Category Archives: Floral Arts

Simplicity …Floral Friday

The indigo-purple fireweed flowers cover much of the riverbank behind my house. The University of Nebraska classifies them as weeds, but they are not at all bothersome as long as they’re not in a sugar-beet field. I love the rich … Continue reading

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More Repurposing …Floral Friday

Continuing in the vein of a set of repurposing projects from early last month, I decided to try three more for this month. What triggered the idea was that the particular candle holder that was converted into a cactus holder … Continue reading

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Dry Minimalism …Floral Friday

Today we have three extremely simple, easy, minimalist projects. You can follow along if you wish. I chose three basic, unadorned vases to keep the foundation pieces simple. I then brought out some dried stems and grasses that have been … Continue reading

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Solos …Floral Friday

If you’re trying to stick to a strict budget so you can only buy one of each flower, there’s no reason that you cannot have nifty arrangements. That’s the idea behind today’s Floral Friday projects. If the flower you want … Continue reading

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Repurposed …Floral Friday

The repurposing of items overlaps with recycling of items. It can be thought of as utilizing an object for another purpose than its originally intended use. I had a few everyday type of things sitting around that looked like good … Continue reading

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Blue Glass …Floral Friday

What’s not to like about cloudless skies? The brilliant lapis lazuli dome is always a sight to behold. That clear blue atmosphere inspired today’s projects. Blue glass containers were within easy reach on the supply shelf and I had the … Continue reading

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Souvenirs …Floral Friday

I’m one of those tourists who enjoys buying small tokens of memorabilia when visiting attractions. I look for luggage friendly items like tee-shirts, caps, and knick knacks. If someone has been house-sitting at home, I include something for them, too. … Continue reading

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