Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:00:14 PST BLOX v1.01 Green Electronics Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/greenelectronics2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EL2Q/IWH38GFY/F7AEL2QIWH38GFY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EL2Q/IWH38GFY/F7AEL2QIWH38GFY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EL2Q/IWH38GFY/F7AEL2QIWH38GFY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The Green Electronics Contest is back and this year we’ve partnered with Digi-Key. Green electronics can be defined as projects that involve sustainability, reuse, upcycling, or anything that prevents or minimizes e-waste. Prizes for the top submissions are green, too! Winners will take home an Evo...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:48:17 PST
Sci-Fi Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/scifi2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/Q0F0/IWGXU4RC/FEKQ0F0IWGXU4RC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/Q0F0/IWGXU4RC/FEKQ0F0IWGXU4RC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/Q0F0/IWGXU4RC/FEKQ0F0IWGXU4RC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bring the adventures from a far off galaxy back home for this year’s Sci-Fi Contest! We want to see replicas, creative cosplay, and projects that show off your appreciation for your favorite Sci-Fi movies, books, and TV shows. Also, in honor of the upcoming new Star Wars movie, there is a special ju...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:08:58 PST
Soft Toys Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/softtoys/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/TY1Z/IW6PH1JQ/F8BTY1ZIW6PH1JQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/TY1Z/IW6PH1JQ/F8BTY1ZIW6PH1JQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/TY1Z/IW6PH1JQ/F8BTY1ZIW6PH1JQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What’s soft and cuddly and fit for a kid? Your entry in the Soft Toys Challenge! Share your handmade stuffed animals and creatures, dolls, and any other soft toys that won’t poke an eye out. The grand prize winner will win a Brother SE400 computerized sewing machine and runners-up will take home an...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:54:54 PST
Sewn By Hand Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/sewnbyhand/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FX7/3ASC/IW6PL0BW/FX73ASCIW6PL0BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FX7/3ASC/IW6PL0BW/FX73ASCIW6PL0BW.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FX7/3ASC/IW6PL0BW/FX73ASCIW6PL0BW.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You’ve got to learn to walk before you run, as they say, and the same logic applies to sewing. In the Sewn by Hand Challenge, we want you to flex your fingers and make something hand-sewn! The grand prize winner will take home an iPad Mini and runners up will win an Instructables prize pack. Enroll...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:36:18 PST
Wooden Toys Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/woodentoys/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/L4O1/IW6PECHL/FV5L4O1IW6PECHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/L4O1/IW6PECHL/FV5L4O1IW6PECHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/L4O1/IW6PECHL/FV5L4O1IW6PECHL.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Wooden toys never go out of style. We’ve partnered with Woodcraft to bring you the Wooden Toys Challenge, and the prizes are sure to inspire! There’s so much you can do with wood and we want to see what toys you can create for this challenge. One grand prize winner will take home a DeWalt Scroll Sa...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:12:06 PST
Indoor Gardening Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/indoorgardening2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/1NN3/IVO3YF1L/FQY1NN3IVO3YF1L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/1NN3/IVO3YF1L/FQY1NN3IVO3YF1L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/1NN3/IVO3YF1L/FQY1NN3IVO3YF1L.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Winter can’t stop a green thumb. We’re pleased to bring you the 3rd annual Indoor Gardening Contest! Share your indoor gardening tips and tricks and we’ll reward you with some fresh new gardening supplies. Winners will take home an iPad Mini 2, AeroGarden Harvest Touch, or 5-in-1 gardener’s tool. G...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 01:01:50 PST
Arduino Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/arduino2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/4D5Z/IVO3PG2T/F7O4D5ZIVO3PG2T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/4D5Z/IVO3PG2T/F7O4D5ZIVO3PG2T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/4D5Z/IVO3PG2T/F7O4D5ZIVO3PG2T.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Tinkerers, rejoice! We’re pleased to bring you the Arduino Contest with prizes provided by Digi-Key and celebrity judge, Massimo Banzi from Arduino.cc. This contest is open to any project that uses a microcontroller, so tinker, solder, and create until your heart’s content. Authors with the top pro...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:52:50 PST
Homemade Gifts Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/homemadegifts2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/57Z8/IVO3TEE8/FMG57Z8IVO3TEE8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/57Z8/IVO3TEE8/FMG57Z8IVO3TEE8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/57Z8/IVO3TEE8/FMG57Z8IVO3TEE8.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The holiday season is right around the corner! You could try to buy the perfect gift, or you could make the perfect gift. For the Homemade Gifts Contest, we want to see what you create for the special people in your life. All gifts are eligible, and we would love to hear about who the gift is for a...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:17:05 PST
Make it Glow Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/makeitglow2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/Z5EM/IVO39YES/FXAZ5EMIVO39YES.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/Z5EM/IVO39YES/FXAZ5EMIVO39YES.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/Z5EM/IVO39YES/FXAZ5EMIVO39YES.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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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:56:37 PST
First Time Authors Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/firsttimeauthors2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/X0Z9/IVO39O2W/F6PX0Z9IVO39O2W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/X0Z9/IVO39O2W/F6PX0Z9IVO39O2W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/X0Z9/IVO39O2W/F6PX0Z9IVO39O2W.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you've never posted an Instructable before, now's the time! The First-Time Author Contest is designed for people just like you, and any project you decide to make is eligible. Whether you're a new member or have been watching from the sidelines for years, we can't wait to see the things you creat...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:22:38 PST
Baking Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/baking2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/97KD/IVHQWUPH/FYP97KDIVHQWUPH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/97KD/IVHQWUPH/FYP97KDIVHQWUPH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/97KD/IVHQWUPH/FYP97KDIVHQWUPH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The holidays are a perfect excuse to spend a little extra time in the kitchen and we want to see what you are inspired to create in the Baking Contest. Anything edible baked in an oven using dry heat will qualify. Show off your baking prowess for a chance to win some great supplies for your kitchen...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:48:25 PST
CNC Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/cnc2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/T05P/IVA4UDFM/FVHT05PIVA4UDFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/T05P/IVA4UDFM/FVHT05PIVA4UDFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/T05P/IVA4UDFM/FVHT05PIVA4UDFM.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Together with Carbide3D, we’re proud to present the CNC Contest! CNC stands for computer numerical control and though it’s been around since the 70s, it’s only recently become more mainstream (think milling machines, 3D printers, laser engravers, etc). In this contest, we’re looking for all things C...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:46:27 PST
Epilog Contest 8 http://www.instructables.com/contest/epilog8/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/DT05/IVA4U7O3/FEXDT05IVA4U7O3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/DT05/IVA4U7O3/FEXDT05IVA4U7O3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/DT05/IVA4U7O3/FEXDT05IVA4U7O3.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s been another year, which means it’s time for the 8th Epilog Contest! This year, Scribbler will be joining Epilog to give away some impressive prizes: a 30-watt Zing 16 Laser System and Scribbler V3 3D pens! To be the winner of one of these awesome prizes you just need to show off something you’...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:11:29 PST
Vegan Food Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/vegan2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/A8PI/IV0AP6YD/FZ2A8PIIV0AP6YD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/A8PI/IV0AP6YD/FZ2A8PIIV0AP6YD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/A8PI/IV0AP6YD/FZ2A8PIIV0AP6YD.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name All hail plant-based diets! The Vegan Challenge is here and Nomiku is providing some drool-worthy prizes. Share your vegan recipes, ingredient substitutions, cooking hacks and any other food-related tips that help you stay true to your vegan values. Five grand prize winners will take home a Wifi No...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 10:50:55 PST
Brave the Elements 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/bravetheelements2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/GS20/IV0AP87Y/FVEGS20IV0AP87Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/GS20/IV0AP87Y/FVEGS20IV0AP87Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/GS20/IV0AP87Y/FVEGS20IV0AP87Y.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. Projects that involve or are inspired by one (or more) of the four classical elements are eligible. The lucky winners will take home an REI Radiant s...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:08:10 PDT
Tables and Desks Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/tablesdesks2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/GUQ6/IV0AORGF/FB6GUQ6IV0AORGF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/GUQ6/IV0AORGF/FB6GUQ6IV0AORGF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/GUQ6/IV0AORGF/FB6GUQ6IV0AORGF.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Tables and desks can be traditional and ordinary . . . or they can be completely unique and original. Whatever style of table you make, share it in the Tables and Desks Contest brought to you in part by Woodcraft! The winners of this contest will walk away with tools provided by Woodcraft including...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:02:17 PDT
Design Now: 3D Design Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/designnowhourofmake/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/A1YO/IUHMTM82/FZXA1YOIUHMTM82.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/A1YO/IUHMTM82/FZXA1YOIUHMTM82.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/A1YO/IUHMTM82/FZXA1YOIUHMTM82.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hone your 3D design and printing skills for the Design Now: 3D Printing Contest. Together with Shapeways and 3Dconnexion, we’ve put together a contest to inspire you to create something unique. Prizes include a MakerGear M2 3D printer, 3DConnexion SpaceMouse® Pro Wireless, Shapeways print credit, an...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:40:44 PDT
Cheese Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/cheese2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/VRX5/IUSLSCAF/FWHVRX5IUSLSCAF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/VRX5/IUSLSCAF/FWHVRX5IUSLSCAF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/VRX5/IUSLSCAF/FWHVRX5IUSLSCAF.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Any way you slice it, cheese is awesome. It can transform a dish and elevate a sandwich. Some people even eat it for dessert! Share your cheesemaking and cheese-related Instructables in the Cheese Challenge. Three grand prize winners will win a Shun Knife Set and a Lékué Cheese Maker, and 25 runner...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:17:01 PDT
Hats and Headpieces Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/hats2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/HC7S/IUIZ39U6/F86HC7SIUIZ39U6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/HC7S/IUIZ39U6/F86HC7SIUIZ39U6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/HC7S/IUIZ39U6/F86HC7SIUIZ39U6.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Make something that turns heads for the Hats and Headpieces Challenge! Whether you’re making a hat for everyday wear, designing something for a costume, or embellishing a headpiece for a special event, if it’s a hat or headpiece, it’s eligible for this challenge. Winners will take home an Brother S...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:05:36 PDT
Rugs Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/rugschallenge2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/NCQP/IUIZ36IW/FB2NCQPIUIZ36IW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/NCQP/IUIZ36IW/FB2NCQPIUIZ36IW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/NCQP/IUIZ36IW/FB2NCQPIUIZ36IW.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name A rug can really tie a room together and what’s more unique than a rug you made yourself? Enter your rug creations in the Rugs Challenge -- whether you’re going the traditional route or bending the classic rug-making rules, we want to see how your rugs come together. Winners will get an Amazon Echo...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:50:21 PDT
Glue Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/glue2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/ON14/IU9VK3IL/FKQON14IU9VK3IL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/ON14/IU9VK3IL/FKQON14IU9VK3IL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/ON14/IU9VK3IL/FKQON14IU9VK3IL.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Break out the glue and get creative! The Glue Challenge is open to any projects that use glue -- whether you’re making a repair or using it in unexpected ways. You've probably been using glue since grade school but how will you use it for this challenge?  Three lucky winners will take home an iPad ...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 22:11:06 PDT
Amps and Speakers Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/ampsspeakers2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/L11K/IU9UZMCL/FZLL11KIU9UZMCL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/L11K/IU9UZMCL/FZLL11KIU9UZMCL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/L11K/IU9UZMCL/FZLL11KIU9UZMCL.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Attention audiophiles, DJs, circuit benders, and otherwise noisy people -- the Amps and Speakers Contest is open for your imaginative entries. From speakers and tweeters to amps and subwoofers, we want to see all your speaker-related builds in this contest. Enter to win some exciting prizes provide...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:23:17 PDT
IoT Builders Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/iotbuilders/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/AQW3/ITW2KLZN/FJIAQW3ITW2KLZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/AQW3/ITW2KLZN/FJIAQW3ITW2KLZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/AQW3/ITW2KLZN/FJIAQW3ITW2KLZN.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Get ready to hack your world and all the things in it! In the IoT Builders Contest, we challenge you to build internet-connected solutions that make you or your world smarter, using tech in cool new ways. Connect products and devices, build apps, or hack a process. Whether in the realm of your home...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:52:22 PDT
Survival Ready Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/survivalready/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/TS6Q/ITU94J79/FMFTS6QITU94J79.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/TS6Q/ITU94J79/FMFTS6QITU94J79.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/TS6Q/ITU94J79/FMFTS6QITU94J79.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name How would you survive in a post-apocalyptic world? The Survival Ready Contest is brought to you in partnership with AMC’s The Walking Dead, and any and all survival-themed projects are eligible. The show follows a group of survivors who band together to survive and adapt in a post-apocalyptic world ...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 08:11:52 PDT
Pumpkin Carving Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/pumpkincarving2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/6UQL/ITU94L09/FLW6UQLITU94L09.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/6UQL/ITU94L09/FLW6UQLITU94L09.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/6UQL/ITU94L09/FLW6UQLITU94L09.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Get out the knives and cutting tools, it's time to gut some gourds for the Pumpkin Carving Contest! The pumpkin is an iconic symbol of fall and the undeniable fruit mascot of Halloween. Prizes for the competition are provided by Dremel and the list includes a Dremel 3D printer, pumpkin carving kit,...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 11:18:54 PDT
Circuits Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/circuits2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/7PR2/ITCHQY7D/FLB7PR2ITCHQY7D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/7PR2/ITCHQY7D/FLB7PR2ITCHQY7D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/7PR2/ITCHQY7D/FLB7PR2ITCHQY7D.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Circuits are all around us. They’re in our smartphones, cars, TV's, and even clothing -- and they’re the focal point for the Circuits Contest! Any new project that involves circuitry is eligible and there is a special judges’ prize for the best project that uses any of the three Autodesk Circuits si...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:27:25 PDT
Dorm Hacks Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/dormhacks2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/0MDZ/ITCHQV8C/F9Z0MDZITCHQV8C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/0MDZ/ITCHQV8C/F9Z0MDZITCHQV8C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/0MDZ/ITCHQV8C/F9Z0MDZITCHQV8C.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name College is a time for growth, change, learning, and creativity. We want you to put those new life skills to the test in the Dorm Hacks Contest! Show us the things you make or do that simplify your college life, help you save money, make your dorm feel bigger, and anything else that relates to a DIY ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:45:10 PDT
Made with Yarn Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/madewithyarn/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/48C4/ITA8YPOG/FD248C4ITA8YPOG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/48C4/ITA8YPOG/FD248C4ITA8YPOG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/48C4/ITA8YPOG/FD248C4ITA8YPOG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What can you make with yarn? The Made with Yarn Contest is brought to you in part by WEBS - America’s Yarn Store. We’re looking for knitting, crochet, and any other projects that use yarn as the main material. Prizes include gift cards from WEBS, a knitting essentials kit, bamboo knitting needles, ...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:47:39 PDT
Meat Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/meat2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/2AUR/ITA8YN3H/FLW2AURITA8YN3H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/2AUR/ITA8YN3H/FLW2AURITA8YN3H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/2AUR/ITA8YN3H/FLW2AURITA8YN3H.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Meat lovers, rejoice! The Meat Contest is back and this year, your creativity could win you a meat subscription from Carnivore Club. Enter your meat recipes and meat-related projects for a chance to win up to a year of fine meats delivered to your door. Entries will be judged based on creativity, o...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:16:34 PDT
Halloween Props Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweenprops2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/KPBB/ISZPKTGJ/FJ8KPBBISZPKTGJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/KPBB/ISZPKTGJ/FJ8KPBBISZPKTGJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/KPBB/ISZPKTGJ/FJ8KPBBISZPKTGJ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Any Halloween aficionado will tell you: props are the key to an outstanding costume. We define a prop as something you hold that adds a “wow” factor to your costume. If you hold it, it’s eligible for the Halloween Props Contest. We’re giving away some fabulous prizes to the winners of this contest,...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 02:33:38 PDT
Halloween Decor Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweendecor2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/IZ0J/ISZPKSZ9/F3TIZ0JISZPKSZ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/IZ0J/ISZPKSZ9/F3TIZ0JISZPKSZ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/IZ0J/ISZPKSZ9/F3TIZ0JISZPKSZ9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Decorations are stand-alone embellishments that are not props or part of a costume. In the Halloween Decor Contest, we’re looking for all decorative Halloween projects, whether they’re spooky, sweet, or somewhere in the middle. Attention, cost-conscious folks: we have a special judges’ prize for th...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 02:09:30 PDT
Halloween Food Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweenfood2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZPYT/ISZPKSJ0/F1LZPYTISZPKSJ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZPYT/ISZPKSJ0/F1LZPYTISZPKSJ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/ZPYT/ISZPKSJ0/F1LZPYTISZPKSJ0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Trick or treat! The Halloween Food Contest is back to spook, delight, and tantalize your taste buds. What sweet or savory creations are you cooking up this year? The ever-so-talented baker Christine McConnell is providing prizes and judging, so put your best foot forward. Show us what’s brewing in ...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 01:43:02 PDT
Halloween Costume Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweencostumes2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/B4DX/ISZPKR5N/FU2B4DXISZPKR5N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/B4DX/ISZPKR5N/FU2B4DXISZPKR5N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/B4DX/ISZPKR5N/FU2B4DXISZPKR5N.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Ready your sewing machine and fire up the glue gun! This year’s Halloween Costume Contest is brought to you in part by Stan Winston School of Character Arts, SINGER, and McCall's Patterns. Any and all costumes are eligible and we welcome both traditional and alternative methods of construction. Sha...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 01:17:06 PDT
Live off the Land Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/liveofftheland/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/RW0P/ISCBBW8X/F71RW0PISCBBW8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/RW0P/ISCBBW8X/F71RW0PISCBBW8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/RW0P/ISCBBW8X/F71RW0PISCBBW8X.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Get in touch with your hunter-gatherer roots for the Live Off the Land Contest. Before modern technology allowed us to summon food from our smartphones, humans spent a great deal of time hunting and growing their food. This contest calls for projects that involve hunting, gathering, and anything els...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 14:16:55 PDT
LED Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/LED2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/4ABV/ISCBBU0W/FV64ABVISCBBU0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/4ABV/ISCBBU0W/FV64ABVISCBBU0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/4ABV/ISCBBU0W/FV64ABVISCBBU0W.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick What brilliant ideas can you come up with that involve LEDs? Share them all in the LED Contest to win prizes provided by Tinkernut. If it uses LEDs, it's eligible for the contest. Enter your latest Instructables to win LED watch kits, a Raspberry Pi 3, Arduino starter kits, DIY gamer kits, and much...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 14:16:19 PDT
Hair Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/hair2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/ZCUS/ISCAWFFZ/FKXZCUSISCAWFFZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/ZCUS/ISCAWFFZ/FKXZCUSISCAWFFZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/ZCUS/ISCAWFFZ/FKXZCUSISCAWFFZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Throughout history, many cultures have believed that hair imbues its owner with strength and energy. Today, hair has the power to help you win the Instructables Hair Contest! Think braids, hair styles, hair cuts, hair dying, and any project related to hair. We’re giving away some fabulous prizes: a...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:59:44 PDT
Cake Decorating Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/cake2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/JQ20/ISCAWIKL/FG8JQ20ISCAWIKL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/JQ20/ISCAWIKL/FG8JQ20ISCAWIKL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/JQ20/ISCAWIKL/FG8JQ20ISCAWIKL.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name A party just isn’t complete without cake. Cakes, cupcakes, and cake pops -- in the Cake Decorating Contest, the design possibilities are endless and delicious! Prizes are provided by Blurb and winners will be featured in a commemorative Blurb magazine. Blurb is also offering a special judges' prize ...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:43:26 PDT
Clay Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/clay2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/O8G4/IRXT1O0W/FXZO8G4IRXT1O0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/O8G4/IRXT1O0W/FXZO8G4IRXT1O0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/O8G4/IRXT1O0W/FXZO8G4IRXT1O0W.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Get your hands dirty and make something for the Clay Contest; all clay-related projects are eligible! The Ceramic Shop is providing amazing prizes for this contest and you won't want to miss out. For the purpose of this contest, entries may use natural clay or any other moldable, malleable, clay-lik...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:34:33 PDT
Lamps and Lighting Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/lamps2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/GW34/IRXT1IMT/FYGGW34IRXT1IMT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/GW34/IRXT1IMT/FYGGW34IRXT1IMT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/GW34/IRXT1IMT/FYGGW34IRXT1IMT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Calling all brilliant minds! It’s time for the Lamps and Lighting Contest. Any project that lights up is eligible, so get to brainstorming and build an illuminated project that puts your current lamps and lights to shame. The winners will take home some wonderful prizes, including a Dewalt tools co...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:27:44 PDT
Puzzles Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/puzzles2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/MBGR/IRW8LTYC/FMDMBGRIRW8LTYC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/MBGR/IRW8LTYC/FMDMBGRIRW8LTYC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/MBGR/IRW8LTYC/FMDMBGRIRW8LTYC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Puzzle me this: what will you enter in the Puzzles Challenge? Set your noggin to problem-creation mode, and craft a game, toy, or challenge designed to test ingenuity or knowledge. Make it as fun or perplexing as you'd like. The winner will take home a brand new iPad Air 2, and all finalists receiv...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:59:07 PDT
Solar Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/solar2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/X6LQ/IRW8LOC0/FBJX6LQIRW8LOC0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/X6LQ/IRW8LOC0/FBJX6LQIRW8LOC0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/X6LQ/IRW8LOC0/FBJX6LQIRW8LOC0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Pay tribute to the star that warms our days and can power our nights. The Solar Contest is open to projects that use, store, or convert the sun’s energy. Enter your solar projects to win amazing prizes from GoalZero including a Yeti 400 solar generator kit, Yeti 150 solar generator kit, Nomad 7 Plu...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:45:29 PDT
Drones Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/drones2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/KYIZ/IRNSPOC3/FOAKYIZIRNSPOC3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/KYIZ/IRNSPOC3/FOAKYIZIRNSPOC3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/KYIZ/IRNSPOC3/FOAKYIZIRNSPOC3.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… the Drones Contest! We’re defining a drone as a powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator and can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely. Any drone-related project is eligible, so get cracking on your entry today. Shapeways is providing some fabu...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 14:09:46 PDT
Cardboard Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/cardboard2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/38JH/IRF7T2PT/F3338JHIRF7T2PT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/38JH/IRF7T2PT/F3338JHIRF7T2PT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/38JH/IRF7T2PT/F3338JHIRF7T2PT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cardboard is durable, cheap, accessible, and the challenge material for the Cardboard Contest! Reuse your cardboard boxes and scraps for a chance to win fabulous prizes from TINE. All projects that use cardboard are eligible no matter what you decide to build. Enter your best ideas to win TINE comb...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 10:54:28 PDT
Canning and Pickling Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/canningpickling2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9BPF/IRC5MXKH/FAW9BPFIRC5MXKH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9BPF/IRC5MXKH/FAW9BPFIRC5MXKH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9BPF/IRC5MXKH/FAW9BPFIRC5MXKH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The art of preserving food is a wonderful way to prevent waste in the kitchen and enjoy the bounty of harvest all year long. In the Canning & Pickling Contest, we’re looking for your very best canning or pickling projects. The winner of this contest will take home a Ball® freshTECH Electric Water B...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 10:35:09 PDT
Backyard Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/backyard2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/O3X7/IRC5MKNQ/F26O3X7IRC5MKNQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/O3X7/IRC5MKNQ/F26O3X7IRC5MKNQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/O3X7/IRC5MKNQ/F26O3X7IRC5MKNQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If a man's home is his castle, his backyard should be fit for a king. Add some value to your home and enter your projects in the Backyard Contest! Prizes are provided by Dremel and winners will take home Dremel Maker Kits, Dremel tool packs, Rotozip tool packs, and more. Whether your motivation is ...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 10:08:16 PDT
Maker Olympics Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/makerolympics2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/YPAF/IQYTN525/FENYPAFIQYTN525.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/YPAF/IQYTN525/FENYPAFIQYTN525.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/YPAF/IQYTN525/FENYPAFIQYTN525.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bring your A-game for the Maker Olympics Contest. The Olympic Games are a test of strength, stamina, and endurance. This contest is a test of your creativity, ingenuity, and presentation skills. Prizes are provided by PocketLab and Google Making and Science will help judge the entries. Winners will...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:55:56 PDT
Wood Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/wood2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/K2HP/IQYTMSFE/FVSK2HPIQYTMSFE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/K2HP/IQYTMSFE/FVSK2HPIQYTMSFE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/K2HP/IQYTMSFE/FVSK2HPIQYTMSFE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name So much can be created with the beautiful and versatile material that is wood. Show us what you make out of wood in the Wood Contest and you might end up winning some fantastic prizes from Kreg Tools, including a clamp table, pocket-hole machine, jig, and more. Wood-n’t you like to win? Knock on wo...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:48:51 PDT
Low Water Gardening Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/lowwater/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/L72D/IQRJ8DZC/FLCL72DIQRJ8DZC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/L72D/IQRJ8DZC/FLCL72DIQRJ8DZC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/L72D/IQRJ8DZC/FLCL72DIQRJ8DZC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Not all plants need constant watering to thrive. In the Low-Water Gardening Contest, we want to see what plants you can grow with minimal amounts of water. Share your gardening systems, plant tips, and other projects that make your low-water garden unique. Three winners will win an AeroGarden Harve...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:41:28 PDT
Tandy Leather Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/tandy2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/OW1V/IQRJ7XLQ/F2EOW1VIQRJ7XLQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/OW1V/IQRJ7XLQ/F2EOW1VIQRJ7XLQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/OW1V/IQRJ7XLQ/F2EOW1VIQRJ7XLQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Durable and flexible, leather has been utilized by humans for thousands of years. In the Tandy Leather Contest, share projects that incorporate leather in some way. If you're new to leatherworking, we have a special class designed to help you get started! The winners will take home some fantastic p...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:22:17 PDT
Footwear Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/footwear/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/874D/IQJGB0EA/FED874DIQJGB0EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/874D/IQJGB0EA/FED874DIQJGB0EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/874D/IQJGB0EA/FED874DIQJGB0EA.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Let your feet do the talking in the Footwear Challenge. Any removable footwear is eligible, so get creative and put your best foot forward. The grand prize winner of this challenge will take home an iPad Air 2, and all winners will take home an Instructables prize pack. Get started on your entry to...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:48:46 PDT