A Spring Garden Card with Joyce

We hope you are having fun with the new Spring Inspiration and Color Board! We can’t wait to see your creativity! This challenge will be open until Sunday, April 17 at 11:59PM ET. 

Joyce joins us today with a beautifully clever garden themed card!

Joyce used Foursquare Backdrop: Portrait to create vignettes showing the progression of this pretty Garden Before ‘n Afters flower from seed to full bloom! The cute butterflies from Butterfly Kisses and little bee from Berry Special add more fun the little scenes!

She added pretty color and pattern by using a variety of Flower Market paper behind each window!

The bottom of the Foursquare Backdrop: Portrait is the perfect place to add the greeting! Joyce spelled out “blooms” with Henry’s ABCs in pastel Watercolor Wishes paper like the pretty pastel eggs in the inspiration board!

Thank you for this adorable inspiration, Joyce! I love it!

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Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 122 – Spring Inspiration & Color Board

April showers, rainbows, flowers and Easter eggs; this month let these images along with the color selections inspire your crafting creativity!

We invite you to share your creativity by linking up your crafty projects at the end of this post! Your project should feature Lawn Fawn stamps, dies and papers. This challenge will run for 2 weeks and be open until Sunday, April 17th at 11:59PM ET.

For each challenge, we will randomly select an entry to receive a $50.00 gift certificate to the Lawn Fawn shop! Everyone who enters a challenge has a chance to be the random drawing winner! Woohoo!

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’ll keep the rules to just a few!

Let’s see what our amazing Design Team was inspired to create!

Mimi was inspired by the rainbow image to create a charming sidewalk chalk art design! She used the cute kids from Joy to All and Screen Time for the little artists and she altered the candles from Birthday Before ‘n Afters and the wand from Fairy Friends to make the chalk! And then she used die cuts as stencils to color in the chalk drawings on the watercolor paper “sidewalk”. The greeting is a mix of Henry’s ABCs and Color My World.

Karin was inspired by the Easter eggs to create this beautiful card! She used Eggstra Amazing Easter and Butterfly Kisses to make the scene and then she added the sentiment from Bicycle Built for You!

Franci wishes you a very happy Spring with this adorable design that features A Bug Deal! She used sweet pastel colors inspired by the color board!

The color palette is great for creating adorable Easter cards! Joyce‘s design is so sweet with the cute Tiny Spring Friends arranged on and around the Giant Happy Easter greeting! The two rows of Simple Grassy Hillsides add dimension and fun design to her card!

Christy was inspired by the flowers and colors to create this cheerful scene! She included Garden Before ‘n Afters, Berry Special, A Creature was Stirring and A Bug Deal. She made the scenery with Cloudy Stencil and Grassy Border.

Samantha‘s card is so whimsical and fun! She incorporated the color palette and the flowers along with the adorable Chirpy Chirp Chirp chicks! I love how she added extra detail in the background with Just Stitching Double Rectangles!

Samantha M was inspired by the rainbow image and created a fun twist on the theme! She stamped several rainbows with All the Clouds, coloring each one in a different rainbow color. Such a clever idea! She added the raindrops with Rainy Sky Stencil and Stencil Paste in white.

Catherine was inspired to create an adorable scene! She combined Tiny Spring Friends, Village Shops, and Car Critters in cute scenes in the Peekaboo Backdrop windows! Then she filled in with lots of cute details from Happy Trails, Giant Easter Messages, Coaster Critters, Simply Celebrate Spring and Chirpy Chirp Chirp!

Jenn created a beautiful pair of cards that show us the difference between Distress Oxide Ink Spray and the original Distress Ink Spray! The Distress Oxide sprays have a softer, muted look compared to the bright color of the original sprays. Jenn’s design is so unique; she kept the Rainbow white with glittery detail and added the rainbow color in the background! Then she used Riley’s ABCs to stamp the custom greeting.


We will share more Design Team inspiration for you over the next 2 weeks and we’ll announce our Featured Fawnatics and random winner for Challenge 121 – Inspired by a Book, Movie or Song tomorrow! Now it’s time for you to get creative!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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Featured Fawnatics and Challenge 119 Random Winner!

Wow! Your Card Sketch creations are amazing! We loved the fun and creativity you all put into this challenge! Thanks so much, we are so happy that you joined us for this challenge, inspiring us with your beautifully clever creations!



If you are one of our Featured Fawnatics today, we invite you to grab this badge to share on your blog or other social sites!


by Vita
using Year Twelve, Tropical Vine Borders, Tropical Leaves Background Stencils

by Tammy
using Better Days, Butterfly Kisses, Love Poems, Happy Hugs, Reveal Wheel Thought Bubble Add-On

by Sharna
using Strawberry Patch, How You Bean? Strawberries Add-On, Bee Mine

by Sarah
using Tiny Spring Friends, Stitched Tree Borders, Flower Market paper

by Nynke
using Beary Rainy Day, Stitched Rainbow, Rainy Sky Stencil

by Elianne
using Toucan Do It, Tropical Leaves Background Stencils

by Claire
using Manatee-rific, Stitched Wave Borders

by Carole
using Garden Before ‘n Afters, Spring Blossoms Background Stencils



And now we have our random drawing winner from Challenge 119 who wins a $50.00 gift certificate to our shop, lawnfawn.com! And the winner is…#39

Congratulations to Melissa! Please send an email to fawnies(at)lawnfawn(dot)com with “Lawn Fawnatics random winner” in the subject line. Then grab this winner badge to display on your blog and social media!



We will share Design Team inspiration during the next 2 weeks for Challenge 120 – All Things Birthday. This new challenge runs until Sunday, March 20 at 11:59PM ET. We are looking forward to seeing your new cards and projects!

Thank you so much for joining us each month for our Lawn Fawnatics challenges! You inspire us with your amazing creativity and kindness!

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Happy Crafting! We can’t wait to be inspired by your birthday creativity!