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CONTEST: Display Your Creativity in the Patch Peeps Challenge

Win one of three $25 gift baskets from Peeps by creating a scene featuring the colorful marshmallow bunnies and chicks.

Sugary, gooey marshmallow Peeps® have been an Easter basket staple for decades.

But these little pastel chicks and bunnies have become more than a treat, as general creative types find their cuteness and bright colors fit perfectly in witty art installations. Peeps have been given roles on the White House front lawn, in re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other, um, unusual situations.

Many have been inspired by a contest run by the Washington Post, and now the Milwaukee-area Patches bring you their first official Peeps Challenge! Here is how the contest works:

  • Upload to this article a photo or video of Peeps being entertaining. Not allowed are copyrighted material, or inappropriate or vulgar material.
  • Deadline for entry is 11 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 8.
  • Patch editors will select the winners on the basis of creativity, local flair and presentation. Complete official rules are attached to this article.

Peeps will present three gift baskets worth $25 each to three winners.  So get started creating, and try not to eat the exhibit!

Jim Zaffiro March 30, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Matthew 28: 5-6 "The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay."
Jenny Heyden March 30, 2012 at 07:36 PM
Do we have the photos of last year's entries? They were stunning!
Adam W. McCoy March 30, 2012 at 11:10 PM
Here's a link to last year's contest that ran exclusively in Shorewood. http://shorewood.patch.com/articles/winners-of-the-shorewood-patch-peeps-challenge#photo-5782239
Jenny Heyden April 06, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Check out the Racine Art Museum's Third Annual Peep Show! Free Today: http://www.jsonline.com/multimedia/video/?bcpid=13960334001&bckey=AQ~~,AAAAAGgk8Us~,dLqgruaIT6qax7DY_kjdAMdXZHYCM8zP&bctid=1549364917001
Sarah Worthman April 09, 2012 at 02:59 PM
Jean you're the best!

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