Paper Raven Co.

Erin McManness. Based in Atlanta, GA, US.

  • 89 awards won
  • 429 comments made
  • 17212 votes cast

Awards

  • winner 7
  • 1st place winner 1
  • editor pick 81

About Paper Raven Co.

Erin is an illustrator working in Atlanta, GA. Her work is inspired by flowers, folklore, & natural elements. She likes jasmine tea, hand-lettering, and drawing in her sketchbook.

favorite artists

  • Kimberly FitzSimons
  • Alethea and Ruth
  • Amber Barkley
  • Jessie Steury
  • Lori Wemple
  • Phrosne Ras

comments

Julie Hebert on Nov 16 2018
Julie Hebert
  • Minted Dec 15, 2014
  • 8 Awards
  • 487 Comments made
  • 15278 Votes cast

Thanks for the like on my "Hip hip hooray hats" card submission Erin. I hope you have a successful holiday season!

Rega on Nov 08 2018
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
  • 4 Awards
  • 1451 Comments made
  • 10655 Votes cast

Hi Erin,Thank you so much for the likes on my West Elm entries :) You made my day!I love your unique flowers and your style! All the best with your gorgeous work <3

Nikita Jariwala on Oct 28 2018
Nikita Jariwala
  • Minted Oct 19, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 302 Comments made
  • 2736 Votes cast

Thank you so much for your support. I really appreciate it. Best wishes with challenges!

curiouszhi design on Jul 19 2018
curiouszhi design
  • Minted Dec 17, 2013
  • 23 Awards
  • 1105 Comments made
  • 15011 Votes cast

Hi Erin, thanks for your like on my Magnolia Lunar New Year design. I'm such a huge fan of your work so I was so excited to see that message! Thank you!! :)

Marie Hermansson on Jul 14 2018
Marie Hermansson
  • Minted Aug 8, 2012
  • 2 Awards
  • 139 Comments made
  • 4852 Votes cast

Thanks for the like on my "hope, bounty & joy" submission Erin! Love your lettering!!

Elly on May 22 2018
Elly
  • Minted Oct 10, 2009
  • 70 Awards
  • 100 Comments made
  • 20011 Votes cast

Hi Erin, you're one of my favourite designers! Love your style. Truly creative and fresh. Always looking forward to see your work on minted! x

frau brandt on May 12 2018
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 12 Awards
  • 1871 Comments made
  • 8605 Votes cast

Thanks for the like on my "Winter birds". I love your Christmas cards, especially "Celebrate our faves" and "Bundting".

Lori Wemple on May 11 2018
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
  • 426 Awards
  • 4747 Comments made
  • 11650 Votes cast

Thank you so much for the kind comment Erin, it means so much to me! Your work is always amazing! I love it all! :) x

Paula Pecevich on May 09 2018
Paula Pecevich
  • Minted Sep 13, 2016
  • 15 Awards
  • 352 Comments made
  • 12193 Votes cast

Thanks Erin for your nice comment on my "Color Chips" design. Coming from a seasoned Mintie it really means a lot! Best of luck to you with all your always gorgeous designs! Paula

Kate Ross on May 08 2018
Kate Ross
  • Minted May 6, 2013
  • 47 Awards
  • 1883 Comments made
  • 33780 Votes cast

Erin, thank you for you making my day. I appreciate the boost! Your work is always amazing. Cheers and best of luck with all your wonderful pieces. Cheers!

Jan Shepherd on Apr 26 2018
Jan Shepherd
  • Minted Jul 5, 2014
  • 8 Awards
  • 2321 Comments made
  • 8625 Votes cast

Thanks Erin - I needed to hear that from an expert! I am going to declutter right now :)

Jackie Crawford on Apr 24 2018
Jackie Crawford
  • Minted Nov 10, 2011
  • 42 Awards
  • 1239 Comments made
  • 10017 Votes cast

hahaha, glad you liked it! Just trying to design for my own family, because #reality

frau brandt on Mar 20 2018
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 12 Awards
  • 1871 Comments made
  • 8605 Votes cast

Thank you, Erin, for the like on ”Boy or Girl". This was so last minute and so it is extra special, that someone likes it. I think I do not need to mention, that I adore your designs.

Carrie ONeal on Mar 06 2018
Carrie ONeal
  • Minted Jan 17, 2010
  • 230 Awards
  • 1734 Comments made
  • 20045 Votes cast

Hi Erin! Thank you so much for your kind comment about my "Mother's Voice" greeting card entry. I've been geeking out for days that YOU left ME a comment like that. I'm a huge fan of yours!!! Your work is absolutely stunning, so you kind words mean so so much! THANK YOU!

Mansi on Feb 09 2018
Mansi
  • Minted Feb 10, 2012
  • 60 Awards
  • 1830 Comments made
  • 8461 Votes cast

Hi Erin, Thanks so much for your Like and comment. Truly means a lot coming from you! Really love all your work, so thank you again! Best of luck in the challenges :)

Ekko Studio on Feb 07 2018
Ekko Studio
  • Minted Oct 8, 2015
  • 12 Awards
  • 6 Comments made
  • 3041 Votes cast

Thanks for the positive comment on my “Christmastime in the City” submission! It really means a lot coming from such an amazing designer... seriously I love your work! This challenge has been so fun :)

Dawn Jasper on Feb 06 2018
Dawn Jasper
  • Minted Jan 16, 2010
  • 51 Awards
  • 7958 Comments made
  • 149857 Votes cast

Thanks so much for the love on my through the woods pattern!!! I can't believe this challenge is so crazy short - but apparently sleep deprivation is working in my favor lol. Your entries are also gorgeous! I'm such a huge fan of all your work :)

Benita Crandall on Jan 25 2018
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
  • 12 Awards
  • 778 Comments made
  • 11517 Votes cast

Thank you so much erin for the like of my design "Sweetness'! I love your designs and your beautiful illustrations!

Mariecor Agravante on Sep 26 2017
Mariecor Agravante
  • Minted Jun 7, 2015
  • 2 Awards
  • 712 Comments made
  • 53908 Votes cast

Congratulations, Erin, on your win with Partridge In A Pear Tree :)

Ashton Rynearson on Aug 10 2017
Ashton Rynearson
  • Minted Feb 17, 2017
  • 47 Comments made
  • 2231 Votes cast

I'm just getting started in the community and curious how you digitize your illustrations? That is the most frustrating part for me right now! Thanks!!

frau brandt on Aug 10 2017
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 12 Awards
  • 1871 Comments made
  • 8605 Votes cast

Oh, and thank you for the comment. I felt, that something is missing. Thanks for your input! It really helps.

frau brandt on Aug 10 2017
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 12 Awards
  • 1871 Comments made
  • 8605 Votes cast

Thank you Erin, for the like on my "Sweet holiday party". I am always inspired by your designs. Love your pattern designs.

Genna Cowsert on Jun 22 2017
Genna Cowsert
  • Minted Feb 23, 2013
  • 114 Awards
  • 905 Comments made
  • 10812 Votes cast

I admire YOUR work so much! I want to be you when I grow up. I love your style! Thanks for the kind words and best of luck to you as well!

Marsha Gray Carrington on May 08 2017
Marsha Gray Carrington
  • Minted May 1, 2015
  • 3 Awards
  • 199 Comments made
  • 3904 Votes cast

Thanks for your Like Erin! Nice patterns!

Nazia Hyder on Apr 26 2017
Nazia Hyder
  • Minted May 8, 2012
  • 63 Awards
  • 6023 Comments made
  • 10840 Votes cast

Thank you so much Erin for the lovely words on Holiday Confetti. I greatly appreciate it <3 Love your beautiful work as always. Will definitely make Alizeh the lovely comments,shes in bed now. :) <3

Nazia Hyder on Feb 26 2017
Nazia Hyder
  • Minted May 8, 2012
  • 63 Awards
  • 6023 Comments made
  • 10840 Votes cast

Wow! It's just amazing to hear/read wonderful words being said by your favorites and you are one of them! When I grow up I want to be a like you along with all the other talented Minties! <3 <3 <3 Thankyou my friend, you're an inspiration!

Mansi on Feb 24 2017
Mansi
  • Minted Feb 10, 2012
  • 60 Awards
  • 1830 Comments made
  • 8461 Votes cast

Hi Erin, Thanks so much for your Likes on my work! Your work and illustrations are breath taking! Beautiful entries... Best of Luck!

Ella Weaver on Feb 23 2017
Ella Weaver
  • Minted Apr 4, 2013
  • 12 Awards
  • 1420 Comments made
  • 12826 Votes cast

Just want to say that I am seriously in love with everything you've done lately. You have been on a roll. So impressed!

Julie Hebert on Feb 23 2017
Julie Hebert
  • Minted Dec 15, 2014
  • 8 Awards
  • 487 Comments made
  • 15278 Votes cast

Thank you for the like on my "Rose et Bebe" invite Erin. I love your illustrations.

Fraser Lane on Feb 21 2017
Fraser Lane
  • Minted Nov 28, 2012
  • 6 Awards
  • 126 Comments made
  • 10011 Votes cast

Hi Erin, thanks so much for the like! I really appreciate it. Your floral designs are beautiful. Love your work.

Susan Moyal on Feb 20 2017
Susan Moyal
  • Minted Jan 18, 2014
  • 174 Awards
  • 2330 Comments made
  • 18542 Votes cast

Hi Erin thank you so much for your comment!! You totally just made my day:) I have loved your work since I first discovered Minted...every single beautiful piece you create!!

Kamala Nahas on Jan 26 2017
Kamala Nahas
  • Minted Oct 30, 2011
  • 75 Awards
  • 1615 Comments made
  • 51919 Votes cast

Thanks for the likes on my photos for WE. Good luck in the challenges!

Laura Rodil on Jan 25 2017
Laura Rodil
  • Minted Sep 16, 2015
  • 6 Awards
  • 106 Comments made
  • 3918 Votes cast

Hi Erin! Thanks for the like on my Purple Red agate. I appreciate the feedback. I love your work!

Sarah Johnson on Sep 06 2016
Sarah Johnson
  • Minted Aug 27, 2011
  • 3 Awards
  • 291 Comments made
  • 10894 Votes cast

Hi Erin! Thanks so much for the likes on my notebook entries. I appreciate it very much! I love all of your recent entries, especially the gift wrap patterns. Best wishes for many picks :)

frances on Sep 06 2016
frances
  • Minted Nov 28, 2013
  • 17 Awards
  • 221 Comments made
  • 42516 Votes cast

hi erin! thank you so much for the like. so loving your work! best of luck in the challenges!

Melissa Casey on Sep 03 2016
Melissa Casey
  • Minted Nov 24, 2012
  • 57 Awards
  • 2750 Comments made
  • 28479 Votes cast

Hey Erin! Thanks for taking the time to like my Oak Leaves wrapping paper print! Good luck to you in these challenges!

Faith Dorn on Aug 29 2016
Faith Dorn
  • Minted Jan 19, 2014
  • 16 Awards
  • 915 Comments made
  • 19914 Votes cast

Thank you for the like, Erin.

frau brandt on Aug 29 2016
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 12 Awards
  • 1871 Comments made
  • 8605 Votes cast

Thank you, Erin for your like on my „delicate leaves". Very encouraging. You have wonderful designs.

chocomocacino on Jun 02 2016
chocomocacino
  • Minted Feb 23, 2010
  • 281 Awards
  • 3228 Comments made
  • 37627 Votes cast

Thank you so much for your comment Erin, It made my day coming from you =)

Susan Moyal on May 29 2016
Susan Moyal
  • Minted Jan 18, 2014
  • 174 Awards
  • 2330 Comments made
  • 18542 Votes cast

Hi Erin thank you so much for the like! I love your beautiful work and your insta feed is one of my absolute favorites!

Makewells on Nov 19 2015
Makewells
  • Minted Jan 26, 2012
  • 70 Awards
  • 742 Comments made
  • 15653 Votes cast

I love your wedding submissions Erin! So unique!

chocomocacino on Sep 01 2015
chocomocacino
  • Minted Feb 23, 2010
  • 281 Awards
  • 3228 Comments made
  • 37627 Votes cast

Hi Erin, I bumped into a pin of your web on pinterest. Your website and work are insanely awesome!!! You have a new fan now! =D

Moglea on Aug 06 2015
Moglea
  • Minted Oct 6, 2009
  • 83 Awards
  • 1218 Comments made
  • 7376 Votes cast

LOVE your stuff!!!

Nazia Hyder on Apr 18 2015
Nazia Hyder
  • Minted May 8, 2012
  • 63 Awards
  • 6023 Comments made
  • 10840 Votes cast

Hey Erin, I already started working on a design,somewhat similar to the ugly sweater concept of yours & just through the end I realized ( only when I got your than you message e-mail ) you already submitted that design. Just wanted to check with you if its OK with you if I submitted my design, if you want I could also share it with you on FB or private message :) Thanks!

Chris Griffith on Apr 09 2015
Chris Griffith
  • Minted Aug 27, 2011
  • 138 Awards
  • 5211 Comments made
  • 41567 Votes cast

Big congrats Erin on this beautiful fabric "red fancy fish" and all your wins!!!!

Erin Niehenke on Mar 28 2015
Erin Niehenke
  • Minted Oct 30, 2012
  • 44 Awards
  • 832 Comments made
  • 6666 Votes cast

Hi Erin! I noticed you had a new year card submission that was non-photo. I might be wrong, but isn't this challenge only for photo designs? I'd hate to see you miss out - I love your lettering on "2016"!

Lori Wemple on Mar 12 2015
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
  • 426 Awards
  • 4747 Comments made
  • 11650 Votes cast

I'm your biggest fan!!! <3 all your entries!

Grace Kreinbrink on Jan 13 2015
Grace Kreinbrink
  • Minted Sep 22, 2013
  • 222 Awards
  • 323 Comments made
  • 7099 Votes cast

Your fabric submissions are beautiful!

Shari Margolin on Oct 23 2014
Shari Margolin
  • Minted Nov 28, 2010
  • 112 Awards
  • 1470 Comments made
  • 17209 Votes cast

Thanks Erin! Hope to see you around soon too!!

Leah Bisch on Oct 02 2014
Leah Bisch
  • Minted Mar 4, 2014
  • 194 Awards
  • 1004 Comments made
  • 5423 Votes cast

Hi Erin, Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my Spaghetti Soiree entry! I really love your illustration style and wish you continued success on your minted entries! :)

Nazia Hyder on Sep 29 2014
Nazia Hyder
  • Minted May 8, 2012
  • 63 Awards
  • 6023 Comments made
  • 10840 Votes cast

Hi,Erin, thankyou for your sweet comment on my VDay Party entry in the current challenge. I'm not quite sure,do you want me to go bigger on the font size,since I checked & the font is centered. Thanks!

Andi Pahl on Sep 23 2014
Andi Pahl
  • Minted Aug 25, 2011
  • 15 Awards
  • 131 Comments made
  • 14833 Votes cast

Thank you for your comment! I've never been in the top 15 before. I'm a fan of your work and can't wait to see what you come up with in future challenges : )

Lori Wemple on Sep 22 2014
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
  • 426 Awards
  • 4747 Comments made
  • 11650 Votes cast

aw thank you Erin, that means a lot to me -- art prints have never been my forte... trying to break out of my comfort zone ;) I can't to buy some of your leaves and berries fabric!! it is STUNNING! xx

Oma N. Ramkhelawan on Sep 19 2014
Oma N. Ramkhelawan
  • Minted Mar 26, 2011
  • 197 Awards
  • 4666 Comments made
  • 45950 Votes cast

Huge congrats on your 1st Place win in the fabric Challenge! Absolutely gorgeous design!

Phrosne Ras on Jun 13 2014
Phrosne Ras
  • Minted Jul 11, 2012
  • 347 Awards
  • 5674 Comments made
  • 16509 Votes cast

Oh, wow - thank you Erin! such a lovely compliment i really appreciate it. :)