Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

So Simple …Floral Friday

In life, it turns out that the simple pleasures are the most satisfying.  So it is with many of human artifacts.  Apple’s high tech products became successful largely on account of their simple styling.  The streamline movement of the 1940s … Continue reading

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Repurposed …Floral Friday

Have you ever looked at a food container and thought to yourself, “That would make a nice plant holder”?  The concept of reusing and recycling old wares is an old one. People have used old water pitchers and decrepit tea … Continue reading

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Trois Animaux …Floral Friday

Humans have created animal shaped articles and wares for thousands of years and that trend is unlikely to end any time soon.  If you skim the Web, you’ll find almost any animal, imaginable recreated in a form, ready to enjoy.  Today, … Continue reading

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Succulent Elements …Floral Friday

Succulents are among the most fascinating plants on Earth.  They have evolved to survive some of the most harsh conditions that Mother Nature can throw at us.  Their varied shapes and sizes make them pleasing to look at and attractive … Continue reading

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Threes …Floral Friday

Pythagoreans said that the number three is the first true number because it is the first number that forms a geometrical figure. In their minds, the triangle symbolized harmony, wisdom, and understanding. Three is significant in many cultures.  For example, … Continue reading

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Avant Garde 17 …Floral Friday

For Friday the 13th, positive, forward appearing style seems the way to go, today.  This time of the year, the last thing I’m interested in is orthodoxy of any sort. Now is one of those times my restless mind feels … Continue reading

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Mid Century Modern …Floral Friday

If you were alive during the late 1950s and 1960s you saw a lot of architecture, graphic design, furniture, and accessories that just looked modern. They were simple, clean, elegant, yet somehow organic. They produced a progressive, optimistic emotion in … Continue reading

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