Sent With Love Valentine’s’ Day Challenges : Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Sent with Love Non-Foil Valentine’s Challenge and Sent with Love Foil-Pressed Valentine’s Day Challenge! We looked to you, our talented community of artists, to further push the boundaries of Valentine card design and bring a broad range of styles to our diverse customer base. These fresh, unique designs will surely inspire love at first sight.

Congratulations to all our winners!


Sent with Love Non-Foil Valentine’s Day Challenge

Out of the Box Award
For the most design-forward, innovative Save The Date that you would only find at Minted.

Big Painted Heart by Jackie Crawford

Runners-up: Love is in the Hair by Jessie Steury, tissue hearts by Carrie Moradi, and
Dot by Carolyn MacLaren


Sweet Shape Award
This award is for the Classroom Valentine or Valentine’s Day Photo Card that best uses one of Minted’s die-cut shapes.

Caterpillar by Kacey Kendrick Wagner

Runners-up: Over the Moon by Bonjour Berry, You’re GRRREAT by Pistols, and
Pizza my heart by Ana Peake


For the Boys Award
For the best Classroom Valentine design that boys would like to hand out.

You are Rad by Alethea and Ruth

Runners-up: Cool Snake by JeAnna Casper, Valentine Wheel by Baumbirdy, and Epic Valentine by Pixel and Hank


Funny Award
For the funniest Classroom Valentine design that is sure to make kids laugh out loud.

More than Tacos by Erin L. Wilson

Runners-up: Gnomie Love by Tennie and Co., Funny Valentine by Jennifer Lew, and
Heartie Har Har by Morgan Ramberg


Too Cool for School Award
For the best Classroom Valentine card for boys and girls ages 9-12 who think that they are too cool for Valentine’s day.

We Do This Every Year by Amy Payne

Runners-up: Valentine Floss Boss by Baumbirdy and Loading by Bethany Anderson


Originality Award
For the design that incorporates the best original drawing, illustration, or lettering that has been made specifically for this Challenge and not used before.

love stickers by Cass Loh

Runners-up: All the love by Vine and Thistle, Painted Hearts by Hooray Creative, and
Our Funny Valentine by Bethany Anderson


Not Too Late For Love Award
For the best Valentine Photo Card design that offers those customers who didn’t end up sending holiday cards a fun, creative way to send out belated greetings.

HO HO XO by Paula Pecevich

Runners-up: HOHOXO by Lori Wemple and Late Cheer Love This Year by Kaydi Bishop


Artful Activities Award
This award is for the Classroom Valentine design that best incorporates an activity that the recipient can engage in (such as games, puzzles, mazes and coloring activities).

Love sudoku by Gwen Bedat

Runners-up: Out of this World by Oma N. Ramkhelawan, Cupid Name by Bethany Anderson, and Colorful Valentine’s Day by Holly Whitcomb


Smile for the Camera Award
For the best Classroom Valentine design featuring a photo in an interesting way (think fun moveable elements).

Hippie Heart Day by Jessie Steury

Runners-up: Emojional by Creo Study, Photo Fun by Jessie Steury, and Be Mine by
Hudson Meet Rose


Spread the Love Award
For the best Classroom Valentine design featuring a photo in an interesting way (think fun moveable elements).

Cascading Hearts by Pixel and Hank

Runners-up: Heartfelt by Hooray Creative, Four by Ink and Letter, and Bold and Colorful by Mansi


Littlest Love Award
For the best Valentine Photo Card design that is also a birth or pregnancy announcement.

More Love by Ink and Letter

Runners-up: Little Valentine by Nicoletta Savod, simply loved by Baumbirdy, and heart confetti by Kanika Mathur


Curvilinear Award
The ability to customize text on a curved path is unique to Minted. This award is for the best design that puts a name or other customizable text on a curvilinear path.

For The Record by Robert and Stella

Runners-up: Fortune Cookie by Itsy Belle Studio, Hey Cutie by Ink and Letter, and You’re a peach by Catherine Culvenor


Newbie Award
For the best design from a designer winning for the first time.

XO card by Sarah Cohn

Runners-up: A Pawsome Valentine by Sovelle, Happy Valentines by Erricca DeGraffenreidt, and Live Laugh Love by Tündi Váradi


Matching Envelope Award
This award is for the most creative envelope styling for a Valentine Photo Card.

Heartfelt by Hooray Creative

Runners-up: Inked Frame by Mansi and Hugs and Kisses by Ink and Letter


Critique Award
For providing helpful critique to other artists in the challenge.

Congratulations, Lea Delaveris!


Sent with Love Foil-Pressed Valentine’s Day Challenge

Out of the Box Award
For the most design-forward, innovative Save The Date that you would only find at Minted.

lots of love by Sara Hicks Malone

Runners-up: Rad to the Bone by Joanna Griffin, Floral Crown by Nicoletta Savod, and
Talk Nerdy to Me by Hannah Saccone


Sweet Shape Award
This award is for the Classroom Valentine or Valentine’s Day Photo Card that best uses one of Minted’s die-cut shapes.

CHARM-ing by Carolyn MacLaren

Runners-up: Dig You by Lori Wemple and Peacock by Kacey Kendrick Wagner


You Shine, Valentine Award
For the Valentine Photo Card or Classroom Valentine that best uses foil elements in a way that is integral to the design itself with elements that truly shine in foil.

big floral xoxo by Anastasia Makarova

Runners-up: Turtley Friends by Stellax Creative, Gilded Love by Joanna Griffin, and Stardust by Jennifer Lew


Published January 11, 2019

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