Category Archives: Floral Arts

A Splash Of Orange …Floral Friday

My friend Jorge is a thoughtful, spur-of-the-moment kind of guy. This week, he brought a batch of orange miniature roses as a surprise, for no special reason at all. He knows I’m somewhat partial to the color orange and I … Continue reading

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Collectable Planters …Floral Friday

Some mainstays of floral work are ceramic planters and pots. The shape, color, and age of the container help set the mood for each particular arrangement. Today, I have three different types of planter containers that influenced the projects. Small … Continue reading

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Unconventional …Floral Friday

Floral Friday arrangements are usually unusual but not because of a deliberate attempt to be unconventional. Today is an exception to that rule of thumb. I actually set out to create projects that are just a little bit off base. … Continue reading

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Succulent Pairings …Floral Friday

It’s sometimes fun to pair items to create impromptu, mini still-life compositions. That’s what I have in mind for today’s floral offerings. I assembled succulent plant arrangements and display them with complimentary or contrasting things. The California Pottery fire-orange planter … Continue reading

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Beer …Floral Friday

I found out that the Great American Beer Festival began yesterday in Denver, so that was the inspiration for today’s theme. The event focuses on home brewing of the beverage. I’m not a home brewer, but once in awhile, I … Continue reading

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Improvisation Today …Floral Friday

Although I had just listened to some jazz improv , I switched off the radio in order┬áto create today’s offerings in silence. Evidently, the music still inspired the three projects. A sturdy, tall, multicolored vase provides the necessary weight needed … Continue reading

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Big Blooms …Floral Friday

Small, dainty flowers are cheerful and pleasant to see and work with. Medium size examples are the florist’s bread and butter. On the other hand, there are times when nothing will do except big, bold blooms. The jumbo size is … Continue reading

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