Currently living near the coast of Florida, I find endless inspiration at the beach. I draw on my training in both oil painting & graphic design in my creation of compositions & use of color. I'm also constantly inspired by my children.
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Pretty new profile pic!! Or maybe I am just noticing it ;P either way. lol.
Hi Alston, I appreciate the kind note, you made my day! You have some outstanding submissions! It's fun to see what you'll create! : )
Thank you for your like on my Meadow design,I really appreciate it, especially coming from someone so talented :)
Thanks for the like, Alston! Your work is so, so great! Best of luck in the challenges! :)
Thank you for liking my birth announcement submission. It means a lot since I am just getting started!
Thank you so much, Alston! Always appreciate a thoughtful comment coming from a seasoned designer like you :) Best wishes with you masters degree!
I loved the chance to meet and chat with you too, Alston! What a fascinating and such an important project you are tackling with your masters degree. I'd love to see the end result!
Alston, It was so lovely to meet you in NY as well! I'm looking forward to next year already. x
oh my goodness you have so many cute things! I love them all!
Loving your birth announcement submissions, Alston-- they are seriously, 'wow'!
You have so many beautiful holiday entries, Alston!
congrats on your well deserved calendar wins!
Hi, Alston! I love your calendar submissions. I saw on your blog that you went back to school!! How incredibly exciting! I'm sure you are crazy busy, but what a wonderful opportunity. I hope you are loving every minute of it. All the best! Carrie
Wow...all of your holiday submissions are fantastic! Great work! :)
Hi Alston -- it was so great getting to know you at NSS! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit and had safe travels. All the best to you!
Hi, Alston! Just wanted to let you know that I ordered 4 of your "We Ate Cake" journals with my Trunk Show Host Certificate recently - I think they are perfect gifts! Didn't want you to be disappointed that there is no revenue associated with that purchase when you get your quarterly statement...
Hi Alston! I noticed that your Stock the Bag design had a thin line around the white background. I assume you put it in because of the drop shadow issue so i just wanted to let you know Minted fixed the drop shadow thing this morning so you might want to try it out. :o) I'm so glad they fixed it because it was bothering me. Oh, and as a side note, thank so much for your sweet note about my holiday card. It definitely put a smile on my face when I got that note. :o)
Thank you so much, Alston! I adore your designs, and have swooned over your Merry Ribbon lettering (among the many others), so I really appreciate you liking my Born Free design! : ) Thanks!
Hi Alston, i appreciated your note! :) Hope all is well! Wondering if you have a minute to help me with a design? http://www.minted.com/design-rating/51255
I wanted to thank you too for a long time for your lovely holiday card. Your children are super cute and good looking. That picture looks like a Ralph Lauren ad. :) So gorgeous!!
Hi Alston! Glad that you like it... i love your design always! Can't wait what u will come up with.. :D PS: My card wasn't type.. it was a hand lettering..
Hi, Alston! Just wanted to thank you for your gorgeous holiday card - what beautiful children you have!!! Also, LOVED your mailing label and return address stamp - you are so together! Have a wonderful 2012!
Hi Alston! Sorry so belated! I just wanted to thank you for your absolutely GORGEOUS holiday card! The photo of your children is sooo beautiful! That's what I LOVE about photography - capturing these magical moments and turning them into timeless works of art!!! Makes me want to pick it up again! Well, hope you all had a beautiful holiday season filled with joy + wonder! And I pray the New Year finds you all healthy, happy + blessed! See you around Minted! Can't wait to see more of your beautiful work!! Cheers!! :)
Hi Alston, your holiday card, the children, the setting, your design, looks like a something to be used in a major advertising campaign! It's a wonderful photo to share, thank you! And Happy New Year!
Thanks for the holiday card! Beautiful work and I especially love your envelope... that stamp is awesome. Wishing you all the best of the season.
Congratulations! On your winning design!
Hey Alston! Congrats on your many wins! you are a favorite designer of mine and I was too excited to be in a winning category with you! love all of your new christmas designs. Congrats!
Congrats to all your wins in the holiday challenge! I have been to your site and all your designs are so elegant and modern...Minted´s customers have really good taste :))
Huge congrats to you on all of your wins in the Holiday Card challenge - your work is amazing and flawless. I am obsessed with A New Stocking and almost want to have another baby so I can use it (well, not quite, haha, but it is super sweet and I'm certain all of your designs are going to be very popular among Minted Customers this year!) :)
Just wanted to say congrats on all of your holiday card wins and the collection award too! Your designs are over the top gorgeous and are much deserved wins!
Congrats, Alston! You rocked it!! I'm thinking we need a Holiday get-together in the ATL . . . you?
congrats!!! loved your designs
LOVE your work. And your 2 winners in the top 10 - Woah! I loved them both. Congratulations!
WOW! 2 in the top 10! Congratulations, Alston! I love your work - really beautiful! :)
Double congrats on your holiday wins :)
Looking good... =)
thx SO much alston for your comment on so very merry!! we heart your b.wise work! the perfect match is about the sweetest thing ever in our eyes, and your new stocking is the bees kness, so it's a big honor to get positive feedback from you :) thx agn, xo!
Hi Alston -
I love all of your holiday submissions! Each design is impeccable. I have been meaning to write you a quick note for ages - especially since we have a mutual friend! Best, Megan
Congratulations on your Best of the Best win Alston! x Brandy
You guys have made my day with your kind words! Thank you, thank you.
Congrats on the first place! It was totally my favorite!
Me too! It was my favorite :) Congrats!
Way to dominate the Save the Date competition! Your perfect match design was...perfect. It was one of my favorites and I'm so glad it took first prize. Congrats!!
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