I'm Lea, and what you're looking at here is clean design from a messy desk. Before my life as a wife, mom and stationery designer, I spent 10 years in newspaper design. My work tends to be sweet and simple, and I love when I can throw in a spark of personality or humor. I also love the creative outlet and community that Minted is, and I’m so happy to be a part of it.
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Aw, thank you so much, Lea!! :)
LOL!!!!! I hear that!!! :)
Thank you so much for the help Lea! <3
Wow you have been busy!!! I feel so badly I hadn't had time to participate in the feedback lately and I'm just seeing most of the designs now and you have so many great entries!
L is for Lea AND Laverne! Ha, ha, thanks for stopping by and voting! Appreciate it, Lea!
Hey Lea thank you so very much for all your help. I really appreciate it. I took your advice & moved the little bow up in my Small Packages design & I think it looks so much better. Although I still think the top portion looks too empty so I stuck with the heart,just going with my gut & taking a risk ;)
Hi Lea, thanks so much for taking the time to stop by my Origins design and comment and like! Means so much to me! Good luck in the challenge!
Thanks so much for your nice comment Lea!! Best of luck in the new year :)
Hi Lea, thanks for your feedback on my poll! what do you think line spacing/size of pic? You think B is best on all accounts? My eye is telling me that the wider spacing of each line in A looks better, so your thoughts are appreciated :-)
Hi Lea Thank you very much for your comments and great suggestions! I will give them all a try :)
Thanks so much for the photo suggestion! I think it works really well for my design. :)
Lea perfect idea on the border. I am changing now. Thanks so much! Have a great holiday.
Lea, thank you for your comment on my design! I haven't had much time to try to fix it, that deadline snuck up on me!
Thank you so much for the like Lea! Your designs are awesome.
Lea, you're so sweet... thank you for your comment on my "NYC style" wedding invite, it means a lot. You have beautiful submissions. Best of luck!
Thanks so much Lea! I'm excited!!!
Thanks so much for the kind compliment on Understated Elegance, Lea!
Thank you, Buddy!!! :) I appreciate the sweet comments!! :)
Thank you so much for the nice comment Lea!!
Hi Lea, I changed the font. Let me know what you think if you have a chance. Again thanks so much. :) http://www.minted.com/design-rating/460764
Lea thanks for the great feedback on my Chantilly Veil design. I am working on a better font. You are so right. :)
Hi Lea! Thank you so much for your message (just found it - I don't have the hang of minted yet!) Great to know that there are other West Virginians here! Beautiful work and congrats on all of your awards :)
Thank you so much for your kind words Lea! I truly appreciate it as it's my first award and I'm ecstatic! Congrats on your award as well keep up the great work! :)
bahaha!!! your comment totally cracked me up! :D xx
Thank you for the feedback Lea! Hysterical. I have lots of old school rap songs going through my head at the moment. So glad to get a second set of eyes on it!!!
Thank you for the helpful comment Lea! I changed it, though not sure I made it any better lol -- feeling so font uninspired at the moment ;)
Thanks for the catch Lea! I stared and fussed with the design for so long, I didn't see what was right in front of my face!
Hi Lea! Thank you so much for your feedback! I've started a poll on "A Modern Love" for different color options since the pink background seem to be too light for the white text. I would love your participation in the poll! Thank you again, Lea!
Also, I have a poll with new photo choices and would love your opinion if you have a sec: http://www.minted.com/design-rating/436313. Thanks again!
lol Lea - thanks for pointing that illusion out on my save the date! I was cracking up once I saw it and will see what I can do to fix it :)
Omg Lea! Thank you and you are hilarious!
Thanks so much for your comment on First Comes Love. I'm new at design, really just a photographer looking to do some giftable items for my clients, so I appreciate your keener eye.
Thank you so much!
Hi Lea Thank you very much for the really nice comment..and for the great suggestion. I struggled with adding the name... I will work on the design again and maybe start a poll. I really appreciate your advice thanks again:)
Hey there! Thank you so much for your sweet note. I always love your designs! Hope you had a great weekend :)
Thanks Lea! I'm excited to be here :) I was a yearbook geek in high school too ;) Love your "New Slant" entry. Good luck!
Thank you so much for your comment, Lea!
Thanks so much, Lea! :)
Thanks, buddy! :) A nice surprise! I wasn't expecting these to be announced!
Thank you for the likes, Lea, they always mean so much! Best of luck in the challenges!
You made my night sweeter with that note on my Embellished Frame design :) xx
Thanks so much for your sweet comment, Lea! You've got some awesome designs in this challenge!
Thank you so much for your comment, Lea! Really nice of you to do so. Best of luck to you, too! :)
Ha, and it makes me sing the Replacements song!
Aww, thanks, Lea! :)
Lea, thanks so much for the kinds words on my Nordic Monogram. It was so nice to meet you in NYC and it's always more special when someone we've met likes our work. So thoughtful. Hope to see you next year too Lea.
Hi Lea! Thank you very much for the help.
I hope it was helpful, Lea! Now I'm humming it in my head... and laughing! :D
Thanks so much for the helpful feedback Lea! I had tried it out with the same font and wasn't sure if it was too plain for the holiday greeting. I've updated it with the same font again and hopefully that ties in better with the design.
Lea- That is the WORST!! I have totally had that happen to me before. Please go ahead with your design :) I know you didn't copy, and your take on the layout is probably better than mine!!
two digits is awesome!!!! it's slow going these days... love your moving announcement!
Congrats Lea!!!! Great work.
Thanks so much, Lea! Yes- finally 100...I feel like picks have gotten so far and few between I have creeping, ever so slowly toward the three digits. Congrats on your win as well! xox
HI, thanks so much for the sweet compliment and note! Funny you bring that up... I am super conflicted on what to do because I would have thought 'Christmastime' myself, but the actual Silver Bells lyrics show 'Christmas Time' as two words. Do you think it looks super goofy as two? Thanks so much for your help!
Ugh, typing on my phone, I was typing "for the compliment" :)
Thank you fo, Lea! I have been less than confident with this one! :)
Thanks so much for your comment on my Ripped design, Lea!
You're so sweet, Lea! Thank you for leaving such a nice note. This is my first holiday challenge so the whole process has been pretty overwhelming. Best of luck to you...love your entries as well!
Thanks so much for your nice comment, Lea!!! :)
Oops - *your
Lea!! You're sweet comment made my day :-)
Leah! Just wanted to thank you for saving one of my designs from the wrong challenge. Great catch! : )
Thank you for the help with my poll!! :)
Hi Lea thank you very much for your great suggestion. I will give it a try!
Thanks so much for the feedback Lea! I agree the trees were distracting but the design didn't quite make sense without them so I have toned them down. Again thanks for helping, it is what makes this community so awesome :)
Lea, Thank you sp much for the congratulations on my fabric wins! Somebody pinch me!!
Lea, thank you for the comment! I appreciate the helpful critique! :)
Hi Lea, thanks for the feedback. I have a new poll based on your comments. :)
Hi Lea Thank you very much for your nice comment and for taking the time to offer some great ideas and suggestions! I made some changes and I started a poll if you have the time I was wondering if you could please take a peek and let me know your thoughts.
Thanks Lea for your sweet comment on my Succulent Teacup design,really appreciate it :)
Thanks Lea, You have some really nice work here :)
Thanks, Lea!! :)
awww!! thank you! :)
Thanks, Lea! Congratulations on your recent win and picks!!! I'm super excited and happy for you : )
Hi Lea! Thanks so much for the helpful suggestions...I appreciate it Yes, the top line was leaning to the right and I changed the location so it's not as repetitive. :)
Thanks for the suggestion, I will definitely try it!
Thanks for the note Lea! You are too sweet!! I am trying :)
Thanks for your note, Lea! Your comment was how I found out about the challenge winners! ;P
Thanks so much for the like, Lea! Really loving your work :) Best of luck in the challenges!
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Hello Lea! I am just now seeing your comment!!! I has a lot going on these past couple months. I would love to meet some other Minties from Columbus :) My e-mail is email@example.com lets connect!
Hi Lea! Thank you so much for your nice comment and suggestion, you were so right to drop the 'th'! :)
Hi Lea, thank you for your like on my watercolor "Sea Splash". Really love your design work! Monica :)
Thank you Lea for the feedback on my monogram design! I'll definitely change one of letters. :)
Thanks so much for your feedback, Lea! I was wondering on how the 'of' looked to others but your suggestion sounds great!
Thanks so much for your feedback on my "He proposed. She Said yes" invite. I prefer B as well :)
Hi Lea, Thanks for the helpful comment on "Done." I was saving the word "done" for another idea but you were right and I changed it. Thanks again and good luck in this challenge.
Thank you for your compliment on my digital invitation submissions, Lea! I really appreciate it :)
Lea Thank you for all your kind words on my save the date cards. It means a lot :) Really loving your submissions for the digital invitations challenge. Good luck!
Hi Lea! Thank you for your sweet comment, that was so nice to hear! I am so glad the journal turned out well - I guess I should order one for myself. ;) Cheers!
Hi Lea, I just wanted to thank you for all your likes and comments on my work. I especially liked your poem save the date!
Thank you for the nice comments Lea! I like your work a lot, very modern but still pretty to look at. Good luck in all the current challenges :)
Hi Lea! Thanks for your comment. I wasn't sure if anyone would see the connection between the // and the edges of the photo because it's so subtle...glad you got it!
great minds think alike, Lea! :-)
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