Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

More Repurposing …Floral Friday

Continuing in the vein of a set of repurposing projects from early last month, I decided to try three more for this month. What triggered the idea was that the particular candle holder that was converted into a cactus holder … Continue reading

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Dry Minimalism …Floral Friday

Today we have three extremely simple, easy, minimalist projects. You can follow along if you wish. I chose three basic, unadorned vases to keep the foundation pieces simple. I then brought out some dried stems and grasses that have been … Continue reading

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Blue Glass …Floral Friday

What’s not to like about cloudless skies? The brilliant lapis lazuli dome is always a sight to behold. That clear blue atmosphere inspired today’s projects. Blue glass containers were within easy reach on the supply shelf and I had the … Continue reading

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Souvenirs …Floral Friday

I’m one of those tourists who enjoys buying small tokens of memorabilia when visiting attractions. I look for luggage friendly items like tee-shirts, caps, and knick knacks. If someone has been house-sitting at home, I include something for them, too. … Continue reading

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Visual Warmth …Floral Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve featured my favorite color ways on a Friday. I’m quite partial to burnt orange and just about any shade of yellow. Both the orange and the yellows transmit high energy and warmth to the eyes. … Continue reading

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Glass Acts …Floral Friday

I decided to use whatever I grabbed at random from a storageĀ tote from the basement. One of the plastic container lids on the bottom of one stack was pushed slightly in due to the weight of the other totes, so … Continue reading

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Sweet Rockets ā€¦Floral Friday

I decided to use one variety of flower as the main theme for today’s Floral Friday for two reasons: 1. I have bunches of them and 2. I really like the appearance of sweet rocket blooms. Their delicate simplicity works … Continue reading

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