Tag Archives: Abingdon Pottery

Vintage Vases …Floral Friday

I decided to randomly choose a storage tote from the basement and select a few vintage collectables to use for today’s projects. All three are at least eight decades old. They presented an opportunity to create some vintage floral stylings … Continue reading

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Double Cornucopias …Floral Friday

Vases that have two spaces for flowers are more visually interesting than many single opening vases and planters. The classic double cornucopia vases are especially attractive and have a formal appearance, too. The standard double cornucopia vase was a styling … Continue reading

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Nouveau dans la Vieille …Floral Friday

Recently, I stumbled across three vintage containers and paid ridiculously low prices for them.  As I picked up each one, on separate days, I instantly visualized what I wanted to do with them, in turn.  I noticed that, collectively, the … Continue reading

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Multi …Floral Friday

The vast majority of flower arrangements are composed within vases, planters, and other pots with a single opening.  Today, I decided to use containers that have more than one opening for flowers. That’s how I came up with the name … Continue reading

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Figurines …Floral Friday

A couple of weeks ago, I came across a blue planting dish filled to overflowing with a treasure trove of vintage silk flowers.  Even though the blooms were bent and dusty, I knew I’d be able to put them to … Continue reading

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Double Barrelled …Floral Friday

For quite awhile, I used to feel a little trepidation whenever I encountered a vase with two openings.  I’d somehow gotten stuck with the idea that both openings had to be equal and show a formal balance.  I’d had some … Continue reading

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Kind Of Kitschy …Floral Friday

Modern lingo contains a much overused word, “cheesy”.  I think that many of the objects accused of being cheesy are just a slight notch above that description.  I prefer to use the word “kitschy” instead.  Cheesyness connotes a negative aura.  … Continue reading

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