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Archive for May, 2012

Terracotta by Frances Palmer

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012














Frances Palmer has been making ceramics since 1987.  She was trained as an art historian, yet has always made work with her hands.  Her handmade ceramics are functional art – dishware or vases that can be used on a daily basis.  Each piece, no matter how large or small, is considered and individual.  Featured here a sweet and whimsical terracotta pots ideal for a few blossoms each.

Sitting Pretty

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012










bbrooks member, Artichokes & Pomegranates, dressed this sweet Pomeranian up with a collar of Roses and Hypericum Berrry for a vibrant Summer wedding.

Spring Delights for Mom!

Friday, May 4th, 2012

bbrooks member, Monsoon Flowers of Cresskill, NJ,  has posted gorgeous Spring designs on their Facebook page.  Featured here is a luscious long and low design of Anemones, Ranunculus, Stock, Roses, and Cymbidium blossoms in a leaf-lined clear glass rectangle.  Perfect for Mom!

Simple Effective Modern Designs

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012











With these examples from their facebook page, bbrooks member Artistic Surroundings in Phoenix, AZ , demonstrate the  effectiveness of  crisp modern design.