Illustration by Julia Rothman
Our final post for Color Day is a contest we’ve been excited to debut for weeks now: A color transformation contest! We’ve always been inspired by the way a bold color can transform a space, especially when it’s done using paint. So to bring Color Day to its grand finale, we’re announcing a contest that will highlight amazing room transformations that use colorful paint as the primary tool. Whether you’re painting patterns, murals or accent walls, we want to see how YOU have made over a room in your home using a great paint color. The winner will receive a $250 Sherwin Williams Gift Card along with a signed copy of the Design*Sponge Book and a signed copy of the D*S Book will go to our 2nd and 3rd place winners as well. I can’t wait to see all of the amazing rooms you’ve decorated! xo, grace
Contest: Painted Room Transformation Contest
Description: We want to see how creative our readers can be using only paint to transform their rooms. We’re seeking submissions from anyone who has transformed a room or corner of their home using paint as the primarily makeover material. This can include, but is not limited to, painted patterns, murals or accent rooms.
Details: What do you need to turn in? 2–3 styled shots of the finished project, at least one “before” shot of the room”, a short description of the project (how you came up with it, why you like it, etc.) and, if possible, 2-3 process shots. Great photos will go a long way with your fellow voters, so here are a few tips: Shoot from a straight-on perspective (no extreme angles), try to shoot the project during the day with plenty of diffused natural light and make sure the shots are in focus!
Due Date: All entries must be received by 7pm EST on Sunday May 26th. We will choose three winners to be posted online at Design*Sponge on Friday, May 31st.
How to Enter: Send your email to SUBMISSIONS AT DESIGNSPONGE DOT COM with the subject line “Painted Room Transformation Contest”
What to Include in Your Email: Your full name, phone number and email address (this will only be used to contact you in the event that you are a finalist and for no other purpose). In addition to your contact information, you need to include the images as individual JPEG attachments (or in a zip file), and the text, which can be in the body of the email or in a text doc. Images need to be at least 500 pixels wide. Again, please attach files, do not embed them in the email body.
What You Win: We will be awarding three prizes. The 1st prize winner will receive a $250 Sherwin-Williams Gift Card along with a signed copy of the Design*Sponge Book. The 2nd and 3rd prize winners will each receive a signed copy of the D*S Book. Once the winners are selected, we will confirm your address and send the winners their prizes in the mail.