shoshin studio

based in Avondale, AZ, US.

  • 106 awards won
  • 1636 comments made
  • 10628 votes cast
  • Minted on Feb 24 2014
  • https://www.minted.com/creative/shoshinstudio

Awards

  • winner 5
  • editor pick 101

About shoshin studio

I am a designer with a background in architecture and urban design. In work and play, I enjoy exploring ideas in improvisation & the exploration of modern, organic art forms. Other loves: playing my baby grand, mid-century modern design, dance of any origin, creative writing.

designs by shoshin studio


favorite artists

  • Alaina Cherup
  • annie clark
  • Andrea Van Voorst
  • Oscar & Emma
  • Robert True of Waui Design
  • Paper Dahlia

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Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa on Jun 06 2020
Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa
  • Minted Dec 14, 2011
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Christina, Thanks so much for your support. Your work is lovely, best of luck. ;-)

Carol Barber on May 05 2020
Carol Barber
  • Minted Oct 23, 2019
  • 147 Comments made
  • 891 Votes cast

Thank you so much for your like of Elegant Greenery, your work is lovely, best of luck!

Anupama on Dec 17 2019
Anupama
  • Minted Jan 26, 2012
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Thank you for such a sweet note Christina!! Love your work :). You create such gorgeous textures and watercolour art.

Benita Crandall on Nov 08 2019
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
  • 20 Awards
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  • 15230 Votes cast

Thank you Christina for the likes! I love your artwork! 'when in Santorini' reminds me of a distant past when I was there!:-)

Merian on Aug 23 2019
Merian
  • Minted Nov 3, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 159 Comments made
  • 3756 Votes cast

Hi Christina, thank you so much for the like on my Save the Date. Love your work, especially font choices!

Nikita Jariwala on Aug 19 2019
Nikita Jariwala
  • Minted Oct 19, 2017
  • 8 Awards
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  • 7754 Votes cast

Thank you so much for liking my work. I appreciate the support. I adore your work. Best wishes!!

Shannon Kohn on Jul 30 2019
Shannon Kohn
  • Minted Jan 19, 2019
  • 2 Awards
  • 249 Comments made
  • 7811 Votes cast

Hi, Christina! Big thanks for your like on my "Bubble Bath Aqua" notebook design. I wish you all the best in all your upcoming challenge entries! :-)

Merian on Jul 28 2019
Merian
  • Minted Nov 3, 2017
  • 1 Award
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  • 3756 Votes cast

Hi Christina, thanks so much for the like on my stationery design. It means a lot. I absolutely adore your work!

Zhay Smith on Jul 10 2019
Zhay Smith
  • Minted Dec 12, 2015
  • 5 Awards
  • 1249 Comments made
  • 30773 Votes cast

Heyyy Christina! Thanks for the like on my "Cheers to a new year" entry! I appreciate it. Loving your pillow entries!

Jennifer Holbrook on Jun 18 2019
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
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  • 44370 Votes cast

Hi Christina, thank you for your like on "Holiday Garden Banner". Your holiday submissions are gorgeous. All the best.

Coco and Ellie on Apr 23 2019
Coco and Ellie
  • Minted Dec 9, 2008
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Thank you for the liking my designs! You got a fabulous collection of designs, love them. Best of luck in the challenge!!

Karidy Walker on Mar 31 2019
Karidy Walker
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Thanks for the super sweet comment you left, Christina. I think you're genius too! :)

amanda lawrence on Feb 02 2019
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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Hi Christina - very best wishes to you and many thanks for all your support - Axx

Jennifer Holbrook on Jan 27 2019
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
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Hi Christina, thank you for your like on "Forested Archway"! Your wedding entries are absolutely gorgeous. All the best.

Cass Loh on Jan 17 2019
Cass Loh
  • Minted Apr 8, 2014
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Hi Christina, thank you so much for your nice comment! Best of luck of your submissions!!

Jair on Jan 16 2019
Jair
  • Minted Jun 24, 2015
  • 3 Awards
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  • 12199 Votes cast

Hi, Christina, thanks so much for your like of my Dearly Beloved entry. Best of luck on your challenges. :)

Sejal Banker on Jan 15 2019
Sejal Banker
  • Minted Sep 21, 2018
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Thank you so much for your like! I wish you all the best as well

Lissabeth Anglin on Jan 08 2019
Lissabeth Anglin
  • Minted Jul 20, 2016
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  • 4655 Votes cast

Thank you for the like and comment on my Geo Foliage design! I was thinking the same thing about the foil! I am guessing I missed the foil challenge.

amanda lawrence on Jan 07 2019
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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Funny - I was just working on this design and making revisions!! Many thanks for all your positive feedback on these designs - best - xxx

amanda lawrence on Jan 06 2019
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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Hi Christina - as always many thanks for your likes and feedback - I have taken your advice and made revisions which has really made the designs a lot better! - best and happy new year - Axx

frau brandt on Jan 05 2019
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
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Thank you so much for the like on my wedding entry. Your work is always amazing!

Shari Margolin on Jan 02 2019
Shari Margolin
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Never mind, found an easier way to figure it out! Amelian Script, hope it works for you! =)

Shari Margolin on Jan 02 2019
Shari Margolin
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Hi Christina, I don't remember the name of that font off the top of my head (that card is from a few years ago), but the next time I access my archives, I'll try and figure it out for you! Happy new year!

Beth Murphy on Jan 01 2019
Beth Murphy
  • Minted Nov 17, 2015
  • 5 Awards
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Thanks so much for the like on my submission. I really love your work! Good luck to you on this challenge! Beth

amanda lawrence on Dec 27 2018
amanda lawrence
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Hi Christina - many thanks for all your support and very best wishes for a happy new year - Amanda xx

Chris Griffith on Dec 20 2018
Chris Griffith
  • Minted Aug 27, 2011
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Christina you are so sweet! Can't wait to see your wedding designs!

amanda lawrence on Dec 20 2018
amanda lawrence
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... sorry sent before I finished !!! Will try out “rolling pen” and a few others - best and take care - Amanda xx

amanda lawrence on Dec 20 2018
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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Hi Christina - many thanks for your like and generous idea for this card - I'm going to look at Rolling pen

amanda lawrence on Dec 19 2018
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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Hi Christina - many thanks for all your likes and support - you have the most wonderful designs - best wishes and good luck in all the challenges - Amanda xxx

Jan Shepherd on Dec 07 2018
Jan Shepherd
  • Minted Jul 5, 2014
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Hi Christina, thank you so much for your encouraging likes on my latest card entries - very much appreciated! You have some gorgeous work here - good luck with the contests :)

frau brandt on Dec 03 2018
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
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Thanks for the like on "Soaring high". Always admire your work!

frau brandt on Dec 03 2018
frau brandt
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Thanks again for the like on "Magic around". I am always amazed by all your wonderful designs. I am still trying to fill my shop.

frau brandt on Mar 14 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you for the like on "Sweet three". Here we go for another challenge. Hope something good comes out of it, finally. Your entries are as always amazing!

shoshin studio on Feb 22 2018
shoshin studio
  • Minted Feb 24, 2014
  • 106 Awards
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Best of luck to you as well, you should use all of your wonderful sketches in your insta-feed—- perfect for greeting cards!

frau brandt on Feb 22 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you for the like on my Fairy. This was part of a pattern entry, that never won, but I thought I might use some of the designs or part of it. All the best!

Zhay Smith on Feb 09 2018
Zhay Smith
  • Minted Dec 12, 2015
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  • 30773 Votes cast

Feel Better/Stronger. Be Well!

Zhay Smith on Feb 09 2018
Zhay Smith
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Thanks, Christina! I'm so happy you "liked" my submission, "Introducing Babe". I love getting those "like" messages in my inbox:) Why didn't you enter the festive quickfire challenge? I was so looking forward to seeing what you made! Hopefully next time;) Have a great weekend!

Zhay Smith on Feb 04 2018
Zhay Smith
  • Minted Dec 12, 2015
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Hi Christina, Thanks, for the like on my "Gilded Torn-edge" baby announcement and happy new year! Wishing you all the best in the challenges! ~Zhay

frau brandt on Feb 03 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you so much fore the like on ”Bed of Roses". I am always so torn between the many colour and layout options. I really need to learn to make decisions. The community feedback helps a lot. All the best for you in the challenge with your beautiful entries.

Deborah Chou on Feb 01 2018
Deborah Chou
  • Minted Dec 23, 2015
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  • 14094 Votes cast

Hi Christina, thanks for the like. It is much appreciated! All the best.

frau brandt on Jan 19 2018
frau brandt
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Thank you for the likes on my birth announcement entries. You were my example in working really hard and entering several designs.

Susan Asbill on Dec 30 2017
Susan Asbill
  • Minted Jun 6, 2011
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Thanks for the kind words and congratulations on xanadu!! Great design AND name!!

Jennifer Wick on Dec 29 2017
Jennifer Wick
  • Minted Sep 2, 2010
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  • 21820 Votes cast

Thank you so much for your kind words on my wedding picks and for checking in on my when I didn't submit to the letterpress challenge! I love your xanadu design and am so glad they picked it!

Benita Crandall on Dec 28 2017
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
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  • 15230 Votes cast

Thank you so much Christina for the congratulation of my winning design "Someting Blue":! I actually did not know I had won until I received you sweet note! Wish you the best in the New Year! xo

Angela Thompson on Dec 28 2017
Angela Thompson
  • Minted Sep 24, 2011
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Thank you Christina for all of your kindness. Congrats again on your beautiful wedding win - you are so amazing at botanicals! Happy new Year to you:)

frau brandt on Dec 12 2017
frau brandt
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Thanks again, for the like. Just amazing, how you manage to submit so many beautiful designs. Happy holiday season!

Kimiyo Prints on Dec 11 2017
Kimiyo Prints
  • Minted Mar 8, 2015
  • 28 Comments made
  • 1 Vote cast

Thank you for the like on my Graduation Cap design. Love your work!

Benita Crandall on Dec 11 2017
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
  • 20 Awards
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  • 15230 Votes cast

Thank you so much Christina for the like of my design "a grand graduation".! I am in love with your holiday designs! They are gorgeous! Happy Holidays!

Zhay Smith on Dec 10 2017
Zhay Smith
  • Minted Dec 12, 2015
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Thanks Christina, for the "like love" on my "Fine Line Diamond" and "Minimal Ribbon Multi" grad entries! Don't you just love seeing those little messages in your inbox:) BTW Your work is STUNNING! All the best in the challenges and holiday sales!

frau brandt on Dec 05 2017
frau brandt
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Thank you so much for the like on "earned laurels". I got some helpful advice to develop it further. Wow, you have great entries in the challenge.

Benita Crandall on Dec 01 2017
Benita Crandall
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Thank you so much Christina for the like of my design "a proud graduate".! I am in love with your art work 'Positano Portrait' makes me reminisce of days past! I always admire your beautiful designs!

frau brandt on Nov 22 2017
frau brandt
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Thank you for the like on "Art of graduation". I feel like I never have enough time to design and I am always inspired by your many wonderful entries.

Rega on Nov 15 2017
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
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  • 12379 Votes cast

Hi Christina,Thank you so much for the compliment on 'Blooming Garden' I'm so happy for the likes and feedback ! Your work is amazing ! I love your watercolor painting and glittering on your design so much ! You have an awesome signature style <3

CaroleeXpressions on Nov 15 2017
CaroleeXpressions
  • Minted Sep 14, 2014
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  • 2337 Comments made
  • 46551 Votes cast

I really appreciate your comment on Modern Bunch. It seems that sometimes we work so hard and get no picks, but its all part of it and can become discouraging, but a comment like this picks things up again! Thanks again.

Four Wet Feet Studio on Nov 11 2017
Four Wet Feet Studio
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Thank you Christina! :)

frau brandt on Nov 04 2017
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
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Thanks for the like. Now here we go into the voting period. You have some wonderful work. All the best!

Four Wet Feet Studio on Nov 03 2017
Four Wet Feet Studio
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Hi Christina, Thank you for your great suggestion! Toobad I was too late that the editing period was over already. :(

Rega on Nov 02 2017
Rega
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Hi Christina, Thank you so much for the like on the Rustic Chic :) Your new entries on wedding invitation are super stunning !!! Especially the tropical theme !! Wishing you the best of luck on your beautiful works :)

frau brandt on Oct 19 2017
frau brandt
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Thank you so much for commenting on my design ”Romantic love". Love your watercolors.

Juliana Nahas on Oct 12 2017
Juliana Nahas
  • Minted Aug 28, 2017
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  • 307 Votes cast

Thanks so much for liking my submission! Your work is gorgeous. Congratulations on your success on Minted!

Rega on Jul 28 2017
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
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Hi Christina,Thank you so much for the like on Flampersand :) I so much enjoy seeing your new entries on PB and New Year Challenges ! Awesome :) Wishing you the best of luck on the challenges !

Chris Griffith on Jul 18 2017
Chris Griffith
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Christina, they are all wonderful!

Karidy Walker on Jun 29 2017
Karidy Walker
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Christina, thanks for the sweet comment and congratulations to you too! :)

Zhay Smith on Jun 24 2017
Zhay Smith
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  • 30773 Votes cast

Thanks for the like on my "Poinsettia Lattice Christmas" entry, Christina! I really appreciate it. All of your entries are B-eautiful! All the Best!!

Corinne Aelbers on Jun 10 2017
Corinne Aelbers
  • Minted Jan 1, 2016
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Thanks for you like of my birch bark in the fabric challenge. Best of luck with all your entries this year - Corinne

Basil Design Studio on Jun 03 2017
Basil Design Studio
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You have some really gorgeous entries for the Religious challenge, Christina! Best of luck to you :)

Cass Loh on Apr 16 2017
Cass Loh
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Thank you Christina, and congrats on your wins too!

Karidy Walker on Apr 15 2017
Karidy Walker
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Thanks, friend! And congrats on your beautiful picks!!! :)

Fraser Lane on Apr 03 2017
Fraser Lane
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Thanks so much for the likes on "sweetest mommy" and "daisies and bubbly" ... Really appreciate it! Love your illustrations! Thanks again!

Kim Byers on Apr 01 2017
Kim Byers
  • Minted Mar 21, 2017
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Thank you so much for the like on my Make A Wish Geometric Birthday design. You have so many beautiful designs. You're Forested Frieze is amazing!!

Benita Crandall on Mar 30 2017
Benita Crandall
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Thank you So much for the like! LOVE so many of your designs! xo Benita

Kristin Annen on Mar 29 2017
Kristin Annen
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Hi! Thanks for the like! I love your style!

Faith Dorn on Mar 22 2017
Faith Dorn
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Thank you so much for the like..all the best!

Benita Crandall on Mar 07 2017
Benita Crandall
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Thank you so much for your sweet comment! xo Benita

Benita Crandall on Mar 07 2017
Benita Crandall
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Thank you so much for the like Christina! Your designs are always lovely and a joy to see :-) benita

frau brandt on Mar 03 2017
frau brandt
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Thank you for the like on my joyful dot entry. Your pink champagne design is a great idea for a girl baby shower. Good luck with the challenges!

Paper Hideaway on Mar 02 2017
Paper Hideaway
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Thank you for the like, Christina! I love your floral marquee...so elegant! It;'s a winner in my book!

Rega on Mar 01 2017
Rega
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Thank you so much for the like on Evergreen,Christina :) Love your awesome textures on your entries ! Wishing you'll hear your good news on picks and wins :)

Karidy Walker on Mar 01 2017
Karidy Walker
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You're so sweet, Christina! You have so many great submissions in this competition - good luck! :)

Chryssi Tsoupanarias on Feb 27 2017
Chryssi Tsoupanarias
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Aw thanks so much Christina :)

Cass Loh on Feb 21 2017
Cass Loh
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Hi Christina, thank you for your nice comment! Best of luck for your entries. :)

Fraser Lane on Feb 15 2017
Fraser Lane
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Christina, Thank you so much for the like on "xoxoxo." I really appreciate it. Absolutely love your designs...beautiful. Thanks again!

Rega on Feb 14 2017
Rega
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Hi Christina, Thank you so much for the nice&helpful feedback on evergreen poll :) Your entries are soo adorable ! Love your subtles watercolor painting and ikat twinkle so amazing !! Best of luck for you on the challenges :)

Melanie Kosuge on Feb 13 2017
Melanie Kosuge
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Thank you so much for the lovely note, Christina! I'm a big fan of all your gorgeous designs (esp. your watercolors!), and I have no doubt you'll be snagging tons of picks in the challenges :)

Hannah Lowe Corman on Feb 06 2017
Hannah Lowe Corman
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
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Christina! Thanks for liking my submissions to the West Elm Challenge :) I love your seasonal designs. All my best, Hannah

Neeta Sawhney on Feb 03 2017
Neeta Sawhney
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thanks for the like really appreciate it.

Faith Dorn on Feb 03 2017
Faith Dorn
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