Stef's IC challenge today was "Home Sweet....". I'm not a native Missourian, but my home for the last 43 years has been Saint Louis, Missouri. So I consider it "home".
The eastern blue bird is the state bird and the hawthorne, the state flower. The Arch is the symbol of Saint Louis. Not very original, but Budweiser was sold to the Belgians last year so it is no longer "American". : (
Date: Friday, April 9, 2010 GMT Views: 821
Registered: February 11, 2008 Location: Colorado Posts: 14460
Fri, Apr 09, 2010 @ 9:35 PM
oooh, I LOVE this and I LOVE St. Louis! I have many fond memories of it from my time in the ARMY at Fort Leonardwood west of there! AND I DIDNT know Budweiser had been sold! Oh-WOW!!! Thats HUGE and quite SAD actually! On a happier note, your card is truly gorgeous with the beautiful scenery of the Arch and these colors!!! TFS :)
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Fri, Apr 09, 2010 @ 10:15 PM
Wow, this should be made into a card to be for sale for all who travel in your area!! It's a beautiful representation of your state!
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Sat, Apr 10, 2010 @ 1:44 AM
Oh Sallie this is really a very pretty card to represent St Louis... Loved that arch when we were there... the bird and flowers are so delicate and pretty... Love the little blue birds... so sweet. GREAT card
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Registered: September 3, 2008 Location: St. Louis MO Posts: 105
Sat, Apr 10, 2010 @ 4:21 AM
Gorgeous! I am a life long resident of the "Show-Me" state. You have really shown everyone a beautiful card. I agree with some of the other comments - it should be sold as a wonderful souvenir of a wonderful city. TFS