Paper, paper everywhere and no limit to what you can make! Fold, tear, tape paper in any which way to incorporate it into your project for the Paper Contest. Show off your creations for a chance to bring home the grand prize of a Canon EOS Rebel Kit and Silhouette Cameo 3.

For the adventurous, try your hand at a paper machine for a chance to win the judges' prize, a Canon EOS M6 kit.

The Paper Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

20 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:
  • Canon EOS REBEL T7i EF-S 18-55 IS STM Kit
  • Silhouette Cameo 3 Kit
  • Instructables Prize Pack with Mug

Judges' Prize: Best Paper Machine (1)

One Judges' Prize Winner will receive: 
  • Canon EOS M6 EF-M 15-45mm IS STM Kit Black
  • Instructables Prize Pack with Mug

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize Winners will receive: 
  • Silhouette Cameo 3 Kit
  • Instructables Prize Pack with Mug

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Place Winners will receive:
  • Arteza Real Brush Pens
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Xacto Knife Kit
  • Cutting Mat
  • Instructables Prize Pack with Mug

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Ups will receive: 
  • Instructables Prize Pack with Mug
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 Feb 4, 2019 and Apr 1, 2019 (11:59pm PT).


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