Cloche crazy!

I’m joining the winter cloche party over at  A Stroll Thru Life.

I peeked in on a few of the others participating and there are some beautiful cloche arrangements, with all kinds of fun things displayed inside.    Since I make mine ‘to sell’ (previously in our own retail store and currently in our space at Stars Antique Mall in Portland, OR) I don’t  “fill” mine as elaborately.  But I do have a LOT of different ideas and arrangements for you to explore.

I went back through a couple of years of photos to find all of these; so many of them are long gone to new loving homes.  I do, however always keep several stocked at Stars and at the shows we do in the spring and fall.


I did fill these little ones with three chocolate truffles.   The base is composed of a silver napkin ring topped with a silver coaster.


 Care to guess what it is that I’ve used for the ‘skirt’ on these???









 Cute little crown from Dollar Tree last year.

 I sure wish I could find more of thses darling little ‘bon bon’ candles.  I scored a couple of boxes of them at the thrift store back when we had our shop and they were ‘that perfect little something’ to put in the cloches.  I had them priced separately, not really wanting to sell the bon bons.  Alas, a gal came in one day and bought up every single one of them I had.  Went through the whole store and emptied all my cloches!  I was so sad to see them go that I didn’t even ask her what she was going to use them for!






















Okay, these aren’t cloches, but apothecary jars go so well WITH cloches for displaym I just HAD to share this picture of some of my fun apothecary jars.  These are currently for sale at Stars.


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  1. Wow, that is the most unbelievable collection of cloches I have ever seen. I love the ones that you have decorated inside and the ones you show empty. They are all stunning. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

  2. WoW! You do a fabulous job making your darling cloches!!! Star Antique Mall in Snohomish? If so, I was there just this last weekend, how did I miss these? I guess I’ll just have to go back again! Come visit my blog over at Cottage Hann~Me~Downs! Debbie~

  3. very NICE! the coaster napkin idea is very clever! Lezlee

  4. That is a lot of cloche’s !! See some in there that I even have ! So interesting !!! Thanks for sharing all of your treasures !

  5. I have never seen so many divine cloches! It took me months to find the one that I used for Marty’s party! I wish I could fly over to your shop right now!

    Best wishes,

  6. very artistically done! thank you for sharing all these ideas!

  7. Wow, you weren’t kidding!! That is great!! Love the extra touches of ribbon too!!

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