Category Archives: Floral Arts

Potted Projects …Floral Friday

Someone once said something to the effect that ferns thrive in the forests while cacti dwell in the deserts. Fools will try to plant them in the same container garden. The florists shake their heads and divide their containers with … Continue reading

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Fancy …Floral Friday

Earlier this week on flower project day, I dressed up for a funeral wake to honor an acquaintance. The funeral home is near the downtown district of town, so afterwards, I swung by the supermarket to purchase a few grocery … Continue reading

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Tres Animales …Floral Friday

While going through my seemingly endless supply of vases and planters, I noticed some mid 20th century ceramic critters. These have not been used since at least a few years, so the time had come to put them to use … Continue reading

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Still More Brass …Floral Friday

A recurring vase material for Floral Friday is Indian brass. Many people have an affinity for brass due to its rich appearance and versatile ruggedness. It is manufactured in many shapes–much of it by hand. I enjoy Indian brass because … Continue reading

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Earth Day Recycling …Floral Friday

In the spirit of Earth Day conservation, I decided to revamp and reuse a few vases for today. Keeping conservation further in mind, the faux flowers have been dusted and rinsed to restore and cleanse them. The tall, grey, mid-century, … Continue reading

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Rippled And Waved …Floral Friday

Today’s theme is related to the finishing style of the containers’ edges. Two have wavey features and one is rippled. The edges help determine the overall shapes of each of today’s projects. Two sharply peaked waves predominate the planter that … Continue reading

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Contemporary Stylings …Floral Friday

We’re still early into the new season so my thoughts have been dominated by the urges to experiment. This week, the idea was to begin with contemporary arrangement theory then adjust the projects’ appearances towards slightly less orthodox finished styles. … Continue reading

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