I'm a Canadian designer/artist, loving wife, and mom to 3 chicken farmers. We live in rural Alberta, Canada, and I work from a lovely home-based studio, surrounded by aspen forest, wildlife, and natural beauty. My work is heavily inspired by nature and strives to achieve that (im)perfect balance between sophistication and whimsy.
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Thank you so much for purchasing one of my original designs. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it! Best Wishes!
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Thank you! :) I really feel good when I see comments from the best minted artists! Always stunned!
Thanks Melanie! And congratulations to you too! Always love your paintings.
Thanks so much for the like Melanie. Your art and texture are simply spectacular and serene at the same time. I really wish you all the best in everything. Alberta is so nice have been two time in my life there once when i was small and second on our honeymoon. It is so nice to see your next painting or card.
Hi, thanks for liking my entry Mistletoe Frame, appreciate the support :)
Hi Melanie! Thank you for your comments on a few of my holiday designs! I'm so glad that challenge is behind us for the year, and I wish you the very best of luck! All of your designs are gorgeous. xo
Hi Melanie, thank you so much for the like on one of my watercolor botanical designs for the holiday challenge! Super encouraging coming from an amazing designer like yourself :))
Thank you so much for the like Melanie! :)
Thank you Melanie for your compliment on our holiday designs - your work is amazing - love your style!
Thank you Melanie for your note on my design, great idea and I will experiment with that. Best of luck in this challenge. I always love seeing your submissions. :)
Thank you so much for the like! I am a fan of your work! You made my day. :)
Hi Melanie thank you very much for the like:) Coming from you it means so much I love your art such a talent you have!
Thank you Melanie for the like, certainly means a lot from a Minted designer with so much great work. :-)
Thank you Melanie for liking my Big and Little Series! I think your work is really beautiful. This is my first time submitting on Minted and your support is definitely a confidence booster!
Thank you Melanie for your lovely comments. Very talented but of course love your abstract pieces. Beautiful.
Thank you so much for the likes on my work, it is much appreciated Melanie, coming from you. You have so many impressive pieces, so lovely. :)
Thanks for your kind comment on my Bluebells paintings, Melanie! I absolutely adore your work, so it means a lot coming from you.
I am a huge fan of your work. Thank you for all the likes! I really appreciate it:-) Your work is amazing and am honored that you took the time to like so many of my pieces:-) Best of luck!
Thank you for the like on "Bold Words". Love your work as well.
Hi Melanie, thank you for your likes on my paintings, so nice to get positive feedback! Your work is lovely! Monica :)
Thank you for your likes on my work. It is so appreciated coming from you, as you have such impressive work. Best.
Thanks for you likes, Melanie! I really appreciate your support and appreciate the softness in your work - good luck in the challenge! :)
Thanks for your "likes"!
thank you for you lovely message on my wedding design friend xx
thank you so much for your likes, your designs are perfect!
Hi Melanie, thank you for liking my submissions! I think you are very talented and will look forward to seeing more of your work do well!
Melanie, thank you so much for your like on my work, Edge of Never. It is much appreciated. You have an impressive array of work.:) Congratulations on your wins.
Thanks so much for your sweet words on my Holiday Wedding design. Your work is wonderful & your Mesmerize piece has a Monet quality to it :) Wow!
Hi Melanie, Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my foil foliage wedding design. It really made my day to see such note from a talented designer like you. Congrats to you as well on your winning designs :)
Thanks so much for your sweet comment, Melanie! Your work is so gorgeous and inspiring! Congrats on your wins, they are beautiful!
Hi Melanie thank you very much for you nice comment!! Congratulations to you also :)
Thank you so much for your nice comment on my wedding invite, Melanie! That means so much coming from one of my favorite designers! I'm a big fan of your art too! Congrats on your wedding picks! :)
Melanie thanks so much and big congrats to you too. Love all your wins, especially Flora Romance. So gorgeous!
Hi Melanie! Thanks so much for your comment on one of my wedding invitations, so sweet of you to take the time to say that! Your work is absolutely stunning :)
Thanks so much for the suggestion, I do think it looks better! :)
Melanie! Congrats on 100! So awesome! (although I would've sworn you hit that a long time ago!)
CONGRATS on 100 wins!!! YAY!
Thanks for the like and comment on my newest Lily submission! Your work is gorgeous!
Thanks for the like on my painting. Your work is beautiful. I love your color combinations.
Hi Melanie! Thank you for your compliment on Notions and the like on Ultramarine. I really love all of your work!!. Best wishes, Nell
Hi Melanie, congrats on your recent wins. Such a beautiful group of paintings! :)
Thank you very much Melanie for your word to my photography work. Stay well.
Thanks Melanie! Your works are beautiful.. I'm sure I will see a lot of wins in the photo challenge.. They are stunning and breathtaking!!
Thank you for your like my work! Right back at you! Best of luck, Alison
Hi Melanie thank you for your nice comment! Congratulations to you also! I love you latest painting they are absolutely gorgeous!
Thank you for your likes, Melanie! it means a lot to me.
Melanie, Thank you for the like on Roil! Your work is gorgeous! Courtney
Thank you so much, Melanie! Your new work is beautiful too!
Thank you so very much for your like! Your work is awesome and it means so much.
Thank you for the kind comments and the congrats on my winning piece!
Thanks so much for your Like! It really means a lot :)
Thanks again for your kind words, Melanie. I'm a huge fan of yours as well! :)
Thank you so so much for the sweet comment on the Merry and Joyful design Melanie -means so much to me coming from you <3
Hi Melanie, thank you for the kind words on my design! Your entries for the holiday challenge are lovely! Good luck!
So many lovely entries in the holiday challenge, Melanie!! Great work, as always! Wishing you good luck, but I don't know think you'll need it! :)
Thanks so much for the advice on my stamped trees design. I reworked the font and think it works much better now!
Many thanks for liking my photos! ;-)
What a wonderful way to start the morning -- thank you so much for making my day! Your submissions are pretty amazing, too! I ALWAYS love your work.
Thanks for the font suggestion! Going with you and Amy's suggestion!
ps. apparently I need typing lessons:)
Hi Melanie, thanks for the like on my b&w photo, Sycamore Canyon. I rarely do b&w, glad you likes it. Your work is fabulous.
Melanie - thanks so much for your likes on my photography. You also do beautiful work.
Thanks for the like Melanie for the like for Reflection. Love how you can do both the art and design so seamlessly. Very beautiful work. All the best in the challenges also
Thank you for the kind words and cherishing my art :) I love your work a lot!
Thanks so much for the like and kind words. Your work is beautiful!
I'm in love with every single one of your west elm entries! So gorgeous!
Thank you for your kind words, Melanie! Was browsing through your collection. Love your color combos. So fresh!
Thank you, thank you on your very kind comment on my profile.
You have made my day. I truly appreciate it!
Thank you for your like!
Your work is inspirational.
I have actually purchased your "Whimsical Merry" card and your "Framed" wrapping paper. So much fun!
Thank you for the kind words Melanie!
Hi Melanie. Thanks for your like on Springtime tulips. Very nice work here!
Thank you Melanie, for your comment on my image!! :)
Melanie, thanks for your likes on my art print submissions. I'm really liking your new Frosted Birch print.
thank you for visiting my submissions and for your likes! love the photos you have here... especially surfer and sunset! gorgeous capture. beautiful paintings, too. i love how they are both modern and abstract, while also bright and cheerful.
Hi Melanie, your like on my watercolor "sea splash" is very much appreciated. I love, love, love your painting style, sense of color etc. etc. Congrats on all your wins! Monica :)
Thank you maestro Melanie---I 'preciate the especially kind words... :)
Thank you so much Melanie...and big congrats to you :-)
Thank you for your kind comment on my design! :)
You are so awesome and sweet, Melanie! Thanks!!!!
Thanks for the Comment Melanie!
Thank you so much, Melanie! Comments from great designers like you mean so much to me : )
Thank you so much for your warm advice, Melanie. Your suggestions are so to the point. I changed the fonts as you recommend, but keep the location in tiny size for information purpose. :) I feel that the card is instantly elegant after the revision. So happy! Please feel free to let me know if you have further advice. :)
Melanie - thanks so much for your comment on my "standing tall" art print. Made my day!!
Melanie, Thank you for your sweet comment! Your submissions are really beautiful.
Thanks Melanie! I love your work very much..! they are so pretty and alive!
Hi Melanie-thank you for taking the time to like my photo "Serene". Much appreciated. Your artwork is gorgeous! Monica :)
I so appreciate the comment love on my smudged seasons series, Melanie! I've been working on my abstract photography for years... it's nice to know I'm making progress! :)
Thanks Melanie for liking my art print, "Saudade"! I appreciate your encouragement! Love your artwork!
Thank you so much, Melanie! And oh my, there is just so much goodness in this Domino challenge, I can't even stand it! I have no idea how they'll choose favorites!
Thanks Melanie for that sweet comment on floral notes. Makes my day coming from you.
Thanks Melanie! I really like your recent submissions and love your cotton candy cloud!
Thanks for your "like" Melanie! Means all the bit more coming from a Mintee maven like yourself! ;)
Thanks Melanie I am glad you like buds. I love going out into the garden and enjoying the day. Good luck on the challenges.
Aw, thanks Melanie. I'm not really a "custom wrapping paper" kind of girl so I just tried to design something I'd buy myself. :)
Thanks, Melanie!!! :)
Thanks, Melanie for your sweet comment!
Thanks so much for your super nice comment, Melanie! :)
Haha don't we all! Thanks for your comment, made me laugh :)
Thanks, Melanie. You too!!!
Melanie- thanks so much for your comment on my Swirl Type design- really mean a lot coming from you. Always love your designs!
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