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Bel Air …Floral Friday

While gathering containers and materials to use for today’s projects, I sorted them according to mid-20th century design. Then a niggling idea to include a 1/18th scale steel model car as the prop came to mind. There just happened to … Continue reading

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Blues …Floral Friday

I was in a blue mood this week. My emotions were happy, but my eyes were craving the color blue. This often happens after over-indulging in bright orange. It also tends to recur in August when heat waves and muggy … Continue reading

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Blue Glass …Floral Friday

Blue is the most popular primary color in our culture. Red is polarizing and thematically represents heat, agitation, and anger. Yellow is an ambiguous color, people enjoy the yellows of certain flowers and sunsets, it also comes to mind regarding┬ádefective … Continue reading

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Fancy Glass …Floral Friday

For some unknown reason, I’ve been craving the beauty of colored art glass artifacts this year. I had to search through a couple of “tote” storage containers in the basement to retrieve several glass vases I haven’t seen in many … Continue reading

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Fancy Glass …Floral Friday

Early experimentation with glass and the use of color in it probably began around 3500 BCE in Mesopotamia and Egypt. The early glass-makers discovered that certain substances, when added to molten glass, produced attractive colors. Since that time, we humans … Continue reading

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More Art Glass From Poland …Floral Friday

Earlier this Summer I featured a few art glass vases that were manufactured in Poland. Since then, I’ve come across a few more small examples that almost beg to be used in floral projects. None of the pieces were marked … Continue reading

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Floral Tuesday

Rainy and foggy days are personal catalysts for creativity. This has been a great month for creativity because of the amount of rainy days. The rainy days have coincided with new pottery and glass pieces that people have gifted to … Continue reading

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