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the challenge

The Challenge


There are tonnes of things to say to your loved ones, from ‘thanks’, to ‘congratulations’, to just a simple ‘hello’. Help people connect by designing 2 x greeting cards that they can use. The categories include thank you, best wishes, sympathy, congratulations, anniversary, love, and friendship. Designs should be in digital print, and may also include foil for something a little extra special. 

Entries close; 22/12/2017


Challenge guidelines 

- Work off templates found in the designer kit

- Design should be digital ink, with the option for real foil

- Save files as high quality JPEGs for submission


Download the designer kit for more details 


Required cards;

- 2x Greeting cards

Greeting card categories:

-  Thank you

-  Best wishes / Sympathy

-  Congratulations

-  Friendship  / Love


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)

- All designs will revert to the standard commission of 8% after the year is up. 

Need Help?

- Designer FAQs

- Email;

- Inspiration; Pinterest boards 



Submissions Open - 08/12/2017

Closed for Submissions - 22/12/2017

Voting Opens - 23/12/2017

Voting Closes - 06/01/2018

runners up

Designs that got loads of support and votes, and will be listed for sale on Paperlust...
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design winner
by Kimberly Hoang
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design winner
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by Lang Matkovic
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