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Halloween 2014

Halloween 2014

Our annual Halloween Contest may be half a year away, but we're so excited we wanted to start the conversation about it now!
As with previous years, this contest is open to Instructables posted from November 12, 2013 onwards is eligible. So you can post your scary creations right now and be eligible when the Halloween Contest goes live September 12, 2014.

The categories this year are: costumes, props, decorations, and food. We want to be blown away by your creepy creativity! To help get those juices flowing, here's some outstanding content from previous years.
Winning costume from 2013:
Killer Predator Costume
Winning decoration from 2012:
Giant Tentacle Monster

Want more insight? Here's links to previous years Halloween Contests to get your brain juices flowing:


Got prize ideas? We want to hear them!
We're hoping to make this Halloween Contest even bigger than last year, with mega prizes in each of the categories (costumes, props, decorations, and food). Share your ideas in the comments below!



Honus7 months ago

One thing that might be cool would be a one year subscription to the Stan Winston School. It would also be neat to get a sponsor like Smooth-On. I know a lot of people that would like to try different types of molding and casting but the materials can get to be really expensive. Another item that would be really useful for a Halloween crafter would be a Silhouette cutter.

Of course there's always the usual big ticket items like 3D printers, laser cutters and laptops too... an Othermill would be really sweet.

gsyme137 months ago

how about the winning costume and decoration from last year as prizes. al ready made

Kiteman7 months ago

I really ought to do a proper entrg one year...

I try to entrg contests more than just once...

:-p

nerfrocketeer7 months ago

How about a fog machine as a prize? Large ones run around $100 and could be used as main prizes, while small ones can be as little as $30. Fog fluid on average costs $7 (1 L bottle) to $15 (1 Gallon Bottle). I hope this is a good prize suggestion, as I love my fog machines, and I know other people would love them too!

...Of course I plan on entering... Muhahaha!...