I entered the Minted/West Elm photography contest.

The Minted contest voting begins tomorrow (or today, depending on when you're reading this), Friday, January 29th! I'm not sure of the time…the website just gives the date.

You can view my designer profile here:

Well, I took another leap and entered the Minted with West Elm art print/photography contest.  I stuck with photographs and have no idea if I'll come close to winning but I sure wasn't going to go down without a fight! Meaning, I at least entered. In my opinion, a lot of times the people that look like they're having major opportunities are quite simply the ones who have put themselves out there a million times before something clicking that one time. It's the whole philosophy of "daring greatly" because it's not the critic that counts, but the one in the ring. 

You know what else would reallllllly count? If you'd kindly take a moment, head over to my design page and vote for my photographs.  I'd appreciate it by the buckets. 

Fingers and toes crossed
and grateful for you. 


  1. I am so proud of you! All of them are great, but I absolutely LOVE the blue and pink building photo and that spider web! Breath taking! Is there a direct link to view your stuff on Minted to vote? I tried the badge up there, but it just sent me to Minted.com.

    1. Thanks Emily! I'm simply proud for trying…but feeling like a tiny fish in a big pond, lol. We'll see! :)

  2. Your photographs are beautiful!! Best of luck to you!! It's so difficult sometimes to put yourself out there for people to judge your work. I know I have that problem sometimes. You should be so proud of yourself!! : ) xo

    ~ Wendy

    1. Thank-you Wendy! It IS hard to put yourself out there! But I figure if I try a million times, maybe at least one time will work out?! :)


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