Monday, July 24, 2017

Designer Highlight: Angji Pruente

Hello Riley fans! It's time for another editon of Designer Highlight! This month the designer being featured is yours truly. So, take it away, me!


Hello everyone! This month it is my turn to be featured on the Riley & CO blog for the July edition of Designer Highlight.

For my project, I decided to make a Riley clock! I had a vague idea of what I wanted it to look like but nothing concrete. I even spent some time shopping around for blank clock bases to decorate and then smacked myself for buying something when I could MAKE it instead!

So, I grabbed some black medium weight chipboard from my stash and started scouring the house for a bowl big enough to make the largest circle possible. 

Once I had two bases cut out, I glued them together using scor-tape and wet adhesive. This bad boy isn't coming apart any time soon.

After I had my bases drying under some heavy books, I started making a clock template out of some "ugly" scrapbook paper. 

Once I had my circle cut out, I folded it into quarters and googled the angles between hours on a clock. The answer is 30 degrees. So, now I have a clock template. Also, be sure to cut the tip off of your folded up clock so you have a center point hole. 

(I tried to be fancy by folding my circle several times thinking that would get the correct angles and I wouldn't have to measure anything....wrong!)

Once I had my angles figured out, it was time to start decorating! Again, I still didn't have a theme picked out other than "It's 5 O'clock somewhere!" so when my best friend was over cropping she had the idea to make it beach themed. Score! Now I was off and running on a theme. Thanks Theresa!

With a theme in mind, I grabbed several Riley stamps and settled on Toasting Riley, Martini Riley, Floating Riley, Cheers Riley & It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere!

After several hours, much fussy cutting and clock mechanism assembly, I have a Riley clock! Isn't is great? I giggle everytime I look at it!

I am sending this clock to the Head Moose, Tanya soon. Maybe you will see it in the Riley booth in the near future! 

I hope you enjoyed my project. I had a blast making it and I think I will be making more clocks in the future. Winter is coming. :)

Before you go! Here are a few of my favorite projects that I made recently and wanted to share. Have a great week!

There you have it! Your July edition of Designer Highlight! Have a great week!


Thursday, July 20, 2017

Hello Thursday!

Hello Riley fans! It's time for some Throwback Thursday. Riley style! Check it out:

Stamp featured: Bouncy Ball Riley

Stamps featured: Wagon Riley & Don't Moose Out

 Stamps featured: Yellow Brick Road

Stamps featured: Sunflower Riley & Smile!

Stamp featured: Wicked Witch Sophie 

There you have it! Classic Riley goodness to take you into the weekend! 

Have you snagged your July Card Kit yet?? Better hurry before it's gone!

Until next week!

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Card Bonanza Tuesday!

Hello everyone! Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Riley & CO Card Bonanza. As always, the design team blows me away with their creativity, I'm sure you will agree. Check it out:

Joy Stagg featuring Aspire To Be 

Joy Stagg featuring Be So Happy 

 Also featuring Cupcake Pop Up Die Set from Karen Burniston

There you have it! Your final Card Bonanza for July! Be sure to follow Riley & CO on Facebook for more shenanigans and Riley's Tour Schedule!

See you Thursday for your next dose of Classic Riley!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

YAY it's Thursday!

Hello everyone! It's Thursday! How about some Classic Riley? Check it out:

Stamp featured: Talking to Yourself

 Stamp featured: Mailman Riley

 Stamp featured: You're A Star Riley

Stamp featured: Seaside Sophie 

Stamps featured: Jack & What's Your Superpower

Have you seen this month's Card Kit? It's super cute! Check it out:

Have a great weekend! See you on Tuesday for another Card Bonanza!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Card Bonanza Tuesday!

Hello Riley fans! I hope your summer (or winter) is going well! It's time for another edition of Card Bonanza and the design team delivered yet again. Check it out:

 The July Card Kit is now available!!! Get yours before it's gone for good!

There you have it! I hope this gets your creative juices flowing! We would love to see your Riley creations. Feel free to share on the Riley Facebook page.

Until Thursday,

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Throwback Thursday!

Hello Riley fans! It's time for your weekly flashback! Check out this week's Classic Riley offering:

Stamps featured: Bouncy Ball Riley & Don't Moose Out

Stamp featured: Swinging Riley 

Stamp featured: Flowers Riley 

 Stamp featured: Birthday Cake Riley

Stamp featured: Midge with Coffee 

Stamp featured: Flowers Riley

Have you seen this month's Card Kit?? Isn't it too cute for words? Grab yours quick while you still can!

See you next week!