(Photos by Nick Adams for WSB)
Not all the holiday house-decorating has to happen out in the mist on a ladder … last night at West Seattle Christian Church‘s Activity Center in The Junction, it was a gingerbread-house-decorating (and building) frenzy (above, Shauna Jacobs and daughter Lillian; below, the overview):
30 teams built and decorated houses, all for a good cause – raising $1,200 for a new well to bring clean water to people in Guatemala. See how it unfolded, and find out about the winners, ahead:
That’s the Furry Faces Foundation “Home for the Holidays” creation. Next, Mike Shaughnessy, working with Angela Farnsworth on the “Up” house – an “Entry Most Likely To Be In A Movie”:
Check out the dragons:
And a nautical theme:
Next, the “People’s Choice Award” winner, with, from left, Darby Palmer, Sophia, Jordan:
No snow outside, but Naomi Cox created some for 7-year-old Hannah and 4-year-old Erza:
The competition was spirited:
The ingredients – er, building materials – varied:
Leading the event, WSCC’s Pastor Dan Jacobs:
And what’s Christmas without an upside-down tree? That’s what Andrea Stacy was working on:
For the record, the official winners’ list:
BUSINESS/NONPROFIT – Clementine Shoes
ANYTHING GOES – WSCC Student Ministries
OUT OF THE BOX - Clark Family Ladies; Jessica Jones & co.; Lauren Shaughnessy & co. from WSHS
PEOPLE’S CHOICE – Palmer Family
CHAIRMAN’S CHOICE AWARDS:
Place I’d most like to be: Aird Family
Entry that I’d most like to eat: Diane Walter
Entry most likely to be in a movie: Farnsworth family guys
And the real winners … the people who will be helped by WSCC’s well-building work. Read more about it here.
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