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Serendipity …Floral Friday

I was gifted a large bag of faux flowers on Boxing Day, December 26th. I decided to use several of them on the first three projects of this year. I also had three containers that were unique in their own … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

For the final Floral Friday of 2021 I wanted to utilize three of my current favorite glass containers. So, the cobwebs were removed; the containers were soaked; and finally were polished dry with a microfiber cloth. The fire-orange Blenko bottle … Continue reading

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Groupings …Floral Friday

I helped my across the street neighbor re-hang a cluster of his family’s portraits among a few mementoes his grandchildren gave him throughout the past few years. My job was to drill holes and insert anchor bolts into the dining … Continue reading

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Base Blue …Floral Friday

This might be an unpopular opinion: I get tired of the amount of red and green decorations at this time of year. Although I enjoy that combination year around in judicious doses, the red and green motif is way overdone … Continue reading

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Decorative Miniatures …Floral Friday

It’s been quite awhile since this blog has spotlighted pint-sized planter vases. This week, three vintage miniature planters are the subjects of some special treatment. First up is a redheaded boy leaning against a flower well. This might be a … Continue reading

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Using Haeger …Floral Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve featured one brand of vintage pottery on the blog so that’s what’s in store for today. Haeger Pottery was established in Dundee, Illinois by David Haeger in 1871. The art pottery division was still producing … Continue reading

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Simplicity

After taking care of some housecleaning chores, I was in the mood for clean simplicity. This carried into planning today’s Floral Friday projects. I limited the containers to three contemporary bud vases. Within such constraints, I made economical use of … Continue reading

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