It has been Christmas in July and August in my design world lately. I have entered few designs for Minted’s That’s a Wrap! Personalizable Holiday Gift Wrap Challenge and two of my designs were picked out of 459 submissions. You can see both of them below. Both designs will be available in few color ways and with matching scalloped sticker and a gift tag. Stay tuned, I’ll let you know as soon as they’re available for purchase.

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Glitter and Dots Personalizable Wrapping Paper available at Minted  // Designed by IwonaK for Minted

Two days ago Minted announced the special prize winners for the Outside the Box Gift Wrap Challenge and my design Calligraphy Love got an honorable mention for the ‘Tis the Season Award for the best Christmas gift wrap design. I’m honored to be included and I wanted to thank everyone who voted, liked and/or commented on any of my holiday designs. I really appreciate your support!



Check out all the other amazing winners on Minted’s blog JulepCalligraphyLoveGiftWrap_Julepfeature


Thank you Minted for such lovely words about my design :)

You can purchase Calligraphy Love here.

Hooray! As of today, Calligraphy Love – my holiday gift wrapping paper is available for sale! You can customize it with names, family photos, unique messages and more! It’s printed on luxe matte paper and available in sets of 5 sheets; each is 20″ x 28″ and costs $15.00. I’m dying to have this in my hands and cannot wait to use it for our Christmas gifts this year! This is going to make wrapping gifts this year SUPER fun! Kids will go bananas!

You can purchase it here.


You can also add the perfect finishing touch to all of your holiday gifts with these chic and customizable gift tags.

CalligraphyLoveGiftTags_Minted CalligraphyLoveGiftTags_IwonaKforMintedOr those adorable little stickers. Available hereCalligraphyLoveStickers_IwonaKforMinted.


Calligraphy love personalized wrapping paper comes in 3 different color ways. Below in raspberry and mint.

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A few weeks ago, Minted launched it’s amazing line of holiday cards. I am super excited to have two of my designs included in the latest collection of Happy New Year’s Cards for 2013. Check them out here, they are now available at They’re super cute! Send your loved ones unique cards this holiday season.

Simple Frame is available in four colorways, three alternate greetings (New Year, Holiday or Christmas) and
fabulous variety of die cut shapes.

Simple Frame New Years Cards For Minted design Iwona K

Simple Frame New Years-Cards-For Minted design Iwona K

Elegant and Sparkly New Year’s Photo Card is available in three color options and a variety of die cut shapes.

Elegant And Sparkly New Years Cards For Minted designed By Iwona K

Elegant And Sparkly New Years Cards For Minted designed By Iwona K

I have more good news this week! Please meet Calligraphy Love – my holiday gift wrap that will be available exclusively at It was an Editor’s pick in Minted’s Outside the Box Holiday Gift Wrap challenge. I feel lucky to have itpicked out of 464 submissions! Minted launched it’s inaugural collection of unique, personalizable gift wraps for the upcoming 2013 holiday shopping season and I’m excited to be included! I took some time off from working on my website redesign and submitted 2 designs for this challenge. I practiced my calligraphy, experimented with custom ink and obviously it paid off ;) Now, I can’t wait to buy my own wrapping paper! I’ll let you know as soon as it’s available for purchase.

UPDATE: You can purchase it herePersonalizedGiftWrap_IwonaKforMinted

I have decided to enter another challenge. I have designed four designs for The Happy New Year’s Cards Challenge. Pretty weird to be designing for winter holidays in the Summer but somehow I’ve put myself in the mood. Christmas music on and voila! There is 584 submission for this challenge, so keeping my fingers crossed. Please help me out and cast your vote! If you rate 50+ designs in the challenge, you will get 10% off your next Minted order. I appreciate all the help & support!

Elegant And Sparkly Minted By Iwona K
Elegant And Sparkly New Year’s Cards

Simple Frame Minted By Iwona K
Simple Frame New Year’s Cards

Spelled Out Minted By Iwona K
Spelled Out New Year’s Cards

Words Minted By Iwona K
Words New Year’s Cards

I recently joined the Minted community and entered my first design challenge: Minibook Birth Announcements Challenge. I submitted two designs in this competition, and am happy to announce that one of them was a winner. Sweet Pauline is available for purchase through!

P.S. A Minibook is a unique piece of stationery featuring chic grommets and seven pages that can be personalized with photos and text.

Sweet Pauline Mini Book By Iwona K assembled

Sweet Pauline Mini Book By IwonaK front

Sweet Pauline Mini Book By Iwona K open