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CHA Summer 2012 New Exhibitor: Some Odd Girl

Clear stamp company Some Odd Girl was one of the standouts of the new exhibitor section at CHA Summer 2012 in Chicago.

Michigan-based Some Odd Girl was founded in 2010 by owner Kristy Dalman as a digital stamp company. In May 2011, she branched into physical products and began producing clear stamps of her unique, quirky characters.

Many companies are currently offering stamp designs of human characters. Most of those designs are somewhat vintage or cute looking, and of young children. Some Odd Girl stands out because it offers designs of more mature looking figures (like those pictured above and below). The company’s designs feature a modern styling that is closer to anime or gaming avatars than it is to most of the current character stamps on the market.

Some Odd Girl stamps

The new stamp set above is called Kaylee’s Closet and is a sort of paper doll design to customize the exact look of the character. There’s also add-on sets with additional outfits and accessories (a few are pictured to the left).

These designs may well serve to attract tweens or adults to character stamps that otherwise would not have looked twice at this type of design. Tweens love personalizing stuff and making it in their own image (such as gaming avatars). These stamps could be used as the foundation of projects to introduce that age group (or at least the girls in it) to marker blending and other coloring techniques, and to illustrate journals and Smash type projects.

Some Odd Girl Card and Tag

Some Odd Girl Cards

Some Odd Girl Holiday Cards

These figures are available in three different characters – Kaylee, Mae, and Gwen – as well as a line featuring an assortment of characters called the Nouveau Girls.

Some Odd Girl also has characters of younger kids, called Tiny Tia and Tiny Tobie, and those have the same quirky style as the older characters:

Some Odd Girl cards

Some Odd Girl cards

Some Odd Girl clear stamps will be available soon at SimonSaysStamp.com.

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10 Responses to CHA Summer 2012 New Exhibitor: Some Odd Girl

  1. sandi July 26, 2012 at 7:57 pm #

    I just love these, with their funny little shapes and those bigs eyes! I know a tween who will want everything, …. I may be in trouble. :)

  2. Erika @ Scrapbook Obsession Blog July 27, 2012 at 2:16 am #

    Happy to see a new exhibitor and wishing Kristy all the best in her ventures!

  3. Diana Fisher July 27, 2012 at 9:27 am #

    Congrats to my girl, Kristy! I love her work and she is an amazing person!

  4. Annette Allen July 27, 2012 at 9:33 am #

    How exciting to see SOG…Kristy is so amazing…

  5. Izzy Anderson July 27, 2012 at 9:59 am #

    I love these!

  6. Kristy July 27, 2012 at 11:06 am #

    How awesome! Thanks so much Nancy for stopping by the booth and this lovely write up! You’ve totally made my day! HUGS!

    • Nancy Nally July 27, 2012 at 11:19 am #

      Well deserved, Kristy! You do great work! Hope to see you in Anaheim!

  7. Nicole July 27, 2012 at 4:42 pm #

    These stamp sets are tooo cute. I love the big set with all te clothes ( must have). These cards are amazing. I love them.

  8. lizzie o July 27, 2012 at 6:42 pm #

    Oh my gosh! SOG is the best!!!

  9. Gab July 27, 2012 at 9:46 pm #

    Wow those stamps are adorable. And the projects are fantastic!

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