Category Archives: Hobbies

Honestly Phony …Floral Friday

Who can satisfactorily explain why we get certain urges to see or do stuff with a creative twist? This week I had a driving itch to make some floral projects that use only the most obviously artificial elements. I wanted … Continue reading

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Three Approaches …Floral Friday

I often haphazardly gather three different empty containers and place them on my desk. I enjoy simply looking at them and wondering what the artisan was thinking when the vases’ molds were created. One of the most amazing things about … Continue reading

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Fun With Finds …Floral Friday

If I ever change the name of Floral Friday, it should become Fun with Finds.  I say that, because nearly all of the elements used in my little creations are special “finds”.  That is, I rarely purchase the vases, mechanicals, and … Continue reading

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Expired Kodachrome

Three 36 exposure rolls of Kodachrome ISO 200 slide film had been squirreled away in my refrigerator since Kodak announced they were discontinuing the type back in 2007.  A cousin said not to worry about processing because he would be … Continue reading

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Jumpstart Your Creativity

Imagine what the world would lack if Paul McCartney had grown up in an overly critical home.  What if all Meryl Streep’s parents said to her was, “When will you settle down and get a real job?” The Beatles, if … Continue reading

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Interpretations …Floral Friday

Long time viewers of Floral Friday understand that many of the arrangements pictured have been inspired by the containers I use.  That’s just how my mind works. I suppose this approach is similar to that used by some writers of … Continue reading

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Feathered …Floral Friday

Checking out garage sales is something I do less often these days than in the past.  About the only times this happens is when I’m with one of my friends who is doing so.  I was with a new acquaintance, … Continue reading

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