Category Archives: projects

So Simple …Floral Friday

In life, it turns out that the simple pleasures are the most satisfying.  So it is with many of human artifacts.  Apple’s high tech products became successful largely on account of their simple styling.  The streamline movement of the 1940s … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Floral Arts, projects, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Photographic Slide Experiment

Two years ago, I decided to go through some of the numerous slides that have been filed away in carousels stacked in the storage closet.  Nearly all of them were shot about three decades ago, when I went through a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Gadgets, Hobbies, photography, projects | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Repurposed …Floral Friday

Have you ever looked at a food container and thought to yourself, “That would make a nice plant holder”?  The concept of reusing and recycling old wares is an old one. People have used old water pitchers and decrepit tea … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Floral Arts, Hobbies, projects, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Trois Animaux …Floral Friday

Humans have created animal shaped articles and wares for thousands of years and that trend is unlikely to end any time soon.  If you skim the Web, you’ll find almost any animal, imaginable recreated in a form, ready to enjoy.  Today, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in art, cultural highlights, Floral Arts, Hobbies, projects, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Succulent Elements …Floral Friday

Succulents are among the most fascinating plants on Earth.  They have evolved to survive some of the most harsh conditions that Mother Nature can throw at us.  Their varied shapes and sizes make them pleasing to look at and attractive … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Floral Arts, Hobbies, projects, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Avant Garde 17 …Floral Friday

For Friday the 13th, positive, forward appearing style seems the way to go, today.  This time of the year, the last thing I’m interested in is orthodoxy of any sort. Now is one of those times my restless mind feels … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in art, Floral Arts, Hobbies, projects, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

No More Resolutions

Hurrah! We made it to another year.  Are you thinking about the two main stereotyped aspects of New Year’s Day?  Hangovers and New Year’s resolutions. Maybe one of the resolutions is to drink much less this year. As we break … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, projects | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment