OK - so I was going to stagger my blog posts today a bit more - but after dragging one child out of bed for school this morning and chasing a 3 year old clad in nothing but a pull-up thru the house (it's been one of THOSE mornings) - I decided to use this few spare peaceful moments to go ahead and post this other card I did for today - LOL!! This is the other new Riley that will be released tonight along with motorcycle Riley and 4 Hanna Stamps sets. I did this card for today's Ways to Use It Challenge - today's challenge is to use stars - and I knew the EXACT paper I wanted to use - I am in love with this stack I got at Hobby Lobby called the "Just Dreamy" stack by My Mind's Eye - and it has fun bright glitter-y paper in it - this star paper is from the stack. I colored in Riley to match the colors in the paper and then used my circle nesties to cut him out. I used star brads for the corners of the top panel - I put a little orange Hero Arts gemstone in the center of each one - I think it jazzes those brads up a bit. The sentiment is from the previously released Hanna Stamps "Everyday Sentiments" set - I mounted it on star die cuts I cut with my Cricut machine. To finish off my card - I went nutso with my white gel pen and added all the dots - LOL!! The release party is tonight over on SCS - from 9-11 PM - I hope to see you there - there are LOTS of fun challenges tonight - with prizes for every one of them - fun chatting - and you know how Miss Kristi and Miss Vicki LOVE to ask those little "give-away" questions during the party ;) - so be on the lookout for those tonight as well!! SEE YOU THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!