Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

A Touch Of Blue …Floral Friday

Today’s three projects are all about subtlety. Of the three primary colors in their pure form, blue is the most understated of them all. With that in mind, I made sure to include some shades and tints of blue in … Continue reading

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Art Glass …Floral Friday

While washing up a recent find, I decided to clean and shine two other art glass vases. It seemed like a pretty good idea to create arrangements in all three for today’s offering, too. The most recent thrift store lucky … Continue reading

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The Lesson Triggered By The Tray

As the process of decluttering, downsizing and general cleaning continued this week, I reflected upon a truism: “Possessions are generally diminished by possession.” I had just finished washing and carefully drying a vintage Mikasa food tray. The ornate plate is … Continue reading

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Triggered By The Carts

Thursday, I wrote about losing sleep due to memories about my last broadcasting job. I attribute the rediscovery of a stack of five carts to what amounts as an extended flashback. As mentioned in Thursday’s post, “cart” is the industry … Continue reading

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Month’s End Projects …Floral Friday

The month of August is about to vanish so I wanted to complete some ideas that have been hatching in my head for awhile. As is often the case, some of these ideas are unorthodox, because unorthodox conceptualization brings me … Continue reading

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Faux Bonsai …Floral Friday

I’ve had quite the busy week, but I still wanted to post something for Floral Friday. Luckily, while searching for items to donate to the thrift store, I stumbled across some artificial, miniature Bonsai trees. I had completely forgotten about … Continue reading

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Small, Medium, and Large …Floral Friday

For Friday the 13th, I decided to take the safe route and not do any radical floral stylings. Hopefully, there is something for everyone here today. There are even three sizes from which to choose. Chrysanthemums and Peruvian lilies are … Continue reading

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