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Design Contest: Hanging With Your Peeps

March 13, 2012
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The Easter Bunny tends to get all the good press, so let’s have an Easter design contest featuring peeps! I don’t mean those marshmallow guys (who are copyright protected, by the way) but chicks or chickens or eggs.

Artists may submit ONE of their own designs to the contest. Just give us a link to the card in the comments section of this post. The design must be an Easter card featuring eggs, chicks or chickens.  Other than that, the choice is up to you. Regular card, photo card, customizable text card … go for it.

ACT OF KINDNESS BONUS – I will assign 3 additional votes to any artist who features the Easter card in a post on their blog (just give us the URL of your blog post). I will also assign 5 additional votes to any artists who submits a card design from another GCU artist instead of their own (give us the other artist’s name). That’s 8 votes up for grabs!

PINTERESTING BONUS – All you Pinners out there,  have a special prize for you. Just create an Easter With the Peeps board and pin 5 of the submitted cards to your new board. I’ll do a random drawing at the end of the contest for a fabulous prize (to be announced).

Deadline to submit your designs is March 20th. On March 21st, I will open the voting. Whoever receives the most votes will win a $10 Amazon.com gift certificate OR 5 free card credits.

Get cracking (ha!) if you want to win!

27 Comments leave one →
    • March 13, 2012 8:55 am

      I’ll accept it because the contest specifies chicks, chickens or EGGS, and I see your pretty Persian eggs on the card! 🙂

      Corrie

  1. March 13, 2012 3:56 pm


    not sure if this counts as a blog, but I’ll place it anyway …
    http://www.send2smiles.com/page39/page39.html

    • March 13, 2012 4:00 pm

      Yep, Gerda, it counts. But the Pinterest thing … to qualify for the extra points, you have to create a board and pin 5 of the contest entries, so that one doesn’t count, I’m afraid. Sorry.

      Corrie

      • March 13, 2012 10:29 pm

        Corrie, I’m so SORRY for not reading throughly.
        Now I the full 5 cards, which was easy. I saw a lot of cute ones. 😉

  2. March 13, 2012 6:28 pm

    I don’t believe I have any cards to fit the category, so I found two other artist’s cards that I liked. Since one of them was Gerda’s cute card, I’ll submit my other favorite, one of Eugenia’s cards: http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=904783&w=1&ref=details_large_view

  3. Beverly permalink
    March 13, 2012 7:16 pm

    http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/greeting-card-912725/?aid=133630

    Best of Luck to All!

  4. March 13, 2012 9:56 pm

    I have my New Easter Egg Cookies up for entry, I chose the West Highland Dog (even though this is available in 70+ Dog Breeds) because this has been my best seller. http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/easter-egg-cookies-west-902475?pid=902475&gcu=43914401667 I have also posted this on my website http://www.FrankzPawPrintz.com and have even placed all the other entries into my post. I will add new ones as they are entered! Good Luck everyone!

  5. Donna Lorello/Sunshine's Creative Endeavors permalink
    March 13, 2012 10:01 pm

    how would we post if it’s a new design and hasn’t gone through the review process? Or is this only for cards that have already been approved?

    • March 14, 2012 6:17 am

      If you have a new card that hasn’t been approved yet, just upload a copy to your private gallery (use the waive review option) and give us the link. Just be sure your private gallery module is enabled in your store. You can always delete the card from your private gallery afterward.

      Corrie

  6. Janet Lee Designs permalink
    March 15, 2012 10:39 am

    Oh How Fun!
    My Card …
    http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holiday-cards/easter-cards/animals-pets/chicks-chickens/little-chick-happy-easter-digital-art-292291
    My Blog …
    http://sendfromsitecards.blogspot.com/b/post-preview?token=BOOMFzYBAAA.YIHzzDJihVNB27x7Vmj8CQ.xxrEyvdVdnjW
    RkGqhImbZA&postId=8254750264174559161&type=POST
    My Pinterest …

    As usual hope these links work, lol.
    Wonderful Submissions Peeps!
    Janet Lee

  7. March 16, 2012 6:42 am

    Hopefuly this will be considered:
    http://littlerainbowcomics.blogspot.com/2009/03/wonder-con-2012.html

    Thanks – Robert

  8. Lj Maxx permalink
    March 18, 2012 4:51 am

    This one makes me smile (as all of her cards do… 🙂 each time I see it.
    Chicks plus in this card.

    >>> http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=597369&w=1&ref=details_large_view

    By: Betty Matsumoto-Schuch

  9. Cisillia Tay permalink
    March 20, 2012 9:19 am

    My effort http://artist.greetingcarduniverse.com/community/my_cards.asp?pid=914491
    Hope I am not too late

    • March 21, 2012 7:50 am

      Cissillia, that isn’t a good link – it goes nowhere. I’m guessing either because the card is still in the review process and hasn’t been approved, OR it’s in your private gallery and you haven’t activated the private gallery module in your store. If you can get me a proper link to an actual card, I’ll add it to the voting.

      Corrie

  10. March 21, 2012 3:41 am

    Corrie here’s the right link: in my private Gallery for my Easter peeps..

    http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holiday-cards/easter-cards/flowers/greeting-card-914802?aid=156115

    Can you delete that other link above?

    Donna

  11. March 21, 2012 5:30 pm

    Hello. When will the 5 extra votes be avail to us?

    ‘I will also assign 5 additional votes to any artists who submits a card design from another GCU artist instead of their own (give us the other artist’s name).’

    • March 21, 2012 5:41 pm

      At the end of the voting period, I will tally up the votes and add extra votes as necessary for each artist.

      Corrie

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