Category Archives: Floral Arts

Cocktail Time …Floral Friday

We sometimes need to take a breather and enjoy something to mellow out with. Some folks desire liquid refreshment, some of us like only to close our eyes for a few moments to make things right with the world again. … Continue reading

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Stems …Floral Friday

I don’t remember ever devoting an entire Floral Friday to the exclusive use of stems in arrangements. The subject came to mind earlier this week as I searched the basement for something completely unrelated to the floral arts. Just out … Continue reading

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Simple Accents …Floral Friday

To paraphrase one of my former art teachers: simplicity is not the absence of complexity, such lack is often the consequence of simplicity. Simplicity is the result of essential ingredients regarding the purpose and place of an artifact. The lack … Continue reading

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Glass Treats …Floral Friday

Minor house redecorating means that dust settles everywhere, despite of taking precautions. Wall repair with drywall “mud” epoxy requires a little bit of sanding once it dries. That dust floats into every nook and cranny. (Yes, I wear air filtration … Continue reading

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Repurposed …Floral Friday

Today’s projects are the result of wild hairs on the brain. The inspiration came about after replacing a light fixture globe that I was very tired of seeing. It seemed like the glass part should be used for something before … Continue reading

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Basic Simplicity …Floral Friday

The timing, the conditions, and the materials all fell into place to help this week’s Floral Friday to work out according to plan. The basic idea was to assemble very simple arrangements using materials I already had on hand utilizing … Continue reading

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Potted Arrangements …Floral Friday

Sometimes I just like to enjoy the tactile sensation of handling flower pots. I’m not sure why. Maybe because mom used to display a few small pots at a south window of the family home. It could be due to … Continue reading

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