Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

Pondering Excellence

About a dozen years ago a cousin by marriage (step-cousin?) returned home after a visit to his place of birth in Thailand. He brought back souvenirs as gifts for some of us in the US. He presented my father and … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

Some glass just has class. This idea is the focus of the last Floral Friday of 2017. The over all care in construction, the color or clarity, and the styling details add to the beauty of specialty glass vases that … Continue reading

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Penultimate Year-Enders …Floral Friday

Today is the second to the last Friday of 2017, so this is the penultimate set of projects for the year. Because of the nature and number of holiday decorations we are exposed to in December, I’ve kept these projects … Continue reading

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Lost Items

I have an old silver dollar on a jewelry mount somewhere in my little house. The impulse to find it randomly popped into my brain yesterday afternoon. Who knows why? Urges just pop up sometimes. Anyway, the last place I … Continue reading

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Large Vases …Floral Friday

The past few months have seen my projects emerge from medium and small sized containers, so it seems to be the right time to use a few large vases for a change. They’re not large enough to be conventional floor … Continue reading

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Palmetto Leaves …Floral Friday

Mother Nature did Art Deco long before the 1920s. One of her most deco expressions must be the saw palmetto leaf. Its fetching design is beautiful fresh or dried. Palmetto leaves enhance the atmosphere of whatever room they are displayed. … Continue reading

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Modern Artifacts

There’s a common truism that says we can have a happier life if we appreciate the things we already own. It’s easy to understand how this can be true. As societies we build libraries to enshrine the knowledge we possess, … Continue reading

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