PsPrint Greeting Cards Design Contest - 2012 Winners

October 2, 2012

After receiving more than 350 entries in PsPrint’s 2012 Card and Calendar Design Contest, your votes whittled those down to all of our finalists, and now the winners have been determined based on voting and a PsPrint panel of judges. Thank you to everyone for participating – whether you painstakingly worked on a design entry or you checked back in daily to cast a vote for your favorite holiday cards or poster-calendars. The award-winning entries will share in more than $15,000 worth of prizes, including Amazon gift cards and free PsPrint printing. Stay tuned for more PsPrint contests! And now without further adieu, here are the winners:

Card Humor

Grand Prize: “Ugly Sweaters” by Stefanie Collins of San Luis Obispo, Calif.

First Place: “Naughty or Nice?” by Heather Green of Denver, Colo.

Second Place: “What the Fa-La-La” by Thom Barbour of Scottsdale, Ariz.

Third Place: “Stanley Found the Tree” by Faye Klein of Venetia, Pa.

Card Design

Grand Prize: “Xmas Tree Graphic” by Ari Krzyzek of Glenview, Ill.

First Place: “Santa Girl” by Ruby Chen of Denver, Colo.

Second Place: “Heaven and Nature Sing” by Margaret Randolph of Columbus, Ohio

Third Place: “Dog Fir” by Faye Klein of Venetia, Pa.

Chicagoland Card

Grand Prize: “Chicago in December” by Krista Ferguson of Costa Mesa, Calif.

First Place: “Chicago B&W” by Matt Stefanidis of College Point, N.Y.

Second Place: “My Kind of Town” by Darin Smith of Montgomery, N.Y.

Third Place: “Chicago Holidays” by Elizabeth Furgal of New Rochelle, N.Y.

San Francisco Bay Area Card

Grand Prize: “Peace Over the City by the Bay” by Shirley Ng-Benitez of San Martin, Calif.

First Place: “Golden Gate Holidays” by Matt Stefanidis of College Point, N.Y.

Second Place: “Lights of the Bay” by Valentin Salazar Atayde of Vallejo, Calif.

Third Place: “San Francisco Joy” by Elizabeth Furgal of New Rochelle, N.Y.

East Coast Card

Grand Prize: “East Coast Wishes” by Elizabeth Furgal of New Rochelle, N.Y.

First Place: “Central Park Holidays” by Matt Stefanidis of College Point, N.Y.

Second Place: “Home for the Holidays” by Karen Bowen of Buena Vista, Va.

Third Place: “A Nautical Christmas” by Valerie Wilson of Indianapolis, Ind.

Calendar Design

Grand Prize: “Shadows Will Fall Behind” by Sethry Connor of Evans, Colo.

First Place: “I Left My Heart” by Rig Galvez of Hayward, Calif.

Second Place: “‘Go Green’ Year” by Matt Stefanidis of College Point, N.Y.

Third Place: “2013 LP” by Dominic Monte of King of Prussia, Pa.

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About Jennifer Moline

Jennifer Moline writes for the PsPrint Blog as well as maintains its Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus and Pinterest presences. She also guest-blogs for such notable graphic design blogs as Fuel Your Creativity and Inspiredology. She’s previously written about technology and small business for news websites, magazines and newspapers. In her off-hours, Jennifer can be found roughing it in the mountains or tucked away in a movie theater.

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January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

These are some seriously awesome entries. I love the sail boat East Coast card and all the Chicagoland cards. The funniest? The dog watering the tree!

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January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

We had some really great entries. I really love “What the Fa-La-La.” I think it's super clever.

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