Category Archives: projects

Yet More Animal Planters …Floral Friday

It’s time to round up a few animal figurines in the form of floral planters. Today there are three from the mid 20th century that I noticed while rotating the supplies on a shelf. The rich colors of the glaze … Continue reading

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Dresser Top …Floral Friday

During routine housekeeping this week, I cleared off the dresser top to clear away the dust. That’s when I decided to streamline the stuff from it. It was time to consider a few options. The decorative hand towel was to … Continue reading

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October Ikebana …Floral Friday

Life has seemed to be much more chaotic than usual lately. To constructively deal with the additional stress, I decided it was time to spend some quality time and practice Ikebana once more. The art-form is the deliberate use of … Continue reading

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Shapes …Floral Friday

It just so happens that some geometric shapes occupied my mind this week as flower project time happened. At the front of the supply shelf were a cylinder, a circle, and a rectangle. As I assembled the arrangements, they went … Continue reading

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Interesting Containers …Floral Friday

Thrift stores can yield some unique finds. This was certainly true this week. I found a few cute, interesting vessels at arms reach, practically in front of me in the stores. An applied flower with the tops of two petals … Continue reading

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Tune Up Time

Now that we’re at the beginning of a brand new season, it’s time to plan ahead for weather conditions that will become more extreme. This awareness was drilled into me in school by the industrial arts teacher and at home … Continue reading

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Small Touches …Floral Friday

There are a lot of small flower pots and containers around my house, so perhaps I should use some more of them for quick and easy projects. That’s the idea behind today’s post. The little McCoy flower pot is perfect … Continue reading

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