Saturday, April 1, 2017

Near and Dear to my Heart

 Happy April to you!
Today I have the privilege of sharing the fabulous new Spencer's Set from The Project Bin to kick off Autism Awareness Month! 

1 in 68

Did you know that 1 in 68 children in the U.S. is affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder? That means if your family does not have a member affected by ASD, I bet you know someone who is!  

Families affected by ASD need a great deal of support and encouragement and as stampers, we love to encourage with a little "made from the heart" happy mail! Spencer's Set can be used to create unique gifts for those affected in some way by ASD but it's so versatile it can be used for ANY occasion PLUS The Project Bin is donating a portion of the profits to the Autism Research Institute!!

I hope you will stop by The Project Bin to meet Spencer and view the other awesome projects that were made with this set!!

For the background, I used an aqua brush and picked up pigment from an Inktense pencil.  I was delighted to find that my heavy weight cardstock held up to a light watercolor wash.  After the cardstock was dry I placed it between text paper and ironed it briefly to completely flatten the layer.

The heart die from the In My Heart set is a perfect fit for the heart puzzle image in Spencer's Set, how cool is that!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Here's a look at this sweet set and some links to check out!

Great suggestions of what parents of a child with ASD  would love to hear    instead of the dumb things that are often said: 

Article I found interesting:


  1. I love this cute card and the bright primary colors. Those stamps sets are really neat.

  2. Your. Post.

    I'm literally misty eyed! Such poignant words and a wonderful reflection on those of us touched by this.

    Beautiful card ❤


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