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Published on November 5th, 2010 | by Wenona Napolitano


ReadyMade Magazine Launches First Annual ReadyMade 100 Contest

ReadyMade MagazineThis one’s for the DIY crafty folks out there. Gather your best DIY project and enter ReadyMade Magazine’s first annual ReadyMade 100 Contest.

ReadyMade is putting out a call to the DIY community and wants you to submit your most functional, creative, beautiful, interesting, and sustainable DIY ideas to the ReadyMade 100.

The ReadyMade 100 is a brand new annual contest designed to celebrate the best 100 projects from the world of DIY. From now until December 15, entrants can upload their projects to in these categories: Home & Garden, Food & Entertaining, Design, Craft, Fashion & Style, Culture, Travel & Places, and Technology & Work.

Once the submission deadline has ended readers can vote on the projects. Then a panel of eight expert judges, including Jonathan Adler, Instructables founder and CEO Eric Wilhelm, Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge, and DIY Network’s Amy Devers will select their favorite submissions.

The winner of the ReadyMade 100 will be named the “Main Maker” and will be awarded $500 as well as a three-night stay in New York City, including one night at a ReadyMade 100 party in his/her honor. The Main Maker’s winning project will also be featured on the cover of the 2011 April/May issue of ReadyMade. The winner of the ReadyMade 100 will also have the opportunity to contribute to ReadyMade’s website throughout the year.

In addition to the grand prize a group of the Top 50 Makers will also be selected to receive prizes including special badges and T-shirts along with a spot in the 2011 April/May issue of ReadyMade.

To enter the ReadyMade 100 annual contest, submit your project using the Project Uploader Tool. You can view all the entries here. To vote, click on “This gets my vote!” You can vote for as many projects as you like but you can only vote for a specific project once a day.        

Now get makin’!

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About the Author

Wenona is married with three crazy kids that range in age from 4 to 18. She is a freelance writer, poet and the author of The Everything Green Wedding Book. She enjoys reading, writing, crafting and gardening. She tries to do all of these as "greenly" as possible. Her writing has appeared in several local and regional publications, Pack O Fun, Today's Creative Home Arts, and Indiana Living Green magazines as well as numerous online sites including,,, eHow, Associated Content, Suite101 and

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