Simply Cannot Wait Non-Foil-Pressed Save The Date Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our 2019 Simply Cannot Wait Non-Foil-Pressed Save The Date Challenge! Many couples come to Minted in search of unique and beautiful designs to help reserve their wedding date and set the tone for their special day. We looked to our talented artist community to continue to push the boundaries of design for this memorable event.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Out of the Box Award

For the most design-forward, innovative Save The Date that you would only find at Minted

$1,000 and a guaranteed spot on the first page of the Minted Save the Date category for at least 4 weeks

Winner: layered by Erin Deegan

Runners Up: Love Ink by Liz Conley and Window by Danie Romrell


Original Artwork 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

$750

Winner: Bold Floral by Baumbirdy

Runners Up: Midnight Lake by Erin L. Wilson and wild berries by Snow and Ivy


Modern and Minimal Award

For the design that best embodies a restrained, simple, and clean design aesthetic that allows the photo to stand out

$350

Winner: book marked by Angela Garrick

Runners Up: rose-colored glasses by Sarah Curry, Modern Mood by Susan Brown, and Graceful by Owl and Toad


Elegant & Formal Award

For the design that best lays the groundwork for a sophisticated, classic wedding

$350

Winner: Curl by Kristen Smith

Runners Up: Serenade by Jennifer Postorino, Swoop by Everett Paper Goods, and Southern Charm by Beth Murphy


Perfect Match Award

For the most creative envelope design that adds something extra special to the Save the Date

$350

Winner: Gentile by Petra Kern

Runners Up: Painted Sea Glass by Susan Moyal, elegant ampersand by Lori Wemple, and Midnight Lake by Erin Wilson


Name in the Lights Award

For the design that best highlights the couple’s names in a unique or bold way

$350

Winner: Oversized by Mere Paper

Runner Up: split by Erin Deegan, Signature names by Stacey Meacham, and and you by Sara Hicks Malone


Date in the Lights Award

For the design that best highlights the couple’s wedding date in a unique or bold way

$350

Winner: Big Bold by Pixel and Hank

Runners Up: Lucky Date by Simona Camp, Classic Date by Shirley Lin Schneider, and Bold Simplicity by Laura Bolter Design


Multi-Photo Award

For the best design that utilizes multiple photos

$300 and a Minted More membership

Winner: Flipped by peony papeterie

Runners Up: Modern Day by Lauren Chism, highlight photo by Erin Deegan, and sweet thing by Laura Hamm


Non-Photo Award

For the best non-photo design

$300

Winner: Our Adventure by Elly

Runners Up: Sand Shapes by Inkblot Design, desertscape by Susan Asbill, and float by Robin Ott


Original Copy Award

For the most inventive and unique copy that shows an alternative way to say “Save the Date”

$250

Winner: Love is… by Hudson Meet Rose

Runners Up: Starry-Eyed by Laura Bolter Design, We’ve Decided by Paper Raven Co., and we are meant to be by Leah Ragain


Curvilinear Award

For the best design that puts customizable text on a curvilinear path

$250

Winner: Sealed with a kiss by Hudson Meet Rose


First-Time Winner Award

For the best design from a designer winning for the first time

$250

Winner: boxed announcement by Penguin Creative

Runners Up: The Search is Over by Alice Carmen, Moodboard by Carmia Jordaan, and A love date by Sejal Banker


Critique Award

For providing helpful feedback to other artists during the Challenge

$150 for Art Supplies or Art Classes

Congratulations, Jill Means!

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