When you see an old worn out object, do you think . . . I wonder what I could make out of this?

If so, the Trash to Treasure Contest is for you!

This contest is open to all projects that transform, reuse, or re-purpose old or otherwise discarded items into something new and different. All prizes for this contest are Amazon gift cards, so winners are free to get whatever they want!

The Trash to Treasure is closed.

Grand Prize

19 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:
  • A $1000 Amazon Gift Card
  • An Instructables Mug Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize Winners will receive:
  • A $500 Amazon Gift Card
  • An Instructables Mug Prize Pack

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize Winners will receive:
  • A $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • An Instructables Mug Prize Pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize Winners will receive:
  • An Instructables Mug 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 Mar 4, 2019 and Apr 29, 2019 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Trash to Treasure. 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.