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Potpourri As Accents …Floral Friday

I like to keep some potpourri in a wide bowl to provide a very subtle fragrant note in the living room. Occasionally some bags contain shapes and manipulated dried elements. I set aside some of the crafted pieces in order to … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellows …Floral Friday

Commercial artist Harvey Ball is recognized as the designer of the ubiquitous “Smiley”. He said it was simple–“I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.” I don’t know if … Continue reading

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In Place …Floral Friday

Accents provide a simple means of creating personal space and a unique home environment.  Floral accents are among the best ways to make this mood more flexible. I like to experiment with this concept by creating personal “micro environments” within the … Continue reading

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Thème de Couleur …Floral Friday

There are times when a very simple, overall color theme is desired with floral arrangements.  An eye catching, pleasant look is accomplished by harmonizing all of the elements of the arrangment, especially if one closely matches those elements.  I decided … Continue reading

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Holiday Simplicity …Floral Friday

I like to enjoy a quiet simplicity during the December holiday season.  I realize that this preference is in direct opposition to the Madison Avenue ideal of extravagance and spendthrift ways.  But that’s OK, the advertising executives probably won’t bother … Continue reading

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