Category Archives: Floral Arts

Boxes …Floral Friday

I’ve been going through the vintage postcards, old key fobs, trinkets, and small bric a brac stored in small boxes. The boxes, themselves, are attractive in their own right. It seemed like a good idea to use them as props … Continue reading

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Hair Grass …Floral Friday

I don’t know the name of the plant that I utilized for all three of today’s floral projects. The tropical plant has a thick, woody stem. Where a flower would normally grow, instead has a tuft of thin, hair-like grassy … Continue reading

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October Pairings …Floral Friday

I often like to create floral projects that reflect a non-floral artifact. When the projects are finished, it’s fun to display the end results with the objects that inspired the concepts. We have three arrangements with their inspirations this week. … Continue reading

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Defrosting The Fridge …Floral Friday

The humid days of the warm season had pretty much practically passed this week. That meant it was time to do the bi-annual chore of defrosting the refrigerator. It’s an apartment size Coronado appliance that was sold by the now … Continue reading

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Tropical Influence …Floral Friday

The bold colors and large size of many tropical flowers have broad appeal to people who enjoy decorative flowers and plants. In addition, these qualities lend themselves to use in modern and contemporary arrangements. Tropical flowers bridge the ages from … Continue reading

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Sunflowers …Floral Friday

I enjoy the rustic colors and appearance of sunflowers in October. So I was tempted to utilize them in this week’s projects. There is an auxiliary theme of cylindrical shaped containers. Here is how the experiments turned out. The tall, … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Lamps …Floral Friday

Doing some fall housekeeping put me in the mood to deep clean some lamps this week. These lamps have a lot of ridges and details, so a dusting tool or cloth wouldn’t do. Also, each one had deteriorating displays of … Continue reading

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