Monday, October 31, 2011

A Cloche Party at A Stroll Thur Life!

Hi everyone! I can’t believe tomorrow is November 1st can you? The months are flying by and soon we will be decorating our Christmas trees! For some reason I’m just not ready for that! LOL

Now on to the Cloche Party that Marty is being a fabulous hostess for! Right before my trip to HomeGoods I had left a comment on Marty’s blog saying that I was going to look for a cloche while there and this one was is the first item I chose to bring home with me. I love the word Chocolate on it don’t you? They also had them with the words Pastries and another word but I forget it, darn! Maybe cake?


My kitchen is a mess so there wasn’t any time to make anything,so when we went to Lowes and Home Depot that day, we stopped for lunch at Eat and Park where I bought four chocolate cupcakes and boy, were they delicious with a crème filled center! Hubby kept asking if I had taken a picture of them yet so he could eat them…I had one and he had three!


I also tried a couple more plates under it to give it more height!


Then I thought about my black and white checked pumpkin that I bought at Target last year and placed it underneath the cloche! I took the bow off that had came with it and added a black one…cute!


Here it is with the wording on the other side, the cost of the cloche at HomeGoods was $12.99, I didn’t think that was bad at all!


I’m going to be working on my kitchen tomorrow since I’m off, I just can’t wait to finish it!

Stop by A Stroll Thur Life to see all of the beautiful cloches and while your there join in!

I’ll also be at Savvy Southern Style for the WOW Us Wednesday party!


Phyllis said...

Well, for starters, I adore your new cloche!! You know someone posted in their blog about how to etch on glass with a special etching cream. You have given me ideas for gifts to make for Christmas and I owe your one! Thanks a million. I have seen the pyrex baking dishes etched with names on them, but I am in love with your cloche and can hardly wait to make a few.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I am just drooling. I love it. I love chocolate and this is just the cutest thing I have ever seen. Love the cupcakes,and I love the pumpkin. So fun. I think your cloche was a bargain Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

andrea said...

This is cute! A cloche is something that I am always meaning to pick up, yet never have. Maybe I will get one for Christmas this year! andrea@townandprairie

Gail said...

Oh how cute! Gotta love HomeGoods store.

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

Love that cloche.. its adorable and usable all year.. you lucky duck, I'm jealous lol..

yummy looking cupcakes too:)


Gina said...

That is so pretty! I love the chocolate cloche. Looks great with the cupcakes & with the pumpkins too. I see you're going to enjoy this new toy.

Babs said...

A chocolate cloche??? I'm loving it and your little black and white pumpkins under it too. Don't you just love Home Goods and Target?

Sheets on the line, love in my heart. said...

i am coming over right now :)!!
you cloches are just awesome!
great ideas my blogger buddy!

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Love the cloche and the checked pumpkin! I LOVE checks! And those cupcakes look DIVINE!!

Lou Cinda

Debbie said...

Your cloche looks great, Rondell! So cute with the pumpkins inside!
I'm sure you will have fun with that one. Adding extra plates made a difference in the appearance.
Have fun with your kitchen.

Chubby N Chieque said...


You make me drool!!! Love the simple way.

So elegant.

Greetings from Stockholm,

NanaDiana said...

Really, really cute! Your cloche displays are wonderful~And that checked pumpkin is so cute! xo Diana

Geneva said...

What a cute cloche! I've never seen one with etching on it and think it really adds character. I also like the way you've played around with your display... I enjoyed seeing your creative process. Thank you for sharing!

Michele Smith said...

Your new cloche is sooo cute! Love the etching on it. That would be soo easy to make too! (Not that I'm going to try it or anything...LOL)

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

I'm in love with your gingham pumpkins! They couldn't be cuter...

Shelia said...

Very nice cloche and I love what's under it! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)