Tag Archives: McCoy Pottery

Collectable Planters …Floral Friday

Some mainstays of floral work are ceramic planters and pots. The shape, color, and age of the container help set the mood for each particular arrangement. Today, I have three different types of planter containers that influenced the projects. Small … Continue reading

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Three Planters …Floral Friday

This was a good week to replant, transplant, and tweak a pair of old projects that had grown unruly and dusty and recreate another. In other words, they needed a bit of retreading in order to restore their appearance. There … Continue reading

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Not Necessarily Flowers …Floral Friday

Today is home decor tweaking day in my little house. I felt the urge to add some highlights of interest in a few rooms just because the ideas appeared in my mind out of nowhere. Two of the projects involve … Continue reading

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Dresser Top …Floral Friday

During routine housekeeping this week, I cleared off the dresser top to clear away the dust. That’s when I decided to streamline the stuff from it. It was time to consider a few options. The decorative hand towel was to … Continue reading

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Encore Plus d’Animaux …Floral Friday

While dusting and reconfiguring some shelves yesterday, I stumbled across some vintage animal themed planters.  Right away, I decided to freshen up the arrangements in them. One of my favorites is the mustard yellow McCoy tiger.  A simple array of … 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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So Simple …Floral Friday

In life, it turns out that the simple pleasures are the most satisfying.  So it is with many of human artifacts.  Apple’s high tech products became successful largely on account of their simple styling.  The streamline movement of the 1940s … Continue reading

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