Forever More Quickfire Letterpress Wedding Invitation Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Forever More Quickfire Letterpress Wedding Invitation Challenge! Customers love letterpress for its luxurious texture, and we seek a broad range of styles for this assortment, from traditional and reinvented classic, to bold and modern, minimalist. We challenged our talented artist community, to show us your freshest take on this premium format.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Out of the Box Award

For the most unique, original take on a Letterpress Invitation that we’ve ever seen
$750

Winner: Art Deco by Four Wet Feet Studio

Runners Up: Elegantly Wasted by itsjensworld and Deco Impression by Genna Cowsert

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

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Simply Cannot Wait 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 community of artists 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
$1000 and a guaranteed spot on the first page of the Minted Save the Date category for at least 4 weeks

Winner: Tropical Bliss by Iveta Angelova

Runners Up: Ethereal Romance by Ana Sharpe and Rhythm by Yuliya Evseeva

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Deck Your Desk Personal Stationery & Notebooks Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Deck Your Desk Personal Stationery & Notebooks Challenge! Throughout the year, Minted customers look for gifts for everyone on their list for a variety of occasions. Personal stationery, notebooks, day planners, and address books are the perfect presents for recipients of all ages AND as a treat for oneself. We looked to our talented artist community to bring fresh and fun ideas to these gifts to excite and inspire our shoppers this holiday season and beyond.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Out of the Box Award

For the most design-forward, innovative personal stationery or notebook design that you would only find at Minted
$500

Desert Sunset by Erin German Design

Runners Up: winding by Iveta Angelova, Retro Rainbow by Baumbirdy, and geometric corner by Summer Winkelman

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Pillow Fight Fabric Quickfire Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Pillow Fight Fabric Quickfire Challenge! We were seeking all fabric fanatics to come up with designs for our latest fabric design challenge. For the first time ever, customers were able to vote on fabric pattern submissions rendered on actual home decor products. In this case – pillows! We were looking for a wide range of fresh, unique, unseen before designs that inspire Minted customers with an array of tastes and styles to refresh their homes.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Visionary Award

For the fabric design that feels truly differentiated and new
$750

Lombard by Amber Barkley

Runners Up: Pickles by Nadege and Leafy composition by tktinted

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Cheers to Mom, Dad & Grad: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Graduation Greeting Cards Quickfire Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Cheers to Mom, Dad & Grad: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Graduation Greeting Cards Quickfire Challenge! Giving a card to moms, dads and graduates makes their special day that much more meaningful. We looked to our talented community of artists and writers to create fresh, unique designs with creative messages that express love, appreciation and congratulations. Congratulations to all of our winners!


Originality Award

For the design that incorporates the best original illustration or most original copy, that has been created specifically for this Challenge and not used before.
$700

multi mom by Frooted Design

Runners Up: Award of Excellence by Four Wet Feet Studio, Sweet Brunch by Paper Raven Co., and The Future by Paper Raven Co.

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Pop, Fizz, Clink! New Year’s Photo Card Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Pop, Fizz, Clink! New Year’s Photo Card Challenge! Once again, we looked to our talented community of artists to create fresh, unique designs that celebrate the excitement and optimism of New Year’s. Congratulations to all of our winners!


Out of the Box Award

For the most design-forward, risk-taking New Year’s card that you would only find at Minted.
$1,500 and a surprise New Year’s Eve celebration kit

Up In Lights by Amy Payne

Runners Up: It’s Fireworks by Morgan Ramberg, Vintage Cheers by Morgan Kendall and Sketched Burst by Ashlee Townsend

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Deck The Presses Quickfire Letterpress Holiday Photo Card Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Deck The Presses Quickfire Letterpress Holiday Photo Card Challenge! Customers love letterpress for its luxurious texture and clean lines, and we were seeking a broad range of styles for this assortment, from traditional and reinvented classic, to bold and modern, to minimalism. Congratulations to all of our winners!


Out of the Box Award

For the most design-forward, risk-taking holiday card that you would only find at Minted.
$1,000

Bauhaus Lines by Morgan Kendall

Runner Up: Mountain slope by Creo Study

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Next Stop: Parenthood Baby Shower Invitation Challenges: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Next Stop: Parenthood Foil & Non-Foil Baby Shower Invitation Challenges! Family and friends of expectant parents come to Minted seeking a unique baby shower invitation that sets the stage for this momentous event. Baby shower invitations is a fast growing category and we were so excited with what artists came up with for this challenge.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Non-Foil Challenge

Out of the Box Award

For the most design-forward, innovative baby shower invitation that you would only find at Minted.
$750 + a giftbox from Boxfox

Rainbow Unicorn by Genna Cowsert

Runners Up: Baby Jungalow by Ekko Studio, love bug by Baumbirdy, and Camouflage Warriors by Grae Sales

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So Very Merry Non-Foil Holiday Photo Card Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our So Very Merry Non-Foil Holiday Photo Card Challenge! Once again, we looked to our talented community of artists to continue pushing the boundaries of holiday card design. We looked for fresh, unique designs that resonate with our diverse customer base. Minted holiday cards make their way into millions of homes around the United States and abroad, and we were so excited to see beautiful designs that are sure to spread holiday cheer this season.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Out of the Box Award

For the most design-forward, risk-taking holiday card that you would only find at Minted
$2,000 and an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

mod bow by Carrie Moradi

Runners Up: dreamy palette by Phrosne Ras and Boldly Modern by JeAnna Casper

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Take A Bow Quickfire Holiday Wrapping Paper Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Take a Bow Quickfire Holiday Wrapping Paper Challenge! At Minted we believe that when giving holiday gifts, what’s outside the box matters almost as much as what’s inside. We looked to you, the Minted artist community, to design modern, unique, non-custom wrapping paper designs to make Minted customers’ gifts even more special this holiday season. Congratulations to all of our winners!


Out of the Box Award

For the most design-forward, innovative wrapping paper design that you would only find at Minted.
$500

Party On by Vivian Yiwing

Runners Up: Pink Confetti by Yeye62, Holiday Wave by Baumbirdy and Airstream Holidays by Baumbirdy


Silver Bells Award

We are very excited about sourcing foil-pressed gift wrap for the first time! This award is for the best non-custom gift wrap design featuring a foil element.
$250

Happy Reindeers by Susanne Kasielke

Runners Up: Snowy Night by heathered and Berry Fields by Elena Wilken


Timeless Tradition Award

This award goes to the best gift wrap design that has a classic and traditional holiday feel.
$250

gingham stars by Carolyn Nicks

Runner Up: Watercolor Sprigs by Lehan Veenker


Santa’s Little Helper Award

For the best fun and festive pattern design that appeals to children.
$250

Arctic by Genna Cowsert

Runners Up: Letter to Santa by Peetie Design and Favorite Winter Things by Anastasia Makarova


Classic Christmas Red Award

For the best wrapping paper design featuring a prominently red color palette.
$250

Painted Snow by Cass Loh

Runners Up: Floating Greenery by Jan Shepherd and Minimalist Trees by Mischief Monday


Non-Denominational Award

For the best wrapping paper design that is not specific to a certain holiday and could therefore be used for an array of winter celebrations.
$250

Festive Village by Iveta Angelova

Runners Up: Painterly Plaid by AK Graphics and Luxe Branches by Lucrecia


First-Time Winner Award

For the best design from a designer winning for the first time.
$250

Bottle Brush Forest by Janet Hirata Stall


Critique Award

For providing helpful critique during the challenge.
$150 towards art supplies or art classes

Congratulations, letterfix!

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