Some Odd Girl Stamps has the cutest School Supplies!

Hi, everybody! Welcome back to the second day of the new release at Some Odd Girl Stamps!
I have to say, my favorite part of every new school year when I was growing up was buying school supplies! From the cutest pencils, notebooks and folders to the coolest Trapper Keeper binder, I loved picking out everything! I still have a love for school/office supplies even though my school days are long gone!

I’m sure it’s no surprise that I had a blast putting faces on the stamps in this month’s release. Here’s my first card with “School Supplies“:

I also used the A+ stamp from the “Teacher Mae” set…I love how both sets work so well together!
Lucky for me, this set has a happy face, so I can add smiles to the pencil and crayon stamps and create my own happy notebook paper! (Did you notice my happy ruler from yesterday’s post?)

 And why have just one crayon when you can have a whole rainbow of happy colors?

Here’s a peek at the “School Supplies” set; it’s a perfect companion to the new “Teacher Mae” set!

 
You can find more inspiration with “School Supplies” AND “Teacher Mae” at the Some Odd Girl blog, and both of the new clear sets are available NOW in the Some Odd Girl Store!
We’re halfway through July, but there’s still time to link up your Some Odd Girl projects with this month’s Linky Party on the Some Odd Girl blog! All you have to do is link up your latest Some Odd Girl projects for a chance at being featured, or winning some fabulous prizes! (You’ll find the linky tool on the right side of the SOG blog!)
Did you know that Some Odd Girl Stamps now has a Pinterest board for Oddies to pin their creations? You’ll find all of the info on joining the new board on the Some Odd Girl Stamps Facebook group!
Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by today! Hope your week is off to a wonderful start!
Hugs,

Class is in session with Teacher Mae at Some Odd Girl Stamps!

Hi, everybody! It’s time for a new clear stamp release at Some Odd Girl Stamps, and we’re getting a head start on the new school year with “Teacher Mae“, the first of two new sets available today in the Some Odd Girl Stamps Store!
After I colored the main image, I chose one of the sentiments from the set and made a chalkboard, because you can’t have class without one! (And of course, Mae gets a gold star because she’s so wonderful!)
I’m trying to work on different clothing patterns, so I attempted a tweed skirt. I think I’ll use smaller lined pens next time to get a finer pattern.
I also couldn’t resist making a sticky note holder with the ruler stamp in the set. (There’s a little sneak peek at tomorrow’s set…I love that I could put a happy face on the ruler!)

You can find more inspiration with “Teacher Mae” at the Some Odd Girl blog, and both of the new clear sets are available NOW in the Some Odd Girl Store!
Even though we’re in the middle of July, there’s still time to link up your Some Odd Girl projects with this month’s Linky Party on the Some Odd Girl blog! All you have to do is link up your latest Some Odd Girl projects for a chance at being featured, or winning some fabulous prizes! (You’ll find the linky tool on the right side of the SOG blog!)
Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by today! I’ll be back tomorrow with more new release projects! Hope your week is off to a wonderful start!
Hugs,

It’s a magical release at Sweet Stamp Shop!

Well, hello there! Glad you could join me for today’s new release celebration at Sweet Stamp Shop! Our July release is a MAGICAL one, and you’ll soon see why, because I have LOTS of fun stuff to share with you!  I have three cards, starting with this one, which I made with the new “Dragon” clear set:

I also used stamps from the “Cookie Sprinkles” set for the large heart, “Cheeky” for the small heart, and the “Alpha Tabs” set to stamp the custom sentiment.
For my second card, I stamped the stars from the “Enjoy Calligraphy” set with watermark ink on a piece of vellum and heat embossed the design to soften the background paper. I stamped one of the sentiments on black card stock to give it a chalkboard look. 
For my third card, I made a scene with the stars from the “Enjoy Calligraphy” and “Princess” sets, then stamped and heat embossed the sentiment on vellum. 
I drew and colored a hill, then colored and fussy cut the castle to complete the scene. To help line up the castle and flags, I also stamped the castle on the background paper. That way, I didn’t have to worry about cutting the flag poles out, too!
Here’s another look at the new sets in today’s release at Sweet Stamp Shop: “Princess“, “Dragon“, “Enjoy Calligraphy” and “Royal Wish“:
AND, the new “On Cherry Street” kit is being included in today’s release celebration, too!
So, what about the new kits? Here’s some info:
  • No monthly subscription – buy only the kits you like!
  • It’s here to stay (as permanent as any other Sweet Stamp Shop product has been…and if you miss out on July’s kit, there will be more of the same kit in the store in August, along with a new monthly kit)!
  • It’s 100% made in the U.S.A.! From the wood die cuts to the clear stamps to the printed paper, everything in this kit is purchased from small businesses in the United States!
  • Every kit is filled with more than 35 pieces — from an exclusive stamp set found only in the kit, to pocket style cards and wood die cut embellishments, you’ll find so many creative possibilities with each kit!
  • The price of each kit is $15.95 — a great deal in itself!

Tomorrow, the new stamp sets will be available in the Sweet Stamp Shop for $7.95 each, and the kit will sell for $15.95.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my cards for today’s new release celebration! For more fun, join Sweet Stamp Shop on Facebook or Pinterest, and follow the Sweet Stamp Shop blog for tutorials, inspiration and MORE!
Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by today! I hope you’re having a great week so far!
Hugs,

New stamps have arrived at Sweet Stamp Shop!

Hi, everybody! It’s time for another new clear stamp release at Sweet Stamp Shop! I have cards with three of the new sets to share with you today, so let’s grab our sleeping bags and kick things off with the “Campout” set:
Now, I’ll be the first to admit the outdoors doesn’t feel so “great” to me. I don’t think I’d go camping unless I had a nice little trailer like this one! I chose pastel colors to go with the retro style of the camper, and whipped up a wedding card. (As an added feature, the camper is mounted on a wobble spring.) Here’s a closer look:
My second card for today’s new release is this fun birthday greeting featuring the “Koala” stamp set:
I paired the Koala Family images with the “Balloons” and the party hat stamp from the “Too Hip” set. The sentiment was created with the “Alpha Tabs” alphabet set. Because the koalas are colored grey, I chose to color the balloons brighter so they gave the card pops of color like the background paper has in its design!
Here’s a closer look at the dimension on the balloons! After coloring, I added some clear dimensional glaze to give them shine and shape:

My third card for today features the new “Condolences” set, paired with the “Elegant Flowers” set. I went with a soft, watercolor look for this card. I know a lot of my crafty friends have a hard time making cards for sad occasions, and I admit, I do, too! Keeping the design simple and the colors soft seems to work well.
Now that you’ve seen all three of my cards, here’s a special treat for you!
You can get 10% off the four new stamp sets at Sweet Stamp Shop with this coupon code:
The coupon is good for today only, and the discount applies to the following stamp sets: “Koala“, “Campout“, “Condolences” and “Foodie“:
Thank you so much for stopping by today! When you place your order, please type my name (Suzanne) in the comments section of the order form so that I get credit for sending you over!
Hugs,

Step right up! The circus has arrived at Sweet Stamp Shop!

Hi crafty friends! Step right up, because it’s time for the show to begin! The circus has arrived at Sweet Stamp Shop, and I have a trio of cards that are sure to surprise and delight you!

You’ll want a ringside seat for the first performer, “Elephant Hearts“! It’s one of three NEW stamp sets being released today at Sweet Stamp Shop, and each one is a star!


Today’s second performer has a “Juggling Act” to entertain you! He’s also great at birthday parties and would be happy to show someone special how much you appreciate all they do!



And the final act in the first June release is this little guy who is full of “Monkey Business“! (I hope those plates aren’t breakable!)


And here’s another look at all three of our star performers: “Monkey Business“, “Elephant Hearts” and “Juggling Act“!


So, how did you like Sweet Stamp Shop‘s first June release? I had a lot of fun playing with these sets, and they work so well together! Having all three sets opens up tons of possibilities for birthday invitations, thank you and inspirational cards, or fun cards for the special little guys (or girls) in your life! It’s so easy to mix and match with these sets!

As a special THANK YOU for coming to our release day show, take 10% off your purchase of these three new stamp sets with the discount code: JR310

When you place your order, PLEASE enter my name (SUZANNE) in the comments section of the order form, so Sweet Stamp Shop knows that I sent you! 

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I’ll be back soon with more from Sweet Stamp Shop! Our second release for June will be in about two weeks, and I’ll share more info with you as it gets closer!

Hugs,

Some fresh inspiration with Some Odd Girl’s Fruit Salad stamps!

Happy Tuesday! I’m back with a project featuring the second new clear stamp set at Some Odd Girl Stamps, “Fruit Salad“! 

I made these little note pad holders with the set! Each holder fits a regular 3″ x 3″ sticky note pad inside, and would be part of a great end-of-the school year gift for a teacher or any time for a friend!


And because it’s Tuesday, that also means we have new digis in the Some Odd Girl store! This card features “Graduation Mae“! I cut her cap off and made it look like she threw it in the air to celebrate! For those of you who are looking for a graduating guy, you’ll also find “Graduation Kody” in the SOG store!


And there you have it! For more creative options with this new digi (and with all of the Some Odd Girl Stamps) join us on SOG’s Facebook group!

You can also find more inspiration on the Some Odd Girl blog, where you’ll also find our June Linky Party! To join in the fun, just link up your latest creations with Some Odd Girl digi or clear stamps with the Linky tool on the blog! You just might win a prize and get a shout out on the blog

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Hope your week is going well so far!

Hugs,

Some Odd Girl has Cookies ‘N Milk to share with YOU!

Hi, everybody! It’s time for a new clear stamp release at Some Odd Girl Stamps, and this month’s stamps are right up my alley! I love cute food with faces, and not only are there’s adorable “Cookies ‘N Milk” to share with you today, but you’ll go BANANAS for tomorrow’s set (and apples and pears)!
I’ve been working on my photography skills lately, and have been taking more photos outside in natural light. This one was taken on my front porch. I usually take 4-5 shots for each card and pick the best of the group for my blog post, which for me is the one that I’ll need to edit the least in Photoshop Elements.
Here are best pals Milk and Cookie! I stamped them holding hands, but you don’t have to. Each image can be stamped by itself! 
An experiment on my part was to color a wood veneer heart with a Copic marker and attach some foil paper to the underside of the heart. I sealed it with some Glossy Accents. It took a long time to dry, but I think it came out OK!
You can find more delicious inspiration with this set at the Some Odd Girl blog, and both of the new clear sets are available NOW in the Some Odd Girl Store!
Now that we’ve flipped the calendar to June, there’s a new Linky Party at the Some Odd Girl blog! All you have to do is link up your latest Some Odd Girl projects for a chance at being featured, or winning some fabulous prizes! (You’ll find the linky tool on the right side of the SOG blog!)
Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by today! This will be a busy week for me on the blog, so I’ll have lots of fun projects to share with you! Hope your week is off to a wonderful start!
Hugs,

Beachy Mae is bringing summer to Some Odd Girl!

Hi, everybody! It’s our second day of the May release at Some Odd Girl! Today, we’re featuring projects using the new “Beachy Mae” clear stamp set! I made a card and a bookmark, which could be sent to a friend who’s going on a beach vacation full of sun, sand, reading and relaxing!


And, don’t forget that on Tuesdays, new digital images and cut files are in the Some Odd Girl Shop! You may have seen our sneak peeks in our Facebook Group over the weekend! Here’s my card with “Bubbles Mermaid”:


To connect with all things ODD, join our  Facebook group! Each Friday, we present sneak peeks of upcoming releases, and group members get a special link to the Some Odd Girl Shop to snag the newest digis before everyone else! 

Newsletter subscribers get access to the latest Some Odd Girl info, special discounts and surprises! You never know what fun things might pop up, and newsletter subscribers get the scoop first! You can get all of the details on signing up at the SOG blog!

For more fun and inspiring creations with the newest Some Odd Girl clear stamps, digi stamps and cut files, stop by the SOG blog!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Hope you enjoyed today’s projects, and we can’t wait for you to share your SOG projects with us!

Hugs,

Some Odd Girl’s Hopping into Clear Stamp Release Week!

Hi there, and happy Monday to you! It’s time for the first clear stamp release of our new term at Some Odd Girl Stamps, and we’re hopping into this week’s previews with “Bunny Girl Gwen“! Here’s my card:
I loved coloring her up, and I’m sure you will, too! Isn’t she awesome?
For more fun and inspiring creations with the newest Some Odd Girl stamps, stop by the SOG blog
Pssst…have you joined our Linky Party? All you have to do is make something with any Some Odd Girl Stamps and use the linky tool on our blog, so everyone can get a peek at your crafty and ODD creations! The SOG blog has all of the details on this month’s Linky Party…go check it out!
You can also connect with all things Some Odd Girl in our Facebook group (our bi-weekly challenges have moved there) and by subscribing to the SOG newsletter! You never know what fun things might pop up, and newsletter subscribers get the scoop first!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! Hope you enjoyed today’s card! I’ll be back tomorrow for our second day of previews…critter fans will LOVE tomorrow’s set! See you then!
Hugs,

I’m back on the Some Odd Girl Stamps Team!

Hi, everybody! I can finally let you in on some news I’ve been waiting to share…I’m going to be on the Some Odd Girl team for another year! WOOHOO! We’re gearing up for what’s going to be another AH-MAY-ZING term, and you’ll love what we’re working on!
Today, I’m sharing my favorite project from the past term. You may remember the “Daffodil Fairy” digital stamp, which was released in mid-February:
It was so hard to pick my favorite project, but I kept going back to this little cutie. She makes me smile, and I’m pretty pleased with how the shading came out on her flower and dress. And, I love the paper collection that I used on the card! (You can find all of the details on this card at my original post.)
What’s new this time around is that Some Odd Girl will have two Design Teams, one for Clear Stamps and one for Digital Stamps! I’m pleased to say that I’ll be sharing projects with both the clear and digital stamps this term, and bringing you more tutorials and inspiration, too!
You’ll also want to join us next week as we kick off Clear Stamp Release Week at Some Odd Girl! (And, I hear that there will also be a few new digi stamps in the store on Tuesday)! See you then!
Hugs,