Friday, December 30, 2011

Lawnscaping TEXTURE winners: Queen of Green, Top Mow it Alls, Honorable Gnomes

We hope that everyone had a wonderful Christmas/Holiday season!!!!! I can not believe we are almost at the end of 2011! Where did the year go?!? Our NEXT challenge is not only going to be "next year", it also marks our first birthday! Can you believe it? We have something in store for all of you! ALL OF YOU are receiving a present in honor of our birthday, so be sure to check back here on Monday, 1/2!!!!!!!

Before I announce the winner, I would like to thank Lawn Fawn for sponsoring our challenge with a free stamp set to the grand prize winner!  I would also like to thank Vicky for guest designing with us!!!!!!!!


Our Queen of Green is:



Shiend Shien, congratulations! Please email me at laurelkbeard at gmail dot com with your stamp set choice and mailing address.


And now for our Top Mow It Alls, in no particular order:




Congratulations Top Mow It Alls...


And our Honorable Gnomes, in no particular order:

Princess K (8 year old fabulous crafter)

Congratulations to all of our winners and participants! There was a lot of talent here and you guys blow us away every challenge!!!

Don't forget. Check back here on Monday and help us celebrate our first birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




Sunday, December 25, 2011

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas everyone! We hope you have a fun filled day filled with memories to last a life time! :)

Monday, December 19, 2011

Lawnscaping Challenge #24: Texture sponsored by Lawn Fawn


Welcome to another Lawnscaping Challenge! Today is our last challenge of the year! Our 24th challenge. I can hardly believe it! We are turning one in just a few weeks! And we are going to have a prize for each and every one of you for that challenge! :)

Today's challenge is all about TEXTURE! You can add texture to your projects a number of ways. Embossing, glitter, felt, distressing, etc... Show us what you've got! Make a card, scrapbooking layout, altered art project! The sky is the limit!!!!!!! There is a supply list at the end of this post spotlighting all of the Lawn Fawn sets used in the Design Team projects.

But first, let me introduce you to our sponsor, who needs no introduction! Lawn Fawn! They have generously offered up a free stamp set to the grand prize winner!


Returning to us is our December Guest Designer, Vicky Papaioannou of Lily Pads!


Thank you Vicky for guesting with us in December! You are truly inspirational and this project is amazing!!! Now let's see what the rest of the design team created inspired by TEXTURE!








Lynette












HOW TO PLAY:

**In order to be eligible to win, these rules MUST be followed.


To play along and be qualified for the prize, you must do the following:

  • Be a follower of Lawnscaping
  • Create a NEW PROJECT based on the challenge, link our challenge AND inspiration photo to your post and add your direct link to your post or online gallery to the Inlinkz below.
  • Use at least one Lawn Fawn product if you have it. If not, No WORRIES. We would still love for you to play along!
  • You many combine a total of 3 challenges with your entry as long as the other challenges are not the same theme as ours.  You may enter the challenge a maximum of 3 times
  • You have until Wednesday, December 28th to submit your entries!


You are welcome to upload your entries to the Flickr group! The Lawnscaping Patrol checks flickr regularly, hint hint! :)


Saturday, December 17, 2011

Tags and Treat Bag: Winners - Queen of Green, Top Mow It Alls and Honorable Gnomes

Wow, Wow, Wow! Can we just say wow! There were a ton of amazing projects from this challenge. I know I for one bookmarked a lot of pages because I was truly inspired and amazed!!!!!!

Thank you to Simon Says Stamp for sponsoring us with a $25 gift certificate to the winner!!!!! :) You all are amazing!!!!


And now for our winner, the Queen of Green!


Yainea, congratulations! Please email me at laurelkbeard dot com to claim your prize!!!!!!!!!


And now for our Top Mow-it-Alls, in no particular order:





And our Honorable Gnomes, in no particular order:


Winners, congratulations! Please pick up your badges (right click, save as) and post them on your blogs!

And a big thank you to everyone who participated in our challenge! We had a wonderful time seeing each creation! Be sure to check back on Monday with another fun challenge! We will be welcoming back our guest designer, Vicky

Monday, December 12, 2011

Blog Hop WINNERS!!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you for hopping along with us in our second Blog Hop!!!! We are so glad you found inspiration here and we can not wait for our next blog hop in a few months! I'll be sure to post an announcement a few days before the Blog Hop call! While we did receive a few comments about the hop being long, we will still continue to keep the cap at 40 participants and give the entire weekend to complete the hop.

Thanks again to our FABULOUS sponsors: Lawn Fawn, Whisker Graphics and Mold Muse!!!!

So now, let's get onto announcing the winners, using  random.org for the selection process.

First up, our hop participant winner! Out of the 42 designers, Random.org chose..... Heather Innusa! Heather, you win a free Lawn Fawn stamp set of your choice!!!!!  Here is here fabulous project!


And now on to our wonderful hoppers...... I used Random.org to lead me to the designers blog, and then used Random.org again to select the comment from that blog.

  • The winner of one of the $15 Mold Muse Gift Certificates came from Tina's blog



  • The winner of the second $15 gift certificate to Mold Muse came from Tami B's blog:
Jeanette M

Yay! Congratulations to all the winners!!!! Please email me at laurel k beard at gmail dot com with Lawnscaping Blog Hop Winner in subject line to claim your prize!

Be sure to check out our current challenge! Tags and/or treat bags!  You have a few more days to get your submissions in. The fabulous Simon Says Stamp is sponsoring!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Lawnscaping Blog Hop: All About Red


Welcome to our second Lawnscaping Blog Hop!!!! Are you ready to be inspired? Sit back, kick your feet up, grab a cup of coffee or tea and get ready to be just that!!!!! We've got 42 talented designers who have created some amazing projects!

Theme:  All About Red! Our designers created a project using RED and at least one Lawn Fawn image....

When:  The hop starts on Friday, December 9th at 12:01AM EST.  We realize there are a lot of designers! Therefore, everyone will have until Sunday, December 11th at 11:59 PM EST to leave comments on all the blogs to be eligible to win a prize. Take the weekend and be inspired!

Prize:  We have THREE amazing sponsors for this hop. One prize will go to one random hop participant and three prizes will go to three random people who comment along the hop!




  • Lawn Fawn - The amazing Lawn Fawn is offering up a free Lawn Fawn stamp of the winner's choice!
  • Mold Muse -  The fabulous Mold Muse, and the supplier of the only molds I use, has offered up two $15 gift certificates to her store!
  • Whisker Graphics - Whiskers Graphics has kindly offered up a $15 gift certificate to their store! They have some adorable things. Divine Twine, Packaging, paper goods and more!
So not only will you be inspired, you have several changes to win some prizes along the way! How can you win a prize? Simple. Just leave a comment on the blogs of the hop participants! The more comments you leave, the better chances you have of winning!

List of Hop Participants
You ready? Then let's get to hopping!!!!!!!!!!!!! The first stop on the hop is Laurel! If you get lost along the way, just head on back here for the complete list of participants!!!!

If you come across any broken links, please email Laurel at laurelkbeard at gmail dot com.


Hop participants, be sure to upload your projects to the Lawnscaping Flickr page, too!


Monday, December 5, 2011

Lawnscaping Challenge #23: Tags or Treat Bags


Welcome to another Lawnscaping Challenge!!!! This week is all about tags or treat bags! We thought the timing was pretty good with Christmas just around the corner!!!!  There is a supply list at the end of this post spotlighting all the Lawn Fawn stamp sets used in these projects.

First, let me introduce you to our sponsor, the wonderful Simon Says Stamp!  They have generously offered a $25 gift certificate to their store! Thank you Simon Says! We heart you!!!!!!!!!!

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This challenge, we have two guest designers! Allow me to introduce to you our December Guest Designer, Vicky Papaioannou of Lily Pads!


Vicky is a wife, mother of two and Computer Science teacher! She is the co-owner of Lily Pad Cards which features challenges, interviews, supply reviews, hot to videos, card making ideas and much more! Thank you Vicky for guesting with us this month! Check out the ADORABLE tags she made! Be sure to visit her blogs to see the deets:

Also joining us for this challenge is the super sweet Samantha Mann! She has played along in every one of our challenges and we are so thrilled she agreed to create something for us for this challenge. Check it out:



And if that isn't inspiration enough, let's check out what the Design Team created:







Lynette






Christy (check out the video tutorial on her blog)












HOW TO PLAY:

**In order to be eligible to win, these rules MUST be followed.


To play along and be qualified for the prize, you must do the following:

  • Be a follower of Lawnscaping
  • Create a NEW PROJECT based on the challenge, link our challenge AND inspiration photo to your post and add your direct link to your post or online gallery to the Inlinkz below.
  • Use at least one Lawn Fawn product if you have it. If not, No WORRIES. We would still love for you to play along!
  • You many combine a total of 3 challenges with your entry as long as the other challenges are not the same theme as ours.  You may enter the challenge a maximum of 3 times
  • You have until Wednesday, December 14th to submit your entries!


You are welcome to upload your entries to our Flickr group! The Lawnscaping Patrol checks flickr regularly, hint hint! :)