Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

This Week’s Experiments …Floral Friday

Now that the seasons have changed, I feet like expressing the shifting moods of this time of year with varied approaches to late September. There are still weather hints of the warmer seasons yet coolness predominates. The dark blue glass … Continue reading

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Souvenir Coins

When traveling, it’s fun to bring back souvenirs. Years later, they are memory jogs for pleasant reminiscing. Souvenirs aren’t only for tourists, small gifts received as rewards for special events serve the same purpose. I prefer regular pocket change coins … Continue reading

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Fords And Florals …Floral Friday

A couple of scale model vehicles needed a clean-up this week, so a small, soft-bristled paintbrush was put to use. After the two Fords were clean again, I decided to use them as props for this week’s Floral Friday. A … Continue reading

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Old Pots …Floral Friday

The last week of the month rolled around. It seemed like as good of a time as any, to sweep the basement floor. Fortunately, I’ve been able to keep the 100-year-old basement fairly well organized throughout my years in this … Continue reading

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Orange Viking Glass …Floral Friday

The mid 20th century modern style remains popular this year. I’m guessing this is because people see items from the postwar 1940s through the 1960s as representing an optimistic, progressive mindset. The simplicity of modern design makes it adaptable to … Continue reading

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Contrasts …Floral Friday

I wanted bold expressions so as to add pizazz to the house this week. One of the most simple techniques to create assertive styling is through the use of contrasting colors. Today, I offer three very simple still-life compositions to … Continue reading

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Larger Haeger Vases …Floral Friday

On the spur of the moment, I decided to¬†wash some vases to use this week. Three of them are a bit taller than the containers I usually utilize for Floral Friday arrangements. They also happened to have been manufactured by … Continue reading

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