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

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

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

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

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.

Upcoming Challenges

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 16
Non-Photo Holiday Card ChallengeMay 13Jun 5
Corporate Holiday Card ChallengeMay 13Jun 5

Upcoming Events

San Francisco MeetupSan Francisco, CAApr 238:00 PM
Atlanta MeetupAtlanta, GAMay 711:30 AM
National Stationery ShowJavits Center, NYCMay 1810:00 AM
Denver 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, our winners are promoted on blogs, in our ads, and in national magazines.