Tag Archives: McCoy Pottery

Another Go At Post-Modern Projects …Floral Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve done any radical experiments by creating projects that display era-crossing styles. These vary from contemporary flowers in a Neo-Deco container, to subtle modernism within a vintage vase. Such arrangements are attempts to make artistic statements … Continue reading

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Early Mid-Century …Floral Friday

I was in the mood for some conventionally styled arrangements this week. Three vintage containers seemed to fit the bill, so I used three from the early 1950s to influence the stylings. A basic black classic vase by Namadji of … Continue reading

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October Warmth …Floral Friday

The first hints of cooler air have set the stage for Autumn colors. Reds, tans, and browns are restful hues for the eyes and soul. I’m preparing for the final three months of 2022 with some warm color containers with … Continue reading

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1944 …Floral Friday

While dusting the bookshelves, I noticed an old florist book that I haven’t consulted in at least a decade. I had purchased it on eBay to better know what types of arrangements were used when my old vases had been … Continue reading

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Tres Animales …Floral Friday

While going through my seemingly endless supply of vases and planters, I noticed some mid 20th century ceramic critters. These have not been used since at least a few years, so the time had come to put them to use … Continue reading

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Vintage Vases …Floral Friday

I decided to randomly choose a storage tote from the basement and select a few vintage collectables to use for today’s projects. All three are at least eight decades old. They presented an opportunity to create some vintage floral stylings … Continue reading

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Groupings …Floral Friday

I helped my across the street neighbor re-hang a cluster of his family’s portraits among a few mementoes his grandchildren gave him throughout the past few years. My job was to drill holes and insert anchor bolts into the dining … Continue reading

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