Inspire your space with Minted on Pinterest

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winner, Jen Sutton, who created a board full of dreamy color palettes and modern seaside décor we’d love for our own room makeover. Congratulations Jen!

Inspire your interior space with Minted and Sherwin-Williams.  To celebrate the launch of our new Art Styling Services, Minted has partnered with Sherwin-Williams to offer one lucky winner over $1K in prizes towards redecorating your home. Pick one room in your home to redecorate, design a beautifully mood board on Pinterest, and we’ll select one winner to receive $1000 in Minted credit + Styling Services and up to 5g’s of paint from Sherwin-Williams. CONTEST EXTENDED TO 8/10!

Get all the entry details after the jump…


How to Build Your Creative Brand on Instagram

The current social media landscape exists in an attention-deficit economy. Since the advent of social media networking, the one-time novice user has matured into a seasoned consumer, fine-tuning their preferences according to only the most pertinent themes relevant to their universe. Nowadays, brands (and artists) looking to capture attention must also fine-tune their messaging with their own unique creative spin, topped with promotional tactics that support the social ecosystem.

How do you, as an artist and small-business owner, keep up? Simply put, the more perspective and visual cohesion you create through your social channels, the more value you’ll provide for your community, and the more you’ll succeed in marketing your brand.

Here are three steps to setting up a successful Instagram strategy…


Pin your Dream Wedding with Minted for $1,000 in Prizes

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winner, Ellen Gee, who created a lovely Mint themed board to inspire her Dream Minted Wedding. Thank you all for entering your Pinterest inspiration boards and stay tuned for more Minted Weddings giveaways coming this Spring.

OFFICIAL RULES: Minted Dream Wedding Pinterest Rules


Enter the Minted Dream Wedding Pinterest Contest in 4 easy steps:

1.         Follow @Minted on Pinterest for your ultimate dream wedding inspiration.

2.         Create your own Pinterest board, titled “My Minted Dream Wedding”.

3.         Visit the Minted Dream Wedding board to pin at least 10 Minted Wedding items you’d love to include in your vision of a dream wedding, including the official Minted Dream Wedding Pin

4.         Confirm your entry by email with a link to your board

By entering your board you agree to receive marketing emails from, which you may unsubscribe from at any time.  

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Adorable Real-Life Wedding-Proposal Stories

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’ve gathered some of the most romantic wedding-proposal stories we’ve heard, all shared to us by our wonderful Minted customers. So, get ready for some serious “Awwws” because whether you’re close to getting engaged yourself or nowhere near walking down the aisle, you’ll love reading about strangers falling in love and how their happily-ever-afters began.

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Conversation Hearts Valentine’s Day Party for Kids

Roses are red, violets are blue, we LOVE this Valentine party and hope you do too!

Valentine’s Day is one of Happy Wish Company‘s favorite holidays and when we saw Minted’s adorable Conversation Heart Valentine Party Décor and coordinating invitation, we just knew it was begging for a celebration.

The peach, light pink, dark pink and white color scheme is such a sweet twist on the traditional red and white, and gives this party a fresh, creamsicle-like feel.


Contest: Minted Holiday “Pin Your Gift List” ($1,000 Prize)

12/11/15 UPDATE: Congratulations to Amber Barkley, the winner of Minted’s Gift List giveaway!


The holidays are Minted’s favorite time of year, so let us help you celebrate the season and make your holiday shopping a little easier with a $1,000 Minted gift card. To enter our giveaway, all you need to do is recreate your #MintedHoliday Gift List on Pinterest.

How to Enter:

1. Follow @Minted on Pinterest for lots of creative holiday gift ideas and inspiration.

2. Create your own Pinterest board titled “My Minted Holiday Gift List.”

3. Pin at least 10 Minted items you’d love to give your loved ones (or yourself!), including the official Minted Holiday Gift List pin.

4. Confirm your entry by emailing with a link to your board.

This contest ends on Sunday, December 6, 2015. We’ll announce the winner with a special pin on the “Minted Holiday Gift List” Pinterest board by December 9. Official contest rules are hereMerry Pinning!




Minted #NotSoSecretSanta Giveaway

Ho-ho-ho! Minted is hosting a #NotSoSecretSanta Event! We’re celebrating the launch of our new 2015 holiday collection by gifting six lucky participants a series of $200 gift certificates towards their Minted holiday card purchases.

Every other day, Minted will feature a new holiday card product on our Facebook page with the #NotSoSecretSanta hashtag to signal a fun new giveaway. To join the giveaway, participants will be asked to visit any one of the following holiday product categories to share a comment on the Facebook post with a link to their favorite holiday card design from Minted’s community of independent artists:

Each #NotSoSecretSanta giveaway will be open for 48-hours only. Winners will be selected through a random draw and announced in the comments section of the Facebook post. Participants may enter on multiple posts, but will only be selected for one winning draw. Prize cannot be combined with any additional promotional offers and valid for 1-time Minted Holiday card purchases only.

Head to Minted’s Facebook page now to enter. Good luck!


Contest: $1,000 from Minted and Schoolhouse Electric

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winner – Kelly Witmer!

Just moved into a new place? Or maybe you’re ready to refresh your wall space? Either way, we’ve got something just for you! Minted partnered with one of our favorite home brands Schoolhouse Electric for this $1,000 giveaway. To enter, show us what your dream wall would look like! Hop onto Pinterest and start pinning your favorite pieces from Minted and Schoolhouse Electric that you’d use to create your dream wall. Keep reading for the full contest details

How to Enter:

1. Follow @Minted and @SchoolHouse on Pinterest for some serious wall inspiration.

2. Create your own board titled “Minted + Schoolhouse Electric – My Dream Wall.”

3. Pin 5-10 images of Minted art and Schoolhouse Electric lighting onto your board to show how you envision your dream wall.

We’ll announce the winner with a special pin on the “Minted + Schoolhouse Electric – My Dream Wall” board. This contest begins October 26th, and ends on November 2, 2015, so get pinning! Good luck!

Click here for the official rules for this contest.


Minted Pinterest Contest Rules

OFFICIAL RULES: Minted Gift Lift Pinterest Rules

1. PROMOTION PERIOD:  The Contest begins at 12:00:00 a.m. PST on 11/21/2015 (“Start Date”) and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PST on 12/06/2015. (“End Date”).

2. ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to residents of the continental United States of America or the District of Columbia, who are 18 years old or older at time of entry.  Entrants will need to have an account on and in order to participate in the contest.  The Winner of the Minted Gift List will be published on the Minted Gift List Board, upon which they will have 48 hours to contact to claim their prize. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

3. SPONSOR: The sponsor of the Contest is

Minted, 747 Front Street, San Francisco, California, 94111



How to Enter:

1.         Follow @Minted on Pinterest for your creative Holiday gifting inspiration.

2.         Create your own Pinterest board, titled “My Minted Holiday Gift List”.

3.         Pin at least 10 Minted Holiday items you’d love to gift your loved one’s (or yourself), including the official Minted Holiday Pin.

4..         Confirm your entry by email with a link to your board. 

Multiple entries are encouraged, however only one entry per entrant will be chosen as a finalist.

Entries and Likes made on another’s behalf by any other individuals or any other entity, including but not limited to commercial contest/Contest subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.

Entries and Likes that do not meet the Pin specifications, or description specifications, or otherwise do not comply with the Official Rules herein may be disqualified. Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void.  No Pin may be obscene, pornographic, violent, or offensive in any manner, or in any other way not suitable to be published.   Sponsor will determine in its sole discretion, what constitutes a valid entry.


5. WINNER SELECTION: After contest deadline, all entrants that have submitted their Pinterest boards via email will be entered into a random draw for the prize. Winner will be announced via Minted My Gift List Pinterest Board.

6. ODDS:  The odds depend on the total number of entries and then total number of likes each finalist receives.

7. PRIZES: Minted will award a $1000 credit. All other incidental expenses not mentioned herein are the responsibility of the potential prize winner.  Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent substitutions as necessary, due to circumstances not under its control.

8.  TAX OBLIGATIONS:  Winners are responsible for reporting and paying any and all income, sales or excise taxes that may apply to accepting prizes; Minted is not responsible for and will not pay any such taxes.  Winners will be required to complete a W-9 Tax Payers form request for Identification.

9. NOTICE TO WINNER: Attempts to notify potential winners will be made via the Pinterest board. Minted is not responsible for e-mail, telephone or other communication problems of any kind. If a potential winner does not respond within forty-eight hours of the first notification attempt (or such shorter time as exigencies may require), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected.

10. VERIFICATION OF WINNERS: Potential winners may be required to execute a Submission license or assignment, affidavit of eligibility, liability release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a publicity release. If any potential winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within seven (7) days of prize notification (or such shorter time as exigencies may require), the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

11. PUBLICITY:  Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for Minted to use such winner’s name, and address (city and state) for advertising or publicity purposes, worldwide, and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation.


13. LIABILITY  RELEASE By entering, all participants and/or entrants release the Sponsor from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant’s participation and/or entry in the Contest and/or his/her receipt or use of the Prize awarded in this Contest.

14. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES; INDEMNIFICATION: Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Contest Entities harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the covenants, representations and warranties of entrant hereunder.

15. PLAY FAIR.  Minted reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify from the Contest, and ban from any future promotions, any person it believes to have intentionally violated these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or to have tampered with any element of the Contest without notice to the disqualified or banned person.  Minted reserves the right to suspend or cancel the Contest or modify these Official Rules as necessary for any reason or as required by applicable law.

16. CALIFORNIA RULES.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants and Minted in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules or provisions. Any legal claims arising out of or relating to the Contest or these Official Rules must be brought in the federal or state courts located in San Francisco, California.


(A) TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES and by all applicable laws and all decisions of Minted and the individual judges which shall be binding and final;


18.  LIABILITY. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Pinterest. All entries submitted are the property of the Sponsor.

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Giveaway: Win $1,000 for Your Wedding!

Did you know that Minted just came out with wedding websites? Yep! The wedding invitations you know and love are now available with stylish website designs to match. So, instead of struggling to build a site from scratch, you can choose one of our beautiful, easy-to-navigate templates, then quickly upload photos and wedding details to loop in your guests, in no time flat.

To celebrate our new wedding offering, we’ve partnered with one our fave blogs Wedding Chicks and are giving away $1,000 in Minted Weddings credit to one lucky bride-to-be! The contest concludes on September 27, 2015; you can enter to win on our Instagram. Good luck!