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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Still Thinking Cloches-Fall


I'm still shamelessly promoting the "Fall Cloche Party" on Sept. 17th.

Life has gotten in the way of my play time, so I borrowed one cloche from the kitchen counter and then created a small vignette on the dining table. Adding a second cloche is always fun.


Candles, leaves and Dollar Tree corn and pumpkins.


A small pumpkin under a cloche, and tied with twine works for me.




A few more leaves and gords sprinkled around finishes the vignette.


You saw this pumpkin a few days ago. Very simple.


Placed on a yellow check luncheon cloth it all looks really bright and cheery. Totally says fall to me.


Ok, for those of you that don't have a cloche. How about using a hurricane. Just fill it with something fall, a few leaves and berries just like you would a cloche and it is perfect.


The small cloche could be replaced with a floral arrangement, a basket of fruit or a grouping of gords, pumpkins and acorns.




Even a large bowl placed on a cakestand can become a great centerpiece when filled with fall goodness.


So, use your imagination and what you have and let's call it a cloche and have some fun. I can't wait to see how creative you all are.

Thanks so much for stopping by, I always appreciate your visits.

27 comments:

  1. I know what you mean about life getting in the way of play!:-)

    I'm trying to clean and organize for Fall over the weekend. I take a break now and then though.

    Your cloche displays are beautiful, as usual, Marty.

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  2. I can't wait for the party! I am trying to come up with some cute goodies for my cloches! You always have such great inspiration for us all!

    I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!
    Cathy

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  3. Can't wait for the party. I have been trying to think of something new and creative to display...love the tried and true and I'll have some of that as well.

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  4. You are giving me anxiety attacks, or should I say cloche trapbobia!
    I am thinking, and thinking! :)

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  5. A lovely fall display, perfect for entering into a new season. My favorite season of all.
    Hugs!

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  6. BEE-YOO-TEE-FULL!! :) Indeed they are. Marty, you are amazing...wanna be you some day. Do you think it might be a little late to be trying be be like someone else? When I finish, mine look a bit like a Goodwill store! (Gee, I wonder why??)
    :)
    Hugs and love to you this beautiful Sunday afternoon!
    Mona

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  7. Oh I will be there! Mine are ready and I'm trying my best not to show them ahead of time! Fun,fun,fun! Hope you are going to have a Christmas cloche party too! I am so enjoying the cloche deal! LOL!

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  8. Actually, funny you are promoting your party because I have been thinking about you and have photos of one cloche. You know I don't have "the touch" like you do but *sigh* I'm trying really hard. One more cloche to fill. Hmm....better go use my coupon at Michaels. Wish we had a Hobby Lobby here.

    Love all your cloche decor!

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  9. My dad is coming this week...I'd better get some pictures taken soon!

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  10. Marty, I have to confess that before I joined the blogging world I didn't even know the word Cloche! I knew that I liked those round glass "thingy's" with the globes but had no idea the technical term! Now I see them everywhere and I want all of the ones I see! Thanks for opening my eyes to this whole new Cloche World! :-)
    Vanessa
    http://southerninmyheart.blogspot.com

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  11. Always gorgeous cloches Marty!
    Lot's of great ideas, you are the CLOCHE QUEEN!
    hUGS,
    Cindy

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  12. Marty,
    Oh how thou dust tempt me! ! !
    Perhaps. . .we'll have to wait an see! In the mean while. . .keep tempting with your beautiful cloches!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  13. I am tempted! I am tempted! I just love the way you put things together, Marty! You are so creative. Who could resist following you?I am getting ready!...Christine

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  14. This is terrible...but...I woke up this morning and was getting ready for church and while I was applying my makeup (with a paint roller~ hahaha) I thought to myself...I need to check her blog for the date of that party again! Seriously! I'm a gettin' ready for it...thinking ...pondering....planning!
    Have a blessed day my friend!
    Debbie

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  15. Marty,
    Your so good to give us all of these great pointers. I really was stuck on this cloche party. I tried the hurricane upside down and I decided to use hurricane shades. I will be super excited to see all the creative ideas. Thanks for being generous about what it is considered a cloche.:)
    Sherry

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  16. Oh Marty these are all so adorable...I really enjoy looking at all your decorating ideas.
    Warmest Hugs,
    Sandi @ Bearly Sane

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  17. Hi Marty,
    Your ideas and suggestions are great, quite inspiring.
    So glad that you popped over to NL yesterday, and thanks for leaving such a nice comment.
    Maggie

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  18. Love them! They look great Marty
    ;0)

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  19. Ok - now a hurricane I have! I am putting a note on my calendar for your party! :)

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  20. You've inspired me to clean my cloches and give them an autumn makeover. See you Tuesday.
    Cheers!
    Rita

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  21. You've inspired me to clean my cloches and give them an autumn makeover. See you Tuesday.
    Cheers!
    Rita

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  22. I like how you staggered the glass cloches, etc. It adds dimension and is so pretty.
    Brenda

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  23. I do like those white pumpkins, Marty.

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  24. Looks great Marty! I really like the cloche on the wooden stand on the diningroom table! You are ready for fall:@)

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  25. Oh how I love that cloche with the bird on top. I am inspired to start decorating for fall.

    -Rene

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  26. Oh my goodness, Marty! I am so glad to be back to blogging! Just in time for your cloche party! Ok, I must get busy to be ready for the party. :) Love love your displays.
    Sandra

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