Ayara Design Contest


Congrats to our Ayara Design Contest 2023 Winners!

Ayara Design Contest 2023 Winners
Top Left: "Pollinator Prairie" by Leah Nicole Designs
Top Right: "Scooting Bears Adventure" by Eve Howe Designs
Bottom: "Quincy" by Elise Gomez Design


Contest Information


Calling all artists and pattern designers! We are thrilled to be hosting our second annual Ayara Design Contest.

If you’re hoping to license your work with us or have ever wanted to see your designs on wallpaper, we hope you’ll submit to be considered!

Three winners from our Ayara Design Contest will have an opportunity to join our team of Ayara Artists and release a collection of their own wallpapers and art prints! 

We are proud to have such an incredible team of artists from around the world and look forward to partnering with our winners to help bring their designs to life at Ayara!

Entry period CLOSED - ran Wednesday, August 30, 2023 thru Monday, October 2, 2023 at 11:59 PM MST.


How to Enter:

  1. Design a repeating pattern or full wall mural you’d love to see added to Ayara’s collection of wallpaper!
  2. Post your design to Instagram in a new post.
    • Caption your post however you'd like! Just make sure to tag @ayara.homename your design, and include the hashtag #ayaradesigncontest23
    • We recommend posting a mockup of the wallpaper design as well as a detailed/zoomed-in preview of the design
  1. Once that’s completed, click here to send an email to ayaracontest@ayarahome.com with the subject Ayara Design Contest 2023
    • Please include your name, the design's name, and a link to your Instagram post. You can also attach the post image(s) to your email if you’d like.

Want to submit more than one design? That's great! You can submit up to three designs for this year's contest. Just follow steps 1-3 above for each design you'd like to enter.

Once the submission period closes, our team will select the Top Ten finalists which will go to a vote starting Wednesday, October 4, 2023. The final THREE winners will be announced on Monday, October 16, 2023.

*Top two winners will be selected from voting; one additional winner will be our Designer's Choice winner!


Winners Will Receive:

  • An opportunity to license their own collection of wallpaper and art prints as our newest Ayara Artists (receiving commissions on all future sales of their designs)
  • Up to 6 panels of wallpaper printed with their design to makeover a space (up to $900 USD value)


Rules & Tips:

  • Wallpaper designs must be created as seamless repeating patterns; murals must be large-scale, high-resolution images only
  • Repeating wallpaper patterns should be designed at 24 inches wide or should repeat within 24 inches (ie: 4 inches wide, 6 inches wide, 8 inches wide, 12 inches wide)
  • Submission period CLOSED: Wednesday, August 30, 2023 - Monday, October 2, 2023 at 11:59 PM MST.
  • Max entries per person: three (3)
  • Each submission must be posted as a new, separate Instagram post (older posts tagged with the contest hashtag will not be considered; however, older designs can be considered if posted as a new Instagram post)
  • Submissions must only include YOUR original artwork (no fan art or copyrighted material is permitted)
  • Mockups of the wallpaper are encouraged when posting, as well as a detailed preview of your design
  • Designs may be created digitally in any software but if selected, the winning design will need to be submitted as a seamless repeat TIFF file as well as AI or PSD
  • Currently looking for wallpaper designs for the following categories: European inspired, animal line art, linoprint and block patterns, trendy teen, western, neighborhood (or homes) theme, fine art / painted, modern and abstract, boy nursery, traditional, and grand millennial.
  • By entering the Ayara Design Contest, you certify that you are at least 18 years of age and are interested in licensing a collection of original wallpaper designs with Ayara.


Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. We can’t wait to see your submissions! 

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