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From grizzly bears to arctic hares, colorful vegetation or small unexpected critters, cast a call to the wild to help you create an original repeating fabric design inspired by Canadian wildlife.


Overview

Step into a natural wonderland where fragrant spruce fills the air, green moss lay softly underfoot and a rich world of biodiversity is yours to discover. In this week’s Canadian Wildlife Design Challenge, we pay homage to this beautiful country and to the unique flora and fauna found within its territories, just in time for Canada Day celebrations on July 1.

Prizes

  • 1st place winner will receive a $200 Spoonflower credit.
  • 2nd place winner will receive a $100 Spoonflower credit.
  • 3rd place winner will receive a $50 Spoonflower credit.
  • Remaining top 10 designs will receive a $20 Spoonflower credit. The top 50 popularly-voted designs from each theme will be automatically made available for sale in the Spoonflower Marketplace (provided they are a verified seller) where they will receive 10% commission on every sale -- no $5 swatch required.

The Winner

The rest of the Top 62

salmon
224
Beaver
147

Canadian Wildlife Details

  • The deadline for entries is Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 3 PM EDT.
  • Designs will be previewed at 150 DPI in a fat quarter size (21” x 18”) on the voting ballot.
  • All designs will be eligible for public voting, and the popular vote determines the top 50 winning designs.
  • Public designs previously uploaded on Spoonflower.com are not eligible for this contest. Designs do not require printed proofing to enter the contest.
  • Moderation will take place at the close of the contest deadline.

Timeline

  • 05/01/2020: Submissions open
  • 06/02/2020: Submissions close at 3pm EDT
  • 06/04/2020: Public voting opens
  • 06/09/2020: Public voting ends at 3pm EDT to determine top 25 entries
  • 06/11/2020: Spoonflower will announce the winner

Active Challenges

Aromatherapy Design Challenge

Aromatherapy

Vote Now

Winners to be announced July 9

Brightly-Colored Reptiles Design Challenge

Brightly-Colored Reptiles

See the Challenge

Submissions close July 7 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins July 9

Day at the Lake Design Challenge

Day at the Lake

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Submissions close July 14 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins July 16

Tropical Surrealism Wallpaper Design Challenge

Tropical Surrealism Wallpaper

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Submissions close July 21 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins July 23

Sports & Leisure Design Challenge

Sports & Leisure

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Submissions close July 28 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins July 30

Small-Scale Tools of the Trade Design Challange

Small-Scale Tools of the Trade

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Submissions close August 4 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins August 6

Current Challenge Past Challenges