It’s that time of year in the Post newsroom, when sugary confections in the form of brightly colored rabbits and chicks absorb our attention. Peeps season has arrived.
Dozens of entries in the 2012 Peeps Diorama Contest featured D.C.’s sweet side. These ones didn’t win the grand prize, but they’ll warm the hearts of Washingtonians.
Dozens of entries in the 2012 Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest took a political turn — presidential campaigns, Newt on the mooon, birth control debates, protests and more.
After six years, our annual Peeps Diorama contest has become a survey of all that touches and taunts our collective consciousness, an anthology of absurd, artistic triumphs displayed through malleable marshmallow rabbits and chicks.
Among the more than 700 entries in the Post’s annual Peeps diorama contest were these kid-created gems.
We asked for Peeps dioramas, and readers answered the call: Hundreds upon hundreds of clever entries were submitted to the sixth annual Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest.
Jay, Josephine and Nolan Ledford have a different view of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge than most kids in the Washington area. Since they live in Salisbury, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, they don’t cross the bridge on the way to the beach. Instead, they cross it on their way to visit their grandparents in Annapolis.
The winners and finalists from five years of The Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest
Who knew marshmallow treats inspired such creativity? Here, see some of the inspired entries from the first-ever Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest.
The second annual Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest drew more than 800 sugar-filled entries from our readers. Here, the 37 best creations.
With over 1,100 gooey submissions, it was hard to choose a winner. Take a look at the top 40 entries to our third annual Peeps Diorama Contest: They're sweet.
Our fourth annual Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest drew more than 1,100 sugar-inspired entries. See the winner -- a candy-colored take on the movie "Up" -- and 37 of our favorites.
The winning entry and 35 runners-up from the 2011 Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest.
This year’s winning diorama is called "Chilean CoPeepapo Mine Rescue." It was created by Mary Jo Ondrejka, Margaret Hartka, and Bryn Metzdorf. (Narration by Holly E. Thomas)
Updated Feb. 28: The contest entry period is now closed! You’re still free to upload a photo of your creation, but it won’t be eligible for the actual contest. Stay tuned: Winners (and the best of the rest) will be revealed the last week of March.