I won my very first greeting card design contest (Easter card) in the 4th grade and was ecstatic to have my picture taken for the local newspaper. Ever since I was a little girl I have been drawing and later combined computer technology to enhance my illustration skills in college. I have a degree in graphic design and particularly love designing anything that allows me to showcase my illustrations.
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Just came across this blog post featuring on of your designs (I shared with the other designers on Facebook): http://offbeatbride.com/2007/12/wedding-invitation-wording-that-wont-make-you-barf#.UxntP_ldUg1
Thanks Mandy for enlightening me with a color option! :) Goodluck with your designs!
Your illustrations for the party decor challenge are crazy awesome. WOW!
Awesome Mandy, I think you'd be super great for the projects we have coming up!
I love all your work!! it just makes me happy!
Well, Mandy. Thank you so much. You are funny with your "design machine" is funny.
Hi Mandy, Can my pilgrims play with your sweet little guys?! :) Congrats on your win! Love your work!
Hi Mandy, thank you for your comment! You are such a talented illustrator - I'm a fan :)
Great work! Your illustration style is so fun :)
Aww thanks Brandy. Love your business card design submissions!
Mandy, I loved your Target Holiday Tea Set collection. You are amazing talented! x Brandy
hey mandy... thanks for the comment! sorry i'm such a slow poke in responding, but I wanted to let you know that I'm a big fan of your work as well. Your Monster Bash bday invite is so amazingly cute :) Your illustrations and use of type and color are always a hit perfectly done.
Hey, thanks for the welcome! Holy cow, do you have a smorgasboard of great stuff here =)
You have an amazing talent, your work is so unique and simply (perfect)!. I agree with Hello Hailey, you are my design hero!
Absolutely, Holly. I'm glad I could be inspirational! :) I'd love to see what you come up with. :)
OMG when I saw your chemistry themed wedding invites my jaw dropped! I'm planning on having a chemistry wedding and as a graphic designer I want super modern invites but I was having a hard time with something fresh and modern. I love your design so much! Is it ok to use your design as inspiration for my invites?
Just wanted to say I came across your Standardized Test invite and I think it's possibly the coolest graduation announcement ever! What grad wouldn't want this?! :)
thanks Mandy :)
Hi Mandy - I just wanted to say I am absolutely smitten with your design work. After seeing your recent entries for the holiday card birthday challenges - I couldn't resist taking a peek at your website. You are my design hero! Each one of your designs is so unique and complete - your style is absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration!!
Hi Mandy! I wanted you to know what a fan I am & to ask you for some advice :) I've played around with pattern making & find it more difficult then it looks. Do you have any good ideas, websites or tips on where I could get more help in that area? Your patterns are always so beautiful. You can email me at email@example.com when you get time. Thanks so much Mandy!
Thanks for telling me about it. Now if I could only have half as many creative designs as you, that would be an honor! :)
Figured I would give it a try! Thanks for telling me about it :)
I would be honored if I had even half as many creative invites as you do!
OMG! Yes, I definitely know Laurie! She actually helped me get my job designing at Paper Source and we have kept in touch since. I am really good friends with Carrie Siegel, her Two Trick Pony partner. Such a small world!!! :)
Hi Mandy! I loved all of your entries in the stationery contest. Your work and use of patterns are fabulous! Congrats on your editor's picks!
i am so loving everything you have submitted for the stationery challenge. very pretty work, mandy.
Thanks again for all the kind words. It's great to be part of a wonderful network of designers and artists.
Congratulations on your design, and you thought you wouldn't win :) it was an awesome piece, just like all your work, you crank out tons of designs and they are all quality work! You are amazing, they are diverse and spectacular. I am also so glad to see that Sweet bday and musical bday were there! they deserved to win...:)
Mandy - I loved "In Heart" - such a clean and well-designed invite - really great work! Congrats on your win!
Congratulations, Mandy! In Heart is a really beautiful design. It's Western, but it's also very elegant. Great job!! :)
Thank you all for your nice comments and continued support!
congrats, mandy! you submitted so many great designs......i was a little surprised only one won. the monkey one with the age balancing on the tail was super-cute, and i expected it to win something. congrats on the race car win!! great work.
Congrats on your recent win, I love your cute little race car :o)
Congratulations on your winning design, Mandy! All your submissions were totally fantastic - they all look like winners to me! Great job, as always! :)
Congrats on your win! Loved it!
I LOVED this one Mandy! Congratulations! You deserved it!
Congratulations on Modern Exhibit, Mandy - I LOVE this design! All of your entries were really fantastic - great job!! :)
Congratulations Mandy! I love your Modern Exhibit design. Great job :)
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Do you have a website, email or way of contacting you? I have a design question for you.
So happy about your editor's pick for the menu design, Mandy! Great work on ALL your designs! :)
Check out http://perfectbound.blogspot.com/ and you'll see one of your very own design mentioned, I just happen to see it and wanted to tell you! You make beautiful work!
Congrats on the win! I knew Paper Airplane was awesome!
Your designs are awesome! :)
Congratulations on your winning design, Mandy! 55 designs? Man, you ROCK! You are a design machine!!! You have such diversity in your designs. I really enjoy viewing your work! Great job :)
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Wow 19 designs :) Like most of your work. Goodluck!
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