Category Archives: Floral Arts

Base Blue …Floral Friday

This might be an unpopular opinion: I get tired of the amount of red and green decorations at this time of year. Although I enjoy that combination year around in judicious doses, the red and green motif is way overdone … Continue reading

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Decorative Miniatures …Floral Friday

It’s been quite awhile since this blog has spotlighted pint-sized planter vases. This week, three vintage miniature planters are the subjects of some special treatment. First up is a redheaded boy leaning against a flower well. This might be a … Continue reading

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Using Haeger …Floral Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve featured one brand of vintage pottery on the blog so that’s what’s in store for today. Haeger Pottery was established in Dundee, Illinois by David Haeger in 1871. The art pottery division was still producing … Continue reading

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Simplicity

After taking care of some housecleaning chores, I was in the mood for clean simplicity. This carried into planning today’s Floral Friday projects. I limited the containers to three contemporary bud vases. Within such constraints, I made economical use of … Continue reading

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Curly Ting Ting …Floral Friday

I use a lot of dried curly ting ting in various projects because it is so versatile and adds visual movement to an arrangement. It can also be utilized as a vertical stabilizing mechanical to keep tall floral elements in … Continue reading

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Department Store Vases …Floral Friday

While searching through a few of the storage totes in the basement for a particular picture frame that had been stashed away, I encountered some medium small vases that haven’t been used for anything in ages. All of them had … Continue reading

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Background And Light …Floral Friday

This time of year in much of the Great Plains, we experience more grey, overcast, wet days. Despite the highlights of colorful autumn foliage, the overall atmosphere often feels bleak. With this in mind, I decided to play with background … Continue reading

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