First Prize (5 winners)

  • How to recover Compact Discs and other related media after a major flood.
    How to recover Compact Discs and other rel…
    by CybergothiChe

    Do you have water damaged digital media? Have you ever found your DVDs in an icy cold bath? Has your city or town been recently devastated by a major flood? If you answered "YES" to one or more of the above questions, you may have already won! Read on for details.

  • Ceiling Storage Solution
    Ceiling Storage Solution
    by depotdevoid

    I'm a bit of a hoarder, I must admit.  Not like, at the level of mental illness or anything, you won't be seeing me on Hoarders any time soon, but I have a tendency to collect bits and pieces of things I think maybe someday I'll use.  Maybe.  Just in case that interestingly shaped piece of whatev…

  • Rainbow Tiled Bathroom
    Rainbow Tiled Bathroom
    by jeff-o

    So, what happens when you combine the desires of an artist and a mad engineer into a single bathroom renovation? In this case, a soaker tub surrounded by a literal colour wheel of tiles, each hand painted in one of 34 different colours. That's what! For our basement bathroom renovation, my wife a…

  • Homemade Green Cleaning Recipes
    Homemade Green Cleaning Recipes
    by jessyratfink

    Clean nearly everything in your house with simple and non-toxic ingredients. Whether you're worried about the chemicals you're using, wanting to save money, or hoping to save yourself from all those horrible added dyes and fragrances - these recipes are for you!

  • Arduino Controlled Can Crusher With LCD Readout.
    Arduino Controlled Can Crusher With LCD Re…
    by MRHint

    I have always wanted to do an instructable, but I never had a somewhat original idea that hasn't been done a million times, or something that had no means of building. I have some friends who recycle aluminum for money and after seeing the large bags of an unknown amount and weight of uncrushed c…

Spring Cleaning Contest




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Ah Spring!  The snow is melting, the flowers are beginning to bloom, and you can finally open your windows!  All of this new life and sunshine is the perfect inspiration for cleaning out the cobwebs.  Show us all of your tips and tricks for getting your space spic and span! From homemade green cleaners, to full room renovations to super speedy clean-up tricks, we want to see how you clean up your act.

Submit a new Step by Step, Photo, or Video Instructable that demonstrates your mad cleaning skills. Be sure to document your project with lots of great photos or video, and provide plenty of details so that others may emulate your efforts. The challenge begins April 18th, and you have until May 15th to enter.

Contest is open to international entries. Multiple entries are accepted. Each entrant is limited to one prize.


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