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Texture …Floral Friday

One important ingredient to consider when creating a floral arrangement is texture. How much smoothness, roughness, softness, coarseness, and so forth is desired in order to play with the other design elements? Texture is an integral part of the flowers, … Continue reading

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More Art Glass …Floral Friday

There have been three attractive art glass vases parked near my desk waiting for inspiration to flash. That finally happened earlier this week when the idea to use vase filler materials came to mind. The emerald green Italian Empoli footed … Continue reading

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Three Swung Trios …Floral Friday

I’ll admit that the inspiration for today’s projects came about while listening to the swing jazz trio of Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, and Max Roach on a track called “Very Special”. The old jam has that dated, yet fetching early … Continue reading

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Humble Holiday Prep …Floral Friday

2015 has been an emotionally trying year for yours truly so I’m keeping the final month low key.  The money I would normally spend on decorations will be directed towards charity and other priorities.  I don’t mention this to point … Continue reading

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Unexpected …Floral Friday

Several years ago, my great-uncle Ivan said that I should be thankful for the unexpected.  It wakes us up to things we havn’t been paying attention to before. Other people often miss the beauty of this surprise.  He has been proven correct … Continue reading

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Fancy Fenton …Floral Friday

I have a minor weakness for art glass, so bargain basement prices for it attract my attention.  Some of the most desirable glass items were made by Fenton Art Glass Company of Williamstown, West Virginia. The latest bargain, is an … Continue reading

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Thème de Couleur …Floral Friday

There are times when a very simple, overall color theme is desired with floral arrangements.  An eye catching, pleasant look is accomplished by harmonizing all of the elements of the arrangment, especially if one closely matches those elements.  I decided … Continue reading

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