The second annual Etsy Design Awards will shine a spotlight on our global community of entrepreneurs; because now, more than ever, it’s important to celebrate and support creative small businesses around the world.

Submit your favorite item—handcrafted, designed or vintage—for a chance to win $15,000 USD.

Submissions will be open from June 17, 2020, 12:01 am ET until July 15, 2020, 11:59 pm ET.


Pick your item’s perfect match, the one category that best represents your handmade or vintage piece.


Submit your favorite shimmery, sculptural, or personalized piece, right here.


This section is seeking the most classically cool finds.


One-of-a-kind, stylish finds should strut their stuff right here.


This is the place to showcase your masterpiece.

Home & Living

Right this way for exceedingly cozy, innovative, or dramatic décor.


Raise a glass here to the most romantic creations around.

Paper & Party

This one is dedicated to all the spectacular soiree staples.


This is where to enter your top tot item.


Show us your best piece, crafted for our favorite furry companions, here.

Bags, Accessories & Shoes

This section is for all the fun extras, inspiring complements to any and every ensemble.


Enter your item in one of 10 categories for the chance to be named the Etsy Design Award Grand Prize Winner, People’s Choice Award Winner, or one of 10 Category Award Winners.

1 Grand Prize Winner

  • A cash prize of $15,000 USD
  • Grand Prize Winner shop badge
  • $100 in Etsy Ads credits
  • 100 free listing credits

1 People's Choice Winner

  • A cash prize of $5,000 USD
  • People’s Choice Winner shop badge
  • $75 in Etsy Ads credits
  • 75 free listing credits

10 Category Winners

  • A cash prize of $1,000 USD
  • Category Winner shop badges
  • $50 in Etsy Ads credits
  • 50 free listing credits

All winners will also receive:

  • Marketing features on Etsy’s owned channels including social media, blog, email, and Editor’s Picks page
  • Mentorship with Etsy experts to grow your creative business

All entries will be reviewed and narrowed down to 100 finalists, from which the Grand Prize and Category Prize winners will be chosen. New this year, the People’s Choice Award will be determined by community vote, which will open when finalists are announced in September 2020. All finalists will receive a finalist shop badge and will be featured on an Etsy Editor’s Picks page.

How to enter

Ready to submit your item? Complete your entry in just three steps.


Take a moment to confirm that you are eligible to apply. Please review the full Official Rules before entering.


Next, double-check that your shop is in tip-top shape. Here are some helpful ways to make it stand out from the rest. Note that your item must have at least 3 photos, and your shop must have 5 or more listings.


Submit your expertly-crafted, high-quality, flat-out amazing item.