Backyard Blast Giveaway #Win $50 Lowe’s GC 6/15

Diane Hidey —  May 31, 2012 — 247 Comments

Are you itching to get outside and enjoy the beautiful summer weather? Need a little help in ‘decking’ out your deck? Got your eye on a few more summer flowers? Want an easy way to score a $50 Lowe’s card? Then this is the right place to be!!!

I am part of a LARGE giveaway event and each of the participating blogs are giving away prizes to spruce up your backyard. Every blog’s prize is at least $50! So start hopping! Fill in the easy Rafflecopter form to be entered to win my Lowe’s Gift Card. Good luck!

Don’t forget to enter the grand prize giveaway sponsored by TruKid, Imperial Toy, and an amazing group of bloggers who want to make your summer a blast! You have the opportunity to win a wagon, water table, kid-friendly skincare package from TruKid, and a variety of bubble and water toys from Imperial Toy! Please note that the Grand Prize Giveaway is only open to US residents.

TruKid aims to encourage a healthy, well rounded lifestyle. By combining all natural skincare with fun and education, TruKid cultivates a relationship between healthy habits and being a kid.
Imperial Toy is the worldwide leader in the sale and manufacture of Bubbles and Novelty Toys. At Imperial, the Mission is to be First in Fun!

Disclosure: Formula Mom, Tales From the Nursery, The Maven of Social Media, and the Summer Backyard Blast bloggers are not responsible for sponsors that fail to fulfill their prizes.

To win the $50 Lowe’s Gift Card, enter the easy Rafflecopter form below! This prize is being furnished by me through points I won on Swagbucks. If you don’t belong, you can sign up here. Contest ends June 15. Open to US/CAN. If the winner is from Canada, a $50 Amazon gift card will be given.a Rafflecopter giveaway

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247 responses to Backyard Blast Giveaway #Win $50 Lowe’s GC 6/15

  1. I would buy a lamp for outside the front door (the one we have is cracked and sort of cheap and sad!)

  2. Pauline Milner June 1, 2012 at 6:38 AM

    I would buy some more bedding plants for my flower garden.

    Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity. ~Pauline

  3. House paint!

  4. gibberish (Julie G.) June 1, 2012 at 7:35 AM

    I’d purchase paint for the den.

  5. We need to stain our deck so I will probably buy supplies for that!

  6. Mary Happymommy June 1, 2012 at 9:34 AM

    I would buy plants.

  7. Rachel Miller June 1, 2012 at 10:15 AM

    I would get the trellises I’ve been saving for πŸ™‚ Thanks for the giveaway!

  8. I’d get new paints.

  9. a new ceiling fan

  10. give to my father as a gift

  11. I would get new plants and flowers for my garden.

  12. I’d get woodchips to do landscaping

  13. i would get plants

  14. I would buy some plants

  15. Maybe some paint πŸ™‚

  16. there’s some tools we need

  17. If I win, I will buy paints for our basement renovation

  18. Jessica Ledford June 1, 2012 at 1:58 PM

    Flowers and planters for my front porch!

  19. My husband wants to do some work in our garage, so he’d probably get some plywood.

  20. it’s gotta be flowers/plants or paint!

  21. I’d purchase paint

  22. New plants for the planter we are building

  23. A grape vine

  24. Plants and cleaning stuff.

  25. Oh, we have an ongoing Lowe’s list!! I’d probably get a new side table for the patio.

  26. I am not quite sure what it is called (and I couldn’t find it on the website) but it is an organizer that is for storing bolts, screws, nails, etc. but I would use it for classroom supplies.

  27. Amanda Sakovitz June 1, 2012 at 6:17 PM

    paint and some flowers!

  28. colleen boudreau June 1, 2012 at 6:20 PM


  29. a new toilet!

  30. paint to paint our house!

  31. deanna_boocock June 1, 2012 at 8:18 PM

    flowers to plant in the garden

  32. flowers

  33. I would love to get some paint to freshen up the kids rooms!

  34. some lamps and plants!

  35. annette campbell June 1, 2012 at 8:33 PM

    Rocking chairs for my front porch

  36. I would get flowers and pretty planters for my front porch.
    Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win!

  37. Some garden plants

  38. I will buy some lawn decorations!

  39. Subscribed via rss Google Reader – Stacey0711n(At)Gmail(Dot)com

  40. Jodi Bradshaw June 1, 2012 at 10:01 PM

    seed or dirt because we have been trying to get grass to grow in our yard

  41. I’d put it towards a patio set!

  42. I would buy some gardening supplies.

  43. I would buy strawberry plants and flowers.

  44. I would buy some stain for our deck.

  45. heather whitford June 2, 2012 at 4:00 AM

    ooh a new sander

  46. I’d put this towards a porch swing

  47. Deck Stain

  48. I’d like to get some paint for the porch

  49. flowers

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  50. Alex Liz Robinson June 2, 2012 at 1:03 PM

    I would get some things for our garden.

  51. Wendy Pogrant June 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM

    a new ceiling fan

  52. Brooke M Adametz June 2, 2012 at 2:21 PM

    I would put it towards new flooring for our sunroom!

  53. I’m in Canada, so if I won I wouldn’t be spending it at Lowe’s. An Amazon gift code would be great, though – I’d treat myself to the upcoming Smitten Kitchen cookbook. Fingers crossed!

  54. lamps! or paint!

  55. Ashley Hatten June 2, 2012 at 4:44 PM

    I’d like to get the materials for my husband to make a sandbox for my kids! thanks!

  56. curtains or a new toilet

  57. I would use it to buy landscaping rocks

  58. I’ve never been to Lowes (Canadian here), but I’d buy some books for my Kindle Fire with the Amazon GC if I won.

  59. Gina M Maddox June 2, 2012 at 5:38 PM

    new lighting for my front porch. Thanks for the chance to win!
    gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

  60. I’d buy materials for a new fence

  61. My husband has been wanting some new tools so I would give it to him to put towards that

  62. I would buy paint

  63. I would love to buy some flowers for my garden.

  64. Valerie Peace June 2, 2012 at 7:47 PM

    I would give it to the boyfriend so he would pick, but he has been wanting a new grill so I bet it would go towards that

  65. I’ll buy lots of vegetable starts and flowers for my garden.

  66. A fire pit!

  67. Kelly A. Tanner June 2, 2012 at 9:16 PM

    I would buy some more vegetable plants and mulch. Thanks for the useful giveaway!!!

  68. I would give it to my husband to buy some tools for work!

  69. Jennifer Marie June 2, 2012 at 9:39 PM

    I would buy paint for our basement!

  70. Janice Cooper June 2, 2012 at 10:26 PM

    Gosh we would buy either paint, plants or slates for our fence.

  71. probably more plants!

  72. I will buy stuff for my yard πŸ˜€

  73. Michelle Dippel June 2, 2012 at 11:33 PM

    We’d buy a new front door lock and knob.

  74. Herbs for my garden

  75. I would buy some shruns to plant in my front yard.

  76. window film for the playroom

  77. I’d really like the backyard carpet that the gal pulls out of the basement in the commercial !!! Yard Done !!!

  78. Flowers!

  79. A fire pit for my backyard.

  80. We are wanting to paint our house soon, so this would be perfect to pay for a portion of the paint. Thanks for the chance to win it!

  81. FIRE ANT KILLER! They are trying to overtake our back yard… which makes for a not so fun time!

  82. mulch~and flowers

  83. Flowers and Bushes for my new house. The garden needs fixing!

  84. carol roberts June 3, 2012 at 5:19 PM


  85. If I won, I would purchase hanging flower plants πŸ™‚

  86. I am loving the garden bunny and mushroom birdbath..Would be great for the birds and I think it’s beautiful to put in my yard and decorate.

  87. I would get plants for landscaping

  88. richelle bowers June 3, 2012 at 8:40 PM

    i’d buy some flowers

  89. A garden hose and a rake.

  90. Laura Jacobson June 3, 2012 at 9:19 PM

    I would love to buy a new lawn sprinkler, one the kids can run thru too and play on these hot summer days!

  91. A new ceiling fan for our den. Thanks!

  92. I need to buy something to spruce up the backyard! Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  93. flowers/plants

  94. I would buy plants

  95. gardening supplies πŸ™‚

  96. Hanging baskets

  97. Birdie Skolfield June 3, 2012 at 11:15 PM

    I need to re-seed my front lawn so ill by two bags of lawn seed

  98. paint and brushes

  99. garden items

  100. I would give the gift card to my husband and let him buy something great for himself. Likely some kind of new tool lol.

  101. We’re renovating our bathroom so I’d put it towards any number of things – paint, primer, toilet, taps…and the list goes on.

  102. I would buy some shelving for our garage.

  103. We are finishing our basement so we would buy building materials for that- drywall.

  104. a ceiling fan

  105. I would get flowers and paint.

  106. Some summer annuals and hanging baskets for front porch!

  107. Francine Anchondo June 4, 2012 at 1:42 PM

    tools for my husband

  108. I would probably get the stuff to finish my pantry if I win…

  109. Stefanie Elysse Hurtado June 4, 2012 at 10:21 PM

    I would put it towards the Milliken 2’8″ x 3’10” Anaheim Ducks NHL Accent Rug!

  110. Some new lamps. We just moved to a house with horrible lighting. It’s like living in a cave.

  111. I’d buy new lighting fixtures or lamps. The lighting in our apartment is awful so I’d like to try and make it a little better.

  112. a new drape rod for my bedroom. Thanks!

  113. Rebecca Graham June 5, 2012 at 3:53 AM

    I will buy paint.

  114. I would put it towards flooring for my bathroom..

  115. elven johnson June 5, 2012 at 12:32 PM

    Grout & mud to made a tile table with I have the tile just need the others

  116. I would buy a new fan

  117. flowers and grass seed

  118. plenty of wood to start the gazebo in the backyard!

  119. Jennifer Irving June 5, 2012 at 3:52 PM

    herbs for our garden

  120. I’ll probably use it towards a new dishwasher!

  121. I will buy some flowers for my yard from their garden center.

  122. A new faucet for the bathroom sink!

  123. I’d buy some paint

  124. Valerie George June 6, 2012 at 12:23 AM

    I need some storage at school. If I couldn’t find anything that will work, I would give it to my dad just because he has done so much for me!

  125. Garden tools!

  126. heather eg kaufman June 6, 2012 at 6:36 AM

    We would get outdoor chairs.

  127. we are wanting refinish our deck so we would use the gift card to purchase the materials needed to refinish our deck

  128. It will go towards a new grill for us as our old one just went kapoot!

  129. Some plants and possibly a new small raised bed.

  130. i would buy some paint

  131. bathtub taps and showerhead

  132. Flowers for the house.

  133. blueberry bushes!!!

  134. a new set of tools

  135. i’d buy new blinds to help keep the house cool from the sun

  136. A Charcoal BBQ. My son decided last summer that it was a toy for him and he took it apart and lost some bolts so we need a new one.

  137. Seyma Shabbir June 7, 2012 at 4:34 PM

    A new fan

  138. Bridget Merker June 7, 2012 at 4:44 PM

    I would put it towards a tree for our yard.

  139. I’d LOVE to buy some patio furniture!

  140. Sarah Harding June 7, 2012 at 8:10 PM

    bird feeders,flowers,or paint

  141. Melissa Vaught June 8, 2012 at 12:09 AM

    We already have a list of things we need at Lowe’s, from parts to fix a dishwasher to projects around the home and yard. I would let the hubby pick out whatever he wants with this card if we won! Thanks for the chance to win!

  142. Leslie Galloway June 8, 2012 at 1:24 AM

    paint for my son’s room.

    Facebook Name: Leslie Galloway (

  143. Olivia Lasting June 8, 2012 at 4:28 AM

    I would put it towards a new BBQ.

  144. A bird bath for the back yard

  145. I’d get a patio set

  146. I would use it towards our kitchen reno’s we are currently working on

  147. Brianne Libby June 8, 2012 at 4:07 PM


  148. gardening supplies
    Thanks a ton! Janna Johnson GFC: janna@feedyourpig

  149. Deb Dorrington June 8, 2012 at 8:42 PM

    I would put it towards a new ceiling fan for our T.V. room.

  150. I’d get paint and rollers.

  151. A grill cover and some flowers for my patio.

  152. I’d buy a water fountain and some flowers!

  153. If I won, I’d buy some flowers for the patio.


  154. we need a new grill and i want to try a charcoal one

  155. Michele Behlen June 9, 2012 at 3:08 PM

    I would buy this storage cabinet that I have wanted to store my stockpile in and so I can organize better.

  156. Tiffany Winner June 9, 2012 at 6:37 PM

    deck stain

  157. I’d buy a new storm door!

  158. we want to replace our blinds

  159. Our home was destroed by a tornado in Feb. So I would use it to purchase something for the new home we’re building. :0)

  160. Gretchen Gerth June 10, 2012 at 1:12 AM

    I would like to get some statuary for my garden.

  161. paint!!

  162. Farrah Shumway June 10, 2012 at 1:40 AM

    Shelves for my garage πŸ™‚

  163. I need a couple of ceiling fans.

  164. Everything! We need it all πŸ™‚ We’ll probably start with doorknobs though.

  165. Stepping stones to build a trail for my kids in the backyard

  166. James Van Hooser June 10, 2012 at 6:06 PM

    I would give it to my mother.

  167. I would buy paint for our living room

  168. Rebecca Shockley June 10, 2012 at 8:08 PM

    Flowers and cleaning supplies

  169. Rebecca Shockley June 10, 2012 at 8:15 PM

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  170. I would get a new bird feeder

  171. Socket set for Father’s Day for the hubby!

  172. I’d purchase some solar lights. Thanks.

  173. I would buy supplies for the garden. I need more soil and a wheelbarrow. Thanks!

  174. My husband would probably put it towards a new grill!


  175. I’d use it towards a new kitchen sink.

  176. hubby needs some new tools

  177. kay swederski June 11, 2012 at 7:24 PM

    I would give it to my boyfriend – he wants to buy a drill.

  178. Marin Mandrick June 12, 2012 at 12:22 AM

    I would buy paint!

  179. Calshondra Williams June 12, 2012 at 1:05 AM

    I would buy some plants and cleaning supplies.

  180. Sandra Beeman June 12, 2012 at 7:11 AM

    I would wood mulch!

  181. I would buy new rakes and some plants.

  182. christine jessamine June 12, 2012 at 9:45 AM

    i would love to buy some garden supplies!

  183. probably some flowers or garden stuff!

  184. I would get some plants and flowers

  185. I would put it towards a rug for my living room.


  186. I need a BBQ

  187. I would love to buy some hanging plants for my patio!

  188. I am not sure yet. Maybe some faucets.

  189. Amanda Hoffman June 12, 2012 at 10:28 PM


  190. New Solar Lights

  191. I’d buy a few plants and some pots to put them out on our deck.

  192. home decor stuff or planting

  193. I’m from Canada so i would buy my children some books or a DVD from Amazon.

  194. Cari Schroeder June 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM

    Lightbulbs and plants!

  195. Probably a ceiling fan or garden tools πŸ™‚

  196. i will buy gardening stuff! i plant a garden every year so i would use it to buy stuff for that project!

  197. Paint in the fall when we paint our living room!

  198. I new faucet for the bathroom

  199. I would put it towards a new kitchen sink.

  200. Amanda Alvarado June 13, 2012 at 8:02 PM

    We would probably buy some paint to paint the living room.

  201. I would put it towards their wooden picnic table.

  202. Paint for the bedroom

  203. I’d buy some herbs for my garden.

  204. put it towards a swing for my deck

  205. I would buy some more vegetable plants for my garden,

  206. I would like to bye flowers to plant…

  207. a lawn mower!!

  208. I would give it to hubby to pick a tool he wants

  209. I would give it to my husband because he always needs tools but I buy the wrong ones.

  210. I’d put it towards a new hammock.

  211. I’d get more flowers for my front yard

  212. Id actually give it to my mom

  213. Some things for my garden.

  214. Id buy some plants and soil.

  215. I’d put it toward a fire pit I think

  216. I would buy deck cleaner.

  217. I would buy more flowers for my gardens!

  218. JR Pickett (Vicki Vix on r/c form) June 15, 2012 at 5:33 AM

    I need a new hose so I’d get that and some plants.

  219. i need paint!

  220. i would buy some plants & flowers for the yard

  221. Wood to build a wine box for my wedding!

  222. flowers!

  223. A water sprinkler and hose.

  224. Kristie Betts June 15, 2012 at 1:59 PM

    Mostly likely I would give it to my husband cause he likes fizing up the house, but we do need a new water hose it’s been a while and there’s to many holes in it to count.

    Thanks for the chance to win

  225. I’d love to buy a birdbath for the backyard
    Thank you!

  226. Dunno – I’d probably give it to my mom because she loves hardware stores!

  227. plants!!!

  228. i would love to get some fruit plants & a new hose for the yard, plus a fence to keep the puppy out of the garden!! πŸ™‚

  229. I would buy some paint for my daughters room

  230. I would get a new shelf for my bathroom.

  231. Paint! πŸ™‚

  232. I would get paint to use in the kitchen!
    Thank you πŸ™‚

  233. Michelle Spayde June 15, 2012 at 10:49 PM

    Gardening supplies!

  234. plants
    Thanks for the contest.

  235. I’m Canadian so I’ll put the money towards a tablet.
    Thanks for making this open to Canadians.

  236. I’d get new screens for my bedroom windows so we can enjoy the fresh summer air!

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