Category Archives: art

Two-Handled Oldies …Floral Friday

It’s about time to feature a grouping of projects based on what originally inspired my interest in floral design, which, in turn, led to featuring Floral Fridays on the blog. Vintage porcelain vases have long fascinated me. Those from the early 20th century … Continue reading

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Blue Glass …Floral Friday

Blue is the most popular primary color in our culture. Red is polarizing and thematically represents heat, agitation, and anger. Yellow is an ambiguous color, people enjoy the yellows of certain flowers and sunsets, it also comes to mind regarding defective … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

This year, Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day falls on a Sunday. This is an ideal opportunity to practice, perform, or otherwise engage with our talents. I use the plural form of talent because all of us have more than one. … Continue reading

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Fancy Glass …Floral Friday

For some unknown reason, I’ve been craving the beauty of colored art glass artifacts this year. I had to search through a couple of “tote” storage containers in the basement to retrieve several glass vases I haven’t seen in many … Continue reading

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Queen Vicky

The portrait of Queen Victoria sat morosely on a wares shelf against the west wall of the Goodwill Store. I knew right away that Queen Vicky was coming home with me. The portrait was, by far, one of the most … Continue reading

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Express Yourself

We’ve heard of people holding back information in order to avoid hurting another person’s feelings or, more seriously, to avoid incriminating oneself. These lies of omission obscure the expression of truth. Lies of omission are a common feature in society, … Continue reading

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It’s Photo Day

I spent part of yesterday afternoon going through photo files in order to choose a photograph to use for World Photo Day. The point of the commemoration is to share one photo on social media that represents an aspect of … Continue reading

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