I’m Shira... a kid at heart, lover of life, married to my childhood crush, proud mother of two yummy little boys, an avid supporter of Autism. To say that I am madly in love with the world of design is putting it mildly.
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Hi Shira! Congrats on your wedding invite win! Hope all is well.
You're welcome, Shira. I like your changes!
Shira, thank you so much for your sweet comment!
Thank you so much Shira! It's really nice to win something, that's for sure...! I hope you will get some recognition soon as well! My bets are on the superhero mask for a jury pick at the least :-)
Thanks, Shira! You are the best. Hope all is well for you this new year! :)
Thanks so much for your kind comment :-)
Hi, Shira! I agree notes of encouragement are always welcome! Thank you for your sweet note on my page. Best of luck to you - I really like how A Superhero Bash turned out!
Hi Shira! Thanks for your note! You're very welcome, but I don't think I really gave you any new advice. I think it was Hailey + Smeeta with the great ideas. It's so cool to see how your design has evolved, though! Great job!! And best of luck!! :)
Love the new photo!
your message made my day, thanks you so much :)
Thank you for your super sweet comment! Those scotties get you every time! :)
Aw, you are so sweet Shira! You are super welcome. I am loving watching your design progress - definitely inspiring. Any time you spot something that might help one of my designs, I'd love to hear it!! xo Hailey
Hey Shira thanks for your note on my profile. Hanke is a non-typical dutch name :). Your design looks superduper now, great! I really love being part of minted and it's so great to have all these inspiration around. Love, Hanke
Thanks so much for your comment, Shira! I am always glad to help another Mintie. Best of luck to you!
thanks so much for your kind comments, shira!
Hi! Happy New Year! Thanks for checking in, it was a busy holiday season! Hope you enjoyed it! :)
Hey, thanks so much for the comment Shira! Your Art Deco Flowers design is great- Chevron Heart and Vintage Lovebirds also grab me. I'm a total newbie to minted, but do most of the design work at the photography studio that my mom and I own together. How has your journey in design progressed?
THANK YOU, SHIRA! Your comments made my night! I'm giggling b/c we both have 2 boys and I'm wondering how the heck either of us get anything designed or entered for that matter! Love your work! Thank you tons. Abby
Thank you for your comments Shira! I loved your thoughts in the forum about asking for critique, it shows your passion for design and getting better. Love your art deco flower submission.
Hey Shira! Thank you so much for the sweet comments, you made my day :-)
Thank you for your comment and suggestion. I really appreciated the idea. Thanks again!
Thank you for the sweet comment on my sacred silhouette submission :). I read your bio & pleasantly surprised to see your support of autism. My little girl has aspergers so it is a very near & dear cause to my heart.
Thank you Shira for all of your encouragement! I super new to the site so I hope I am posting this correctly. Still trying to figure out how it all works. Your Love Birds are so adorable...I really haven't had the time to look at all your work but the cute little birds just jump out :) Thanks!
Glad to know that I'm not the only one with an obsession for doors!
thanks for the comment. i'm brand new to Minted and still trying to figure out how this whole thing works. now I'm encouraged to create more!
Thank you so much for your kind words! Very sweet of you.
Love your enthusiasm!!! I meant to write in general, because if anything, your enthusiasm is anything but the general kind, it's off the charts!
Hola Chica, looks like you have taken Minted by storm! Love your design enthusiasm and your enthusiasm is general! Thanks so much for kind words! You rock!
Thanks Shira for the compliment on Red Envelope - I'm head over heels for your Mr. & Mr. design! :)
thanks Shira for the compliment on Red Envelope :) I am head over heels for your mIster mister hat design!
Thank you so much for your sweet comment, Shira (and sorry I'm so slow to reply!!!). You are right - this community is so incredibly helpful and supportive - I personally feel like I've improved immensely as a designer in a short time because of it, and I can tell your style and skills have grown/evolved in just a few months as well! Best of luck to you and thanks again!
Shira, I simply can't thank you enough for the incredibly sweet comment you left on my designer page. I am blown away by your kindness and want you to know that you truly made my day. Thank you so much! xo
Thank you so much for your kind comment, Shira!
Hi Shira! Thank you for the welcome and your sweet comment :) I am so glad that I came across Minted.
Hi Shira! So nice of you to share your comments! I love your Mister Mister design. I'm hoping to learn the ropes too. This is such a great community of generous designers—so many people to learn from!
Thank you, Shira, for your nice comments - I appreciate them!
Hi Shira! I just wanted to say hello and thank you for taking the time to comment on my designs! I'm relatively new to minted and still trying to navigate my way in this new territory! I'm thankful for your encouragement! Best wishes to you and love your wedding invite collection!!!!
Thanks so much for your compliment, Shira!! I'm a kid at heart too, I think that's why I felt at home in the kids stationary challenge. Best of luck in the wedding challenge : )
one more time - thank you thank you :). I updated a more retro/mod design for the brady bunch theme and I think it came out smashing thanks to your inspiration help. I also kept the other version submitted and just changed the name. Can't believe the deadline is tomorrow eek!
Thanks so much Shira! And sorry about getting that silly song stuck in your head. It's been stuck in mine all day - I think the husband is ready to kick me out if I don't stop humming it hehe. Feel free to email me any time at email@example.com :)
Hi Shira, thank you for your kind words, it really lifted my spirits.
You're very welcome. And thank you so much for the kind words!
Hey there, how are you doing? Last we spoke you were feeling the pressure but it looks like you are sailing! Yay!
couldn't agree more. so happy to see your mr/mr ms/ms! keep up the great work shira :)
appreciate your adventurous spirit shira... and you would not be surprised we have that in common as HL inc. tests out the public's tolerance for BOOZE written in 43pt. type on a wedding invitation :)
So "you're in" shira? ha ha! Thank you SO much for the kind comments, and really the ultimate compliment that you want to go to this imaginary shindig :)
Hi Shira, Thanks for the comment! Pretty crazy that we're neighbors!! Maybe we can grab a coffee sometime :)
Hey, sure I will! We must be on the same wavelength, Shira...I was just going to ask you t take a look at my designs because instead of designing new ones, I went back and re-worked the ones I had up on the site to make them more of "collections." Can you check them out when you get a chance? And thanks for the kind words, as usual! You are not too shabby yourself!!
Hey Shira, thanks so much for your encouraging comment on my True Love Story design! Getting into the hand-drawn artwork. It's fun!!
Hey Shira, I read your note. I'm fairly new also but I've been in the design industry a long time. When I started submitted to challenges I was disappointed that I didn't get comments. I wanted to participate so desperately and of course be accepted into the fold. From what I understand, the Minted collective has grown, and continues to do so each day. Amy, from Design Lotus, sent me a note. Please read it. It was valuable info to me. Basically, we need to enjoy the process, aspire for our own version of excellence and let it go. I have fun, that's what counts. Don't let this, "kick your butt" as you wrote. It's an opportunity to express yourself. Choose one or two designs you can put your heart into and give them all you have got. If you have time, keep submitting. More than anything, enjoy the process.
Hi Shira, thanks so much for your kind and encouraging comments! Really means a lot to me. Ok, us newbies will stick together! Cheers to you as well!
Thank you Shira for your super WOW comment :-)
Your designs are fun! It looks like you enjoy the process.
Hi Shira, thanks for your kindly comment. it was a highlight of my day : )
I know the feeling. I always feel my work is never finshed! That's why Minted is so great! I love feedback from others.
Shira, Thanks for your congrats. Your balloon invitation is very charming! Please don't worry about it infringing upon my save the date card. I don't own the market on hot air balloons!
Hi Shira, you are most welcome! I've been getting addicted to critiquing (not that I'm an expert)! But I do for designs that I see have a lot of potential . At the same time I think "why didn't I think of that"! :) Keep pushing it.. but if you are going around in circles then step back for a while and come back to it later. I am having a designers block right now because I keep seeing such amazing work and have lost my focus. Good luck with the challenge.
Thanks for the comment Shira. So sweet! Welcome to Minted!
Thanks Shira for the wonderful comment! It really made my day! :)
Hi Shira! Thank you so much for your comments. I love your holiday tags! They are fantastic!
Hi Shira! Thank you so much for your kind comment. It definitely made me smile! Keep up the great work, I'm sure you'll be winning awards in no time! :)
Shira~ You are so creative! Love all the designs~:) Preppy girlie is my fav~ and the little froggie's are adorable~ FALL BLESSINGS~
Hi Shira! Welcome to Minted! Thank you for your sweet comments! I really appreciate your encouragement + support! Best of luck to you in the challenges - you have some great stationery designs! Thanks again! :)
Hi! Thanks so much for the wonderful comment on my Team Player submission! It's always great to get some feedback, esp the positive kind :) And good luck to you as well!!!
Hey Shira! Thanks again for all the nice words - you are quite the confidence booster! :-) Good luck with your stationary designs, the froggies are my favorites!
Hi! Thanks for the positive feedback, I really appreciate it! :-)
Hey Shira! Just wanted to thank you for the positive feedback on my stationery design - it's really validating. I was definitely questioning how I felt about that design - so I really appreciate the constructive feedback! By the way, welcome!!!
Thank you for your kind words :) Welcome to Minted!
Thanks so much for your sweet comment!!
Love the preppy frogs and sailboat!! They are all great!!
Wow! Thanks so much to all for the wonderful comments and support. This is my first Minted submission and you know it goes, sometimes new things can make one a little nervous. You guys rock it!!!
Love "preppy boy & girl" pattern, cheerful thank you is awesome, I need some of those cards! The red wagon is cute!
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