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Spring Release Blog Hop!

Hi everyone! We are at the very END of our hop today, I really hope you had tons of fun and got really inspired to see the full reveals starting Monday. If you came from Annette’s blog you are right on track but if not here’s our hop list…

Some Odd Girl Blog 
Leah C
Kristy <——————————————-YOU ARE HERE

We are celebrating our Spring Release this go around. 3 new clear sets that will have you hopping into the warmer weather (its a triple pun HA) I have a little sneaky peek of our 4×6 Hey Kaylee set for you. This card is so uber CAS but seemed to be perfect the way it was…


Those lil mushes totally grow on me 🙂 I hope they grow on you too!

At each stop of the hop hopefully you were inspired but I hope you commented because you have a chance to win one of our sets from EACH stop! That is 7 chances to win! 7! I am THAT excited about this release so we are going all out! To be eligible to win you must leave a comment answering the Odd Girls’ questions at each stop before the end of the day March 18th (midnight EST). So for my stop I want to know…

what’s your favorite thing you’ve seen thru out the whole hop? Be specific now! I love hearing what you think!

You’ll be in the running to win the set I used for this card! I can’t wait until you see it! Join us back at the Some Odd Girl blog on Monday for all the winners and our full reveals! See ya then and thanks for hopping along! 



  • Arabella

    Hiya Kristy! I’m loving the new images! These mushies are so cute and can totally pull off a card on their own! Very cool! I love the sentiment too!
    My favourite thing this blog hop is the adorable wee bird, and of course your fabulous designers all made wonderful cards!


  • Missy

    In love with those little mushrooms! I love the way you made the card, simple, and put focus on them! My fav thing throughout this awesome blog hop was seeing all of the great work by all of you ladies!! Gives me inspiration for my crafty day ahead!

  • CarlyJo

    My goodness your coloring is great! I can actually see where the mushroom caves in and gives a little cute shape! My favorite thing by far is all the animals, no one can ever have too many or see too many. And of course my favorite of the animals is the bird!….or the bunny….snail? I like em all!

  • Janina

    Love your CAS card! Those mushrooms are too stinkin cute!

    My favorite thing during the hop…… I really love the little critters, the snail is sooooo cute and the little turtle too!! I totally loved the way Melissa used them on her card!

  • Denise

    Love your card – those mushrooms are adorable and probably my favourite image of all, although all the little critters are sooo cute.
    Denise xx

  • Cathy Gomes

    Those cute little mushrooms have grown in my heart too! Love the release Kristy. You did a fantastic job! I love it all, so colorful and happy. Can’t wait to color and create something with these cute new stamps. Happy spring to you!

  • Annie Rose

    Fungi friends! I must have them! 🙂

    I have loved everything in this hop. Everything! I love how each little creature/image can be darling on it’s own (i.e. fungi friends) or grouped together to make an adorable scene. You did a GREAT job creating more awesomeness…. congrats! And, thanks for sharing your talent with the rest of us!


  • Tammy Ortiz

    what’s your favorite thing you’ve seen thru out the whole hop?
    Gwen in the strapless dress and Really sexy boots..
    Makes me go back to great memories lol.
    Love all the designs and you all were so sweet and DT did a great job.
    how impressed are we….


  • Marla H.

    The most favorite thing that I saw along the hop was the stair step card on Melissa’s blog. Her coloring was amazing and the papers she chose to use made the card truly POP and say SPRING!!!

  • kaiahobid

    That is one adorable simpel card. It´s perfect the way it is 😉
    The Blog Hop was fun and ladies creation were stunning. But most of all I liked Melissa´s card. It made me say wow. And I love Gwen in Bloom stamp. It´s my one favourite now.

  • Olivia

    Love your card. I so struggle with CAS cards. My favorite thing about the blog is seeing how your designers incorporated the animals for each stamp set, not just the fabulous main characters, so you can envision. Ways to,and the cards with the all or some of the stamps included!

  • Cbarmayne

    I love Gwen in Bloom. Looking at Melissa’s card, I can’t wait to see the rest of the images that comes with her! Thanks for the chance!

  • Annmaree (Emu)

    Adorable CAS card with the mushrooms, totally adorable!

    Oh gosh just one favorite thing from the hop? well I loved the toadstool/mushrooms on Leah’s creation, and I adored Faye’s Kaylee card! The bird and bee was adorable from Iwona and Orange Leah’s vintage colouring was just gorgeous! As well as Annette’s awesome Collage card, but I think for sure as others above said Melissa’s step card really was the one I kept staring at, finding more and more details as I looked, just stunning, but it was a hard decision as all the creations were amazing!

  • Jill

    Just perfect CAS Kristy!
    Love your colouring, always perfect. Your shadowing of the image is fantastic!!
    I have enjoyed every step of the hop, the designers work is fantastic and the images are beautiful. My favorite is Gwen in bloom, simply adorable with the tulip and the cool boots!
    Thanks for the inspiration Kristy
    Have a nice weekend
    Hugs, Jill

  • Trista

    Adorable card!! I LOVE mushrooms and these guys are so stinking cute! I would have to say my favorite thing so far in the hop is Melissa’s card. I love how bright and colorful it is and the actual design with the layers is amazing.

  • Bettina

    Wow I love the CAS design with the mushrooms poppin’ off. My favourite thing through the whole hop has got to be Melissa’s card. I really loved all the bright colouring and those different elements she used for her card. Bettina xx

  • Mary J

    A brilliant simple effective card – love it Kristy! My favourite thing about the hop is seeing how versatile the images are – the little scenes are so fabulous!!

  • Emmy

    Wow!! Love your CAS card, very well balanced!!!

    My fav is Melissas card! So happy and colorfull and all those cute little images! LIke a candybuffet!!

  • Jenn Borjeson

    What an absolutely sweet card! This was a fun hop! My favorite thing I’ve seen? Oh geez, so much wonderful eye candy! I guess my favorite would have to be seeing how the different stamps (sets) were combined and how all of the designers can do such different yet equally amazing things with them! 🙂

  • Pam Ramesh

    cute mushroom. Congrats on the new stamp release.I love the way the images seem stepping forward – foreshortened with the boots and legs coming right at you.
    And my fav in this blog hop is Melissa’s colors They are so so bright and eyecatching

  • Alba

    Simple and perfect! The mushrooms look great!
    I really loved Melissa’s card, it’s just… Wow!! I need to know how to do something similar!

  • Heidi Brawley

    omg love those cute mushroom faces!!! lol lol Great card!!! My fave has been seeing all the cute critters!!!!!!!
    hugs, Heidi

  • Sara Schumann

    I love the ‘shrooms! That’s a really cute card! My favorite thing about this hop is all the different ways the team did things….from colors to coloring. I’m feeling inspired!

  • Leah the Orange

    i LURRRRRVE the little shroomies on their own like this! TOADALLY using them on little taggies and mini cards for the craft fair next week! oh, lovie, this has been an AMAZING hop. we have such a TALENTED team, it takes my breath away! 🙂 woot!

  • Lucianna

    The little faces are just adorable, such a sweet card! I just love all of them but I really love Gwen in bloom, she is so pretty and I have to tell you I just want to squeeze the adorableness out of all those sweet animals 🙂

  • Stephanie

    Great Card, Kristy! Love the chevron background with those awesome mushrooms. My favorite part of this hop was seeing how differently the critters and girls could be used.

  • Jess D

    I have loved the hop, and your adorable CAS Mushy card…
    My favourite thing about the hop, and something that I know I notice a lot, is seeing everyones colouring styles… I am only really starting to develop my own skills, so seeing everyone elses skills is intimidating, but at the same time so freaking inspirational!

  • lizzie

    Oh my gosh! I love your new blog layout! SOOO awesome!!! Loves it!
    I love your card as well! The simplicity you bring with each card is just phenomenal! The funkiness and the colors are just fab! Love seeing your work!!
    This hop has been amazing! I love seeing all the different ways the stamps can be used! But man, those lil mushrooms are killing me with cuteness!!!

  • Brenda

    Absolutely gorgeous stuff through the hop. I have to say that Melissa’s amazing card was my favorite thing to see!! Her amazing coloring skills and the 3D effect, just fabulous!!!

  • Kymberlee

    The hop has been AHmazing! I have loved seeing the little bird here and there on the hop but overall Melissa’s card has me totally captivated. I have to keep going back and looking at it over and over and each time I discover some new detail I missed.
    Thanks for the hop and inspiration

  • Deborah

    Wow for a little pair of mushies they sure pack a punch………
    what i like best definately the wonderful bright colors on Melissa’s card and the oppurtunity to WIN such super cool stamps

  • Carly W

    Those mushrooms are cute! I love their little mouths.

    All the projects on the hop were gorgeous .. but the thing I loved/noticed the most was the vibrancy of the images. The way they were all coloured was gorgeous. The all looked so saturated with gorgeous colour. You can tell these girls love to colour SOG images!

    xoxox Carly

  • Alyce

    Wow Kristy this is awesome!! I am really loving these mushies hehe 🙂 You know my favourite things would probably have to be all of the cute animals – loving the snails, turtles and all of the little critters!!

  • ashley

    Tammy…i have the same thoughts. Its raining here in OC so all I can think is Gwen and her boot. hehe

    Great Job to SOG’s Design Team and I am extremely proud to be offering your product on our website. GO SOG!

    – Ash

  • Julia Vazquez

    Love this card!
    I must say that I love the images used for the hop, but what I likes the most, where the bright colors and the amazing coloring of the images.

  • Lisa

    Hi Kristy, Oh this is super card 🙂 My fav thing about the hop was being able to see how the talented design team worked their magic with these adorable new images. The colouring and card designs were all outstanding!

    Lisa x

  • Damaris V.

    Such a sweet simple card… sometimes I get carried away adding flowers and bling, but a simple card is just as beautiful!

    My favorite part of this hop is obviously the prizes up for grabs, but aside from that I really LOVED Leah’s card (the one at the end of the hop). I loved the coloring (how everything was muted and just a hint of color on the clothes. I love that image too!!

    Thanks for a chance to win.

    x0, Damaris

  • Zehra

    Pretty card.
    I loved Gwen with the tulip in her hand, I love the scene cards, I always love scenes, I loved the coloring on the cards, skin is challenging for me so I enjoyed seeing such beautiful cards and colors.

  • Farika

    Woow… cute mushrooms. Look at their eyes….
    My fave thing during the hop is the critters… they’re so cute 🙂


  • Tara Capewell

    i would have to say the great aray of new critter stamps i am a huge fan of your critters, even more than your ‘people’stamps so i am excited to buy some more critters. i think my foxy stamp is almost worn out from the use i give it!!!

  • Jennyfer l

    First of all, congrats on release. Its wonderful and sweet. What ive loved throughout the hop is how the team created beautiful projects by using the same stamp sets. Each one being unique and so gorgeous! Love they came out and for that I would like to say thank you to you and your team for these delicious inspirations.

  • Jane

    I love those mushrooms they will go really well with all the new fairy stamps that have recently come out. I have loved seeing all the different ways in which you can use these stamps, all the wonderful work that has been shown just boosts my creativity.

  • Jenee T.

    OK, I know you probably want me to tell you which image I liked best, but I can’t. They are all so fantastic, so my answer is I most enjoyed seeing all the wonderful cards you designers made for this blog. The different styles, colouring techniques, images are all combined so delightfully. Thanks to all of you for your wonderful inspiration and the opportunity to preview the wonderful new images that are coming out.

  • Idit

    I think that I love to see what you all have done in each blog I really found out 6 new blog to look from today 🙂
    you all wark geart and ispire me 🙂

  • Dee (Sprytebyrd)

    Oh, WOW! This card is just beautiful! So simple and sweet! This hop was amazing, so much fun and so inspiring! Mel starting things out with an over-the-top stunning card and each and every card after that was more candy for the eyes! You’ve got an incredibly talented team and I am truly itching to create now! Thanks so much for sharing your new images and awesome team with us! I feel that I need to supplement my very small SOG collection soon!
    Hugs to you!

  • Sandie

    woah, I stopped by your blog for the hop and got lost reading your latest posts, lol.

    My fave thing about the hop – ALL of the amazing inspiration that each of your DT ladies brought. Fantastic work from everyone!! 😀

    Another Mushroom fan here.. no wrong can be done when there are ‘shrooms involved. Beautiful CAS card!

  • Rhoda

    I never thought I would find a mushroom cute, but I jhhave been proved wrong! LOL!!! My favourite thing throughout this blog hop is Leah’s card – I think it is amazing and I love the image which is on my “to buy” list!!!!

  • Monica =)

    Thank you!!! I’ve had a lot of fun peeking around during the bloghop 😉
    Well, I totally love all the critters and especially the little snail.
    But most of all I love the strong and bright colours the team use, so much energy and joy!!!! I’m totally blown away <3

    Lots of love, Monica

  • Tams

    OOOOOH how cute and CAS is this!! when I make CAS cards they look rubbish!! I have hopped my poorly little legs off this evening and loved each and every single card and image!! Thanks for a fab hop you girls are amazing!!!

    Now whilst I love all the cards and all the images, they BEST thing I saw along the way was Melissas card, I have never seen such a beautiful full bright and cheerful card in my life and this is one of the BEST I have seen!! she is ultra talented and done you proud on this one!!

  • Laila

    What a sweet simple card. It’s just perfect.
    The best thing about this HOP, was to see a sneak of the new releases, and I love that your images always makes people use some of their bright colours papers and stash :O) They’re always to bright and cheerful. Perfect for SPRING :O)
    Can’t wait to see more if you images in the future ;O)
    Hugs Laila

  • Lisa G

    Hi Kristy. OMWord, I think they are all just adorable. I love your little mushrooms. They make me smile as they look so happy and seem to be the theme this year. lol.. I think all of you DT have made such awesome cards. I can see why you have them all. Very very talented. i don’t have any of your stamps yet, but I have seen them all over blog land and I am hoping to get a break in my budget soon so that I can get some to color up. Thanks so much for such a fun blog hop. Hugs, Lisa G

  • Jami

    those little mushrooms are super cute!! Wow…you’re seriously going to make me pick a favorite thing out of all that goodness?!?! I just adored Melissa’s card with the happy colors and wonderful scenery, it totally made me smile. Iwona’s card with the vibrant colors and perfect layout made me just want to run to my craft room and start creating. Leah’s coloring made me want to break out my Copics and practice shading with muted tones and softer palettes. All of the cards were amazing and beautiful! But to be completely honest, my favorite thing of all was seeing your blog banner!! I usually read the blog in my reader, so it’s new to me, and I am totally in LOVE with it!! Thanks for an awesome blog hop – had a great time!

  • Corry

    KRISTY!! GEt a loada your header GIRL!! I AM IN LURVE WITH IT!! Like mad passionate love!! LOL Wicked job! I adore your ability to keep things so simple and sweet! this card says it all! Mwah! Magnifique!! I liked Melissa’s multi fold card bestest!! she rocked it!! Another amazing hop Kristy! Way to keep things fresh and spirited!! Take Care!

  • Emma

    Oh Kristy, I love this card! I so don’t do CAS cards, but I wish I could I keep looking at them and thinking they need something and then just keep adding and before you now they are no longer CAS…hehe!

    The best thing about the hop was seeing everyones gorgeous creations, but my fav thing would have to be melissa’s card with all the folds and those gorgeous critters, loved it! Thanks so much for a Wonderful blog hop!

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