Marshmallow Peeps are colorful marshmallow confections made in the shape of chicks and bunnies, and they've been an Easter basket staple since they hit the market in 1953. Not long ago, people came up with a new use for Peeps: making them into art. Below are fifteen of the most creative Peep dioramas we've ever seen!
This diorama depicting the rescue of the trapped miners in Chile in 2010 won first place in the 2011 annual Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest.
2Split Peep Soup
Another entry in the Washington Post contest, this diorama features the Peeps in an imaginary factory that produces "Split Peep Soup."
3Double Peep Strike
Based on the infamous "Miracle on the Hudson" emergency landing of U.S. Airways flight 1549, this diorama was a finalist in the 2009 Washington Post contest.
4Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Peep Street
This clever take on Tim Burton's movie, Sweeney Todd, was created as an entry in the Washington Post's contest as well.
5Easter Island Tiki-Peeps
What better place for Peeps than Easter Island? Loretta Mestishen from Pottsville, Pa., created this diorama as an entry into the Washington Post contest.
This entry into the Washington Post contest was based on the popular gaming craze, Angry Birds.
Based on the comedy film "This Is Spinal Tap", this entry in the Washington Post contest goes to 11.
Though perhaps a bit macabre, this diorama shows us exactly what Peeps are made of -- jelly beans!
With the popularity of the show "Hoarders," it's no surprise that there was a Peep version of the show represented in the Washington Post contest!
Based on the children's book "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown, this diorama was a finalist in the 2010 Washington Post contest.
13Peeps Are A Girl's Best Friend
This Marilyn Monroe inspired theme was the winner of the first-ever Washington Post contest in 2007.