Tag Archives: McCoy Pottery

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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Totes Diving …Floral Friday

While sweeping the basement floor I decided on a whim to find out what I had placed inside one of the storage tote bins that have not been moved for a year or longer. I restacked the stack by placing … Continue reading

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In The Pink …Floral Friday

I sometimes get inspiration from the most banal things. The other morning, while wiping down the cabinets in the bathroom, I noticed that a tiny bit of the white paint had worn away over the years. There was an inch-long … Continue reading

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Mini Container Gardens …Floral Friday

The time had come to clean up, repot, and update three small container gardens this week. This is one of my favorite tasks because I enjoy using unorthodox containers and planting configurations. As an extra benefit, visitors to my house … Continue reading

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Basic Simplicity …Floral Friday

The timing, the conditions, and the materials all fell into place to help this week’s Floral Friday to work out according to plan. The basic idea was to assemble very simple arrangements using materials I already had on hand utilizing … Continue reading

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