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Glassy …Floral Friday

Earlier this week I decided to re-wash and shine most of the glassware in the kitchen cupboard because most of the tumblers and clear bowls hadn’t been used very often last year, due to the pandemic lockdown. As so often … Continue reading

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Add Fill Last …Floral Friday

As I was assembling today’s second project, it occurred to me that the use of solid vase filler material should be addressed in this post. Using unconventional materials to fill flower containers is one of my favorite techniques. To utilize … Continue reading

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Filler …Floral Friday

When using clear glass vases, I sometimes like to add fill material to take the arrangements to a new level, because bare stems don’t always enhance the vases’ designs. Two different fillers are shown in today’s three projects. The folded … 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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Thick Glass …Floral Friday

The thick layer of clear ice on the driveway inspired today’s theme of vases manufactured from thick glass. Because winter ice provided the idea, pine branches were used as supporting mechanicals for each arrangement. Three very sturdy glass vessels were … Continue reading

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Modern Glass …Floral Friday

The simplicity of clean shapes and elemental colors can provide a mental place for the mind to play. Three glass containers demonstrate what that meant to me this week. An amber, contemporary vase of thick, flawless glass was exactly that … Continue reading

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Glass Cubes …Floral Friday

One of the most basic geometric shapes is the cube. When a container is manufactured in that shape, we have one of the most versatile, elegant vases. If the cube is glass, the creative possibilities for a designer are nearly … Continue reading

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