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MCS Disclaimer Invites – No perfume, please!

Hey guys! So I saw that Zazzle (the site I use to host my official store) is having an invitation design contest! I was thinking about it and finally realized how I could use an invitation to raise awareness of a particular invisible illness, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, or MCS.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Invitation
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Invitation by DoILookSick

I’ve been reading my friend Katherine’s book, Allergic to Life, so as a thanks to her for the inspiration I used her name as the default on the customizable card. I went with the theme “fresh air” too, to try and put a positive spin on the request to abstain from scented products without getting too preachy.

What do you think? I’m not much of a graphic designer so I don’t know if I’ll win the contest. If you like the invitation and want to help it get the judges attention, please re-pin it from my Do I Look Sick Store board. If they don’t like the design, we might be able to at least raise a little awareness. That’s the “prize” I’m really after. πŸ˜‰


About rachelmeeks

My name is Rachel Meeks. I have endometriosis, an incurable pain condition, IBS, a digestive illness, and PCOS, which causes irregular periods and infertility. After keeping my illnesses a secret, I started to get upset about how my fellow sick people were being mistreated because of ignorance. I knew that I'd need to stand up, make some noise, wear my heart on my sleeve, and admit that I am not well to make a difference.

11 responses to “MCS Disclaimer Invites – No perfume, please!

  1. Reblogged this on allergictolifemybattle and commented:
    Thank you for thinking of me Rachel.

  2. Lovely! This is a biggie for lots of people! I know I had a friend who wanted me to run a post on no-perfumes!

  3. It looks good and the request for no scents is polite

  4. I looked at this again. Do you think the line about “good food and fresh air” should be larger, a little more noticeable? Maybe make the curlycues up top a bit smaller to have enough space.

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