We're teaming up with Adafruit Industries to bring you the Make It Tweet Challenge. Ever wish you had a tweeting coffee pot that would announce via Twitter when a pot was ready? What about a potted plant that twittered when it needed to be watered? This is your chance to make it tweet!

How can you win the Adafruit Make It Tweet Challenge?

Submit a Photo, Step-by-Step or Video Instructable explaining how you made an object tweet. Create awesome photos, good documentation and clear steps for how your project works. Your creativity and ingenuity may rewarded by winning awesome prizes from Adafruit Industries!

Ready to start? Click here!

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, June 26.

The Adafruit Make It Tweet Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

7 Prizes

Grand Prize (1 winner)

One Grand prize: 2 tweet-a-watt starter packs!

Along with Sugru and an Instructables prize pack.

First Prize (1 winner)

One First Prize winner will receive an Ice Tube Clock kit - v1.1

Along with Sugru and an Instructables prize pack.

Second Prize (1 winner)

One Second Prize winner will receive a MONOCHRON Clock kit - Open source clock platform, make clocks! - v1.0

Along with Sugru and an Instructables prize pack.

Runner-Up (4 winners)

Four Runners Up will receive a $25 gift certificate to Think Geek along with Sugru and an Instructables prize pack.
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 May 16, 2011 and Jun 26, 2011 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Adafruit Make It Tweet Challenge. 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.