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Basic Planters …Floral Friday

On a whim, I decided to bring out three mid 20th century planters this week. The idea was to create a some pleasant, long lasting room accents to replace several that needed dismantling. I’d also have a little fun in … Continue reading

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Planter Projects …Floral Friday

The first Floral Friday of this month features a more conventional theme than most. Three planter vases that were manufactured in the mid-twentieth century are the featured containers. The arrangements are inspired by that period as well. There are very … Continue reading

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Bel Air …Floral Friday

While gathering containers and materials to use for today’s projects, I sorted them according to mid-20th century design. Then a niggling idea to include a 1/18th scale steel model car as the prop came to mind. There just happened to … Continue reading

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Fords And Florals …Floral Friday

A couple of scale model vehicles needed a clean-up this week, so a small, soft-bristled paintbrush was put to use. After the two Fords were clean again, I decided to use them as props for this week’s Floral Friday. A … Continue reading

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Old Pots …Floral Friday

The last week of the month rolled around. It seemed like as good of a time as any, to sweep the basement floor. Fortunately, I’ve been able to keep the 100-year-old basement fairly well organized throughout my years in this … Continue reading

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Orange Spotlighted …Floral Friday

I had resigned to the probability that there would be no day lilies near the front door at all this year. The plants were a third of their usual height and most of the bulbs had not even sprouted. The … Continue reading

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Late Spring Projects …Floral Friday

Plants with their flowers have grown more substantial and rich this time of year in North America. With that in mind, I decided to play around with stronger containers, too. This week’s projects reflect a more bold approach to composition … Continue reading

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