Category Archives: Floral Arts

Inspired By Amadeus …Floral Friday

The skillful pianist Andrei Pisarev’s rendition of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Piano Sonata No. 11 (K. 331)” on the stereo inspired today’s offerings. This is one of my favorite pieces to play while engaged in creative pursuits. The piece has a … Continue reading

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February Avant-Garde …Floral Friday

This week has been about extending boundaries into my personal frontier. In other words experimentation in style beyond what is usually conventional for me. What might not be conventionally pleasing? What might cross over into the Avant-Garde? The light green … Continue reading

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February Vase Arrangements …Floral Friday

It’s fun to utilize bud vases in applications other than simply holding up a single flower for viewing. This is especially true when the bud vases are above and beyond the standard pressed-glass disposable vases we usually see. This week, … Continue reading

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Unconventional …Floral Friday

I feel drawn to things that are somewhat minimalistic and unconventional, even though I’m not even slightly a minimalist. A simple unexpected style statement can inspire me for an entire day or even a week. I put together three projects … Continue reading

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Bowls …Floral Friday

I’m not much of a convenience foods kind of guy, but once in awhile I want to have a sample of what’s available these days in the frozen foods department at the local supermarket. A “Healthy Choice Unwrapped Burrito Bowl” … Continue reading

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Thick Glass …Floral Friday

The thick layer of clear ice on the driveway inspired today’s theme of vases manufactured from thick glass. Because winter ice provided the idea, pine branches were used as supporting mechanicals for each arrangement. Three very sturdy glass vessels were … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellows …Floral Friday

Commercial artist Harvey Ball is recognized as the designer of the ubiquitous “Smiley”. He said it was simple–“I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.” I don’t know if … Continue reading

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