Tuesday, July 27, 2010

A Summer Themed Challenge

Today's Riley and Company Design Team challenge is from Frances.
It is make a summer themed card. 
Please join us and post yours either with a link in the
comments or at Splitcoast Stampers using the
keywords Riley1410.

Ever have one of those days or maybe weeks?
This card is for you!

I know it is so hot here in Kansas that Riley
has the right idea!
Take it easy in a hammock with a cold drink
by your side!

Stamp is Hammock Riley.
This card opens in the center and is held
closed with a ribbon bow.

Stay cool!


Sunday, July 25, 2010

My Blog Hop Winner!

My Blog Hop Winner is margie c who posted this:

"margie c said...
Wow! Absolutely stunning! I adore all of them! and your display is the icing on the cake! Beautiful work :)
hugs, margie"

Congrats Margie!  I have emailed you for your details.


Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Riley and Company Summertime Fun Blog Hop!

It is blog hop time for Riley and Company featuring
the new "Summertime Fun" release.  

Paper by KaiserKraft, Ribbon by KI Memories, die cuts made
with Spellbinder Nestibilities, the embossed background
is the Sizzix Tim Holtz Rays Texture Fade folder.

Be sure you start at Riley and Company's blog.
Then just follow the links!

Isn't Beachball Riley a hoot!  What a dude with an attitude.
Those sunglasses are just too much!

Paper by K & Company and Coredinations Gemstones,
embossing is done with Cuttlebug Mosaic embossing folder

Under The Tree Riley is so soft and summery! 
A great Thinking of you or Hey how are you?
card image. 

Paper is by Kaiser Kraft, Shapes cut with Spellbinders Nestibilities,
border done with Martha Stewart punch.

Here is my finale!  Yes another display board with ATCs of all
the stamps.  One stop shopping hee hee! (Tip if you click on
the image it will open in a separate window a bit bigger.)

Have fun choosing your favorites!  Now head to
Dana's blog for the last stop of our tour. 

Thanks for joining us this evening!


Sailing Away!

Ahh... this I think is my favorite from the Release. 
Riley makes such a handsome Sailor in this
Sailboat Riley stamp! 

The paper is by DCWV, the punches are by
Martha Stewart, the shapes cut with Spellbinders
Nestibilities.  All coloring was done with Copics.
Added an Offray grosgrain ribbon bow and
a rhinestone.

Tonight is the night!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
9 PM Central.  Start here at
Riley and Company's blog.
Follow the links, post a comment as you go
and you may win an umounted stamp of your choice
from the new "Summertime Fun" release.

See you at 9!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Beach Baby!

Doesn't Sophie make the cutest beach baby! 
This stamp is Sand Castle Sophie and features
the cutest bathing beauty yet.   Don't you love
the cute companion saying?

Paper is by Kaiser Kraft.  Embossing is done
with Tim Holtz Rays Texture Fades by Sizzix.
Shapes were cut with Spellbinders Nestibilities
and all coloring done with Copic Markers.
The little seashell button is from Creative Charms.

See you Thursday at the hop!  9 pm central!

Therese (who is dreaming of the beach landlocked
here in Kansas!)

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Let's Have a Picnic!

Ahh this sneek peek looks so cool and comfy! 
Definitely not the weather in Riley's hometown right
now.  Kansas is blistering hot and muggy. 

This  makes me want to find a nice cool shady
spot for a picnic with Riley!

This Picnic Riley stamp would be perfect for making
invites to family get togethers or office picnics.

Paper is by DCWV, punches by Martha Stewart, shapes cut
with Spellbinders Nestibilities and all coloring done with
Copic Markers.

See you Thursday night at 9 pm central for the Blog Hop!

Stay cool!

Monday, July 19, 2010

Ready for some "Summertime Fun"?

Ready for a sneek peek at what will be revealed Thursday
night at 9 pm central time? Ready for some Riley and Sophie
"Summertime Fun"?

This stamp is called Window Box and it is just too much
fun! Score and fold the little shutters and it really gives
a card character!  The saying is from the Moose Sayings 1
set from last release.  Those sayings are a must have. 

Paper is by DCWV, punched border is a Martha Stewart
punch and the shapes cut with Spellbinders. 
All coloring done with Copics.

Stay tuned for more Moose goodness and see you
Thursday night at 9 pm central for the blog hop!


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Hi Ya! It is challenge time...

Cindy posted one of my favorite techniques as a challenge.
Cut it out and pop it up!

So here is my card -

Sophie in her little bikini makes me think of all those
old Gidget movies!  So a Hi Ya! from Gidget Sophie.

Play along!  Post links to your designs here in the
comments or over at Splitcoast Stampers with
the keywords of Riley1310. 

For the card above Spellbinders Nestibilities were used
for shapes.  Stamps are Bikini Sophie and Moose Sayings 1.
All coloring was done with Copic Markers.
Paper is by KaiserKraft and Coredinations.
Starfish bead from Creative Charms.

Stay cool!