Category Archives: Hobbies

Serendipity …Floral Friday

I was gifted a large bag of faux flowers on Boxing Day, December 26th. I decided to use several of them on the first three projects of this year. I also had three containers that were unique in their own … Continue reading

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Inspiration

This week, a cousin asked how I get inspired to do my various projects. I replied that I’m not really certain how it happens. I went on to say that I’m reluctant to analyze the process because over-analysis puts the … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

For the final Floral Friday of 2021 I wanted to utilize three of my current favorite glass containers. So, the cobwebs were removed; the containers were soaked; and finally were polished dry with a microfiber cloth. The fire-orange Blenko bottle … Continue reading

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Vintage Ceramic Trees …Floral Friday

Jonathan twisted my arm to insist that I at least make minimum decorating efforts to decorate my little house for the holidays. He knew that I had some vintage ceramic Christmas trees stored in plastic totes in the basement. Why … Continue reading

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Groupings …Floral Friday

I helped my across the street neighbor re-hang a cluster of his family’s portraits among a few mementoes his grandchildren gave him throughout the past few years. My job was to drill holes and insert anchor bolts into the dining … Continue reading

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Variety Pack …Floral Friday

While in the basement changing the air filter for the HVAC this week, I moseyed over to the stacks of storage totes. I wanted to rediscover some long-forgotten containers. I stopped at one near the bottom of one stack to … Continue reading

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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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