Tag Archives: Fiesta Ware

Old Round Ceramics …Floral Friday

Domestic wares from the 1930s and 1940s satisfy a warm nostalgia about my boyhood years. My paternal grandmother used such pieces as “everyday” place settings and serving containers. She had settings of Homer Laughlin “Harlequin”–the fancier, Art Deco version of … Continue reading

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Interesting Containers …Floral Friday

Thrift stores can yield some unique finds. This was certainly true this week. I found a few cute, interesting vessels at arms reach, practically in front of me in the stores. An applied flower with the tops of two petals … Continue reading

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Handling Purples …Floral Friday

Technically speaking, purples should be considered as the representation of moderation or medium.  Purple is the blend of the hot color red and the cold color blue.  However, instead of middling, we get an intriguing, mysterious color. Purple is somewhat … Continue reading

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