Show us how you make this special day even more unique. Every detail from ceremony to reception provides the perfect opportunity to DIY.

Make a new Step-by-Step, Photo, or Video Instructable that shows us how you would personalize a wedding day - food, flowers, gifts, decorations, wardrobe - we want to see it all.

Share your inspiration for a chance to win an amazing honeymoon getaway from SniqueAway or some awesome tools for your household. We can't wait to see what you make!

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, August 8.

The DIY Wedding Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1 winner)

One Grand Prize winner will receive $1500 in SniqueAway credit to be used toward a booking on, plus an Instructables prize pack including pro membership, robot t-shirt and more!  Find amazing hotels at up to 50% off, all top-rated on TripAdvisor. Members only, but membership is free. Credit expires December 31, 2012

First Prize (3 winners)

Three First Prize Winners will receive a KitchenAid Artisan 5-quart Standing mixer in the available color of their choice and an Instructables Prize Pack including pro membership, robot t-shirt and more!

Second Prize (4 winners)

Four second prize winners will receive a 7.0 Amp Pistol Grip Dewalt Drill Kit with Keyless Chuck, and an Instructables Prize Pack with pro membership, robot t-shirt and more!

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 20, 2011 and Aug 8, 2011 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select DIY Wedding Challenge. 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.


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


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 announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.

1. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No purchases are necessary; void where prohibited by law.

2. Participants agree to abide by all decisions of Instructables, contest co-sponsors, and judges, which shall be final and binding with respect to all issues relating to this contest.

3. Prize is not transferable and no cash alternative or prize substitution is available. Instructables and contest co-sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. All potential winners are subject to verification at the discretion of Instructables and contest co-sponsors.

4. Winner agrees that prizes are being provided "as is", and Instructables and contest co-sponsors make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding the prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

5. Instructables and contest co-sponsors are not responsible for problems including (but not limited to) damaged, incorrect, inaccurate, lost, delayed, or defective entries, or for injury or damage to any computer resulting from participation in this contest. Entries that have been tampered with or altered are void.

6. Instructables reserves the right to modify, cancel, postpone or end the contest at any time as necessary, at its sole discretion, or to disqualify any participant or winner, at its sole discretion, deemed to have cheated, destroyed, obstructed, or otherwise acted illegally or in bad faith in relation to this contest.

7. Instructables reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Terms of Service; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in a unethical or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

8. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you represent and warrant that: you are over the age of 18, or entering with the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian (subject to verification), and that the entry does not contain or incorporate the intellectual property and/or confidential information of any third party.

9. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you hereby grant Instructables a perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable, worldwide, royalty free right to publish and distribute your entry for their promotional purposes.

10. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the official rules, or the rights of entrants, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the substance laws of the State of California and any applicable laws and regulations of the United States.

11. One Grand Prize winner will receive $1500 in SniqueAway credit to be used toward a booking on Find amazing hotels at up to 50% off, all top-rated on TripAdvisor. Members only, but membership is free. Credit expires December 31, 2012

12. SniqueAway is not a sponsor of, or responsible for running, this contest