Mandy Rider

Mandy Rider. Based in CT, US.

  • 68 awards won
  • 214 comments made
  • 9612 votes cast

Awards

  • winner 9
  • runner up 2
  • editor pick 57

About Mandy Rider

Mandy has a background in product & package design and particularly loves designing anything that allows her to showcase her illustration skills.

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peetie design on Feb 25 2015
peetie design
  • Minted Nov 27, 2011
  • 35 Awards
  • 322 Comments made
  • 10929 Votes cast

Thank you for the lovely comment on my pirate invite, Mandy. I'm a really big fan of your work, so it was very nice to hear!

Angela Thompson on Feb 19 2015
Angela Thompson
  • Minted Sep 24, 2011
  • 20 Awards
  • 220 Comments made
  • 2508 Votes cast

Thank you Mandy, I love your work you are a wonderful illustrator :)

Kim Dietrich Elam on Mar 07 2014
Kim Dietrich Elam
  • Minted Feb 10, 2011
  • 47 Awards
  • 8338 Comments made
  • 34060 Votes cast

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

Maddie Enriquez on May 31 2013
Maddie Enriquez
  • Minted Dec 14, 2012
  • 1 Award
  • 23 Comments made
  • 731 Votes cast

Thanks Mandy for enlightening me with a color option! :) Goodluck with your designs!

Jill Means on Aug 17 2012
Jill Means
  • Minted May 11, 2010
  • 87 Awards
  • 1510 Comments made
  • 36530 Votes cast

Your illustrations for the party decor challenge are crazy awesome. WOW!

Pistols on Mar 14 2012
Pistols
  • Minted Nov 7, 2011
  • 133 Awards
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  • 11478 Votes cast

Awesome Mandy, I think you'd be super great for the projects we have coming up!

Dreaming Inspirations on Aug 22 2011
Dreaming Inspirations
  • Minted Feb 13, 2011
  • 12 Awards
  • 860 Comments made
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I love all your work!! it just makes me happy!

Ana Gonzalez on Apr 24 2011
Ana Gonzalez
  • Minted Jun 11, 2010
  • 35 Awards
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  • 14035 Votes cast

Well, Mandy. Thank you so much. You are funny with your "design machine" is funny.

robin ott design on Apr 13 2011
robin ott design
  • Minted Jun 6, 2010
  • 101 Awards
  • 390 Comments made
  • 11372 Votes cast

Hi Mandy, Can my pilgrims play with your sweet little guys?! :) Congrats on your win! Love your work!

nocciola design on Mar 24 2011
nocciola design
  • Minted Jan 9, 2010
  • 86 Awards
  • 2642 Comments made
  • 19653 Votes cast

Hi Mandy, thank you for your comment! You are such a talented illustrator - I'm a fan :)

Make Lemonade on Feb 03 2011
Make Lemonade
  • Minted Jan 22, 2011
  • 145 Comments made
  • 3570 Votes cast

Great work! Your illustration style is so fun :)

Mandy Rider on Feb 03 2011
Mandy Rider
  • Minted Jul 19, 2008
  • 68 Awards
  • 214 Comments made
  • 9612 Votes cast

Aww thanks Brandy. Love your business card design submissions!

Marabou Design on Feb 03 2011
Marabou Design
  • Minted Jan 18, 2009
  • 65 Awards
  • 1668 Comments made
  • 11715 Votes cast

Mandy, I loved your Target Holiday Tea Set collection. You are amazing talented! x Brandy

Waui Design on Jan 21 2011
Waui Design
  • Minted Jun 11, 2008
  • 44 Awards
  • 741 Comments made
  • 7757 Votes cast

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.

andrea shorey on Dec 10 2010
andrea shorey
  • Minted Nov 26, 2010
  • 1 Comment made

Hey, thanks for the welcome! Holy cow, do you have a smorgasboard of great stuff here =)

Kerri Spath on Oct 20 2010
Kerri Spath
  • Minted Jul 28, 2010
  • 5 Awards
  • 697 Comments made
  • 9825 Votes cast

You have an amazing talent, your work is so unique and simply (perfect)!. I agree with Hello Hailey, you are my design hero!

Mandy Rider on Sep 20 2010
Mandy Rider
  • Minted Jul 19, 2008
  • 68 Awards
  • 214 Comments made
  • 9612 Votes cast

Absolutely, Holly. I'm glad I could be inspirational! :) I'd love to see what you come up with. :)

Holly on Sep 19 2010

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?

cadence paige design on Aug 26 2010
cadence paige design
  • Minted Feb 16, 2010
  • 34 Awards
  • 815 Comments made
  • 10193 Votes cast

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?! :)

Snow and Ivy on Jul 24 2010
Snow and Ivy
  • Minted Mar 7, 2010
  • 142 Awards
  • 2700 Comments made
  • 16361 Votes cast

thanks Mandy :)

Snow and Ivy on Jul 23 2010
Snow and Ivy
  • Minted Mar 7, 2010
  • 142 Awards
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  • 16361 Votes cast

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!!

Sharon Kay Creative on Jun 12 2010
Sharon Kay Creative
  • Minted Feb 8, 2010
  • 1 Award
  • 452 Comments made
  • 1152 Votes cast

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 icreategraphics@bellsouth.net when you get time. Thanks so much Mandy!

Eutopia Events on Mar 24 2010
Eutopia Events
  • Minted Mar 23, 2010
  • 60 Comments made
  • 462 Votes cast

Thanks for telling me about it. Now if I could only have half as many creative designs as you, that would be an honor! :)

Eutopia Events on Mar 24 2010
Eutopia Events
  • Minted Mar 23, 2010
  • 60 Comments made
  • 462 Votes cast

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!

Oscar & Emma on Oct 14 2009
Oscar & Emma
  • Minted Jun 2, 2008
  • 142 Awards
  • 1115 Comments made
  • 8931 Votes cast

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!!! :)

Amanda Larsen Design on Aug 11 2009
Amanda Larsen Design
  • Minted Jan 2, 2009
  • 31 Awards
  • 1047 Comments made
  • 13212 Votes cast

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!

stacey day on Jul 09 2009
stacey day
  • Minted Dec 4, 2008
  • 37 Awards
  • 970 Comments made
  • 7277 Votes cast

i am so loving everything you have submitted for the stationery challenge. very pretty work, mandy.

Mandy Rider on Apr 15 2009
Mandy Rider
  • Minted Jul 19, 2008
  • 68 Awards
  • 214 Comments made
  • 9612 Votes cast

Thanks again for all the kind words. It's great to be part of a wonderful network of designers and artists.

SunnyJuly on Apr 15 2009
SunnyJuly
  • Minted Aug 1, 2008
  • 28 Awards
  • 989 Comments made
  • 2437 Votes cast

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...:)

beth perry DESIGN on Mar 24 2009
beth perry DESIGN
  • Minted Jul 22, 2008
  • 19 Awards
  • 1053 Comments made
  • 19111 Votes cast

Mandy - I loved "In Heart" - such a clean and well-designed invite - really great work! Congrats on your win!

guess what? on Mar 23 2009
guess what?
  • Minted May 6, 2008
  • 95 Awards
  • 5906 Comments made
  • 17346 Votes cast

Congratulations, Mandy! In Heart is a really beautiful design. It's Western, but it's also very elegant. Great job!! :)

Mandy Rider on Feb 02 2009
Mandy Rider
  • Minted Jul 19, 2008
  • 68 Awards
  • 214 Comments made
  • 9612 Votes cast

Thank you all for your nice comments and continued support!

stacey day on Feb 02 2009
stacey day
  • Minted Dec 4, 2008
  • 37 Awards
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  • 7277 Votes cast

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.

Candice Leigh on Feb 02 2009
Candice Leigh
  • Minted Aug 26, 2008
  • 18 Awards
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  • 5292 Votes cast

Congrats on your recent win, I love your cute little race car :o)

guess what? on Feb 02 2009
guess what?
  • Minted May 6, 2008
  • 95 Awards
  • 5906 Comments made
  • 17346 Votes cast

Congratulations on your winning design, Mandy! All your submissions were totally fantastic - they all look like winners to me! Great job, as always! :)

Kerry on Jan 13 2009

Congrats on your win! Loved it!

Carrie on Jan 13 2009

I LOVED this one Mandy! Congratulations! You deserved it!

lori on Jan 12 2009

Congratulations on Modern Exhibit, Mandy - I LOVE this design! All of your entries were really fantastic - great job!! :)

sweet street on Jan 12 2009

Congratulations Mandy! I love your Modern Exhibit design. Great job :)

MandyJean on Dec 23 2008

Hi Kelly, you can reach me at mandygordon@rocketmail.com

Kelly on Dec 23 2008

Do you have a website, email or way of contacting you? I have a design question for you.

lori on Oct 31 2008

So happy about your editor's pick for the menu design, Mandy! Great work on ALL your designs! :)

vanessa on Sep 24 2008

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!

Rick on Sep 20 2008

Congrats on the win! I knew Paper Airplane was awesome!

janette on Sep 14 2008

Your designs are awesome! :)

janette on Sep 14 2008

Your designs are awesome! :)

lori on Sep 12 2008

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 :)

Monica on Aug 29 2008

I LOVE YOUR DESIGNS1

Sandhya on Aug 08 2008

Wow 19 designs :) Like most of your work. Goodluck!