Hi, I'm Kristen, a graphic designer who received my degree from UGA and now currently reside in Augusta, GA. I love finding inspiration from my other hobbies, including knitting, sewing, painting, and making jewelry. I am always striving to find new ways to grow and better myself as a designer which is why I love Minted. The design community at Minted has been an amazing tool and resource and I am so thrilled to have a place to share ideas and advice with such talented designers!
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Hi Kristen, Your new photo is beautiful. Hope all is well.
Hi Kristen thank you for the like! Really pretty new profile photo!
looooove the new profile! Pretty Girl.
Hi Kristen, Thank you for your like on my watercolor "Crystallize"! Your work is inspirational... gorgeous typography, wonderful color palettes, fabulous design, awesome everything! Monica :)
Thanks so much for designing my holiday cards this year ~ I'm so excited to receive them! We used our wedding photo on "Winter Brush" in gold foil. I can't imagine a more perfect design for us :)
Hi Kristen! Thank you for your like on my "Floral Love" design - I'm a such big fan of your work. Your style is amazing!
incredible work, Kristen :)
I love the way you design simple yet elegant. It brings a smile to my face.
Hi Kristen! Thank you so so much for the great advice on my love & branches save the date. Not sure I am done refining it but I think your suggestions helped a lot. :)
Kirsten - Thank you for your really nice comment.
Thanks, Kristen! You're so sweet!
Congrats on your art print win. Love those little trees ~ so pretty!
NO WAY. What an adorable cat love story. It was fate :)
From one night owl to another...thank you for your feedback on my "Merry Occasion" banner. I appreciate it and you were totally right! :)
Hi Kristen ~ Congrats on the Behind the Scenes article on Style Me Pretty this week! It made me smile to spot that UGA degree on the wall...Go Dawgs!
Congrats on your win Kristen! Love all your work. :)
Hi Kristen- I just had to tell you, I read your interview from Meet a Mintie and your cat has the best name ever, now you need to get a Penny!
Congrats on your win Kirsten ! Tea party is so beautiful !
Congrats on the Whimsy pick. I adore your Mod Move!!
congrats on your mod move special pick, kristen - that was one of my favs in the challenge!
congrats on your win, your designs are so lovely! love em all! really inspiring :)
Congratulations on your win for the moving design! So cute and original, just love that you won!
Congrats on your win! Beautiful design! I always love your interpretations!
Congrats on your win!! Your work is beautiful!
Congrats on your 2nd place win! I bet you missed first by an eighth of a point. That design is to die for!
wow! you've won so many! you rock! great work!
Hi, Kristen! Just wanted to drop in and say thanks for your great New Year card - you two make a handsome couple and that Dezy is super adorable (what a great photo!)! And I enjoyed your note to Minties - it was so nice getting to know a little more about the Minted Community this year. Much happiness and continued success to you in 2012!
Hi Kris! Happy New Year! Received your card and just love everything about both sides of the design, but I have to admit Dezy takes the prize for most distinguished cat! Purr-fect! ^.^
Hello... popping in to say a belated CONGRATS on your collection win. Very well-deserved. Also, thanks for the lovely holiday card. The shimmer stock was perfect for your design. Wishing you all the best in 2012!
I always LOVE your work. So great that it was recognized. Your cards are amazing!!! well deserved!!!!
Big congrats on your Collection win, Kristen - your work is gorgeous!!!
Hi Kristin! Congrats on your collection win. I seriously LOVE your work!! Basically you are awesome.
Congrats on your own Collection, Kristen! Your line will be a best-seller, I'm sure!
Huge congrats on you winning your own wedding line!! I was so hoping they'd select you because your designs are so fabulous!
congrats on your wedding wins - modern label was a favorite of mine!
Congrats on all your wins!
I've been exploring the site as a newbie and am in awe of your designs. Such beautiful work!
Hi Kristen! I'm Elaine & I just wanted to say I love your work! I actually graduated in May from UGA's Graphic Design program as well! I especially love your illustrations and sense of color. I'm new to Minted, so any suggestions or tips you have would be much appreciated! Thanks!
OH my word - what a surprise! totally shocked. thank you for your congrats though. I LOVE your modern 12 days, the illustration is crazy good - i went straight to look at the color-ways and backer, looks so great!
thank you for your great feedback on the Hanukkah Quilt gift tag. I'm definitely going to make your suggested changes when I am back at my computer. Many thanks!
Kristen...from one Southern girl to another, Big TIME Congrat's on the notebook design challenge wins!!!! Super job! Well deserved!!!!
Congratulations on all your wins... so well deserved :D
Thanks for your sweet comment Kristen - it means a lot! I really admire your illustration work, especially your gorgeous floral patterns! You have such an effortless and unique style!! I can definitely say you inspired me to push myself and my own aesthetic in this challenge :)
Alice told me today that YOU designed my shower invites!!! SO amazing!! I'm so honored...they are simply amazing! :)
Hi Kristen, I'm sitting here just loving your illustrations! You are very talented.
Hi Kristen! Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my "monolith" design! I think you're an uber talented designer and I love all your work, so you're feedback really means a lot to me! Also wanted to say congratulations on all your wins in the recent challenge. I know you'll have many, many more wins to come - you're work is awesome! Thanks again! :)
Big congrats on your wins - loved your submissions!!!
Congratulations on all your win! Just beautiful!
Congratulations on your wins! Your work is lovely. And I'm sure you would have had 3 wins if you hadn't accidentally deleted the castle design. :)
Big congrats to you as all with your two wins! Always gorgeous!!
serious congrats on the chronicle challenge! all your designs were great!
congrats.. you r a rock star!! the holiday challenge will be the same!
Congrats on your (multiple) wins!! All of your Chronicle entries were amazing- love your work :) !
Yay Kristen! Super excited for you! Your Chronicle book wins were well deserved.
Congrats on your wins, Kristen! Awesome work!
Congratulations on your wins!! Absolutely love your submissions specially this challenge. Very well deserved. I'm a huge fan! :)
Wow, you crushed this competition!! I absolutely love your illustrative style and you deserved all your wins and editor's picks : )
Congrats on your wins, Kristen!
Congrats on your win! I loved that design :)
Congratulations on your win Kristin! A stunning bird illustration and much deserved.
Hi Kristen! Thank you so much for the great comment.
Just wanted to say that I loved all of your submissions in the Chronicle challenge - absolutely gorgeous work!
your work is amazing!
Kristen- Your designs are sooo adorable!!! It was good to meet you on Friday, I hope you ladies enjoyed the rest of the night. We need to do more informal get-togethers!
Thanks so much for your kind words about my Tree of Life design. I so admire your beautiful style and appreciate the encouragement very much!
Kristen, I can not thank you enough for sharing your wealth of knowledge in regards to adding texture. I am right there with you when it comes to books, so much better to reference than searching endlessly online.. it is a nice break away from the computer screen : ) I just ordered a few books including the texture one you suggested, I can not wait to get them!! Thanks again! kerri
I started a discussion in the forum looking for help with adding texture to artwork. Your illustrations always have amazing texture.. wondering if you would mind sharing your techniques with us. http://www.minted.com/forum/comments.php?DiscussionID=469&page=1#Item_11 thanks so much!
this is so pretty!
Hey thanks and congrats to you on your Purple People eater!! I think you've had winning designs every challenge : ) So kuddos to you : )
thank you kristen for the sweet comment on Solid Chocolate Hoilday!! it's editable type (ptf nordic font) x 3 shades of chocolate laid on top, so the best part is it can say whatever message... i would love it for custom one, like a bride/groom's name on a save the date! ;) i loooo-oove your easter flowers w/ bunny card/illo. absolutely adorable!!!
Kristen, I can't believe you don't have more winners! All your work is awesome!
Kristen, I submitted a cross with ribbon card right after yours. They are plenty different, I just felt like a goob when I saw that. I promise I hadn't seen yours when I was designing. Yours is beautiful!
Thanks for the note and congrats on your win for "baby cake"! much deserved. love the textures you used.
Thanks for your comments! I've been meaning to congratulate you on your recent wins. I LOVE your style. Grape Vines is one of my favs :) Best wishes!
Thanks so much for the kind comment. It means a lot!
congrats on all the business card wins - you had so many great ones!!
Congratulations on all of your wins! I LOVE your work, simply gorgeous.
HEY! You killed it on the business card challenge. You had sooo many good ones. Congrats!!!
Congratulations on two business card wins!!!
Love all of your business card submissions. they are great!
You are rockin' it in this Biz Card challenge! Keep up the great work. I always love to see what you create next! :)
Hi Kristen - I think your designs for the Business Card challenge are great and really stand out.
Hi Kristen! It's a big late (I always seem to be a few challenges behind!) but welcome to Minted!! I've been keeping an eye out for your submissions, they've never failed to impress!!
hey kristen... thanks so much for the kind words. i loved your save the date and wedding designs. they're all super clean and fresh. nice to have you here :)
your save the date submissions are great kristen - found myself drawn to so many of them!
thanks for your comment. You HAVE to win something in this challenge, your wine bottle and starfish are super cool. Keep up the good work!
Absolutely loving your Save the Date entries and your whole illustration style- good luck, I'm sure you'll do really well in this challenge :)
Welcome to Minted kristen! I'm loving your illustrations. Looking forward to seeing more of your work! -Brandy
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