Julie Green, the graphic artist and designer behind Up Up Creative, has been known to fall desperately for beautiful typefaces, unexpected color palettes, and hand-illustrated pattern designs.
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Thanks so much for choosing a design by Up Up Creative. Designing for Minted is one of the best things about my job, and I think it's so cool that you chose my design from among all the awesome stuff available here. I hope your recipients love it as much as you do. You can keep up with what else I'm up to at http://upupcreative.com/blogs/blog
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Dear Julie - thank you so much for your really detailed feedback on my newspaper announcement design. I really appreciate you taking the time to tell me what worked and what didn't. I have updated the design now and although I went with the original orientation I preferred (different from what you voted), I have taken your comments into consideration when I improved it. Thanks! :)
As always, thanks for taking the time to critique in a helpful way- It is so appreciated.
Thanks SO much for your sweet comment, Julie! Made my day! You're one of my favorite designers here and I LOVE all your work :)
What kind words you gave on my design "Nautical by Nature." Thanks for making my day! Best of luck on all your entries too. I love your Mid Mod submission.
< First of all, I love that you are your favorite designer - that's awesome! Secondly, thank you for giving me that huge ego boost this morning. You give the best compliments and I truly appreciate them coming from such a talented and straight shooting designer as yourself :)
Thanks so much for your advice on my design - you were spot on. I really value your opinion! What do you think of the new version. http://www.minted.com/design-rating/253553
Hi Julie, thank you for taking the time to vote on my "Cute Heart" poll . I really appreciate your feedback. You have such beautiful style. Love your designs!
Thank you so much for your sweet comment, Julie! I was second-guessing those designs...and it made my day that you would like them. I LOVE all of your work...and big congrats on your special holiday award :)
Hi again Julie, I would like to thank you for your suggestion on my Iftar invitation - to simplify it - it hurt a little but I have done it and I really like the new one - hope you can take a little look later on :)
Hello Julie, thank you for your comment and suggestion on my "Sweet macarons" and "Wood burning" my gut told me that it might be a bit too small but I wasn't sure at first :-D
Hey Julie, just wanted to come say thank you specifically to you for your nice comment on my winning design. I really appreciate it. I know it takes a lot of time to wish everyone, especially with a special message :) thank you.
Just wanted to say I'm a huge fan of your work -- Love everything you've created for the challenges especially the save the dates
Thank you for your kind comment, Julie. I think your work is fantastic! : )
I love your fabric submissions, Julie... Modern Math? Fantastic! Best of luck in the challenge!
hi Julie, thanks for the input on the canoe save the date design. If I kill the pun, do I need to say STD somewhere else then? what do you think? Thanks again.
Thanks Julie! I've had a few sleepless nights trying to figure out how to create textiles, repeats, colors ... ready to give up a few times. Your comments are just what a tired gal needs to hear : ) - ps: I am a huge fan. Your work is always amazing.
Hi Julie! Thank you so much for the sweet compliment! I appreciate your encouragement. I love your artwork! x
I want to see yours! I'm know it's awesome, you always have such clever amazing designs :)
Thank you so much for your super helpful feedback and encouraging comments during this journal challenge! It is so appreciated!! :)
Julie - thank you SO much for the comment on graphic floral - I was honestly about to chuck it, but I might give it a chance ;) Thank you thank you!! :)
Hi Julie! Thank you for your comment and suggestions! I liked the way the swashes fit into the corner, but based on your comment, I've got a poll with a few options!! Cheers!
You totally just made my day - thanks!
Hi Julie, thank you so much for your feedback on 'Sock Greeting'. I adjusted the layout a bit as suggested and has made the difference. If you get the chance, I'd love to hear what you think - I'm planning to tweak it around a bit and may have a poll again soon. Thank you once again! :)
Thank you so much for your feedback on my design "A Few of My Favorite Things!" I have revisited the color combinations and photo and would love your feedback again if you have a second. :) Thank you so much for all your help!!
You just made my WEEK! thank you lady!! :)
Thank you Julie for the comment. :)
you give the best compliments :) thank you!!
ha, ha, ha, Julie! that is too funny! I imagine if he is a hipster that it may be a hemp taffy, ha, ha!
Thanks for the kind words and constructive feedback, Julie. I don't know how I let that red type sneak up taller...as soon as you pointed it out, my eyes went nuts too ha! :) thanks again!
Thanks so much for your sweet comment! It made my day!
Danke, Julie, for your awesomely helpful comments! You'd make a great art director, or client interpreter ;) But you are so good at stationery, that we need you here :)
Julie, thanks for your sweet comments. Your awe.some. comment made me laugh :) I'm always a fan of your work!
Thank you for the awesome comment! Made my day. :)
Hi Julie, thank you for your feedback on my Delicate Quince! I tweaked the font spacing and background color to have the text standing up a bit more. Love your designs! - Ana
Thank you Julie for your kind feedback on my "Bold & Bright" entry. I did play around with the leaves & I hope it looks better. As far as the type is concerned, I didn't space around the commas as initially I had & it was too spaced out & even playing with kerning was not visually appealing. ( I hope make sense) Nevertheless, I did go back & change it,so if you could find time,please have a look at it & let me know how it feels. Thanks again! :)
You always give the nicest, most thoughtful feedback- Julie- thank you! Love your work. -s
I"m jealous of ALL of your designs :)
Totally agree with your comments on Chapel... when I came up with the idea, the names were bigger on a banner over the bike, but it just didn't work out. I thought it seemed more STD as well, and was going to hold off submitting, but then I thought I'd just throw it up there and see what happens. I might take it back down. So frustrating when things don't turn out how you see them in your head ;)
Hi Julie! Thank you very much for the wonderful and lovely comment. I will do on the spacing, will submit it later.
Julie, thanks so much for your kind words! Means a lot coming from you.
Thanks for the kind words on my "Shake, Rattle, Play" design, Julie! As someone who is brand new to minted, I am constantly in admiration of all the fabulous designers like yourself - it is hard not to be a little bit intimidated. Your comment meant so much to me!
Wow… thank you for the best comment ever.
:) am Smiling Julie! Thanks for the comment... consider you a "superstar" and appreciate the encouragement!
Julie! You totally made my day! Best comment EVER! Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm such a big fan of your work and your awesome sense of humor. Best of luck in the baby shower challenge, "silhouetted" is one of my absolute favorites!
I just want to say thanks to you for leaving such a nice comment. Your card was also nice to.
Julie, thanks so much for your comment on "inky screen," you totally made my day!!
Julie, thanks so much for your comment on "rounding up" gift wrap. means a lot to me that you'd buy something i designed! :)
Hi Julie, Thank you for your lovely comment on "petite chambre" and let you know that actually you were a big influence for the lips pattern because of your previous comments on "precious doll", so you made my day :)
Julie, thank you for the sweet comments! Coming from you, whose style and creativity I admire so much, it is such a lovely compliment:)
awe, you're so sweet, thanks your comment made my day big :)
Thanks for your lovely comment on Speed Freak Julie. Love your work!
Congratulations on all your minibook wins!! Loved your designs!
Congrats on your minibooks win Julie ...love your work :)
Congrats Julie on all your minibook wins! Awesome designs! Chris
Your comment just made my morning!
thanks so much, Julie. What a great comment!
Thank you -- you are so fun!
Thank you, Julie! I admire your work so very much:)
Thank you for the really nice comment.
Hi Julie! Good day. Thanks so much for the comment.
congrats on your pick...love the cards :)
thank you so much Julie! I am drooling over your submissions, clever and perfectly executed, as always! :)
Julie, thanks so much for your kind & constructive feedback on my Flamingo design! : )
Thank you for your kind words about Our Little Monster. You are right, the letter spacing is off. Not sure why I did not notice that. Working way too much!
this is a very belated thank you - but huge thanks none the less for the sweet comment you left on my holiday card. you picked exactly the look i was going for :) i'm loving all your entries for this challenge, good luck!
Thanks so much for your comment -- made my day!
I'm not sure if I should say thank you or if you were helpful???? Ha, ha, I guess I'm getting predictable. I'll have to change up my routine, Julie! :-)
thanks for your help on painted stripes. I agree.
is this pic any better... http://www.minted.com/design-rating/96313
hey julie, thanks for you comment on my holiday birth announcement. I made some last minute changes to the top portion. Any feedback you have would be great. http://www.minted.com/design-rating/96161
thank you Julie!! I had played around with the photo on that one but forgot to get back to it, oy!! thanks so much!
Thanks for the comment thanks for the feedback. Please give me feed back any time. It helps me grow. I have re submitted under ho ho ho hee hee hee again check it out.
Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my "modern ornament" design. I really appreciate your feedback and I am big fan of all your work!
Thanks so much for your note
Thanks so much for the congrats and your nice comment - I really appreciate it!
Thank you so much for your comment, Julie :) Made my day!
Julie, thanks for your comment on my party decor! You made my day! :-D
congrats on your wins Julie...its always a delight for me to see what you come up with...love your work :)
Thanks so much for the comment on my joyous snow design, I always work better with good critiques! I made some changes! Thanks!
Thanks Julie - Funny, I am working on that as you sent that message. I entered this guy last year and didn't get picked. Love my headline but agreed, needs a little more ... love. Thanks for the push!
hey Julie, thanks for the comments on my ear to ear design! yeah, I prefer those too but I guess I was hung up on the generic look request that was in the minted email. I think I'll switch out the designs though. also, in advertising you wouldn't want to show and say the same thing [we call it see say], rather leave that something to the viewer's imagination. thanks again! carol
Ha Julie! You kill me... Thank you for the good laugh this morning :). Also thank you for the award & the feedback... Much appreciated :).
Hey Julie! I posted an alternate image on Merry Sorbet, would you mind taking a peek and seeing if helps alleviate the "movie badge" feeling? http://www.minted.com/design-rating/83538 Thank you!!
I needed a good laugh today, so thanks for your awesome comment! ; ) Now you see how I felt (and still do) when I saw your Happy go lucky lettering. Seriously though, I really value your comments since you are a truly fantastic designer : )
Julie, thank you for your feedback about Merry Sorbet! You confirmed what I thought about the similarity to the movie badges; I had noticed it too after I submitted it so I will try to see if I can find a solution. I'd love your feedback if I come up with a fix.
Hey Julie, where did you see the minimum font size requirements?
Julie- I'm really digging all your submissions for the Greeting Card challenge!! Great work!!
Holy Cow! I missed one! Congrats on THREE calendar wins! :)
Congrats on your TWO wins, Julie!!! Great work!
the idea was coming from a thank you card I already have for sale on minted. I am still trying to work out the design. Thanks so much for help!
Hi! I had to laugh at the visual the slash-car-tire comment gave me. That would be quite a wedding! I might re-think that texture on this design -- thank you for your advice! :)
hey julie, thanks for your very complimentary comment on my come together design. trying to be more myself these days! good luck in the challenge!
Hi again Julie - would be great if you could check out my changes! thanks so much :) http://www.minted.com/design-rating/70363
Thanks for your advise Julie! Appreciated!
Thank you for your suggestions! I'm applying them today! I felt the same way about the picture over the wood and I didn't know how to fix but I think I do now! Thanks so much for reaching out!
hi Julie, thanks so much for your nice comment on my yearly banded design :)
thanks so much for your help- great suggestions! - and they definitely improved the design : )
Congrats on your Winner star (and your pick), Julie!!!! That's got to feel good!
Thanks Julie, for your feedback on "heart noel" :) The noise near the letters could be a result from saving for the web, like you said, or they could be because they are cut out from the dark square, showing the image beneath, which is by design. I was wondering about the kerning of "NOEL" myself as well. It looks like it is left aligned by default - I will try to center it later tonight. Thanks again!
Thanks for your comments on my "simply merry" design! Yes, the letters are a bit rough on "merry." It's the design of the font - maybe to give it more of a hand-drawn feel??
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