Susan Brown

based in Menomonie, WI, US.

  • 124 awards won
  • 1964 comments made
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Awards

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  • editor pick 108

About Susan Brown

I'm Susan and am crazy about design in general and Minted specifically. My designs lean toward simple and classic with a bit of pretty but I always hope it's a look you'll love.

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Dana Beckwith on Jul 18 2016
Dana Beckwith
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Sue--thanks so much for your comment and well wishes. You made my day!

Chris Griffith on Jul 18 2016
Chris Griffith
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Sue you are too sweet. By the way I sent you a FB friend request. :)

Melanie Kosuge on Jun 17 2016
Melanie Kosuge
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Thank you, Susan... so glad to be here and meet you, too! You have so many great designs, and I love your clean style. Best of luck to you!

Lea Delaveris on Jun 17 2016
Lea Delaveris
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You're so sweet, Sue! Thank you for the kind words! A nice little boost :)

Dawn Jasper on Jun 17 2016
Dawn Jasper
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couldn't get the madina to work. sometimes it just doesn't like to play nice. thanks for the feedback! A it is. Yay for designs under the wire ;)

Dawn Jasper on Jun 17 2016
Dawn Jasper
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Ha! Love you miss susan :) Now it's your turn to help me pick! http://www.minted.com/design-rating/632488

Olivia Raufman on Jun 02 2016
Olivia Raufman
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I so enjoyed meeting you too, Susan! I wish we'd had more time to chat. Even so, it was great to meet you in person since I've always been a huge fan of your style!

Christina Flowers on May 10 2016
Christina Flowers
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Thank you for the sweet comment Susan!

Bronwyne Carr Chapman on May 09 2016
Bronwyne Carr Chapman
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Thank you for the likes. I appreciate it. I love your work.

Bronwyne Carr Chapman on May 08 2016
Bronwyne Carr Chapman
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Thank you for the like.

Kim Dietrich Elam on May 06 2016
Kim Dietrich Elam
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Awww - thank, you, Sue!!! You are so sweet. :)

Susan Brown on May 05 2016
Susan Brown
  • Minted May 18, 2011
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I'm going out and then Joe is flying in late Monday night then we're staying until Thursday. I'll have a few days by myself, a few show/minted days and then together days. Darn near perfect. Don't forget to call me if you come to WI. Thanks again C.

Carrie ONeal on May 05 2016
Carrie ONeal
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Ahhh! I'll have to pass along the "cute guy" comment! He'll get a kick out of that! No...I'm not headed to NSS this year. I'm hoping to make it back next year. The best part is getting to hang with the other designers. I know I'll be jealous when I see photos getting posted. But I'll have you all in my heart. Are you headed there?

Carrie ONeal on May 05 2016
Carrie ONeal
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Hey Susan! :) thanks for asking my opinion...although not sure you're going to like it. I really loved your initial submission. I think it's more elegant and refined looking. I like it with Amy's family photo and the second one you used. To me, the new one looks a little "clunky". Again...it could totally just be me. Maybe get a few other opinions. But I prefer the original, or the second. hugs

Neeta Sawhney on May 05 2016
Neeta Sawhney
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thanks Susan you just made my day. It is pretty awesome being part of minted family.

Chasity Smith on May 05 2016
Chasity Smith
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Awe, thanks so much! Big Congrats to you also :)

carly reed walker on May 04 2016
carly reed walker
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I love the new photo, it feels more joyous and fits the vibe of your design! Still polling over here: http://www.minted.com/design-rating/605830 Thanks, Sue!!

carly reed walker on May 03 2016
carly reed walker
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Hi Susan! I changed the text but still have the design up. You submitted first so it's only fair! I'd love your opinion on the new text and photo, I've got a poll going right now! :)

merry mack creative on May 03 2016
merry mack creative
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So many great designs for the christmas challenge, Sue! Nice work! :)

Snow and Ivy on May 03 2016
Snow and Ivy
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Aww, Susan! Your comment made my day <3 That was so sweet of you to take the time to leave such a lovely note! I'm going to NSS this year - excited to see you - you crazy-talented lady!!!

Dawn Jasper on Apr 29 2016
Dawn Jasper
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For gradients and shadows I usually stay away from black and keep it as a warmer tone - sometimes brown or gray so it's not quite so noticeable or even sometimes I'll just use a multiply or darker blending mode. This way the type stands out more but it works with many more photos and is barely noticeable but helps with that white type. And of course as always try try and try some more with different photo options to make sure the gradient doesn't get too obnoxious in those ones that are light. It's a crazy process for me lol. This is why I love Kim's Idea of having standard gradient overlays by minted that the customer could choose from ;)

Sarah Curry on Apr 25 2016
Sarah Curry
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You are so creative with all your copy, Susan! Loving your entries! Hope you are well and that I get to see you again soon.

Dawn Jasper on Apr 25 2016
Dawn Jasper
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Thank you so much for the sweet note! Love you! :) Headed west for spring break with the kiddo - which also means free babysitting for all minted all the time mommy bread :) Looking forward to getting back in the game - and I'm so glad you've found my comments helpful. I love critiquing so much and being able to give back to this great community is one of my favorite things :)

Laura Bolter Design on Apr 24 2016
Laura Bolter Design
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Thanks for the comment about my Hanukkah card, Susan! And, unfortunately I'm not able to go to NSS this year. :-( I would love to have spent more time getting to know you. You must promise to take lots of pictures so that those of us who can't go can feel like we're there!

Seven Swans on Apr 19 2016
Seven Swans
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Thanks so so much for your like on our design! It means the world! ;)

Debb W on Apr 18 2016
Debb W
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Congratulations, Susan! You deserve the special honor, so happy for you!

Eric Clegg on Apr 13 2016
Eric Clegg
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Congrats on the special guest judge award! That is so cool, so happy for you!!

merry mack creative on Apr 13 2016
merry mack creative
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Thanks for the nice note, Sue! Congrats to you as well! Both of your winning designs are lovely. :)

Christina Novak on Apr 12 2016
Christina Novak
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Thank you so much Susan!

Ana Sharpe on Apr 06 2016
Ana Sharpe
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Thanks for your sweet comment on my design Festive Wishes, Susan! It truly made my day :)

Dawn Jasper on Mar 12 2016
Dawn Jasper
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Always happy to help ;) I'm so excited for NSS! I probably won't find a sitter for monday and tuesday so Emma will most likely be my side-kick! She's a pretty hard-core paper snob so I'm sure she'll love it lol. So excited to see you again soon!

Carol Fazio on Mar 07 2016
Carol Fazio
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Hi Susan, thanks for stopping by to say congrats on my Two to Love design. You are always encouraging! Congrats to you too! Concepts RULE! :-) Carol

Angela Marzuki on Mar 02 2016
Angela Marzuki
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Susan, you are too sweet! I always appreciate your encouragement and kind words, thank you! And even thought I hadn't commented on that design yet, the blue is really lovely and sophisticated, no need to doubt it at all! :)

Neeta Sawhney on Feb 27 2016
Neeta Sawhney
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yes it was so awesome Susan when you do come down to California we could get together would be fun and other minties also. Thanks i am working on some more cards and hopefully later will sell them on Etsy or Store envy.

Ana Sharpe on Feb 10 2016
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Thanks Susan for your kind words! You made my evening! It's such a honor for me to be featured with you at Julep. I've always been a big admirer of your beautiful and elegant work. Loved to learn more about what inspires you :)

Lea Delaveris on Jan 28 2016
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I always appreciate your comments and likes so much, Sue! I love your work, so it really means a lot to me :)

Stacey Meacham on Jan 28 2016
Stacey Meacham
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Susan!!! You made my day with your sweet comment :) I'm such a fan.

Eric Clegg on Jan 21 2016
Eric Clegg
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Thanks Susan. Congrats to you as well! You know I always like how clean your work is!

Pistols on Jan 21 2016
Pistols
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Aw, Hi Susan!! You're so sweet to think of me. We are so happy to be in Chicago–even with the 6 degree weather :) Hope you are well and hope to see you soon!

Kelly Schmidt on Jan 21 2016
Kelly Schmidt
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Thanks so much for your comment on my Full of Joy design! You've got so many beautiful entries! Love your work, Susan!

Phrosne Ras on Jan 13 2016
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i just read your old wall post again - made me smile :) thanks Sue.

Angela Thompson on Jan 13 2016
Angela Thompson
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Hi Susan, thank you so much for your kind comment. Your work is always so lovely - you have a beautiful, elegant style :)

Carrie ONeal on Jan 12 2016
Carrie ONeal
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Hi Susan! Hope all is well! I just realized you only live about 2 hours away from my best friend!! She lives in Port Edwards, WI. I don't get there to visit too much...but next time I do, I'd love to meet up! Happy Tuesday! :)

Kim Dietrich Elam on Jan 06 2016
Kim Dietrich Elam
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Thanks for your comment, Sue! I feel the same way about missing things here. NSS - yes! ;)

JoAnn Jinks on Jan 05 2016
JoAnn Jinks
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Hi Susan! Thanks so much for your helpful comment on my design. You're right - the translucent letters look so much better than solid! Thanks again for taking the time to critique, it means a lot. :)

Carol Fazio on Jan 04 2016
Carol Fazio
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Hi Susan, I am just getting back too! So hard to jump back in after vacation, but I am happy for the new year! And for friends like you! Cheers to a new year!!

Sandra Picco Design on Nov 18 2015
Sandra Picco Design
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Susan, you crack me up! Your entries are always gorgeous! But thank you for the lovely compliment :)

Eric Clegg on Oct 28 2015
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Thanks Susan! It was a nice surprise for sure. I wasn't expecting it at all. Best on the wedding cards - I'm sure you'll do some great things!!

Kimberly Morgan on Oct 28 2015
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Ah, you are such a sweetheart. thanks for brightening my day :) Holiday was rather discouraging since I entered more designs than I ever have and only received a NY pick, so the last couple weeks have been a boost. I'm very much looking forward to seeing your wedding entries - you always rock this category!

Eric Clegg on Oct 27 2015
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I know what you mean about touch and go. I've been thinking the same thing lately. Guess I won't be quitting my day job yet! Looking forward to seeing what you come up with in the Wedding Challenge!

Sara Hicks Malone on Sep 21 2015
Sara Hicks Malone
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Sue- Thank you for all your wonderful comments! I am a huge fan of your work so it means all the more. xox

Owl and Toad on Sep 18 2015
Owl and Toad
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Thank you so much for your comments on my Gift of Art pick. I really appreciate it, especially from a Mintie as successful as yourself!

Hooray Creative on Sep 10 2015
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Thanks Susan!! Your work is always top-notch! Best of luck in the save the date challenge! :)

Lori Wemple on Sep 09 2015
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Oh my goodness I do not deserve such kind words. I admire your work so much! It is always impeccable, elegant, stately and fresh. I can spot your designs every time, and I just love them all! :) xx

Phrosne Ras on Sep 09 2015
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(or your support) x

Phrosne Ras on Sep 09 2015
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are you kidding me!?! I'd die. i dont think that will ever happen, but i really appreciate your encouragement! <3

Lori Wemple on Sep 09 2015
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Loving all your work!!! You are a superstar!! xx

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Oh my! I don't know why my message was posted so many times! I only clicked submit once! So sorry Susan.

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Hi Susan! So funny, because I was thinking just yesterday how nice it was to meet you when I came across your gorgeous save the date submissions! Thanks SO much for you generous words. I'm so glad to have met you too, and am eagerly anticipating NSS again.

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Hi Susan! So funny, because I was thinking just yesterday how nice it was to meet you when I came across your gorgeous save the date submissions! Thanks SO much for you generous words. I'm so glad to have met you too, and am eagerly anticipating NSS again.

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Hi Susan! So funny, because I was thinking just yesterday how nice it was to meet you when I came across your gorgeous save the date submissions! Thanks SO much for you generous words. I'm so glad to have met you too, and am eagerly anticipating NSS again.

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Hi Susan! So funny, because I was thinking just yesterday how nice it was to meet you when I came across your gorgeous save the date submissions! Thanks SO much for you generous words. I'm so glad to have met you too, and am eagerly anticipating NSS again.

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Hi Susan! So funny, because I was thinking just yesterday how nice it was to meet you when I came across your gorgeous save the date submissions! Thanks SO much for you generous words. I'm so glad to have met you too, and am eagerly anticipating NSS again.

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Hi Susan! So funny, because I was thinking just yesterday how nice it was to meet you when I came across your gorgeous save the date submissions! Thanks SO much for you generous words. I'm so glad to have met you too, and am eagerly anticipating NSS again.

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 02 2015
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Hi Susan! So funny, because I was thinking just yesterday how nice it was to meet you when I came across your gorgeous save the date submissions! Thanks SO much for you generous words. I'm so glad to have met you too, and am eagerly anticipating NSS again.

Erin Niehenke on Aug 31 2015
Erin Niehenke
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Thank you so much for your comment on my "travel with us" illustration - it means a lot coming from you and I will definitely take into consideration the plane size or whether it's needed at all!

Lisa Cersovsky on Aug 29 2015
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Hi Susan, You're design is beautiful (one of my favs)! I wouldn't have any second thoughts about it, it's perfect! Thanks for your comments on my holiday designs! :)

Kate Ross on Aug 28 2015
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Hey Susan - no fence with those gators! One was shot from - what do you call - those view towers?? And the other was seriously up close and personal - both in the Florida Everglades. It's a huge National Park in Florida in a small corner in south Miami called Shark Valley. And they are just lounging everywhere - some blocking the narrow walkway on little nature trails and everything. Shark Valley has a bike trail with the view tower at the half way point and it's pretty wild. In addition to the gators, the birds are fantastic. I haven't been back in a while since having my baby 19 months ago. But it's def a must see if you're ever down in Miami. Thanks for stopping by my page! Chat soon!

Laura Hankins on Aug 28 2015
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Susan, thanks so much for the sweet message! We were in Paris the second week of August and it was the trip of a lifetime :) What a beautiful city! Hope you had a great summer. Your entries are always beautiful but you've got some especially gorgeous entries for your Save the Dates!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Aug 26 2015
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Thanks so much, Susan - the cash prize is certainly a good thing. ;) Congrats on your runner-up, as well - Party Down is so fun and clever!

Kimberly FitzSimons on Aug 26 2015
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Susan, Thanks so much for your comment on my profile! I just got back from vacation and it made my day :) I am loving all of your save the date entries! Hope you are having a great summer!

Amber Barkley on Aug 19 2015
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Thanks for the lovely comment, Susan. Coming from you, that really means a lot!! Also, congrats on reaching the 100 awards milestone. That is awesome!! Thanks again, and best of luck to you in the challenge! :)

Kim Dietrich Elam on Aug 19 2015
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Thanks so much, Susan! I'm loving your "first name design. :)

Neeta Sawhney on Aug 19 2015
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When I saw a like from you Susan it really makes my day. All the best in the challenges. When I met you at Barrique it sure was great and I will always remember that day as being a start. Thanks so much for your support it really means alot to me.

Ann Gardner on Aug 16 2015
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Thanks so much for your sweet note, Susan! It was well over time for a refresh. ;-)

Carol Fazio on Aug 01 2015
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Hi Susan, thanks so much for your sweet message about my special award! I am in total shock over that one - but happy! what a nice surprise!

Eric Clegg on Jun 29 2015
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Susan, I just saw the post with the special awards. Wow, congrats on the baby announcements! Great work and congrats again!

Erin Deegan on Jun 25 2015
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Can I just say.... I'm was crazy excited when the special awards were announced. CONGRATS LADY!!!!! You rocked that challenge!

Lea Delaveris on Jun 17 2015
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Ha, Sue! You're too funny - and kind :) Thanks for the comment!

Ana Sharpe on Jun 14 2015
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Hi Susan, thank you so much for you sweet comment on my "Fun in the Snow" design! It's means so much to me. I'm a big fan of your work and style! :)

Fraser Lane on Jun 11 2015
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Susan, It's so funny because my husband and I are both from the midwest...born and raised in the Chicago Area (spent many a summer at my Grandpa's cabins up in WI). We do love it out here ... Our kids are born and raised east coasters...so I think our midwest days are behind us. Thank you for the tip on the classic style. I'm just getting back into it...finding my groove. Appreciate any advice you have to give. Love your style. Let me know if you are coming out this way...would love to grab a coffee. Thanks, Jen

Susie Allen on Jun 08 2015
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Congrats, Sue! Yeah, I had such an awesome time meeting everyone last year, and especially miss our Sue-tastic SF afternoon! :)

Phrosne Ras on Jun 08 2015
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congrats Susan!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Jun 08 2015
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Thanks, Susan! :)

Kim Dietrich Elam on Jun 08 2015
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Yay! for K, Susan!! Congrats!

Kim Dietrich Elam on May 26 2015
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Can't wait! :)

Carol Fazio on May 26 2015
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Hi Susan, always great seeing you and I don't think there's a design you've made that I haven't liked. You always seem to find something different to say! Keep on doing what you do best! Cheers, Carol

Kim Dietrich Elam on May 21 2015
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I so enjoyed meeting you in NY!!! Wow! You've got a great start on holiday here, I see. Best of luck!!! You'll be at 100 in no time.

Monica Schafer on May 13 2015
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Hi Susan! I enrolled in a certificate program but didn't feel like I was getting much out of it. I ended up just taking a few one-day AI classes at a local computer training center and they were really great! I haven't been designing every day like I used to & I feel it... designing every day makes a big difference too! You are an amazing designer but it's always great to continue growing! :)

Chelsey Scott on May 13 2015
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Hi Susan! I think you'd be fine either way - go with your gut! Your husband might be clueless, but I think many others know what that means. Thank you for asking and I hope that helps :)

CaroleeXpressions on May 12 2015
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Thanks You Susan. I need to rework this and that's one of them!

Chris Griffith on May 07 2015
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Susan, what a nice note!!!!! I don't for a minute consider myself in your league, but I have always loved your style and always enjoy seeing your entries because they are ALWAYS the best. So thanks so much. I can't tell how much I appreciated your thoughts.

Kimberly FitzSimons on Apr 25 2015
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Congrats on your birthday wins, Sue! I wish they all could have made it, but I love the ones that were chosen! Have a great weekend!

Laura Hankins on Mar 22 2015
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Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my baby shower picks, Sue! I just loved your children's bday entries, can't wait to see how many picks those will bring you :)

Vikki Luta on Mar 20 2015
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Hi Susan! Thank you so much for your comment on my “Ready to Pop” card. Appreciate it a lot esp coming from you :)

Simona Cavallaro on Mar 20 2015
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Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my Cheerful Rain design, Susan!

Anupama on Mar 20 2015
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Thank you so much Susan for you comment on my "the pink drink " design. It means a lot when a designer like you, likes my work!!

Susan Brown on Mar 20 2015
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Santa Barbara is one of my favorite places. I'm going to have to branch out too. Have fun.

Stacey Meacham on Mar 20 2015
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awe, thank you Susan. You are always so kind and supportive! No, unfortunately no NSS for me this year. I've decided to go on a creative retreat in Santa Barbara at the end of march and take a few local creative workshops this year. There are so many things offered in Atlanta I want to take advantage of some this year. Maybe next year!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Mar 20 2015
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Thanks so much, Susan! Me, too - can't wait to meet you! :)