submit a design, our fans vote, and we sell the winners.

Let it Snow! Holiday + New Year's Photo Card Challenge

Challenge Deadline: May 13, 2014 10:00 AM PDT

Let it Snow! Holiday + New Year's Photo Card Challenge

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… the much-anticipated annual Minted Holiday Challenge is here! Families come to Minted from all over the world for the freshest, most unique holiday photo cards on the market. We’re asking you, the Minted Community, to create original, modern cards that showcase a customer’s photo(s). There are no restrictions; we encourage you to be creative, take risks, and design cards that you and your friends would be excited to send out.

This year, we’re including New Year’s in this challenge! New Year’s cards are becoming more and more popular every year, so please help customers ring in 2015 with the freshest designs.

Click “submit a design” to learn more.

1st Place: $8,000, 2nd Place: $4,000, 3rd Place: $2,000, 4th – 10th Place: $1,000, 11th – 20th Place: $500, 21st – 40th Place: $150

1st-3rd place will also win a trip to San Francisco to be a Minted VIP guest. Special Awards: $250-$1,200 each. Editor's Picks: $150 each. All winning designs will receive 6% commission on top of the cash prize. Click the green "submit a design" button for more information.

Eye of the Beholder Art Challenge

Challenge Deadline: April 21, 2014 10:00 AM PDT

Eye of the Beholder Art Challenge

We are so excited about the incredible talent of the community exhibited in the recent Minted art challenges that we want to keep the creativity flowing and encourage you to keep taking risks. We’re asking you, the Minted Community, to submit innovative works of art to continue to grow our assortment and help us be the best marketplace for independent artists. We also extend a big welcome to any new artists in the community. There are no design restrictions in this challenge, and we accept all mediums reproducible on paper. Please note that we are not seeking customizable art or children’s art in this challenge, we will be running a separate challenge for kids’ art soon.

1st Place: $1000, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd Place: $250, 4th – 15th Place: $100

Special Awards: $200-$400 each. Editor's Picks: $100 each. All winning designs will receive an 8% commission on top of the cash prize. Click the green "submit a design" button for more information.

Upcoming Challenges

ChallengeStartsDeadlinePrizeCal
Eye of the Beholder Art ChallengeMar 11Apr 21
Let it Snow! Holiday + New Year's Photo Card ChallengeApr 1May 13
Best of the Best Voting Event 2013Apr 16May 5
Non-Photo Holiday Card ChallengeMay 13Jun 5
Corporate Holiday Card ChallengeMay 13Jun 5

Upcoming Events

EventLocationDateTimeCal
Office HoursMinted ForumApr 1812:00 PM
San Francisco MeetupSan Francisco, CAApr 237:00 PM
National Stationery ShowJavits Center, NYCMay 1810:00 AM
Denver Mintie MeetupDenver, COJun 22:30 PM

Are you up for the challenge?

At Minted, all that matters is good design. Our professional design challenges rely on the wisdom of the crowd - designers, customers, the Minted team, and fans - to vote for their favorite designs. In addition to cash prizes and a 6% commission on sales of their designs on Minted.com, our winners are promoted on blogs, in our ads, and in national magazines.