Washington Post's Annual Peeps Contest

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by skipaway, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. skipaway

    skipaway Well-Known Member

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    I know there are Easter Peep contests around the country, here is the DC area's. Love, love, love the winner: based on the movie UP!

    Easter Peeps Contest
     
  2. overedge

    overedge Well-Known Member

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    Yay! It's Peeps time! Thanks, skipaway!

    I'll post the link to the Seattle paper's winners when it's up.....
     
  3. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    Oh goody, I always love these. Thanks for the link!
     
  4. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    Echoing Wyliefan - thanks. :)
     
  5. Anita18

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    YAY PEEPS! :cheer2:
     
  6. overedge

    overedge Well-Known Member

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  7. skipaway

    skipaway Well-Known Member

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    Hilarious!
     
  9. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

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    I like the DC High Heel peeps race.

    I know one of the people who did the Korean war memorial - she went to my law school.
     
  10. Icetalavista

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    I love how Peeps contests show regional variations. Seattle Times' contest is so west coast...I loved "Peepfontaine" and had to pass it along to track nut Mr. Ice.

    The Wash Posts' dioramas were so ornate! A lot to live up to! Appeepently they have good design sense out there...
     
  11. barbk

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    Well, and a few years doing it, and each year a big spread on the web and in the magazine with stories and now video.

    If you haven't already checked out the videos they filmed telling more about the top five winners in the Washington Post contest, take a look. There's even more detail than you realize.

    And, if you like the Peep dioramas, you'd probably also like the Edible Book Contest, held locally around the country (and the world) in the next week or two. Here's a link to the one in our town, with some pictures from the past:
    http://www.bookartsleague.org/edible-tea/


    (Personally I think I'm so fascinated because I'm so utterly incompetent at all things crafty.)