When you challenge your imagination, creativity emerges. We encourage our community to use these challenges to think outside of their comfort zone and find inspiration that may otherwise have been missed. Pieces can be as literal or as loose as you’d like as long as the theme inspires you.

How to Participate:

  • Create a piece inspired by each theme.
  • List the item in your goimagine shop.
  • Click submit button at the bottom of this screen to submit your product by the deadline noted in each challenge.

You can choose to enter all challenges or select the ones that appeal to you. Share your progress in Maker Circle or our Facebook group. Get the conversation going with other makers working on the same challenge! And feel free to share with your own followers using hashtag #GImakerchallenge

Winners will be chosen and featured on goimagine.

To qualify:

  • Forms must be submitted by the deadline for each challenge
  • The submission listing must be “active” in your goimagine shop.
  • The “Meet the Maker” section of your shop MUST be filled out.
  • How it’s made” section is encouraged, but not required.
  • Each shop may enter up to 2 times for each challenge.


Active Challenges:

When you challenge your imagination, creativity emerges. We encourage our community to use these challenges to think outside of their comfort zone and find inspiration that may otherwise have been missed. Pieces can be as literal or as loose as you’d like as long as the theme inspires you.


How to Participate:

  • Create a piece inspired by each theme.
  • List the item in your goimagine shop.
  • Click submit button at the bottom of this screen to submit your product by the deadline noted in each challenge.

You can choose to enter all challenges or select the ones that appeal to you. Share your progress in Maker Circle or our Facebook group. Get the conversation going with other makers working on the same challenge! And feel free to share with your own followers using hashtag #GImakerchallenge

Winners will be chosen and featured on goimagine and social media (dates tbd).

To qualify:

  • Forms must be submitted by the deadline for each challenge
  • The submission listing must be “active” in your goimagine shop.
  • The “Meet the Maker” section of your shop MUST be filled out.
  • How it’s made” section is encouraged, but not required.
  • Each shop may enter up to 2 times for each challenge.


Active Challenges:

Seeing Rainbows:

Rainbows represent many things to many people. Bright colors emerging from dull rainy days typically bring people joy. Rainbows can represent new beginnings and hope in many cultures. They are beautiful and uplifting and serve as a symbol of pride and equality. With everything going on in the world today, we are all in need of a rainbow in our lives. 
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud and create something colorful.

Submissions Due May 27th

Outdoor Adventures:

Summer is here and it's time for adventure! With nature being the inspiration for so many artists, now is the perfect time to explore and get those creative juices flowing. Where will this summer take you? Whether it be the beach, the mountains, the desert or a hike through the woods... there is something new and exciting waiting for you. Create a piece inspired by an an outdoor activity or adventure.

Submissions Due June 24th

Let's Go Retro Challenge:

What goes around, comes around! Retro style is a style that is imitative or consciously derivative of lifestyles, trends, or art forms from the historical past, including in music, modes, fashions, or attitudes. When a retro style is mixed with a modern trend, it creates something beautiful. Find a piece of nostalgia that inspires you and create a retro themed piece with a modern twist.

Submissions Due July 29th


Seeing Rainbows:

Rainbows represent many things to many people. Bright colors emerging from dull rainy days typically bring people joy. Rainbows can represent new beginnings and hope in many cultures. They are beautiful and uplifting and serve as a symbol of pride and equality. With everything going on in the world today, we are all in need of a rainbow in our lives. 
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud and create something colorful.

Submissions Due May 27th


Outdoor Adventures:

Summer is here and it's time for adventure! With nature being the inspiration for so many artists, now is the perfect time to explore and get those creative juices flowing. Where will this summer take you? Whether it be the beach, the mountains, the desert or a hike through the woods... there is something new and exciting waiting for you. Create a piece inspired by an outdoor activity or adventure.

Submissions Due June 24th


Let's Go Retro Challenge:

What goes around, comes around! Retro style is a style that is imitative or consciously derivative of lifestyles, trends, or art forms from the historical past, including in music, modes, fashions, or attitudes. When a retro style is mixed with a modern trend, it creates something beautiful. Find a piece of nostalgia that inspires you and create a retro themed piece with a modern twist.

Submissions Due July 29th