Front Door Challenge, June 2021, Carmen Johnston Gardens

It’s time to get your front door summer ready and I’ve got a great challenge for you with a sweet reward coinciding with my June story in Country Living magazine!

Front Door Challenge – You Could Win!

Along with several of my influencer friends, Noell Jett, of Jett Set Farmhouse, Sarah Elizabeth Ray and Sara McDaniel, of Simply Southern Cottage,  we’ll be sharing with you through May 21 some front door inspiration.  I want you to create your own dreamy entry and enter for a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize!  The second place winner will receive a FaceTime front door consultation with me and another $250 Home Depot gift card!

Once you’ve created your entry, post it to your Instagram and/or Facebook page or stories and tag me @CarmenJohnstonGardens and use #CJFrontDoorChallenge. You can also tag Noell, Sarah and Sara as well as Country Living too!  So many fun ways to spread the cheer!

On May 21 at 2:30 p.m. EDT, I’ll be sharing the behind-the-scenes, DIY of the June Country Living gardening story on Country Living’s Instagram – be sure you follow them here.  Immediately after, I’ll announce our winners on live on my Instagram!


Front Door Challenge, Carmen Johnston Gardens

Country Living Tips

If you’ve seen my Instagram lives for Country Living, you know I love sharing some DIY magic!  In the June issue, I’ve got my sure-fire way to spruce up your porch for all summer long enjoyment.  You’ll also find a few of my favorite things for working in the sun and playing in the dirt!

The issue comes out May 11 so you’ll want to be sure you subscribe for year-long inspiration!  And, definitely check out the Country Living Country Club, introduced in December 2020 for all-access membership! Click here. 

And, they’ve just released the gorgeous June cover on social media with two of my favorites, Erin and Ben Napier, of HGTV’s Home Town!


Country Living, June 2021, Carmen Johnston Gardens

Don’t Miss TV Segments!

On May 13 at 11 a.m. CDT, if you live in the WTVF Talk of the Town viewing area, please tune in for great gardening tips with my talented friend Meryll Rose.  We are so honored to be working with her again! Click here to see my last segment with Meryll!


Carmen Johnston, WTVF Talk of the Town

Carmen Johnston with WTVF Talk of the Town host Meryll Rose. Tune in May 13 in the Nashville area when Carmen creates a great front door DIY for them on May 13.



And, on Friday, May 14, I’ll be with my good friend, garden guru Danny Watson with the awesome folks at Atlanta & Company weaving some front door charm for their smart anchor Christine Pullara at 11 a.m. EDT.


Carmen Johnston, Danny Watson, Carmen Johnston Gardens

Carmen and long-time friend and garden guru Danny Watson created some front door magic for Atlanta & Company anchor Christine Pullara which airs on May 14.

Connect With Me!

Friends, I gain so much inspiration from gardening and outdoor living but also from my friendships with you!  Please share your inspiration and questions via my social media at Instagram and Facebook. Summertime is calling and we have so many other fun adventures ahead and want you to join us!