A rug can really tie a room together and what’s more unique than a rug you made yourself? Enter your rug creations in the Rugs Challenge -- whether you’re going the traditional route or bending the classic rug-making rules, we want to see how your rugs come together.

Winners will get an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Dremel Rotary Tool and runners-up will take home an Instructables prize pack including an awesome robot T-shirt. Make a statement in your home with a handmade rug!


The Rugs Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt or stainless steel 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 Oct 24, 2016 and Nov 28, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


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