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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The 2020 Pinkorama Round-Up

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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Pinkorama #6: Carriage Troubles at the Peep-ford Arms.

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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Pinkorama #5: The Summer Peeptry

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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Pinkorama #4: The Garden Peeptrigue

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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Pinkorama #3: The Mark of the Midnight Manzapeep

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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