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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Lindsay's Stamp Stuff is Cool!

This Lindsay's Stamp Stuff image brings back memories from my childhood. As a special treat, my dad would occasionally make us floats (brown cows or black cows depending on the soda). It was always a special time because we did not often have dessert or soda when I was a kid. When I was scrolling through my LSS images and preparing to make my project this week, this image just jumped out at me and brought the memories back.


So, what's your favorite? Black cows (made with Coke) or brown cows (made with rootbeer)?

Please take a moment to look at the projects from the rest of the DT. We have a new member on the team, Diane Bove. Give her a warm welcome with some comment love. You'll also want to stop by Lindsay's blog to check out the freebie she is giving away today.

Lindsay Weirich (Owner & Stamp Designer)
Cindi Hooks
Diane Bove
Jennifer Bliss
Karin Martin
Leanne Garner
Lisa Jurecek
Margie Visnick
Melissa Craig
Rhonda Walker
Shannon Neparko
Tamara Bennett


Challenges:



Supplies:

  • Images: Sweet Stuff by Lindsay's Stamp Stuff on mygrafico.com, sentiment from Tlc Creations (freebie)
  • Papers & CS: Close To My Heart Cherry-O Creative Basics pack, Tulip CS, PaperTrey white CS, Neenah solar crest
  • Inks: None
  • Tools & Embellishements: Prismacolor & Copic markers, Close To My Heart twine, misc button, misc ribbon, Spellbinders Nestabilities.

26 comments:

Crafty Creations said...

Yummy! That float looks good even at 7:41am!!! I love the background paper! Why am I so drawn to polkadots??
Have a wonderful day!!
Maria

1CardCreator said...

Thanks for the welcome Cheryl, I do remember brown cows, but only on Sunday nights, we never had ice cream at any other time! Your card is way cool, I love the cute ribbon and button you added. Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

Leanne said...

I love the poka dot paper and that ice cream float looks mighty good!! You always wow me with your creations!!

Lindsay Weirich said...

Amazing card, love the colors and layout!

Marlene said...

Love the card, but I have to admit I can't stand ice cream floats. Something about fizzy soda and creamy ice cream together makes my stomach churn with pain. I know, I know....I'm so strange!

Cindi said...

what a great card!!! the saying is perfect for that image.

Tammy said...

What a fantastic fun card! I love the sentiment!

Dawn said...

Yum I loved black cows! You are always jogging my memory with your posts.
Great image and card today.

Margie said...

Mmmmm....yummy! Now I want a float! And I don't discriminate...I love any kind! I am sitting here thinking about how good orange soda and vanilla ice cream would taste! Your card is awesome, thx for the memories!

Tamara Bennett said...

I'd have to say brown cows are my favorite! haha. I love the card and thank you for sharing the story that inspired it. It sounds like this one would make a good father's day card.

Tamara

raindropecho said...

Oooh Cheryl this is adorable! Makes me feel like it's summer already!

Faye said...

Your card is way cool! I love the layout and the dp and the image and the ribbon...
I'm a black cow!
xxx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Cool! What a yummy image there! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Nordicblogger said...

I like the retro feel of this card, the 3D bits, and the ribbon and button accents. Really nice!

ljurecek said...

Oh, I definitely remember those rootbeer floats! Yummy! Your card is super yummy, too!Pretty ribbon!

Karin said...

Way cool, yes, but way cute too! You are rocking it as usual! Great job!

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

Yum! This is so cute and of course has now made me hungry, root beer anyone?

Linda Robinson said...

Well you know I just have to say it... Your card is Way Cool! No really it is so cute I love it.. Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Melissa Craig said...

I love this card. You did great with sketch from my friend Joni's blog. Awesome job!

Joanne Gilch said...

You're way cool to make this card. love it!

june lanum said...

cute card love the colors, thanks for joining us at the CCCB

Rosanne said...

Cute card!

Gina said...

Perfect card to go with that fun memory. I never liked the brown cows that everyone else liked, I had purple cows--grape juice with vanilla ice cream.

Cheryl Nelson said...

This card is way cool! LOVE it soooooooo much!! Thank you for playing along at CCCB!

Debsg said...

Ice cream floats scream Summer. Grat job.

Michelle VP said...

I've never heard of floats referred to as black cows or brown cows - interesting! I used to drink root beer floats with my father on special occasions though. Great memories. ;) Love how you popped up your drink and that neat ruffly ribbon. :)

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