Good morning, Oddies! Alexis here with a bit of fun news to share! As most of you probably know, last month saw our last project from Guest Odd Girl Elle and we were so sorry to see her go! She brought so much fun and creativity to the group and while she will forever be an Odd Girl, a new season means a new set of guest designers! Today I’m happy to introduce you to our new Guest Odd Girls who will be with us through the end of January! 

Firstly, we have Kimberly Wiener, who has been blowing up the Some Odd Girl community with her Odd projects! 

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Hello!  My name is Kimberly Wiener and I am an avid cardmaker living in the wonderful Pacific Northwest. I am surrounded by many creative people that I have met through cardmaking that I am lucky to call my good friends.  When I am not working for an export company, or hanging out with my family, I am making cards or other crafty projects whenever possible, joining in challenges, or guest designing for various crafting community companies.  I just LOVE it.  My key to having and being a great inspiration is to work with what you love!  I hope that you will enjoy my creations as much as I enjoy making them.

Some of her Some Odd Girl projects:

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We’re crazy happy to have her on the team this season, and we know she’s going to inspire your Odd little socks off!  

And welcome Kim Rippere!  She is definitely no stranger to Some Odd Girl, and you’ve likely been loving on her great ideas for years, like we have!

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I live with my partner (Edward), 2 indoor cats, 2 outdoor feral cats I am luring, and a dog in the far southwest corner of Georgia.  I have been creating for my whole life, from quilts, to locker hooking, to interior decorating, to paper crafting!  The list was just growing and growing.  I decided that I need to focus on something and chose paper crafting… which has now grown into card making, quilling, mixed media, artist trading cards, altered art, and swapping!  lol.

Some of her Some Odd Girl projects:

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Please join me in wishing them an Oddly warm welcome and you’ll be delighted in seeing their projects on the blog very soon!!

Congrats, new Guest Odd Girls, and thank you for showing the SOGgy love!

 

Hi there, Oddies!  Leah here, totally thrilled to kick off the week with a huge, happy shout-out to our Guest Odd Girls, Elle and Ellen, who have TRULY brought their A-game and embraced their Oddness as a very appreciated part of our Design Team!

I’m sharing a few of my favorite projects from these lovely ladies, beginning with Ellen…  Here’s the first card of Ellen’s I ever spotlighted (I loved all the little things she did to create interest – the punched card, the cut file, the washi tape and the different layers of blue:

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And a few selections to show off her techniquey style and mad skillz:

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Ellen shares TONS of techniques and tools on her blog (like with the Dove Blending pen, above – SO cool!)- she likes to experiment with different coloring mediums, she combines stamp sets like nobody’s business, and her style is forever changing, evolving, and blowing my mind.  I’m so glad she’s our Guest Odd Girl for the next few months!  CLICK HERE to visit Ellen’s blog and prepare to spend LOTS of time reading and being inpired. 

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And then we have Elle (I swear it just happened this way, we didn’t plan it because of the names!)…  She’s been playing with Some Odd Girl stamps forEVER too, and my files don’t go far back enough to get the first card I spotlighted, but I’ve always been drawn to her super bold coloring style and the chatter on her blog.  Here’s an early spotlight:

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And some more examples of Elle’s work: elle scarecrow

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Gorgeous, right?  Bold and bright.  Commanding attention.  That’s kind of how I think of Elle’s work.  She puts great effort into backgrounds and really pays mind to the detail in her coloring.  The last one is my fave of hers EVER.  She is also chatty and shares lots of organization tips on her blog, so GO VISIT HER!  You’ll want to bust out your markers or pencils and color along.

So I am SUPER thrilled these ladies are joining us as Guest Odd Girls.  They rock the deadlines, they put their best foot forward with each project, and I’m sure you’d all agree.  Thank you, Ellen and Elle, for sharing this adventure with us!  We are honored and very lucky to have you both!

 

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Kristy here today with a new program at Some Odd Girl that I hope you’ll be excited about!

Do you love Some Odd Girl?
Are you an enthusiastic creator?
Are you active in the crafty world?

Then WE WANT YOU!

We want to reward our loyal and active Odd Family members for showing us their love and doing what they already do to spread the Odd Word; people who share their creations using our products through various outlets like galleries and social media.

What’s the reward?  We want to get more of our goods into your hands so you can keep up the good work.  That’s it.  Really easy, right?  If you fill out the application form on our website, you’ll be applying to be one of our Oddvocates.  We will keep everyone on file and we’ll accept more to the team as the program grows, so don’t worry if you don’t hear back right away.

Every 3-4 months, we will send our Oddvocates some surprise goodies to have fun with; digital goodies (digi stamps, cut files or new ebooks), or physical goodies like Clear Stamps, paper, embellishments, etc.  They will also have a special Facebook Group to talk to other Oddvocates and get early news on upcoming releases.  There might be other surprises in store as well.

All we ask from our Oddvocates is that they continue to spread the word, just as they have been.

If this sounds fun to you please fill out the form!  This program is overseen by Leah l’Orange and she will contact anyone who is accepted.

We can’t wait to hear from you!