Category Archives: Hobbies

Vase Fillers …Floral Friday

The idea of placing items inside of clear glass vases is a very old one and is a way to create an attractive decorative accent. There are the standard glass “marbles” that are usually pearlescent. Other items work well too, … Continue reading

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Simply Colors …Floral Friday

Now that we’ve passed the holiday season, it’s time to give our eyes a well-deserved rest. Yes, we’ve been overloaded with images, hype, and too much red-green theme. Most of us just want to decompress and return to our regular … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

Some glass just has class. This idea is the focus of the last Floral Friday of 2017. The over all care in construction, the color or clarity, and the styling details add to the beauty of specialty glass vases that … Continue reading

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Penultimate Year-Enders …Floral Friday

Today is the second to the last Friday of 2017, so this is the penultimate set of projects for the year. Because of the nature and number of holiday decorations we are exposed to in December, I’ve kept these projects … Continue reading

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A Particular Vase …Floral Friday

Today’s Floral Friday departs from the usual format of featuring three different arrangements. That’s because an incredible artifact came home with me this week. Whenever possible, if there is a previously owned, carved marble or granite vase or object for … Continue reading

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Large Vases …Floral Friday

The past few months have seen my projects emerge from medium and small sized containers, so it seems to be the right time to use a few large vases for a change. They’re not large enough to be conventional floor … Continue reading

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Modern Artifacts

There’s a common truism that says we can have a happier life if we appreciate the things we already own. It’s easy to understand how this can be true. As societies we build libraries to enshrine the knowledge we possess, … Continue reading

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