Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

Happy Floral Design Day

Throughout the 520 or so Floral Fridays over the years, there have been quite a few misses and some occasional hits. Hopefully, my techniques have evolved since 2011. Floral Friday comes to mind because today’s global commemoration is “Floral Design … Continue reading

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Stems …Floral Friday

I don’t remember ever devoting an entire Floral Friday to the exclusive use of stems in arrangements. The subject came to mind earlier this week as I searched the basement for something completely unrelated to the floral arts. Just out … Continue reading

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Glass Treats …Floral Friday

Minor house redecorating means that dust settles everywhere, despite of taking precautions. Wall repair with drywall “mud” epoxy requires a little bit of sanding once it dries. That dust floats into every nook and cranny. (Yes, I wear air filtration … Continue reading

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Repurposed …Floral Friday

Today’s projects are the result of wild hairs on the brain. The inspiration came about after replacing a light fixture globe that I was very tired of seeing. It seemed like the glass part should be used for something before … Continue reading

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The Desk

I get up very early each morning, prepare coffee, and orient my consciousness at the desk in the music room. The obsolete Toshiba laptop takes several minutes to boot up. While it goes about its own morning routine, I make … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

Earlier this week I decided to re-wash and shine most of the glassware in the kitchen cupboard because most of the tumblers and clear bowls hadn’t been used very often last year, due to the pandemic lockdown. As so often … Continue reading

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Lapis Not Indigo

After a home restoration lull, I decided to begin the process again with a small project. A short hallway is the smallest space in the house, not counting closets. The walls were painted sandy-tan about 30 years ago. I was … Continue reading

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