Tag Archives: Shawnee Pottery

Desktop Auditions …Floral Friday

We’ve been conditioned to think of our computers whenever we see or hear the word desktop. For today, I’m thinking of the actual desktop where I park my computer. I like to place a flower arrangement at the corner opposite … Continue reading

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Texture Experiments …Floral Friday

When we think of floral arrangements, shapes and colors come immediately to mind. What is often overlooked are textures.  This week, I purposely focused on texture as the foundation for style. As it turned out, the texture of the design … Continue reading

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Visual Statements …Floral Friday

Have you ever wondered about the idiom, “to make a statement”?  That is to make a statement in the non-grammatical sense. We might hear it used in an advertisement such as, “This car makes a statement about your position in … Continue reading

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April Planters …Floral Friday

As a salute to the middle of April, I decided to feature some planters that were manufactured in the middle of the last century.  Because, why not? The light green Shawnee Kenwood 1301 smaller than medium container lends itself to … Continue reading

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Touché …Floral Friday

The now defunct Shawnee Pottery Company came out with a line of floral pottery in 1956 with a line called Touché. They were finished in textured glaze on the exterior and smooth glaze on the interior. Another one of Shawnee’s … Continue reading

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Shabby Chic …Floral Friday

The term, “Shabby Chic”, was first used in the 1980s by avant garde interior decorators.  I first encountered it in the early 1990s, I bought an issue of a magazine dedicated specifically to Shabby Chic. The furniture and accessories appear … Continue reading

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A Dollar Apiece …Floral Friday

This week’s project containers share one thing in common.  Each one was priced at one-dollar.  Since the flowers are recycled from earlier projects, the price per piece remains a dollar. There is nothing wrong with any of them.  Not a … Continue reading

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