Thursday, July 28, 2011

Riley and Company July Blog Hop!

You can Find the Totally Stampalicious Blog Hop Here!

Hello and Welcome to the July Riley and Company Release and Blog Hop! All the new stamps are available now at Riley and Company!

There's also some great special bonuses FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on any new orders until Sunday night! (Use coupon code FREESHIP)

All orders placed within the first 24 hours will receive a FREE Swimmer Riley!

Purchase the entire set - get a FREE Surfer Riley!

As always, if you leave a comment for each of the Designers, along with our Guest Designer this month Stephanie, you will have a chance to win a free Riley of your choice. Each Designer is giving away a Riley to one randomly chosen commentor!

My card above features the new Suitcase Riley and 3 of the images from the Travel Stickers Accessories set!

I tried making my card look like an old suitcase by making some faux leather! Looks like Riley is quite the traveller!

Recipe
Stamps: Suitcase Riley, Travel Stickers Accessories set, Circus Accessories set (tickets)
Paper: black, creamy caramel, white
Ink: black, creamy caramel, more mustard, close to cocoa
Accessories: copics, corner rounder, distressing tool, ribbon, dimensionals

and this is the new Map Riley! "I'm lost without you!" was the first thing that popped into my head when I saw this Riley, so my sentiment is computer generated!

Recipe
Stamps: Map Riley
Paper: wild wasabi, soft sky, more mustard, cherry cobbler, white, Basic Grey wander
Ink: black, more mustard, soft sky, wild wasabi
Accessories: copics, heart nestie, die-namics, twine, word window, label #4, dimensionals

Here's a complete list of the Hop incase you missed the beginning!

Riley and Company Blog
Cindy
Juliet Huang
Sarah Gough
Frances
Kelly
Heather Prince
Laurie - that's me!
Jovita Torres
Silke
Margie Cortina
Therese
Michele L
Joy Stagg
Stephanie Hill (July Guest Designer)

Enjoy the hop, I know there will be lots of great eye candy, and don't forget leave a comment for your chance to win a free Riley of your Choice!

Thanks so much for stopping by,
Laurie

47 comments:

Wendalyn said...

Your cards are just gorgeous...

Michele L. said...

fantastic cards!
you and frances must think alike. I love the suitcase cards with the stickers!

Joy said...

Love the DP on these and looove that suitcase!

Bev's Wild Adventures said...

It looks like Riley might be lost. Can someone give him directions to my house? Love the cards!!!

sgc said...

So cute! I love the travel stickers:)

Pam said...

Great use of the map Riley!

Tammy said...

Adorable cards! I love, love the Riley suitcase one! :)

jimlynn said...

Love the little suitcase card and the sentiment on the second one is PERFECT! Cute, cute cards.
Lynn

kadie said...

Laurie, your cards are so cute and your layouts are fab!! Loev them both!

Crabtree-Creations said...

I LOVE YOUR CARDSTYLE! Wow! How cute are these cards! Love the suitcase! And Map Riley is insanely cute! I want it NOW!

MiamiKel said...

Laurie, these are super duper FAB!! So fun and the suitcase is TDF adorable! Great job!

NWFlamingo said...

Tee...Hee. Looks like Riley forgot he needs to take his clothes out of the suitcase. Or maybe he takes a trunk because he buys lots of souvenirs!

ec72fd7a-568b-11e0-a670-000f20980440 said...

Love that map Riley card!

Victoria said...

Totally love these cards! They are too stinkin cute

margie c said...

Oh how I looove the suitcase card! and lil lost Riley is too cute! Amazing cards :)

Fancy Nancy said...

Beautiful cards!

April said...

What fantastic inspiration you have provided! Love both cards....my DH could learn a thing ot two using a map...hehehe.

Barbara said...

Hi Laurie, I am so glad that I discovered your blog. Both of your cards are just precious. Love the faux leather, what a clever idea. The sentiment on the second card is just perfect. Of course, I am in love with Riley and all his travels. Just have to have one, or more, of these stamps. Thanks for inspiring me. Hugs.

txbluiz said...

Beautiful cards! Love the suitcase with the travel stamps!

Joyce said...

love these new rileys. makes me want to go on a trip and do all the fun things riley and sophie are doing. great cards.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

Awesome cards! I love the travel papers you used and your coloring of Riley is terrific!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

these are both so darn cute and fun. Love the designs and the dp you used.

Mocha-Latte Crafts said...

Fantastic designs! That map looks great in the background and I love the sentiment with it. TFS, Tanya

Silli said...

Fabulous Laurie...so fabulous!

StampOwl said...

awesome Laurie, GMTA!

kat said...

Love the cards!

scrappintlc said...

Phenomenal. Love the faux leather look and that paper behind Map Riley. Gorgeous Laurie.

yoorah said...

Wow wow wow - what is not to LOVE about these cards??

:: BlueInks :: said...

Adorable cards! The suitcase really turned out well. I love your take on the leather for the suitcase.

Jamie said...

Both cards are super cute. Love the background paper on the suitcase. http://craftygirl21.blogspot.com/

Lynn said...

Amazing cards!

Aartje said...

Oh these are both gorgeous. I can't read maps myself so the card with the map makes me smile.
Love your work.
Hugs Aartje

Aartje said...

Oh I forgot to say that the sentiment on the map card is perfect!
Love Aartje

Rae Anne said...

Laurie, look at your rich colors and shading. . .YUMMY! Your luggage card is absolutely fabulous, especially the distressed paper and the way you combined the large image with the smaller images! Your Riley Map card is darling too with the faux stitching and the layered borders! :D MWAH!

Mitzi said...

Great color combo...love the background effect in the first card!...Thanks for sharing!

Jackie said...

What fabulous cards! I love the rich colors you used on both, they really stand out! Lovely job!

*Vicki* said...

Oh such totally adorable creations Laurie!! :) LOVE the suitcase design and both of these images are fabulous!! Thanks for the fun hop!!

Heidi Brawley said...

AWE They are both adorable! love that suitcase one the best!!! way too cute!!
~heidi brawley

Mama Page said...

So cute! Love the suitcase look.

Rachel said...

I like how you were able to showcase a bunch of the stamps all in one project!

And the sentiment on the second card is adorable! Very fitting!

Gina said...

What fun cards! I love the one of Riley searching the map.

Princess Scrapper Stamper said...

Fabulous job on these Laurie!! Your coloring and layouts are just perfect! Two thumbs up my dear, tfs!

Kathy Bradley said...

Laurie,
You know I love each of your Riley cards - they always manage to make me smile. You do such a wonderful job showcasing the images - he is hard to resist! Thanks for sharing. Kathy/101Airborne

Alice W said...

Your cards are simple and pretty and really bring out the cute Riley stamps.

Jai Holland said...

Too, too, too cute. Love your cards and found a some more Riley stamps I "need".

Sarah Gough said...

love these both Laurie!

Kathy H said...

Super cute!