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The desert southwest has inspired generations of architects, fashion designers and graphic artists to complement its wild spirit. As you create your repeating surface pattern, remember to showcase the spirit of the desert through sleek, colorful and chic motifs.


Overview

This week we’ve partnered with Modern Phoenix and Spoonflower maker Sarah Marsom of the Tiny Activist Project to help discover the next generation of modern designers.

Design challenge bonus! This week’s winning design will be the featured fabric for the DIY Pillow Workshop during Modern Phoenix Week.

Prizes

  • 1st place winner will receive a $200 Spoonflower credit, their choice of either a pair of Modern Phoenix home tour tickets or a Modern Phoenix fine art poster and will be the featured fabric for the DIY Pillow Workshop during Modern Phoenix Week.
  • 2nd place winner will receive a $100 Spoonflower credit and their choice of either a pair of Modern Phoenix home tour tickets or a Modern Phoenix fine art poster.
  • 3rd place winner will receive a $50 Spoonflower credit their choice of either a pair of Modern Phoenix home tour tickets or a Modern Phoenix fine art poster.
  • 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 up to 15% commission on every sale -- no $5 swatch required.

The Winner

The rest of the Top 56

Mod Desert Garden
1629
Desert Florals
246
Modern desert
739
293 Votes
Desert Cactus
288
sonoran
291
by scrummy
283 Votes
Contemporary Cacti
179
Desert Abstract
161
Modern Desert Cactus
268
Fantasy Cacti
252
251 Votes
Southwest Desert_MCM
206
Desert Mod
321
235 Votes
Desert Colors
182
233 Votes
desert sun
198
226 Votes
Cacti doodle-color
179
Desert bloom
183
223 Votes
desert life
167
phoenix modern
116
cacti and sunshine
130
Desert fun
138
204 Votes
desert life
125
200 Votes
desert bouquet 1
104
Blue Saguaro
94
184 Votes
modern agave
157
179 Votes
Modern Desert
193
Desert Cacti
144
175 Votes
Desert Hues
131
169 Votes
desertmodernism
114
desert flowers
63
164 Votes

The full list of entries and votes

  1. 399 votes for Modern Oasis {Aquamarine} by ceciliamok
  2. 399 votes for Mod Desert Garden by katerhees
  3. 355 votes for Desert Modernism by edward_elementary
  4. 318 votes for Desert Florals by mint_tulips
  5. 304 votes for Southwest Roadrunners and Ocotillo by vo_aka_virginiao
  6. 295 votes for desert modern hangout by laurenmarvell
  7. 293 votes for Modern desert by vivdesign
  8. 289 votes for Southwest Modern Phoenix by wren_leyland
  9. 286 votes for Desert Cactus by barkova_nadya
  10. 283 votes for sonoran by scrummy
  11. 272 votes for Contemporary Cacti by xoxotique
  12. 269 votes for Desert Modernism by new_branch_studio
  13. 269 votes for desert modernism by laura_may_designs
  14. 259 votes for Desert Home Landscape by slumbermonkey
  15. 258 votes for Desert Abstract by studioxtine
  16. 257 votes for Meep Meep Roadrunner! by cynthiafrenette
  17. 252 votes for Modern Desert Cactus by j9design
  18. 251 votes for Fantasy Cacti by tigatiga
  19. 244 votes for MODERN PHOENIX BLOCK PRINT by hnldesigns
  20. 242 votes for Southwest Desert_MCM by mia_valdez
  21. 236 votes for Modern Desert Flowering Cacti - LARGE by rubydoor
  22. 235 votes for Desert Mod by giagraham
  23. 233 votes for Desert Colors by sarah_treu
  24. 232 votes for dessert fabric swatch by fineapple_pair
  25. 229 votes for Rusted Copper Desert by gingerlique
  26. 226 votes for desert sun by analinea
  27. 225 votes for Cacti doodle-color by doodlena
  28. 223 votes for Desert Mod - Blueprint by scarlette_soleil
  29. 223 votes for Desert bloom by celina_digby
  30. 221 votes for desert life by juliaschumacher
  31. 219 votes for phoenix modern by anniewilsey
  32. 213 votes for cacti and sunshine by swoldham
  33. 211 votes for Desert Modernism by Mount Vic and Me by mountvicandme
  34. 205 votes for armadillo and cactus by heleenvanbuul
  35. 204 votes for Desert fun by alinemonda
  36. 203 votes for Watercolor cactus with coral geometrics by ringele
  37. 201 votes for Boho Southwestern Desert by bexmorley
  38. 200 votes for desert life by cjldesigns
  39. 196 votes for desert bouquet 1 by florodoro
  40. 194 votes for Desert Garden in Terra Cotta Pots by irishvikingdesigns
  41. 188 votes for Palo Verdes in Bloom M+M Yolk By Friztin by friztin
  42. 187 votes for Desert Breeze Blocks of Phoenix by m_harrison_design
  43. 185 votes for Midcentury Modern Desert Neighborhood by yesterdaycollection
  44. 184 votes for Blue Saguaro by asadi_design
  45. 182 votes for Watercolor Armadillos in the Desert by latheandquill
  46. 181 votes for Modern Oasis / Desert Modernism by evamatise
  47. 179 votes for modern agave by lauralogan
  48. 176 votes for Modern Desert by jenflorentine
  49. 175 votes for Desert Cacti by robyriker
  50. 175 votes for Mod desert -midcentury by ottomanbrim
  51. 175 votes for Desert Modernism by annhurleydesign
  52. 173 votes for KH_Desert_Modernism_AW by klarahawkins
  53. 169 votes for Desert Hues by chulabird
  54. 167 votes for desertmodernism by gaiamarfurt
  55. 164 votes for desert flowers by fvo_design
  56. 163 votes for Cacti Clusters in Earth Tones by frostdesignco
  57. 163 votes for SW Houses (Sunset) by brendazapotosky
  58. 163 votes for in-modernism-desert by la_fabriken
  59. 162 votes for Desert Modernism by louisemargaret
  60. 162 votes for SOUTHWEST ABSTRACT DESERT MODERNISM CACTI by heckadoodledo
  61. 162 votes for Phoenix Plant Lady // Desert Modernism // Mid-Century Modern // Cacti, succulents, plants, trees, skulls, eyes, geometric, mirrors, books, crystals, adobe, hanging plants, patio, scorpion, desert chic by zirkus_design
  62. 160 votes for Desert Oasis - Sage by heatherdutton
  63. 160 votes for Mod Desert Night by vinpauld
  64. 158 votes for potted succulents - gold and mauve by diseminger
  65. 158 votes for desert_modernism by isabella_asratyan
  66. 158 votes for Palm Springs Style by morecandy_shop
  67. 157 votes for Mondrianesque Cactii by fabric_rocks
  68. 156 votes for MidCentury Cactus Breeze Blocks by amberelizabethstudio
  69. 154 votes for cactus by fleabat
  70. 153 votes for desert by samrudddesign
  71. 153 votes for Breezeblock* by pennycandy
  72. 153 votes for Blue Barrel Cactus by whitepineneedle
  73. 151 votes for Desert in Bloom by y_me_it's_me
  74. 150 votes for Cactusland by nagorerodriguezdesign
  75. 148 votes for Desert Sari by kittenstitches
  76. 148 votes for Retro Cacti by juliesaunders
  77. 148 votes for Desert Life by nadyabasos
  78. 147 votes for Desert Modernism by sprucefarm
  79. 147 votes for Desert Dreams by thekinderdesigner
  80. 147 votes for Desert Yucca Modernism by helenpdesigns
  81. 146 votes for Сactuses by julia_gosteva
  82. 146 votes for The desert is alive by magicforestory
  83. 146 votes for Succulent Leaves Coral by Angel Gerardo - Large Scale by angelger28
  84. 146 votes for Desert modernism by rachelmacdonald
  85. 146 votes for Retro modern desert by roofdog_designs
  86. 145 votes for Desert Modern II by sharsu
  87. 145 votes for desert abstraction by studiojenny
  88. 144 votes for Desert Dreams by dunnspun
  89. 144 votes for prickly chairs by hanneke_binnen
  90. 143 votes for desert modern house by studio_k
  91. 141 votes for Desert Pathways by kokara
  92. 140 votes for Desert Modernism by dasbrooklyn
  93. 139 votes for Southwest Shaman Rock Art by vagabond_folk_art
  94. 138 votes for (private design)
  95. 138 votes for modern cats and plants in coffee by pinkowlet
  96. 138 votes for Sweet Triangles Modern Geometric (Large Scale) by moonpuff
  97. 136 votes for succulents by johanna_design
  98. 136 votes for Llama Desert Cactus by mariafaithgarcia
  99. 136 votes for Tequila Dreams, blue agave and lime by katie_hayes
  100. 136 votes for Desert dream by kostolom3000
  101. 134 votes for Desert Modernism by julesjac964
  102. 133 votes for saguaro modernism by booboo_collective
  103. 133 votes for Desert sunset by katerina_kirilova
  104. 131 votes for Saguaro Grove in Teal, Turquoise and Gray by marcy_horswill_design
  105. 130 votes for Prunus Salicina 1d by muhlenkott
  106. 130 votes for Calico Cactus by mobijo
  107. 129 votes for Desert Sunset by elsy
  108. 129 votes for green desert by alenaganzhela
  109. 128 votes for desert mood by dessineo
  110. 128 votes for Desert sunset by kondratya
  111. 128 votes for Desert Modernism by kimblissdesign
  112. 127 votes for (private design)
  113. 126 votes for Decorative Desert by open_face_sandwich
  114. 126 votes for Bottleshop - Taos by ormolu
  115. 124 votes for colorfuldesert by lucia_laplace
  116. 124 votes for Phoenix Breeze Blocks by litlnemo
  117. 122 votes for Snakey Savannah by matcatz
  118. 122 votes for Palm Springs Pop by ruby_ritz
  119. 121 votes for (private design)
  120. 120 votes for Poolside by alison_janssen
  121. 120 votes for rainbow cactus by keweenawchris
  122. 118 votes for MID MOD Red Cactus by bruxamagica
  123. 118 votes for Southwest Bird Nests by nanshizzle
  124. 118 votes for landscape by cleorie_designs
  125. 118 votes for Desert Fox by writtenbykristen
  126. 117 votes for Prickly Poppy by lily_studio
  127. 117 votes for Teatowel Rainbow Girl by kristin_madlen
  128. 116 votes for Desert Botanicals Mustard by inezjestine
  129. 115 votes for Spectacular Cacti by willowbirdstudio
  130. 115 votes for Night in the Desert Garden by charissapray
  131. 114 votes for Tumbling Desert Suns by anniedeb
  132. 114 votes for Atomic Sunburst Blocks by pinkdeer
  133. 113 votes for Southwest Bunnies and Barrels Run Vertical by agregorydesigns
  134. 112 votes for Desert shapes by katevasilchenko
  135. 111 votes for Friendly evening conversation by yuliia_studzinska
  136. 111 votes for Keeping nature in pots by nina_leth
  137. 110 votes for desert hexagons - succulents and ring-tailed cats by michaelakobyakov
  138. 109 votes for Modern cactus desert by mrshervi
  139. 108 votes for Cacti in the Desert Modernism by tiffanyheiger
  140. 107 votes for Desert landscape by fuzzyfox
  141. 107 votes for modern triangles with mustard black-01-ch by pip_pottage
  142. 106 votes for Desert cacti by movezerb
  143. 106 votes for desert modernism, large scale, blue beige yellow green by amy_g
  144. 105 votes for Retro 50s Succulent Pattern by samposnick
  145. 105 votes for Desert Wild Flowers by lacartera
  146. 104 votes for Desert Modernism by artypeaches
  147. 100 votes for Bighorn Sunset by anamakesgood
  148. 100 votes for Mid-century Desert Living by dannysremakeremodel
  149. 98 votes for Modern desert by whimsical_brush
  150. 98 votes for Arizona Modern - Sedona by elramsay
  151. 97 votes for (private design)
  152. 97 votes for Modern_Desert by krista_power
  153. 97 votes for Desert Bungalow by orangefancy
  154. 97 votes for desert modernism-cream by oliviawanyan
  155. 96 votes for Mid-Century Canyon Stack by atanenhaus
  156. 96 votes for Modern Southwestern Ikat by jamiejaques
  157. 95 votes for desert modernism pattern pink by dafnag
  158. 95 votes for Stained glass by cindi_magi_design
  159. 95 votes for moderndesertspoon by abbyjacdesigns
  160. 94 votes for Golden Phoenix Mid Century Modern by twix
  161. 94 votes for Textured Yellow Bold Floral Black Background by daniteal
  162. 94 votes for Desert Mod by laughndazy
  163. 93 votes for Cacti Stripes by ampersand_designs
  164. 93 votes for Cacti Modernist (large scale) by jjtrends
  165. 92 votes for Yellow Flowering Cactus on Emerald by jacquelinehurd
  166. 92 votes for desert evening tribal modernism by marlenewagenhofer_art
  167. 91 votes for Cactus Galore_green by chiqdesign
  168. 91 votes for Desert Vibes by dnbmama
  169. 90 votes for Agave Breezeway by bitter&jaded
  170. 90 votes for Ocotillo Thorny - Steel Large by lellobird
  171. 89 votes for Desert World by julia_faranchuk
  172. 89 votes for colorful geo cactus by boots_and_belly
  173. 89 votes for Desert Modernism by svaeth
  174. 89 votes for Pixel Desert by yvesaffection
  175. 88 votes for cactuses by sveta_aho
  176. 88 votes for ModernDesert_sierrakennedy by sierrakennedy
  177. 88 votes for xeriscape blooming agave by pixabo
  178. 87 votes for Flowering Desert Cactus by colour_angel_by_kv
  179. 87 votes for (private design)
  180. 87 votes for desert deception by claireybean
  181. 87 votes for Desert Modernism 150 by mirimo_design
  182. 87 votes for sitting pretty by bound_textiles
  183. 86 votes for Desert Southwest by sssowers
  184. 86 votes for 024_desert_modernism by kakesstudio
  185. 86 votes for CACTUS FLOWER BLOOM by danika_herrick
  186. 86 votes for Desert Modernism by theartwerks
  187. 85 votes for multi flowers navy by suemcarthur
  188. 85 votes for TERRA COTTA by bonifi
  189. 85 votes for Desert garden by amyjacobusdesign
  190. 85 votes for Desert Modernism by yashroom
  191. 85 votes for Modernist Desert Sunset by alicemoore
  192. 84 votes for Cacti Success by the_norfolk_hare
  193. 84 votes for Desert Modernism by lucysconway
  194. 84 votes for Desert Wrens by pineconedream
  195. 84 votes for Desert Succulents by mayuli
  196. 84 votes for Zen Desert by liluna
  197. 83 votes for The Call of the Desert by figandfossil
  198. 83 votes for modern oasis by sevas
  199. 83 votes for Desert Highs - Coyote Howls & Adobe home - med/small scale by cleolovescolor
  200. 83 votes for Neon Rocks by piddix
  201. 82 votes for modern desert floral by lalalamonique
  202. 82 votes for Cacti by beckarahn
  203. 81 votes for Golden Protea by joy&ink
  204. 81 votes for Taliesin West Petroglyph by emihigashiyama
  205. 81 votes for Modern Desert Cactus - blue by hannahshields
  206. 80 votes for Mid- century modern by akwaflorell
  207. 80 votes for modern pink cactus by sissi-tagg
  208. 80 votes for Desert MOD Cocktail Chairs and Cacti by clarkyworks
  209. 80 votes for Palm Springs Cacti and Flamingos by amy_maccready
  210. 79 votes for Tumbling In / Tumbleweed by franbail
  211. 78 votes for desert modern lattice by farreystudio
  212. 78 votes for Desert Modernism by kedoki by kedoki
  213. 77 votes for Desert Modernism Kitsch by candogirldesign
  214. 77 votes for Desert Breeze Block by fluffyland
  215. 77 votes for Desert Sunset Patchwork Abstract Geometric by ambergibbsdesigns
  216. 76 votes for Prickly Meadow - Mustard by shelbyallison
  217. 76 votes for Desert Planters by inkysunshine
  218. 75 votes for Phoenix Desert Modernism by fairytale_&_whimsy
  219. 75 votes for Andalusian desert spring by dariara
  220. 74 votes for Desert Snow Modernism by ms_contrary
  221. 74 votes for 21x18-tile by adam_feldpausch
  222. 74 votes for Desert Modern Architecture - Red Rocks and Golden Hues by clairekalinadesigns
  223. 74 votes for Cubic Cacti (Large) by sarahcatherinedesignsinc
  224. 73 votes for Southwestern Potted Plants by charladraws
  225. 73 votes for Desert Modern by artonfabric
  226. 73 votes for Natural Stone by kittenmoonstudio
  227. 73 votes for Lindsay Green Design 2_5_2019 by lindsaygreenart
  228. 72 votes for Bison-01 by ferncreekdesigns
  229. 72 votes for Cacti Desert by aliwilkinsondesigns
  230. 72 votes for Desert Sunset by ameemax
  231. 72 votes for Desert Moons by thebutterflycactus
  232. 71 votes for Southwest Modern Desert by salzanos
  233. 71 votes for Desert Modernism by ektadesigns
  234. 71 votes for Sonoran Mod by prairie_owl_designs
  235. 70 votes for midcentury strings of beads by pamelachi
  236. 69 votes for Cactus in Phoenix by katawampus
  237. 69 votes for 1 by midnightgrim
  238. 69 votes for Square Cactus repeat by trace_of_colour
  239. 69 votes for Desert Plants by sarahparr
  240. 69 votes for Mod Geo (4X) - Cactus by aubergine_designs
  241. 69 votes for desert movement by gavayka
  242. 69 votes for Cacti in Mugs by mamasbrush
  243. 69 votes for Desert Rose by chris_jorge
  244. 68 votes for Angular Waves by zuzana_licko
  245. 68 votes for South West Gelato Diamonds Large by bloomingwyldeiris
  246. 68 votes for Color Me Cactus by madelinebuasri
  247. 68 votes for Southwest Diamonds by kimsa
  248. 68 votes for Desert Modernism Aztec by mypetalpress
  249. 67 votes for Desert Animals with Wildflowers by michellez
  250. 67 votes for dusty desert night by the_kitten_is_in
  251. 67 votes for desert modernism-desert bloom by ali*b
  252. 67 votes for succulent desert pods by whatever-works
  253. 67 votes for Urban Desert sewindigo by sewindigo
  254. 66 votes for desert home 1956 10x10 by leroyj
  255. 66 votes for Palmy Pink by mariaspeyer
  256. 66 votes for Modernism Desert Landscape Sunset by wickedrefined
  257. 65 votes for Desert 1 by the_hoarder's_art_room
  258. 65 votes for Pink Coyote by sombrasblancas
  259. 65 votes for ModernDesertPlants by maredesigns
  260. 65 votes for Modernist Vibe by snowflower
  261. 64 votes for Succulents Mandala by karen_maugans_gallery
  262. 64 votes for Desert Sunset by halestormed
  263. 64 votes for (private design)
  264. 64 votes for Bricks and Stars by thepouncingfox
  265. 64 votes for (private design)
  266. 64 votes for Desert landscape by inna_alborova
  267. 64 votes for Welcome to Palm Springs! by bmfabricdesigns
  268. 64 votes for Modern Desert by abundance_buzz
  269. 63 votes for Palm Springs Modernism by landfish
  270. 63 votes for cactus with flowers sketch green orange, contour on white background by ekaterinap
  271. 63 votes for (private design)
  272. 63 votes for DessrtModernContest by artbykarridi
  273. 62 votes for Modern Desert - Succulents on Plum Background by lisakling
  274. 61 votes for Fungi 2 by kpfinndesigns
  275. 61 votes for 18" Moody Florals by UtART - Mystic Night 6 by utart
  276. 61 votes for 08462763 © mod build terrazzo by sef
  277. 61 votes for modern desert leaves by snarkhearted
  278. 60 votes for Mod Cactus by lehoux_art
  279. 60 votes for Breeze Blocks of Phoenix by ajdesignimpressions
  280. 60 votes for Desert Stars and Tumbleweed by rhondadesigns
  281. 59 votes for Desert Modernism-Southwest Culture and Architecture- Mustard Rust Ochre Sienna- Regular Scale by winkeltriple
  282. 59 votes for modern dotted desert by amy_springer
  283. 57 votes for (private design)
  284. 57 votes for Prickly Pear Modern Bright by robin_luther
  285. 57 votes for DesertModernOrange by emilywalkerartdesign
  286. 56 votes for Desert Sunset Architecture by katieghammond
  287. 56 votes for Sonora by patternmutation
  288. 56 votes for Desert colors by magic_pencil
  289. 56 votes for (private design)
  290. 56 votes for desert designs by bishopart
  291. 55 votes for Dark Desert large by de_zigns
  292. 55 votes for Cacti Love in Mauve by organic_fabric_company
  293. 55 votes for Sunny desert. by art_in_you
  294. 55 votes for Long Shadows by seesawboomerang
  295. 55 votes for Desert mood by masha_llustra
  296. 55 votes for Desert Modernism by jadegordon
  297. 54 votes for Modern Southwest by meredith_watson
  298. 54 votes for Colorado Rockies - Abstract Desert, Designs By Air by dovetail_designs
  299. 53 votes for Desert Moon Modernism by tomokosart
  300. 53 votes for (private design)
  301. 52 votes for Desert Modernism by brittany_smith_creations_
  302. 52 votes for Mod Desert by everhigh
  303. 51 votes for Cactus in the Night Desert by silkinson
  304. 51 votes for Desert Cacti flowers by alesswo
  305. 51 votes for phoenix mod turquoise by gargoylesentry
  306. 51 votes for Joshua Tree by saint_shores
  307. 51 votes for Sand Wave by yellowprints
  308. 51 votes for Modern Desert Triangles by arthousewife
  309. 51 votes for Modern Desert Tortoise Warm by kelsey_krzmarzick_design
  310. 50 votes for Mid-Century Phoenix by julietchase
  311. 50 votes for Scalloping Circles Ikat Red and Gray by boxwood_press
  312. 50 votes for Desert Cactus with House on Sweet Corn by cherylgrahamdesigns
  313. 50 votes for Howling Coyote by vintage_style
  314. 50 votes for (private design)
  315. 50 votes for Bricks and Blocks by tiffanyaryee
  316. 50 votes for Modern Xeriscape by lochnestfarm
  317. 49 votes for Sedona at Sunset by applebutterpattycake
  318. 49 votes for Desert geometric by jac_slade
  319. 49 votes for Succulents by fishhead
  320. 49 votes for Desert Breeze Block - Rock by beverley_glanville
  321. 49 votes for desert by arrpdesign
  322. 48 votes for Desert Getaway by melhales
  323. 48 votes for desert by bycornelia
  324. 48 votes for Desert Modern Cactus by robynedesigns
  325. 48 votes for living stones by ruth_robson
  326. 48 votes for Desert Bird by ellenhawkinsstudio
  327. 47 votes for mid-century-modern-cacti by hudsondesigncompany
  328. 47 votes for (private design)
  329. 47 votes for (private design)
  330. 47 votes for Swimming Pools and Coral Suns by autumn_musick
  331. 46 votes for DESERT FLOWERS by bluevelvet
  332. 46 votes for modernphx by brittemily
  333. 46 votes for Torch Lily Mosaic by heatheryvonne
  334. 46 votes for Desertscape Saguaros by inter_alia_design
  335. 46 votes for Desert Modern Cacti - Gold by marieknutson
  336. 46 votes for Desert Dreams 6 by beth_ann_williams
  337. 45 votes for CACTUS LOVE PATTERN-01 by autumnchild
  338. 45 votes for Desert Modern by floramoon
  339. 45 votes for (private design)
  340. 45 votes for Desert Southwest Skulls by jillcookdesigns
  341. 45 votes for Hopping in the desert by sparkleandsmile
  342. 44 votes for Blueprint For Suburbia by edsel2084
  343. 44 votes for Cactus Dream by kole-n-co
  344. 44 votes for Boxy Geometry by megmarchiando
  345. 44 votes for (private design)
  346. 43 votes for mod concrete blocks by mikeygirl13
  347. 43 votes for Desert modernism by swingandbloom
  348. 42 votes for Desert Geometry by cafelab
  349. 42 votes for Desierto Nocturno by vivicheruti
  350. 42 votes for Mixed Fox by cljm
  351. 42 votes for Prickly pear cactus by anastasiia_macaluso
  352. 42 votes for Warm Desert by pond_ripple
  353. 42 votes for Joyful Mirage by inscribed_here
  354. 41 votes for Plant Lady by thepatternholic
  355. 41 votes for Coyote Howl by linzmiller
  356. 41 votes for Desert Cookoo Pinkie by mhdesign
  357. 41 votes for breeze blocks 3 by dempsey
  358. 41 votes for Aurora (Modern Motif) by bassty_mota
  359. 40 votes for (private design)
  360. 40 votes for Desert Sunset Mesas - Small Scale by emmbee-design
  361. 40 votes for Desert Modernism Steel Cactus Tumblew by fabric_is_my_name
  362. 39 votes for Desert Mod by julia_diane
  363. 38 votes for A6AF264C-955C-47DB-88E1-19CC41CD81EC by cynthiart_
  364. 38 votes for Desert night flowers by gcatmash
  365. 38 votes for Arizona Modern-01 by soobloo
  366. 38 votes for 08 by nuh1006
  367. 37 votes for DesertMt_Spring by xsmrahn
  368. 37 votes for Sonoran Sunset by jayhutch
  369. 37 votes for Copper Arrowhead Desert Palette Angular Sharp Spirit Organic by dpartgallery
  370. 37 votes for Geckos in a row by snarets
  371. 37 votes for ModDessert-01 by saspol
  372. 37 votes for Cactus Modernism by aurora_quilling
  373. 37 votes for Tenere tree with camels by lucybaribeau
  374. 37 votes for Cactus Desert Southwest by dalymadecraft
  375. 37 votes for Desert Home by yewtree
  376. 37 votes for Birds in desert boab trees - desert modernism by fresh_water_daisy
  377. 37 votes for Glitch Kilim : living coral + naples yellow + smalt blue by eutopos
  378. 36 votes for DesertTrip by jenniferalyse
  379. 36 votes for Desert in Bloom by mrissa
  380. 36 votes for Desert Blossoms by emcristea
  381. 35 votes for StarfireBreezeBlock by gocheapphoenix
  382. 35 votes for water splash in mint by mpzstudio
  383. 35 votes for JoanWaters_ModCacti_21x18 by joan_waters
  384. 34 votes for modern palms by teluna
  385. 34 votes for sheet metal sculpture by groundnut_apiary
  386. 34 votes for (private design)
  387. 34 votes for Sandstorm by boris_thumbkin
  388. 34 votes for Sand by designs_by_angela
  389. 34 votes for sunset stripes by variable
  390. 34 votes for Desert modern decoration by leffka
  391. 33 votes for CactiBlack by sarahjwhyte
  392. 33 votes for Taawa by elphaba09
  393. 33 votes for Desert Sands by anneostroff
  394. 33 votes for Naomi Animal African mudcloth print by tash_sierra94
  395. 33 votes for Desert Vibes by christinebenda
  396. 33 votes for (private design)
  397. 33 votes for Desert Triangle Stripe by carabaradesigns
  398. 33 votes for Desert Florals by aga_bell_pattern_design
  399. 33 votes for Desert power by jjdesignwithlove
  400. 33 votes for Painted Desert by Su_G_©SuSchaefer by su_g
  401. 32 votes for Modern Agave by plaitsandplantains
  402. 32 votes for Breeze block light with brights v1 by merry_makewell_designs
  403. 32 votes for Modern Hot Pink Door by kschowe
  404. 32 votes for Desert Spring by urban_kactus
  405. 31 votes for Midnight Desert by sazerelli
  406. 31 votes for Saguaro Stripes by laurenfishercat
  407. 31 votes for Desert Sunrise by 20thcc
  408. 31 votes for Geometric Rain - Desert Oasis by aimeeelisabeth
  409. 31 votes for (private design)
  410. 31 votes for Cairo Desert Modernism by justdani
  411. 31 votes for Desert Mordernism F by pallavi_chaudhary
  412. 31 votes for Desert Wanderer by madinpursuit
  413. 31 votes for Mid-century colorful diamonds by doram_
  414. 30 votes for Modern Phoenix Breeze Block 1 by instantclassic
  415. 30 votes for WINDOW GARDEN DUSK by hunnellekari
  416. 30 votes for Breeze Blocks beads mid-century modern desert caribbean blue white by danadudesign
  417. 30 votes for arizona pattern by inotra
  418. 30 votes for Desert Modern Blanket by krystalsavage
  419. 30 votes for desert chic 4 by ekfa
  420. 29 votes for fullsizeoutput_e4fb by firefly_in_the_summer_night
  421. 29 votes for Beige blue lines by evy_v_design
  422. 29 votes for Desert modern southwest by kreativkdesigns
  423. 29 votes for (private design)
  424. 29 votes for Desert Modernism by engravogirl
  425. 28 votes for Desert Mirage Fantasy by pampering_for_paupers
  426. 28 votes for modern desert hawk by lemon_chiffon
  427. 27 votes for Cactus Flowers by glimmericks
  428. 27 votes for FLOWERING DESERT Sand by bawtry_design_studio
  429. 27 votes for desert modern pattern by maybeedesignsco
  430. 27 votes for Abstract Desert Palms by beshkakueser
  431. 27 votes for Modern Catus Pop Art by katonthewalk
  432. 27 votes for Southwestern Sun by lisablakedesigns
  433. 26 votes for FB_IMG_1546986803901 by azblythe
  434. 26 votes for Agave on acid - yellow baby by kenza-graphics
  435. 26 votes for Dessert Inspired Angles by ArtfulFreddy by artfulfreddy
  436. 26 votes for (private design)
  437. 26 votes for Desert Hues by charldia
  438. 26 votes for Cactus Flower - simple greys by sherry-savannah
  439. 26 votes for desertmodernism by even_weave
  440. 26 votes for Desert Living by thewellingtonboot
  441. 26 votes for Dust Devil Damask by uberdesigns
  442. 25 votes for Desert Cactus Flipping the Bird Modern Minimalist by snow_bird_designs
  443. 25 votes for Green, Red and Purple Square Geometric by margaret_ann_missman_designs
  444. 25 votes for Sky Dance Large by elizabeth_chia
  445. 24 votes for (private design)
  446. 24 votes for Graou by ertus
  447. 24 votes for On the run by twilfley
  448. 24 votes for Motif amérindien by vay_illustration
  449. 24 votes for Geometric Cacti by anobledesigner
  450. 24 votes for Desert fence by laurashefler
  451. 23 votes for chesserworks's letterquilt by chesserworks
  452. 23 votes for desert poolside 2 by kae50
  453. 23 votes for djonsson's letterquilt by djonsson
  454. 23 votes for Modern Desert by apalazon
  455. 23 votes for AloeDesert by debowen
  456. 23 votes for Modern Saguaro by the_outfoxed
  457. 23 votes for (private design)
  458. 23 votes for Oasis by kimruss@thatcatart
  459. 23 votes for The Desert Modernism by nacaca
  460. 23 votes for Day and Night by ashleyrjones
  461. 22 votes for southwest 2 by betz
  462. 22 votes for cactus flower by studiogala
  463. 22 votes for F-Moon and Mountain by four_flowers_designs
  464. 22 votes for FREEFLOWING FINAL by sranek22
  465. 22 votes for desert by flutterbi
  466. 22 votes for Colourful desert by lindocreates
  467. 22 votes for (private design)
  468. 21 votes for hexagon leaves golden big by lananipattern
  469. 21 votes for DesertTerrazzo by holmeshandmade
  470. 21 votes for Modern Desert Delicate by tocpaintsforme
  471. 21 votes for 2304-06 by julimur
  472. 20 votes for img004 by gonzaloh
  473. 20 votes for Mudcloth Desert Star Bull lg by lorloves_design
  474. 20 votes for Succulent Flowers by velvetrasputin
  475. 20 votes for Modern Agave by snaphappyscientist
  476. 20 votes for Flying over the desert by tanistaja
  477. 20 votes for IMG_3264rev-ed by chriscozen
  478. 20 votes for modern southwest by bdarbydesigns
  479. 20 votes for POTTERY INSPIRED by ravenswood_designs
  480. 19 votes for PSX_20190114_221435 by dkdartistry_
  481. 19 votes for ADOBE N CACTI by mrpeabodydesigns
  482. 19 votes for desert-3-01 by eshighley
  483. 18 votes for (private design)
  484. 18 votes for Desert Modernism by b2b
  485. 18 votes for DESERT MODERNISM POOL by melt_bluebell&rose
  486. 18 votes for Desert Modernism Plants and Reptiles by kurler_warner_
  487. 18 votes for 192Desert palette modern by miamaria
  488. 18 votes for Sonora Flora - Silkscreen Style by learning
  489. 18 votes for Desert Blooming by ruthjohanna
  490. 17 votes for VLF by brookware
  491. 17 votes for first bear by live&cre8
  492. 17 votes for Cacti Cute by juniebugbaby
  493. 17 votes for desertsnake by bluelock
  494. 17 votes for houses by beverly_brill
  495. 16 votes for Summer Days by bravenewart
  496. 16 votes for Collision - When desert meets modernity ... Chaos by winterblossom
  497. 16 votes for Mid-century cactus by janetdrummond
  498. 16 votes for IMG_3849 by wellings85
  499. 16 votes for Cacti-Cacti1 by hailey_morgan
  500. 16 votes for Sand Drifts by bastcatcreative
  501. 15 votes for desert by klsykys
  502. 15 votes for EF4C1784-F99F-4A00-A950-026F40B68311 by road_trip_creative
  503. 15 votes for Crystal veins by kristinebeyer
  504. 15 votes for . by coastal_fabrics
  505. 15 votes for SP Desert Modern* by ej_molnar
  506. 15 votes for Desert Dome by clare_walton
  507. 15 votes for lizard by irenesartluebeck
  508. 14 votes for Succulents twin by fractal_&_flower
  509. 14 votes for Limited Land by scifiwritir
  510. 14 votes for Yucca by kodylevi
  511. 14 votes for Central AUSTRALIAN DESERT COLOURS by centralaustralian_wildflowerart
  512. 14 votes for 4E79235E-6764-4CF0-932A-B6D7C9392BC1 by silkmari
  513. 14 votes for gates of white by melanie_jane_designs
  514. 12 votes for Vintage map 48 by oleg&katja
  515. 12 votes for desert modernism by alandco
  516. 12 votes for ModernDesert_Pattern_4 by miss_mariss87
  517. 11 votes for (private design)
  518. 11 votes for decorative bricks under baking sky by mongiesama
  519. 11 votes for desert spot boulders by brigida_filomena
  520. 11 votes for FINAL18X21 by dan2193139
  521. 10 votes for Abstract Modern Desert by esme_on_plum_island
  522. 10 votes for Going My Way by valerie_dortona
  523. 10 votes for EBA301F4-4A77-493E-98BC-A03BB4EB3299 by the_stone_falcon
  524. 10 votes for desert camouflage by avot_art
  525. 10 votes for GD17 by dreamworld
  526. 10 votes for Minimalist desert by heart_journey_studio
  527. 10 votes for southwest mod by jessica_barber
  528. 10 votes for Fuzzy ~ Festival by catsinredhats
  529. 9 votes for Desert Alive by bent_line_designs
  530. 9 votes for Somebody's Everything by my_taylor_made
  531. 8 votes for Globosa Billy Button by midcenturylifecrisis
  532. 8 votes for Desert cactus by _artistic_designz_by_melissa
  533. 8 votes for Desert Modern, big sky check, earth & blue by ncxadair
  534. 7 votes for Chai and Cacti (sm bw) by siteations
  535. 7 votes for (private design)
  536. 6 votes for Gate Yu Yu Yu (in terracotta) by rayhunt
  537. 6 votes for Namib Delight by susanhaywardoflondon
  538. 5 votes for no 2 by dilarabask
  539. 5 votes for night lion by marie-clare
  540. 5 votes for Cactus Shamrock Plaid by enid_a
  541. 4 votes for Pickleball - Blue and Orange - Small by whyitsme_design
  542. 4 votes for Cacti in Bloom - 5 Pattern by alaskan_momma_bear
  543. 3 votes for 77 by xcentrik_dezign
  544. 2 votes for giraffe by zous_co_uk
  545. 2 votes for desert storm by annaokumumbogo
  546. 1 votes for image by akgomes
  547. 0 votes for (private design)

Modern Phoenix

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Modern Phoenix

Desert Modernism Details

  • The deadline for entries is Tuesday, February 5, 2019 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 winning design will be chosen by Modern Phoenix from the popularly voted top 25.
  • 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

  • 01/04/2019: Submissions open
  • 02/05/2019: Submissions close at 3pm EST
  • 02/07/2019: Public voting opens
  • 02/12/2019: Public voting ends at 3pm EST
  • 02/14/2019: Spoonflower will announce the winner

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