cover plate! Amazing!
    Congrats on your DT appointment!

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  47. I love that card. It's super gorgeous. I particularly love the die cut background. I have two kids with autism. Thanks for supporting this great cause.

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  48. Awesome card! Loving this hop! My baby boy (14-year-old, Jake) has Autism, so this is close to my heart!

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  49. Congrats on your new DT! How exciting! This is gorgeous so no wonder you are the new teamie! ♥ Sue Kment

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  50. Congrats, Heather - great to see you join the DT! Your card is fabulous - love that cover plate :) Wonderful creation in blue for the hop!

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  51. Congratulations !!
    Your card is beautiful ! Thank you for sharing it in the amazing bloghop !

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  52. Your eye-catching pierced background, paired with the marvelous awesome word die is sweet X amazing! Fabulous card in every way!
    ~c

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  53. So happy for all your exciting DT news! Lovely card, Heather. facebook.com/wavingmywand

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  54. This card is totally fabulous! LOVE the clean, graphic feel! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  55. Congrats on the DT spot. LOVE this cover plate and your card is amazing!

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  56. Congrats! So happy for you! Love your blue card. TFS

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  57. CONGRATULATIONS Heather - it was WONDERFUL news when Laura announced it on the Lil' Inker Blog - SO HAPPY for you and HAPPY for us too!!!
    LOVE the card you have created for the Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness Blog Hop -THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and being part of this AMAZING event!!!
    ... looking forward to seeing you over at LID real soon :)

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  58. Fabulous card!! Love the background! And congrats on the new DT!!!

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  59. Huge congrats on the DT news - you must be grinning like crazy! And how fun is this set (awesome possum? OYEAH!) I'm so glad you joined in this hop that is making my heart sing :)

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  60. Congrats on everything this year :) What a great card! thank you for participating ♥

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  61. Wonderful card, love the die cut background.

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  62. Congratulations on your news! Your card is lovely - especially that die cut background!

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  63. I love how colorful this card is. Thanks for Shining a Light.

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  64. Mega-congrats for the new position!!! How exciting!!

    Love your card. Fabulous background!!
    Thanks for participating in this important hop!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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