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This Week's Challenge: Box!
Boxes abound, especially after holiday festivities! Make anything that involves a box. Don't get boxed in with limiting yourself to just one type of box, there's plenty of room for interpretation!

Deadline:
All entries must be published and posted in the comments below posted by 11:59pm January 1, 2012 PST/ 7:59am January 2, 2012 GMT.


1st Place
Light-Up Picture Frame

by Grissini

Runner Ups

Low-Tech TV Toy
by rchandsa

Fancy Shmancy Inbox
by SlickSqueegie

Open Cube Modular Origami
by sherrycayheyhey




Rules:
1) You MUST post either a Step-By-Step or Photo Instructable (no Videos, unless used as supporting documentation)
2) All Step-By-Step Instructables MUST have at least 3 steps and full photo documentation. All Photo Instructables MUST have at least 5 photos and a written explanation.
3) There is no limit to the number of Instructables you can post. However, no duplicate entries are allowed.
4) Projects that do not meet the criteria of the challenge will not be permitted to enter.
5) The judges reserve the right to disqualify anyone who cheats or engages in unsportsmanlike conduct.
6) To be clear, the project MUST be published after the challenge has started to be eligible.
(see the official rules here)


Entries


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A lit-up box picture frame.  Simple but awesome.  I'm choosing to use it for stencil based artwork(Graffiti Mostly).  The simple shapes and lack of color suit the project very well.  This is V.1 becau...

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