Deborah Velasquez

Deborah Velasquez. Based in Pleasant Valley, CT, US.

  • 51 awards won
  • 396 comments made
  • 4715 votes cast

Awards

  • winner 4
  • editor pick 47

About Deborah Velasquez

An artist-designer and blogger who loves the mix of design, words, art and craft. Deborah’s work is modern, sophisticated, graphic and bold with a unique color sense and it reflects her love for the simplicity of line.She works in both digital and traditional methods. Her traditional work shows her love of gouache, watercolor and printmaking.She has said "When I am making art, I know this is what I should be doing. I want my work to be,"Where Art and Beauty Meet Lifestyle"©

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comments

Amy Hall on Mar 20 2020
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 775 Comments made
  • 6256 Votes cast

I LOVE all of your backpack submissions:-) Great work, my friend!

CaroleeXpressions on Feb 12 2020
CaroleeXpressions
  • Minted Sep 14, 2014
  • 16 Awards
  • 2248 Comments made
  • 46241 Votes cast

Congratulations Deb on this big win! So happy for you!! You go girl!

Bethania Lima on Feb 12 2020
Bethania Lima
  • Minted Jun 24, 2012
  • 44 Awards
  • 2288 Comments made
  • 17835 Votes cast

Congrats for the 50th win milestone, Deborah! Ypur work is gorgeous and original!

Carol C. Young on Jan 14 2020
Carol C. Young
  • Minted Mar 18, 2015
  • 15 Awards
  • 200 Comments made
  • 2161 Votes cast

Thanks for the likes on my entries for the Fabric Challenge. Your entries are amazing (as always). So talented, my friend! We need a CT get together!!!

Carol Drummond on Jan 06 2020
Carol Drummond
  • Minted Dec 7, 2018
  • 51 Comments made
  • 11008 Votes cast

Thank you for liking my Graphic Roses. I am new to this Minted thing and I can see you have had some success, so your encouraging comments mean alot.

Courtney Crane on Aug 31 2019
Courtney Crane
  • Minted Dec 12, 2014
  • 13 Awards
  • 3350 Comments made
  • 56121 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, It was great to meet you at Camp Minted...hope we can both be there next year. I really enjoyed your class too. Thanks for the likes. I really appreciate the support. Best! - Courtney

Amy Hall on Aug 25 2019
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 775 Comments made
  • 6256 Votes cast

Hi Deborah! I was so bummed to miss camp minted this year. I would have loved to catch up. Thanks for all the likes:-) as usual your entries are beautiful!

Carol C. Young on Aug 25 2019
Carol C. Young
  • Minted Mar 18, 2015
  • 15 Awards
  • 200 Comments made
  • 2161 Votes cast

Thanks for all the likes on the PB challenge! Appreciate it. Good luck!

Lizzie Bowman on Aug 24 2019
Lizzie Bowman
  • Minted Jun 15, 2015
  • 4 Awards
  • 148 Comments made
  • 9488 Votes cast

Thanks for liking my pieces in the PB challenge! I really appreciate the support!

Teju Reval on Aug 22 2019
Teju Reval
  • Minted Jul 29, 2018
  • 6 Awards
  • 330 Comments made
  • 2953 Votes cast

Thanks for the like! Best wishes!! :)

Tanya Lee Design on Aug 21 2019
Tanya Lee Design
  • Minted Apr 2, 2018
  • 5 Awards
  • 331 Comments made
  • 1735 Votes cast

Hi Deborah--thank you SO much for the multiple likes on my designs! I really appreciate it and I'm so honored. Thanks and best of luck to you!

Ashley Lane on Aug 21 2019
Ashley Lane
  • Minted Sep 20, 2018
  • 35 Comments made
  • 758 Votes cast

Thank you for the like on “Enchanted Meadow,” Deborah. I really appreciate the support. All the best!

Deborah Chou on Jul 17 2019
Deborah Chou
  • Minted Dec 23, 2015
  • 4 Awards
  • 642 Comments made
  • 13646 Votes cast

Deborah, thank you for the like. Your support is always appreciated! Best. - Deborah

Marsha Gray Carrington on Jul 11 2019
Marsha Gray Carrington
  • Minted May 1, 2015
  • 3 Awards
  • 203 Comments made
  • 4115 Votes cast

Thanks Deborah for your "Like". Love your t-shirt designs here. Really awesome.

Tanya Lee Design on Jul 11 2019
Tanya Lee Design
  • Minted Apr 2, 2018
  • 5 Awards
  • 331 Comments made
  • 1735 Votes cast

Thank you for the like on my Pillow Fight submissions! I appreciate it. Best of luck to you!

lulablu on Jul 07 2019
lulablu
  • Minted Jun 12, 2013
  • 1 Award
  • 661 Comments made
  • 11932 Votes cast

Hi Deborah- Thank you so much for your recent like on "alternating" Really like your holiday submissions. best to you--

marcia biasiello on Jul 04 2019
marcia biasiello
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
  • 5 Awards
  • 118 Comments made
  • 5002 Votes cast

Hello Deborah, thankyousoverymuch for the kind like in the pillow submissions. Hope you have a splendid time at Camp this year! Best, Marcia

chimesdesign on Jul 03 2019
chimesdesign
  • Minted Nov 4, 2018
  • 3 Awards
  • 267 Comments made
  • 2372 Votes cast

Thanks for the likes on my pillow entries! Good luck with yours. Lovely work!

lulablu on Nov 27 2018
lulablu
  • Minted Jun 12, 2013
  • 1 Award
  • 661 Comments made
  • 11932 Votes cast

Wow! Thank you for all the likes- it really means a lot! Best to you and the new challenges.

Khara Ledonne on Nov 19 2018
Khara Ledonne
  • Minted Aug 10, 2018
  • 4 Awards
  • 41 Comments made
  • 3096 Votes cast

Well hot dang. I like your style a LOT - you've got a sensibility of balanced wildness that is right on the money! Means a lot to have you like my submissions, thanks very much!

Jennifer Morehead on Nov 11 2018
Jennifer Morehead
  • Minted Jan 16, 2014
  • 72 Awards
  • 382 Comments made
  • 2821 Votes cast

Best of luck Deborah! I love how you just go for it!

Kara Aina on Oct 05 2018
Kara Aina
  • Minted Sep 24, 2018
  • 2 Awards
  • 73 Comments made
  • 2714 Votes cast

Thank you Deborah for the likes on my art work. Love your style, lovely work.

Amy Hall on Oct 05 2018
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 775 Comments made
  • 6256 Votes cast

Deborah! Thank you for all the likes:-) I can't wait to check out all your submission. I am sure they are as fabulous as always!

MIRIMO on Oct 05 2018
MIRIMO
  • Minted Aug 4, 2018
  • 123 Comments made
  • 369 Votes cast

Many thanks Deborah for liking my SLEEPING CAT! Love your style and wish you all the best for your entries!! - Mireille

marcia biasiello on Oct 04 2018
marcia biasiello
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
  • 5 Awards
  • 118 Comments made
  • 5002 Votes cast

Hey Deborah, want to thank you for your support. So great to have your eye on my visuals. I love your work. All best wishes to you with your clear and compelling work.

amanda lawrence on Oct 04 2018
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
  • 10 Awards
  • 1520 Comments made
  • 30504 Votes cast

Hi Deborah - best wishes and many thanks for your support - you have lovely entries and best of luck in these challenges - Amanda

Jenny Partrite on Oct 04 2018
Jenny Partrite
  • Minted Aug 19, 2014
  • 18 Awards
  • 602 Comments made
  • 5699 Votes cast

Thanks Deborah! Loving your bird series, so many great submissions. ox Jenny

Jennifer Holbrook on Oct 04 2018
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
  • 5 Awards
  • 3068 Comments made
  • 41242 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thanks so much for your like on "Very Bear-y"! Your work is gorgeous. I adore "Flock of Birds". All the best to you.

Amy Solaro on Oct 04 2018
Amy Solaro
  • Minted Jun 6, 2017
  • 108 Comments made
  • 2339 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thanks so much for the like! Best of luck - your work is so beautiful!

Tanya Lee Design on Oct 02 2018
Tanya Lee Design
  • Minted Apr 2, 2018
  • 5 Awards
  • 331 Comments made
  • 1735 Votes cast

Thanks, Deborah, for the like on my Aspen Blush submission! I appreciate it!

Deborah Chou on Oct 01 2018
Deborah Chou
  • Minted Dec 23, 2015
  • 4 Awards
  • 642 Comments made
  • 13646 Votes cast

Thanks for the like, Deborah. I appreciate it! Best of luck.

Carol C. Young on Oct 01 2018
Carol C. Young
  • Minted Mar 18, 2015
  • 15 Awards
  • 200 Comments made
  • 2161 Votes cast

Hi Deborah - thanks so much for the likes on my submissions!! Hope you are doing well. Need to get the CT crew together soon!

marcia biasiello on Aug 22 2018
marcia biasiello
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
  • 5 Awards
  • 118 Comments made
  • 5002 Votes cast

Lovely. Delightful. Calm. Inspired.

Alison Jerry Designs on Aug 22 2018
Alison Jerry Designs
  • Minted Jun 1, 2014
  • 62 Awards
  • 2126 Comments made
  • 3506 Votes cast

Hey there!! My new Mintie friend. What a great time at the retreat!!! Thanks for your likes and comments on my new artwork. So appreciated. All the best!!!

Lucia Coppola on Aug 22 2018
Lucia Coppola
  • Minted Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 Award
  • 126 Comments made
  • 6711 Votes cast

I love all your Indigo submissions!!! So beautiful!

Jenny Partrite on Aug 21 2018
Jenny Partrite
  • Minted Aug 19, 2014
  • 18 Awards
  • 602 Comments made
  • 5699 Votes cast

Thanks Deborah for the like on "Dream Weaver" Your work amazes me. ox Jenny

marcia biasiello on Aug 21 2018
marcia biasiello
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
  • 5 Awards
  • 118 Comments made
  • 5002 Votes cast

Dear Deborah, very touching to receive your like. All best and btw I adore your work. Marcia

amanda lawrence on Aug 21 2018
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
  • 10 Awards
  • 1520 Comments made
  • 30504 Votes cast

Hi Deborah - many thanks for your support and likes on my entries - you have some amazing submissions and good luck in the challenge - Amanda

Kamala Nahas on Aug 21 2018
Kamala Nahas
  • Minted Oct 30, 2011
  • 111 Awards
  • 1770 Comments made
  • 58623 Votes cast

I swear I'm not stalking you, just a big fan of your work. I always love seeing what you submit. Good luck in the challenge.

Rega on Aug 21 2018
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
  • 10 Awards
  • 1531 Comments made
  • 11738 Votes cast

Hi Deborah,Thank you so much for the like on my Emerald Summer :) Your illustration is fantastic !! Good luck on the challenge & take care <3

Lulaloo on Aug 21 2018
Lulaloo
  • Minted Jun 1, 2012
  • 29 Awards
  • 596 Comments made
  • 5598 Votes cast

Hi Deborah! Thank you for the likes! Love your submissions, I am sure a handfull of wins are coming your way! XXXX

Teodora Guererra on Aug 21 2018
Teodora Guererra
  • Minted Jun 5, 2016
  • 8 Awards
  • 65 Comments made
  • 7017 Votes cast

Thanks Debra! Your fav just sold and on its way to Ireland!! LOVE your work!

Amy Hall on Aug 21 2018
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 775 Comments made
  • 6256 Votes cast

Hey Deb! Thanks for all the likes:-) I see we are both working late on last minute submissions, ha, ha! Best of luck. Your submission are really wonderful. Again, it was so nice to meet and hang with you at camp minted!!!

CaroleeXpressions on Aug 20 2018
CaroleeXpressions
  • Minted Sep 14, 2014
  • 16 Awards
  • 2248 Comments made
  • 46241 Votes cast

Last minute Vermont inspiration!!! Thanks Deb! I took a chance on the background color!!

Benita Crandall on May 15 2018
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
  • 19 Awards
  • 996 Comments made
  • 13946 Votes cast

Thank you so much Deborah for the like of ""merry florals"! Your textile patterns and artwork is wonderful! So fresh and original! :-)

Aspa Gika on Feb 10 2018
Aspa Gika
  • Minted Mar 16, 2015
  • 3 Awards
  • 160 Comments made
  • 17055 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thanks for the like! Your work is beautiful!

Jennifer Holbrook on Feb 09 2018
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
  • 5 Awards
  • 3068 Comments made
  • 41242 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thanks so much for your like on my "Snow Dots" design! Your work is wonderful. Best wishes in the challenges.

Rae Kaiser on Feb 08 2018
Rae Kaiser
  • Minted Oct 31, 2016
  • 5 Awards
  • 81 Comments made
  • 8297 Votes cast

I really like Sun in Rotation!

Alison Jerry Designs on Jan 07 2018
Alison Jerry Designs
  • Minted Jun 1, 2014
  • 62 Awards
  • 2126 Comments made
  • 3506 Votes cast

Hello there! Thanks for liking my new work for Minted s latest art challenge. Very much appreciated. Love your owl and lion painting! All the best, Alison

Zhay Smith on Aug 09 2017
Zhay Smith
  • Minted Dec 12, 2015
  • 4 Awards
  • 1161 Comments made
  • 28793 Votes cast

Thank you, Deborah, for the like on my "Marrakech Diamond" fabric challenge entry. I really appreciate it! You have some really great entries! All the best in the challenges:)

Melissa Lee Shaw on Aug 07 2017
Melissa Lee Shaw
  • Minted Jul 27, 2017
  • 50 Comments made
  • 741 Votes cast

Thank you for the like on my Fabric Frenzy entry! <3 Good luck!

Marsha Gray Carrington on Aug 05 2017
Marsha Gray Carrington
  • Minted May 1, 2015
  • 3 Awards
  • 203 Comments made
  • 4115 Votes cast

Thanks Deborah for your "Like". Love your work!!!

Cavell Ferguson on Aug 02 2017
Cavell Ferguson
  • Minted Apr 6, 2014
  • 13 Awards
  • 604 Comments made
  • 5058 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, what great entries you have in this challenge. Thank you for your likes. Good luck.

frau brandt on Jul 31 2017
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 21 Awards
  • 2697 Comments made
  • 14374 Votes cast

Thank you, Deborah, for the likes on my pattern design. Great to discover your vivid art. All the best in the challenges!

Corinne Aelbers on Jul 31 2017
Corinne Aelbers
  • Minted Jan 1, 2016
  • 4 Awards
  • 949 Comments made
  • 3506 Votes cast

Deborah, Love you strong bold style, Thanks for your like of one of my submissions to the fabric challenge. - Corinne

Karen Prost on Jul 30 2017
Karen Prost
  • Minted Jun 3, 2017
  • 7 Comments made
  • 511 Votes cast

Many thanks, Deborah, for liking my wall art designs! Have a great day!

Baumbirdy on Jul 29 2017
Baumbirdy
  • Minted Oct 27, 2008
  • 361 Awards
  • 551 Comments made
  • 39522 Votes cast

Love your style

Miranda Mol on Jul 29 2017
Miranda Mol
  • Minted Jun 20, 2012
  • 17 Awards
  • 842 Comments made
  • 6533 Votes cast

Fabulous designs for this challenge Deborah! love them all! good luck! and thanks for your likes :-)

Wendy L. Wahshaw on Jul 27 2017
Wendy L. Wahshaw
  • Minted Jul 19, 2016
  • 15 Comments made
  • 832 Votes cast

Thanks for the like 'It's Cool to be Different'. I love your 'Endangered Beauty'. Best of luck, Wendy.

Hermien de la Mare on Jul 26 2017
Hermien de la Mare
  • Minted Aug 25, 2015
  • 1 Award
  • 35 Comments made
  • 827 Votes cast

Thank you for liking "look at me". Your designs are fabulous!

Tracy Ann on Jul 25 2017
Tracy Ann
  • Minted Apr 12, 2015
  • 1 Award
  • 548 Comments made
  • 2939 Votes cast

Thank you for the likes, Deborah. Lovely designs here!

Lisa Travis on Jul 25 2017
Lisa Travis
  • Minted May 1, 2009
  • 10 Awards
  • 875 Comments made
  • 10879 Votes cast

Deborah, Thank you for the like on my BP entry "Voyage", so very appreciated!

Emese Horvath on Jul 25 2017
Emese Horvath
  • Minted Jul 6, 2017
  • 290 Comments made
  • 1512 Votes cast

Thanks a lot Deborah for your like on Midnight romance! Good luck in the challenges! Have a great day! :)

Amber Piacentine on Jul 24 2017
Amber Piacentine
  • Minted Jul 7, 2017
  • 34 Comments made
  • 2287 Votes cast

Thanks so much for the like on "feeling Blue!" I appreciate the support. I love your work. Good luck with your submissions!

Jennifer Holbrook on Jul 24 2017
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
  • 5 Awards
  • 3068 Comments made
  • 41242 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thanks so much for your likes on my "Look at the Stars" fox and elephant designs! I love your bold palettes.

Vani K Sobralske on Jul 24 2017
Vani K Sobralske
  • Minted Jul 12, 2017
  • 17 Comments made
  • 411 Votes cast

Thank you for the likes, Deborah! I love your collection. Best wishes to you.

Sonya Schwartz on Jul 24 2017
Sonya Schwartz
  • Minted Feb 13, 2016
  • 41 Comments made
  • 559 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thank you for the likes. Appreciate the encouragement! Your work is beautiful! -Sonya

Corinne Aelbers on Jul 24 2017
Corinne Aelbers
  • Minted Jan 1, 2016
  • 4 Awards
  • 949 Comments made
  • 3506 Votes cast

Deborah, love your bold use of color. Thanks for your like of several of my sketches in the pottery barn challenge. - Corinne

Janet Cruz on Jul 24 2017
Janet Cruz
  • Minted Jul 10, 2017
  • 2 Awards
  • 166 Comments made
  • 3631 Votes cast

Thanks for the like Deborah. I really appreciate it. You do beautiful work yourself! Best of luck in the challenge.

Me Amelia on Jul 24 2017
Me Amelia
  • Minted Jan 21, 2012
  • 8 Awards
  • 1011 Comments made
  • 38299 Votes cast

Deborah, thank you so much for the like. Your work is lovely, especially minted forest. Best of luck in the challenge.

Shelley Kommers on Jul 24 2017
Shelley Kommers
  • Minted Jan 20, 2016
  • 3 Awards
  • 133 Comments made
  • 3124 Votes cast

thank you so much for the like, Deborah! i love your little flower cottage! best of luck in the challenge :)

Courtney Crane on Jul 24 2017
Courtney Crane
  • Minted Dec 12, 2014
  • 13 Awards
  • 3350 Comments made
  • 56121 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, Thank you for the like on my new work. You have some stunning designs! I love your black backgrounds! Best of luck! - Courtney

Amber Piacentine on Jul 24 2017
Amber Piacentine
  • Minted Jul 7, 2017
  • 34 Comments made
  • 2287 Votes cast

Thank you so much for the like on "feeling blue." I absolutely love your work! Good luck with your submissions and thanks again for the support!

Alison Jerry Designs on Jul 24 2017
Alison Jerry Designs
  • Minted Jun 1, 2014
  • 62 Awards
  • 2126 Comments made
  • 3506 Votes cast

Hi there! Thank you sooo much for your likes on my new work for the PB challenge. I loved seeing all your fabulous new work for this as well. I am sure you will get something in for this! Nice work ! Very best, Alison

Alison Jerry Designs on Feb 04 2017
Alison Jerry Designs
  • Minted Jun 1, 2014
  • 62 Awards
  • 2126 Comments made
  • 3506 Votes cast

Hello there! Oh my goodness you rocked it out for this WE challange. You sure have some winners no doubt! Thanks for your support on my new work for WE. All the best, Alison

Courtney Crane on Feb 04 2017
Courtney Crane
  • Minted Dec 12, 2014
  • 13 Awards
  • 3350 Comments made
  • 56121 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thank you for the like on Into the Blue. I really enjoy your bold style. Best of luck in the challenge. - Courtney

Robert Deem on Feb 03 2017
Robert Deem
  • Minted Feb 3, 2016
  • 4 Awards
  • 1110 Comments made
  • 31771 Votes cast

Wonderful illustrations Deborah I enjoy several of your WE5 entries - "White Seedling on Blue Sky", "Sun on the Water" and of course your "Modern Stem" series. Thank you for liking "Quarters" much appreciated. Best wishes to you and good luck in your continued success with Minted! -Robert

Me Amelia on Jan 31 2017
Me Amelia
  • Minted Jan 21, 2012
  • 8 Awards
  • 1011 Comments made
  • 38299 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, Thank you so much for the like on my WE submission, it is much appreciated.Loving the balance series. Best of luck in the challenge.

Jess Franks on Jan 31 2017
Jess Franks
  • Minted Jul 9, 2015
  • 22 Awards
  • 95 Comments made
  • 11272 Votes cast

I just love your modern stem set! Hope they do well so I can buy them :)

Marta Berk on Apr 14 2016
Marta Berk
  • Minted Oct 3, 2013
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  • 542 Comments made
  • 3235 Votes cast

Thanks for liking my entry Deborah, much appreciated :)

Coco and Ellie on Apr 11 2016
Coco and Ellie
  • Minted Dec 9, 2008
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  • 26820 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, Thank you for liking my holiday designs. Really appreciated! All the best in the challenge!

Cannelle on Apr 08 2016
Cannelle
  • Minted Feb 13, 2016
  • 35 Comments made
  • 7870 Votes cast

Hi Deborah, thank you so much for the like on my "Family Blessings" holiday card! Best of luck to you :)

Julie Hebert on Apr 05 2016
Julie Hebert
  • Minted Dec 15, 2014
  • 10 Awards
  • 534 Comments made
  • 18874 Votes cast

Thanks for the like on my holiday card. Best of luck to you in the holiday challenges!

Ellen Evanow Watercolors on Feb 21 2016
Ellen Evanow Watercolors
  • Minted Jan 4, 2016
  • 45 Comments made
  • 27 Votes cast

thanks for the like on horse joy! I like your work, unusual and abstract

CaroleeXpressions on Feb 21 2016
CaroleeXpressions
  • Minted Sep 14, 2014
  • 16 Awards
  • 2248 Comments made
  • 46241 Votes cast

Deborah, Thanks so much for all the support, the competition is strong!!

Smile Peace Love on Feb 21 2016
Smile Peace Love
  • Minted Feb 13, 2014
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  • 782 Comments made
  • 79370 Votes cast

Thanks for your support Deborah!

Miranda Mol on Feb 21 2016
Miranda Mol
  • Minted Jun 20, 2012
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  • 842 Comments made
  • 6533 Votes cast

Thanks Deborah of your cool comment :-) Best of luck to you too!!