I'm Carly, the designer behind Carly Reed Designs, located in Richmond, Virginia. My work is often vintage-inspired, simplistic, and detail-oriented, with a touch of modern whimsy. I'm inspired by the simplest but prettiest things, including beautiful typography and lovely paper.
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Hi Carly, thank you for your feedback on my O Night Divine entry. I went into a new direction but kept the snow-- it's just foiled now! Thank you for taking the time to comment. Best of luck in the challenge!
I missed your poll. Can you send me a link to final? Did you like the new photo I had in my Joy Us or did you like the close up couple in my first submit? Thanks C. Sue
HI Carly, I still feel bad that we both had the same idea and wish I had just said "you must submit it." I hope you did. Actually, I hope it wins. Good luck. Sue
Thanks for your like on my very merriest design. I love your "minimal merry" one!
Thanks, Carly! Appreciate you giving me the font name. it's on my wish list! ; )
Thanks so much, Carly, for your super nice comment! :)
Thank you, Carly, for your sweet comment on my birth announcement design. It means a lot to me.
love your entries, Carly! just fresh!
Thank you for the like, Carly! I really appreciate it. Best of luck in the challenge!
Thanks so much for your sweet comment, Carly!
no problem! it's seriously one of my favs so far in the comp!!! good luck :)
Thank you Carly for your feedback on my card submission! I've tried a combo of suggestions and I think it really helped me. Your work is very nice - love the simplicity, but realizing how much goes into this process :)
Hey thanks so much for the likes and the sweet comment on my design! So appreciated!
Girl…I'm going to be shocked if you don't have a ton of picks for holiday! You're killing it- seriously, awesome work!!
Thank you so much for the nice comment, Carly!! Always love your beautiful work and comments from other designers like you are so encouraging! :)
Congrats Carly on your wedding picks,beautiful & refreshing work!
Hi Carly - thanks for your nice comment on my design! All of your wedding designs are great. I especially like garden romance and gallery backdrop. Awesome job! :)
Thanks for the "likes" Carly! Love your work so much! :) Best of luck in the challenges!
love your new pic! pretty!
Thanks, Carly! Love your design style!
Thankyou Carly for your feedback on my "I scream you scream..." entry. :)
Carly, how sweet are you! Thank you so much for your comment on my Bold and Excited STD. You work is stunning and I am constantly inspired by your designs! Thanks again!
Thank you Carly for the wonderful comment. :)
Thank you so much for the sweet comment, Carly!! :)
Carly thank you so much for the nice comment; it means so much to me :)
Carly – you are the SWEETEST :) But seriously, have you seen these entries?! Not to mention your Foil Wreath. Pure gorgeousness. Thank you again for the compliment, it made a dreary Tuesday a little brighter :)
Carly, so weird about the names!! That's really funny that that happened. And congrats on your upcoming wedding! =)
Hi Carly! You have some terrific entries in this holiday contest - I especially like Silver and gold. Just wanted to give you an fyi about Home for Christmas, your type looks great, but I think the words are copyrighted. You can find lists of which Christmas songs are free to use on websites like this - https://www.songclearance.com/Christmas Music: Public Domain vs. Copyrighted Works. Or maybe check with Minted to see if it's alright? Best, Kim
Carly, Thanks for liking my Naughty and Nice design. I am new to Minted so it's great to find another Richmonder so soon. Any advice is welcome.
Congrats Carly ! I'm so thrilled that " farm party is a winner, it's the cutest thing ever !!!
Carly, thank you so much for the comment on my Jolly Hollyday card. I really appreciate it. Best of luck with your work!
Hi Carly! I'm really interested in an intro. to calligraphy class in Old Town, Alexandria. They also have an intro. to letterpress class. If you're also interested, it would be fun to meet and take a class. I know another designer who may also come. Here is the link: http://fifteeneleven.bigcartel.com/category/creative-workshops Cheers!
actually, i'm a transplant, but my husband was born and raised here :) maybe someday we can a gave a local meet up. enjoy the rest of your day!
thank you for your comment on Sail Along with Us. I appreciate it. Good luck on your designs as well.
thanks Carly, maybe this coincidence is a sign ... that you should buy my invite! LOL :) I think your work looks great too, you have some really neat concepts :) Cheers!
Carly, that is so funny! I thought maybe I saw your name somewhere and subconsciously used it without even realizing, but the same date is a crazy coincidence!
hi carly! thanks so much for the kind words. made my day :)
carly, you're so sweet, and thx so much for the compliment! it's NO worries and we have been in the same boat on a previous challenge (unknowingly also :) and realized quickly that this def has to happen with overlaps as so many people simultaneously brainstorm. just like you we felt better to reach out to the other designer, so know it means a LOT to hear you feel the same accidental OOPS but that it's NO biggie!! we loved yours too, xo!
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