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Floral Tuesday

Rainy and foggy days are personal catalysts for creativity. This has been a great month for creativity because of the amount of rainy days. The rainy days have coincided with new pottery and glass pieces that people have gifted to … Continue reading

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Dare To Be Blue …Floral Friday

My friend Jonathan stopped by the house just as I was preparing to create some floral arrangements. He noticed that the containers were all rich, blue-colored glass. Jonathan remarked that he knew I love primary colors, but I rarely use … Continue reading

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Footed Pottery …Floral Friday

Pottery with a foot seems like an absurd concept. The idiomatic name for the bases of some containers usually brings a smile to my face when I think of it out of actual context. This week’s three projects feature containers … Continue reading

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April Vases …Floral Friday

This month seemed to get a late start this year if the beginning of April is judged by present Nebraska weather patterns. We still had blizzard conditions in parts of the state half-way through the calendar month. Our non-snow days … Continue reading

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Vases With Handles …Floral Friday

When we think of vases used in ancient Greek or Roman society, we imagine them with graceful handles. As time went by, so did the handles. Eventually, fashion dictated handles to be pass√©. Yet, from time to time, handles on … Continue reading

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Three Approaches …Floral Friday

I often haphazardly gather three different empty containers and place them on my desk. I enjoy simply looking at them and wondering what the artisan was thinking when the vases’ molds were created. One of the most amazing things about … Continue reading

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Unique …Floral Friday

I’ve sometimes wondered about how much effort has gone into creating containers that are specifically designed to hold flowers and plants.¬† There are thousands of different shapes and details used for basic glass vases. The same holds true for porcelain … Continue reading

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