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19 November 2020 ~ 0 Comments

Spoonflower’s Create Room DreamBox design challenge

Spoonflower has teamed up with Create Room for the Create Room design challenge, giving artists the chance to make wallpaper patterns that enhance the interiors of Create Room’s elaborate crafting armoire, the DreamBox. Here’s what they’re looking for…

Create Room is on a mission to help people create room in their lives for more joy and fulfillment through creativity, starting with a dedicated workspace. The pattern you create should not only provide visual joy, but should inspire both you and others to create more. As you design, be sure to ask yourself the question, “What would I love to look at everyday while creating?” If your design catches the eye of the Create Room team, you could become the new owner of your very own DreamBox!

Before you start, get to know Create Room, the DreamBox and how the Spoonflower team used Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper to dress up our DreamBox on the blog.

Enter before December 1st, 2020 at 3PM EST for your chance to win. One first place winner will earn a Create Room DreamBox ($2,199 value) and $500 in Spoonflower credit. 2nd place will receive a $500 Create Room gift card and a $250 Spoonflower credit. 3rd place gets a $500 Create Room gift card and a $125 Spoonflower credit. 4th through 7th place get a $500 Create Room gift card and $75 in Spoonflower credit. 8th through 10th place get $20 Spoonflower credit.

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21 May 2020 ~ 0 Comments

Design and Sell Your Own Face Masks

Now that face masks are becoming commonplace in the USA and across the globe, there’s a huge range of creative possibilities for artists to explore with this new accessory. From funny jokes that lighten the mood to abstract patterns or even important messages, there are a lot of ways for people to use masks to communicate their beliefs, interests, or aspects of their personality.

If you want to get started with your own masks, here are three sites that will have your art up and available for sale within minutes! Note that all of these masks are intended for non-medical use.


Pictured: Rainbow Smile Mask by Alice Carroll

Here’s what you need to know about these masks:

  • Two layers of 100% brushed polyester with a sublimation print on the outside layer
  • 7.25″ x 4.6″ with over-the-ear elastic straps
  • For every mask sold, Redbubble will make a donation to Heart to Heart International
  • Prices vary, starting at about $12 each (with a discount for purchases of 4+ masks)

See the full RedBubble mask catalog.


Pictured: Vote QR Code Election Mask by fishbiscuit

Here’s what you need to know about these masks:

  • Basic (single-layer) masks are sublimated polyester, while Double-Layer masks are polyester exterior with microfiber lining
  • Basic masks have over-the-ear fabric loops, Double-Layer masks have over-the-ear elastic loops
  • Double-Layer masks include an area where a filter (not included) may be added
  • For every mask sold, TeePublic donates one medical-grade mask to Direct Relief
  • Basic masks are currently priced at $10 each, while Double-Layer masks are $15 each

See the full TeePublic mask catalog.


Pictured: Pink Oh No Face Mask by Oh No Face Masks and MedshareDonate

Here’s what you need to know about these masks:

  • 2 ply polyester with print on one side and reversible to black on the other side
  • 7.5″ x 4.5″ with over-the-ear elastic loops
  • A portion of proceeds from each mask is donated to Medshare, up to a $500K maximum donation
  • Masks are priced at $17

See the full Threadless mask catalog.

Bonus – Masks that require some crafting at Spoonflower

Pictured: Spectacular Cats DIY Face Mask Kit by cynthia_arre

Here’s what you need to know about these masks:

  • Each kit makes two double-layer cotton masks
  • 9″ x 3″ finished masks with elastic or twill tape to secure the mask around the head
  • Kits cost $10, with each kit making two masks

See the full Spoonflower DIY Mask Kit catalog.

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09 April 2020 ~ 0 Comments

Spoonflower’s East Fork design challenge

Spoonflower‘s new East Fork design challenge asks artists to create patterns that pair well with East Fork’s ceramic dinnerware, using their Malibu and Tequila Sunrise color palette as inspiration. As Spoonflower puts it, “think about how someone might pair your design on a placemat or tea towel with their coveted East Fork mug or plate.”

Enter before April 28th, 2020 for your chance to win. One first place winner will earn $200 in Spoonflower credit and $300 in East Fork credit. Second place gets $100 Spoonflower credit and $100 East Fork credit. Third place earns $50 Spoonflower credit and $50 East Fork credit. 4th through 5th places each get $20 Spoonflower credit and $20 East Fork credit. 6th through 10th places each receive $20 Spoonflower credit. Winners will be announced May 7th.

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19 February 2020 ~ 0 Comments

Spoonflower’s Nugget Couch design challenge

I don’t stray from t-shirt design contests very often, but spotted this competition recently and thought it would suit the skills of many t-shirt designers, especially those with young kids…

Spoonflower, a site specializing in custom-printed fabric, has launched a new Nugget Couch design challenge. These kid-sized couches are made of several modular pieces to encourage children to create their own forts, structures, and reading nooks, so they’re looking for non-directional geometric patterns with bright, color blocked shapes to help inspire kids creativity. There is an 8 color limit for this contest.

Enter before March 17th, 2020 for your chance to win. Public voting will determine the top 50 entries. One Grand Prize winner will earn a $500 cash prize (which also serves as the licensing fee to be featured on a Nugget Couch), a Nugget Couch featuring their winning design, and $200 in Spoonflower credit. The Second Place winner will receive $100 in Spoonflower credit and a $229 Nugget gift card. Third place will earn $50 in Spoonflower credit and a $50 Nugget gift card. The rest of the top ten will each get $20 Spoonflower credit.

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