Paint it!

Share your skills with our first ever Paint It! contest. We have partnered with Olympic Paint this summer, and want to see how you creatively use Paint. From Acrylic to Latex, Oil to Enamel - Your creative use of paint can be truly inspiring to other members of the Instructables Community.

Enter your paint project for chance to win!

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entrants from residents of the United States. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), June 30, 2014. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, August 25, 2014.

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.


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The Paint It! Sponsored by Olympic Paint is closed.

Grand Prize

158 ENTRIES
9 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

(1) One Grand Prize will recieve:
  • $5 Olympic Paint Coupon
  • Scroll Saw, Stand, and Light
  • Orbital Sander with Sanding Pads
  • Spilled Paint Lamp
  • Underwater Camera and Memory Card
  • Instructables Apron
  • Instructables Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

(3) First Prize winners will receive:
  • $5 Olympic Paint Coupon
  • Orbital Sander with Sanding Pads
  • Spilled Paint Lamp
  • Underwater Camera and Memory Card
  • Instructables Apron
  • Instructables Prize Pack

Second Prize (5)

(5) Five Second Prize winners will receive:
  • $5 Olympic Paint Coupon
  • Orbital Sander with Sanding Pads
  • Spilled Paint Lamp
  • Instructables Apron
  • 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 Jun 30, 2014 and Aug 25, 2014 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Paint It! Sponsored by Olympic Paint. 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.

Accepting

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

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

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.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.