Broken junk, worn out items, miscellaneous bits from that thing you took apart to see how it worked. . .

Take all that stuff and make something new and amazing! Share your creative process for a chance to win an Amazon gift card worth up to $1000.

Need inspiration? Check out last year's prize winners!

Only   left to enter the Trash to Treasure Contest!

Grand Prize

19 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:
  • $1000 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables t-shirt Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize Winners will receive:
  • $500 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables t-shirt Prize Pack

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize Winners will receive:
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables t-shirt Prize Pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize Winners will receive:
  • Instructables t-shirt 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 Feb 10, 2020 and Apr 6, 2020 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

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

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.