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 home an iPad Air, Nikon camera, speakers, and more cool prizes.

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The Living Without Closets Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:
  • an iPad Air
  • an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winner will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Place winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
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 4, 2016 and Feb 29, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Living Without Closets 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.


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


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.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.