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Reach for the stars
by Katie A.
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the challenge

The Challenge


Create magical kids birthday invitation designs to help little people celebrate their birthday in style, from their first and up. Choose from our list of themes, and create 2 x kids birthday invitation designs for your chance to win. Possible themes include mermaids, superheroes, under the sea, pirates, soccer and rainbow invitations, but there are heaps of options  to choose from! See the designer kit for more information.   


Entries close; 20/10/2017


Challenge guidelines 

- Work off templates found in the designer kit

- Design should include foil

- Save files as high quality JPEGs for submission

Download the designer kit for more details 


Required cards;

- 2x adult birthday invitations (in a selected theme from the designer kit)

How to enter;

- Download the designer kit and follow it’s instructions

- Submit your designs through the design challenge page

- You will be notified when voting opens

- Support other creatives by voting on their designs


Judging Criteria:

The winners and runners up are a mixture of public voting and the Paperlust judging team. The top five public voted designs will be assessed by the Paperlust creative and design team on the criteria of design quality, response to brief, technical considerations and saleability. 


 The Winners receive:

- 1st place will receive 15% commission on every sale for an entire year and professional photography of their designs

- 2nd & 3rd places will receive 12% commission on every sale for an entire year 

- Runner up designs (if selected) will be listed on Paperlust for sale as featured designs (receiving 8% commission on every sale)

Need Help?

- Designer FAQs

- Email;

- Inspiration; Pinterest boards 



Submissions Open - 09/10/2017

Closed for Submissions - 20/10/2017

Voting Opens - 21/10/2017

Voting Closes - 04/11/2017

runners up

Designs that got loads of support and votes, and will be listed for sale on Paperlust...
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design winner
Me and my Unicorn
by Amber Barker
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design winner
Dino First
by Nicole Carn
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