2016 New Year’s Card Challenge: Special Prize Winners

We’re happy to announce the Special Prize winners of the The 2016 Cheers to a New Year! New Year Photo Card Challenge! Each year, more customers choose to send a New Year’s card to their loved ones to spread the holiday cheer in a festive way. We asked the Minted community to create fresh designs in celebration of the 2017 New Year ahead.

New Year, New Look Award

For the most unconventional, unique design in the challenge that you wouldn’t find on any other site.
Fireworks Frame by Iron Range Artery

Multi-Photo Award

For the best design that showcases multiple photos.
Staggered by Sara Hicks Malone

“2017” Award

For the best way of displaying the numbers “2017”.
A Bold New Year by fatfatin

Home is Where the Heart is Award

For the best design that showcases a specific state or location and could be used as a holiday card and/or moving announcement.
State of the Year by Sarah Brown

Funniest Award

For the best clever, witty or funny card.
Same Resolutions by Amy Payne

Copywriter Award

For the card that uses clever wording to reinvent the typical New Year’s greeting (e.g. not “Cheers” or “Happy New Years”).
Sunshine by Olivia Raufman

Classic Elegance Award

For the most elegant, timeless New Year’s design that will appeal to more traditional customers.
Elegant New Year by Amy Payne

Dress Up Your Envelope Award

This award is for the most creative envelope design that adds something extra special to the card.
naturally by Shannon

Festive Full-Bleed Award

For the best full-bleed photo card.
Modern Cheers by Kimberly FitzSimons

New Beginnings Award

For the best design that celebrates what’s new and exciting in someone’s life – whether they’re newly married or have a new baby, home or pet.
All Is New by Oscar & Emma

Get in Shape Award

For the design that best showcases one of Minted’s die-cut shapes in an original way.
bloom by Elly

Curvilinear Award

For the best design that puts a name on a curvilinear path.
Branched Border by Kelly Schmidt

Newbie Award

For the best design from a first-time entrant.
Party Banner by Julee London

Congratulations, winners!

  1. Really love these designs! They’re so inspirational for new year and christmas cards. My favourite has to be the Reynolds one, a beautiful family photo 🙂 thank you so much for sharing these.