Tag Archives: Royal Copley

Some Birds …Floral Friday

I’m barely trying to cut back on the number of vintage vases and planters I bring home, but  I don’t criticize myself when another one comes home with me.  My ready excuse is, at least my hobby is much cheaper … Continue reading

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Variations de Rouge …Floral Friday

The scientific definition of the color red includes its variations in spectral wavelength of ~620 to 740 nanometres and a spectral frequency of ~480 to 400 terahertz. In the spectrum of visible light (rainbow), red appears opposite of violet right … Continue reading

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Floral Friday The 13th

The superstitious among us might not be conducting business or undergoing a medical procedure today. The rest of us have fun with days that fall on Friday the 13th.  I fall in the latter category. If Friday the 13th even … Continue reading

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Rich Tones …Floral Friday

One of the beautiful things about creativity is how we can use color to affect our moods.  Different shades and tones can influence whether we feel anxious or relaxed.  They can also subtly affect whether we feel cooler or warmer. That’s … Continue reading

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Chiffres …Floral Friday

Three small figurine based planters had accumulated near my work space this past week.  I suddenly had the idea to create some very simple, yet eye-catching arrangements with them. I wanted to keep the attention balanced between the vintage pottery … Continue reading

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Snazzy …Floral Friday

My paternal grandfather used to enjoy knotting up a bold necktie; slipping into a foxy jacket; then sliding behind the wheel of his mighty snazzy 1957 BelAir.  He died many, many years ago, but his favorite adjective, snazzy, conjures up … Continue reading

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Rustic Yellows …Floral Friday

Here we find ourselves in the first weekend of July.  Summertime in Nebraska is locked and loaded as some of my more conservative acquaintances say.  I think of the many hot, dusty, sweltering days of a rural Great Plains summer.  … Continue reading

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