Elizabeth Tung won the grand prize for her paper star woven with gold metallic thread. It was chosen from hundreds of photos of handmade, winter-themed decorations submitted. Snowflake garland made by Judi Kauffman came in second place and won the Readers’ Choice award. Carole Bellacera’s jeweled trees won third place.
Gold metallic thread is woven through a star made of cold-pressed paper to form an ornament. The star, made by North Potomac resident Elizabeth Tung, won the grand prize for the Holiday Crafts Contest.Matt McClain/For The Washington Post
We invite you, crafty person, to share an original creation with us. Your homemade craft can be sewn, woven, knitted, molded with plain paper or papier-mache, or created with any materials you like. It should be themed for any of the winter holidays, or simply be winter-appropriate. The winning crafter will receive a $200 American Express gift check and be featured in an article in The Washington Post. View all details at washingtonpost.com/holidaycrafts.