10/31/2011

French Wire Cloches...Dressed for Autumn

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Hello my friends...I hope you're having a fabulous day!
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Today, Marty over at A Stroll Thru Life, is hosting the annual Autumn Cloche Party! 
I just love being able to participate in the Marty's cloche parties.  She is truly the sweetest
 and most gracious blog party hostess!  Thank you, Marty!  You will find a link to the
party at the end of this post.
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~French Wire Cloches...Dressed for Autumn~
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I only have a couple of cloches to share with you for the party today.  I have several
 cloches...six to be exact and most of them are glass.  I used all of them in my spring
 and summer decor and when it came time to decorate for autumn, I put all the cloches
 away (just for a change) except for two...my french wire cloches.  They are all dressed
 up for autumn and ready to go!  I hope you enjoy!
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Here we are in my kitchen.
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This old, chippy enamel topped table sits in the corner of my kitchen.  I just love
 this old, vintage table.  She has beautifully shaped legs...don't you think?  This table
 was sitting outside when I came to live in my honey's home.  It was love at first
 sight...yes, it was love at first sight for my honey...but I was talking about the
 table!  Hehe!  I saved this little beauty from the harsh environment and brought
 her into the house.  Sooo...all the distressing and chippiness...is "au natural"!
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My enamel top table is always decorated for the season. 
 Here she is all dressed up for autumn!
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A Mix-Matched Autumn Vignette
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A Whimsical Table Lamp...
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The tall table lamp always resides here.  It provides a little extra lighting for this
 corner of the kitchen when needed.  I love the curvy lines of the bronze base! 
The black shade is lined in leopard print fabric...a little fun and whimsy!
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  My orange and yellow rooster tassel looks nice with the black shade.
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Close-up of the rooster tassel.
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I just adore this pretty tassel!  Just look at all of the luscious layers of ribbon
 and beautiful trim!  Kristen from Kristen's Creations made this beautiful tassel.
  Thank you again, Kristen!
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I used a couple of burlap placemats for the foundation for this autumn, table top vignette.
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French Table Tray...
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A distressed gray french table tray has joined in with this autumn vignette. 
A set of autumn acorn plates, a small pumpkin soup tureen, autumn napkins,
 and a few cluster of grapes fill the french tray.
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Creamware Pitcher...
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An antique creamware pitcher filled with old nickle plated knives and
forks can be seen behind the french tray.
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New Autumn-Like Bowls...
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A stack of four autumn-like bowls join this table top vignette.  I just found
 these pretty bowls at Dollar Tree.  One can always use a few extra
 bowls...I love the color and the sweet olive pattern!
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Large Glass Canister...
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My large glass canister is filled with cookie cutters.  I love the look of old,
 vintage aluminum cookie cutters.  I can enjoy them year round in the glass canister!
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...and...last but not least...
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French Wire Cloches...
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A pair of french wire cloches are the star attraction of this autumn vignette.
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Tall Wire Cloche...
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The tall wire cloche in the back corner of this autumn vignette...measures
 a stately 30 inches in height. 
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It is also gray in color and pairs nicely with the french table tray.  It is filled
 with autumn leaves, acorns, and berries.  Climbing bittersweet is making its way
 up to the top of the cloche.
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A close-up of the autumn pretties inside of the tall wire cloche.
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Wire Cloche with a Pillar Candle...
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The smaller wire cloche sits upon a silver pedestal dish and hosts
 a lovely "goldenrod" colored candle.  This french wire cloche is also
 gray...pairing nicely with the tall wire cloche and french table tray. 
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 If you are a follower of Happy To Design, you may have noticed that I have a "thing"
 for the color goldenrod this autumn season.  I recently created an autumn tablescape
 with a new set of goldenrod colored dishes...if you would like to see it...just click HERE.
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Isn't that bird finial on top of the wire cloche...just the sweetest?
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A close-up of the new autumn-like bowls.
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I thought I would show you what is under the enamel top table. 
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An old, rusty wire basket filled with goodies!
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Inside the rusty wire basket...
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   Burlap and woven gray placemats and a glass milk bottle fill an old crock mixing bowl.
  A smaller crock can be seen next to the large mixing bowl...a trio of aluminum buckets
 spill forth from the smaller crock.
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...and Voila!
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 An autumn table top vignette with french wire cloches!
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I hope that you enjoyed!
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Autumn Cloche Party
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Thank you, Marty...for hosting the autumn cloche party for us!
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Well my friends...I am so happy that you stopped by for a visit today!  Please leave me a note to let me know that you were here...I would love to visit with you!
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Warmest Autumn Wishes!

43 comments:

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

I LOVE it all -- especially the dusty wire basket underneath :)

Blessings!
Gail

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Well, Ms. Chari, there you go again!! You are the most creative!! I LOVE your wire cloches!! Very pretty with your candle and the berries. And you used your table as a part of the vignette!! I especially love that rooster tassel! He is just the cutest! And I guess I need to make a Dollar Tree run to get some of those bowls!! I love it all! Thanks for sharing!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love how the wire cloches fit in so perfectly with this vignette, Chari! This tabletop makes me feel like getting ready to grab a bowl for some stew or soup!

Shelia said...

Looks wonderful, Chari!I love that little enamel topped table and how you can decorate through the seasons. We had one when I was a little girl with a red top! It was tiny and I sat on a tall kitchen stool and mom and dad had chairs! :)
Sweet memories.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Gail said...

Everything is just gorgeous Chari! I LOVE your wire cloches!!!!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Chari I LOVE it all!! Looks like a picture right out of a magazine!! Love it! Martina

Blondie's Journal said...

This is such a pretty fall vignette, Chari! The table is fabulous, I'm so glad you brought it in from the cold and gave it a good home!! ;-D

I love these cloches...I really prefer the wire over glass...just more interesting. They are decorated so pretty! Love the bird finial, too!!

Hope you are doing well, my friend. Has it gotten cold in your neck of the woods yet?

XO,
Jane

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

Your table is just stunning. The wore cloche and basket together play off of each other so well. You just know how to put things together to make the lovliest vignettes..

hugs to you
Sonny

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh Chari, you know that I always love your vignettes and your frenchy wire cloches are both fabulous. I love them. So pretty and you always mix the most interesting things together in the most wonderful way. Gorgeous vignette. I love the wire basket under the table too. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

kitty said...

I love your wire cloches & your enamel table looks so warm, cozy & loved!!

Olive Cooper said...

Chari, the wire cloches are my very, very favorites. You have done up this display so beautifully. I love every inch of it. I decorate my floor too♥ olive

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

OMG you've done it again!
Just simply Gorgeous Chari!
I love the layering on your chippy table and the colors, the pumpkin and the napkins and bowls!
Everything looks fit for a magazine lay-out indeed!
Hugs girlfriend,
Cindy

Natasha in Oz said...

I always enjoy looking at your seasonal decorations Chari and this Fall I think you have outdone yourself! Those wire cloches are gorgeous but I also love the beautiful vignettte you created. Thanks for sharing some great decorating ideas!

Best wishes,
Natasha.

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Hey Chari...saw your link at Marty's. I love it all. The wire cloches are wonderful. You have such a way with arranging things...especially the tray underneath. I never would have thought to do that. Great post. Have a good week!

AshTreeCottage said...

I am just drooling over your beautiful wire cloches!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

On Crooked Creek said...

Chari,
I adore your enamel chippy table in the corner of your kitchen...and oh, how stunning all dressed in Autumn's glory!!!Your wire cloches are stunning!!! You make the ordinary look extra~ordinary, my dear friend! Thank you for coming to the party...I was looking for you!
Fondly,
Pat
P.S. I'll be praying for your friend, Gloria, daily!

The enchanted home said...

Love all you did...magazine worthy for sure!! You are very creative and have a great eye for detail and balance! Love it..so beautiful!

paperbutterfly said...

You have not lost your artistic touch! Everything looks perfectly placed! Especially that rooster tassel. How I have missed having the time to pop in. Thank you for the visit and I hope to return sooner this time. You are always welcome for tea!
Blessings,
Pam

Bonnie said...

You are well dressed for Marty's party. I love your fall wire cloches and your vignette is delightful.

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Chari, I always look forward to your posts because there definitely will be something to enjoy as well as good ideas to inspire. Your table is filled with interesting things that you so cleverly showcased together. The wire basket beneath the table looks great there. Enjoy your week!------Shannon

Nancy's Notes said...

Just beautiful, every detail is absolutely wonderful! You'll be the star at Marty's party!

podso said...

Stunning! Especially your "artsy" one on top! I love the napkins and whole vignette! May be one of your best. Very nice, Chari!

Sonia said...

I adore wire cloches..first of all they don't break!! LOL..Your little table is just full of pretties...love the rooster tassel and the tray with the pretty napkins too. The stacked bowls and flatware give a cozy feel. I really love the cloche with the bird finial on top. Beautiful vignette!!! Hope you are enjoying fall...heard you already had snow in Colorado!! Loved seeing your message ..I haven't been posting as much ..way too busy at work these days but things are slowing down now and should be back to regular posts! Thanks for your sweet comments!

Miss Bloomers

Veronica said...

I really really need a wire cloche...honestly I do, especially after seeing your beauties..sigh. love your cloches. Gorgeous eye candy.

Veronica
Tassels Twigs and Tastebuds

Lori E said...

You always set the nicest vignettes with the coolest stuff.

Barb and Dell said...

Beautiful vignette! I love your tall cloche in the corner.
Barb

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Love the wire cloche, and of course the french twist of it all! Love the enamel table too!!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Chari, dear lady, I just love your wire cloches! I had a black wire cloche with a little tweeter on top and I debated whether to paint it or not. I ended up painting it because it goes better with my decor. However, I do love the sharpness of the black too.
Love all your arrangements. There is always lots of eye candy to enjoy here. Thanks for sharing and have a delightful day.

Blessings,
Sandi

Patricia Ann said...

Everything looks beautiful, as always! I do love the wire cloches. I only have one....I need to get some more : )

Lynn said...

I don't have a cloche. Until about six months ago I had never even heard of them. I still don't know how the word is pronounced. I have never cared to be cloche savvy. BUT! those wire ones? Well. THAT is a different story! I need to go shopping!

Geneva said...

I've so enjoyed reading this post and loved seeing how you've decorated your kitchen table. The wire cloches are so unique! I loved everything! Thank You for sharing your creative spirit!

Cindy said...

Dearest Chari,
Another gorgeous vignette put together by the very talented you! It's so gorgeous! I love the black wire cloches, they just naturally look "Autumn-ish" don't they!
Love and hugs, Cindy

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Darling Chari, my goodness the wire cloches are fabulous! I could never find anything around here like that, specially the smaller one with the bird, just awesome and your arragments with the candle and the berries. Love those bowls, and the roostertassel, lovely! Happy Cloche Party.
FABBY

Apple of His Eye said...

Chari,
You are so good! How you put all these things together! You are so talented! I have so much to learn...sigh

I put stuff together and get frustrated. Love Dollar Tree that's where I purchased my Fall plates last year and used on my tablescape.
Hugs,
LaDonna

xinex said...

Beautiful vignettes, Chari, and I love your wire cloches!...Christine

Michele Smith said...

Wow, what a beautiful vignette. I LOVE your wire cloches and isn't Kristen great?! I have two rooster tassels made by her.
Have a great day!
Michele

Beeutiful by Design said...

I love the wire cloche's they look fabulous! Jennifer

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Your cloches are very pretty and your vignette is lovely. I'm also enjoying the display under the table. I have a similar pair of the tall wire cloche but with rounded tops. I used one to join in on the cloche party fun this week.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Chari..you have such a way of placing things...putting things together, that makes me yearn for such talent! I just keep looking and trying this and that. I honestly think you have improved me..a little. But I have to WORK at it and it looks ... giggle..like I am working at it.
Everything is precious!
I have NO wire cloches..nary a one. I need to *sigh* give up and go shopping for one because I'm NOT going to find one at a garage sale! LOL
Hugs!
Mona

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh this all looks so warm and cozy and delightfully fall! Love your rooster tassel. How inviting.

Jo's This and That said...

Beautiful! love it alland realy love the wire basket! Joann

lvroftiques said...

You do amazing vignettes Chari! Love everything! And especially those wire cloches! Where (May I ask) did you find them?
I'm also crazy for that goldenrod color only at my house we call it "tumeric" *winks* Vanna

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