First, hats off to ALL of this year’s Pinkorama contestants!  In a very rough season, you brought joy– and Peeps!  I’m so impressed by your talent and ingenuity and so very, very grateful for the joyful distraction and the memories of many happy books. This year brought us everything from attack stoats to annoyed Nativity…

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Calling all 2020 Pinkorama participants to take a bow!  (Or curtsy.) After six days of superlative sugary creations, it’s time for the 2020 Pinkorama Round Up!  This year, we’ve got nativity plays gone wrong, a pirate as parson, flying attack stoats, an unusually tongue-tied poet, a Victorian parlor in Barbados, and a botched elopement in the…

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Our final Pinkorama of the 10th Annual Pinkorama Contest comes from another powerhouse sister team! Candace and Cassandra bring us “Carriage Troubles at the Peep-ford Arms” from Pink III, The Deception of the Emerald Ring. In case it’s been a while since Pink III for you, Candace and Cassandra have included this handy dandy, put-your-coffee-down-before-you-snort-it-up-your-nose-laughing…

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For our fifth Pinkorama, Kayse brings us to Victorian Barbados with The Summer Peeptry! Kayse writes: “My Pinkorama depicts the opening scene of The Summer Country, when Emily, Adam, and Laura arrive at the Turners’ home in Bridgetown, Barbados.  I have Emily attempting to smooth things over with Nathaniel, after Adam put his foot in his mouth…

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The powerhouse sister team of Carrie and Laura bring us Pinkorama #4, The Garden Peeptrigue, from, you guessed it!, Pink IX, The Garden Intrigue! While Laura and Carrie’s craftsmanship is, as always, beyond all imagining, I think what I might love best about this entry is their description of the scene: Our ruffled romantic rhyming…

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For our third Pinkorama, Freya brings us “The Mark of the Midnight Manzapeep”, or “Stoat Iacta Est”. We find ourselves at the very end of Pink XI, The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla, at a masked ball.  Because, as we know, pretty much anything can happen at a masked ball.  Will Lucien, Duke of Belliston,…

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Our second Pinkorama comes from Sharon, who brings us… the wedding of the Purple Gentian from The Secret History of the Peep Carnation! Even Bonaparte can’t stop true love.  With the dastardly Gaston Delaroche thwarted, the unmasked Purple Gentian and the always undaunted Amy Balcourt take to the high seas– and matrimony. It’s not every…

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It is with the greatest delight that I present to you the first of the 2020 Pinkoramae! May I just say that in the midst of all the fear and worry, it fills me with such joy that there are still Pinkoramae?  It’s become as sure a sign of spring as the lengthening days and…

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Bring out yer Peeps!  The 10th Annual Pinkorama closes tomorrow. Well, mostly.  I won’t be starting to post submissions until Friday, so if you have a sudden urge to create a Peep diorama (or a non-Peep/ anything lying around the house diorama, given the difficulties in shopping this year), feel free to send in a…

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