Crazy in Love Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitation Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Crazy in Love Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitation Challenge! This year, we were excited to debut 5 new foil textures during our foil-pressed wedding challenge: Black, Bronze, Ice Blue, Pure White, and Iridescent Pearl. We looked for a wide range of styles in this challenge that would appeal to our customers’ diverse tastes, and were blown away by the submissions using our existing foil types as well as our new foil types.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


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

$2,500, a dedicated Minted Marketing email, and guaranteed placement on the first page of the Minted Wedding Invitation Category for at least eight weeks

Banded Arch by Baumbirdy

Runners-up: Romantic Waves by Angela Garrick and Starburst by Alethea and Ruth

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Walls that Wow: Minted x Pottery Barn Kids x PBteen Round 3 Art Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Walls that Wow: Minted x Pottery Barn Kids x PBteen Round 3 Art Challenge!

In this Challenge, artists helped us celebrate our third year of a successful partnership with Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen with a new unique collection of art that wows art shoppers. In addition to sharing Minted’s commitment to quality, Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen are two of the largest and most established retailers in the children and teen home decor markets

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Walls that Wow: Minted x Pottery Barn Kids x PBteen Round 3 Art Challenge

Boy’s Room Award
For the best piece of art for a boy aged 3-6. Think of broadly popular themes that boys you know love – for example, sports, vehicles and transportation, space, and animals!

$500 and a gift card to Pottery Barn Kids ($250 value)

Space Voyage by Robert and Stella

Runners-up: Two Liter Ship by Elliot StokesTo the Stars by Kamala Nahas, and Sky Bird ~ 4 by Janet Cruz


Nursery Award
For the most unique, stand out piece of art for a nursery (gender-neutral nursery themes and colors welcomed). Get beyond the traditional and think of a modern, fresh, unique approach to the nursery.

$500 and a Minted wall mural of your choice (up to $1,225 value)

Sundown by Sadie Holden

Runners-up: Natural Rainbow by Made by AlyxDear Dala by Alicia Youngken, and Little Moon by Nancy Noreth


Off to College Award

For the best piece of art for a dorm room that pushes the boundaries of our teen art assortment.

$500 and a gift card to PBteen ($250 value)

Monstera Abstract by Vine and Thistle

Runners-up: Desert Horizon 2 by Jamie LollbackTropical Banana Leaf Print by Wilder California, and Desert Valley by Kaitlin Rebesco


Bold & Graphic Award

For the most unique piece of graphic work that will make a statement in a room
(for any age group).

$400

Sherbert Rainbow by Lise Gulassa

Runners-up: oval totems by tina johnsonRetro Summer by Kisco Print Shop, and Charming Snake by Inkblot Design


Family Space Award

For the most creative piece of art that was designed to be hung in a shared space.

$400

Love Wins by Little Miss Missy

Runner-up: Home Sweet Home by Ariel Rutland


Girl’s Room Award

For the best piece of art a girl aged 3-6 would love.

$300

The Happiest Flowers by Kristian Gallagher

Runner-up: Dancing with colors by Yaling Hou Suzuki


Teen Photography Award

For the piece of photography that best fits into a teen room theme.

$300

X Marks the Spot by Pockets of Film

Runners-up: Surf by Stephanie ShermanPink Sun by Kimberly Young, and Valley Motel by Elky Ink


Typography Award

For the best piece of art using a clever quote or incorporating words (to resonate with a child, teen, or family).

$300 and a $100 gift certificate to B&H or Blick

Be brave cosmic by Irina Nosova


Runners-up: Yay for you by Lea DelaverisOh Happy Day! by Rachel Roe, and Braver Stronger Smarter by Laura Bolter Design


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

Congratulations, Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa!


Published June 27, 2019

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5 Minted Artists announced winners at the 30th annual LOUIE awards

The LOUIE Awards. Photo by The Greeting Card Association. 

Written by Julie Black

In Brooklyn, New York, four Minted designs were selected as winners in the Greeting Card Association’s esteemed LOUIE Awards. The 30th annual awards ceremony took place in on May 19 to honor “the best cards of the year”.

Four Minted designers and one copywriter received top honors at this prestigious event. Olivia Herrick Designs’ “Birthday Tacos”, Julie Murray’s “Bride to Be”, and Lori Wemple’s “Woodland” also reached the final round. View the finalists.

For the first time, a Minted copywriter was nominated for and received a LOUIE award

Take a peek at the winners and their amazing work.

 

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Minted Artists in the Press June 2019

Congratulations to Minted artists who are featured in Women’s Health, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, HGTV Magazine, and People Magazine. Join the fun of spotting Minted artists in the press by uploading PR clips on your social media with the hashtag #mintiespotting.

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Women’s Health (June 2019) “How to Survive 52 Weeks of Weddings” featuring Save the Dates: “Modernized” by Paper Dahlia, “Romantic Evening” by Sumak Studio, “Disco” by The Carillos, “All of Me” by Brooke Chandler, “Vintage Romance” by Nazia Hyder, “Eliza” by Yao Cheng Design, and “The Exclamation” by Yours Madly.


Real Simple Magazine (May 2019) “What We Love” featuring “Surf’s Up” Children’s Apron Set by Shirely Lin Schnedier and “Kaledioscope No.1” Adult Apron by Hooray Creative.

Good Housekeeping (June 2019) “Statement Prints” featuring “Batik Forest” Wall Mural by Karen Kaul.


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The Places They’ll Go Graduation Challenges : Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our The Places They’ll Go Non-Foil Graduation Challenge and The Places They’ll Go Foil-Pressed Graduation Challenge!

Students and their families come to Minted to look for the perfect Graduation announcement or party invitation to celebrate this major milestone. We looked to you, our talented Minted community, to help us offer graduates the freshest, most original designs available anywhere. We were primarily seeking graduation announcements for high school, college, or graduate school students, but also added some graduation party invitations to our assortment.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


The Places They’ll Go Non-Foil Graduation Challenge

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.
$1,000 + a $50 gift card to BLICK

Sketched Leaves by Morgan Kendall

Runners-up: Classic Foliage by Grae Sales, Flourish by Erin L. Wilson, and Featuring by Creo Study

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