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Here we go again!

The calendar tells us it’s less than 4 months until World Postcard Day, so it’s time to start preparing for the big day. First things first: the design contest to choose this year’s representative postcard is now officially open!

The theme of 2022's contest is the topic that has inevitably been on everyone’s mind: World Peace. It’s in periods of conflict that we truly understand how important peace is — without it, nothing else is achievable. Postcards can be tiny ambassadors for peace, delivering messages of hope, connecting people across borders and promoting more awareness about the world and its cultures.

World Postcard Day 2022 theme: World Peace

We hope this theme inspires many of you to pick up your drawing tools and create something beautiful for this year’s postcard, which will later be shared and sent to all over the world.

Before you do so, please make sure to read the rules carefully. You can submit your designs (in digital form only) until July 15 on the contest page, and we’ll announce the winner until August 15.

World Postcard Day contest prizes: Wacom drawing tablet, Pantone postcard box, set of books by Austin Kleon

And, as usual, there are some prizes! Besides the guaranteed warm fuzzy feeling of having your design be the one to represent the World Postcard Day, we’re also giving away one fantastic Wacom Intuos drawing tablet for the first prize, and a trilogy of Austin Kleon books for the second and third prizes. We’re big fans of Wacom’s versatile drawing tablets, as well as Austin’s pragmatic and inspirational advice for artists (which really applies to everyone). All winners will also receive a Pantone postcard box, to round things up. YAY! 🎉

Even if you’re not brilliant at design, we hope you’ll help us spread the word about the contest and poke your creative friends to participate… especially if they are aspiring artists and could use a little push to put their art out there. 😊 We can’t wait to see how everyone will interpret this year’s theme!

29 comments so far

HM, Netherlands

World Peace, actualy a good theme!

beesknees, United States of America

ooooooooh I love this.

mustardandpickles, United States of America

Looking forward to another WPD! ❤️

RalfH, Germany

🕊👍🏻 Good topic!

Treasure, Spain

🧘💌✨💆🤍 Let's spread peace and joy around the world!!! 🧘💌✨💆🤍

sealed4ever, United States of America

Can’t wait!

CynthiaTo, Hong Kong

🕊 World Peace🕊A meaningful event hope more people can participate

remixedmediamail, United States of America

Interesting to get this blog now. I literally just pulled out some postcards that I had designated for last year's world postcard day. That's super cool thank you Universe. Thank you God 🙏🏾. Godspeed to everyone.

Melody1, Italy

Postcards bring love and peace across the world 💌 🕊


World peace talk of the hour.

sacdalton, United States of America

Look forward to seeing the wonderful pieces of artwork.

mdmsamm, Canada

Imagine the possibilities -a 4 x 6 pc uniting millions around the world in Peace. I can....

Muze_Kumbaram, Türkiye

For the last four months, we have been constantly writing "Let Our Postcards Be Pigeons of Peace" in many of our postcards. Thank you for choosing a very accurate and contributing theme. We wish all postcard products are chosen for peace.

Flippie, Canada

Thank you for organize this. I can't wait to see the results...

-Makoto-, Japan

Yes...I was sure this would be the theme for this year.
Maybe I'll join in this year.

Lasingla, Russia

Oh interesting, I never did. I think it's worth a try :) but I didn't understand where to send the picture

meiadeleite, Portugal

@Lasingla Just read the rules on — everything you need to know is there. :)

June060310, Hong Kong

I am looking forward to the charming new design and I still love the design of WPD 2021. Can I keep sending them this year?🥰

ad7yn, United States of America

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.

- Francis of Assisi

Roro70, Germany


LovelySunshine3, United States of America


RowanP, Netherlands

Ah, nice

snailmailingnancy, New Zealand

Lovely theme!

Pinkee, Canada

World Peace = Love

Knerq, United States of America

Just submitted my entry!

Merelina, Netherlands

I like the idea, but I really dislike the fact that the contest can use every submission for their own after you send it in... I don't really like that part of it.

Tepexa24, United States of America

Did anyone have trouble submitting their entry??? I keep receiving an error with regards to how I inputed my birthdate...would love advice anyone could provide. Thanks

hulamunki, United States of America

Those are great prizes. If I was talented, I would enter. Good luck, everyone!

alisonbo, United States of America

Would you consider two winners? An official PC card, and then also a People's Choice???


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