Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 9 – Color Inspiration Board!

Let’s get inspired by our Color Inspiration Board Challenge! Our palette is inspired by Lawn Fawn colors Plastic Flamingo, Carrot, Merman, Peacock and Jalapeno! Use the color palette with the photo as inspiration or just use our bright summery colors on your new card or crafty project. This is a 3 week challenge that will be open until 11:59PM ET on Sunday August 6th.

For each challenge, we will randomly select a winner to receive a $25.00 gift certificate to the Lawn Fawn shop! We will also be highlighting a few of your fabulous projects at the close of each challenge! By linking your projects to our challenges you will give permission for us to post your work to this blog and our social media sites. Check out the How to Play page for a few guidelines to play along. We want this to be FUN so we will keep the rules few!
Now let’s see what our awesome Design Team has created to inspire you!
Kate‘s gorgeous Stuck on You design features cactus in a colorful random pattern! So Cool!
Samantha C‘s whimsical scene is adorable! Her swimsuit-wearing Critters on the Savanna are having some summer fun courtesy of the Let’s Play slide! You’ll find sunglasses in Aloha and So Smooth.
This card design could not be sweeter! I love how Jessica used the challenge palette to color the hearts surrounding our Octopi My Heart cutie!
Christy always adds fun finishing touches to her beautiful cards. She created this sweet Fairy Friends scene on a Stitched Journaling Card!
Samantha M‘s gorgeous water-colored scene features Life is Good on a wonderful CAS card design!
Karin‘s lovely birthday card uses our Stitched Journaling Card with cut out hearts in the challenge color palette!
Nancy took a hint from the flip-flops in the inspiration photo to use images from Life is Good along with Palm Trees and an Outside In Stitched Circle!

We’ll share more Design Team inspiration over the next 3 weeks and be sure to join us tomorrow for our Featured Fawnatics and Random Winner from Challenge 8!

And don’t forget to check out the Lawn Fawn blog all this week for our Fall/Winter 2017 Sneak Week to see our brand products that will be released in late August! There will be daily giveaways!!


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A Critters on the Savanna Card by Karin!

Karin joins us today to share a clever card using our Black, White and Bright theme!

Hi Everyone, it’s Karin and I’m so happy to share inspiration for this Lawn Fawnatics challenge.
For this card, that would be great for a kid, I started out by stamping and coloring three zebras from the fun set Critters on the Savanna. For my coloring I used watercolor pencils. I fussy cut my zebras before I created a bright and colorful background on white cardstock by inking it with distress ink in Spiced Marmalade. The sentiment I used for my flag/banner is from the cute set Love Letters.

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Have a happy and crafty weekend!

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A Critters on the Savanna Birthday Card with Jessica

 

Jessica joins us today to share a colorful birthday card that uses a fun masking technique!

Good morning!  Jess here with my first solo post for Lawn Fawnatics!

I recently purchased the adorable Critters on the Savanna stamp set (I know, I know…I have no idea why it took me so long!) and I couldn’t wait to play with it!  I stamped the baobab tree onto my card base and colored it with copic markers.  Then I fussy cut a mask from post-it tape and placed it over the stamped image to protect it.  I used post-it tape to mark off a vertical rectangle and then blended wilted violet, broken china, worn lipstick, and spiced marmalade distress oxides onto the card base before flicking it with water.  I removed the mask on my tree and set it aside to dry.

Next I stamped my lion and colored him with copic markers before fussy-cutting him.  I ran a black marker over the cut edge to create a nice sharp edge.  Then I stamped my sentiment onto black cardstock with Versamark ink and heat-embossed it with white embossing powder.  I trimmed the sentiment down to a fishtail banner and adhered it to my card.  Finally I added my lion with foam mounting tape and a sprinkling of ombre sequins to highlight the colors of the background!

Thanks so much for visiting today and don’t forget to enter your Outstanding Occasions cards for our current challenge!  Have a wonderful day!

-Jess

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