Calling All Creatives
The 2021 Etsy Design Awards is a salute to our inspiring sellers—and their one-of-a-kind finds that blow our minds. Sound like you? Then show us! Submit your most unique piece for a chance to win.
Submissions will be open from June 14 at 12:01 am EST through June 25 11:59 pm EST.
Enter for a chance to be named the Grand Prize Etsy Design Award Winner, the Silver Etsy Design Award Winner, the Bronze Etsy Design Award Winner, the Klarna People’s Pick Award Winner, or one of the 100 finalists.
Grand Prize Etsy Design Award Winner*
- $20,000 USD cash prize
- Inclusion in an upcoming Etsy TV ad
Silver Etsy Design Award Winner*
- $15,000 USD cash prize
Bronze Etsy Design Award Winner*
- $10,000 USD cash prize
Klarna People’s Pick Award Winner*
- $5,000 USD cash prize
*All winners will also receive:
- A winner shop badge
- Mentorship from Etsy experts
- Features on Etsy’s marketing channels, including social media, blog, email, and an Editor’s Picks page
All 100 finalists will receive:
- $250 USD Etsy Gift Card
- Finalist shop badge
- $50 USD in Etsy Ads credits
- 50 free listing credits
- Promotion on Etsy’s marketing channels, including social media, blog, email, and an Editor’s Picks page
And the categories are…
Select the option that best represents your handmade or vintage entry.
For the extraordinary pieces that spark emotions
Bags & Accessories
For the fantastic finishing touches that make the entire outfit
Clothing & Shoes
For the gorgeous garbs and footwear with outstanding details
For the expertly crafted pieces that build a home
Home & Living
For the daring decor accents that shape how we nest
For the skillfully made styles that shimmer, sparkle, and stun
For the imaginative items that capture little hearts
For the furry-friend finds that are the cat’s meow
Weddings & Celebrations
For the thoughtful designs that elevate the special day
For the superbly sourced items from yesteryear
Meet the esteemed experts who will be selecting this year’s standouts.
is an interior designer, renowned for her signature modern yet lived-in, “white on white” aesthetic. Her work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, the New York Times, and more. She currently stars in Restored by the Fords and Home Again with the Fords on HGTV, with her brother, contractor Steve Ford.
is the founder of the groundbreaking brand Phenomenal and is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, lawyer, and producer. She released her latest book, Ambitious Girl, in January 2021 and has been featured in The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, and more. Meena is a respected entrepreneur and an influential voice for gender equity.
is a world-renowned, award-winning fashion designer and creative director of his eponymous luxury women’s ready-to-wear and accessories brand. Born and raised in Paris, Joseph has been keenly interested in the transformative power of fashion from a young age. His multicultural Franco-American upbringing and avid interest in different facets of culture ranging from dance, film and literature to fine art and crafts make up key influences throughout his collections.
Dayna Isom Johnson
is the trend expert for Etsy and a judge on the NBC primetime series ‘Making It’. As part of her role at Etsy, Dayna is responsible for keeping her finger on the pulse of the hottest trends on the market. She is in constant pursuit of new and unique finds on Etsy in an effort to unearth the latest and greatest designs, up-and-coming Etsy shops, and sellers with exciting stories.