Abusive Awareness Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Abusive Relationship Awareness Blog Hop. While this may not be your typical blog hop theme, we decided to put together this hop in order to shed light on a topic that often goes unspoken about, when the truth is many of us have either been in an abusive relationship or know of someone who has. We're here not to celebrate abusive relationships, but to bring hope to those who have been firsthand or secondhand victims and to provide awareness to help put an end to this growing problem. 

All of our projects showcased in this hop have something to do with hope, love, and encouragement. The color for domestic violence is purple, and as you'll see purple was used on many of our projects.

For my project, I created..wall plaque using Prima Fairy Belle collection papers.  She is what gives me strength to be a better stronger person each and everyday!!

To help promote awareness for abusive relationships, eleven sponsors have been kind enough to offer almost $200 worth of prizes to those who participate in the blog hop. Yes, you read that correctly, there will be 11 PRIZE WINNERS. Let's see what prizes are being offered...

Paper Piecings By Nikki - $15 Gift Certificate
Shelly's Images - $9 Gift Certificate

Designs on Cloud 9 - $20 Gift Certificate
Scraptastical Kreations - $20 Gift Certificate

Digital Delights - $10 Gift Certificate

The Robin's Nest - $20 Gift Certificate
Di's Digi Downloads - $10 Gift Certificate
Close To My Heart - $10 Gift Certificate
Quick Quotes - $15 Gift Certificate

Perfect Paper Crafting - $30 Gift Certificate
Erica's Craft Room - $25 Gift Certificate

Here's what you have to do to be eligible to win any of these fabulous prizes:
1.) Leave a comment on each blog in the hop
2.) Become a follower of each blog if you aren't already

Winners will be randomly chosen and announced on Made Especially For You on Friday May 20th. Comments after Thursday May 19th will NOT be eligible to win any of the prizes. 

Winners should contact Ashley at: especiallymadeblog@gmail.com

Your next stop is:
   blog! Here's the entire lineup in case you get lost along the way:

Thank you so much for joining us! Be sure to check out the following links for more information on how you can help to prevent and bring awareness to abusive relationships and domestic violence. 


An'Jenic G. said...

Such a beautiful plaque and hop. I love the flowers you used. This hop is near and dear to me. I lost a cousin to an Abusive Relationship. She left behind my now 10 year old cousin.

Just wanted to let you know it was hard to leave a comment on your post. I could'nt use google chrome to do anything; so I went to use internet explore. Some how I was able to use tthe up, down and tab key to see the blogger word verification to leave a comment.But you have to hit publish first before you can move up and down. You may want to turn it off. This could be one of the reason you may not be getting many comment on your blog. I thought I would share for the other bloggers.


JennyH said...

Beautiful project with an even more beautiful smiling subject : ) Such a pretty plaque, I love the flowers leaves and butterflies.

Sarah said...

Great wall hanging! love the flowers and the butterflies. I too had a hard time leaving a comment.

Paper Deckerations said...

WOW! I love it! I love inspiration other than cards! This turned out beautiful! Thanks for a great idea!!
paperdeckerations at gmail dot com

rlovew said...

Such a beautiful hanging- what a lovely way to keep up your strength. rlovew1976 at yahoo.com

CarlyJo said...

I love your project! Not only did you use beautiful items but you made everything flow so well, my favorite part being the torn paper transition. Thank you for donating your time to bring awareness to a often unseen problem!

Robin said...

Love this. You did an awesome job on it.

thecricutscrapper at yahoo dot com


Thank you first of all for changing the format of the comments, i tried to make a comment yesterday but it wouldn't work!! I love this it 's so pretty!! The butterflies and flowers are gorgeous!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

KathyJo said...

Beautiful! Thank you for helping to increase awareness.
skrappindiva29 at hotmail dot com

Eileen said...

Love it! Thanks for such a meaningful hop!

Ashley said...

Your wall plaque is absolutely gorgeous! :) Thank so much for participating in the hop.


simply monica said...

thanks for the comments - and thanks ladies for letting me know there was a problem I had no idea. xoxo

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