Monday, July 4, 2011

Lawnscaping Challenge #13: Don't Forget the Inside


Happy Monday everyone and Happy 4th of July!! Welcome to another Lawnscaping Challenge! We have a fun one in store for you! Something different. Something that is often forgotten! Are you ready?
How often do we forget about the inside of a card? We thought it would be a fun challenge for us all! Stamp, Color, Draw.. Whatever. Just don't forget about the inside of the card for this challenge!!!

We have a special treat in store for you. The designer of the fabulous Sizzix pop up dies AND sponsor of this challenge, Karen Burniston has made two ADORABLE projects just for us!!!! Karen, thank you so much for joining us for this challenge and for sponsoring it. It is truly and honor.

Karen Burniston is a well-known designer and paper-crafter who focuses primarily on designing pop-up and interactive elements and is a licensed designer for Sizzix. She teaches pop-up classes and events throughout the world. You can learn more about Karen by visiting her blog where you'll find video tutorials about her Sizzix pop-ups, as well as, endless examples and inspiration of how the dies can be used. Learn more about Karen at:

Now, check out these FABULOUS, and I mean FABULOUS projects she created using Lawn Fawn stamps, and one of her amazing pop-up dies:

Karen has generously offered up one of her newest Sizzix dies, the Sizzix Scallop Circle 3-D pop-up die by Karen Burniston as the prize for this challenge! THANK YOU KAREN!!!! And yes, it is the one she used her on adorable creations shown above.

We are thrilled to introduce you to our July Guest Designer. Before we do, we want to take a moment and thank the amazingly talenged Vera Yates for guest designing with us in June. It was so much fun having her! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Now, our July guest designer, who really needs no introduction... Niki Estes. We are THRILLED to have you! And check out her awsesome project she created for this challenge.

For some additional inspiration, check out what the design team created using KarenBurniston's Sizzix Scallop Circle 3-D Pop-Up Die


**Please remember to take a look at the rules in order to be eligible to win. We have had a few projects that were well received by the Design Team, but unfortunately because rules were not followed, were not eligible to win.**


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

  • Become 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 your post or online gallery the link 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, July 13th to submit your entries!

You are welcome to upload your projects to our flickr group as well! From time to time, we will select random Flickr participants to feature here on the Lawnscaping blog and maybe even throw in a prize or two!

The winner and Top Three will be announced within 24 hours!

International Players: International shipping has become quite expensive it seems. We will pay a portion of shipping if the winner is international, but the remaining cost is the responsibility of the winner.

PLEASE DISABLE YOUR WORD VERIFICATION!! :) The Design Team wants to stop by and leave you some love, but we will only leave comments on those who have been kind enough to disable their word verification.

Our challenge is only successful because of YOU! Be sure to spread the word!


  1. What a fun challenge. I just did the last one, late, but I loved the sketch. love the DT inspiration. fabulous. =)

  2. Everyone did such an awesome job!!! I love what everyone did and the pop-up was shown off perfectly. This is one of my favorite dies - so easy to use and doesn't take up any time to add! Great job everyone!!!

  3. Awesome projects!!!


  4. Those pop-up cards are FAN-TAS-TIC! It will be kinda hard to follow those....but thanks for the inspiration :)

  5. great challenge and great team inspiration. wow. oh and Happy 4th. i don't participate in the challenges as much as i would like to but i love looking at all the pretty things you all make. thanks for coloring my day with beauty. xoxo

  6. I just have to say a huge THANK YOU to Lawnscaping Challenge and the DT for the FABULOUS designs using this die. The talent here is amazing and so incredibly inspiring. There is a video tutorial for assembling this die, btw, which is linked on my blog. It's super-dee-duperly easy, though, letting you save all your time and creativity for the decorating!

  7. I just made my first card with an inside look:) Thanks to all your fun challenge ideas~ hugs~

  8. I finally got a chance to make something and uploaded it. I'm obviously not eligible for a prize since I do design work for Karen but I did want to share. :-)

  9. hi i m asmita from india. nice blog. happy to join u. try to participate in this challange. going to add ur link on my page challange blog list. my blog name is
    have nice day. do visit my blog sometime.

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  11. Fabulous challenge and DT projects. Glad i got a chance to ink up my Say Cheese stamp set! I just love the polaroid frame.

  12. Great challenge. the pop up by DT definitely inspired me. btw...i don't know why there is 'no thumbnail' appeared for my link.
    thanx for the challenge...

  13. sorry...ignore my previous comment about the 'no thumbnail'. The image appeared now. Thanx!

  14. hi i have submited my article

  15. Amazing challenge! Thank you for the great idea!

  16. A fab challenge this week, love all the inspiration from the DT :)
    Jenny x


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