Thursday, June 18, 2009

Cloche Party!

Today I'm participating in a Cloche Party, hosted by the ever charming Marty of A Stroll Thru Life . Be sure to visit her for more cloche fun!

As I prepared for this event, I realized I didn't have a true cloche collection. So I'm cheating a little. :)

I recently showed you this pretty little nest in a pedestal cloche from Pottery Barn.

I'll put stuff in pretty much anything. This little bird cage became a holder for some vintage wooden spools.





Here's a covered dish that is always on my kitchen counter. You never know what you might find in it. Today it is old tin spools tied in a bundle. Aren't they cute?




And last but not least my ball jars. Great for stuffing bits and pieces of ribbon into! You never know when you'll need a little for a gift or to hang something.




Now go visit the other participants, I can't wait to see what they have in their cloches!

36 comments:

marty39 said...

Oh I love it. The birdcage and the bell jars are so unusual, and the cake dome is perfect. I love that you put unusual and unexpected things in them. What a fun idea and so cute. Be sure to go by my blog and link up to Mr. Linky. I am so thrilled you joined the party. This is such fun and what great ideas everyone is going to get to see all the versatile containers and cute they can be displayed. Love it. Hugs, Marty

Melissa Miller said...

Very cute ideas Michelle!

I love the last set of three.
How pretty and vitage in blue.

Happy cloche party! :)

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Wonderful Cloche Party post. Beautiful!

Lisa Shatzer said...

I love the tags on your vintage jars!!!

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Thank you for sharing you pretty cloches! I love the wire birdcage!

blessings
mary

ellen b said...

Love them all. The pedestal one is probably my favorite...but I really like the ball jars too :0)

Sue said...

oooooh, I love the little Ball jars w/the little labels.... and Laryssa's prints, (also mine) in the background. very cute. My fav is the birdcage filled w/moss and topped w/the wooden spools. Like that you change it out every so often. shows ingenuity... :-) Sue

Martha said...

I love the birdcage with the spools. That is so clever. Jars make great storage and are pretty too.

janet said...

very nice, love the ideas you came up with. Love the bird cage!!
hugs
janet

Darlene said...

Ooooo I love them all!!! I LOVE cloches....I might have to join this party!!!

~CC Catherine said...

I love all your ideas for Cloches...and my favorites are the ball jars...great ideas! ~CC Catherine

FOR THE SAKE OF TIME said...

I love the "surprises" in you cloches. You ideas are so inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

Charla

Shelia said...

OH, how sweet! I love those olden wooden thread spools! I need some of those. The canning jars are just precious! Love them all!
BE a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Glenda/MidSouth said...

I love birdcages. Cake and cheese domes came be used for cloches also.
Glenda

Joan@anythinggoeshere said...

I love the spools under the cloche! Great idea!

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Girl this is all just lovely...great job...thanks for sharing....hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Kim said...

I love seeing all the different cloche's & what is displayed in them.

Theresa said...

All are beautiful!!!! Hi, I awarded you the Kreativ Blogger award. Check out my blog:)
Love yours!

Kammy said...

Hi !
LOve them all .. you have an assortment like me !
Hugs, Kammy

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Such cute ideas you have and different too. Don't you love ball jars? I keep jelly beans (year round) in my antique ball jar. Have a super great weekend. ~ Lynn

Chari said...

Hi Michelle...

Ohhh...I loved looking at all of your pretties! I love using all kinds of containers to put pretty things in...love that beautiful birdcage filled with old vintage thread spools...that's lovely!!! I love your pretty blue canning jars...don't they just turn the loveliest shade of blue? So pretty to store ribbon and such...they look beautiful on your shelf!!!

Thank you so much for coming by and taking a peek at my button cloche and vignette...I really enjoyed your note and sweet compliments!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

wonderful ideas.. I love the bird cage!

Brenda said...

I like that idea! Really rustic. Hey, I think most of us don't have a lot of these cloches yet, as they're expensive. So most of us use what we have. I used jars and stuff myself! As I only have one.
Brenda

jen said...

Love the mason jars with ribbon!!!

We have been getting way to much rain here too!! The garden plants are all looking very soggy!!

Hope you can fold up that umbrella soon!1

Jen

LillySue said...

LOVE your Ball jars...I have a bunch of those too. I don't have a single cloche....can you believe it?!!
Blessings~LillySue

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Love your cloche and especially the Maison jars! Refreshing!

Hugs!
Maryjane

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh how pretty! Wonderful cloche displays!

Rue said...

Hi Michelle :)

I'm the shame of blogland with not one cloche anywhere in our house. I love yours, even if they aren't true cloches. You have such a wonderful eye for detail. I need it to rub off on me :)

Have a great weekend!

xo,
rue

PS I liked the idea of painting them black again after seeing how yours looked on the inside ;)

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Your ideas are wonderful. I loved seeing the tin spools. I'm not sure I've ever seen any close up. Are they rare? Good luck hitting Hobby Lobby for some more cloches. I'll try to keep you posted if I run across any.. Thanks so much for swinging by. hugs ~lynne~

artis1111 said...

I think they are great to display things in, I just have never bought me one. Loving the bird cage idea. Have a great weekend. Kathy

Laurie said...

Ooh, are those Sunshine and Ravioli tags on your Ball jars? Very nice!

Muthering Heights and Other Senseless Sensibility said...

Your birdcage is so pretty!

Artsy Fartsy said...

Love all the displays!! Thanks so much for the inspriation. I have several to get ready for my shop this week, I will have to send ya some photos, thanks for stopping in my blog and for your kind comments!! Tootles, Janna

Bellamere Cottage said...

Oh YES...you are a CLEVER girl. Love the spools!...both in the wire do-hickey and under the cake plate...YUMMY!

Blessings,
Spencer

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Good ideas!

Katherine

Chantel Monet said...

Ooh the vintage blue jars with the tags.. completely adorable! I love your taste!

Chantel

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