Thursday, May 26, 2011

Riley BLOG HOP Time Is Here!!!!

"Riley's site had a "moosehap" this morning, but it's all fixed now! You can order your Riley Goes To The Circus stamps HERE!
If you purchase the whole set it's 10% off regular retail price and shipping is FREE on sets.
There is also FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING for ALL orders until Sunday.
We are so sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Hi Everyone, Welcome to the Riley and Company Release and Blog Hop, complete with Blog Candy!

Make sure to leave a comment on the Design Teams Blogs, and you will be entered to win a Free Riley stamp. Each Designer is giving away one Free Riley!

All the New Circus stamps are available now at Riley and Company. There are 16 new Rileys, one new set of Circus Words, and a Circus Accessories set!

For todays cards, I made two different easel cards. The Top card features the new Fortune Teller Riley, as well as a sentiment from the new Circus Words set.

Since it's a huge Hop this month, so I'll keep the description short so you can get hopping, and if you have any questions please feel free to ask!

Stamps: Fortune Teller Riley, Circus words set
Paper: always artichoke, perfect plum, white, vanilla & Kaiser craft-Dear Santa
Ink: black, always artichoke, perfect plum, versamark
Accessories: copics, circle/pinking nesties, crystal effects, gold & lavendar copic atyou spica pens, star punches, gold EP, dimensionals, ribbon, gold cord, tiny star gems

This is the new Lions Mouth Riley...he sure is brave! This is a Twisted Easel card. The card base is 8.5" x 4.25" score this in half. Then with the fold on the left hand side, score on an angle from the bottom left corner (at the fold) up to the top right corner.


Stamps: Lions Mouth Riley, Circus Words set
Paper: Chocolate Chip, white, DP-DCWV animal crackers
Ink: black, gable green
Accessories: copics, oval punch, scallop oval punch, circle/inverted scallop nestie, ribbon, dimensionals, stickles
Copics for Lion: E37,E35,Y23,YR23,Y35 Nose: E18, E07

The Blog Hop starts at the Riley and Company Blog, and here is a complete list of all the Designers participating in the Blog Hop!

Tanya
Cindy
Juliet
Sarah
Frances
Heather
Me
Jovita
Silke
Margie
Therese
Michele
Joy
Kelly

I hope you enjoyed all the samples,Happy Hopping!
Laurie

53 comments:

Silli said...

FABULOUS Laurie...Love your creations!!!!

MiamiKel said...

Stunning cards, Laurie! I'm drooling over your twisted Easle card! :) x0x0

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Oooooh...SO fun!! what adorable new images these are!!! and your creations are fabulous!

Joy said...

These are sooooo cute, love them both!

*Vicki* said...

OOH and AHHH!! Your cards are amazing!! I love the different easel styles and I have to say that top card is gorgeous! love the touch of gold and your crystal ball effects!! :) Thanks for the FUN projects!!

landofstamping said...

Interesting. That twisted Easel card is very cool. I'll have to try that. Thanks for sharing. -Heather B

StampOwl said...

loving both your Easel cards Laurie

Crystal said...

Your easels look AMAZING!!!! What super fun designs!!!! LOVE THESE!

Crafty Math Chick said...

Love the cool folds and pretty DPs on these Laurie - terrific coloring too!

Michele L. said...

eeekkkk Laurie these are simply adorable!

tweetskeek said...

What amazing projects. Great showcase for the stamps.

sandy said...

I hadn't seen an easel card before. Very cool!!

Princess Scrapper Stamper said...

These are both adorable Laurie!!

BunnyFreak said...

Love the colors you used for the cards. Great coloring work.

shorty said...

The lion card is da bomb!

Amy Day Creates said...

There's my Riley with his head in the lion's mouth! OMG! I just keep falling more and more in love with this moose!

Joyce said...

so cute. riley is so brave to put his mouth in that lion's mouth. . .

Mocha-Latte Crafts said...

Fantastic coloring as always! Your work is beautiful. Love it. Thanks, Tanya R.

Shirley said...

LOVE THE CRYSTAL BALL CARD!! MY FAVORITE SO FAR..THANKS

Megan McDonald said...

These cards are great, so very cute.

Kelli said...

LMAO! Look at Riley stickin his head in that Lion's mouth!!! BRAVE BOY!!!!!! :)

Jackie said...

What fun colors you used on the first card, they go so well with this image! I just love the second card too...cute!

Jovita AKA Tia Goofy said...

very cute cards!

cardsnscraps said...

I love your fortune teller card! Very cool and mystic!

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohh these are FABULOUS!!~

kimkmom4 said...

Great job! Love all the new stamps and colors.

Sarah Gough said...

Love them both! Your sneak peeks have been wonderful!

Heidi Brawley said...

OMG!! those cards are soooo darn cute!!!! I love that fortune teller moose!!!! TFS!!!
~Heidi Brawley

Lorianna said...

Wonderful, Riley looks awesome!

LOVE the colors!!

Hugs
Lorianna

Heather said...

Madame Riley is wonderful! I love the rich colors and the gilding. Perfectly done!

Moira said...

That twisted easel is super duper amazing!!

happybooker said...

What unique cards, especially the twisted easel. Your coloring is perfect for the new Riley releases. I loved both cards. Well done!

Lauren'sGlitzyBits said...

Great cards, love the rich colouring, great work, especially live the twisted easel.

scrappintlc said...

Seriously adorable fortune teller and love the twisted easel. Beautiful.

Joan V said...

Wow, great cards. I love these images and that you chose easel cards to use them on. Thanks for sharing.

gruddy9 said...

Looks even better in person!!! Your the best Lori. Good Luck tomorrow
Shannon

shannonmiller00@hotmail.com

Tambo said...

I love both the cards,but have never seen the 2nd one's shape before. Very nice. Great work! tfs Tami

Tambo's Creations

Gina said...

Great creations, love your easel cards. The fortune teller is just too cute!

Card-ologist said...

Love the Easel cards, love your coloring~WOW! I just cannot decide which stamps are my favorites! Thank you adding some color to my morning!

kgscrapper said...

Love the Twisted Easel design. I am going to have to find a template for that!! Great work!!

Allie Cat Beads - Hand Crafted Jewelry and Cards said...

the lion is hilarious..

Kathy H said...

Sweet!

Terri said...

Love them all

Jodi said...

Wonderful cards!!!

Tracy Simon or AKA Cardlady said...

Love the new rileys and what you have done with them. I am a moose lover and want then all.

Laurie Gibson said...

Great job, Laurie!!I love Fortune Teller Riley - just too cute!

hannahbugsmom said...

Live the blinged out crystal ball & twisted sister....that twisted easel card is awesome!!

Bonnie said...

Wow!! You ladies are talented! Love how you draped the ribbon off the fortune tellers hat...beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Cammy said...

Fabulous cards Laurie! Love the ribbon placement on the swami wrap.

Hikermama said...

Your coloring is amazing! Love your cards!

Pam said...

I love the diagonal easel card!

Pam said...

I love the diagonal easel card!

Kate Stockman said...

WOW---what cute easel cards.