Summer is winding down for most of us these days and as I begin to look ahead to a fresh season and fresh adventures the warm and the sunny lingers here.  And so this week I’m thrilled to share a fun and playful set of templates inspired by all things sunny and all things summer, but which I think you’ll find can be used for most any page.  Summer Garden grows starting tomorrow Thursday 26 August.  And here’s a quick chance to win it!  Here’s a peek:


Leave a comment below telling me what your favorite summer activity is,
for a chance to win Summer Garden before tomorrow Thursday 26 August
at 10am (CST)
.  You can increase your
chances at winning by posting about the giveaway
on Twitter and Facebook.  Be sure to come back here with a link in the

Good Luck!!

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55 Comments on {blooming soon} and a {giveaway!} : Summer Garden

  1. Kitty
    August 25, 2010 at 3:08 am (7 years ago)

    so gorgeous, Sara!!

  2. Rebecca
    August 25, 2010 at 6:20 am (7 years ago)

    OMG – I think I am in love!!! These are fabulous! And the colors are so fun!! Thank you so much for the chance! My favorite summer activity is blowing bubbles with the kids! It’s so much fun to see them chase the bubbles!

  3. Jane
    August 25, 2010 at 7:47 am (7 years ago)

    Oh, that looks gorgeous!! I love you templates. My fav activity during the summer is swimming! Nothing is better then sitting on the beach and catching a few rays! Thanks for the chance to win.

  4. Cris Caexeta
    August 25, 2010 at 7:48 am (7 years ago)

    I love stay at the beach in summer. Thanks for the chance to win your fabulous templates!

  5. Kayla
    August 25, 2010 at 9:42 am (7 years ago)

    Found you through Liz – love your templates -thanks for the chance. 🙂

  6. Steffi [two cute wishes]
    August 25, 2010 at 9:54 am (7 years ago)

    Gorgeous Templates Sara – like always! Our favorite activity in Summer, is to be outdoors, in our little garden.
    It´s all in one Place….fun, relaxation, explore, play,learn, swim and so much more, the perfect place for all things that we love to do in the Summer 😉

  7. Lori Fantauzzi
    August 25, 2010 at 10:05 am (7 years ago)

    Love the Balloon festival we go to every year!!

  8. Jennifer
    August 25, 2010 at 10:08 am (7 years ago)

    wow wow wow! love those templates! My favorite thing about summer is swimming 🙂 and looooong lazy days with nothing to do 😉

  9. Dawn M
    August 25, 2010 at 10:09 am (7 years ago)

    These look so fun!! My favorite summer activity is lazing in the water on hot days. Thanks for the chance!

  10. Aggie
    August 25, 2010 at 10:20 am (7 years ago)

    I hope I get lucky!

  11. Kyla
    August 25, 2010 at 10:25 am (7 years ago)

    Thanks for the chance to win the templates! My favorite summer activity is actually seeing the sun and playing with my dogs outside.

  12. Lisa (dlhoffer)
    August 25, 2010 at 10:35 am (7 years ago)

    Oh these are fabulous!! We love being outside, working in the garden, swimming, cooking out – sigh, wish summer lasted all year!!

  13. Ferdy
    August 25, 2010 at 10:35 am (7 years ago)

    the thing I love most about summer is going to the beach, for sure!!
    thanks for the chance, it’s gorgeous, sweetie!!!

  14. Donna
    August 25, 2010 at 10:39 am (7 years ago)

    wow, these templates are amaing, thank you so much for the chance.
    My favourite summer activity is watching my son run around in the garden and have fun eating ice lollys and ice cream.

  15. Ferdy
    August 25, 2010 at 10:41 am (7 years ago)

    and posted your link on FB:

  16. Donna U
    August 25, 2010 at 10:46 am (7 years ago)

    I like to go for walks in the summer

  17. Michelle Huegel
    August 25, 2010 at 10:52 am (7 years ago)

    I love going to the zoo! Taking my siblings and now my son has always just been an excuse – I love the zoo!!!

  18. Nicole LeBlanc
    August 25, 2010 at 11:05 am (7 years ago)

    LOVE reading a book on the beach, hearing the waves crashing in the background!

  19. Suzanne
    August 25, 2010 at 11:16 am (7 years ago)

    My favorite summer activity is taking a dip at the beach!

  20. Aninha21z
    August 25, 2010 at 11:45 am (7 years ago)

    love your templates!!the thing I love most about summer is ice cream!lol o/

  21. Natascha
    August 25, 2010 at 12:03 pm (7 years ago)

    Ohh they are amazing and gorgeous as always!!! I like and love to spend my time with my sweet DD and DH and my family 🙂
    Thank you for a chance!!

  22. Chris (hutchie)
    August 25, 2010 at 12:04 pm (7 years ago)

    These are awesome! As for my favorite summer activity that would have to be walking in the evening. I just enjoy getting a good work out while sucking in all that nature has to off in the summertime! 😀

  23. bianka
    August 25, 2010 at 12:06 pm (7 years ago)

    WOW sarah… another stunning Work from you !!!

  24. GemmaC
    August 25, 2010 at 12:12 pm (7 years ago)

    Oh wow, they look AMAZING!!!

  25. Stephanie Dubois
    August 25, 2010 at 12:12 pm (7 years ago)

    Swimming is my favorite, for sure!

  26. lmjrocko
    August 25, 2010 at 1:08 pm (7 years ago)

    I love smelling grass after a cut lol

  27. Coila
    August 25, 2010 at 2:55 pm (7 years ago)

    I LOVE these!! Thanks for the chance 🙂
    My favorite summer activity is staying in my air conditioned house lol! Its TOO hot in AZ! That or swimming 🙂

  28. maaike
    August 25, 2010 at 3:10 pm (7 years ago)

    Wow Sara! These are gorgeous!!
    What I love the most about summer is sitting in the garden with my neighboorfriends and everybody makes dinner and we all share, those are good summermemories!! 🙂
    xxx Maaike

  29. LaShawn
    August 25, 2010 at 3:50 pm (7 years ago)

    Wow!! I think this is my fav set yet. I ♥ your templates. I think my fav summer activity is swimming. Hands down. Have loved it since bing a little girl. 🙂 Thanks for the chance!

  30. Deanna
    August 25, 2010 at 5:43 pm (7 years ago)

    Thanks for the chance!! they are wonderful! My favorite summertime activity is having the grandkids here and having them play in the sprinklers!

  31. Amy Hoogstad
    August 25, 2010 at 6:59 pm (7 years ago)

    My favourite summer activity this summer has been meeting friends at the park on a weekly basis. It’s been great having adult time while the kids are getting time with their friends! Plus, we found a park with a splash pad AND lots of shade, and those are hard to come by in this city:)

  32. abeille
    August 25, 2010 at 9:25 pm (7 years ago)

    Rhooo love your new template!!

  33. Aninha21z
    August 25, 2010 at 9:49 pm (7 years ago)

    FB paula piegas

  34. hollyinjapan
    August 25, 2010 at 9:52 pm (7 years ago)

    My fave summer activity is eating the fresh veggies home-grown in our garden. They make perfect home-made pizzas!

  35. Brynn Marie
    August 26, 2010 at 12:04 am (7 years ago)

    Backyard family campouts 🙂

  36. Mary
    August 26, 2010 at 12:29 am (7 years ago)

    Oh My!! Would I ever like to win these, they’re great.
    My favorite part of summer are our family get togethers… barbecues, picnics, etc.

  37. Rena
    August 26, 2010 at 2:15 am (7 years ago)

    WOW… They are lovely!!!
    My favorite of summer is the birthday from my little princesse sophie… – is was yesterday :o)

  38. Kristy
    August 26, 2010 at 8:10 am (7 years ago)

    My favorite part of summer is swimming!


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