Category Archives: Hobbies

Deluxe …Floral Friday

We like to have a little pizzaz in our lives, even if it’s done in a small way.  I have three examples of what can be done to add just the right touch to a special place. An enameled copper … Continue reading

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Encore Plus d’Animaux …Floral Friday

While dusting and reconfiguring some shelves yesterday, I stumbled across some vintage animal themed planters.  Right away, I decided to freshen up the arrangements in them. One of my favorites is the mustard yellow McCoy tiger.  A simple array of … Continue reading

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April Planters …Floral Friday

As a salute to the middle of April, I decided to feature some planters that were manufactured in the middle of the last century.  Because, why not? The light green Shawnee Kenwood 1301 smaller than medium container lends itself to … Continue reading

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Enjoy An Antique

I will probably never have a completely contemporary, modern home even though that is what really appeals to my asthetic sensibilities.  The twist is,  that vintage items and antiques are fascinating to me, too. My mind will be eclectic the … Continue reading

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Trial Designs …Floral Friday

Consciously or not, most of us practice trial and error quite often in our lives.  We cannot expand our visions or skills without trying out new approaches.  I try to keep that statement in mind as I start every day.  … Continue reading

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March Finale’ …Floral Friday

The month of transition from wintery to springlike draws to a close today.  We shall soon find out whether “March winds and April showers will bring forth May Flowers”. Until that happens, I have a few projects to tide us … Continue reading

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Using Orchids …Floral Friday

I mulled over how to approach today’s theme for several days.  At the urging of a fellow blogger, I was encouraged to write an in-depth article about the use of orchids in floral arrangements.  In the end, I decided not … Continue reading

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