Ashley grew up with crayons in hand, eventually graduating college with a degree in fine art. A couple of graphic design jobs and a wedding later she found her passion for stationery design and a recent return to her "fine art roots."
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Thank you so much for all the amazing feedback! I just figured out how to comment here.. Ha! newbie here .. Lol
Thanks so much! I took your suggestion and I think it works a lot better now!
Really Ashley? Thank you so much for the confidence boost. Feeling a little beat up this week, lots of highs & lows in just a short time and I am about to turn 40 in 2 days! You made my day.
You are so sweet - your comment made my day, Ashley! Thanks! :)
Isn't that the cutest Rolling Pen glyph? :)
Hi Ashley! Thanks for the feedback on my "Lucky in Love" entry. I feel the exact same way ... something is missing but I can't quite put my finger on it. Hopefully I can come up with some edits before the challenge is over!
Thanks for the feedback, Ashley. I'll work on another version that has a longer month. Thanks again!
Hi Ashley! Thanks for your feedback on my "we can't wait" design. It is so helpful to get another fresh set of eyes to look things over! I have another version I'm working on that's simpler & leaves out the graphic altogether. I hadn't even ever noticed it looked like a spike haha! Maybe it was like a save-the-date...or else!! ;) Thanks again.
Thanks Ashley just wanted to say that so i will fix that and let me know what you think thanks as usual love your submissions
thank you so much for the note on the birds Ashley... i wanted to scale them down but illustrator says 'can't scale objects yada yada, haha' (as it laughs at me) and eats up so much of my ram trying to resize them i gave up - but hoping i'll get a last minute rally and win the fight against my computer before the challenge ends, lol ;)
Thanks so much for your "likes" on my new work! Much appreciated!
Thanks so much for the helpful feedback! :)
Thanks for the feedback on my seashells design, Ashley! :)
Thanks Ashley! I've been centering all of my text on these journals, not sure why! I'll give it a try a bit higher - thanks again for the suggestion :)
Hi Ashley! Congrats on your win. And Thank you very much for the sweet comment. :)
Let's plan it! What's a good date and place you think? I can message u later on Facebook
you always have such great feedback- thank you thank you!! I struggle with copy.
We need a NC meet up - I'd love to finally get to meet you in person :)
Hi Ashley! Thanks so much for the foil advice. I am completely clueless on how to do it so I will definitely use your kind advice. So appreciated. Chris
LOL - thanks, Ashley! :)
Hi Ashley! Thanks so much for your feedback on Glory to God. I totally didn't see the tombstone but now that you mention it, I do. Not sure if I have time to update and with 3,000 entries, I highly doubt it's a contender. Best of luck in the competition!
Thanks again. It's a total bummer about drop shadows bc I LOVE them :(
Hey Ashley, Thanks so much for your comment on my tag design… I was told drop shadows do not print well from an employee so I was trying to avoid them. My design originally had them :( I deepened the shade of the tag a bit, leaning a bit more grey… do you think it helps or no? http://www.minted.com/design-rating/182763
Hi Ashley, I tweaked the poem. Check it out when you get a minute and thanks for the advice! http://www.minted.com/design-rating/182741
Hi Ashley! Thank you very much for the help and comment. Yeah! You're right. Thanks so many. :)
Thanks so much, Ashley! I have a poll with more color options if you have a moment... http://www.minted.com/design-rating/162631
thanks want to know how to improve it more thanks
Thanks so much, Ashley!!! I really appreciate your comment. :)
Haha! Beautiful stick...you made me laugh! Thank you ;)
Hi Ashley thanks for the feedback.. Unfortunately i read it after I woke up (we have different time zone) but I got what u mean.. And when it gets picked I will make the changes. Also, I differentiated the front n back flap just for presentation… ;) imagining if the card being swayed back n forth (like the ads… ;D…) thanks a lot!
Hi, Ashley. I love your work! I just posted a question on the forum that I thought you might have some helpful insight on. If you have time to interrupt your holiday cheer and give it a look, please weigh in: http://www.minted.com/forum/comments.php?DiscussionID=296&page=1#Comment_14611
Thanks a million!
Thanks so much for your feedback on my "the search is over" invite. I finally got a chance to go in and make some major changes and it definitely looks better!!!
Ashley, why did you change the type on your Night Garden design? I liked it before (without the diamond shape). :)
Ashely, thanks for your comments on my letterpress wedding invite! I made the changes you suggested, and I think it's working much better now. I really appreciate it!
Loving your art submissions – they're really subtle and gorgeous
Thanks for the reassurance Ashley ;)
thank you for the feedback, I really appreciate it :)
Thanks so much for your helpful comments, Ashley!! I shrunk the heart a tad and fixed the centering. I also noticed I had neglected to change the color of the stroke outlining "LOVE," so that's fixed, too, and "LOVE" is a little beefier. Thanks so much, again!!!
That is great you are working on the design of the peacock. Your designs are amazing. I get a lot of inspiration from them
Ashley, you seriously give the best feedback! Thanks so much for taking the time to give honest and helpful advice on my designs. I like the simpler dots too the more I look at it :)
Thanks Ashley for your support it was by chance that it was the perfect conditions and timing that I got this shot. I want you to also know that I also like your work as well.
Thank you, Ashley, for the constructive feedback on my "Lamps" design - The illustration is much stronger without the text! It's funny because before originally submitting, I kept staring at it and thinking, "something about this seems rather dumb..." Crazy how we sometimes need other people to point out the obvious :) Thanks again!
No worries. :) I knew it had to be an oversight. :)
Hi Ashley, I just noticed that your recent entry "Phases of the Moon" looks very similar to one that I had submitted in a previous challenge and recently re-purposed into a free downloadable desktop wallpaper on my blog. I'm sure the similarity was unintentional on your part, but wanted to bring it to your attention. No hard feelings, but here is the link to my previous design: http://www.minted.com/design-rating/75024
Thanks for your super nice comment on my Halloween board, Ashley!!! :)
Ashley, you give the best feedback, thank you!! I'm still playing with it, but if you have a moment to see the updates, I'd love your honest opinion :) Thanks again!
thanks so much for the great feedback - i was thinking sunset, but the red sky thing never even occurred to me!
lol! my emails from minted have been spotty lately, and i just now saw your comment 'hipster christmas badges' -- soo funny!! thanks for the chuckle ;)
Haha, maybe I should just throw boobs in there as well! Thanks for the catch :)
Thanks for the feedback on my Bookworm design for the baby shower challenge, Ashley. I added the shadows like you suggested. If you have time, would you take a quick look and let me know if it anchors it better or if i made them to dark? Thanks so much!
Ashley, thanks for the really great comment.
hey i was on zazzle checking out the halloween invites and saw a "cool" one and its one of yours! the dark damask bat design!
Thank you for the feedback Ashley!
My eye is happy too- thanks for the catch fellow Ashley :)
Hi Ashley! Thanks for the feedback and the sweet comment on my zazzle store. ;) I'm in AWE of all you have on Zazzle and Minted. AMAZING WORK! Appreciate your time and comments. Abby
Thank you Ashley!! Totally shocked!
Hi Ashely, thanks for your advice! I am really struggle with those fonts right now. >.<
Ashley, thanks so much for the kind words! Chris
Thank you for your feedback on my "a date to remember" submission. . I've been struggling with this one and needed a fresh pair of eyes. I made some changes per your suggestions. . . Thank you again Ashley - I appreciate it!
thanks for the feedback on my wedding china design. Im having a hard time choosing another font, i am afraid to introduce a new font into the mix. Im not ignoring you, just thinking on it;) your input is always appreciated!!
Ashley, thank you so much for your great feedback! I was getting so confused as I was trying to get the tags to look like a repeating pattern ;) Your fresh eyes totally saw what I knew wasn't right but couldn't see. Thank you!
Thank you for the encouraging comment, Ashley! Your designs are always hip, so that is a big compliment!
Hi Ashley! Thank you for your input on my marshmallow design - i made some changes and would really appreciate if you could take a look :) http://www.minted.com/design-rating/104654 thanks so much :)
Hi Ashley, great suggestion, I will up the type size. Thanks, Robin
Thank you so much for the great feedback - I really appreciate it! the first one didn't seem to do very well; it's so hard for me to figure out what will sell -- i thought maybe the vespa would do better, but i have no clue. Thank you for your input - I might try to submit both :)
thanks for your advice and I agree. at the moment I am designing what makes me happy but since my area of design expertise is branding I also know what I need to do in the future. and one of those things is get out my water colors and develop better hand skills, they got rusty being in a management position, warmest of wishes.
Hi Ashely, thank you for your personal comment regarding my Hip Hello design. I was just trying this out as a lark, it is a layout I would personally like for my nieces who are 18 and 22. I don't really feel it fits the Minted customer, it is too modern/trendy and fits neither a women or a young girl. But I love using hot pink, I can't get enough of it. You will see my design style evolve and mature as I figure out my place within the Minted challenges. Thank for all your help and support, it is appreciated. Cheers, Robin
I hope it wins, Ashley!! :)
Love your cascade note card design, Ashley! Do these submissions need to include personalization of some kind? I was just wondering - I re-read the PDF and still couldn't be sure...
Thank you for the feedback! The letter were definitely a bit too cozy with each other! :)
Hi Ashley--I really appreciate your feedback on my catnap design. That little mouse was sort of an afterthought... So, your suggestion was really helpful! thank you! :)
Thank you so much for your very helpful feedback. When I finished the design I thought it was cute-ish, but not quite there. You comment will definitely help me get there. :-)
Ashley - thank you so much for the nice comment! It means so much to me. :)
My hubby and son are really into airplanes so I was thinking of them :)
Ashley, thank you so much for your helpful comment! I didn't feel like the frame/type was resolved, so I appreciate your fresh eyes seeing what wasn't working - great idea with the mirroring of the arc -thank you!!
Thanks so much Ashley for the sweet comment. Oh my! Sorry I used your family name in the banner, I'm thinking your family name is Newsome. :)
Thx for the sweet comment on Gilded Cake! Was hoping it looked like a cake! Ha! You made me feel better.
Hi Ashley, thanks for your feedback. I rounded the J slightly. Let me know if you think this is better or not? http://www.minted.com/design-rating/91692
Thanks for your helpful comment! I was kinda scared in adding a long line of copy down the headline -- but realized it needs an informative copy. Lovin' your designs too! :)
Thanks Ashley, playing with that right now. Also thinking about dropping the snowflakes. Would love your thoughts. Really appreciate your feedback. Chris
Hi Ashley, Thanks for your help on my designs. Going to work on both a little more today. And a huge congrats on your party decor in People magazine and all that great publicity. So well done. Sue
thanks for your helpful comment!
Hi Ashley! It's me again :) Thank you for your lovely comment on my "continually beautiful" design. It made my day :)
Hi Ashley! thanks so much for your feedback on my Love Spring - save the date card. Love your work and your advise is really appreciated :)
Hi Ashley! I really appreciated you advise on my one design today! Ive taken your advise, would love if you could take a peek and let me know what you think now. and also what color you prefer :) thanks again. Phros http://www.minted.com/design-rating/76527
You've done wonders for my confidence this morning! Thanks so much!
thank you so much for your sweet comment on my art print. it's made my day! :) best of luck with your upcoming challenges and thanks again!
Hi Ashley - thanks so much for your lovely comment on my illustration invite, such a compliment! PS: I LOVE your party set! phrosne
Hi Ashley, thank you so much for your feedback on Breezy Bouquet - you were so right! I've updated the typeface for the date - do you mind taking a look and let me know if its an improvement? Thanks :)
Hey Ashley! Thanks sooooo much for the advice on the non-script "and" for my Scripted design! It's the kick in the butt that I needed to get me going in a direction where I was happy with the design. Let me know what you think (and you can tell me if you think it sucks, too :)).
Thanks for the tip on my "Vintage Blush" invite Ashley! I think I was letting the stress of my day job creep into the wording on my invite! lol. I appreciate your words of wisdom! :) I'm totally digging your "A Record Love" invite BTW!
Dear Mrs.Ashley, I love your work! It's very inspirational for a graphic design student like me to see such whimsical fun pieces. I just gawk at every piece in awe. Thanks for being wonderful! :3
Hi Ashley! Thank you for your comments on Geo Garden; they were questions that I was having myself so I will see if I can finesse it a bit. I appreciate the feedback.
ahahaha - you're such a creeper!! I figured 'Josh' is a pretty common name, but you could be a stalker - in which case, I'm flattered, lol.
Thanks, Ashley for your critique. I so admire your work and value your opinion. I changed it back to blue!
Thanks for the suggestion Ashley. I'm going to try some different patterns and see what works. THANKS!
Hi Ashley, did you ever receive my holiday card?
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