this teapot tuesday challenge was about bringing the outside to the inside..I chose to bring things representing my state of Ohio. For those who don't know about Ohio. It was the 17th state admitted to the union. Commonly called the buckeye state. The Buckeye tree has nuts resembling a buck's eye. At Christmas or weddings, it is imperative to have buckeye cookies which are ever so simple. Peanutbutter mixed with powdered sugar, rolled into a ball and dipped in chocolate to coat, but leaving an open spot that resembles the nut. The nut is poisonous to eat untreated, by the way.
Using black and gray and red cardstock, I did a collage of items shown. tfl
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Mon, May 14, 2012 @ 8:22 PM
Way to put your state on the card! Go Ohio! Love your collage of things. Well done. TFS :0)
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Tue, May 15, 2012 @ 4:18 AM
OMG! What a wonderfully fun idear you had! Thanks for the mini tour and fun explanation of this....Its nice to know. Never been there before and now I feel like I have ! Snort! We really are the Sisterhood of the Travelling Teaparties! Love it! Pretty smart of you, you are one smart cookie! Ooh..speaking of cookies, want one? Tee hee!
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Tue, May 15, 2012 @ 12:35 PM
Well well, I never knew that about buckeyes. I mean, I knew the Ohio football team (and maybe something else) was called Buckeyes, but I never knew why. I do remember that once when my half-brother had to go to Columbus on business, the not-very efficient travel agency were on the point of booking him to Colombo in Sri Lanka. Thank you for bringing such an interesting card along to the tea-party this week.