Lawn Fawn Intro: Slow Down and Enjoy

Hello and Welcome to our April Inspiration Week! We are showcasing 4 new stamp sets, 8 new standalone die sets, our Really Rainbow Paper Collection, new ink pads and new Lawn Trimmings twine! All of these products are available now at www.lawnfawn.com and at your favorite crafty stores.

We already have two places you can leave comments to win:
Our Big Giveaway Post!
Our Cloudy Hillside Pop-Up Add-On Post!
AND today’s post too!

Today is our showcase of Slow Down and Enjoy, it’s coordinating dies and Add-On die set! Slow down and enjoy this cute set of stamps! This sloth and elephant love to “hang” on your card or craft. These stamps can be used on their own, but also coordinate with Slow Down and Enjoy Add-On to create cute gift tags or bookmarks! It is perfect for teachers or bookworms in your life. 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!
Remember to click on the person’s name to see all of the details and leave these wonderful DT girls some comment love!

We are so excited to announce that we’ve added a new member to our Design Team! Please help us welcome Kay Miller! She’s amazing and so sweet, I know you will be inspired by her projects!

Kay‘s card is gorgeous! I love how she combined our cute sloth with the floral image from Simply Celebrate! It looks like the sloths are holding the vine, so cute!

I love that Elena paired our new little sloth from Slow Down and Enjoy with our Hang in There sloth! Her design with a Mini Picture Frame and Bannertastic is just so adorable!

Nicole created a window with an Outside In Stitched Star for the happy little elephant to peek through! And of course there’s his cute little bum on the inside!

Lizzy card is amazing! I love the awesome rainbow colors of the Lacy Borders! To add to the festive look she included balloon clusters from Bicycle Built for You!

Elise‘s charming birthday card combines the cute critters from Slow Down and Enjoy with our For You Deer cuties! The hats and cupcakes make this gathering a party!

Audrey‘s card is so sweet! I love how she made it look like the elephant is hanging on the Thanks Line Border! Too cute!

Lynnette’s little sloth has a big Happy Birthday message to share on a speech bubble from Happy Village! Her colorful design uses papers from Really Rainbow and Knock on Wood!

Latisha made a cute little bookmark with Slow Down and Enjoy and the Slow Down and Enjoy Add-On! I love how she doubled-up the tags and tied them together with Ocean Sparkle cord!

Yainea created a fun window surrounded by clouds from Plane and Simple and a Stitched Cloud Backdrop for her happy elephant to look through!

I love that she added the sentiment on a Party Balloon! The cute elephant has a tight hold on the balloon string!

Kristin’s fun window design features the cute Slow Down and Enjoy sloth, his sweet face on the front and his cute bum on the inside!

Chari‘s bright and cheerful card includes a cute bookmark clipped onto the front!

Chari created a vellum pocket for the Slow Down and Enjoy bookmark using the Stitched Gift Card Pocket!

Chari‘s simple card base is covered with Really Rainbow paper for lots of fun color and pattern!

Now, I have a little video for you showing Slow Down and Enjoy in action and some fun things you can do with it. I hope you enjoy it! Watch it below or click HERE to watch it at our You Tube channel.

Thanks so much for watching!

I hope you have enjoyed this look at Slow Down and Enjoy. Tomorrow we have another fun set to show you! For now, though, it’s giveaway time! Leave us a comment telling us the kind of books you like to read by April 18th 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, Sunday, April 15th for our next inspiration week post!

Thank you so much for all of your excitement for our inspiration and release week! Your comments, tweets, facebook, instagram and YouTube messages mean so much to us! Every one puts a big smile on our faces! We think Lawn Fawn fans are the best in the world. We love you guys!

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216 thoughts on “Lawn Fawn Intro: Slow Down and Enjoy

  1. Welcome to Lawn Fawn, Kay! Your twin sloths are adorable! What a great set to debut with. As for what I like to read, I prefer lighthearted fiction and stories about animals.

  2. I really don’t read a lot but when I do it is usually something about learning how to sew, craft etc… I loved all the samples, the bookmark that said this is where I fell asleep is all me, lol

  3. I can’t wait to pair some of these critters with the Peek a Boo back drop – so so cute! I love to read historical fiction – I’ve read Gone with the Wind so many times, my mom has bought me a new copy three times because I read it to tatters!

  4. I mostly read the Bible and other religious publications. But, I do enjoy an occasional good mystery. Of course, I’d need a cute bookmark…

  5. I just love the creative samples using this cute set here! I will read just about anything, but my favorite is probably a good mystery and I am a fan of Stephen King.

  6. Love this set. It was the first one I bought from this release. My fav books are children’s books cuz I’m a teacher

  7. I like books on herbs and spices as a way of improving health over pills. Nature is a work of art. Very cute creations today.

  8. My favorites are science fiction by Jules Verne and history by just about any author 😊. Thanks for the great cards and the chance to win! 😃

  9. Wow, lucky YOU to snatch up Kay Miller on your DT – she is so awesome!
    I love to read a good mystery.

  10. Super cute ideas! Love the bookmarks. I read a lot of Christian Fiction. Lately it has been Jeannette Oke books.

  11. Love all the samples from the design team! I love reading Star Wars novels and Christian Historical Fiction!

  12. I love to read historical fiction, biographies, auto biographies, books on faith, history, science fiction, books on current events, spirituality and religion, and I have a love for all things Stephen King, although I don’t read much horror of any other kind. I love to read so much, my kindle usually never more than a few feet away from me during the day and I sleep with it at night! 😉

  13. Cute projects today. I’ll give just about any book a try (even my daughters’ library books), with the exception of romance novels.

  14. Gah! These are so darn cute!!! I love how creative the DT samples are💕 I usually can be found reading
    Historical Fiction.

  15. Cute bookmarks, their little bums make me smile! I’ll read just about anything, but mysteries are my favorites.

  16. I love to read almost anything. Right now I’m re-reading the Outlander Series, love me some Jamie and Claire 🙂
    I love the tags that double as bookmarks, too cute.

  17. I love this stamp set!!! I like to read a variety of books. I generally read 5-6 at once: usually a classic, a literary fiction, a non-fiction, a crime/mystery, a romance and anything else. I tend to read mainly on my Kindle but also like to have at least one real book on the go as well.

  18. I am an avid cozy mystery reader. I always have a book with me and I own and make bookmarks galore! I love this set!

  19. I just love these peek-a-boo stamps and dies! SO CUTE. Love all the different ways the designers used them, too. My favorite books to read are mysteries – I love to see if I can figure it out before the book reveals the culprit! And I will admit that I read the Harry Potter books over and over. Thank you for the chance to win!!

  20. LOL!!! I have just recently been looking for cute bookmarks to make and here you are!! Always somethin’ great from Lawn Fawn, THANKS AGAIN LAWN FAWN!!

  21. I love mysteries – when I can stay awake long enough to read. I love the stamps that have the front and the back of the critters. Today’s video was so cute. Waited too long to order quilted background and saw it was sold out. Guess I will get when available again

  22. I love to read epic fantasy series. I have a friend who has worked with sloths and would love to use these to make her cards!

  23. I was so excited to see more critters like this after the release from last fall! I love to read mysteries 🙂

  24. Adorable animals! My favorite books are mysteries and scary, such as Stephen King. Reading Charlaine Harris right now, book was basis for Midnight, Texas series.

  25. Such cute projects today. I love those book marks and the cute sayings for them.
    I like to read mystery/detective novels.

  26. I love Slow Down and Enjoy and the cards, tags and bookmarks made with this set. I love reading, especially contemporary fiction.

  27. These Slow down and Enjoy sets are just adorable ! I love both sloths and elephants and I thing they are perfect for bookmarks and cards, of course.

  28. Wonderful inspiration!! My favorite kind of books are mystery! Like the ones you think you know the ending but you don’t Love those!

  29. It makes me sad I’ve move toward mostly E-Books. Because the only thing cuter than an elephant bookmark is an elephant bookmark with an elephant butt. 🙂

  30. Welcome Kay! I pretty much read anything I can get my hands on. I am currently reading “A Man Called Ove” and am re-reading the “Harry Potter” series.

  31. I like funny books like ones that Christopher Moore writes. I love the way certain characters from one book will show up in another. I also like action type books such as the Ava Lee series by Ian Hamilton. They are quick paced and easy to read.

  32. Thank you for the great ideas – so creative! I like to read books that motivate me to be the best I can be!

  33. Sooooooo cute! I totally love this set. I love to read travel books, bible study books and anything about crafting.

  34. I love to curl up with a good book. Fun chick stuff to biographies to faith based devotionals. Reading is FUN!

  35. So cute! Sloths are everywhere right now and my hubby and I have a fun time spotting them in the stores! I love reading, historical, romance, mystery…I love it all!

  36. The elephant bottoms are cracking me up! I like to read suspense and mystery novels. Today is a great day for reading or crafting!

  37. Love both the sloth and the elephant and how they makes such cute bookmarks! Right now my favourite style of book is a good mystery.

  38. Beautiful inspiration, thank you. This has become a favourite set in my house and they are so versatile. My book liking is quite spread wide but I do love a good crime and murder book.

  39. Love, love and love all the DT designs. Everything is so stinkin’ cute!!!
    I love to read Janet Evanovich books. Not only some good journeys but fun also!

  40. I’ve always been a big Stephen King fan. I enjoy reading his book, but here lately I have been turning towards romance.

  41. Oh love these creations! Completely enamored with stamps with critter booties. These are ADORABLE and the creations….squeal-able!!

    Favorite books to read….well, biblical and religious. As for fictional…I’d have to go fantasy and mystery.

  42. These are soooooo cute!! Love how there are matching butt images to go along with the fronts! Such a fun idea.
    Books, hmmm . . . yes, I love them all, fiction anyway. My favorites would have to be fantasy and spy novels. The Game of Throne Series tops my list.

  43. My favorite books are mysteries, I especially enjoy series. I just purchased these cute little guys, haven’t had a chance to work with them. Thanks so much for the inspiration

  44. I love these sets with front/back animals. I’m pretty non-denominational when it comes to genre, but mostly I like hopeful books. I have a hard enough time with depression; books are my place to get a giggle, fall in love, and generally end up happy.

  45. I love a good mystery, and I love Slow Down and Enjoy and For You, Deer. I have both sets and they’re so fun. I recently made bookmarks for a class of 4th graders and they loved them! P.S. Kay is a wonderful addition to the DT. I love her work!

  46. Congratulations to Kay on being selected to be part of the design team! Your sloth card is so cute and your coloring is phenomenal. The design team has shown once again just what can be done with one simple stamp and die set. Your cards are just fabulous, ladies! I love to read lots of different kinds of books from the Bible and Christian literature, especially C. S. Lewis, to fiction to science to art, etc. My favorite fiction reads are murder mysteries.

  47. I love these bookmark sets! I am in two book clubs and for Christmas this year I gave everyone a Lawn Fawn bookmark with the For you, Deer stamp set and coordinated dies! My favorite books to read are classic fiction and mysteries. I just read Eleanor Oliphant and really enjoyed it as well as Miss Pettigrew lives for a day.

  48. This set is SO cute. I laughed out loud at “This is where I fell asleep” – that is so me!
    I prefer fiction, and the books I pick out to read tend to be thrillers or have some kind of mystery.

  49. Oh my goodness, I love those little hanging animals and my favorite card is the party table! As for books, I don’t have much time to read lately but when I do read it’s usually non-fiction like health care or child care books.

  50. I like to read all kinds of books. But right now I have been listening to books through audible. I tend to listen and re-listen to the same book over and over while I am crafting. That way if I toon out for a moment (concentrating on what I am doing), I don’t care if I miss what is going on in the book.

  51. Books: fantasy, detective, mysteries, but they have to have a happy ending.
    I love the sentiments in this stamp set.

  52. I have not read a book in ages, mostly do online. But I do get a lot ot of craft magazines, that counts too, right. Thanks for sharing your great ideas

  53. I love lace borders and simply celebrate. They make such adorable additions to cards. As far as reading, I read almost any genre. My husband has alway said if I ran out of books, I would read the back of cereal boxes.

  54. I read a lot of mysteries or police stories.
    Also read a lot of cozies. Right now I’m reading
    “Plum Tea Crazy” by Laura Childs. Before that
    I read “Amemrican by Day” by Derek Miller. It’s
    about a Norwegian detective who comes to America
    to look for her brother. You can tell I have
    eclectic tastes. thanks for sharing the new
    release. Wonderful cards.
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

  55. I love mysteries!
    One of my favorites is Jana Deleon. These books are hysterical and
    the mystery is challenging.

  56. I am a fantasy and adventure reader mostly! I wish I had more time to read books though to expand those horizons!

  57. Oh, favorite reading Janet Evanovich when I need a sweet, fun and laugh out loud giggles!! Harry Potter , well just because. Dan Brown!! And I can remember the name, but Girl with the dragon tattoo series.

  58. I like to read smutty comedic humor. Chelsea Handler is my favorite, but I also enjoy books by other comedians.

  59. Oh, the elephant and deer are so cute! Dystopias are my favorite kinds of books to read, they make me appreciate how lucky we are to have the freedoms we do; science fiction as well. Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

  60. So much inspiration in this post! I like reading biographies — and discovering how people’s circumstances have shaped who they are; and how they have overcome obstacles they faced.

  61. Lately, I am really enjoying mysteries/thrillers. I usually listen to audiobooks at work, so they have to be engaging!

  62. So many adorable makes in this post! 🙂 I really enjoy the Dan Brown novels, and similar genre of books. I read all kinds of genres, however, when I just feel like going into the “world of imagination” 🙂

  63. That elephant is so darling & Elise’s birthday card featured in the video is sooo cute! My favorite books to read are mysteries. I’m currently working my way through the Joe Grey series by Shirley Rousseau Murphy. I always picture Joe as looking like my Henry-cat😊

  64. I’m completely in love with Lawn Fawn. If only my bank account could add much as I do… I’ll keep my fingers crossed for the Big Giveaway! Thank you for helping me to create smiles on other’s faces!!

  65. I’m completely in love with Lawn Fawn. If only my bank account could as much as I do… I’ll keep my fingers crossed for the Big Giveaway! Thank you for helping me to create smiles on other’s faces!!

  66. EEK so much cuteness!! I love to read (all kinds of books!) and these make great bookmarks! I have the For You, Dear set and LOVE it!!

  67. I love these cards! Can’t wait to recreate some of these!
    The books I currently enjoy are chick lits (I’m currently reading the Kevin Kwan novels, which are hilarious!) – nothing like an entertaining and easy read after a long day at work!

  68. All these sweet projects make me smile! My reading tastes are varied. I most enjoy books with a happy ending 🙂

  69. Hi KellyMarie, I love to read biographies. I find people fascinating and I just love to real about famous historical figures, etc.
    Thanks!

  70. I really don’t get a chance to read as much as I would like. But I do read a lot of children’s books to my daycare kiddos. Does that count?

    So in love with the sloth 😊

  71. I really don’t get a chance to read as much as I would like. But I do read a lot of children’s books to my daycare kiddos. Would that count? 😊

    So in love with the sloth 😊

  72. Love these stamps–and the bookmark/tag add ons. I also love how Chari incorporated them into her card. I like reading fantasy and thrillers, as well as magazine articles and blogs!

  73. I love those little critters that peek out! I read all kinds of books – I’m willing to give almost anything a chance 😀

  74. Sometimes it is hard to choose between reading and crafting. When I do read I like Historical Romance or Mysteries.

  75. Lately my reading materials have been Robert Munsch or If you give a pig a pancake. Thrilling material! (I have 3 toddlers). I am excited for the day to introduce them to the “Chronicles of Narnia” series.
    That sloth has got me in love! He’s so sweet!

  76. Oh my !! This little elephant is so adorable !! It’s been a while since I’ve read a book but I like the documentary ones.
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  77. Thank you for continuing with more characters to the bookmark/hanging around style that I had to have last release, I so enjoy when there is a window or a way to see the backsides, too funny! We all love to read in our house and I gravitate to mysteries, thrillers, and crime fiction.

  78. Super cute critters… love their little behinds 🙂 I love reading fantasy, although lately, I’ve been re-reading Jane Austen. She puts me in a wonderful place…

  79. I am totally in love with the little sloth! I had the chance to see one closely in my home country. I enjoy reading all types of books. Dan Brown and Agatha Christie are my favorites!

  80. CONGRATULATIONS and WELCOME Kay 🙂
    LOTS more to LOVE … I ADORE the elephants, FRONT and BACK!
    As for reading, I have my Hunger Games books out waiting for me to read them again.

  81. SQUEAL!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE ALL of the AMAZING Inspiration!! Do Magazines Count!!?? HAHAHAHAHAHA!! I’ve really NEVER liked to read, I FALL Asleep!! So Magazines or Crafty Books are more my Speed!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!

  82. I love reading non-fiction books about sociology-type topics- like The Tipping Point. These bookmarks are adorable 🙂

  83. When I have time or am feeling ambitious, I like the classics and old horror and mysteries. I’m currently working through Varney, the Vampyre right now – it reads quickly, but it’s just SOOOOO long that it’s taking me forever to get through! Mostly I tend to read shojo manga, though.

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