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 take home some amazing prizes from Dharma Trading Co., including a stove top steamer, Nina soft spin dryer, natural dye extract kit, iPad, and more! Good luck. We can’t wait to see how you DIY your dye.

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The Dyeing for Color Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1)

Judges' Prize: Hair Dye


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Judges' Prize: Hair Dye

One Judge Prize winner for best hair dyeing project will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Third Prize (9)

Nine Third Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (12)

Twelve Runner Up prize winners will receive:

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 Nov 23, 2015 and Jan 4, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Dyeing for Color 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.