The Winner of the Eleventh Annual Pinkorama Contest Is….

Congratulations to all of this year’s Pinkorama entrants!  You are all winners– or, rather, the rest of us are the winners for getting to see all the loveliness you’ve created.  I am, as always, in utter awe of the scenes you’ve spun from marshmallow and sugar. This year’s entries brought us everything from dancing penguins…

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The 2021 Pinkorama Round-Up

Calling all 2021 Pinkorama participants to take a bow!  Or curtsy.  Or, like my first grader, a twirl followed by a full split.  (I have no idea how she does that.) After several days of superlative sugary creations, it’s time for the 2020 Pinkorama Round Up!  This year, we’ve got secret meetings in bookshops, Colin as…

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Pinkorama #4: “The Peepwedding of Emmie and Captain DeWitt”

For our fourth and final Pinkorama of 2021, Debbi Olson brings us… “The Peepwedding of Emmie and Captain DeWitt” from Band of Sisters! WARNING: IF YOU HAVE NOT READ BAND OF SISTERS YET, STOP HERE!  SPOILERS AHEAD! (Unless you’re one of those people who likes to flip to the end of the book, in which…

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Pinkorama #3: “The Slaughter of the Peepocents”

For our third Pinkorama, the sister team of Candace and Cassandra bring us “The Slaughter of the Peepocents” from The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla! Candace and Cassandra write: In this scene from Chapter 9 of The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla, while Lucien Caldicott , the Duke of Belliston, is trying to figure out…

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Pinkorama #2: “The Peepduction of the Crimson Rose”

For our second Pinkorama of 2021, the mother and daughter team of Carla and Rowan whisk us away to London in 2003– with a side of Mary Poppins!– in this scene drawn from The Seduction of the Crimson Rose. That Eloise.  She’s always daydreaming and going off into somewhat disorganized flights of fancy when she…

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Pinkorama #1: “Peeping on the Princess of the Peepchritudinous Toes”

I am delighted to present to you the 2021 Pinkoramae! Thank you so much to everyone for making this the tradition it has become, where every spring, as surely as the rains and the flowers, we find a magnificent rainbow of Peep dioramae.  Every year, I look forward to seeing what you’ll create– and it’s…

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EMERALD RING Zoom and 2021 Pinkorama!

This is a killing two birds with one stone sort of post.  I am sure Letty from Emerald Ring would approve of the thrifty approach, don’t you agree? Bird the first: tomorrow is our Deception of the Emerald Ring Zoom meeting with super special guest host Eloisa James!  If you haven’t signed up yet, there’s…

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Ready… Set… Peep!

Welcome the to 11th Annual Pinkorama! This year makes eleven– ELEVEN!– years of Pinkorama (aka Pink Carnation Peep Diorama).  Over a decade of sugary wonders created by you.   Thank you to everyone who so enthusiastically grabbed your Peeps and your cardboard boxes that first year and to all of you who have kept this going…

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The Winner of the 10th Annual Pinkorama Contest Is….

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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