Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Non Traditional Valentine



Hi everyone

Before we get onto today's challenge, I have two new Design Team members to introduce to you. Please welcome Angji Pruente and Dolores Sanders. Angji has a blog so will be posting her creations to her blog which is called Studio Red Art as Dolores doesn't her creations will be posted on this blog.
  
Now onto our Design Team Challenge! This week our challenge is hosted by Joy

Joy has given us the theme .... Create a Non Traditional Valentine Card.

For her card today Joy has used Riley and Company's  Smiling Jane and Swim the Ocean Funny Bones sentiment. 



Don't forget to check out The Ink Spot Design Team's cards on their blogs: 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Animal Antics


Hi everyone

Before we get onto this week's challenge, we would like to introduce you to two new Design Team members for The Ink Spot Design Team who you will see posting their creations to this blog from time to time. Please welcome ..... Angji Pruente and Delores Sanders, I am sure you will love seeing their wonderful creations.

Well it is that time again .... our Design Team Challenge Time! This week our challenge is hosted by Kelly.

Kelly has given us the theme .... Animal Antics!  Any CHF/Riley stamp using an animal - extra credit for funny cards!

For her card today Kelly has used Riley and Company's Balloon Animal Riley.



Don't forget to check out The Ink Spot Design Team's cards on their blogs: 

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

It's Challenges Time!



It's that time again .... our Design Team Challenge Time! This week our challenge is hosted by Heather.

Did you see the news about the changes happening with Riley and Company and also Cornish Heritage Farms ... if not scroll down to our last blog post underneath this one to see what is happening. There is too much to tell you in this post!

One of the things that has happened is that the Riley and Company Design Team and the Cornish Heritage Farms Design Team have combined to make one Design Team and we have a new name The Ink Spot!

So for our first challenge for the year Heather has challenged us to pair a Riley stamp with any Cornish Heritage Farms stamp.






Don't forget to check out The Ink Spot Design Team's cards on their blogs: 

Friday, January 1, 2016

More Exciting News

Happy New Year to you all!

A new year is the ideal time for us all to make changes and start something new and that is exactly what we are doing here at Riley and Company.

Tanya who is the owner of Riley and Company recently closed her bricks and mortar stamp store, so that she could spend more time with her online companies which included
 Riley and Company (Riley; Funny Bones & Inspirations) and Cornish Heritage Farms

In the past Riley and Company and Cornish Heritage Farms have had two different Design Teams.  From the January 1st 2016 the two Design Teams have been combined and this blog will be our new home!

If you check out this blog you will also notice some changes!!!!!!!! 


First up we have a new name ..... The Ink Spot and we have prettied the blog up a little with a new banner etc so check it out!

But wait there is more!!!!!!

If you read the wording under the Title on our blog header it says .... Six great stamp lines in one fun place!

Well you know about Riley and Company; Funny Bones; Inspirations; Cornish Heritage Farms; Thomas Kinkade .... what's the other one?????

Introducing .......



the web site will be opening soon so you can order.

SO


We have transformed the Riley Blog into a terrific comprehensive blog that includes samples and ideas for all of our lines; Riley & CompanyFunny BonesInspirationsCornish Heritage FarmsThomas Kinkade and the new Prickly Pear Rubber Stamps! It's still a work in progress, but we designed the foundation today. Please feel free to go take a look! I would LOVE your feedback!


Not only will find tutorials on how to color Riley AND how to color Thomas Kinkade, you will be able to check out WHY Prickly Pear is so innovative, find the products that work best with the Inspirations line and learn about digital images too! There will be TONS of card samples, challenges, games and more!  All on the same site! 





For now you can still visit us using the same blog address as you have been for Riley and Company ... but shortly this will change to a new one for The Ink Spot, so make sure when we let you know this is happening you change your bookmarks so you can still reach us.

Tickle My Funny Bones Card Club!






Hi everyone,
Have you heard the news?
about the new ........
Tickle My Funny Bones Card Club!
Club Members are automatically sent the Tickle My Funnybones Card Kit on the 15th of every month. The kit includes 7 stamps (comprised of a combination of Funny Bones, Inspirations and Riley), 4 Collector Design Cards with photos and instructions and an exclusive Tickle My Funny Bones monthly button!


Club Members will automatically be added to a super secret Private Facebook page where they can find more designs to make with stamps in the kit! Members can interact with our design team and share ideas with each other!

And the Tickle My Funny Bone Button…… oh the Button! Each month, Club Members will receive an exclusive monthly button made just for them. Collect them all! This button will be used in special random contests to win free product and can be used in our booth at conventions for free product and discounts! The more buttons you have, the bigger the discounts you earn! These will never be for sale, and only Club Members get them!

Every 12 months you are a member, you will receive a FREE special thank you kit in the mail!

Your credit card will be charged when you sign up and then once every 30 days after.

Only $29.99 a month + $3.00 shipping! (International shipping extra).

Sign up for the Stamp Club HERE!

We can't wait to have you as a club member!


Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Christmas



It's that time again .... our Design Team Challenge Time! This week our challenge is hosted by Kendra.

With Christmas only a few days away Kendra has given us a Christmas theme challenge this week.


For her card this week Kendra has used Riley and Company's Antler's Riley and Santa is a Man.

As this is our final challenge for the year,  we would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you all in the New Year.




Don't forget to check out the Riley and Company Design Team's cards on their blogs: 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

National Brownie Day




It's that time again .... our Design Team Challenge Time! This week our challenge is hosted by Frances.

Apparently today is National Brownie Day, so for our challenge this week include something on your card that relates to the a Brownie (this could include: the color brown; chocolate image or sentiment; cupcakes etc)


For her card this week Frances has used Riley and Company's Walter from the Retro Folk range.




Don't forget to check out the Riley and Company Design Team's cards on their blogs: 

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving!



It's that time again .... our Design Team Challenge Time! This week our challenge is hosted by Monica.

As Thanksgiving (in the USA) is only a few days away, Monica has given the Design Team a Thanksgiving theme this week.


For her card this week Monica has used Riley and Company's Pilgram Riley and Pilgram Sophie




Don't forget to check out the Riley and Company Design Team's cards on their blogs: 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Anything Goes

 

It's that time again .... our Design Team Challenge Time! This week our challenge is hosted by Joy.


Joy has challenged us with an Anything Goes theme.

For her card this week Joy has used Riley and Company's Cake Riley and the Inspirations Sentiment Today is the Perfect Day

Don't forget to check out the Riley and Company Design Team's cards on their blogs:

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Halloween


It's that time again .... our Design Team Challenge Time!  This week our challenge is hosted by Sandye.

With Halloween just a few days away now, Sandye has challenged us to create a Halloween themed Card.

For her card this week Sandye has used Riley and Company's Clown Riley and the Halloween Costume Funny Bones Sentiment



Don't forget to check out the Riley and Company Design Team's cards on their blogs: