¡Hola! I'm Ana, a Puerto Rican working as an art director in the lovely city of Boston. With me, it's all about the ideas. Yet, I also love pure, simple, breathtaking design. Colors and type design play an important part in my artwork pieces. If the idea is powerful enough you don't need to decorate it much. Being part of the Minted community is more than a blessing. You challenge yourself more and other designs inspire you every day. It is a very positive community, they want you to succeed.
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Thanks so much for picking my design. May you have the best event ever. Tons of hugs and kisses along with it.
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Hi Ana, I noticed you are not on the designers Facebook page but there is currently a post about the first person to ever give feedback on your designs. It caused me to have a look and it turns out you were the first person to comment and it was on the first ever design I submitted so thank you! Having those early designs on display is a little cringe worthy but at least good for something!
Hello Ana~ Just dropping by to say thank you for viewing and commenting on my design. I LOVE your designs! I'll also try my best to be better at designing like most of the people here at Minted. Cheers and good luck to you! :3
Hi Ana! Thanks much for your comments on my Love All Around wedding invite. I admire your work and greatly appreciate the compliment.
thanks for your sweet comment Ana, best of luck to you too in this challenge.
Hi, Ana! Thanks so much for your helpful comment on my Tangram Heart design. You were right about the type. I hope you like the new version better. Can't wait to see what fun designs you submit!
Thanks so much for your helpful comment on my christmas-gram card! I was thinking the same thing about the copy but hadn't come to a conclusion I really love yet lol. I'd love your thoughts on the update if you ever get the time :)
Thanks Ana :) Good luck in the Thank You Challenge! You have some really great entries and I especially love Grazie Fun!
Ana - thank you for your feedback on my Pile of Leaves design. For the future, what style of text and placement would you have used? My first version showed the text in a blank area between the leaves... hmmmm :o)
Ana! You are such a dear! Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my designs. I look forward to getting to know you better in the Minted world.
Thank you so much, Ana! You are such a supportive, positive person in this community -- and I love your work!
thank you, Ana! You're such a great addition to the minted community!
Thanks dear Ana.. unfortunately the boston didn't.. LOL.. sorry.. I will make a special boston art print next time and will sure let you know about it.. :D Nice talking to you!
Thanks Ana - I came down on the logo like you mentioned. Works better - good eye on you lady!
Thanks for your comment on christmas pie chart. I see you're in advertising - art director? I used to be as well and am missing it a bit - thank goodness for minted. (I also miss having a writer to come up with clever and witty things to say on designs - took me a while to figure out what to put on that pie chart!!) you have a lot of really great designs here.
Thanks Ana for the encouragement! I am a huge fan of your designs! xoxoxo
Hey Ana.. Yes, when i did my Boston artwork.. I think about you haha.. If you like it, okay, I pass! YAY.. Hope to live in Boston.. envy u sooo muchhhh LOL...
No, Chicago. I grew up in Waltham, lived in Boston for years, and moved out west about 2 years ago. (husbands job) - Marathon Day, heard the weather was pretty nice there today. Yahoo!
Thanks Ana - funny, I went out to shoot something for myself on Saturday and while walking back to my car, I spotted an old barber shop. I've got some shots with the owner in the window. I will have to let him know what I've done with the shots I took. Keep you posted.
awww thanks for the sweet note anna :) Crossing my fingers that my "Winter Cityscape" will do well enough for a win!
thanks for the welcome ;) you have really nice portfolio here! I love it ;)
thanks for your comment! :) I tried something really quick and I think it looks better. I'll keep tweaking it. It really helped!
Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my design submissions! You have such a fun style and I love your clever uses of typography!
Hi Ana, thank you for your nice comment on my wedding party invitation. i'm happy!
Hi, Ana! Just wanted to thank you for your comments on my wedding party submissions - always fun to get such nice comments!
Hey Ana! Thanks for all your kind comments on my baby shower submissions! Gave me a much-needed confidence boost!
Hi Ana! Thanks SO much for your sweet comment on my "Love Bug" baby shower invite. It made my weekend!
Hi Ana! Thank you for all your feedback and nice comments! You always encourage me and make me smile! I haven't had a chance to see all your new designs yet, but I'm sure they're great! I always look forward to seeing your work because you have such creative and fun ideas! Very inspiring! Well, have a great weekend! And thanks again!! :)
thanks for your note on "book it"! ^_^
if it does get picked I will definitely have a version with color in the bg. I go back and fourth myself :)
thanks for your encouragement and help - so nice of you! good point on the centering - that would flow better : )
Thanks for you're lovely comments on my designs Ana! You're a really sweet gal! :) totally loving you're designs! so inspiring!
You are so sweet, Ana! Thanks for your note - made my evening!
thanks ana for your comment. your designs are all so creative and fun :)
Ana, thanks for all your wonderful comments! I loved seeing all these "a comment has been left you you"!! So sweet of you : )
Hi Ana..! Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my designs. The idea of using the octopus in the baby shower challenge is a good one. I was already sketching one with animals, and I think I might use the octopus. Thx again, you made me smile ;)
Ana, I took your advice and made some changes. I thought I had until midnight today but when I went to submit the new one it was not allowing any new submissions. I posted the new design in my comments in case you are interested in seeing it. Thanks again for your input.
Congrats on your journal wins! Your 'making sense' was my absolute favorite of all the entries :)
Hi Ana, thanks for all your comments and likes on my submissions! Means a lot to me! Really respect your work. Congrats on your special award- that was one of my favs from the challenge!
Thanks for your comments on my designs, Ana!
Hi, Ana! Thanks for your feedback on my Hypo Art design. I've completely redone it and would love your feedback, if you have time. Thanks!!!
ana, thank you for all your kind comments! you have beautiful designs!
Thank you for your sweet note, Ana! Congratulations to you, too, on your editor's pick and special award!! Awesome job!! I love seeing all your creative concepts and how well you execute them! Love your work + your sweet, happy personality!! :)
Thanks for your nice comment on "Three," Ana. And, while I'm here, congrats on your special prize for Miles of Love - great design!
Congrats on your pick Ana! Love how you do your own thing!
Thank you Ana! BIG congratulations to you as well! x Brandy
Congrats on your special award Ana! Beautifully done.
Hi Ana, thank you so much for your kind comment on my whimsy award. Looking forward to seeing more of your beautiful designs in 2012 (Yes Si Oui is fantastic!!). Good luck :)
Thank you for your comment Ana! Greatly appreciated!
Thanks for the comments Ana!! from min. : D
Thanks Ana, i resubmitted a new layout! appreciate the comments...
Thanks Ana, for all of your wonderful comments! I'm a huge fan of your work, so it really means a lot! :)
Thank you ever so much, Ana. It was such a wonderful surprise - I'm still on cloud nine!
Ana, thank you so much for your kind words! I always love your upbeat, clever designs : ) Take care and hope you have a wonderful holiday season!
Thank you so much for your note, Ana. Happy holidays!x
Thanks Ana - I appreciate your kind support and am sure others do as well!
thank you so much for the kind word Ana! means a lot!
love how playful your work is. Hoping i too can have as nice of a collection on here one day ^_^
Thanks for your congrats, my first design for sale! You have really great designs too, so many amazing ones!
Ana, Thanks so much for your comments on my designs! It means so much coming such a designer whose work I admire so much!
Thank you for leaving me the best compliment ever!!!
Hi Ana. I just want to compliment you on your design innovation. I always enjoy how you push the envelope.
Hi Ana! Thanks so much for all your positive coments on my designs! Love your work-you always have great concepts.
Thanks for your comment on Russian Nesting Dolls Ana. Your Miles of Love is such a well thought out and carefully crafted concept :)
Thanks so much for your sweet comment! I love your 'Circle of Life Love'. Good luck in this challenge!
Ana...you rock it!!! Many thanks for the compliment and suggestions on my Big Island I Do. Excellent suggestion that I wish I would have thought of before the challenge closed!!! Love your work!!! I am a true fan.
Thank you Ana, for all your sweet comments! :-)
Ana! Thank you so much for all your awesome comments on my designs for the "Head Over Heels" challenge! It's incredibly flattering and validating to hear nice things from such a talented designer. I always look forward to seeing your work! :)
Hey Ana. Thank you for your helpful comments on my 'Under the Sea' design. I took your suggestions and changed the type, so if you find time, let me know if it looks better. Thanks!
Thank you! :)
Hi Ana, thank you so much again :-)
Thank you so much for your comment, I must.... admit, my knowledge of English is still weak, so I looked in the dictionary :-) for help and correct translation :-) I hope I have understood everything correctly, if you want to see my changes, I'll be happy. I appreciate your helping comments.
Thank you so much, Ana! You're always so encouraging and sweet! I love your wedding entries - so fun + unique! Love your fresh + modern designs! :)
Thanks for your support Ana, it means a lot to me! I appreciate your out of the box ideas and modern designs too, and always look forward to seeing your work. Cheers!
Thanks Ana! Loving your entries in this current wedding invite competition.
your welcome its a beautiful design! Thank You!
Ana I realized that I never thanked you for the last positive comments and congrats you left to me ! Thank you so much for your support ! I wish you the best !
Thanks for your feedback I understand and appreciate, thanks for every comments and helpful suggestions. There is alwyas something to learn :-)
Thank you Ana for your compliment on my "Pocketful of Sunshine" notebook design.
Awesome! I'm glad my comment was useful =D Good luck to you too!
Thank you for the kind words. You are talented beyond words.
Thank you so much for your sweet comments, Ana! I think your work is fabulous, so I really appreciate your feedback! I always look forward to seeing your designs - so inspirational! :)
Hola Ana, Gracias por tus comentarios, para mi es muy bueno tambien poder hablar en español :) tienes un excelente portfolio :) me encanta tu trabajo.
Thanks for the lovely comment!
Thanks Ana. Lovely work :)
Thanks for the kind words Ana! I'm loving your Bright Bloom and Seashell Party!
Thank you for your comment... it is very much to me especially from you... but I am not sure with letters, this challenge is for non text designs... what do you think? And sorry for my english :-) I am beginner
I want to thank you for all your kind comments especially for the international holiday designs it means very much to me. Your work is amazing too and so please to see your "couples recipe" got the recognition it deserves - congrats! Best of luck in the challenge and look forward to seeing your work.
Hi Ana! Thank you very much for the great comments. I appreciated it very much. God bless!
thank you so much for your wonderful comments, ana! your feedback is so greatly appreciated. :) your creativity is an inspiration to me!!
Thanks so much for the sweet comments Ana!! Your encouragement means lots!! I always look forward to the variety of designs you put out - you are so, so creative!! Can't wait to see what you come up with next!
Thank you Ana for such a sweet note. The mintie peeps definitely hold the bar high- You are no exception- keep up the great work!
Aw, thanks Ana - I agree with Mandy, you are a design machine! :)
Thank you for your comments, Ana! I hope your holiday was a good one :)
Thanks for your great comments Ana :) I really appreciate your clean design sense and cheerful colors. I sometimes drive myself nuts looking for the right colors! Happy Easter!!
Thanks for your comment, Ana. You're right, we are quite close! I'm definitely going to be at the Boston meet-up and would love to see you there! Great work BTW, you're a design machine!
Thank you Ana for your kind comment. This is my first time entering any minted challenges and I am very excited. You have a beautiful style and I love your work.
thx SO much for your Canytarian comment! when browsing submissions i seem to click on your designs all time time (their cute-osity & humor draws me in! :) so i am especially honored by the compliment!!
thx ana! thx for tge feedback on Solid Chocolate Holiday! i agree! mentioned in description/tags how it could work for many occasions. it was tough to pick b/t hwn & easter for the submission, but b/c choc easter bunnies always have "solid choc" on the pkg of nicer ones (since they aren't hollow inside) so it made sense to enter it as easter. would be cool if there was a way to submit a design series in certain cases like this to show how you see the options working. the choc type is editable too, so it can say any msg, like a bride/grooms name for a save the date, etc! thx agn for your feedback!! :)
Oh Tereza. English is my second language too. I think we rock. Imagine how many people can speak two languages. Thanks for the nice comment!
Thank you so much for the compliment. You have beautiful ideas...
.... I like to go to you as the gallery :-) ..... I am sorry, my english is terrible :-)... I think I speak as a first grader :-)
Thanks Ana! Congrats on your jury pick last month!! :D
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