Category Archives: projects

Basic Simplicity …Floral Friday

The timing, the conditions, and the materials all fell into place to help this week’s Floral Friday to work out according to plan. The basic idea was to assemble very simple arrangements using materials I already had on hand utilizing … Continue reading

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Potted Arrangements …Floral Friday

Sometimes I just like to enjoy the tactile sensation of handling flower pots. I’m not sure why. Maybe because mom used to display a few small pots at a south window of the family home. It could be due to … Continue reading

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The Desk

I get up very early each morning, prepare coffee, and orient my consciousness at the desk in the music room. The obsolete Toshiba laptop takes several minutes to boot up. While it goes about its own morning routine, I make … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

Earlier this week I decided to re-wash and shine most of the glassware in the kitchen cupboard because most of the tumblers and clear bowls hadn’t been used very often last year, due to the pandemic lockdown. As so often … Continue reading

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New Experiments …Floral Friday

The very first Floral Friday ushers in 2021 with optimism for a good beginning this year. I selected three projects that evoke joy and clear vision. The unique containers draw the eye towards simple, clean arrangements. They are placed in … Continue reading

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Lapis Not Indigo

After a home restoration lull, I decided to begin the process again with a small project. A short hallway is the smallest space in the house, not counting closets. The walls were painted sandy-tan about 30 years ago. I was … Continue reading

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Planter Bowls …Floral Friday

Today’s projects hearken to three different emotional directions: contemplative, whimsical, and nostalgic. I built them up from implied feelings about their accompanying prop objects. The small, extended-wings blue jay figurine appears to be alighting onto a branch to rest. The … Continue reading

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