Calling all creatives!

We’re on the hunt for the very best of Etsy.


Discover the 2019 winners


For the first time ever, the 2019 Etsy Design Awards will recognise the work of extraordinary sellers from around the world and across multiple areas of expertise. Submit your favourite piece – handcrafted, designed or vintage – for a chance to win $15,000 USD, a dazzling Etsie trophy, and more.

Submissions will be open between 14th May 2019, 12:01 am ET (5:01am UK time) and 4th June 2019, 11:59 pm ET ( 5th June 4:59 am UK time)


Enter your item in one of five categories for the chance to be named the Etsy Design Award Grand Prize Winner or one of five Category Award Winners.

One Grand Prize Winner

  • A cash prize of $15,000 USD to be awarded in the form of a cheque
  • The Grand Prize Winner shop badge

Five Category Winners

  • Cash prizes of $1,000 USD to be awarded in the form of cheques to each winner
  • The Category Winner shop badge

All winners will receive:

  • An Etsy Design Awards trophy
  • A special feature on the Etsy blog
  • Features on Etsy’s Editor’s Picks page, marketing emails, and social media
  • One year subscription of Etsy Plus – an expanded set of tools to help jump-start growth and express your brand.

All shortlisted finalists will receive a Finalist Shop Badge and be featured on an Etsy Editor’s Picks page.


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

Inventive Decor

For home creations, big or small, that are truly sanctuary-worthy.

Signature Style

For jewellery, fashion or accessories that make a statement.

Festive Celebrations

For decorations or all things wedding that are the life of the party.


For sustainably-made finds that look great and help the planet.

Creative Collaborations

For personalised, handcrafted goods that put the “special” in “special order”.


Your best will be reviewed by the very best. These international tastemakers are connoisseurs in style, entrepreneurship, and design.

Winners will be chosen based on the following: quality, creativity, utility, “wow” factor, personal story, and branding. You can read more about the criteria, here.

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. Remember, your shop must have 5 or more listings.


Submit your expertly-crafted, high-quality, just plain amazing item.