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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.


First Prize

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

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.

Open to enter: Jan 27, 2010 12:01 AM PST
Deadline for entries: Feb 17, 2010 11:59 PM PST

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Step 1: Official Rules

1. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No purchases are necessary; void where prohibited by law.

2. Participants agree to abide by all decisions of Instructables, contest co-sponsors, and judges, which shall be final and binding with respect to all issues relating to this contest.

3. Prize is not transferable and no cash alternative or prize substitution is available. Instructables and contest co-sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. All potential winners are subject to verification at the discretion of Instructables and contest co-sponsors.

4. Winner agrees that prizes are being provided "as is", and Instructables and contest co-sponsors make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding the prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

5. Instructables and contest co-sponsors are not responsible for problems including (but not limited to) damaged, incorrect, inaccurate, lost, delayed, or defective entries, or for injury or damage to any computer resulting from participation in this contest. Entries that have been tampered with or altered are void.

6. Instructables reserves the right to modify, cancel, postpone or end the contest at any time as necessary, at its sole discretion, or to disqualify any participant or winner, at its sole discretion, deemed to have cheated, destroyed, obstructed, or otherwise acted illegally or in bad faith in relation to this contest.

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8. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you represent and warrant that: you are over the age of 18, or entering with the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian (subject to verification), and that the entry does not contain or incorporate the intellectual property and/or confidential information of any third party.

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drpa4 years ago
It`s cool! I`d like it for my web-studio http://greenstile.com.ua But I have late.
does it have to be a photo submission or can i do a video one? :)
adsandy4 years ago
Are entries not accepted on weekends?
luvit4 years ago
 i won gift certificates to a nice restaurant. would it be cheap to use these on my woman on valentines day? i'll even use the eating utensils and napkin..
It's not cheap to use them on her, just cheap to give them to her.

Take her out to dinner and get her something nice.

Read excerpts from my instructable.  I address a lot of this.

You don't even have to read it all, it's just helpful because - no offense but when it comes to Valentines day, sometimes guys are clueless about what to do.
 oh yeah. i wasn't going to give them to her. i was going to get something out of it.. food. and maybe something like kisses.
:) then you should be in the clear.  Going out to dinner is the same experience if you pay with cash or credit or gift card :)
frollard4 years ago
I'm kinda desperate to come up with ideas...I promised something to my wife, but I havent come up with anything spectacular yet...
I wrote an Instructable about Valentines Day. 

There are a lot of things in there - you may have some luck with it

http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-To-Do-For-The-One-You-Love-On-Valentines-Da/

Hope it helps.
If she doesn't read the site, use one of the posted ideas.
KnexFreek4 years ago
 ooh ima gunna enter this one!!!!!!!
Kiteman4 years ago
No Valentine project planned this year - I found a perfect piece of vintage costume jewellery in a local antique store.
ChrysN Kiteman4 years ago
The contests includes 'an elaborate plan', you can devise a special way of giving your gift.
Sir Colton4 years ago
So, just how much chocolate are we talking here? :D
RadBear4 years ago
If a Pro member wins am I correct in assuming that the one of Pro-membership will just be added on to what they've already purcahsed?
We've been giving the option of extending or giving it to someone else.

Cool!