Make a project that gives off light.

Projects could include LEDs, classic light bulbs, glow-in-the-dark paints, or anything else - if it gives off light, it's eligible!

Use Tinkercad in the design process of your real-life physical creation to be eligible for the Judges' prize.

The Make it Glow Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Judges' Prize: Tinkercad

One Judges' Prize Winner will receive:

Grand Prize

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:

First Prize

Three First Prize Winners will receive:

Second Prize

Five Second Prize Winners will receive:

Runner Up

Ten Runner Up Prize Winners will receive:

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 31, 2022 and Mar 28, 2022 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Make it Glow 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.