Holiday Photo Card Challenge: 5th Place Winner

Each year Minted hosts our highly anticipated holiday photo card competition in search of the best and freshest holiday card designs. The results blew us away! Independent designers from all over the world stepped up to the challenge—we received an incredible 4,103 submissions from 481 artists. The votes have been tallied and the Top 50 winners have been chosen, see them all right here.

There is really nothing I love more than a fresh take on a full-bleed design! Leave it to the ever-amazing Kristen Smith to create just that. Kristen’s bold hand-lettered greeting will easily pop with almost any photo behind it and the swashes and swirls give it just the right amount of holiday cheer. As anyone here in the office can tell you, it was love at first sight when I saw this card, and I’m thrilled to see designers and customers love it as much as I do!

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Holiday Photo Card Challenge: 10th Place Winner

Each year Minted hosts our highly anticipated holiday photo card competition in search of the best and freshest holiday card designs. The results blew us away! Independent designers from all over the world stepped up to the challenge—we received an incredible 4,103 submissions from 481 artists. The votes have been tallied and the Top 50 winners have been chosen, see them all right here.

Kristy is definitely one of those cameleon designers who can really design in any style. This design is just lovely. Delicate and wintery, simple but with a very warm sentiment. The pastel color palette is beautiful, and I admire the clever way she made the inline text greeting stand out from the background by putting a subtle grey behind it. Well-played Kristy!

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Holiday Photo Card Challenge: 15th Place Winner

Each year Minted hosts our highly anticipated holiday photo card competition in search of the best and freshest holiday card designs. The results blew us away! Independent designers from all over the world stepped up to the challenge—we received an incredible 4,103 submissions from 481 artists. The votes have been tallied and the Top 50 winners have been chosen, see them all right here.

Some artists I know best by their signature florals or illustrations or style of lettering, but I can generally spot a Pistols design when I see wonderfully clever copy coupled with the most perfect combination of artwork and type to bring it to life. This card is no exception! The design is simple, yet playful, and an adorable way for a family to share that they received an extra special present for the holidays this year.

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Holiday Photo Card Challenge: 20th Place Winner

Each year Minted hosts our highly anticipated holiday photo card competition in search of the best and freshest holiday card designs. The results blew us away! Independent designers from all over the world stepped up to the challenge—we received an incredible 4,103 submissions from 481 artists. The votes have been tallied and the Top 50 winners have been chosen, see them all right here.

Merry Wish” by Lori Wemple

Is there anything Lori Wemple can’t do? Lori is well established as a master of designing with vibrant colors and rich textures – she even did a Minted Master Tutorial on it! But here, she proves that with just one color (and very possibly one hand tied behind her back), she can create a truly stunning holiday card. If I didn’t know how sweet she is, I might accuse her of being a show off! The elegant lettering, intricately fitted, flows together to make a perfect Christmas tree.

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