Category Archives: Floral Arts

Dark Medium Light …Floral Friday

While waiting for the bread to pop up, I stared at the toaster’s adjustment knob marked “Dark Medium Light”. That’s where the idea for today’s theme came from. After breakfast, I gathered the containers and flowers to work with the … Continue reading

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Bugged …Floral Friday

If you look up the word “bug”, you’ll discover that the word is a catch-all term. We often call small invertebrates and insects bugs. When we come down with an illness like the flu, we might say we have a bug. … Continue reading

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Complexity …Floral Friday

The balance between simplicity and complexity often determines whether or not objects are pleasing to the eye. If the item is too spare, it may appear boring. If there are too many complications, it may appear cluttered. Experimentation with this balance … Continue reading

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A Handle On It …Floral Friday

I used to be very obsessed with mugs and steins. I’d pick one out at each gift shop while vacationing. Attend a sporting event, there probably was a mug to go along with it. The same went for charity fund-raisers, … Continue reading

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Primitives …Floral Friday

It’s a small, crude bowl that appears to be a young child’s art project. Scratched into the bottom of the piece are the year 2016 and two initials. I felt a bit sad that somebody abandoned the little green art … Continue reading

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Vase Fillers …Floral Friday

The idea of placing items inside of clear glass vases is a very old one and is a way to create an attractive decorative accent. There are the standard glass “marbles” that are usually pearlescent. Other items work well too, … Continue reading

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Simply Colors …Floral Friday

Now that we’ve passed the holiday season, it’s time to give our eyes a well-deserved rest. Yes, we’ve been overloaded with images, hype, and too much red-green theme. Most of us just want to decompress and return to our regular … Continue reading

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