Valentine's Day is almost here! Share a sweet way of showing your appreciation, and win some sweet chocolates! We're giving away some delicious truffles from Socola Chocolates and awesome chocolate-covered cocoa beans from Cocoa Puro in our Valentine's Day Contest.

To enter the contest, just publish a new Instructable before the contest ends that is in the spirit of Valentine's Day. What that exactly means we'll leave up to you. A custom dessert, an elaborate plan, a beautiful card, a piece of jewelry? It's entirely your choice.

So what are you waiting for? Make something awesome, there's chocolate to be won!

Multiple entries are allowed, but each author can only win one prize. International entries are accepted.

(Official Rules) 
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The Valentine's Day Contest is closed.

6 PRIZES

First Prize (3 winners)

Fantastic chocolate truffles from Socola Chocolates.

Also an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a t-shirt, patch, stickers, and a one-year Pro membership.

Second Prize (3 winners)

Kakawa Cocoa Beans  from Cocoa Puro that combine five different types of cocoa.

Also an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a t-shirt, patch, stickers, and a one-year Pro membership.

HOW IT WORKS

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jan 27, 2010 and Feb 17, 2010 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Valentine's Day Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.