Alston Wise

alston wise. Based in Atlanta, GA, US.

  • 95 awards won
  • 411 comments made
  • 14344 votes cast

Awards

  • winner 13
  • 1st place winner 2
  • editor pick 80

About Alston Wise

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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Stacey Meacham on Sep 08 2016
Stacey Meacham
  • Minted Sep 3, 2011
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Pretty new profile pic!! Or maybe I am just noticing it ;P either way. lol.

Debb W on May 04 2016
Debb W
  • Minted Jul 14, 2011
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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! : )

Nazia Hyder on Jan 21 2016
Nazia Hyder
  • Minted May 8, 2012
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Thank you for your like on my Meadow design,I really appreciate it, especially coming from someone so talented :)

Kelsey Cashman on Jan 14 2015
Kelsey Cashman
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Thanks for the like, Alston! Your work is so, so great! Best of luck in the challenges! :)

Sue Minor on Jan 12 2015
Sue Minor
  • Minted Jan 7, 2015
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Thank you for liking my birth announcement submission. It means a lot since I am just getting started!

Jennifer Wick on Sep 20 2014
Jennifer Wick
  • Minted Sep 2, 2010
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Thank you so much, Alston! Always appreciate a thoughtful comment coming from a seasoned designer like you :) Best wishes with you masters degree!

Betty Hatchett on May 24 2014
Betty Hatchett
  • Minted Dec 4, 2011
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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!

peetie design on May 23 2014
peetie design
  • Minted Nov 27, 2011
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Alston, It was so lovely to meet you in NY as well! I'm looking forward to next year already. x

Michelle Poe on May 16 2014
Michelle Poe
  • Minted Jan 6, 2009
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oh my goodness you have so many cute things! I love them all!

Laura Hankins on Jan 13 2014
Laura Hankins
  • Minted Aug 13, 2008
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Loving your birth announcement submissions, Alston-- they are seriously, 'wow'!

Sarah Curry on Jun 17 2013
Sarah Curry
  • Minted Oct 12, 2011
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  • 17139 Votes cast

You have so many beautiful holiday entries, Alston!

Betty Hatchett on Oct 29 2012
Betty Hatchett
  • Minted Dec 4, 2011
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  • 9928 Votes cast

congrats on your well deserved calendar wins!

Carrie ONeal on Oct 24 2012
Carrie ONeal
  • Minted Jan 17, 2010
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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

Jody Wody on Jun 13 2012
Jody Wody
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Wow...all of your holiday submissions are fantastic! Great work! :)

Kristie Kern on May 25 2012
Kristie Kern
  • Minted Sep 15, 2011
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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!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Mar 30 2012
Kim Dietrich Elam
  • Minted Feb 10, 2011
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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...

Lehan Veenker on Mar 09 2012
Lehan Veenker
  • Minted Sep 20, 2010
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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)

Jennifer Wick on Feb 29 2012
Jennifer Wick
  • Minted Sep 2, 2010
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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!

Debb W on Feb 26 2012
Debb W
  • Minted Jul 14, 2011
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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

Aspacia Kusulas on Feb 17 2012
Aspacia Kusulas
  • Minted Mar 22, 2010
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Hi Alston, 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!! xo

chocomocacino on Feb 14 2012
chocomocacino
  • Minted Feb 23, 2010
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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..

Kim Dietrich Elam on Jan 14 2012
Kim Dietrich Elam
  • Minted Feb 10, 2011
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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!

Guess What Design Studio on Jan 08 2012
Guess What Design Studio
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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!! :)

Debb W on Jan 08 2012
Debb W
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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!

Susan Asbill on Dec 21 2011
Susan Asbill
  • Minted Jun 6, 2011
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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.

Yolanda Mariak Chendak on Dec 09 2011
Yolanda Mariak Chendak
  • Minted Jan 20, 2010
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Congratulations! On your winning design!

Lauren Chism on Sep 26 2011
Lauren Chism
  • Minted Sep 2, 2009
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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!

Bonjour Paper on Sep 25 2011
Bonjour Paper
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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 :))

Melanie Severin on Sep 24 2011
Melanie Severin
  • Minted May 19, 2011
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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!) :)

Jennifer Wick on Sep 24 2011
Jennifer Wick
  • Minted Sep 2, 2010
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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!

Sydney Newsom on Sep 23 2011
Sydney Newsom
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Congrats, Alston! You rocked it!! I'm thinking we need a Holiday get-together in the ATL . . . you?

chica design on Sep 23 2011
chica design
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congrats!!! loved your designs

Alethea and Ruth on Sep 22 2011
Alethea and Ruth
  • Minted Sep 18, 2010
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LOVE your work. And your 2 winners in the top 10 - Woah! I loved them both. Congratulations!

Guess What Design Studio on Sep 22 2011
Guess What Design Studio
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WOW! 2 in the top 10! Congratulations, Alston! I love your work - really beautiful! :)

Olivia Raufman on Sep 22 2011
Olivia Raufman
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Double congrats on your holiday wins :)

Design Lotus on Sep 14 2011
Design Lotus
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Looking good... =)

campbell and co. on Jun 01 2011
campbell and co.
  • Minted Feb 14, 2011
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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!

toast & laurel on May 31 2011
toast & laurel
  • Minted Nov 19, 2009
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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

Marabou Design on Apr 29 2011
Marabou Design
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Congratulations on your Best of the Best win Alston! x Brandy

Alston Wise on Jan 17 2011
Alston Wise
  • Minted Oct 17, 2008
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You guys have made my day with your kind words! Thank you, thank you.

Ana Gonzalez on Jan 14 2011
Ana Gonzalez
  • Minted Jun 11, 2010
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Congrats on the first place! It was totally my favorite!

nocciola design on Jan 14 2011
nocciola design
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Me too! It was my favorite :) Congrats!

Moglea on Jan 13 2011
Moglea
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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!!