Scotch Brand Partners With Brit + Co. to Find America’s Most Amazing Makers

Opportunity for Makers to Win $5,000 in Scotch Make Amazing Contest

ST. PAUL, Minn.--()--As the maker movement has become more mainstream, all kinds of makers have emerged. From artists and moms to teachers and teens, people are exploring their creativity and tackling do-it-yourself projects every day – oftentimes using a Scotch Brand product to help get the job done. Scotch Brand from 3M is partnering with Brit Morin – maker, CEO and founder of Brit + Co. – to celebrate and reward them in the Scotch Make Amazing Contest. People are encouraged to share the amazing projects they have created using Scotch Brand products for the opportunity to win $5,000.

“People are making amazing things every day with Scotch Brand products,” says contest judge Brit Morin. “I know I do all the time! I’m excited to be partnering with Scotch Brand to inspire people to create cool things with tape and more, and I can’t wait to see all of the creative entries.”

Watch this video to get inspired.

Here’s how to enter:

  • Create something amazing using Scotch Brand products.
  • Enter by sharing a photo of the project on Instagram using #MakeAmazingContest and one of the following category hashtags:
    • #AmazingArt: art for display
    • #MakerMasterpieces: DIY home décor or craft
    • #EducationCreations: project or tool created to educate children
  • Deadline to enter is August 3, 2014

People without an Instagram account can also submit a photo entry at ScotchBrand.com/MakeAmazingContest.

Ten finalists from each category will be selected by a panel of independent judges based on creativity, presentation and alignment to contest theme. From August 7-24, America will have the opportunity to vote on these finalist entries to determine the top three finalists in each category, and contest judge Brit Morin will select three winners (one from each category) to each receive $5,000.

For more information on how to enter and the official rules, visit ScotchBrand.com/MakeAmazingContest.

Twittercue: Win $5K in #MakeAmazingContest by sharing how u get creative w/ @ScotchProducts. ScotchBrand.com/MakeAmazingContest #DIY #craft #tapeart #contest

About 3M
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

About Brit Morin
Founded by Brit Morin in 2011, Brit + Co. is the leading destination for creative living, making, and doing in the digital age. Brit + Co. produces content and curates ideas from others makers and DIYers to inspire and simplify everyday life. Users can purchase DIY project kits and select products found around the site in the Brit + Co. Shop. Brit + Co. is available for download on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone; connect with Brit on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Google+.

3M, Scotch and the Plaid Design are trademarks of 3M. © 3M 2014.

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Contacts

Hunter Public Relations for 3M
Kimberly Ciocon (Agency), 212-679-6600 x274
kciocon@hunterpr.com
http://www.hunterpr.com
or
3M Public Relations and Corporate Communications
Robert Brittain (3M), 651-733-7034
rbrittain@mmm.com

Brit Morin of Brit + Co. inspires makers to get creative using Scotch Brand products for the opportunity to win $5,000 in the Scotch Make Amazing Contest. Get inspired: http://bit.ly/1jNIANF (Photo: Brit + Co.)

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Scotch Brand from 3M partners with Brit Morin of Brit + Co. to award $5,000 to three winners in the Scotch Make Amazing Contest.

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Contacts

Hunter Public Relations for 3M
Kimberly Ciocon (Agency), 212-679-6600 x274
kciocon@hunterpr.com
http://www.hunterpr.com
or
3M Public Relations and Corporate Communications
Robert Brittain (3M), 651-733-7034
rbrittain@mmm.com