Belia Simm

based in New York, NY, US.

  • 28 awards won
  • 561 comments made
  • 14197 votes cast

Awards

  • winner 1
  • editor pick 27

About Belia Simm

I’m a mom, art director and artist who loves designing and creating beautiful experiences for people in the form of illustrations, paintings, and drawings. Discovering Minted has given me a chance to participate in amazing design challenges and collaborate with talented artists that, like me, are passionate about their craft and enjoy sharing their work with the world.

favorite artists

  • The Social Type
  • Design Lotus
  • Christina Flowers
  • Paper Dahlia
  • Laura Hankins
  • Ariel Rutland

comments

Von Sides on Oct 18 2019
Von Sides
  • Minted Nov 30, 2017
  • 1 Award
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Belia, Your watercolors are wonderful! I am so pleased you liked my "Bokeh Across the Lake". All the best, Von

Teju Reval on Sep 30 2019
Teju Reval
  • Minted Jul 29, 2018
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Thanks for liking my submission! :) Best wishes :)

Anna Joseph on May 01 2019
Anna Joseph
  • Minted Mar 8, 2019
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  • 2252 Votes cast

Thank you Belia, for liking my design submission "He Is The Reason..." - truly appreciate the support :)

amanda lawrence on Apr 22 2019
amanda lawrence
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Thank you so much for all your likes and support - very best wishes and good luck on your wonderful submissions - Axx

Joanne James on Apr 18 2019
Joanne James
  • Minted Jan 23, 2014
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Thank you Belia for the like on “Holiday Winterland”

Fraser Lane on Apr 02 2019
Fraser Lane
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Belia, Thank you for the like on So Much Joy. Love your designs! beautiful:)

Anna Joseph on Mar 28 2019
Anna Joseph
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Hi Belia, thank you so much for liking my Valentine's Day card "Tuned In"! Really appreciate your support :) Love your work too!

Jan Shepherd on Mar 21 2019
Jan Shepherd
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Hi Belia thank you for supporting my flamingo valentine - your like was my first one - very special :) Good luck in the contest!

Sarah Stoicich on Mar 19 2019
Sarah Stoicich
  • Minted Sep 3, 2015
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Belia, thanks so much for the like! good luck! :)

Sejal Banker on Mar 12 2019
Sejal Banker
  • Minted Sep 21, 2018
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Hi Bella, Thank you so much for your like on my submission. I really appreciate support!

Julie Hebert on Nov 28 2018
Julie Hebert
  • Minted Dec 15, 2014
  • 10 Awards
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Thanks for the like on my "Hip hip hooray hats" card submission Belia! Hope you're doing well.

Amy Hall on Aug 27 2018
Amy Hall
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Hi Bella, Thank you so much for the like! I appreciate it. Best of luck with your entries.

Rega on Aug 21 2018
Rega
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Hi Belia,Thank you so much for the like on Make a Wish.Wishing you the best of luck on your entries ! :)

frau brandt on Aug 16 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you, Belia, for the like on "Beach Love". I'm glad there are polls, which help to decide on color. All the best!

Juliana Zimmermann on Aug 15 2018
Juliana Zimmermann
  • Minted Oct 8, 2015
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  • 1525 Votes cast

Hi Belia! Thank you very much for liking my designs...Best of luck in the challenges :)

Lucia Coppola on Aug 13 2018
Lucia Coppola
  • Minted Feb 8, 2016
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Thank you for your like on my entry. Congrats for all your amazing work!

Jenny Partrite on Aug 12 2018
Jenny Partrite
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Thank you Bella. I adore your work. ox Jenny

frau brandt on Aug 12 2018
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
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Thank you so much for the like on "Mermaid Dream". I really battled with this format and file. So it makes me happy to see, if somebody likes it.

amanda lawrence on Aug 10 2018
amanda lawrence
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Hi Belia - many thanks for your like on "exploration" - best wishes and good luck in the calendar challenge - Amanda

frau brandt on Aug 10 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you so much, Belia, for the like on my entry "Sweet Dreams". It means so much to me.

Jenny Partrite on Aug 10 2018
Jenny Partrite
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Thank you Bella. I treasure your work! ox Jenny

Michele Norris on Aug 09 2018
Michele Norris
  • Minted Mar 12, 2018
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Hi Belia, Thank you for liking my “Baby’s Bower” design! I really appreciate it! All the best, Michele

Nikita Jariwala on Aug 09 2018
Nikita Jariwala
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Thank you so much for liking my work! Much appreciated. Your artworks are amazing. Best wishes in the challenges!

frau brandt on Jun 07 2018
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
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Thanks again. You are always such an encouragement!

frau brandt on May 12 2018
frau brandt
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Love your socks Christmas card! Such a fun illustration!

frau brandt on Mar 07 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you for the like on blossom birthday. I love your entry with such wonderful colors in blue and yellow.

frau brandt on Feb 24 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you Belia for the likes. So encouraging!

Jennifer Holbrook on Feb 08 2018
Jennifer Holbrook
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Hi Belia, thanks so much for your like on my "Snow Dots" design! Much appreciated. Best wishes in the challenges.

Brandy Folse on Jan 29 2018
Brandy Folse
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Hi Belia, thank you for your like on "Soft & Sweet". Your Nautical Waves entry is adorable!

frau brandt on Jan 18 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you for the like on "Floral love". I am still playing around with colors, so I hope a poll will help decide. Love your entries!

Emese Horvath on Nov 11 2017
Emese Horvath
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Many thanks, Belia for your like on my "Waiting for the wind" submission! I love your designs! Best of luck! :)

Rega on Oct 31 2017
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
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Hi Belia,Thank you so much for the like on the Mystic Palms :) So appreciate it :) Wish you all the best on your beautiful entries :)

AK Graphics on Sep 30 2016
AK Graphics
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Thank you so much Belia!! Congrats to you as well... LOVE that adorable little Dracula!!

Louise Anglicas on Sep 30 2016
Louise Anglicas
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Thanks so much for the like on my design! very kind of you...i love your sophisticated designs too! :-)

jeanne smith on Sep 28 2016
jeanne smith
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...thanks so much for the like on my ARTsy entry bella:))))

Kate Ross on Sep 27 2016
Kate Ross
  • Minted May 6, 2013
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Hi Belia, thank you very much for your recent likes on some of my save the date entries. I really appreciate it. Congratulations on your holiday picks as well! Cheers!

Jackie Crawford on Sep 26 2016
Jackie Crawford
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HI Belia, thank you so much for the like on my Gilt Medallion submission! I'm loving all of your designs for the Save the date-- your watercolors are amazing! Best of luck and take care :)

Benita Crandall on Sep 25 2016
Benita Crandall
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Thank you so much Bella for your like! I wish you best of luck in coming challenges!

Corinne Aelbers on Sep 21 2016
Corinne Aelbers
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Belia, thanks for your like of my abstract rocks submission in the save the date challenge. Love your lose watercolors. Best of luck with all the challenges. - Corinne

Shannon on Sep 19 2016
Shannon
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Hello Belia :) Thanks so much for the likes on my Save the Date work. You have been impressing the heck out of me with your beautiful submissions, so it feels really great to know something of mine caught your eye.

Elephont Designs on Sep 12 2016
Elephont Designs
  • Minted Aug 27, 2016
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Hi Belia! Thank you for the like. It's my very first design challenge and feeling a bit intimidated. Your support means a lot. All the best to you!!! And thx again!

Laura Bolter Design on Sep 10 2016
Laura Bolter Design
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Thanks for the message of congratulations on my profile page!

Sam Dubeau on Sep 08 2016
Sam Dubeau
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Thanks for the congrats Belia. Always love seeing your work too!

Bethania Lima on Sep 07 2016
Bethania Lima
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Hi Belia! Thank you SO much for the likes and meaningful comments on my submissions for the Wrap it Up challenge. Good luck there too!

Jackie Crawford on Sep 07 2016
Jackie Crawford
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Hi Belia, thank you for the like on my Adventure Book in the Holiday Gifting challenge! Sorry for not responding sooner-- I've been sick for two weeks! Love the Prima Ballerina journal and I adore your entries in the letterpress-- so fresh and unique ! I hope you have a great day and best of luck in future challenges :)

Sarah Johnson on Sep 06 2016
Sarah Johnson
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Thank you for the like, Belia. I love all of your notebook entries, especially Little Prima Ballerina. Best wishes to you in the challenge :)

Rega on Sep 06 2016
Rega
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Hi Belia, Thank you so much for the likes on my paper wrapping patterns.I really appreciate it :) You have a lot of adorable and nice ideas on your design.Wish you all the best for the challenges !

Alison Jerry Designs on Aug 31 2016
Alison Jerry Designs
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Hello Belia! Thanks so much for your support on my new journals. Your work is lovely and can't wait to see more! All the best to you-Alison

Liz Conley on Aug 30 2016
Liz Conley
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Thanks so much for the like Belia! I'm loving your recent entries and am rooting for you!

Corinne Aelbers on Aug 30 2016
Corinne Aelbers
  • Minted Jan 1, 2016
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Belia, Hollie, thanks for you like of my baby bunny in the gift challenge. Best of luck with all your entries in the challenge. - Corinne

Kristy Case on Aug 22 2016
Kristy Case
  • Minted Feb 3, 2015
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Belia, Thank you for the "likes" on my quick fire submission! Best of luck to you in the challenge as well. Cheers! K

Bethania Lima on Aug 19 2016
Bethania Lima
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Hi Belia. Thank you so much indeed for the feedback on "Caribean Beach". SUper. I will keep the ideas in the brain storm stage and later go on and rework the pieces! Bravo!

Ana Sharpe on Aug 18 2016
Ana Sharpe
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Hi Belia, thank you for your helpful comment on my design Festive Wishes. Your work is beautiful! Best of luck!

Rega on Aug 10 2016
Rega
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Hi Belia , Thank you so much for the like o :) so much appreciate it. Best of luck for your fantastic work !

frances on Aug 09 2016
frances
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Hi Belia! Thank you so much for the likes. Good luck in the challenge....

Stacy Cooke on Aug 08 2016
Stacy Cooke
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Thank you for the like and good luck in the challenges. You work is beautiful.

Rebecca Durflinger on Aug 07 2016
Rebecca Durflinger
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Thank you Belia for the likes! Your submission Holiday Gifts would be so great as a letterpressed card! Love it!

Benita Crandall on Aug 03 2016
Benita Crandall
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Bella, thank you so much for the like! You have so many beautiful designs!

Tatiana Nogueiras on Aug 01 2016
Tatiana Nogueiras
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Hi Belia, thank you so much for the like!!!

Rebecca Durflinger on Jul 22 2016
Rebecca Durflinger
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Thank you Belia for your likes! Your Elf Gifts illustration is so great! Good luck in the challenge!

Benita Crandall on Jul 22 2016
Benita Crandall
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Thank you Belia for your like! You have some beautiful pieces of artwork!:-)

Kristy Case on Jul 08 2016
Kristy Case
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Hi Belia! Thank you for the "likes" on my submissions for the Spaces Challenge. I love your line drawing entries for the SF Challenge. Beautiful! Best of luck! Cheers, K

Jackie Crawford on Jul 03 2016
Jackie Crawford
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HI Belia, thank you for the like on my Dapper Sea Lion entry! I'm loving your collection for the SF challenge-- the pink color and gray designs are wonderful! Best of luck in the challenge!

Robert Deem on Jun 30 2016
Robert Deem
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Hi Belia, your likes of my entries in the Heart of SF challenge mean a lot especially coming form someone as talented and successful in the art and design worlds as you. Thank you!

Neeta Sawhney on Jun 15 2016
Neeta Sawhney
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thanks for the like Belia all the best in the challenge also.Take care hope to see you one day.

Kamala Nahas on Jun 15 2016
Kamala Nahas
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Thanks for the likes Belia:) You have some really great submissions for holiday. Good luck!

Playground Prints on May 27 2016
Playground Prints
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Thank you so much for the like, Belia! :D

AK Graphics on May 23 2016
AK Graphics
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Was a pleasure meeting you in NYC! Hope you have a wonderful week :)

Susan Moyal on Apr 02 2016
Susan Moyal
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Hi Bella thank you very much for the like:) You have some great entries!!

Lawren Ussery on Mar 17 2016
Lawren Ussery
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Hello Belia! Thanks so much for the like on my Mermaids Welcome design. I love your Out of this World submission. Very clever!

Chris Griffith on Mar 17 2016
Chris Griffith
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Best wishes for the challenge Bella and thanks for the kind words.

McKLi on Mar 10 2016
McKLi
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Thanks for the like! :)

Keri Barbas Steckler on Mar 09 2016
Keri Barbas Steckler
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Thanks Belia for the comment on my birthday invite- I made your change and i think it's better! Much appreciated : ) Keri

Cavell Ferguson on Feb 26 2016
Cavell Ferguson
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Thank you Belia for your like, good luck in the challenge.

Nicolette Myslinski on Feb 18 2016
Nicolette Myslinski
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Thanks for the like on "Let's Make Noise". I love your positive energy in this community! XOXO

Morgan Weathington Bullard on Feb 17 2016
Morgan Weathington Bullard
  • Minted Oct 4, 2015
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thank you for the like on "wings to fly" Bella :)

Nazia Hyder on Feb 10 2016
Nazia Hyder
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Thank you so much Belia for your constructive feedback on my Tea Party art piece, I really appreciate it. I must say,you have some lovely & bold work in your portfolio,good luck to you too! :)

Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa on Feb 10 2016
Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa
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Belia, Thanks a bunch for the like! Your work is lovely. Best of luck to you. ;-)

Eric Ransom on Feb 10 2016
Eric Ransom
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Hi Belia, Just a quick note of thanks for your comments and input on my designs the other day. Very much appreciated. Best wishes to you! - Eric

Nene on Feb 09 2016
Nene
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Thank you very much, your like means a lot to me in the far away tacuarembo.

Nene on Feb 09 2016
Nene
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Thank you very much, your like means a lot to me in the far away tacuarembo.

Beverly Murphy on Feb 07 2016
Beverly Murphy
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Thank you Belia, I really appreciate you taking the time to give me some helpful suggestions. Your art is both refreshing and beautiful. You're an extremely talented artist...all my best to you.

Roxanne Fay on Feb 05 2016
Roxanne Fay
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Belia thank you for the very nice feedback and comments. im really encourage and inspired! :)

Jan Shepherd on Feb 04 2016
Jan Shepherd
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Hi Belia, thanks for your advice - I'm really happy you thought it was beautiful - what with being an art director...and I have struggled with typography but won't give up! I take your point about simplifying the background lower down and will do that. :)

Tracy Ann on Feb 03 2016
Tracy Ann
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thank you, Belia. I enjoy reading your comments and feedback on designer's requests and find them spot on.

Acadreamia Designs on Feb 02 2016
Acadreamia Designs
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