Lawn Fawn Intro: Birthday Before ‘n Afters

Hello and welcome to Lawn Fawn’s June Inspiration Week! Our Summer 2019 Release is now available at your favorite store and at! Woohoo!

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AND today’s post too!

Today is our showcase of Birthday Before ‘n Afters and its coordinating dies! Have your cake and eat it too! This set is perfect for birthday cards and crafts, or for anyone who loves cake (which is pretty much everyone!) The design team has made the most amazing samples! We also have a video at the end showcasing some fun ways of using this fun new set!

Megan‘s festive Magic Picture Changer card uses Birthday Before ‘n Afters and a super fun cast of critters! This is such a happy card, perfect for a birthday celebration!

Latisha‘s gorgeous card is clean and simple proof that sometimes less is more! Her sweet design allows the sentiment and cute images to shine!

How fun is this design combining Birthday Before ‘n Afters with cute Butterfly Kisses critters?! Elena used Peekaboo Backdrop to make this adorable comic style birthday card!

Grace created a sweet little card that pairs Birthday Before ‘n Afters with a Tiny Tag Sayings: Birthday greeting! It’s a cute mini card that has a fun surprise inside!

The happy scene continues on the inside using the Center Picture Window Card set! Grace added the cute bird from Get Well Before ‘n Afters to coordinate with the bird in the box on the card front!

I love how the confetti is suspended above the cake using clear acetate strips that are attached behind the cake!

How amazing is Audrey‘s super fun birthday card?! It’s so festive with all the happy colors and of course my favorite, chocolate cake! I love how she used the Snowfall Backdrop to look like confetti, that is such a great idea!

Pretty pastel colors create a fun birthday celebration for this lovely card by Elise! I love how she framed the scene with a Just Stitching Double Rectangle!

Kay‘s bright and cheerful Birthday Before ‘n Afters card just makes me smile! I love how it looks like all the birthday candles are lighting up the background in shades of bright yellow and orange!

Lynnette combined patterned papers to give her Magic Picture Changer card lots of cheery color! The birthday greeting was stamped in bright Bubblegum ink to match the Spring Fling paper!

Yainea added some cute mice from Elphie Selfie and Wild for You to this fun birthday celebration! The cute bird popping out of the box is so adorable! I love the rainbow colors in the background!

Now, I have a video for you introducing Birthday Before ‘n Afters, sharing some fun things you can do with this set. I hope you enjoy it! Watch it below or click HERE to watch it at our You Tube channel.

Thank you so much for watching!

I hope you have enjoyed this look at Birthday Before ‘n Afters! Tomorrow we have another fun set to show you! For now, though, it’s giveaway time! Leave us a comment telling us about your favorite birthday cake flavor by June 19th at 5:00pm ET, and we will randomly pick one winner for this stamp set! (If you already own this set and win, you can choose another set!) Make sure to come back tomorrow, Saturday June 15 for our next inspiration week post!

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357 thoughts on “Lawn Fawn Intro: Birthday Before ‘n Afters

  1. Raspberry and chocolate yummie! Great samples made of your team… love,love, love…. Have a great weekend!

  2. My favorite birthday cake is blueberry cheesecake. Love all the cute birthday cards today!!!! Super sweet! DT: you’re “Fawn”tastic!!!!!

  3. Woot woot! I just bought the changer die, so this stamp set would come very handy! Just saying 😉 Favourite birthday cake…. EVERY cake is good in me eyes, even better in my belly 😉 But if it has chocolate involved, it will surely be a winner!

  4. My favorite cake is marzipan (almond paste) flavor! Too bad I can’t have it more often – I definitely need somebody to share a cake with 😀

  5. Love this set and how versatile it is! My favorite birthday cake flavor is chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Mmm….

  6. I love this set and all the inspiration! My favorite flavor is butter pecan with cream cheese icing! Yummmy!!!

  7. I love birthday cake! My favorite is always Black Forest Cake. I can’t resist the tang of cherries with rich chocolate and that sweet cream. So good! And now I’m drooling 🤤 German Chocolate comes in at a close second for me. The cards just keep coming! Great cards as always!

    1. I love yellow cake with chocolate frosting. I also love funfetti, chocolate cake, and carrot cake. It is so hard to pick a favorite!!

  8. I always asked my mother to make me angel food cake with fresh berries and whipped cream. Yum! It’s hard to pick just one since I love chocolate cake too:)

    1. YAY Some one else who loves angel food cake! This is the first time I have seen any one else want angel food cake on their birthday!!

  9. My favorite birthday cake was a red velvet cake my husband got me from a local bakery. It was sooo yummy!!! All of the cards are so cute today!!!

  10. My favorite cake flavor would be lemon raspberry. But I’m the only one in my family who likes it so I usually make a chocolate cake for my birthday!

    1. So many great ways to use the Birthday Before ‘n Afters stamp and die set, love all the cards!
      My favorite cake is a strawberry cake filled with vanilla custard cream, and I’m having some tomorrow as it’s my Birthday 😋🎂

  11. My favorite birthday cake is angel food cake. Sometimes I like a piece plain but other times its real good with strawberries and cool whip on top!! Yum now I want a piece of cake! Any one else??

  12. Marble cake with white buttercream frosting! Thanks for the inspiration, I was planning to play with the picture changer this weekend!

  13. So much fun…love that sweet birthday cake!!! My favorite cake is white with fresh strawberries inside.

  14. I think there’s never been a cuter set for birthdays than ‘Birthday Before & Afters’. How stinking cute can this be?

  15. These are the sweetest cards! No pun intended : ) I am a fan of the Cheesecake Factory’s chocolate cheesecake but that is a once a year birthday treat!

  16. LOVE all the projects by the designers! My favorite cake flavor is yellow cake with chocolate fudge icing. Mmmmm! Thank you for the chance to win!

  17. I don’t think there’s a (homemade) birthday cake I don’t like! But you can’t go wrong with at least some chocolate – cake, frosting, or both!

  18. Chocolate is definitely my favorite but I like almond lots also!! Great cards thanks for sharing so much inspiration!!!

  19. Love these fun Birthday Before ‘n After cards!
    My favorite cake was always one my aunt made for birthdays…. chocolate cake with chocolate pudding between the layers, frosted with whipped cream!

  20. My favorite birthday cake is any that I can create with my stamps, dies, and accessories from Lawn Fawn! It is a thrill to share these with people in an assisted living facility in Washington, DC. Thank you!

  21. So many adorable projects! Really, any cake birthday works! But my favourite is my family’s traditional birthday cake – a vanilla and coco torte cake with coffee buttercream icing. So delicious!

  22. I love these birthday cards!!! So colorful and cheerful!! My favorite birthday flavor is white cake with buttercream icing. Yum!!!

  23. Hmm….favorite cake would have to be carrot cake or just a plain vanilla! Depends on how they are made. I dont know how I missed this set when purchasing! I must have it!

  24. All these cards with yummy treats on them have me excited for my birthday this Sunday! My favorite kind of cake is always changing but I’ll be making Turtle Cupcakes with homemade buttercream icing for my birthday this year!

  25. My favorite flavor is White, NOT Vanilla, but white, like wedding cake, don’t forget the buttercream icing!

  26. I like angel food cake and pineapple upside down cake. I’m also a sucker for a yellow cake with milk chocolate frosting. 😋

  27. I love all the exploding confetti, birthday present surprise birdies and everyone enjoying cake! Brilliant set and gorgeous card designs! My favourite cake flavour is chocolate!

  28. Chocolate and salted caramel are my favorites! I love all the magic changer cards!! They’re so clever!

  29. Wow, the DT cards are amazing! So fun! I love, love, love them! I know this might be strange but I don’t really like cake so for my birthday my family makes me a pound cake with strawberries and whip cream – YUM!

  30. My birthday is during the best strawberry season in Finland so obviously my favorite is strawberries and whipped cream!

  31. There’s a restaurant that makes a banana cake with walnuts, fluffy banana frosting, and two kinds of chocolate…yum!

  32. My favorite is pound cake with fresh grapefruit but I also like yellow cake with buttercream icing. The design team did a great job with this cute set.

  33. All of these cards are beautiful & make me smile. My favorite birthday cake flavor is Chocolate with peanut butter frosting that my daughter makes. Thank you.

  34. My favorite cake is Pink Champagne (white cake with creamy filling, pink icing ribbons) from Madonna’s Inn in San Luis Obispo, CA. Anywhere else, chocolate!

  35. I love any flavor birthday cake as long as it has whippy icing on it! I’m a sucker for some whippy icing!

  36. So cute! My favorite flavor would be lemon! Lemon filled, lemon flavored, whatever, I love it all! 🙂

  37. OmG this set is so cute and all the inspirations are adorable.♥
    My favorite birthday cake flavor is chocolate with strawberry or raspberry.♥
    Many thanks for the chance to win.♥

  38. My favorite birthday cake flavor is place white cake with buttercream icing (it is all about the icing you see…) Thanks for the chance to win! SO many BEAUTIFUL birthday creations on this post!! 🙂

  39. All of the cards are amazing, but I especially love the contrast of the first two!! Thanks for the chance 🙂 my favourite birthday cake flavour is date chocolate chip!

  40. I really like lemon cake, but my favorite is a secret recipe my Mom makes and it tastes like moist wedding cake. It’s delicious! I want this new stamp set!

  41. These cards are so fun! I love all the cute critters…the bird popping out of the gift box is adorable. 🙂 My favorite birthday cake is Angel Food Confetti Cake. My mom always made it with chocolate frosting for my birthdays when I was younger. 🙂

  42. The birthday parties on these cards look like a lotta of fun! lol LOVE angel food cake for my birthday!

  43. How fun with a whole cake and then the after with a piece cut out. I like spice cake with caramel frosting.

  44. Such fun birthday cards! I absolutely love birthday cake. My favorite is the traditional white cake with white icing. Yum! I would love a piece right now!

  45. I like ice cream cake, 1 layer chocolate and 1 layer vanilla on top of a vanilla cake and buttercream frosting. Yum!

    1. Such amazingly cute projects. I love all cakes.. can’t discriminate 😀 yummy yummy in my tummy.. I need some now.

  46. What fabulous projects! I love how Lawn Fawn continues to make cards more interactive and fun!
    I’m a chocoholic, so definitely chocolate cake with a chocolate mousse icing…and berries on top – that’s my favorite!

  47. These cards are all so cute! I love almost any cake flavor, and I love that you can flavor the stamped cakes any flavor too!

  48. My favorite birthday cake would be white cake with Pineapple filling and real whip cream frosting 🙂 Yum!

  49. Strawberry with cream cheese frosting is one of my favorite cakes but my ultimate favorite is a Chantilly cake…yum! I really like the rainbow cake in one of the cards. It’s so colorful.

  50. So many great ways to use the Birthday Before ‘n Afters stamp and die set, love all the cards!
    My favorite cake is a strawberry cake filled with vanilla custard cream, and I’m having some tomorrow as it’s my Birthday 😋🎂

  51. Such a cute cake! I love TCBY White Chocolate Mousse Cake (well, ice cream cake… I don’t actually like cake)

  52. All of the cards are Great!! So creative! Hard to pick my favorite. The magic window changer is so colorful and I love interactive cards, however, I have not tried doing one yet.
    ❤️ All things by Lawn Fawn

  53. My favorite cake is strawberry lemonade cake from a local bakery. Love Lawn Fawn and thanks for giveaways.

  54. My favorite birthday cake is red velvet. I love the little bird jumping out of the present—it is too cute.

  55. Cheesecake!!!! With raspberries – yum!
    I love this stamp set – so much fun. Great cards from your DT. And – thanks for a great video!

  56. Love those fun cards, especially the Magic Window Cards!
    I love chocolate cake the most, with a tall glass of cold milk, yummy!

    Carol B

  57. Dairy Queen Ice Cream cake. Love that yummy chocolate fudge layer :). No candles for me please – it might burn the house down (heehee).

  58. Mmm…cake! I love a good chocolate cake with chocolate chip ice cream. (Oh, did I mention I’d want an ice cream cake!?!). Looks like the layer cake in the set could be made to have an ice cream layer or 2…

  59. I love the before and afters!!! And this one with the cake is so yummy!! My favorite birthday cake flavor is Death by Chocolate from a local restaurant: dark chocolate cake with dark chocolate frosting and mini chocolate chips on the top!!! YUMMY!!!

  60. Danish layer cake – it is vanilla cake with raspberry, custard and almond paste filling and iced with buttercream icing. Yum!!!

    1. I’m gonna have to steal Megan’s card design, it’s so cute! I need to buy some cake now though after seeing all of these, probably chocolate.

      1. I love a chocolate cake with vanilla icing. Simple, but delicious every time.
        I love that stamp and die set, it is so versatile. Perfect for the young and the young at heart.

  61. Every card is so cool looking! Love it. I am not sure what my favorite cake would be. Anything home made is always best though. I do enjoy strawberry cake or the kind with coconut flakes in the frosting.

  62. My favorite birthday cake flavour is strawberry jam and vanilla butter cream.. With fondant icing.. Like traditional birthday cake.. Yum my favourite!

  63. Such amazingly cute projects. I love all cakes.. can’t discriminate 😀 yummy yummy in my tummy.. I need some now.

  64. Chocolate cake with ganache is my favourite, but hey I like all cakes! Cream cheese icing is also a winner.

  65. My most favourite cake for my birthday is an Italian continental cake. I love the thin liqueur soaked sponge and the two custard layers. Delish!

  66. This is hard! I think my favorite cake flavor is plain vanilla, but with chocolate icing. Or buttercream. But definitely with sprinkles. 🙂

  67. OMG!!! Love all of the inspiration!! The coloring , the ink blending, the interactive cards! Love it all!

  68. Growing up my mom made the best Devil’s Food Cake – (I’m still trying to recreate her recipe) so that is a favorite. I also love Angel’s Food Cake and a Yellow Cake with Lemon Filling. I love the Before ‘n’ Afters and am so happy there is a Birthday themed addition.

  69. So many ways you can use this wonderful set. So cute!!! I would say good ol’ chocolate cake with buttercream icing. 🙂

  70. Oh man, I love all cake!!! But if I had to pick one flavor it would be a chocolate pudding cake… Yum! 💕🎂💕🍰

  71. There is no other flavor other than chocolate. I am a chocoholic. Love the before and after stamp sets.

  72. My favorite cake flavor would be chocolate! Dark chocolate! Yum!
    Really enjoyed seeing all the birthday cake cards!

  73. Love a cake with strawberry! But I got a Grand Marnier cake for my daughter’s birthday and it was spectacular!

  74. Carrot cake. Or lemon. Or raspberry with white chocolate. As many choices as there are good Lawn Fawn sets 🙂

  75. dark chocolate, chocolate with cherries, chocolate with raspberries, chocolate with strawberries, chocolate with orange…uh, did I mention that chocolate is my favorite?

    1. Adorable inspiration cards! I like most flavors of cake. What’s really important is the icing. It has to be cream cheese icing. It’s the best!

  76. My favourite cake has fresh strawberries and blueberries with whipped cream but the chocolate cake on the card samples looks pretty tasty

  77. My favorite flavor is vanilla but from a family owned bakery where Im from named, Schulers. I have yet to find a cake as yummy as this one so dont really eat cake any longer. These cards are amazing! The stamps and designs are fabulous!

  78. CARROT CAKE! My mouth waters even as I type it…Love the idea of the layered cake whole and sliced open. Super cute samples design team!

  79. My favorite birthday cake of all time is a Chocolate Icebox cake made with ladyfingers and a filling that is like chocolate mousse. It is my great grandmother’s recipe.

  80. As I get older I seem to like ALL cake flavors… But have to admit,… chocolate on chocolate is my all time favorite!

  81. Just love love love your stamps and your interactive dies. Thank you design team for the great inspiration.

  82. My fav cake would anything chocolate ♥, so yummy. This before n after set is adorable, that little bird in the present…so many possibilities!

  83. I would love to have ALL of these cute creations in my stash. You ladies did a great job. Just give me cake & I’m happy.

  84. I believe this stamp set is gonna become my favorite, love the many ways in which designers have used it!!

  85. Hmm, my favorite flavor has to be chocolate with chocolate whipped cream icing! Nothing better than chocolate!

  86. This is my new MOST favorite set! I love how it brings three new easy, no thinking necessary, ideas for the magic picture window cards! And SO cute!
    I love a good Vanilla and tasty buttercream Birthday cake!

  87. My favorite birthday cake flavor is our family’s home made red velvet. The stores and the shops don’t make it the old southern way and I don’t like them. So it is a real treat when we get red velvet.

  88. I’m a chocolate on chocolate girl!!!! Love your new products and your design team has done wonders with them… as always!

  89. My favorite birthday cake flavor is German Black Forest Cake! I haven’t had any of it for about 20 years, but I can remember how good it tasted when I lived in Germany. Thank you so much, Lawn Fawn for giving us inspiration!

  90. Love this Before & After. Want to definitely add it to my collections for my Magic Picture Changer dies.

  91. My FAVORITE Birthday Cake would be Layered Lemon Vanilla Bean Cake with Raspberry & Lemon Filling!! YUMMY!! I LOVE ALL of the AMAZING Inspiration!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!

  92. Actually, I have never been a huge fan of cake, but I love ALL pies and most other baked goods. My favorite is pumpkin pie, but it is never available during my birthday – so a fruit based pie or cobbler, etc is usually what I pick.

  93. My favourite cake is meringata…is a kind of ice cream cake with chocolate chips and marron glace!

  94. These projects are all so wonderful!!! My fave cake flavor is plain ol’ vanilla with whipped cream topping!

  95. Cake is always a favorite, and my favorite flavor is vanilla. Add some strawberries and custard and I’m there!

  96. Favourite cake flavour is any kind my kids make for me. But if I were to choose it would probably be maple flavoured.

  97. These cards are too cute! I have to pick one flavour?! Lol well if I was limited to one choice I think I would go with red velvet – yummy!

  98. I never pass on chocolate cake or I guess it must be my favorite. Just love the bird popping out of the cake card!

  99. These cards are just too cute!! My favorite birthday cake flavor is German Chocolate, although I love it more for that coconut frosting than the cake itself! 🙂

  100. I just showed two of my friends that magic window and we promptly headed to the LSS and they picked up the dies and we all got more before and afters. I got the peacock but I WANTED the birthday cake!!!! I am so in love with this concept.

  101. These are all fantastic!! I love them all. And, I love cake!! I think my favorite birthday cake flavor is chocolate. I prefer chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Best combination out there!! Yum!

  102. I love my magic picture changer dies an stamps but I can’t wait now that I have seen the new before n after stamps dies to get my order in, love your products.

  103. I love tres leches cake, or Japanese sponge cake with strawberries! But really any cake will do, so long as it’s yummy!

  104. I love yellow cake with chocolate frosting. I also love funfetti, chocolate cake, and carrot cake. It is so hard to pick a favorite!!

  105. All these cards are gorgous! I really love this set so much ♥ Latisha made such a beautiful clean and simple card out of this set taht really inspired me tod do something like that!
    But all the other cards are just plain awesome too! ♥

    And for the cake: Its Chocolate with self made cherry jam 🙂 !

  106. This set is SOOOOO adorable! I love the colors on all the cards – wish I could color like they do!

  107. banana spice cake is my favorite. My mom would make one for each of our birthdays (I am one of 5). Sure do miss her cakes.

    BTW: I love the new releases. Can’t have too many Lawn Fawn dies.

  108. Such fun birthday cards! I don’t like cake… however… I DO enjoy eating the frosting (my favorite part!)

  109. My favorite birthday cake is a poke n pour cake with white cake, strawberry banana jello then topped with cool whip with strawberries in it. It is the best.

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