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Re-purposed Metal …Floral Friday

Today is thinking outside of the box day at my home. In this case, the box contains recyclable metal objects. I have some items that are unacceptable to the local conventional recycling company, but they look like good candidates for … Continue reading

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Fun With Finds …Floral Friday

If I ever change the name of Floral Friday, it should become Fun with Finds.  I say that, because nearly all of the elements used in my little creations are special “finds”.  That is, I rarely purchase the vases, mechanicals, and … Continue reading

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Tinny …Floral Friday

I don’t know if “Shabby Chic” is still a decorating style or not.  I came across some items that reminded me of the idea this week.  All three are constructed of metal and have a distinctive “tinny” appearance.  In as … Continue reading

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Repurposed …Floral Friday

Have you ever looked at a food container and thought to yourself, “That would make a nice plant holder”?  The concept of reusing and recycling old wares is an old one. People have used old water pitchers and decrepit tea … Continue reading

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National Cleaning Week

I’m all set to change into a pair of old blue jeans and t-shirt to tear into a job I started a couple of weeks ago.  My late father’s garage is my latest on-going clean-up project.  His packrat ways have … Continue reading

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Secondhand Wardrobe Week

As the first-born in my family, I was given brand new clothing. As I continued to grow,  my brother often received my hand-me -downs.  Of course, he got new shoes, undergarments, and a few new shirts.  Mark was the secondhand … Continue reading

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America Recycles

Today’s reminder dovetails beautifully with yesterday’s book review about Barry Yourgrau’s Mess.  It also coordinates with the decluttering, downsizing project I began this autumn. America Recycles Day is a coordinated effort of private and public entities. The various events around … Continue reading

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