We're always excited to welcome new designers. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie you'll find our community is the heart and soul of Minted.
The overview contains deadlines, prizes, photos to use, design templates, and submission rules.
Upload a design to enter the challenge. Create a username and password for your new design studio.
Upload a profile picture and write a bio about yourself, your design aesthetic, and your inspirations.
Comment on other designs and get suggestions from fellow designers. Edit as often as you like.
Rate design submissions on a scale of 1-5 and tell us what you think we should sell on Minted.com.
Win a cash prize and commission on all sales of your design.
Watch challenges develop in real time. See which designs are the 'most liked' right now, which have the most views, and who are our most helpful commenters.
Get to know us by reading, participating in, and even starting your own discussions in the forum about the challenges, design, or anything at all.
In addition to cash prizes for each challenge, Minted winners receive an ongoing 6% commission on all sales of their design.
Minted designs and designers have been featured on shows like The Today Show and The Early Show and in publications like Real Simple, Martha Stewart Weddings, and more.
Keep up to date with stories about challenge winners, DIY inspirations, party ideas, Meet-a-Mintie designer profiles, Mintie meet-ups, and more.
Share and promote your Minted submissions with badges for Facebook, Twitter, and your own website or blog.
Minted’s products reach consumers all over the world, helping designers build their independent brands.
Our printing quality is unmatched. Your design will be showcased on the thickest, most luxurious papers available.
Rachel of Alethea and Ruth started entering Minted challenges in September 2010. Inspired by florals, fashion, and her sister, Rachel jumped right in. She has since designed many challenge winners, including first place in our 2011 holiday challenge and a recent collection of wedding suites on Minted.com. Her advice for newbies? "Explore, take risks, and design things that you really love."