Lawnscaping FIT May Blog Hop

It’s the last Friday of the month, so that means it’s time for the Lawnscaping Challenge Facebook Inspiration Team’s (FIT) Monthly Blog Hop! You’ve probably arrived from Lexa’s blog, but in case you’re starting here, you’ll find the full hop list at the bottom of my post!

This month’s hop is once again being sponsored by The Ink Road! Be sure to visit The Ink Road and Lara’s blog! We’ll pick a winner from all of the comments left on our hop to receive a gift certificate to The Ink Road!

TEAL is our inspiration color for this month’s hop, so I made a card with the narwhal in Lawn Fawn’s “Critters in the Arctic” stamp set . The stars are from the “Lucky Stars” stamp set.


I cut a panel from a sheet of teal star patterned paper in the Beachside petite paper pack. The waves are made from strips of white card stock that I cut with the largest of the “Stitched Scallop Borders” Lawn Cuts dies.

I used five different Copic markers (BG15, BG18, BG53, BG57, and BG78) to color the strips so that they’d create an ombre effect when layered. I used a 1/2″ circle punch on the top die cut strip to make the top wave.


Here’s our full blog hop order:
Before you continue the hop at  Yuki’s blog, be sure to leave a comment for me so you can have a better chance of being the lucky winner of a gift certificate to The Ink Road!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you’re enjoying all of the inspiration in today’s hop and are going to have some time to craft this weekend!

Lawn Fawn just kicked off an inspiration and release week celebration on their blog! Make sure you stop by the Lawn Fawn blog to get in on all of the release week fun!


It MOOSE be Lawn Fawn’s 5th Birthday!

Hi, everybody! I’m joining a few crafty friends today to wish Lawn Fawn a happy 5th birthday!
You may have arrived from Sharna‘s blog, but in case you’re starting here and want to go back to the start of the hop, you’ll find the full hop list at Jenn‘s blog!
One of the many things I love about Lawn Fawn stamps is the ability to mix up the different sets and create different combinations! Since today’s hop is birthday themed, I thought it would be fun to get the moose from Critters in the Arctic dressed up for a party! 
I started by stamping the party hat, then masked it off and stamped the moose. Then, I made masks for the moose’s antlers and stamped the balloons from the Year Four set. I used a black multiliner pen to “tie” the balloons to the antlers.
Then, I colored the images to match the Into the Woods petite paper pad and stamped up a custom sentiment with a few of my Lawn Fawn sets. You can find a full list of the supplies that I used at the bottom of my post. 
Your next stop on the hop is Roxanne‘s blog! Thank you so much for stopping by today! Happy hopping!
Moose Birthday Card

Lawn Fawn supplies used:
Critters in the Arctic clear stamp set
Year Four clear stamp set
Year Two clear stamp set
So Much to Say clear stamp set
Hats Off to You clear stamp set
Into the Woods petite paper pack
Pink Lemonade Lawn Trimmings

Other supplies:
Copic markers
Memento ink (color: Tuxedo Black)
wood button

Lawnscaping Challenge #97: Winter

Hi, everybody! Since it’s the first Monday of the month, it’s time for a new Lawnscaping challenge
One of the many things I love about Lawn Fawn stamps is the ability to mix and match images from different sets, and it’s something that you’ll see me do often when I create with them!
Our challenge for the next two weeks is inspiration-photo based, so it was fun to put a wintery card together with “Critters in the Arctic“, “Into the Woods“, “Love You a Latte“, and “Woodgrain Backdrops“:
I was inspired by the colors in the photos, the logs, the critters and the snow. I stamped the woodgrain pattern on some smooth grey card stock to make a custom background, and picked papers from the “Sweater Weather“, “Peace Joy Love” and the “Into the Woods” petite paper packs.
Here’s the challenge graphic, and you should be able to click on the photo for a closer look at the images:

And, we have a new sponsor for our challenges in 2015: Ellen Hutson

One lucky winner from this challenge will receive a $25 store credit to, a one-stop shop with TONS of the latest paper craft supplies!

For more details on this challenge, and to link up your entry, visit the Lawnscaping challenge blog
I’ll be back on the Lawnscaping blog next Monday with a sweet project featuring Lawn Fawn‘s “Bugs and Kisses” stamp set and the Goodie Bag Lawn Cuts metal die!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! Hope your week (and year) is off to a great start! I’m recovering from a particularly nasty cold that I caught over Christmas, and it’s so good to be able to breathe normally again!

Lawnscaping FIT December Blog Hop: Turquoise and Green!

Hi, everybody! It’s my first official monthly blog hop as part of the Lawnscaping Challenge’s Facebook Inspiration Team! This month’s blog hop is sponsored by Spectrum Noir, and they’re giving away a generous prize pack of two sets of alcohol-based markers in TURQUOISE and GREEN!
Make sure you leave comments on all of the blogs in today’s hop, because ONE lucky person will be chosen from ALL of the comments left on the blogs to win the prize! (So, that means the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!)
And, since TURQUOISE and GREEN are inspiring our hop creations, I came up with this card:
I used papers from Lawn Fawn‘s “Let’s Polka” and “Sweater Weather” petite paper packs, the walrus, the ice,  a sentiment and some snowflakes from “Critters in the Arctic“. I also used snowflakes from a few different Lawn Fawn sets: “Winter Penguin“, “Critters in the Arctic“, and “Yeti, Set Go“.

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas holiday yesterday and are having lots of holiday fun! 

Here’s the full list of blogs in today’s hop:

Suzanne–> you are here!!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Don’t forget to leave me a comment before you go for your chance to win the super cool prize from Spectrum Noir!

Lawnscaping Facebook Inspiration Team Challenge!

Hi, everybody! I have a few cards to share today featuring Lawn Fawn stamps and papers for the design team call for the Lawnscaping Challenge’s Facebook Inspiration Team. 
I’ve been participating in the challenges at the Lawnscaping Challenge blog for a while now, and thought it would be fun to try out for the team!
For my first card, I combined stamps from Lawn Fawn’s “Critters in the Arctic” and “Love You A Latte” sets with papers from the “Snow Day” and “Peace Joy Love” petite paper pads. The walrus’s scarf is from the “Winter Owl” set, and the coffee cup is from the “Winter Fox” set.
My second card is a different take on the moose in the “Critters in the Arctic” set. I dressed him up for Halloween with some props in the “Spooktacular” set. And, there’s no way he’s going trick or treating with just one treat bag, so I gave him five!
My third card is inspired by an idea I had to combine one of the sentiments from the “Science of Love” set with some other stamp sets to make a “punny” Halloween card. 
I stamped the back of one of the cookies in the “Milk and Cookies” set with watermark ink on vellum and heat-embossed them with opaque white powder. To make the other parts, I used a circle punch and a regular hole punch on some paper scraps.
The jar is from the “Summertime Charm” set and the tag sentiment is from the “Spooktacular” set. The chevron paper is from a retired Lawn Fawn paper pad.
Hope you enjoyed checking out my cards today! I hope you’ll be inspired to mix and match some of your stamp sets to make something new!
Thanks so much for stopping by, and I hope you’ll get some crafty time to make something fun over the weekend!