View Photo Gallery: Dozens of entries in the 2012 Peeps Diorama Contest featured D.C.’s sweet side. These ones didn’t win the grand prize, but they’ll warm the hearts of Washingtonians.

D.C. landmarks, neighborhoods and businesses made a major appearance in this year’s Washington Post Peeps Contest.

Black Cat, the Washington Monument and Domku were all remade into mushy, pastel-accented dioramas. Want to know where else our creative readers drew inspiration for their projects? We’ve created a handy map for you:

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Tell us: Which of the dioramas stole your heart? Vote for your favorite here.