Minted In The Press – August 2019

Congratulations to Minted artists who were featured in The Knot, The View, Forbes Online, and HGTV 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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The Knot Regional Issues (Fall/Winter 2019) “A Suite For Every Shade” featuring wedding stationery: Modern Initials by Lori Wemple, Gilt Agate by Kaydi Bishop, River Rock by AK Graphics, Bowtie Chevron by Baumbirdy, Painted Sea by Hooray Creative, Direction by Owl and Toad, Coastal Lines by Grace Kreinbrink, Single Swath by Angela Marzuki, Blue Tides by Erin Deegan, This Love by Eric Clegg, Wedding Enchantment by Chris Griffith, Urban Sophisticate by Carol Fazio, Entredeux by Kimberly Morgan, Tidal Blooms by Grace Kreinbrink, and Mod Block by Little Words Design.


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The View (July 31, 2019) Back to School Giveaway featuring “School Days” photo art by Sara Hicks Malone, “Space Planets” notebook by Susanne Kasielke, “Compendium” notebook by Oscar & Emma, “Nice Work” notebook by Heather Francisco, “Blast Off” children’s stationery by Griffenbell Paper Co., “Line It Up” children’s stationery by Oscar & Emma, “No Dairy” custom name labels by Jessie Stuery, “Pop of Color” custom name labels by Shirley Lin Schneider, “Big Month” grand photo calendar by Erin Deegen, “School’s In” notebook by Annie Montgomery, “Dedication” art print by Lehan Veenker, “Live in Color” art print by Char-Lynn Griffiths, and “French Phone” art print by Morgan Kendall.


HGTV Magazine (August 2019) “The Most Organized Wall In The World” featuring “Be Rad” by Christine Sullivan Houlihan, “Color Wheel” by Melanie Mikecz , and “Vase With Blue Stripes” by Lindsay Megahed.

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From Here to Eternity Quickfire Letterpress Wedding Invitation Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the From Here to Eternity 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, to minimalist. We challenged you, our talented artist community, to show us your freshest take on this premium format.

Congratulations to all of our winners!

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I’m New Here! Birth Announcements Challenges: Special Prizes

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Announcing the Special Prize winners of our I’m New Here! Non-Foil-Pressed Birth Announcements Challenge and I’m New Here! Foil-Pressed Birth Announcements Challenge!

New parents come to Minted to help share the most exciting of news with friends and family – the birth of their little one! Parents most often care about showcasing a photo of their baby as the central focus of the birth announcement.

We looked to our talented Minted community of artists to create unique, modern designs as special as this cherished milestone.

Congratulations to all of our winners!

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Minted Artists in the Press – July 2019

Congratulations to Minted artists who are featured in Real Simple, HGTV Magazine, Inside Weddings and on the Wedding Chicks Instagram. Join the fun of spotting Minted artists in the press by uploading PR clips on your social media with the hashtag #mintiespotting.

HGTV Magazine (July/August 2019) “Not The Same Old Nightstand” featuring “Glimmer” art print by Lindsay Megahed


 Inside Weddings (July 2019) “You’re Invited” featuring “Color Block” wedding invitation by Morgan Kendall


Real Simple (July 2019) “What We Love” featuring “Learning to Surf” notebook by Lauren Hampton

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A New Perspective Minted x West Elm 6th Art Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our A New Perspective Minted x West Elm 6th Art Challenge!

This year marks the 6th anniversary of the Minted x West Elm Art collaboration, and we’re thrilled to announce that this year our companies will be greatly increasing the visibility of the Minted x West Elm Art collection as a whole. Specifically, in 2019, select Minted Art will be featured in all 100+ West Elm stores nationwide.

Similar to Minted, West Elm has a passion for supporting artist communities and bringing unique designs into customers’ homes. These shared values have laid a strong foundation for our successful partnership and are guiding a future with increased exposure for our artists. In this challenge, we were looking for a standout new Art collection to be the face of this partnership.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


West Elm SVP of Design Award
For the piece that most captures the attention of West Elm’s
Senior Vice President of Design, Jeffrey Hannoosh
$500 cash and a $500 gift certificate to West Elm

Coastal Swell by Caryn Owen


Photography Award
For the most interesting piece of photography that can scale large and will push the
boundaries of our current assortment
$750 and a Minted wall mural of your choice (up to $1,225 value)

Traction by Sasquatch Mansfield

Runners-up: Skylight Shadows by A Maz Designs, Tulip by Angie McMonigal, and
Rose Colored Glasses by Katie Doherty

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Dream Big Nursery & Kids Wall Mural Challenge: Special Prizes

Announcing the Special Prize winners of our Dream Big Nursery & Kids Wall Mural Challenge! We’re thrilled to soon offer wall murals for nurseries and children’s bedrooms. Our customers are excited to use this fun, lightweight and large-scale format for their children’s rooms. We looked to you, our talented community of artists, to push the boundaries of our newest product and see the world through the eyes of a child. We were looking for designs that inspire children and build their imagination through Minted’s largest artwork yet.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Nursery Award
For the best wall mural for a nursery
$500

Embrace Greenery by jinseikou

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Runners-up: Dreamy by Sumak Studio and Forecast no. 46 by Ashleigh Ninos

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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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