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Picture this: Night has fallen on a tropical paradise and you can’t help but notice the slight shine to the leaves of a nearby rubber tree and the unmistakable shapes of monstera leaves peeking through the darkness. What if you could bring this serene outdoor scene indoors (minus the mosquitoes and humidity)?


Overview

This week, we’d like you to explore the greenery of the tropical landscape through a shadowy lens. This sophisticated moody trend for home decor is perfect for wallpaper or bedding in a room that you’d like to transform into a nocturnal paradise escape!

This challenge will be previewed on a roll of wallpaper so think big and don’t forget to also check out our top tips for creating large scale designs for wallpaper.

Please visit the blog to learn more about Spoonflower’s Design Challenge rules and moderation process.

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 74

Moody Tropical Flora Wallpaper Details

  • The deadline for entries is Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 3 PM ET.
  • Designs will be previewed on a wallpaper roll 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

  • 04/02/2021: Submissions open
  • 05/11/2021: Submissions close at 3pm EDT
  • 05/13/2021: Public voting opens
  • 05/18/2021: Public voting ends at 3pm EDT
  • 05/20/2021: Spoonflower will announce the winner

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