Is that guy in the next cubicle driving you crazy? Or maybe you're bored at work because everyone else is on vacation? Time to take action! Raid the supplies closet and make something neat with office supplies. Whether it's a desktop trebuchet or a costume made from sticky notes, share your Photo, Step by Step, or Video Instructable and you could win some great office prizes like an iPhone controlled missile turret or a USB mini fridge. So break out those paperclips, elastics and push pins and show us how creative you are with office supplies!

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia,  Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, and Denmark<. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, September 17, 2012.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Office Supplies Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

9 Prizes

First Prize (3)

FIRST PRIZE (3 Winner)

Runner Up

RUNNER UP (5 Winners)
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 Aug 6, 2012 and Sep 17, 2012 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Office Supplies 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.