Category Archives: projects

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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Sometimes, Done Is The Best Feature

I pushed the lawnmower into the garage and parked it in its usual corner. I locked the small, rear door then walked past the car to the driveway. I then picked up the old straw broom and began sweeping grass … 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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Small Pitcher Vases …Floral Friday

This week, I chose three small vases that are shaped like pitchers. This type of container is fun and convenient to use for easy, breezy projects. Since this week has been quite hectic, I settled for the simplicity factor. I … 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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