Category Archives: Floral Arts

Old Pots …Floral Friday

The last week of the month rolled around. It seemed like as good of a time as any, to sweep the basement floor. Fortunately, I’ve been able to keep the 100-year-old basement fairly well organized throughout my years in this … Continue reading

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Blues …Floral Friday

I was in a blue mood this week. My emotions were happy, but my eyes were craving the color blue. This often happens after over-indulging in bright orange. It also tends to recur in August when heat waves and muggy … Continue reading

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Orange Viking Glass …Floral Friday

The mid 20th century modern style remains popular this year. I’m guessing this is because people see items from the postwar 1940s through the 1960s as representing an optimistic, progressive mindset. The simplicity of modern design makes it adaptable to … Continue reading

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Contrasts …Floral Friday

I wanted bold expressions so as to add pizazz to the house this week. One of the most simple techniques to create assertive styling is through the use of contrasting colors. Today, I offer three very simple still-life compositions to … Continue reading

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Larger Haeger Vases …Floral Friday

On the spur of the moment, I decided to¬†wash some vases to use this week. Three of them are a bit taller than the containers I usually utilize for Floral Friday arrangements. They also happened to have been manufactured by … Continue reading

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Exotica …Floral Friday

We humans enjoy novel, exotic things. They fascinate us. This is especially true when we’ve been caught up in mundane routines for an extended period of time. We want to see interesting landscapes, try different foods, and experience something a … Continue reading

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Orange Spotlighted …Floral Friday

I had resigned to the probability that there would be no day lilies near the front door at all this year. The plants were a third of their usual height and most of the bulbs had not even sprouted. The … Continue reading

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