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Avant Garde In March …Floral Friday

I decided to breech a few boundaries this week–floral boundaries. Perhaps the March winds pushed my imagination in this direction. Who knows for sure? I brought out three containers plus a few hands-full of floral elements then decided to allow … Continue reading

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August Avant-Garde …Floral Friday

Two basic materials are the common ingredients for today’s projects: glass for the vases and dried grasses as dominant filler materials. There is plenty of potential variety for these media, so I decided towards the direction of avant-garde instead of … Continue reading

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February Avant-Garde …Floral Friday

This week has been about extending boundaries into my personal frontier. In other words experimentation in style beyond what is usually conventional for me. What might not be conventionally pleasing? What might cross over into the Avant-Garde? The light green … Continue reading

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Early March Experiments …Floral Friday

A few handsfull of wire vine are the inspiration for today’s creations.  I wanted to find out if the vine would make a good foundation and mechanical for some avant garde arrangements. For the first try, a vintage McCoy planter … 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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New Wave …Floral Friday

When we see the phrase, “new wave”, we may think of the type of punk music of the late 1970s. Fans of international cinema might think of “La Nouvelle Vague”, the new wave film movement of the 1960s. Some people, … 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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