Category Archives: Hobbies

Clusters …Floral Friday

It was time to rummage through the “extras” bin of supplies this week to see what my imagination could come up with. Sometimes it’s fun to put arrangements together without a precise plan for design. Here are today’s results. A … Continue reading

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My Little Corner Of The World

Photography has returned as a personal interest once more in my life. The bug hit while going through carousels full of long forgotten slides and converting them to digital files. Semi-consciously, I’ve been capturing sights that touch wordless places in … Continue reading

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Desktop Auditions …Floral Friday

We’ve been conditioned to think of our computers whenever we see or hear the word desktop. For today, I’m thinking of the actual desktop where I park my computer. I like to place a flower arrangement at the corner opposite … Continue reading

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Re-purposed Metal …Floral Friday

Today is thinking outside of the box day at my home. In this case, the box contains recyclable metal objects. I have some items that are unacceptable to the local conventional recycling company, but they look like good candidates for … Continue reading

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Prefab Fakes …Floral Friday

My summertime pause continues into day two with a break from inventing floral arrangements for today. Instead, I glanced around the house for some normally overlooked items. These are artificial or artistically manufactured plant-like forms. One of my all-time favorites … Continue reading

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Minimalist Metals …Floral Friday

In these uncertain times, minimalism has regained a foothold in our culture. Minimalism is popularly referred to as stark or stripped down to only the essentials. It is simplicity made manifest. This week, I used three simple, sturdy, metal containers … Continue reading

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Texture Experiments …Floral Friday

When we think of floral arrangements, shapes and colors come immediately to mind. What is often overlooked are textures. ┬áThis week, I purposely focused on texture as the foundation for style. As it turned out, the texture of the design … Continue reading

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