Thursday, December 3, 2009

A Christmas Cloche Party

I forgot to upload this so I am going to add it. After all, t'is the reason for the season.
December sure is a month for parties, isn't it? This time it is a Christmas cloche party hosted by Marty. Go to her site at http://astrollthrulife.blogspot.com/2009/11/mosaicmet-monday-deck-halls-tues.html and you will see her cloche collection along with her list of participants' entries.


I love this picture! I love the reflection of the white Christmas tree on the window.
As soon as Marty announced that she was having a party on this day, I immediately got busy so I could attend. And here are all my contributions. I hope you enjoy them!

A salt and pepper set of cardinals with a candle holder with a cardinal painted on it is sitting on our game table in the family room.
I had different sizes of cloches on the kitchen nook table after I created them before Thanksgiving. It was really too early to display them so I just kinda stored them there. Some of them are still there but I have distributed a few around the house.

The wire cloche has a candle holder with 2 snowmen in it.I like this view where it shows the Nativity wreath in the background.


This cherubim in a cloche is sitting on the lazy susan of our round kitchen table, in front of the fireplace. It is still too warm to put fire in the fireplace.


And these 2 cloches are outside by the pool picnic table. I placed some faux plants, that look very realistic, inside them so that I can look at some greenery after the leaves of the trees are all gone.

I hope you enjoyed the cloche party. Glad you could come!

25 comments:

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I really enjoyed seeing all of them. My favorites are those two huge ones on the patio. I've never seen anything like that...love them!

Sue

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh Christine, I am just in awe and drooling. YOu have some gorgeous cloches and you have decorated them all beautifully. I especially love the cut glass ones and the huge ones you have outside. I havn't ever seen any that big, and they are to die for. I linked you to the party. Thanks so much for joining and for showing such beautiful inspiration. Have a wonderful trip. Hugs, Marty

Tardevil said...

Oh Christine, they are all so gorgeous! I wish you would come and decorate my home. I'm living in "Rubbermaid hell" right now! 3 trees up w/ no decorations! I think we'll just come and stay with you! lol! Hope you will have a wonderful Christmas!

Melissa Miller said...

How beautiful Christine! I see such beauty everytime I visit your gorgeous home. I really like the clever idea for the oudoor plants. ~Lovely job!

Great new mosaic of you all for your blog header! Sorry I haven't been by lately. It's been a busy few weeks for me. ~Whew!

~Warmly, ~Melissa :)

SmilingSally said...

Christine,

All of your cloches are beautiful, especially with the lights, but my very favorite is the nativity scene.

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Christine! Such beautiful cloches! I do love the reflection of your white tree in the window...so pretty! But my favotite...those gorgeous cloches with the wonderful iton bases on your patio...magnificent! Happy weekend...hugs...Debbie

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Just beautiful!! The Cardinals are my favorites...they always are! I love them.
I enjoyed my visit very much.. :)
Mona

Natasha said...

OMG your cloche collection is to die for! You have displayed everything so creatively and your pictures are stunning.

Thanks so much for sharing these ideas-hope you don't mind if I borrow a few for Marty's next party!

Nest wishes always, Natasha.

Sares said...

Wow you have a lot of cloches! They're all so beautiful and I bet you had lots of fun decorating them too! Have a beautiful Friday Christine!

Miss Laura Lu/RMS4291960 said...

Oh my gosh Christine! You must be the queen of the cloches! They're all so beautiful! I love your white Christmas tree! As usual you've really outdone yourself! Thank you so much for sharing! God Bless! Lauralu :)

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I love them all Christine!!! The salt and pepper one is so charming, the Mary and Joseph one is so beautiful and those ones outside are breathtaking!!! I have never seen such awesome ones!!! Marty is the Diva and you are the Queen of cloches! Outstanding!! Hugs, Cindy

Shelia said...

Morning, Christine! Oh, your cloches are all so beautiful! I love the first one with the beautiful nativity in it! Now, Dear One, how many do you have? :) Everything one is gorgeous! Have a great cruise! I'm not jealous, no no Nannette! I'm not jealous! :)
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Blue Creek Home said...

I love every single one of your cloches and the way you have decorated them! Especially the one you added!

Favorites: the cut glass and the wire cloche

Also looked at that gorgeous tablescape. It's awesome!
Rhonda

Glenda/MidSouth said...

They are all so pretty! Thanks for sharing.

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

Hi Christine. Such pretty cloches and vignettes. My favorite is the one with the cardinals, or maybe the cherub, or maybe... Never mind, I love them all! Rosie

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

Hi Christine. Such pretty cloches and vignettes. My favorite is the one with the cardinals, or maybe the cherub, or maybe... Never mind, I love them all! Rosie

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Just beautiful girl...love the ones out by the pool....May you have a great weekend...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Marie said...

Wow Christine...your cloches are all fantastic. My fav are the ones outdoor in your patio. They are gorgeous!
-marie

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

I really enjoyed seeing all your cloche designs! The photography is beautiful as well!

I have a lot of my Nativity collection in different cloches for the cloche party. Come see!

Katherine

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Christine, those outdoor cloches are amazing! Absolutely gorgeous! I want a wire cloche. I love yours! Great mosaics too. laurie

Blondie's Journal said...

Christine~~~

I am so happy I didn't miss your cloches!! I have never seen so many at one time in one home. All of them are gorgeous and look so pretty at night. I really love your wire cloches. For some reason I just like them more than glass...well just a little!! And the ones you have outside are to die for!!

I didn't join because I only have 2 cloches and they were in the last party. The arrangements inside are sort of permanent...

Have a great weekend. I am going back to your tablescape!! :-)

xoxo
Janie

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Christine! Such gorgeous cloches, and such sweet vignettes! I sooo love those HUGE cloches ~ wherever did you get those?!?!

My post was late getting up, but please do come by and visit me, too!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Sue said...

Christine, Your cloches are all so very pretty! I love the Christ Child and his parents in the first one and the cardinals are just precious. How fun to add the faux plants out on the patio. The wire cloche is so darn cute, with the snowmen. I enjoyed seeing your home all done up for the holidays.
hugs, Sue

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Loving you cloches. Christine is there anyplace you haven't been!!?

Connie said...

Hi Christine,
I never know where you are going to be when I drop by ! You take such great trips and I really enjoyed the last post of Athens. So nice you love to travel and have so many people to go with you.
You home looks lovely, as usual.......
I'll be back soon.
Be well,
Connie

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