Welcome To The 2020 RubberHedgehog Greeting Card Contest!
Entries must be postmarked by September 28th, 2020 in order to be considered for this round.
Please note that there could be a delay in judging if Ohio shuts down non-essential businesses due to COVID-19. We appreciate your patience during these uncertain times, and we hope that everyone is staying safe & healthy.
We started our business because we wanted to spend our days interacting with other human beings who shared our love and commitment to animals and to animal welfare. In this respect our business has quickly become a huge success. Not a day goes by that we don't find ourselves listening in awe to a customer who has helped to rescue or rehabilitate or otherwise help an animal in need. Many of our customers head up households filled with pets rescued from inhumane conditions or from shelters that are too often overcrowded and underfunded. It is to their credit that these people who willingly take on so much heartbreak are able to find the joy in their experiences and express them to us over and over again.
We receive phone calls from animal loving rubber stampers from all across the country and emails from all over the world. We often receive greeting cards created with our rubber stamps. These lovely works of art and love have been the source of much wonder and conversation about the creative genius of our friends and customers. We have enjoyed your art so much that we'd like to share it with the world. So, please send us your art!
Entering your hand stamped greeting cards:
To enter, you must send us your hand-stamped original art work in greeting card format (postcards, multi-folds, circular or other shaped cards, etc. are all considered greeting cards). All artwork entered becomes the property of RubberHedgehog.Com LLC., and may be used in part or in whole in future advertising campaigns, in our catalogs, and on our web site. All stamps used in your artwork must be by RubberHedgehog.com LLC.
Entries must be post marked by September 28th, 2020 in order to be considered for this round - and must be accompanied by the information requested in our rules, below. Winners will be notified by email and will receive their prize-redemption codes at that time.
Entries will be judged based on originality, design, beauty, and the effectiveness of overall theme or mood.
We anticipate awarding prizes to one grand prize winner and to three first place winners. However, we reserve the right to award additional first place prize packages if the number and quality of entries warrant it.
One Grand prize winner:
Our grand prize winner will receive $100 in RubberHedgehog.Com store credit to be used within 12 months of the end of the contest.
Three First Place winners:
Our first place winners will receive $50 in RubberHedgehog.Com store credit to be used within 12 months of the end of the contest.
We anticipate this event proceeding as outlined above. However, we reserve the right to call off this event with no notice, should unforseen circumstances arise which we believe would hamper its successful completion. In this event, we will do our best to notify all entrants.
All artwork sent to us becomes our property. We reserve the right to determine the use or non-use made of any and all entries, regardless of whether or not the entry is chosen to receive a prize.
By sending your artwork and entry information, you are agreeing to all the terms of this contest as outlined above.
We reserve the right to disqualify anyone sending artwork that we find distasteful or inappropriate for any reason. Disqualified entries will not be posted to the web site. Employees of RubberHedgehog.Com LLC., and their families are ineligible for this event.
We are not responsible for miscommunication caused by typos or other errors that may be printed on this page. Any and all rules are subject to change.
Send your artwork and the following information to us at:
2020 Card Contest
RubberHedgehog Rubber Stamps
16117 Colonial Drive
Williamsburg, Ohio 45176
Be sure to include the following:
- Your artwork (make sure it can't be bent or otherwise damaged in shipping); please be sure you are not sending us anything irreplaceable. Artwork cannot be returned to you. Send as many cards as you like.
- Your name, full mailing address, email address, and phone number (I will not post your address, email address or phone number to the web site or share it with anyone without your permission). If you do not want your name published, let us know.
- Your written permission to use your artwork. Please print out and use the form located here.
- The title for each card, along with a short description of any specific techniques used to create your artwork, including materials used.
The 2020 Greeting Card Contest at RubberHedgehog Rubber Stamps is limited to greeting cards of all shapes and sizes that have been made with our rubber stamps. All cards must be hand stamped and original. Every batch of cards must be accompanied by a statement of permission as detailed in our rules on this page. Please read the rules carefully; we want to be sure everyone gets the chance to show off their art!
QUESTIONS? Contact us!
The winner of our 2019 Card Contest was...
Artist: Gina McCreary
Stamps used: Undecided Halloween Costume.
Gina McCreary’s card, “Undecided” blended the stars and moon from RubberHedgehog’s Trick or Treat Penguin stamp with the indecisive trick or treater from our Halloween stamp series to make a fun Halloween composition. Our team of judges was especially impressed by how seamlessly she was able to marry die cut paper stock with rubber stamped images. Furthermore, her layered paper crafting is clean, precise, and projects depth and scale, which resulted in a beautiful card that we all agreed, would be just the thing to send to our friends and families for Halloween. Well done, Gina!