Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 01:34:02 PST BLOX v1.01 Raspberry Pi Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/raspberrypi2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/WNLL/IJYUFYBQ/FA1WNLLIJYUFYBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/WNLL/IJYUFYBQ/FA1WNLLIJYUFYBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/WNLL/IJYUFYBQ/FA1WNLLIJYUFYBQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Small but mighty, Raspberry Pi's and other microcontrollers make things move, tweet, beep, and more. We're inspired by all the creative things you make with microcontrollers, and in the Raspberry Pi Contest, we want you to do your best to impress us. Prizes are provided by Dexter Industries and the...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:42:37 PST
Valentine's Day Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/vday2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/2RWR/IJYUHYW9/FUW2RWRIJYUHYW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/2RWR/IJYUHYW9/FUW2RWRIJYUHYW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/2RWR/IJYUHYW9/FUW2RWRIJYUHYW9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name A homemade gift is a lovely way to show someone that you love them. In the Valentine’s Day Challenge, we invite you to share your DIY Valentines gifts, food, and projects. The grand prize winner takes home an Acer 3D home theater projector! But no worries if you don’t come out on top: all finalists...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:15:42 PST
One Pot Meals Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/onepotmeal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/MFTT/IJSXHUZ4/FB9MFTTIJSXHUZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/MFTT/IJSXHUZ4/FB9MFTTIJSXHUZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/MFTT/IJSXHUZ4/FB9MFTTIJSXHUZ4.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Why dirty three pots when you can cook everything in one? In the One Pot Meals Challenge, we’re celebrating creative cooks and all their time-saving tricks. All one-pot, one-pan, or crockpot recipes are eligible. Enter to win a multi-function pan and professional wok from Sur La Table. Runners-up w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:16:20 PST
Digital Life 101 Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/digitallife101/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/3DIM/IJSV39XZ/F3N3DIMIJSV39XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/3DIM/IJSV39XZ/F3N3DIMIJSV39XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/3DIM/IJSV39XZ/F3N3DIMIJSV39XZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The digital world we live in is changing rapidly, so when it comes to technology, everyone is a newbie at something. The Digital Life 101 Challenge is an opportunity to strap on your IT hat and help people better understand how to interface with the world of technology. Whether it’s building, insta...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:24:23 PST
Rainy Day Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/rainyday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/STHT/IJKA9GPZ/F0NSTHTIJKA9GPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/STHT/IJKA9GPZ/F0NSTHTIJKA9GPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/STHT/IJKA9GPZ/F0NSTHTIJKA9GPZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What do you like to do when it rains? In the Rainy Day Challenge, we want to see projects associated with rain, and ideas for keeping busy when it rains! Indoor activities, rainwater collection, and whatever else you use or do when it rains is eligible. One winner will receive an Amazon Fire tablet...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:22:34 PST
Plywood Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/plywood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/JF29/IJKCE439/F8LJF29IJKCE439.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/JF29/IJKCE439/F8LJF29IJKCE439.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/JF29/IJKCE439/F8LJF29IJKCE439.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Plywood is strong, stable, and low in cost. No wonder so many people build with it! We’re giving this humble but sturdy material its moment in the sun with the Plywood Contest. Enter projects that use plywood in some way for a chance to win a router, benchtop router table, circular saw, and more exc...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:57:01 PST
Full Spectrum Laser Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/fsl2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AVTW/IJEOSQD6/FXCAVTWIJEOSQD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AVTW/IJEOSQD6/FXCAVTWIJEOSQD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AVTW/IJEOSQD6/FXCAVTWIJEOSQD6.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You want a laser cutter and our friends at Full Spectrum Laser want to give you one! Enter any Instructable in the Full Spectrum Laser Contest for a chance to win. Prizes include an H-Series 20x12 laser cutter (complete with lens, exhaust fan, and air compressor), a Pegasus Touch 3D printer, and mor...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:39:18 PST
Before and After Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/beforeafter2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/FFWX/IJAA5W4B/FWBFFWXIJAA5W4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/FFWX/IJAA5W4B/FWBFFWXIJAA5W4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/FFWX/IJAA5W4B/FWBFFWXIJAA5W4B.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s exciting to witness a change, especially when you made it happen yourself. In the Before and After Contest, we’re looking for any and all instances of transformation, whether it’s upcycling, revamping, fixing, restoring, or remodeling. When putting together your entry for the Before and After ...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:10:57 PST
Living Without Closets Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/closets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/406I/IIJGUWMQ/FIT406IIIJGUWMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/406I/IIJGUWMQ/FIT406IIIJGUWMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/406I/IIJGUWMQ/FIT406IIIJGUWMQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In the Living without Closets Contest, we’re looking for projects that showcase how you live with minimal storage space. So get to thinking about small space storage and organization, whether you’re in a dorm, apartment, or another living situation where space is at a premium. Winners will take hom...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 09:26:23 PST
Meal Prep Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/mealprep/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/V7EV/IIHTNJ44/FC0V7EVIIHTNJ44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/V7EV/IIHTNJ44/FC0V7EVIIHTNJ44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/V7EV/IIHTNJ44/FC0V7EVIIHTNJ44.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cooking at home requires budgeting your time and money. Without a plan, your veggies wilt, meat goes bad, and your goals quickly go out the window. In the Meal Prep Contest, we want you to start thinking ahead about what you cook and show us how you prepare meals in advance. Prizes include a Vitami...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:46:23 PST
Zip Tie Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/ziptie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/ZIRB/IIG9XD7F/FWMZIRBIIG9XD7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/ZIRB/IIG9XD7F/FWMZIRBIIG9XD7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/ZIRB/IIG9XD7F/FWMZIRBIIG9XD7F.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Zip ties are flexible, strong, easy to use, and inexpensive, and because all of these wonderful qualities exist in a single object, we’ve been seeing some amazing projects involving this ingenious material. What are you making with zip ties? Enter it in the Zip Tie Challenge! We’re giving away an A...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:18:16 PST
Sew Warm Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/cozycreations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/0YJT/IIGC2HPZ/F3V0YJTIIGC2HPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/0YJT/IIGC2HPZ/F3V0YJTIIGC2HPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/0YJT/IIGC2HPZ/F3V0YJTIIGC2HPZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cozy up to the sewing machine this winter and make something for the Sew Warm Challenge. From quilts, to infinity scarves, there are lots of things you can make to help you keep warm when the temperatures start to drop. One lucky winner will receives a Janome serger overlock sewing machine, and 25 ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:08:40 PST
Jewelry Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/jewelry2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/H863/IIG9XA99/FPQH863IIG9XA99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/H863/IIG9XA99/FPQH863IIG9XA99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/H863/IIG9XA99/FPQH863IIG9XA99.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Show us your bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more! The Jewelry Contest is open to any and all jewelry projects you can think of. Prizes include a Foredom Flex Shaft kit, complete starter soldering kit with torch, a metal stamping kit, and Instructables prize pack. Whether you're making last-minu...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:49:51 PST
Chocolate Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/chocolatecontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/CNYV/IIEYY893/F09CNYVIIEYY893.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/CNYV/IIEYY893/F09CNYVIIEYY893.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/CNYV/IIEYY893/F09CNYVIIEYY893.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Chocolate is an indulgent treat that we can’t get enough of. Whether you like it cool or melty, sugary or savory, it’s time to show your sweet tooth some love and whip up an entry for the Chocolate Contest. Alas, the winners will not be receiving golden tickets to Wonka’s factory, but we’ve got the...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:25:40 PST
Arduino All The Things! Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/arduinoallthethings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/87ES/II5M5NHX/FY587ESII5M5NHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/87ES/II5M5NHX/FY587ESII5M5NHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/87ES/II5M5NHX/FY587ESII5M5NHX.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We’re constantly being blown away by all the cool microcontroller projects being made out there. So we invite you to enter your Arduino or other microcontroller project in the Arduino All the Things Contest today. Whether the application is practical or for play, the project possibilities when you ...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 01:06:26 PST
Brave the Elements Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/elements/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/73MX/II4UGOIH/F4C73MXII4UGOIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/73MX/II4UGOIH/F4C73MXII4UGOIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/73MX/II4UGOIH/F4C73MXII4UGOIH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Fire, earth, air, and water -- the Brave the Elements Contest is about all the things you make and do to withstand or take advantage of the elements. All projects that involve or are inspired by one of the four elements are eligible. So show us your fire pits, wind turbines, rain collection systems,...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:18:38 PST
Indoor Gardening Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/contest/indoorgardening2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/ZTJ6/IHUYPBH3/F8SZTJ6IHUYPBH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/ZTJ6/IHUYPBH3/F8SZTJ6IHUYPBH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/ZTJ6/IHUYPBH3/F8SZTJ6IHUYPBH3.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Do you have a green thumb? Today might be your lucky day! In the Indoor Gardening Contest, we want to see how you garden indoors. Rock gardens, succulents, cacti, bonsai, potted plants, hydroponics, kitchen herb gardens, wheatgrass, greenhouses… show us what indoor gardening means to you! The winne...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 12:05:16 PST
Sci-Fi Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/scifi2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/9HCM/IHUUDK7B/FLR9HCMIHUUDK7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/9HCM/IHUUDK7B/FLR9HCMIHUUDK7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/9HCM/IHUUDK7B/FLR9HCMIHUUDK7B.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In our very own galaxy, makers like you are dreaming up ideas that will shape the future. Enter your ideas in the Sci-Fi Contest and pay tribute to your favorite sci-fi classics in the process! There’s a special judges’ prize for Star Wars projects, and any project inspired by a film, TV show, or bo...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 22:52:49 PST
Leftovers Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/leftovers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ST5S/IHUUDH4A/FHJST5SIHUUDH4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ST5S/IHUUDH4A/FHJST5SIHUUDH4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ST5S/IHUUDH4A/FHJST5SIHUUDH4A.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name “What are we going to do with these leftovers?” A pretty common question, right? For the Leftovers Challenge, we want to see your answers! Whether it’s food or materials, show us what you made with the scraps, the unused bits, and the remainders. The winner will take home an iPad Mini 4, and all f...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 22:18:37 PST
2x4 Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/2x4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/AXW3/IHM9O1IC/FHTAXW3IHM9O1IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/AXW3/IHM9O1IC/FHTAXW3IHM9O1IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/AXW3/IHM9O1IC/FHTAXW3IHM9O1IC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We’re pleased to announce the 2x4 Contest with prizes provided by Duluth Trading Company! Anything you make that uses 2x4s is eligible, and no project is too big or too small. Prizes include a $500 giftcard to STIHL, AWOL Bag, Lumberjack Log Furniture Tool Kit, tool organizers, and much more. What ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:22:10 PST
Homemade Gifts Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/contest/homemadegifts2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/IYZT/IHKWH64H/F6JIYZTIHKWH64H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/IYZT/IHKWH64H/F6JIYZTIHKWH64H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/IYZT/IHKWH64H/F6JIYZTIHKWH64H.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name When it comes to gifts, ’tis better to make than to buy. Make something for the ones you love and enter the Homemade Gifts Contest. Any and all gifts are eligible and there are special judges’ prizes for stuffed animals, and food. Your reward for taking the time to make something from the heart? A ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:51:59 PST
Furniture Hacks Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/furniturehacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/54KU/IHAYINF6/FE354KUIHAYINF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/54KU/IHAYINF6/FE354KUIHAYINF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/54KU/IHAYINF6/FE354KUIHAYINF6.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Do you have a knack for hacking furniture? In the Furniture Hacks Contest, we want to see how you refurbish, beautify, and optimize your furniture. Prizes are provided by Woodcraft and the winnings are drool-worthy! Enter your projects to win a SawStop table saw, Jet 10” joiner, semi-automatic scre...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:13:51 PST
Dyeing for Color Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/dyeingforcolor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/8CP4/IHAYI874/FZ88CP4IHAYI874.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/8CP4/IHAYI874/FZ88CP4IHAYI874.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/8CP4/IHAYI874/FZ88CP4IHAYI874.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In the Dyeing for Color Contest, we’re celebrating the transformative process of dyeing! There are judges’ prizes for both hair and non-hair projects, so get ready to flex those dyeing skills. Projects that experiment with all different types of processes and materials are eligible. Winners will ta...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:40:14 PST
Three Ingredient Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/3ingredient/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/BJR4/IH29IES5/FK9BJR4IH29IES5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/BJR4/IH29IES5/FK9BJR4IH29IES5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/BJR4/IH29IES5/FK9BJR4IH29IES5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sometimes the best projects are the simplest ones. We’re celebrating projects and recipes that have just three materials or ingredients in the Three-Ingredient Challenge! Food and non-food Instructables are eligible. The important criteria is that your project is made with just three things! The wi...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:53:43 PST
Cooking for One Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/cookingforone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/M6IF/IH0YKLVK/F4SM6IFIH0YKLVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/M6IF/IH0YKLVK/F4SM6IFIH0YKLVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/M6IF/IH0YKLVK/F4SM6IFIH0YKLVK.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name One pot dinners, 30-minute meals, and leftovers you actually look forward to -- in the Cooking for One Challenge, we want to see all your creative alternatives to takeout and TV dinners. Prizes are provided by Nomiku, and our contests are now open to submissions from over 180 countries!  Five winne...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:21:32 PST
Tech Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/HobbyKing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/TKDX/IGQW79V6/FO1TKDXIGQW79V6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/TKDX/IGQW79V6/FO1TKDXIGQW79V6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/TKDX/IGQW79V6/FO1TKDXIGQW79V6.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura The Tech Contest is back and this year we’ve partnered with HobbyKing, the #1 online retailer for all things remote controlled! Any and all tech projects are eligible for this contest, so show us your bots, copters, and any other manifestations of your love for technology. Winners will get up to $2...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 15:42:57 PST
Heirloom Recipes Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/heirloom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/URF6/IGNZ3PHM/FM9URF6IGNZ3PHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/URF6/IGNZ3PHM/FM9URF6IGNZ3PHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/URF6/IGNZ3PHM/FM9URF6IGNZ3PHM.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s time to bust out grandma’s cookbook and share some well-loved recipes that have stood the test of time, in the Heirloom Recipes Contest. Winners will take home Le Creuset cookware and more fantastic prizes. Any recipes that are heirloom or inspired by heirloom recipes are eligible. Don’t forge...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 12:14:37 PST
Patterns Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/patterns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/18QB/IGMLY35C/F7O18QBIGMLY35C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/18QB/IGMLY35C/F7O18QBIGMLY35C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/18QB/IGMLY35C/F7O18QBIGMLY35C.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Patterns are a great introduction to sewing. They can teach you about grain lines, how to find the right and wrong sides of a knit, and how to maximize your fabric for the least possible waste. In the Patterns Contest, we want to see all the ways you use, modify, or create original patterns. Prizes...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 11:37:23 PST
Animal Innovations Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/animalinnovations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/N9LM/IGIBHCIG/F8FN9LMIGIBHCIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/N9LM/IGIBHCIG/F8FN9LMIGIBHCIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/N9LM/IGIBHCIG/F8FN9LMIGIBHCIG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Did you know that owning a pet can make you happier and healthier? Return the favor and make something for you pet in the Animal Innovations Contest! There are lots of creative ways you can care for your pet using technology and DIY skills, from automating their food and water distribution to baking...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:55:04 PST
Robotics Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/robotics2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/WGG9/IGGW8Y9K/FK3WGG9IGGW8Y9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/WGG9/IGGW8Y9K/FK3WGG9IGGW8Y9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/WGG9/IGGW8Y9K/FK3WGG9IGGW8Y9K.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Before we welcome our new robot overlords, we have to design and build them first. For the Robotics Contest, we welcome all projects that are robot-related. The winners will take home some an iPad, SparkFun electronics kits for Arduino Uno, oscilloscopes, and much more. Check out the prizes below. H...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 10:26:45 PST
Spectacular Failures Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/epicfail/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/A8C2/IG2JJJNT/FXAA8C2IG2JJJNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/A8C2/IG2JJJNT/FXAA8C2IG2JJJNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/A8C2/IG2JJJNT/FXAA8C2IG2JJJNT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Any good maker will tell you to accept and embrace the process of iteration. A natural product of that iterative process is failure and the Spectacular Failures Contests celebrates that! Share photos, videos, and stories of your fails from project builds: Slumping, cracking, burned, melted, misshape...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 17:43:45 PDT
Book It! Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/bookit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/760Q/IG2LND2D/F9W760QIG2LND2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/760Q/IG2LND2D/F9W760QIG2LND2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/760Q/IG2LND2D/F9W760QIG2LND2D.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Celebrate the book and your own creativity in the Book It! Contest.  Make it, upcycle it, or reinvent it! Whether you create a lamp, costume, or canvas for graffiti, we’d like to see your best project ideas inspired by the classic codex (that’s a fancy Latin word for the form of the book we all know...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 14:57:53 PDT
Caffeine Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/caffeine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/1YHT/IFTWPIKA/FJC1YHTIFTWPIKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/1YHT/IFTWPIKA/FJC1YHTIFTWPIKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/1YHT/IFTWPIKA/FJC1YHTIFTWPIKA.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name There are lots of ways to get your caffeine fix, from coffee to tea to homemade energy drinks. Enter your ideas in the Caffeine Challenge! The projects we’re looking for should include or be inspired by caffeine in some way. That could mean making a caffeinated bath bomb, chocolate covered espresso ...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 10:36:07 PDT
Make It Glow! Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/makeitglow2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/YIJH/IFSLL8G3/FLHYIJHIFSLL8G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/YIJH/IFSLL8G3/FLHYIJHIFSLL8G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/YIJH/IFSLL8G3/FLHYIJHIFSLL8G3.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Our planet is powered by a big, glowing orb in the sky, so it’s only natural that the human eye is drawn to things that glow. In the Make It Glow Contest, we’re celebrating all things bright and glowy. So bust out your lightbulbs, EL wire, candles, fiber optic cable, and anything else that casts a g...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:28:38 PDT
Dorm Food Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/dormfood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/PJ14/IFSLK03T/F77PJ14IFSLK03T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/PJ14/IFSLK03T/F77PJ14IFSLK03T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/PJ14/IFSLK03T/F77PJ14IFSLK03T.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Microwaved ramen and instant mac n’ cheese are college cliches, but they don’t have to be. Enter the Dorm Food Contest and show us your one-pot dinners, grab-and-go breakfast ideas, and mouthwatering packed lunches! The main objective of this contest is achieving maximum flavor with limited kitchen ...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:34:20 PDT
Time Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/time/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/P9LU/IFOBD4JA/FF4P9LUIFOBD4JA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/P9LU/IFOBD4JA/FF4P9LUIFOBD4JA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/P9LU/IFOBD4JA/FF4P9LUIFOBD4JA.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We live in a time when innovation is everywhere and the Time Contest is your opportunity to innovate! For this contest, we want you to share all your clocks, sun dials, calendars, and anything else inspired by time. The prizes include a Pebble Time, Withings Activite Pop Health Tracker, AnaDigi Ang...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:35:03 PDT
Host with the Most Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/host/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/MBU6/IFJYSSRV/F08MBU6IFJYSSRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/MBU6/IFJYSSRV/F08MBU6IFJYSSRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/MBU6/IFJYSSRV/F08MBU6IFJYSSRV.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Are you a host (or hostess) with the most? In the Host with the Most Challenge, we’d like to see projects related to hosting: whether it’s a party, weekend guests, or preparing your house for a short-term rental, anything related to hosting is eligible in this challenge. The winner of this challeng...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:33:24 PDT
Sugar Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/sugar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/1IHH/IFGNXW29/FIA1IHHIFGNXW29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/1IHH/IFGNXW29/FIA1IHHIFGNXW29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/1IHH/IFGNXW29/FIA1IHHIFGNXW29.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Life is sweet when you win a contest, and it’s doubly sweet when it’s the Sugar Contest! This contest is super open — anything related to sugar goes. So whether you’re baking a delicious treat or sculpting in sugar, we want to see it as an Instructable. Prizes include a KitchenAid tilt-head stand m...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:31:44 PDT
Back to the Future Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/bttf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SQ9K/IFD6K8GX/F19SQ9KIFD6K8GX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SQ9K/IFD6K8GX/F19SQ9KIFD6K8GX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SQ9K/IFD6K8GX/F19SQ9KIFD6K8GX.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name October 21, 2015 may seem like an ordinary day, but it’s actually one of the most anticipated days in movie history! On this day, Marty and Doc Brown braved time together to visit the future, and we’re running a Back to the Future Contest to celebrate!  Join us in commemorating this epic trilogy by...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 00:42:22 PDT
Pumpkin Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/pumpkin2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/KEPQ/IFCDHGVK/F4YKEPQIFCDHGVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/KEPQ/IFCDHGVK/F4YKEPQIFCDHGVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/KEPQ/IFCDHGVK/F4YKEPQIFCDHGVK.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Ah, the pumpkin. An iconic symbol of fall and the undeniable fruit mascot of Halloween. In the Pumpkin Challenge, we’d like to see what the pumpkin inspires you to make. Something tasty to eat? A spooky Halloween decoration? Or maybe something a little more offbeat? Share everything pumpkin! We wil...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 23:58:55 PDT
Wearable Tech Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/wearabletech/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/9TPL/IEY3GQIF/F8Z9TPLIEY3GQIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/9TPL/IEY3GQIF/F8Z9TPLIEY3GQIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/9TPL/IEY3GQIF/F8Z9TPLIEY3GQIF.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Wearable technology has come a long way in the past couple years, and we’re eager to see what you’re making in this exciting space! Enter your creations in the Wearable Tech Contest for a chance to win an Apple Watch Sport, Bluetooth speakers, and gift certificates to SparkFun. Whether you’re worki...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:33:58 PDT
Papercraft Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/contest/papercraft2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/PJO6/IEY3AQ2F/FDNPJO6IEY3AQ2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/PJO6/IEY3AQ2F/FDNPJO6IEY3AQ2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/PJO6/IEY3AQ2F/FDNPJO6IEY3AQ2F.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Papercraft can mean different things to different people, but to us, it’s all eligible for the Papercraft Contest! Show us your intricate origami, quill until your heart’s content, or even fashion a pepakura Halloween mask.   Prizes are provided by Power Up Toys and the goodies include a Power Up 3...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 22:18:22 PDT
Leather Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/leather2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/I7ZQ/IETSOUGR/F9UI7ZQIETSOUGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/I7ZQ/IETSOUGR/F9UI7ZQIETSOUGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/I7ZQ/IETSOUGR/F9UI7ZQIETSOUGR.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Leather is a versatile material to work with. What does it inspire you to make? Whether it’s masks, bags, furniture, costumes, shoes, wallets… if your project incorporates leather, it’s fair game for the Leather Contest. Together with Tandy Leather, we’re offering up some amazing prizes to the winn...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 11:47:49 PDT
Fall For Yarn Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/fallforyarn/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/OS03/IEQY4P00/FZ4OS03IEQY4P00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/OS03/IEQY4P00/FZ4OS03IEQY4P00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/OS03/IEQY4P00/FZ4OS03IEQY4P00.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Autumn is upon us and we’ve partnered with Lion Brand Yarn to bring you the Fall for Yarn Challenge. If you’re planning to whip up something warm and cozy for sweater season, document your work and enter for a chance to win $200 in Lion Brand store credit, and a beautiful Ashford weaving loom. All ...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 10:29:46 PDT
Halloween Props Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweenprops2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/D114/IEGXWAUR/FRMD114IEGXWAUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/D114/IEGXWAUR/FRMD114IEGXWAUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/D114/IEGXWAUR/FRMD114IEGXWAUR.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name A prop is something you hold that adds a “wow” factor to your costume. We’re talking anything from witch brooms, shields, and books to wands, hoverboards, staffs, and more. If you hold it, it’s eligible for the Halloween Props Contest. Also, a heads up: we have special judges prizes for best light-u...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:39:14 PDT
Halloween Decor Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweendecor2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/AT1J/IEIUD3WY/FI7AT1JIEIUD3WY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/AT1J/IEIUD3WY/FI7AT1JIEIUD3WY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/AT1J/IEIUD3WY/FI7AT1JIEIUD3WY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Decorations are home or yard decor that stand alone (i.e., they aren’t part of your costume). How do you create a Halloween mood at your house or office? From cute to scary, we’re looking for all your homemade Halloween decor in the Halloween Decor Contest. We’re giving away some ghoulishly great p...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:35:03 PDT
Halloween Food Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweenfood2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/USL7/IEGXXE39/FMEUSL7IEGXXE39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/USL7/IEGXXE39/FMEUSL7IEGXXE39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/USL7/IEGXXE39/FMEUSL7IEGXXE39.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What kind of spooky treats and dreadful dishes are you cooking up this year? Whatever food you're making, enter it in the Halloween Food Contest to win some sweet prizes. Winners will get an Vitamix blender, a Wüsthof Knife set, spooky cookie cutters, and more. Your party planning skills are going ...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:33:25 PDT
Halloween Costume Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweencostumes2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/MVOR/IEGXXGWK/F9KMVORIEGXXGWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/MVOR/IEGXXGWK/F9KMVORIEGXXGWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/MVOR/IEGXXGWK/F9KMVORIEGXXGWK.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Ready your sewing machines, fire up the glue guns, and charge your battery packs, it's Halloween again! Enter your DIY masterpieces in the Halloween Costume Contest for a chance to win some awesome prizes including an iPad Mini, a Petcube Camera, a Leatherman multitool, Samsung digital camera, and m...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:30:24 PDT
Preserve It! Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/preserveit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/RGR0/IDU2OHU1/F5MRGR0IDU2OHU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/RGR0/IDU2OHU1/F5MRGR0IDU2OHU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/RGR0/IDU2OHU1/F5MRGR0IDU2OHU1.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Whatever you like to preserve, whether it’s food, memories, objects, or… anything else,  show us how it’s done in the Preserve It Contest. The winners will take home some nifty prizes like a preserving set (including copper pan), pressure cooker, food mill, and more. Good luck! You CAN do it. Want...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:06:56 PDT
Survival Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/survival2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/NIKH/ICPP2M8O/FJ0NIKHICPP2M8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/NIKH/ICPP2M8O/FJ0NIKHICPP2M8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/NIKH/ICPP2M8O/FJ0NIKHICPP2M8O.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The world is an unpredictable place, and it pays to be prepared. In the Survival Contest, we’re looking for your builds, hacks, and tricks for not only surviving, but thriving in any situation. Whether you’re flexing your survival skills in the great outdoors or preparing for the zombie apocalypse, ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:42:44 PDT