Kim Dietrich Elam is the "k" in k notes LLC, a wife, mommy, traffic engineer, and lover of Tex-Mex, fine chocolates, palmistry and all things Elvis.
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Thanks, Kim! I am really digging some of your "save the date" submissions. "Steamy"...? So simple & so clever! I love it! :)
Kim, I can only deal with one challenge at a time. At the moment I am consumed by destination STD ideas so maybe I am in need of a vacation! PS you are still my non-design background inspiration so keep up the good work :)
Thank you again Kim great suggestion! I changed it and I love it!
Thank you so much Kim!
Hi Kim! Thank you very much for the comment and help. I already do the changed. Can you see it again if it's okey. Thanks again!
Hi Kim Thank you very much for your suggestion. I love it! I made some changes maybe you could take a peek and let me know what you think?
Thanks Kim for the like i appreciate it so much all the best for the stationary challenge too.
Thanks for the good tip on the spacing Kim! I changed it so there is a little more room. Really appreciate your time to give feedback! Chris
Hi Kim, thanks for your support! Cheers -R
Thanks a lot for the like for Niagara
By the way, your Lovestruck invitation is so cute! I was looking at it earlier... it would be such a lovely wedding invitation too... I love the whole suite!
Aw, thank you Kim! Very sweet! :)
Your comments are so sweet too! :)
Hi Kim, thank you so much for your font suggestion for my bird of dreams - I bought it and it is perfect! So perfect that now I am inspired to do some new type of work :)
Kim, I agree on the box; now looks silly big!!!! I will fix tonight. :) Thanks for pointing out.
Thank you, Kim! I feel like I haven't been part of the Minted world lately, so I loved getting your comment on my wall :) Thanks for making my morning!
Thanks for your advice Kim - I always start off simple and get busier with my designs so I am grateful for your advice!
Thanks for your "like" Kim---love all of your ornaments, so simple and modern. Best of luck!
I made a few changes on my poll - thank you for your help! If you don't mind voting again, I'd appreciate it! http://www.minted.com/design-rating/201095
Kim, thanks so much for the nice compliment! By the way I received the sweet card from your girls. Great that they had fun at the camp. Happy 4th! Chris
Thank you very much Kim!
Hi Kim! Thank you very much for the help. Hope my wordings we're okey. Does "join our celebration" fine to used? Please let me know. And Thanks in advance.
Hi! Thank you very much for the comment, help and suggestion. I will do the revision. :)
Followed your instructions, mission complete! Thanks for taking the time to help me out : )
Thanks for the heads up on my "mis-submission"! Thought I'd uploaded it to the Art Fair Challenge. I contacted support@minted to address it.
Hi Kim, thanks for the like on my Holly and Ivy from a while back, the archives. It was a kick in the bum to rework and submit again. Thanks for the kick!! : )
Thanks for your help and suggestion Kim. I'm going to give it a try!!! We should try and have a little meet up this summer!! :)
thanks especially for happy holidays I thought that added the touch would do it.
I'm so glad! You often make so many people's days with your lovely comments and uplifting words! Clearly we are night owls.
Thank you for your lovely feedback on my design! So nice to hear positive feedback from another designer who has such great work! :) x
The challenge just ended and you have a new picture! You must be celebrating :-)
Thank you Kim for your feedback! I didn't know/remember about the foil, and at the end I too like the flat color better;) Thank you again!
Thank you very, very much Kim.
Hi Kim! Thank you very much for the feedback and help. What can you say about the changes? Thanks in advance! :)
Hi Kim! Thank you very much for the comment and help. Yeah, yeah, so cool & very nice to see without the dots on either side of the name/year. Thank youuuu Kim!
Thanks (as always) for your feedback Kim! I changed up the layout and switched up some fonts, let me know which you prefer now!
Aw... you're so sweet! You're very welcome! The design is so beautiful!
Hi Kim! Thank so much for the feedback and help. I do the changed and it looks great. Thanks again. :)
Thanks so much, Kim! I took your advice and changed it up :)
Oh no, there was some sort of "network" problem and somehow my comment has posted over and over again and I cannot delete it! Sorry!
Kim, you're welcome! I know what you mean about the challenge. How are we going to have any ideas left for the non-photo challenge!
Hi Kim, Thanks for the great feedback on my holiday submission - it's my first time submitting to any challenges so I really appreciate it!
You are most welcome! Thank you always for your super helpful feedback as well:) I know that design is going to be a winner... it's perfect!
Hee hee, didn't you know I am a secret judge?
Thanks for the photo comment! The poll was pretty split which surprised me. So, I thought it was best to find something that might work better. I hope I find the right one! Now I'm reworking a little of the lettering—it never ends!
HI Kim, So fun to get a "win" isn't it. Congrats and as always, thanks for the support.
Congrats on your Win and Picks in the Business Card Challenge Kim!!!!
Halo-Halu Kim! Thank you very, very much for the comment and help. :)
Thank you, Kim! I've got another poll going for the fonts this time. I'd love to hear your thoughts on it too if you have the time (I'm indecisive like that ;)). Thank you again!
Hi Kim! Thanks so much for the help. I made another poll. Thanks in advance.
yeah! soo cute and beautiful profile pic..:)
love your profile pic Kim :)
Thanks Kim. I am so honored and of course proud of myself. I thought of you recently when I actually made a little bear graphic and giggled as I think you and I said a few years ago we'd pretty much stick to typography. And it's still probably true. Lastly, we're neighbors in the wedding catalog. Your design is so cool and it pictures really well too. Fun.
Thanks for your likes, Kim! :-)
:) no problem,my pleasure,love your modern aesthetics.
Thanks so much Kim for your extremely kind words about my Ampersand Marquee wedding suite! Means a lot :) !
Awe, thanks so much Kim. Missed you last week :)
Thanks, Kim! I really appreciate your encouragement all along the way! And I love your recent wins too! :)
Thanks for your sweet comment, Kim! We don't sell wedding in our shop, but I may be able to re-use elements for other things.
Big congratulations for your win and your pick, they are both lovely and so well-deserved!
You are very, very welcome Kim! The design is adorable and deserves big props!!! Wedding is such a difficult category, so you should really savor it! Great job!!!
My pleasure Kim,your work simple & classic. Totally love your style!
Thanks Kim! I did feel that "join us for" seemed a bit redundant. Sure I'll make the changes,it's always good to have an opinion from other people,especially when one has been working on something for so long!
Kim,could you please let me know if Tea works better now...Thanks!
Thankyou so much once again for your prompt feedback on Tea. I really struggled with it.
Thanks Kim for your feedback on my Tea invite, I'm torn between the color choices, ( especially the mint & the blush) I guess I'll just renew the color choices & take the poll again :) Thankyou once again!
Thank you for your sweet comment, Kim and super impressed you noticed ;) Good luck for all the upcoming comps x
Thank you, Kim, for super helpful comments! I just could not get back into the groove of designing, and I was second guessing my color choices. So I REALLY appreciate your help! Here's to hoping that we will get an announcement this week. Your Lovestruck design will do so well, I know it!
You deserve it!
You know, I have to say, you are an amazing lady! A cheerleader, professor, consultant and feet on the ground proponent. You must be an incredible Mom and wife. Plus your designs are darn good. :) Thank you for all your support Kim. Warm regards, Chris
No problem, lady! Good luck to you too!
Congrats Kim on your Valentine win! Truly deserving :)
Thanks so much kim .I hope she liked it too. HAppy new year :)
Congrats on picks! so well deserved!! :)
I actually love all of your bc submissions, but that one is a star :)
Thanks for your help Kim on my entries in the Valentine Challenge :)
thanks for the design input!
Haha! No worries! I submitted the letterpress one first and then thought I should add it to the other challenge too ;) 4 submitted and I am done!
Thank you Kim for your continued support, it is greatly appreciated. Cheers -R
Thanks for your continued help, Kim! Appreciate it so much! Don't know what is wrong with me on this design... usually I'm not so indecisive;) Really loving your designs in this challenge...I see a lot of winners!
I've only sold a couple of Vote Santa and Trading Good Cheer but happily my corporate bar chart design from last year is selling well ;) Wishing you good sales too! Good luck with the LOVE design - it really is awesome. That one gave me some serious design-envy ;)
Hi Kim, thanks so much for your lovely comments. I don't work in the design industry so sometimes I get overwhelmed by the amazing designs being submitted. You helped me get some mojo back!
for my love letterpress design.. I was just picking colors on the approved letterpress palette, so i dont have to have anything approved later.. I also think when you overprint the black on top it will read even darker, no? i know nothing about letterpress really..
Hi Kim! Thanks for the suggestion. Sometimes I get overwhelmed trying to see how to improve the designs... So you really helped me a lot.
Thanks again for your comment! :)
And that's how felt the day I got an email that you "liked" my inspiration board which is just hanging around with no feedback or action as far as I can tell. Thanks Kim.
Halu Kim! Thank, thank you so many for the wonderful comment. I love you always. :)
it never occurred to me - but i really like having both parents - seems more 'family' to me - awesome sugg. :)
Thanks for the great suggestions Kim! I'm so lost when it comes to wedding verbiage. I really appreciate the help! :)
Hi Kim! Thank you very much for the comment. You always a supportive person. God bless!
No it is perfect in my opinion. Saw Gravity today too. Makes taking care of kids seem pretty mundane. :)
Thank you for your feedback on my pinata design! It was super helpful, and I really appreciate it! :)
Yay! for another win. :)
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