Olive and Me

Tracy Taft Myers. Based in Mankato, MN, US.

  • 17 awards won
  • 271 comments made
  • 10008 votes cast

Awards

  • winner 5
  • editor pick 12

About Olive and Me

Hello and Welcome! I am an illustrator/graphic designer currently living in Southern Minnesota with my hubby and a drooling St. Bernard named Olive (my partner in crime). I am a lover of all things design and currently designing surface patterns, art prints and stationery.

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frau brandt on Jul 17 2018
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 20 Awards
  • 2598 Comments made
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Thank you, again. You are such an encourager!

frau brandt on May 16 2018
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
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Thank you for the like on "Mistletoe Greeting". It is encouraging, if my work gets noticed. All the best for you in the challenges.

frau brandt on Nov 06 2017
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
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Thank you for the like on "Sweet Valentine", Tracy. Great to see your wonderful work.

Marsha Gray Carrington on Aug 05 2017
Marsha Gray Carrington
  • Minted May 1, 2015
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Thanks for your "Like" Olive. Love "Spring Field".

Lori Wemple on Jul 25 2017
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
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Thank you so much for the feedback Tracy! I'm loving your Pottety Barn entries, such cute illustrations and lovely color!

Lori Wemple on Jan 12 2017
Lori Wemple
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Thank you for the sweet comment :) x

Mandy Porta on Oct 16 2016
Mandy Porta
  • Minted Jan 10, 2015
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Thanks so much for the like on my "One of a Kind" submission! You have some adorable entries too, good luck!

Jan Shepherd on Oct 12 2016
Jan Shepherd
  • Minted Jul 5, 2014
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Thanks for the like on my adorabell design I really appreciate it Tracy. Good luck with the contest!

Amy Hall on Jul 23 2016
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
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Thank you for the like! I appreciate it. You have some really lovely pieces. Best of luck:-)

Basil Design Studio on Jul 21 2016
Basil Design Studio
  • Minted May 12, 2015
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Thanks for the like on my foliage wreath submission, Tracy. You have some really great entries in the challenge! Best of luck!

Lori Wemple on Apr 13 2016
Lori Wemple
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Aw thank you so much for the sweet note, it means so much to me! :) <3

Shannon Hays on Mar 01 2016
Shannon Hays
  • Minted Jun 13, 2013
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  • 4281 Votes cast

Thanks for the nice comment, Tracy! Your work is great!

Susan Moyal on Feb 21 2016
Susan Moyal
  • Minted Jan 18, 2014
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Hi Tracy thanks so much for the like! :)

Cavell Ferguson on Apr 09 2015
Cavell Ferguson
  • Minted Apr 6, 2014
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Thank you Tracy for your congrats and very kind comment.

Susan Asbill on Mar 19 2015
Susan Asbill
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Thank you, thank you for the kind words!!! Made my day. :)

Chris Griffith on Jan 24 2015
Chris Griffith
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Thank you Tracy and big congrats on your win. Many more for you to come!

Kampai Designs on Jan 24 2015
Kampai Designs
  • Minted Feb 25, 2012
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Congrats to you too Tracy. 4th is awesome & I love your illustrations :)

Cavell Ferguson on Jan 19 2015
Cavell Ferguson
  • Minted Apr 6, 2014
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Thank you for liking my fabric designs, you do wonderful work.

Kelsey Cashman on Jan 14 2015
Kelsey Cashman
  • Minted Nov 11, 2014
  • 9 Awards
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  • 1378 Votes cast

Thanks so much, Tracy! Congrats to you too! Love your little alien dude :)

Lori Wemple on Jan 14 2015
Lori Wemple
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What a nice comment, thank you Tracy. I honestly can't tell you how much that means to me -I've been really struggling lately with my style and career. Your work is so wonderful! You should be doing children's books as well! You work is so sweet and fun, best xx

Carolyn MacLaren on Dec 12 2014
Carolyn MacLaren
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Thanks for your sweet comment on my Budding Artist design! Love your illustration style :)

Kelsey Cashman on Dec 05 2014
Kelsey Cashman
  • Minted Nov 11, 2014
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  • 1378 Votes cast

Thank you so much for the like, fellow Minnesotan :) Best of luck in the challenges, your work is so lovely!!

iamtanya on Sep 30 2014
iamtanya
  • Minted Jan 23, 2013
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Hi Tracy !! thank you so much :-D I enjoy this style very much too.

Frooted Design on Sep 22 2014
Frooted Design
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Thanks for your comments, tracy! Congrats also on your wins -- looking forward to seeing more of your work!!

Monica Janes Fine Art on Sep 20 2014
Monica Janes Fine Art
  • Minted Nov 16, 2012
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Hi Tracy-thank you for the like on my std design, support is very much appreciated! Really loved your coffee cups journal cover as I, or better or worse, fall into the "java addict" category! Monica :)

Erica Krystek on Sep 19 2014
Erica Krystek
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Thank you,Tracy! Congrats to you as well - love your style!

Oma N. Ramkhelawan on Sep 19 2014
Oma N. Ramkhelawan
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Congrats Tracy on another great win!!! Top 20!!!

Kaydi Bishop on Sep 19 2014
Kaydi Bishop
  • Minted Jun 29, 2012
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Hi Tracy!! Thanks so much for your comment that was so sweet!! I don't think that design won though unless I missed something. Congrats on your win!! I love that design!

Oma N. Ramkhelawan on Sep 18 2014
Oma N. Ramkhelawan
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Thanks for the congrats Tracy! Supporting each other as designers is important to me .... so feel free to ask for advice or critique my work. I loved all your submissions in the fabric challenge.

Lori Wemple on Sep 14 2014
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
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Oh Tracy thank you so much for the nice note :) It really means a lot to me. Your work is wonderful as well! I am loving your fabrics, my son would adore those trucks! I want to wish you a belated welcome to Minted, you are going to do so well here!!! :)

August and Oak on Sep 14 2014
August and Oak
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Hi Tracy! I just wanted to say I really like your work! Your clean and modern style always catches my eye when scrolling through.

Phrosne Ras on Sep 10 2014
Phrosne Ras
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Thank you for the lovely comment on my toile design :)

Cavell Ferguson on Aug 14 2014
Cavell Ferguson
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Thank you for liking my design!

Phrosne Ras on Aug 08 2014
Phrosne Ras
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Thank you Tracy! Welcome to minted and all the best to you!