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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Art Crafts free stuff You can't go wrong

4x4 friday theme shoes did mine Buster Brown shoes i did mine in a arch i mixed it up.
Thursday June 19, 2008
Art Crafts free stuff You can't go wrong
Hello everyone welcome back to lovestodream
Here a little about buster brown shoes
Child's Buster Brown lace-up shoes, c.1905
It is a rare treat for the collector to find a pair of children's shoes from 100 years ago in such excellent condition. Everyday shoes like these were generally worn out and replaced as needed. Ironically, they are rarer today than fine period shoes, which were often saved.
The Brown Shoe Company was founded in 1878 by George Warren Brown. He believed St. Louis could become an important center for shoe manufacturing. His small company gained national prominence after acquiring the rights to the name of the popular comic strip, Buster Brown, from its creator at a meeting at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904.
Buster Brown, the mischievous cartoon character, and his dog Tige were well known to children of all ages; and to their mothers, who purchased shoes for them. This brilliant marketing move gave instant name recognition to Buster Brown shoes.
The picture below is a period advertisement for Buster Brown shoes.

By~Victor Hugo romantic Poet 1802-1885
I met in the street a very poor young man was in love.
His hat was old,his coat wore,his cloak was out at the elbows,
The water passed throught his (shoes) -and the stars
throught his soul.
Here a funny quote:By~ John J.Plomp
The one thing children wear out faster than (shoes) is

Whole Wheat shoe cookies
4 cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1 cup honey
1 egg
1/4 cup hot water
2 tablespoons vanilla extact

Directions: Preheat oven to 350 F.
Stir together whole wheat flour, salt, and baking powder; cut in butter until
there are pea-sized lumps mixed in the flour. Add honey, egg, water, vanilla;
mix just until dough will make a ball.
Roll out dough about -inch thick. Cut into high heeled shoe shapes and move
carefully to sprayed baking sheets. Bake 10 to15 minutes or until edges are
light brown.
If you eat the cookies now they are good not too sweet and are nice and
Or you can decorate with buttercream frosting (or purchased frosting) using
sprinkles, making bows with the frosting anything that makes them look like
Diva shoes.

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Stempelchaotin said...

Wow this is lovely.
Fabulous design.

Ginger said...

Thank you so much.Want to thank you for dropping in on me.:o)

Rosemary said...

Hi Ginger,
It's hot here too!!
Lovely design you have there.
Visit me again soon, just posted bathroom remodel.

Ginger said...

Ahh thank you for dropping in so nice of you stay cool my friend!