Wednesday, September 12, 2012

A is for : Autism

Hi Loves!

Today begins the ABC of Nails Challenge that the lovely ladies from Llama Nails are participating in.  It took me a minute to figure out what I was going to do for a design.  I knew a lot of the ladies were going to go with abstract or apples so I wanted to be waaaaay different :D  I like to stand out you know...hehehehe. So I thought, let's do Autism.  It's a disability that effects so many, 1 in 88 children.  I have a cousin with Autism. He's had to overcome so much and to see him as the man he is today makes me very proud to be his cousin :D According to Autism Society it is the fastest-growing developmental disability. With only Only 56% of students with autism finishing high school.  But there are wonderful programs out there that teach autistic children how to live, work and survive in what can be a very cruel society. The next time and Autism run or walk is in your neighborhood, please get involved I promise you won't be disappointed :D.

So on to the nails....


This design caused me a minor headache...I couldn't get the lines of the puzzle pieces to line up but I still love how it turned out. As you can see I used the puzzle pieces for the accent nail and then I stamped the other nails with Bundle Monster #319.


Creative Assistants:
Avon Sunshine
China Glaze Salsa
Sinful Colors Midnight Blue
Finger Paints Tiffany Imposter
Wet n Wild French White Creme
BM - 319


So there you have it!  Hope you enjoyed :D

Thanks for stopping by!  Until next time!
~C

***Be sure to stop by and see the other lovely ladies creations***

6 comments:

  1. Love this! And definitely unique!

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  2. Beautiful! Such a great idea too. As a former teacher I have had many students along the Autism spectrum and it is a difficult disability. But with so much research being done and so many strategies for these individuals, there is so much hope and progress being made! Good job Courtney :-)

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  3. Great topic. :-) I'm glad to know a little bit more about autism as well.

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  4. Hello! I am Rosa, from Spain. Jorge my son has Autism. He is 9 years old and he is very sweet and happy . Sometimes it´s very difficult to life every day for my husband, my daughter Mercedes -she is 11 years older- for Jorge and for me, but we always have love and every little thing can be a miracle. Thanks a lot and kisses from my daughter and me. Your job is so beautiful like your heart. Good bye! Mercedes and Rosa.

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  5. Love this!!! I've nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award! http://tesdiditnails.blogspot.com/2012/12/liebster-blog-award-part-deux.html

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  6. Wow I love your blog and your NAILS!!!::))

    Greetings from Finland!

    beautinika.blogspot.com

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