Category Archives: Hobbies

In The Pink …Floral Friday

I sometimes get inspiration from the most banal things. The other morning, while wiping down the cabinets in the bathroom, I noticed that a tiny bit of the white paint had worn away over the years. There was an inch-long … Continue reading

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Simple Elegance …Floral Friday

Today’s projects are inspired by the minimalist vibe. Their styles are pared-down versions of more complex styles but the finished projects are not minimalist in the strictest form. The idea was to showcase a few unconventional glass vases while also … Continue reading

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Small Solitaires …Floral Friday

Today, I have three easy-breezy projects that can be adapted to anyone’s skill levels. This does not mean that they look amateurish or sloppy. The idea is to utilize containers and floral elements that appeal to one’s personal taste. The … Continue reading

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Mini Container Gardens …Floral Friday

The time had come to clean up, repot, and update three small container gardens this week. This is one of my favorite tasks because I enjoy using unorthodox containers and planting configurations. As an extra benefit, visitors to my house … Continue reading

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It’s World Camera Day

In anticipation of World Camera Day, I decided to resurrect one of my old standby cameras. I found the thing inside of a small airline bag at the back of the storage closet. All that was necessary was to find … Continue reading

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Simply Done …Floral Friday

Perhaps high relative humidity and warmth in Nebraska this week triggered a craving for basic simplicity. Such a mood does not necessarily mean a requirement of minimalism, but could include it. The projects need to take into account basic design … Continue reading

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Plantings …Floral Friday

Earlier this week, I spent some quality, creative time with projects that have gotten dusty and scraggly. This time of the year I like to refresh the potted projects with fresh dirt or sand. I can also redo one of … Continue reading

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