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Happy Floral Design Day

Throughout the 520 or so Floral Fridays over the years, there have been quite a few misses and some occasional hits. Hopefully, my techniques have evolved since 2011. Floral Friday comes to mind because today’s global commemoration is “Floral Design … Continue reading

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Glass Treats …Floral Friday

Minor house redecorating means that dust settles everywhere, despite of taking precautions. Wall repair with drywall “mud” epoxy requires a little bit of sanding once it dries. That dust floats into every nook and cranny. (Yes, I wear air filtration … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

Earlier this week I decided to re-wash and shine most of the glassware in the kitchen cupboard because most of the tumblers and clear bowls hadn’t been used very often last year, due to the pandemic lockdown. As so often … Continue reading

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Orange Viking Glass …Floral Friday

The mid 20th century modern style remains popular this year. I’m guessing this is because people see items from the postwar 1940s through the 1960s as representing an optimistic, progressive mindset. The simplicity of modern design makes it adaptable to … Continue reading

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Experiments With Gerberas …Floral Friday

Gerbera jamesonii are some of the most popular cultivated flowers for solitaire or complex arrangements. Although they are also called Gerbera Daisies or Transvaal Daisies, they actually belong to the sunflower family. While the Gerbera capitulum appears to be a … 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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Orange Viking Glass …Floral Friday

I spent nearly an hour searching Google image files in a vain attempt to identify the name of the long stemmed plant that I used in all three of today’s projects. The package label nor the store’s shelf identifier did … Continue reading

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