Nothing shows you care more than a hand-made gift from the heart. Make something special for your sweetheart this Valentine's Day and share your Instructable for a chance to win some sweet prizes from us, including a new iPad or Kindle!
We want to see what you're building, glueing, sewing, soldering, cooking, and crafting for your loved ones. Whatever your passion, we can't wait to see what you make.

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, February 25, 2013.

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 Valentine's Day Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive an iPad with Retina display Wi-Fi 16GB - in choice of black or white and an Instructables prize pack including t-shirt.

First Prize (2)

Two First Prize winners will receive a Kinde Fire HD 7" HD Display Dolby Audio, Dual-Band Dual-Antenna Wi-Fi, 16GB With Special Offers and an Instructables prize pack including t-shirt

Second Prize (3)

Three Second Prize winners will receive a Vagisoft Blanket in dark brown and an Instructables prize pack including t-shirt.

Runner Up Prize (12)

12 Runner Up winners will receive a Pixel Heart Heat Changing Mug.

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 Jan 28, 2013 and Feb 25, 2013 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Valentine's Day 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.