Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

Ikebana Inspired …Floral Friday

I have been asked, “Why Ikebana?” There are many reasons it fascinates me. First and foremost is that it integrates with my spiritual practice. Just as each mindful moment of each day presents a lesson, so does each act of … Continue reading

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Variety Pack …Floral Friday

Today I chose a varied selection of containers to ensure three different approaches to arranging. That means there is no over-arching theme to today’s Floral Friday. The first container has a modernistic shape and features 14 small openings around the … Continue reading

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Vintage Car Paraphernalia

There are several bits and pieces of vintage and antique printings squirreled away in my home that I’ve forgotten about. While searching for a book in my old steamer trunk, I stumbled across a large thin fragile grey envelope. It … Continue reading

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Shape …Floral Friday

Aside from color, shape is a major ingredient in flower arranging. Today I combined differently shaped containers and paired them with interestingly shaped floral elements. I began the exercise with an inexpensive department store vase patterned after the classic Roman … Continue reading

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Three Planters …Floral Friday

This was a good week to replant, transplant, and tweak a pair of old projects that had grown unruly and dusty and recreate another. In other words, they needed a bit of retreading in order to restore their appearance. There … Continue reading

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Fancy Bowls …Floral Friday

The bowl was possibly the first utensil made by early humans. The bowl could hold water for drinking and food for eating. It might also be said that bowls were possibly the first containers to hold flowers. Through the ages, … Continue reading

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Obsolete

There’s a 1980s Sears “LXI” TV in the music room that has not been used for several years. I plugged it in Friday to see if it still works like new. It does. I picked up one of those digital … Continue reading

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